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Posted on November 19th, 2015 by ar15news

Our friends at Geissele sent us a heads up on their 2015 BLACK FRIDAY SALE. This is probably the single best day of the year to stock up on some Geissele awesomeness. With crazy Black Friday deals on Triggers, Rails, Armorers Tools, FREE SWAG and FREE SHIPPING its hard to go wrong. Cyber Monday’s deal of $115 for a G2S trigger with Fitting Pin, Swag Pack and Free Shipping is one you had better jump on before they are all gone too. It all starts Friday, November 27th. We’ll keep you updated if anything changes.


Geissele Automatics Black Gun Black Friday Sale

1. 25% off all AR-15 Triggers, plus Free Fitting Pin (Limit 3 Per Person)
2. Free AR-15/M4 Reaction Rod with the Purchase of any MK4 or MK8 Super Modular Rail (Limit 2 Per Person, excludes clearance items.)
3. Free Sabra Lightning Bow with the Purchase of the Super Sabra Trigger Pack (Limit 3 Per Person)
4. 50% off all Geissele Gear
5. 25% off Geissele Super SCAR (Limit 2 Per Person)
6. 30% off Geissele Armorer’s Packages (Limit 2 Per Person)
7. 30% off Reaction Block (Limit 2 Per Person)
8. Free USPS Shipping on all orders.

1. $115 G2S, includes Free Fitting Pin, Swag Pack and Free Shipping. (Limit 2 Per Person)

**As always Swag Packs included with every trigger and rail.

Black Gun AR-15 Black Friday Sales

NEW!! Seekins Precision NOXs Handguards

Posted on November 16th, 2015 by ar15news

Lewiston, ID – Seekins Precision, announces their new NOXs™ hand guards. Seekins Precision is proud to announce the release of the new Patent Pending NOXs™ handguard system.

The NOXs™ handguard, meaning “No Excess” and pronounced “Knocks”, is designed as a lightweight, slim profile handguard. The 1.5” wide, CNC machined NOXs™ handguard weighs in under 10oz, including mounting hardware and offers features such as integrated sling mounts, continuous skeletonized top rail design, anti-rotation tabs and a Patent Pending Cross-Lok™ weapon mounting system.

Seekins Precision NOXs Handguard 2

The NOXs™ provides the shooter with a lightweight, adaptable platform that eases individual configuration and weapon manipulation.  The NOXs™ handguard will be available in 9”, 12.8” and 15” lengths with models available in either the Keymod or M-Lok mounting systems.  Seekins Precision is releasing the NOXs™ handguards with an MSRP of $159-$179 depending on the selected length.

Seekins Precision NOXs Handguard 2

“We anticipate the release of the NOXs™ is going to make a definite impact on the handguard market.” said Kevin Weyrauch, Seekins Precision Business Development Coordinator.  “We’ve been getting requests for years to make a slim profile handguard.  With the NOXs™ you have not only an extremely lightweight, user adaptable rail, but also one that isn’t going to eat a huge portion of your budget either.”

Seekins Precision NOXs Handguard 2

For more information on the NOXs™ handguard and the rest of the Seekins Precision family of products, be sure to check out our website at or contact us at

NEW!! BCM KMR-Alpha Rail

Posted on October 20th, 2015 by ar15news

Bravo Company USA has just announced their new BCM KMR-Alpha rail is now shipping. Although the appearance is unchanged, the new KMR-Alpha is made from an Aircraft Grade Aluminum alloy vs the Magnesium alloy the current KMR is made of. Take a minute to read about the new KMR-Alpha rail and check out the pictures below.

BCM KMR-Alpha Rail 1

Shipping Now !

The definitive modular combat rail is now also available in an Aircraft Grade Aluminum alloy. With seven mounting surfaces, the KMR-Alpha is a modular handguard that uses the KeyMod system to attach accessories such as lights, lasers, vertical grips, handstops and more.

BCM KMR-Alpha Rail 1

Utilizing the same patented (US 8904691) free float barrel nut lock up, the KMR-Alpha uses the identical mounting hardware as the original KMR. This new addition to the KMR family only weighs 6 ounces plus 2.2 ounces for barrel nut and hardware (Note: KMR-A10).

Each KMR-Alpha includes a BCM® KeyMod QD Sling Mount and is available in 15″, 13″ and 10″ as well as 9″, 8″ and 7″ sizes.

KeyMod is the industry standard for a repeat zero modular system. KeyMod mates the handguard and the accessory with a chamfered interface that self-aligns for consistent, repeatable mounting. This self-aligning interface is the same basis for the Picatinny 1913 rail system proven in combat by the US Military since 9/11.

BCM KMR-Alpha Rail 2

The KMR uses a patented lock up system where self-locking cross bolts apply force at the 12:00 position of the handguard equally distributing force around the surface area of the rail. This also insures continuous top center alignment of the rail and mitigates forwards/backwards movement of the handguard when the weapon system is fired.

BCM KMR-Alpha Rail 1

Special Introductory SALE Pricing !

KMR-A15, $199.95

KMR-A13, $189.95

KMR-A10, $179.95

KMR-A9, $176.95

KMR-A8, $171.95

KMR-A7, $171.95

And ALL KMR-A Handguards include a FREE BCM KeyMod Sling Mount! (a $20 retail value!)

The new KMR-Alpha rail from Bravo Company USA is available for purchase now at

NEW!! 16.5″ Vella Industries Trident Rail System

Posted on October 5th, 2015 by ar15news

For most AR builds, the usual 12 – 15 inch long rail system/hand guard will do just fine but there’s always that one build that you wish you could have found a bit longer rail to put on it. Unfortunately barely anybody makes rails or hand guards that are longer than 15 inches. Well, here’s one to definitely add to the list for future long barrel builds. The new Vella Industries Trident Rail System is 16.5 inches long but weights just 8 ounces (11.5 ounces with barrel nut and screws). It also has some pretty sexy looking lines with the KeyMod sections on the sides and bottom and M-LOK along the top. 

Vella Industries Trident Rail 16.5 1

Vella Industries Trident Rail 16.5 1

Vella Industries Trident Rail 16.5 1

The front end of the rail really gives it a custom look with side cutouts to allow the use of muzzle brakes without damaging the rail on 16″ builds.

Vella Industries Trident Rail 16.5 1

Vella Industries Trident Rail 16.5 1

16.5″ OAL Type III, Hard Anodized Black 6061 Aluminum weighing in at 8.0 oz Rail Weight 11.5 oz with Barrel Nut and Screws 15 Keymod Mount Points at 3, 6 & 9 o’clock Magpul M-Lok at 12 o’clock 10-32 holes on top front/rear of the rail to mount Sling Studs and future accessories. Included anti-rotational QD hole Includes Barrel Nut, Screws and Includes Optional Shims for spacing Installation Instructions Included Made in USA 1.52″ OD 1.35″ ID (Will not fit most suppressors and standard size flash cans.) *Magpul® and M-Lok™ are trademarks of Magpul Industries Corp

Available for purchase now at

Arisaka Defense Releases Inline & Offset Picatinny Mount

Posted on September 25th, 2015 by ar15news

Arisaka Defense always puts out high quality products. I personally use a bunch of their products from Light Mounts to complete Flashlight Builds. Just this morning I received the following press release for their Inline and Offset Picatinny Mount. As you all know, KeyMod and M-LOK rails are great but what do you do with all of your lights, lasers, grips, etc. that only mount to Picatinny rail sections? You need an adapter like the ones Arisaka just released to make them compatible. What I really like about these mounts is that they are adjustable from side to side to allow a wider range of lights and accessories to fit and the KeyMod mounts incorporate the new patent pending Inverted KeyMod Screws from BCM instead of the normal. Take a look at the press release and pics below for these great mounts.

Press Release:  Arisaka Inline & Offset Picatinny Mounts Released

Arisaka is pleased to release our new Inline and Offset Picatinny Mounts. The Inline version is available for KeyMod and M-Lok, while the Offset version is available for KeyMod, M-Lok, and the Centurion Arms CMR. Both KeyMod mounts utilize Bravo Company’s Patent Pending Inverted KeyMod Screws.

Arisaka Defense Inline and Offset Picatinny Mounts 1

The Inline Picatinny Mount is designed for rail systems that feature 45 degree attachment interfaces, like the BCM KMR, Geissele SMR MK4 and MK8, Mega Arms MKM/MML/Wedge Lock, and Midwest Industries Generation 3 handguards. The height and adjustable side-to-side spacing place Picatinny based lights like the Surefire X300 and Inforce WML close to the handguard and within easy reach at the 1:30 or 10:30 clock positions.

Arisaka Defense Inline and Offset Picatinny Mounts 1

Arisaka Defense Inline and Offset Picatinny Mounts 1

The Offset Picatinny Mount is a combination of our Offset Scout Mount and a short Picatinny rail section, and is designed for rail systems that do not have 45 degree attachment interfaces like the Noveske NSR, Midwest Industries Generation 2, and SLR Rifleworks Solo Series handguards. Like the inline version, the mount places Picatinny based lights at the optimal 1:30 or 10:30 clock positions. The mount allows the user to adjust the lateral positioning of the Picatinny rail section for additional clearance next to front sights or other accessories.

Arisaka Defense Inline and Offset Picatinny Mounts 1

Arisaka Defense Inline and Offset Picatinny Mounts 1

Weight: 1.1 oz (Inline), 1.0 oz (Offset)
Material: CNC machined 6061 aluminum
Finish: MIL-A-8625 Type III hard coat anodized.

Proudly made in the USA and available now on the Arisaka site:
Inline Picatinny Mount KeyMod
Inline Picatinny Mount M-Lok
Offset Picatinny Mount KeyMod
Offset Picatinny Mount M-Lok
Offset Picatinny Mount CMR

Over the weekend, my friends Jody Lewis and Steve Coulston, made a trip out to Illinois for the 2nd annual Bullpup Shoot. Jody was nice enough to send me some pics and details for a sneak peek of the new “Transformer” rail coming out soon from Manticore Arms that takes the guess work out of “Do I want a KeyMod rail, M-LOK rail or something else?”. 

Instead of deciding on a specific rail and having to decide what type of attachment method you want, the new Manticore Arms Transformer rail lets you swap in different panels. The different panels can have KeyMod slots, M-LOK slots, a smooth texture, grippy texture, etc. and are held in place with screws.

Manticore Arms Transformer Rail 1

You can also mix and match the panels. So lets say you have an M-LOK light mount but your vertical forward grip is KeyMod. Simply replace the corresponding panels and install the accessories that work best for you. If at the moment you don’t have any KeyMod or M-LOK accessories but want to get some down the road, install the textured panels and then add in the required panels once you purchase the accessories. 

Manticore Arms Transformer Rail 1

Manticore Arms Transformer Rail 1

Aside from being able to swap out these panels, the Transformer rail looks great too. It has a patent pending barrel nut, anti rotation tabs and a cool looking 12 o’clock run that has a little bit of rail space at the front and rear of the rail. It is also pretty light weight at 7.4 ounces for a 13″ rail.

Manticore Arms Transformer Rail 1

From what I hear, the Transformer rail will be available within the next 60 days with an MSRP around $249. More details coming soon so keep an eye on the Manticore Facebook page.


Photos by Jody Lewis. He is a professional photographer based in the PNW who has articles published on many of the popular websites including RECOIL-WEB and Guns & Tactics Magazine. You can follow him on his page XFIREPIX on Facebook.

Labor Day Sale – SLR Rifleworks

Posted on September 3rd, 2015 by ar15news

SLR Rifleworks make some extremely nice Rails and Gas Blocks which are now on sale for Labor Day. Starting now through Monday (9/7/15) save 10% off on all 5.56 Rails and Gas Blocks and 15% off all .308 Rails. Plus, if you decide to really do it up and get your order total over $35o, you’ll get Free Shipping. Below I have included a picture of two of my favorite ARs. On top is a .308 and on bottom is a 5.56 AR Pistol, both with SLR Rails and Gas Blocks. Add some awesome to your build by getting in on this deal at

SLR Rifleworks Labor Day Sale 2

SLR Rifleworks Labor Day Sale 2

Combat Shooters 2015 Rifle Lineup | Looking For Dealers Too

Posted on August 31st, 2015 by ar15news

Combat Shooters just put out this graphic showing their entire line of Complete Rifles and Uppers. They’ve done a great job picking quality components for the 3 different models. All of their rifles have the option of Forged or Billet receivers and use Faxon Firearms barrels.

Combat Shooters AR-15 Models 2

The CS-15 MOE is just a great looking, affordable 16″ rifle with Magpul equipment.

The CS-15 Vulcan really takes it to the next level with a 16″ Flame Fluted barrel, NIBX BCG, VG6 Epsilon muzzle device, 12″ GPX rail, HyperTouch trigger and Mission First Tactical furniture.

If you need something that can reach out a bit further, their CS-15 SPR with its 18″ Straight Fluted SS barrel, 14″ GPX rail, VG6 Gamma, HyperTouch trigger and MFT furniture should do the trick.

Combat Shooters AR-15 Models 1Click Image To Enlarge!

Overall, the Combat Shooters line of rifles are a great value. Combat Shooters is also looking for stocking dealers. If you are a dealer or want your local FFL to carry these rifles, take a look at the info-graphic above. Complete rifle and upper details are listed as well as their contact info.
Combat Shooters on Facebook
Combat Shooters on Instagram

New Rail Coming Soon From SLR Rifleworks

Posted on August 17th, 2015 by ar15news

Its no secret that SLR Rifleworks makes some sick products. They offer one of the largest variety of lengths and styles of any rail manufacturer out there and pretty soon they’ll be offering another rail. This new rail does not have a name yet but will be available both KeyMod and M-LOK. What makes this rail different than the rest of the rails that SLR offers is that it will feature KeyMod and M-LOK mounting slots all of the 45 degree angles as well, not just at the 3, 6 and 9 positions.

New SLR Rifleworks Rail 1

New SLR Rifleworks Rail 1

New SLR Rifleworks Rail 1

New SLR Rifleworks Rail 1

The rail in the photos is a 14.87″ rail and will be be offered in many different lengths. The new rail will also feature SLR’s updated barrel nut mounting system which I have found to be pretty awesome on the last two SLR rails I’ve purchased. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. In the mean time you can check out all things SLR Rifleworks on their website at


The photos in this article were supplied by CQM Group. If you are not following them already you definitely should change that. Their social media links are listed below.

Close Quarters Media Group


BCM KeyMod Rail Panels Now Available In All Colors

Posted on July 28th, 2015 by ar15news

The new BCM KeyMod Rail Panels that we introduced to you last week are now available in all colors. BCM KeyMod Rail Panels are ultra-slim surfaces with aggressive non-slip and non-reflective texturing. Ventilated for cooling, each panel is radiused to create a continuous “tube” surface when run on an octagonal profile handguard such as the BCM KMR.

BCM keyMod Rail Panels 1

Made in the U.S.A. of a high-strength polymer material, BCM KeyMod Rail Panels are designed to fit ALL KeyMod mounting surfaces with seven (7) consecutive KeyMod slots. However, the panels can also be cut to any length, as needed by an end user. Finally, the panels are bi-directional with locking tabs on either end.

BCM keyMod Rail Panels 1

Each Kit contains five (5) matching color KeyMod Panels, and are available in Black, Flat Dark Earth, Wolf Grey and Foliage Green.

BCM keyMod Rail Panels 1

Each 5 pack of BCM KeyMod Rail Panels is just $9.95.

Purchase now at



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