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LANTAC USA 2015 Product Brochure

Posted on February 26th, 2015 by ar15news

LANTAC USA has just released their new Product Brochure for 2015 which shows a snapshot of their current and coming soon products however I know they have many many more products that they would like to introduce this year too. I can tell you right now I have 2 Lantac Dragons that are just begging for the new BMD to be released and their new E-BCG is a must have and is already in the hands of customers with people raving about it. Other products such as the new UAR billet upper, SPADA rail, Dragon and DrAKon muzzle brakes we already know are out or on their way but I was surprised to see the addition of a 14.5″ Mid Length and 14.5″ Intermediate Length barrels which look to be really nice barrels. Check out some images of the LANTAC USA 2015 Product Brochure below. If you would like to see read the actual PDF click on this link.

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First Look – SI Defense .308 Ambi Rifle Build

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by ar15news

Over the past few months we’ve had the opportunity to work with the guys from SI-Defense in helping spread the word about their new products including their new .308 billet receiver set that features “mirrored ambi controls”. Remember that term as you’ll see what we mean soon. Now that the .308 Ambi receiver sets are hot off the machines, SI-Defense asked if we would want to build our own rifle using these receivers…and of course we’re not gonna turn that down. :) So this is the start to our multipart article showing the rifle we built, what parts we used and then we’ll do additional articles once we’ve actually had some time to shoot it for a while.

The first thing that arrived were the SI-Defense .308 Ambi billet receivers. The mirrored ambi controls on the receivers are pretty mind blowing. When you push on the Bolt Catch, Bolt Release or Mag Release on one side the same button on the other side moves as well. It really is pretty amazing that the ambi controls are mirrored and not just an added lever that is completely different than the control on the right side. The dust cover is pretty cool too in that it is easy to remove/install even with the handguard installed because it snaps into place.

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A few months ago Rainier Arms introduced their new .308 UltraMatch BCG. Once I knew this build was going down I promptly went on the Rainier Arms website and purchased one. The finish on this thing is a really nice deep Black Nitride that is super smooth. The angled cuts toward the front and fluting at the rear of the carrier look pretty sweet.

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If you’re gonna build a gun you definitely need a barrel, right?! Right. I’ve posted about AERO Precision barrels many many times before whenever they have a new model to introduce or a special deal etc. but have never personally used one myself. So for this build I contacted my buddy Chad over at AERO Precision to see if I could get my hands on one of their 16″ Mid Length .308 barrels. They are made of 416 Stainless Steel and I’m really excited to see how well they perform. You might be thinking “A 16 inch .308 build? Most guys do 18 inches or more.” and you’re right but I just built an 18″ like everyone else and wanted do something a bit different. Because I know big bore rifles can be a bit ornery I installed a SLR Rifleworks Sentry Adjustable Low Profile Gas Block along with the Rainier Arms Nitride Mid Length gas tube.

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Along with the SLR Rifleworks Sentry Adjustable Gas Block, I also used the SLR Rifleworks SOLO 15″ KeyMod handguard, Hand Stop and their Synergy BCF muzzle device. It truly makes for one killer looking setup and can’t wait to see how well it performs.

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Along with making some pretty amazing ambi receivers, SI-Defense also makes a mean looking ambi charging handle called the MACH10 which stands for Modular Ambi Charging Handle for AR10. This specific one has a neat feature where it latches on the inside of the receiver but they will also offer an outside latching MACH10 and a MACH15 charging handle as well.

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As with all of my builds this one includes a Battle Arms Development Ambi Safety. I don’t own a single AR that does not have one and no I don’t get them for free. Its one of those products that I have honestly grown to love and buy them for every build.  

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Along with upgrading the Safety I also upgraded the Trigger. I usually use either a Geissele or CMC Trigger and decided to try the Geissele S3G trigger in this build. The S3G is not really designed for a rifle with higher recoil as it has a very light trigger pull and could bump-fire easily so I used the heavier spring that comes with it. This is kind of a trial run and will be interesting to see how it performs in a .308.

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Oooohhhh. Look at that sexy beast!! I also added a Trijicon VCOG, Magpul MBUS PRO sights, UBR stock and a MOE+ grip to finish off the build. I think it turned out to be an one of the best looking rifles I’ve built. 

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These pics are hot off the press as I just finished this build over the weekend. This week will be its maiden voyage to see how well she runs and get the gas system all dialed in. Will update you with an additional article detailing its performance at the range and hopefully some 100 yard groups. If we don’t get accuracy data on the .308 AERO Precision barrel for that article it will be in an additional one for sure. Below is a list of links for the parts we used in this build.

AERO Precision
Battle Arms Development
Geissele
Magpul
Rainier Arms
SI-Defense
SLR Rifleworks
Trijicon

SHOT Show 2015 – LANTAC

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by ar15news

LANTAC has some pretty awesome product coming out this year. They have new billet receivers, their new SPADA rail system, BMD – Blast Mitigation Device, Drop-In Trigger, BCG, etc. I have quite a few of their new products on my list to buy this year and can’t wait to try them out. Check out the video and pic below. 

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LANTAC Facebook Page
LANTAC Instagram

Video courtesy of Crossfire and Steve Coulston.

Photo by Triple Bravo

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NEW!! ALG Defense Sidewinder Muzzle Brake

Posted on January 10th, 2015 by ar15news

ALG Defense’s new Sidewinder muzzle brake is machined from 17-4 Stainless Steel and fits ½”-28 threaded 5.56mm barrels. The vents are angled upward at 3 and 9 o’clock deflecting gas to the sides, away from the ground, reducing dust and debris when firing from the prone position. The vents are larger on top than on the bottom which minimize the muzzle rise of the ALG Sidewinder. The unique design reduces muzzle rise and recoil, allowing the shooter to quickly get back on target for rapid follow up shots. The ALG Sidewinder includes a peel washer for proper timing and concentricity during installation. Available in both Bright Polish or Black Nitride finish. 

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MSRP: Nitride: $75
Bright Polish: $85

Available soon at www.ALGDefense.com

NEW!! LANTAC BMD (Blast Mitigation Device)

Posted on December 12th, 2014 by ar15news

LANTAC has just joined the long list of companies who are offering a muzzle device shroud that redirects the blast associated with using a muzzle brake. I like that LANTAC took the design at least one step further and created openings on the top of the shroud that correspond to the top ports of the LANTAC Dragon brake which allows the brake to fight muzzle rise even while the shroud is installed. They’ve also designed a different QD attachment system as well. Probably the most notable feature is the fact that it works with the LANTAC Dragon which is widely considered one of the best brakes on the market. Also shown in these pictures is there new SPADA rail. These products will be available early 2015.

LANTAC BMD, Blast Mitigation Device. There have been many derivatives of the first blast shield designed by Simplistic Shooting Solutions and or Kineti Tech years ago. Including QD attachment systems and diffuser holes as seen in Ferfrans and the Spikes Tactical HVS designs. With Gemtech, Griffin and MMC also fielding good products. The BMD is our take on this type of device, with a few changes from our original concept that was tabled at the time we designed our Dragon brake.

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One of the most important features for us was vertical porting that would allow the Dragon brake to continue to shoot as efficiently as it does without compromise. The other was gas flow direction and turbulence. Internally the BMD features an angled shoulder that allows gas to flow smoothly into the diffuser sections of the outer cylinder and also across the many teeth at the opening. The diffuser holes are also strategically position at the sides and top of the BMD but NOT the bottom, this also assist in muzzle climb management, its the same principle as found in the A2 compensator.

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The BMD is also retained by 2 spring loaded catches on either side, so can be ‘stripped’ forward from the brake very quickly if required.

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LANTAC has been releasing a ton of new products lately and they seem to just keep getting better and better. Be sure to check out the LANTAC Facebook page as well as their website www.LANTAC-USA.com for a complete list of LANTAC products.

Now Available!! Radical Firearms SpitFire 7.62 Muzzle Device

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by ar15news

Last month we let you guys know that Radical Firearms released their new SpitFire 5.56 Muzzle Device. Since then many of you have been asking when you can purchase the SpitFire in a 30 caliber (7.62) version. We knew it was going to happen at some point and that day is today. Right now you can snag a 30 caliber version of the SpitFire muzzle device for the intro price of $99.95. All SpitFire muzzle devices come with both the Krink and Fireball interchangeable heads. Read more about them below and get yourself the new 30 cal version at www.RadicalFirearms.com.

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Introducing the SpitFire™, a Revolutionary New Modular muzzle brake by Radical Firearms. The SpitFire™ is CNC machined using the highest quality materials available and is made in the USA! The body is CNC machined from Billet 4150V Chromoly BAR stock.

The SpitFire™ comes with two interchangeable heads: one a krink style brake that redirects the noise, blast, and concussion forward away from the shooter down range. The other head, The Fireball also redirects the noise, blast and concussion forward but creates a fireball of a flash to astound Hephaestus himself!

Outside Diameter – 1.375″

OAL assembled – 3.200″

Weight assembled – 10 oz with Krink brake
Weight assembled – 9.2 oz with Fireball brake

Thread: 5/8 x 24

The break comes with everything you see in the picture, the spitfire housing, the two heads and a crush washer. We highly recommend to use a strap wrench to properly secure or remove the attachment heads.

http://www.radicalfirearms.com/product-p/rfsf-30.htm

Black Rifle Black Friday Sale 2014 – VG6 Precision

Posted on November 26th, 2014 by ar15news

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to stock on some VG6 Precision awesomeness, here comes a good one. VG6 Precision is having a Black Friday sale offering 20% OFF all products plus FREE SHIPPING. Just use the code “2014BLACKVG6″ at checkout and you’ll be happy as could be. www.VG6Precision.com

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Black Rifle Black Friday Sale 2014 – BattleComp

Posted on November 26th, 2014 by ar15news

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Use Coupon Code: “MOVEMBER2014 until midnight of November 29, 2014 for a discount on BattleComps (BC 51.0 not eligible yet). Cannot be combined with other offers and subject to stock on hand.

http://www.battlecomp.com/

Now Available!! Radical Firearms 5.56mm SpitFire Muzzle Brake

Posted on November 8th, 2014 by ar15news

A few weeks ago I showed you guys some pictures of my new AR Pistol that Radical Firearms built and camo’d for me. One of the parts of that rifle that got the most interest was their new SpitFire Muzzle Brake. In fact it was one of the first things that caught my eye as well. Basically the SpitFire is a modular muzzle device that allows you to switch between two different ends. One option is more like what you would find on Krink style AK while the second option features spiraled tines that pretty much turbo charge your muzzle blast and creates a super sized fireball. Both work well to push all of the muzzle blast forward though which is the main benefit. At the time I received my AR Pistol these were not available for sale but just today Radical Firearms released the much anticipated 5.56mm version. They will also be releasing the 7.62mm version in a few weeks. Normal retail price on these is $135 but they are available at an intro price of just $99.95. Details and pics are below. Head on over to www.RadicalFirearms.com to snag one for yourself before this first run is all gone.

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Introducing the SpitFire™, a Revolutionary New Modular muzzle brake by Radical Firearms. The SpitFire™ is CNC machined using the highest quality materials available and is made in the USA! The body is CNC machined from Billet 4150V Chromoly BAR stock.

The SpitFire™ comes with two interchangeable heads: one a krink style brake that redirects the noise, blast, and concussion forward away from the shooter down range. The other head, The Fireball also redirects the noise, blast and concussion forward but creates a fireball of a flash to astound Hephaestus himself!

Outside Diameter – 1.375″

OAL assembled – 3.200″

Weight assembled – 10 oz with Krink brake
Weight assembled – 9.2 oz with Fireball brake

Available in 5.56 1/2″-28, 30cal Brake to be released Thanksgiving

Patent Pending

Intro price of just $99.95 now at www.RadicalFirearms.com

Halloween Sale – Ballistic Advantage 20% Off Discount Code

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by ar15news

I can always count on Ballistic Advantage to put together a great sale when any type of holiday rolls around and their Halloween Sale is just that. Right now you can use the code “SPOOKY” at checkout to save 20% off your entire order. This includes Complete Uppers, Receivers, Barrels, BCGs, Muzzle Devices, Gas Blocks and small parts. If you’re looking for a great deal so you can finish off that upper you’ve been dreaming about, you definitely need to check this one out. 

Ballistic Advantage Halloween Sale

No trick, just a treat! 20% off all orders!

Use coupon code “spooky” during checkout at http://ballisticadvantagellc.com/

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