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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.

AERO Precision Quantum Series Handguard 1

**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

🔥🔥 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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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

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.

Centurion Arms Adds KeyMod and M-LOK to the CMR Lineup

Posted on January 21st, 2016 by ar15news

This week at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Centurion Arms sneakily introduced two new versions of their extremely popular CMR rail in the Magpul and BattleComp booths. The CMR rail is a very slim, rugged, tubular rail. It features threaded holes every couple of inches to bolt the CMR rail covers, hand stops, etc to but most accessories made by other companies are designed to attach to 1913 quad rails, KeyMod rails or M-LOK rails. Now you can get the CMR in your choice of KeyMod or M-LOK as well.

Centurion Arms CMR MLOK KeyMod 1

Now that you can choose KeyMod or M-LOK, it really opens up a whole new world of usable accessories you can attach to your CMR rail. I’ve got a ton of grips, light mounts, hand stops, rail sections, rail covers, etc. just waiting for an awesome rail like this. I immediately installed the CMR M-LOK rail on my CIV Tactical SPR build. The ability to add a picatinny rail for my bipod via M-LOK (or KeyMod for that matter) is quick and painless. 

Centurion Arms CMR MLOK KeyMod 1

The overall profile of the new CMR KeyMod and M-LOK rails is very similar to the original CMR and still features anti-rotation tabs. The barrel nut is also very similar, in fact the new rail will mount to an older CMR barrel nut, but Centurion Arms actually modified the new barrel nut to be able to tighten them using a standard AR-15 castle nut wrench. 

Centurion Arms CMR MLOK KeyMod 1

The production model CMR KeyMod and M-LOK rails will have QD Sling Mounts at the front and rear of the rail on each side just like the original (the ones in my photos were pre-production) and will be available in both 15″ (shown) and 13″ models.

Centurion Arms CMR MLOK KeyMod 1

Centurion Arms CMR MLOK KeyMod 1

MSRP on the new rails will run $240 for a 15″ and $230 for a 13″. Centurion Arms will start taking pre-orders at the beginning of February at an introductory price of just $200 for a 15″ or $195 for a 13″ and start shipping units around the end of February. Centurion Arms is an awesome company owned and operated by a retired Navy SEAL. Lets show them some support! Be sure to follow Centurion Arms on their social media outlets listed below to know when the pre-orders start.

Centurion Arms on Facebook

Centurion Arms on Instragram

www.CenturionArms.com

Mega Arms Releases New Versions of the Wedge Lock and MKM

Posted on December 6th, 2015 by ar15news

Mega Arms has just announced the are now shipping two new products. First, they’ve now added KeyMod to their ever growing lineup of Wedge Lock hand guards. This is great to hear as, despite its popularity, not everyone is running M-LOK just yet. Second, they have also made a few tweaks to the KeyMod rail of their awesome MKM MATEN upper. Both products should be available from all major Mega Arms retailers any day. 

The KeyMod Wedge Lock hand guard is very similar to the M-LOK version they launched first and offers KeyMod slots at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock with short KeyMod slots at the 45 degree angles at the front top of the rail for light mounts, etc. These are some seriously good looking rails. For more information on the new Mega Arms KeyMod Wedge Lock hand guard go to www.MegaArms.com.

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The updated version of the MKM MATEN (.308) upper still has the KeyMod sections at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock spots but now features very nice looking cooling slots at the 45 degree angles except for at the very front top of the rail where they have short KeyMod sections. This makes for a much sleeker looking rail while retaining the ability to mount a light or laster on the forward most 45 degree angles. For more information on the updated version of the Mega Arms MKM MATEN upper go to www.MegaArms.com.

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NEW!! THORNTAIL INLINE Light Mount & BACKBONE Scout Body

Posted on December 2nd, 2015 by ar15news

Impact Weapons Components and Haley Strategic Partners have a history of working closely together to create some great light mount solutions. Their latest creation is the THORNTAIL INLINE light mount and THORNTAIL BACKBONE replacement Scout bodies for the M300 and M600. 

IWC THORNTAIL INLINE MOUNT AND BACKBONE body 1

The THORNTAIL INLINE light mount is a cantilever design that pushes the light forward, letting you mount the light just forward of your support hand for easy access to the tail cap. On the mount are two sets of mounting holes that let you mount the light further or closer to the rail to work well with other accessories on your rail such as front sights or lasers. The mount also features the BCM reverse KeyMod screws and can be used with any Scout light.

IWC THORNTAIL INLINE MOUNT AND BACKBONE body 1

Along with the new mount, IWC and HSP also introduced a new set of Scout replacement light bodies called the THORNTAIL BACKBONE. The new BACKBONE is slimmer and lighter than the standard Scout body and feature Four more lateral (side to side) mount holes that let you position the light right where you need it to be instead of the single position you get with a standard SureFire Scout light.

IWC THORNTAIL INLINE MOUNT AND BACKBONE body 1

As I mentioned, both the new THORNTAIL INLINE mount and BACKBONE bodies can be used with existing scout products but where they really shine is when they are used together. Pairing the INLINE mount with the BACKBONE body gives the user nearly a half of an inch of side to side adjustment for the perfect placement.

IWC THORNTAIL INLINE MOUNT AND BACKBONE body 1

These are both available for purchase now at www.ImpactWeaponsComponents.com. If you want to save 5% off your order, use the discount code “ar15news” at checkout.

BLACK GUN BLACK FRIDAY SALE – Geissele Automatics

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.

WWW.GEISSELE.COM

Geissele Automatics Black Gun Black Friday Sale

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.

MONDAY EXCLUSIVE
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

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