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AERO Precision QUANTUM Series AR-15 Handguards

Posted on April 25th, 2016 by ar15news

AERO Precision has just introduced their new Quantum Series Handguard. The Quantum Series is similar to their other hand guards that are designed to mount directly to their M4E1 Enhanced Upper Receiver but you can also add an optional barrel nut at checkout to use this handguard in conjunction without the M4E1 Enhanced Upper. The hand guards are very simple with no 1913 rail section at the top but it does have a spot at the front of the rail to mount a small rail section for use with Front BUIS.

What surprised me the most was the price point on these. Both KeyMod and M-LOK versions are available in 7″, 9″, 12″ and 15″ and range from as little as $65 for the 7″ without a barrel nut or up to $110 for the 15″ including the optional barrel nut. That is extremely affordable. You can check out the information and pictures below. These are available for purchase now at www.AEROPrecision.com.

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**Quote from the AERO Precision Facebook page**

Introducing the new Quantum Series Handguard. Designed with price in mind, this free float handguard is available in KeyMod and M-LOK in lengths of 7″, 9″, 12″ and 15″.

The design features multiple mounting surfaces and is compatible with our M4E1 Enhanced Upper Receiver, but can also be used on a standard threaded upper with a BAR Barrel Nut. Also included is a 4 slot picatinny rail section for mounting a front sight.

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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

Sneak Peek!! SMOS Arms FSB and Switch Block Cutout Rails

Posted on April 6th, 2016 by ar15news

A few days ago SMOS Arms released a picture of some rails that were in the raw. SMOS Arms is well know for their slim rails that they have OEM’d for other well known companies. What’s cool about these rails they shared are that they are Quad Rails and they feature a modular cutout system. One is for an AR with a standard Front Sight Post or you can add in a small rail section at the top creating a smaller cutout to be used in conjunction with the Noveske Switch Block or possibly other adjustable gas block systems. There really aren’t a ton of details available for these new rails just yet but just wanted to share the sneak peek with you in case you didn’t see it yourself. Of course as with all prototypes, we’ll have to keep watching to see how product units come out.

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🔥🔥 556 Tactical SKR Rail Closeout 🔥🔥

Posted on April 5th, 2016 by ar15news

I’ve been using a couple of these 556 Tactical rails over the past few years and they are pretty awesome. Recently 556 Tactical has decided to go another route and will be offering a new rail so its time to sell their current stock of SKR rails at a closeout prices. Currently 556 has their 12″ SKR rails on sale for just $155. Its hard to find a decent rail for that price, let alone a nice one like this. You can get in on this deal at www.556Tactical.com.

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Fortis Mfg NIGHT RAIL Exclusive Intro Price

Posted on April 3rd, 2016 by ar15news

Fortis Manufacturing introduced a neat new rail at SHOT Show back in January called the Night Rail. The Night Rail utilizes a new patent pending two piece barrel nut that creates a full 360 degrees of contact with the inside of the rail instead of a clamping the rail onto the barrel nut or using screws. This also makes installation very simple as the barrel nut does not need to be timed. Just tighten to the upper, slide the rail on and expand the barrel nut. Rainier Arms has secured the first run of rails and is offering them at an exclusive introductory price. This first run is for the 12″ version. They do plan on offering 7″, 9″, 12″, 14″ and 15″ versions. Check out the pics below. There is an informative installation video at the link below if you are wanting to see how this installs as well.

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When designing the Night Rail™, we wanted to design a handguard that was easy to install, but also to be able to mount with a full 360 degrees of contact. Our new patent pending two piece barrel nut is one of a kind. We developed this from the ground up and the machining time it takes to make the barrel nut, rivals the time making the actual rail. That’s not to say the rail is simple to make. One look and you’ll see that we really took time with this in design and development. What we ended up with is a rail that not only looks amazing, but is still true to our lightweight brand. The barrel nut/mounting system keeps the rail performing even during the harshest conditions.

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Being one of the leaders in the industry of rail innovation and design, it’s always a challenge to innovate new products that function well, but look great also. We’re up for the challenge with the next chapter of our product line – the Night™ Series. I think you’ll agree that we hit a homerun with the Night Rail™.

Features:
–  Material: Aircraft Grade 6061-T6 Aluminum / Barrel Nut: 4140 Steel
–  Proprietary, patent pending 2 piece barrel nut that provides 360 degree contact
–  Free float rail design
–  No visible screws on the rail system
–  Will include barrel nut wrench to install
–  8.9 oz Without the barrel nut
–  Barrel nut is 3.9 oz
–  1.37″ Internal Diameter
–  Made in the USA!  Small Made in USA flag

Available now at an exclusive intro price of just $199.95 at www.RainierArms.com.

Texas Black Rifle Company – KeyMod Blowout

Posted on March 19th, 2016 by ar15news

The guys at Texas Black Rifle Company are having a huge blowout sale on their keymod rails. All of them are marked down 45% for a limited time. Currently they have 7.2″, 9.6″, 11.4″ and 13.2″ rails in-stock. They also have 5 slot aluminum keymod sections for just $10. If you’re looking for a great deal on a good looking lightweight KeyMod rail, this is a deal to jump on. Check it out at www.TBRCi.com 

Texas Black Rifle Company KeyMod rail blowout

Rainier Arms Exclusive – M-LOK SWITCH 5.56 Rail

Posted on February 18th, 2016 by ar15news

Out of all of the AR upgrades out there, one of the must haves for me is an upgraded rail/handguard. Pretty sure most AR owners feel the same. A few years ago Fortis Manufacturing introduced their new SWITCH rail which features a Quick Detach system that lets you install/remove the rail quickly for maintenance, adjusting a gas block or multiple rail configurations, etc. The Fortis Mfg SWITCH rail only comes with the KeyMod mounting system at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock spots. With Magpul promoting and supporting M-LOK it was only a matter of time before the new M-LOK SWITCH rail would be produced. 

Fortis Mfg has partnered up with Rainier Arms to offer the Rainier Arms exclusive M-LOK SWITCH 5.56 rail. The M-LOK SWITCH is now available in 9 1/4″, 12″, 13″ and 15.5″ lengths, all with the Rainier Arms logo on them. While M-LOK and KeyMod seem to have about the same support from accessory manufacturers, many users prefer the clean look of the M-LOK system. If you’re on the M-LOK train, you might want to check out this awesome new Rainier Arms M-LOK SWITCH 5.56 rail.

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Description:
This version of the quick detach rail system SWITCH is a Rainier Arms exclusive.

The SWITCH is an extremely lightweight, yet robust free float rail system designed for the 5.56MM platform. When designing the SWITCH, we wanted a handguard that was easy to install, but also be able to quickly change rails for a variety of mission or competition specific setups. The rail features a brand new patent pending locking mechanism that allows tool-less removal of the rail.

The rail features M-LOK slots, QD attachments point as well as a full picatinny rail on top.

The rail design not only looks great, but is very functional in your hand. The piece adds minimal weight to the rifle and you won’t be disappointed!

Features:
• Material: Aircraft Grade 6061-T6 Aluminum / Locking handle: 7075-T6 Aluminum
• Length: 9.25,12,13 & 15.5 inches
• Conttinuous Top Rail
• Rotation Limited QD Sockets
• M-LOK at the 3, 6, & 9 o’clock
• Mil. Spec. Hard-coat Anodized
• 4140 heat treated barrel nut (1-7/16 X 16 T.P.I.)
• Clamp torque setting 20 in lbs **Please be sure to read instructions
• Spanner wrench needed to torque barrel nut to spec (not included)
• Made in the USA!
• AR-15 Switch Rail Instructions

Weight::
9 1/4″- 9 ounces with barrel nut. Barrel nut is 1.6oz
12″-10.5 ounces with barrel nut. Barrel nut is 1.6oz.
13″-11 ounces with barrel nut. Barrel nut is 1.6oz.
15″-12.3 ounces with barrel nut. Barrel nut is 1.6oz.

https://www.rainierarms.com/rainier-arms-m-lok-switch-5-56-rail

Last month we helped introduced the new Centurion Arms CMR rails with KeyMod or M-LOK attachment systems. This was something Centurion Arms customers have been asking for for a long time and now they can get it. Centurion Arms promised a pre-order in early February and they weren’t messing around. Starting today, you can now pre-order a 13″ or 15″ CMR rail with your choice of KeyMod or M-LOK. As if that wasn’t awesome enough, they are also offering them at an introductory price of $195 for 13″ and $200 for the 15″.

Head on over to www.CenturionArms.com and get your order in for these really awesome rails. They should be shipping by the end of the month. 

Centurion Arms CMR KeyMod MLOK Rail

Centurion Arms CMR KeyMod MLOK Rail

AERO Precision M4E1 Sniper Grey Cerakote Builder Set

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by ar15news

Each month, AERO Precision offers a new limited edition run AR builder set complete with Upper, Lower an Rail System. They typically have either a special limited edition feature or limited edition Cerakote finish. This month they are offering their M4E1 Upper Receiver, AR15 Lower Receiver, Enhanced Handguard (12″ or 15″ in KeyMod or M-LOK) and a Billet Trigger Guard, all finished in a limited edition Sniper Grey Cerakote. 

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Includes:
–  M4E1 Enhanced Upper Receiver finished in Sniper Grey Cerakote. Upper receiver is assembled and includes the forward assist, dust cover and barrel nut.
–  AR15 Stripped Lower Receiver finished in Sniper Grey Cerakote
–  12″ or 15″ KeyMod or M-LOK Handguard finished in Sniper Grey Cerakote
–  Billet Trigger Guard finished in Sniper Grey Cerakote

Make sure to check out AERO Precision’s February Rifle Giveaway for your chance to win an Sniper Grey Cerakote M4E1 Complete Rifle!

This set is a great starting point for a new build that you won’t see replicate the next time you’re at the range and start at just $380 which is an awesome price point. AERO Precision also sells pretty much everything you could possibly need to finish your build including BCGs, LPKs, Barrels, Muzzle Devices and AR furniture. Check it all out at www.AEROPrecisionUSA.com.

F-1 Firearms To Begin Sales In The Canadian Market

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by ar15news

F-1 Firearms, a USA manufacturer of extremely head turning ARs, billet receiver sets, rails, barrels, BCGs and other components, is partnering up with O’Dell Engineering Ltd to introduce the F-1 Firearms lineup of rifles and components to the Canadian market. O’Dell Engineering Ltd has a huge dealer network all across Canada as shown in the graphic below. So, if you’re in Canada and would like to get your hands on some F-1 products, you don’t have too long to wait before you start seeing them on the shelves of your favorite firearms stores.

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F1 Firearms Canadian Dealers

F1 Firearms Canadian Dealers

For more information on F-1 Firearms products, go to their website www.F-1Firearms.com, F-1 Firearms Facebook or F-1 Firearms Instagram. You can also find a whole list of O’Dell Engineering Ltd Dealers where you will be able to purchase these fine rifles and components at http://www.odellengineeringltd.com/find-a-dealer.html

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