Category: AR-15

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Silver Shadow Gilboa PDW AR-15

DoubleTapper recently attended the ISDEF 2010 expo in Israel. One of the guns he saw there was the Gilboa, which made by the Israeli firm Silver Shadow Advanced Security System Ltd. This full-auto AR-15 style weapon has just about all the features you could want from a [Read More…]

Rock River Arms PDS Carbine

I recently blogged about RAA’s PDS pistol. This is the carbine version of the pistol. The Piston Driven System Carbine utilizes a propriety bolt carrier that actuated by a piston. The return spring is located above the barrel, much like the Para Ordnance TTR [Read More…]

Ruger SR556 Review

Vuurwapen Blog reviews the Ruger SR556. Part 1. Part 2. The video review is below … I have used one and I liked it. A common complaint is that is heavy, which it is, but this is not necessarily a bad thing and comes down to personal preference. [ Many thanks to [Read More…]

Rock River Arms PDS Pistol

The new RRA PDS Pistol is the first firearm from RRA to utilized their new PDS pistol system. It features a full length picatinny rail, two position gas regulator and non-reciprocating foldable ambidextrous charging handles. The PDS system must have a return spring [Read More…]

Ruger SR-556/6.8

Ruger AR-15, the SR-556, is now available chambered in 6.8mm SPC. The SR-556/6.8 has .850 heavy contour barrel with a 1:10 twist. It comes packaged with a 5 round and a 25 round magazine. The MSRP is $1995.00.

LaRue VFZ mounts

LaRue Tactical’s new VFZ are interesting. Instead out clamping horizontally they clamp vertically. From LaRue … VFZ is a new theory in the concept of clamping accessories to MIL-STD-1913 rails. Instead of using a horizontal cross-bolt, the VFZ uses a [Read More…]

AR-15 Bolt Carrier Bounce

Andrew from Vuurwapen Blog has created this slow motion video demonstrating AR-15 bolt carrier bounce. It shows how lighter weight buffers allow the bolt carrier to bounce back after hitting the barrel extension. The weight of the buffer becomes critical when said items [Read More…]

Head Down XPR15 rifle

The bronze receivers combined with the simple and clean Magpul MOE furniture is a lovely combination. The XPR15 features Head Down’s billet upper and lower (both hard coat anodized), a 16″ chrome-lined barrel and Magpul MOE gear (grip, stock, hand guard, [Read More…]

Shooting an AR-15 underwater

It turns out an FMJ 5.56mm round travels four feet underwater before running out of steam. How long before someone creates a underbarrel speargun? [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ] [ Video from MyGunExchange ]

How to draw an M4 Carbine

The Wounded Artist Project is a nonprofit that is sending art kits to war wounded recovering in military hospitals. They have produced a range of videos to help teach art including this video which shows how to draw an M4. You can donate to the project over at their [Read More…]

Guns n’ Weed

ZOR MASHUR, KANDAHAR PROVINCE – JUNE 09: A soldier with the 1-71 Cavalry sits in a field of cannabis plants while on patrol June 9, 2010 in the village of Zor Mashur, south of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Cannabis produces the hashish drug that is popular in [Read More…]

Armatac SAW-MAG

Armatac has developed a new version of their 150 round AR-15 compatible drum magazine and named it the SAW-MAG. More information and a video can he had over at Defense Review.