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LANTAC .308/7.62×51 E-BCG – Now Available

Posted on August 14th, 2016 by ar15news

By now most people are familiar with the LANTAC E-BCG. I personally use it in my suppressed SBR and it is simply an amazing BCG. They’ve been leaking pics of the .308/7.62×51 version for a while now and all of a sudden…the big boys are finally available. Make no mistake, this is not your average BCG and is priced accordingly. If you’re looking for simply the best .308 BCG, this is it. Pics and details are below. 

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AR10 Full Auto Style for increased mass and lock time.
Our new BCG is precision machined from 8620 Steel with a 9310 Precision Hard Ground, Magnetically Particle Inspected Bolt.
The entire carrier assembly is NiB, Electroless Nickel Boron coated with the patented, advanced UCT EXO process, unlike standard NiB coatings.
This offers extreme lubricity with a friction coefficient of .02 and surface hardness of 82-85 Rockwell C.
The carriers patent pending design features unique shrouded and forward facing gas ports that have also been re sized so that gas is vented differently to a standard carrier.
This results in a system that runs flatter with a smoother energy pulse.
In addition the system also runs cooler and cleaner, there is also less pressurization of the upper receiver when running a suppressed barrel.
The flared boss at the tail of the carrier enhances the BCG’s position within the buffer tube at the time of cycling and allows for a flatter more controlled reciprocation of the assembly.
All critical dimensions are hard turned / ground after heat treat.
All E-BCG’s feature the LANTAC CP-R360-H™ patent pending domed cam pin that is machined from 17-4PH Stainless Steel and hardened to H900 condition (45RC approx).
The ultra smooth head reduces wear within the upper receiver.
The BCG’s weight helps to increase lock time with smoother operation.
Gas keys are properly staked at four points and only grade 8 fasteners are used in assembly.

The E-BCG’s forward porting and unique shape assist in reducing pressurization inside the upper receiver that can be caused by short barrel rifles running suppressors.
However, it should be noted that the E-BCG™ is not a complete solution for this issue and all rifles are different. ‘Over Gassed’ guns will suffer to a larger extent from this problem.

– Weight 1Lb 2.1oz
– Forward Porting, Enlarged Vents.
– Balanced flared boss.
– 8620 Carrier, Heat Treated, Hard Turned.
– MPI 9310 Bolt, Hard Turned / Ground.
– NiB UCT EXO Coating.
– CP-R360-H Domed Cam Pin
– Mil-Spec Gas Rings
– Mil-Spec Staked Gas Key
– Grade 8 Hardened Fasteners
– All Hard Chrome surfaces are to MIL-STD-171 1.2.2.2
– Lifetime Warranty.
– Made in the USA.

The LANTAC 308/7.62×51 E-BCGs are in-stock and available for purchase right now at www.RainierArms.com.

Faxon Firearms – Headspace Matched Bolt/BCG and Barrel

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by ar15news

**Press Release**

(Cincinnati, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of factory matched bolts and barrels for all its 5.56 NATO and 300 Blackout Barrels.

Available for order today, anytime a customer orders a bolt and/or carrier with a barrel, the Faxon factory will precision match the bolt to the barrel using custom hardened gauging. As a set, the bolt and barrel are then matching laser engraved as a set for easy identification.

Faxon Firearms Headspace Matched Bolt and Barrel

Matching our famous barrels, Faxon’s bolts are made using only state-of- the-art machining and materials. Bolts are machined from 9310 tool steel, which is stronger than “mil-spec” C158. The extractor is S7 with latest-spec extractor spring system including spring, “Crane” o-ring, and silicone insert. Bolt carriers available as optional add-ons include the ultra-lightweight GUNNER series and the standard “M16” carrier.

“For customers who do not have a set of headspace gauges or a gunsmith available, the factory-matched bolt/carrier and barrel removes all the guesswork from putting together an AR-15,” said Nathanial Schueth, Director of Sales & Product Development. “Further, the laser-engraving ensures that no bolt and barrel are mixed up between rifles.” There is no charge for the factory-matching, laser-engraved serialized bolt and barrel service. Orders only apply to in-stock barrels and bolts, with lead times generally only a week after order. Dealers and OEMs are encouraged to explore the service as well.

Bolt Specifications:

Bolt:
-9310 Tool Steel Construction (Stronger than C158)
-Full MIL-SPEC Heat Treatment
-Shot Peened to MIL-SPEC
-Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
-Back of Lugs Chamfered for Reliability
-Spring, Insert, & "Crane" O-Ring Installed
-QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

Extractor:
-S7 Tool Steel Construction
-Fully Heat Treated
-Shot Peened Per MIL-SPEC
-QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms marketplace. Faxon focuses on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, MuzzLok (crush-washer free) muzzle devices, and now with factory headspaced bolts and barrels, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers are welcome.

For more information on Faxon Firearms, visit www.faxonfirearms.com.

Cross Machine Tool Phosphate, Nitride and NiB M16 BCGs

Posted on July 20th, 2016 by ar15news

I’ve seen a lot of “random” price bumps lately one products including BCGs, magazines, etc. so any time I can I try to support companies that are trying to keep pricing normal even during times where stuff is moving a lot faster than it has been. My friends at Cross Machine Tool didn’t tell me this but I just saw that they got a restock on their very nice M16 BCGs in Phosphate, Nitride and Nickel Boron finishes. On top of offering them at a great price they are also offering Free Shipping. Not sure how long these will be in-stock so hurry up and snag one for your next build.

Cross Machine Tool Phosphate M16 BCG – $119.50 w/Free Shipping

Cross Machin Tool Phosphate M16 BCG

Cross Machine Tool NITRIDE M16 BCG – $129.50 w/Free Shipping

Cross Machine Tool NITRIDE M16 BCG

Cross Machine Tool Nickel Boron NiB M16 BCG – $139.50 w/Free Shipping

Cross Machine Tool NiB BCG

NEW – AIM AR/M16 .223/5.56/.300 BLACKOUT NIB EXO MPI BCG

Posted on July 6th, 2016 by ar15news

I’m definitely going to have to pick up a few of these new NIB EXO BCG’s from AIM Surplus. The NIB EXO coating is simply amazing and well worth the extra money over a standard NIB finish. Combine the NIB EXO finish with the awesome specs of this BCG and this should be a real winner. I already have a few AIM Surplus BCG’s and they do a great job of offering a high quality product at a very good price point. This new BCG is made right here in the USA with a Lifetime Warranty and just $119.95 shipped. 

Pics and info below. Get more details and purchase at www.AIMSurplus.com.

Aim Surplus NIB EXO BCG 2

AIM AR/M16 5.56/.223/.300 BLACKOUT complete Bolt Carrier Groups now with UCT’s exclusive Nickel Boron EXO Technology coating. We are having these bolts manufactured to our exacting standards with no Frills added to be able to offer the best BCG at the Best Price. Features 9310 Bolt Material; 8620 carrier and gas key; Properly staked Investment cast gas key hardened to USGI specifications fastened with Hardened Grade 8 Fasteners; Shot peened MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspected) Bolt. Extractor insert installed. Proudly made in the USA with a Lifetime Warranty.

UCT’S EXCLUSIVE EXO TECHNOLOGY
EXO Technology creates a competitive advantage for all kinds of components, because treated parts run dramatically longer and more accurately with less maintenance. Further, EXO greatly enhances heat dissipation, so treated products run far cooler than non-treated parts. The EXO process is permanent, lasting for the entire lifespan of treated parts. A patented, nodular nickel-boron (NiB) surface treatment, EXO nucleates on the surface atoms of metals, becoming part of the metal rather than merely applied to the outside. In addition, the treated surface becomes harder than the substrate itself, eliminating the cost, weight and degradation problems of conventional hardened metals. EXO Technology is featured in firearms, weapons and support systems used by the U.S. military and law enforcement and security agencies. EXO Technology is appropriate for virtually any application where reduced friction, extended service life, enhanced performance and lower maintenance are desirable.

Carrier
–  M16 style (Auto)
–  Machined from 8620 tool steel
–  Heat treated to military specifications

Bolt
–  Machined from 9310 tool steel
–  Heat treated to military specifications
–  Shot Peened
–  Ground to meet military required tolerances
–  MPI (Mag Particle Inspected)

Gas Key
–  Machined from 4140
–  Heat treated to military specifications

Extractor
–  Machined from 4140
–  Heat treated to military specifications
–  Shot peened

Firing Pin
–  Machined from 8640 tool steel
–  Heat treated to military specifications
–  Ground to meet military required tolerances
–  Coated with .0002”-.0003” of hard chrome per MIL-STD-171 1.2.2.2

Cam Pin
–  Machined from 4340
–  Quench and temper heat treat
–  Ground to meet military required tolerances

FDE BCG……Because Flat Dark Everything!!

Posted on June 15th, 2016 by ar15news

Bravo Company Mfg just introduced a new version of their AR-15/M16 full auto BCG with a Flat Dark Earth IonBond finish. The IonBond is a low friction coating that will help reduce wear on your BCG, makes it easier to clean and protects our BCG from corrosion, etc. It also looks pretty stinking sexy!! Bravo Company Mfg BCG’s feature a C158 Shot Peened Bolt, tool steel machined extractor and ejector, BCM Extractor Spring and are HPT tested and MPI inspected. Take a look at the pics below, then head on over to www.BravoCompanyUSA.com to snag one of these beauties!

BCM FDE IonBond M16 BCG 1BCM FDE IonBond M16 BCG 1BCM FDE IonBond M16 BCG 1BCM FDE IonBond M16 BCG 4

 

 

LANTAC .308/7.62X51MM “HEAVY” E-BCG

Posted on June 8th, 2016 by ar15news

LANTAC .308/7.62X51MM Enhanced Full Auto Style Bolt Carrier Group NiB Coated

LANTAC E-BCG™, Enhanced Bolt Carrier Group. AR10 Full Auto Style for increased mass and lock time. Our new BCG is precision machined from 8620 Steel with a 9310 Precision Hard Ground, Magnetically Particle Inspected Bolt. The entire carrier assembly is NiB, Electroless Nickel Boron coated with the patented, advanced UCT EXO process, unlike standard NiB coatings. This offers extreme lubricity with a friction coefficient of .02 and surface hardness of 82-85 Rockwell C.

LANTAC 308 EBCG -620

The carriers patent pending design features unique shrouded and forward facing gas ports that have also been re sized so that gas is vented differently to a standard carrier. This results in a system that runs flatter with a smoother energy pulse. In addition the system also runs cooler and cleaner, there is also less pressurization of the upper receiver when running a suppressed barrel.

LANTAC 308 EBCG 1

The flared boss at the tail of the carrier enhances the BCG’s position within the buffer tube at the time of cycling and allows for a flatter more controlled reciprocation of the assembly. All critical dimensions are hard turned / ground after heat treat.

LANTAC 308 EBCG 1

All E-BCG’s feature the LANTAC CP-R360-H™ patent pending domed cam pin that is machined from 17-4PH Stainless Steel and hardened to H900 condition (45RC approx). The ultra smooth head reduces wear within the upper receiver. The BCG’s weight helps to increase lock time with smoother operation.

LANTAC 308 EBCG 3

Gas keys are properly staked at four points and only grade 8 fasteners are used in assembly.

LANTAC 308 EBCG 3

The E-BCG’s forward porting and unique shape assist in reducing pressurization inside the upper receiver that can be caused by short barrel rifles running suppressors. However, it should be noted that the E-BCG™ is not a complete solution for this issue and all rifles are different. ‘Over Gassed’ guns will suffer to a larger extent from this problem.

Weight 1Lb 2.1oz
Forward Porting, Enlarged Vents.
Balanced flared boss.
8620 Carrier, Heat Treated, Hard Turned.
MPI 9310 Bolt, Hard Turned / Ground.
NiB UCT EXO Coating.
CP-R360-H Domed Cam Pin
Mil-Spec Gas Rings
Mil-Spec Staked Gas Key
Grade 8 Hardened Fasteners
All Hard Chrome surfaces are to MIL-STD-171 1.2.2.2
Lifetime Warranty.
Made in the USA

MSRP $345.00

Pre-Order now direct or through our Dealer/Distributor network

www.lantac-usa.com

KAK Industry – Memorial Day

Posted on May 28th, 2016 by ar15news

The KAK Industry Memorial Day sale starts now. Save 15% site wide by using the code “thanks” at checkout. This sale is not retroactive, one use per customer and valid for in-stock items only. Get in on the deal at www.kakindustry.com.

KAK Industry Memorial Day SaleKAK Industry Shockwave Buffer Tube and 10.5″ Melonite Barrel shown.

**The sale expires monday at midnight. Does not apply to volume discounts, your order will be canceled and refunded.**

 

LANTAC 308 “Heavy” E-BCG

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by ar15news

LANTAC has been working on the new .308 (Heavy) Version of their E-BCG for some time now and they just announced it is now in production. The E-BCG is simply one of the best AR15 BCG’s on the market and now you’re looking at possibly the best AR10 BCG out there as well. Time will tell but I am expecting great things from the E-BCG “Heavy”. Not sure on price just yet but if the price of the AR15 E-BCG is any indicator, it’s not going to be cheap. We’ll keep you up to speed as more information regarding the E-BCG Heavy is released.

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Lantac EBCG Heavy 308 BCG 1

Lantac EBCG Heavy 308 BCG 2

Faxon Firearms “Gunner” Ultra-Light Bolt Carrier Group

Posted on April 28th, 2016 by ar15news

When looking to reduce felt recoil in an AR-15 (there isn’t a ton but there’s enough), one route you could go is to go with a lightweight Bolt Carrier Group. Lightweight BCGs are largely used in competition rifles like those used 3-Gun where the lighter the recoil the better for fast followup shots, etc. Faxon Firearms is already very well know for their successful ARAK-21 self contained piston upper and massive selection of barrels but noticed some issues with other lightweight BCGs and decided to make their own. Check out the all new Faxon Firearms “Gunner” Ultra-Light BCG and intro pricing info below.

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When looking at lightweight bolt carrier groups, we were unsatisfied with what the market had to offer. Seeing a capability gap, we set out to create a bolt carrier group that could live up to the GUNNER name with no compromise in strength or function. We set specifications that would allow no compromise:

1. Lightest Weight Possible (8.32 Ounces Complete, 6.24 Ounces Carrier & Key Only)
2. MIL-SPEC Materials & Finishes or Better!
3. Forward Assist Serrations
4. Compatible with Dust Covers
5. Maintains Full-Auto Trip Sear for full-auto and the new multi-stage trigger functionality
6. Looks Amazing

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Matching our barrels, we selected the QPQ method of Salt Bath Nitride for all the carriers components. By coating all parts, the carrier’s natural slickness is increased markedly requiring less gas and pressure to operate. Further, the QPQ SBN process seals components against corrosion while making them fantastically wear resistant.

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As a testament of our trust, the carriers are all laser-engraved with the Faxon Shield after passing all Quality inspections.

Detailed Spec:

Bolt:
– 9310 Tool Steel Construction (Stronger than C158)
– Full MIL-SPEC Heat Treatment
– Shot Peened to MIL-SPEC
– Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
– Back of Lugs Chamfered for Reliability
– Spring, Insert, & “Crane” O-Ring Installed
– QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

Extractor:
– S7 Tool Steel Construction
– Fully Heat Treated
– Shot Peened Per MIL-SPEC
– QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

Carrier & Key:
– Carrier: MIL-SPEC 8620 Steel Material
– Key: 4140 Steel Material
– Fully Heat Treated
– Forward Assist Serrations
– M16 (FULL-AUTO) Compatible
– Grade 8 Fasteners
– Fully & Properly Staked Key, Permatex Sealed
– QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided
– Weight w/ Key (Not Bolt or any Pins): 6.32 Ounces

Cam Pin:
– 4140 Pre-Hardended Steel Material
– QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

The very first run of the all new Faxon Firearms “Gunner” Ultra-Lightweight Bolt Carrier Group is being offered at an introductory price through …. yup, you guessed it …. Rainier Arms. There are currently less than 35 of these available at the introductory price of $199.99. Get one now at www.RainierArms.com

Bootleg Inc. – A Company You Definitely Want to Know About

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by ar15news

Bootleg Inc. was formed last year as a sister company of Primary Weapons Systems (PWS). Their sole focus is on Direct Impingement (DI) accessories and AR builder education. Their goal is to provide quality products and information for anyone that would like to build an AR. You may not know the name but you’ve most likely seen their products as they were heavily covered during SHOT Show 2016 on the new Primary Weapons Systems “MOD2” and Agency Arms “Project Classified” rifles. Some of the new products that were made for those two rifles are now available for purchase separately through Bootleg Inc. Those product are the Bootleg PicMod rail, Bootleg Lightweight Adjustable Carrier (great for suppressor use) and the Bootleg Lightweight Upper Receiver. Take a few minutes to check out their new products below. 

PWS MK107 Bootleg Parts

Bootleg PicMod Handguards
Extruded from 6061 aluminum with mil spec hard anodizing, the Bootleg handguard is a great update to your build and comes in 9″, 13″, and 15″ configurations with the choice of adding the KMR mounting hardware.

Bootleg PicMod Handguard

–  Extruded 6061 Aluminum
–  Mil Spec Hard Anodizing
– BCM KMR Mounting System allows for easy installation for new builds or replacement of existing BCM KMR handguard.
–  Full Length Mil Spec Picatinny Top Rail
– Excusive integrated PicMod Technology allows most picatinny accessories to mount without adapters while preserving a seamless flat KeyMod mounting surface
–  Extended PicMod Feature on the bottom section for increased bipod mounting options
–  Lightweight skeletonized design

Bootleg Adjustable Carrier
The Bootleg Lightweight Adjustable Carrier is machined from S7 Tool Steel, and features a four setting vent system to relieve excess gas pressure from suppressor use.

Bootleg Adjustable Carrier

–  Machined from S7 Tool Steel
–  Lithium Isonite Coating
– 4 Setting Adjustable Vent System relieves excess gas pressure created from suppressor use creating longer dwell time and less blowback to the shooter.
–  Gas Adjustment can be turned while installed in the rifle
–  Unique Lightweight Design
–  Uses all standard mil spec components
–  Staked Mil Spec Gas Key
–  Adjustment Pin is easily removed for cleaning

Bootleg Lightweight Upper Receiver
The Bootleg upper receiver is machined from 7075 aluminum and mil spec hard anodized. It features a lightweight design and upgraded features to start your build off right.

Bootleg Lightweight Upper Receiver

–  Machined from forged 7075 Aluminum
–  Mil Spec Hard Anodizing
–  Forward assist eliminated for weight saving and reduced snag risk
–  Lightweight design 6.2 oz stripped (.8 oz lighter than a mil spec upper receiver)
–  1.7 oz lighter than a mil spec upper receiver with hardware installed
–  Captured dust cover door pin eliminating the need for the E clip
–  Increased barrel mounting circumference maintaining a solid barrel / receiver interface
–  Interference fit barrel extension interface for increased accuracy

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