Goodby Ares Armor, Hello American Weapons Components

Ares Armor is rebranding and will now be operating under the new name of American Weapons Components. According to Bryce Stirlen, the president and CEO of American Weapons Components, the company wanted to highlight its commitment to US manufacturing while still ensuring the name properly represented its core business.

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Ares CEO Apologizes For Firing Dimitrios Karras

It seems the recent Ares Armor drama may soon be resolved. After publicly firing founder Dimitrios Karras, the CEO of the company Bryce Stirlen has apologized in an open letter for the firing and his public remarks. This comes after Karras responded, telling his side of the story to TFB. Stirlen’s letter is reproduced below:

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Ares Armor Crayon Drawing Sent To BATFE Director

Dimitrios Karras of Ares Armor is a little frustrated with the BATFE’s inconsistency regarding 80% lowers, and what constitutes their manufacture. To assist ATF director B. Todd Jones in understanding, Karras wrote a letter outlining some of the previous statements made by Jones regarding this issue:

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Ares Armor 80% Polymer AR15 Lower on Sale for $50

Ares Armor is updating their Polymer 80% AR15 Lower Receivers so they are offering closeout pricing on the existing models. For $50. Which is over %50 off.

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Ares Armor NiB Bolt Carrier Group (MKI MOD0)

Ares Armor recently settled a slight dispute with another company and this company has agreed to pay damages. Why is this important? Ares has decided to use the settlement funding to pass on some savings and sell a BCG below cost.

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Ares Armor Kydex Remora Speed (Pump) Shotgun Shell Holder

Ares Armor (yes, that Ares Armor) partnered with a current active duty Marine (Oorah!) to create the “Remora Speed Shotshell Holder” for MOE-equipped pump-action shotguns. The shell holder is set up specifically for MagPul MOE foreends currently manufactured for Remington 870 and Mossberg 500/590 shotguns.

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