Geissele's Border Patrol Rifles Coming To Civilian Market

Geissele won a contract to supply new rifles to the US Border Patrol back in 2022. Well, those models are now available for purchase directly from Geissele. Let’s take a look at the various models and their features.

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Geissele Super Duty MOD1 SBR 5.56 Rifles

Geissele Automatics have expanded their line of Super Duty 5.56 ARs with the introduction of the MOD1 SBR rifles. These new Geissele short-barreled rifles are available with 10.3″ and 11.5″ barrels and are essentially the stocked versions of their MOD1 Pistols. Let’s take a closer look.

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[SHOT 2024] Geissele Automatics Displays New AK Trigger And El Corto SBR

Geissele Automatics showcased two new additions to their product lineup at SHOT Show 2024, specifically a trigger designed for AK rifles and the El Corto short barreled rifle.

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Geissele Super Duty Rifles Win LAPD SWAT Contract

Geissele Automatics announced today on Instagram that the Super Duty rifle won an LAPD contract for the SWAT and Tactical Surveillance Teams. LAPD SWAT has used the HK416 for several years, but it seems those days are ending. Let’s see what this new gun has to offer.

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Budget Geissele: ALG Defense El Jefe Rifle

If you always wanted to own a Geissele rifle but could never afford one, then the new El Jefe rifle must be interesting to you. This rifle is made by Geissele Automatics but it’s sold under the ALG Defense brand (Geissele’s sister company). With an MSRP of $1,199, the El Jefe rifle is $900 cheaper than the most affordable Geissele-branded rifle. The differences between the El Jefe and Geissele rifles of comparable configuration are in materials, manufacturing techniques and finishes.

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US SOCOM Selects Geissele Automatics for MRGG-S

During a video introducing some new products published on 31 August, Bill Geissele announced that Geissele’s submission to US SOCOM’s MRGG-S (Mid-Range Gas Gun) program had been selected. The new rifle appears to have beaten out rival designs from other down-selected companies, including FN and LMT.

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Geissele Super Night Owl Suppressor – Double-Wall – 6.5mm

Reviving a six-year-old product announcement is not a normal occurrence in the firearms industry, but neither is a rifle/trigger/optic manufacturer releasing a silencer. The Geissele Super Night Owl quietly appeared on the manufacturer’s site this week without much fanfare. The 2.25” diameter, 1.47-pound rifle suppressor is bored to 6.5mm, is user serviceable, and is priced at $2,400. If you are scratching your head and wondering if something is off, you aren’t alone. Absent mind-blowing noise reduction numbers, these stats are difficult to digest. We’ll pass on more information as soon as it becomes available.

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POTD: Brownells 12.5" Patrol Rifle Build

Holt Works Photography produces some amazing photographs. Today we have just one photo of a Brownells 12.5” patrol rifle build. Feeling like building something similar, or do you live in an area where there are barrel length restrictions?

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New RDSMicro MOA3 Red Dot from Warner & Swasey

The Warner & Swasey name returns to the world of firearm optics with the RDSMicro MOA3 red dot sight. It features a proprietary 1.54″ mount, as well as integral backup iron sights on top of the optic. The RDSMicro MOA3 is exclusivley sold by Geissele.

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[SHOT 2023] Geissele GFR Maritime RECCE and Stratomatch 6mm ARC Rifles

At SHOT Show 2023Geissele Automatics displayed a number of their government contract rifles as well as a pair of civilian market guns chambered in 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge), the GFR Maritime RECCE and GFR Stratomatch, that are also based on DoD contract guns. Let’s take a closer look.

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[SHOT 2023] The Geissele 6mm ARC RECCE Rifle

Geissele Automatics showed up to SHOT Show 2023 with two new rifles chambered in the ultimate SPR cartridge: 6mm ARC. The competition-ready Stratomatch rifle and the tough and durable GFR (Geissele Freedom Rifle) RECCE.

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Geissele Wins Customs And Border Protection Contract

Geisslele Automatics won a contract to supply AR-15 rifles to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This new contract includes both complete rifles and upper receiver groups. Let’s take a look at the specifics of this contract, and what it might mean for Geissele’s future civilian offerings.

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POTD: Vortex on United States Army M110A1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle

Photo Of The Day: Above we have the United States Army Squad Designated Marksman Rifle M110A1 (SDMR). But take a closer look, there’s something unusual going on. If you look at the optic you’ll see it’s from Vortex rather than SIG Sauer.

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Geissele Releases the SSA-E X Trigger for Individual Sale

Those of you who have picked up one of Geissele’s Super Duty rifles will probably know all about how well regarded the SSA-E X trigger is. For those that don’t know, this particular trigger is an improved version of the popular SSA-E trigger. The SSA-E X adds a semi-curved Lightning Bow trigger and also has a lot of the same great features that the rest of the SSA-E lineup has. Before, those that wanted one of these highly sought-after triggers could only get them by purchasing one of Geissele’s Super Duty rifles but now Geissele is offering the SSA-E X as a standalone product for those that want to get one.

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Runnin Guns: The Great Geissele Fed Gun Bucket

Every community has its hot-button words. Words that when they pop up in a headline or, say, a patent, rational minds storm out the door; any willingness to ask clarifying questions in tow. In this community, two of those words are “Database” and “Government”. I witnessed some of this reactionary fervor start to simmer recently when someone was rummaging around on google patent search and turned up this filing from Geissele:

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