[SHOT 2020] – 2A Armament's New Lightweight Titanium Bolt Carrier Group

At Shot Show this week, 2A Armament announced their brand new lightweight titanium bolt carrier group. 2A Armament has come out with a number of coated bolt carrier groups as well as lightweight options, but this is by far the lightest option available from them.

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Patent Approved for 2A Armament Regulated Bolt-Carrier Group

It may not sound very earth-shattering that an AR-15 component manufacturer like 2A Armament has received a patent from the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office), but with so many companies in existence in this line of work, it is great to see something new and innovative.

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[SHOT 2018] Ultralight Rimfire From 2A Armament

Manufacturers of premium quality AR15 rifles, 2A Armament debuted two ultralight rimfire setups that can be used as training kits or as standalone rifle platforms for hunting, target shooting or general plinking. The kits come in two forms: a drop in bolt carrier group that works with your existing .223 barrel or a barrel and bolt combination for building a complete upper.

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TFB REVIEW: 2A Armament Balios Lite Gen 2

When it comes to direct impingement 5.56mm AR15 rifles, it takes something fairly special to stand out in today’s crowd. The current market is saturated with black rifles from giant manufacturers all the way down to the smallest custom boutique shops. Triggers, rail systems, and precision machining tops the list of what most knowledgeable consumers focus on when buying a modern sporting rifle. And more advanced shooters will opt to build their own guns with custom criteria that fits their needs. But one specification is often over looked (or ignored) – weight. The wizards at 2A Armament have refined the second generation of their Balios Lite AR15. A rifle so impressively light that it has to be held to be truly appreciated.

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NEW: 2A Armament Aethon Receivers And Rails

Adding to my growing list of “companies I wish I had the time to visit at SHOT 2017”, 2A Armament is a maker of ultralight AR parts that are both stylish and functional. Sporting a redesigned grip on the flared magazine well and integrated QD sling attachment points, the new Atheon receivers will mate up perfectly with the current Balios series of rails and receivers.

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2A Armament's XLR-20 in 6.5 Creedmoor

The 6.5 Creedmoor seems to be getting a lot of love going into 2017 with a variety of guns and ammunition products being introduced for the caliber (such as this and this.) One of the latest is the XLR-20 rifle from 2A Armament.

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2A Armament's Xanthos-Lite "Large Frame" .308 Ultra-Light Billet Receiver Set

2A Armament, known for their ultra-light Balios-lite receiver set and rifle for the intermediate caliber AR-15, has upped the offering to full battle-rifle calibers with their Xanthos-Lite receiver set. The new recevier set, introduced and sold as matched pairs (due to the large variation of specifications within the .308 world) is geared for “large-frame” parts and components (meaning DPMS LR-308 or “Gen-1” components).

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BLR-16: 5 Pound AR

2A Armament officially released its 5 pound BALIOS-Lite 16″ rifle, aka BLR-16. The rifles make use of lightweight components, including those made of titanium, to minimize weight.

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2A Armament – Manufacturing Highlight Video

2A Armament, a new manufacturer of ultra-lightweight AR parts (like the Balios Lite system), has released a fantastic video showcasing their manufacturing capabilities.

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Revolution Roller Trigger

Armageddon Gear and JP Enterprises collaborated on this new Revolution Roller Trigger. Tom Fuller of Armageddon Gear approached JP Enterprises with his Roller Trigger design.

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Extreme Lightweight Balios-Lite Lower 7 Upper Receivers

2A Armament of Idaho now has announced their upcoming BALIOS-Lite Receiver. The lower is a scant 6.5 oz according to their retailer, which is close to full polymer lowers (about 5.5 oz) from most manufacturers. The upper receiver weighs in at 5.85 oz.

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