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NEW!! VG6 Stainless Steel & Bead Blasted GAMMA556 Brake

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by ar15news

I think I’m going to need a few of these! VG6 Precision just released two new versions of their awesome GAMMA556 muzzle brake. The standard finish for the GAMMA556 is a semi-gloss Black Nitride. Now you can purchase the same great performance as the original GAMMA556 brake but with your choice of a raw Stainless Steel finish (on the right) or in a Bead Blasted finish (on the left). The Stainless Steel finish is more of a bright or shiny look and the Bead Blasted has more of a satin look to it. I have one of the regular black ones and it does a great job at reducing both felt recoil and muzzle rise. With the popularity of stainless steel barrels, these new finishes give you a few more options in making your muzzle brake match the setup or look of your gun. They even look cool with black barrels as well. Check these new brakes out at

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Not all muzzle devices are created the same.  There aren’t many muzzle brakes and compensators that ‘understand’ proper high-pressure gas dynamics.  The VG6 GAMMA 556 was designed using state of the art engineering techniques, utilizing CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and CAE (Computer Aided Engineering).  100% CNC machined for optimal performance.  Stainless steel construction for longevity.

The VG6 GAMMA 556 is a muzzle brake and compensator hybrid.  It virtually eliminates recoil and minimizes muzzle movement.  The unique combination of both braking and compensating features inspire shooter confidence and allows the shooter to make very fast follow up shots.

The VG6 GAMMA 556 has been tuned for versatility as well.  The brake has been optimized for 10.5″ to 18.5″ barrel lengths, but ultra-shorty SBRs and AR-Pistols with shorter barrels and full sized 20″ rifles will benefit greatly from the muzzle brake as well.

-  Material : 17-4ph® Heat Treated Stainless Steel
-  Finish : Bead Blasted – Matt Silver
-  Caliber : 5.56mm/.223 Rem.  only
-  Thread : 1/2-28 RH
-  Installation : Crush Washer (included), Installation should be done by a qualified gunsmith.

NEW!! Rainier Arms Compensator (RAC) Now Available

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by ar15news

Recently Rainier Arms released their new RUC Mod2 Rifle which also debuted some new Rainier Arms designed and produced products. One of those new products was the new RAC which stands for Rainier Arms Compensator. I know we all preach function over form but it sure is nice when a company figures out how to combine both. Rainier Arms definitely accomplished that with the RAC. I personally have not shot a rifle with the RAC installed but I now multiple guys who have and have all said it works just as good as it looks. Another great thing about the RAC…it’s available in both Black Nitride and Stainless finishes for just $69. If you’re looking for a new comp for your rifle that gives you a unique look and excellent performance, the RAC is a great option. Check out the pics and details below, then head on over and buy one for yourself.

Rainier Arms Compensator (RAC™) is our latest muzzle designed to reduce felt recoil & muzzle rise with a relatively low muzzle flash. A true multifunctional muzzle device designed to do it all while looking great at an affordable price.

-  .223 / 5.56 (1⁄2 X28 TPI)
-  Length: 2.3 Inches
-  Diameter: .890 Inches
-  Weight: 2.6 oz
-  Finish: Black Nitride or Matte Stainless
-  Made in the USA Small Made in USA flag

Rainier Arms Compensator (RAC) in Black Nitride

Rainier Arms Compensator RAC Black 5

Rainier Arms Compensator (RAC) in Matte Stainless

Rainier Arms Compensator RAC Stainless 5

NEW!! Seekins Precision 3 Prong 223 Flash Hider

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by ar15news

The new Seekins Precision 3 Prong 223 Flash Hider is now available for purchase. As you might expect from Seekins Precision, this flash hider definitely has a unique look to it and I’m sure it works as awesome as it looks. It’s made from tool steel and Melonite coated and is designed to thread on without the need of a crush washer. The ports and prongs are not symmetrical so there is no timing or tuning fork effect. I can imagine these aggressive prongs would also work great for personnel deterrent as well with a little tap to the chest. Grab your new Seekins Precision 3 Prong 223 Flash Hider now at

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Seekins Precision’s Flash Hider is designed to reduce muzzle flash to protect the shooters night vision and reduce flash visible to the enemy. Features a three prong design engineered to reduce any harmonic pinging noise associated with most flash hiders.

Coming Soon!! LANTAC USA Dragon 308 Muzzle Brake

Posted on December 24th, 2013 by ar15news

The guys at LANTAC USA have made a huge impression on everyone with their initial offering here in the states which was the DGN556B muzzle brake also known as the Dragon. I know from speaking with them that they have a lot of things in the works but the next on the list will be the .308/7.62 version of the Dragon. The 308 Dragon will be called the DGN762B and will work with any 7.62 or smaller chambered barrel with a 5/8×24 thread pitch. These would go perfect on one of my 300BLK uppers as well as on many of the big bore rifles such as an AR-10, FN SCAR 17S, etc. 

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Some T&E units were sent over to the guys at Active Shooter Defense School and here is what they had to say.

The ASDS Crew Spent the day testing the new LANTAC .308 Muzzle Brake. Short version: The Lantac .308 out preformed our expectations! We tested it against a few other brakes on a few platforms and the end results were staggering. The accuracy of the weapons improved dramatically! This was something nobody expected. The addition of a brake improving accuracy? It makes no sense to me but the fact remains on a standard SCAR Heavy, back to back test revealed 1.5″ groups with the stock brake and 3/4″ groups with the LANTAC! Don’t ask me to explain the science, I just know I witnessed it happen. The expected results were even staggering, rapid fire split times with a stock brake equipped AR-10 were averaging .52 the Lantac brought the split down to .39! We ran comparison tests between the AR-15 (.35), AR-10 (.39), and the SCAR H (.36). These spit times are AMAZING for a .308. The muzzle climb (or lack of) is spectacular for a .308. Test conditions: Elevation 1650′ 100M range 68 deg temp, 0 wind, all accuracy tests shot with multiple shooters prone position with a bi pod. Ammo was 147g factory Lake City for all tests. Same lot number. Weapons were cleaned prior to each accuracy test, shooters fired 10 rounds each/ each brake @ 100m. Split tests were averaged out of 3, 10 round runs on each weapon in the standing position.

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LANTAC has said these will be coming very soon as they are just finalizing packaging and cost. To keep an eye out for the release, head on over to the LANTAC USA Facebook page and click “Get Notifications”. I’ll also try to keep you guys up to date as well. Don’t forget to follow AR15NEWS on Facebook too.

NEW!! VG6 Precision EPSILON556 Muzzle Brake – PreOrder

Posted on December 14th, 2013 by ar15news

VG6 Precision is now taking orders for the new EPSILON556 Muzzle Brake which will ship in the next week. I have one of their GAMMA556 brakes and have been very pleased with it. The EPSILON556 basically builds on the performance of the GAMMA556 brake by keeping the ports along the top but adding three small prongs to the front of the brake to aid in flash suppression. VG6 Precision has been testing the heck out of this brake to ensure it is perfectly ready for launch and have even shot a low light video (below) for you so you can see how this new product performs instead of purchasing blindly. Take a look at the pics and video below. Order your own VG6 Precision EPSILON556 muzzle brake at

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620 VG6 Epsilon Muzzle Brake Shot 1800 roundsOne of the VG6 Precision Test Mules after about 1,800 rounds.

SNEAK PEEK!! New Seekins Precision 3 Prong Flash Hider

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by ar15news

Here is a simple Sneak Peek at the new Flash Hider that Seekins Precision will be introducing very soon. Its definitely a pretty unique looking flash hider with its 3 prongs and lots of different angles. They will offer both a 5.56 and 7.62 version. All models will be made from tool steel and Melonite coated. Another important part to note that Glen Seekins mentioned is that the ports and prongs are not symmetrical so there are no issues with the flash hider sounding like a Tuning Fork when you shoot it but it is very effective at eliminating flash. It also is designed to thread on without the use of a crush washer so you do not have to time (line up) the brake in any way. Just tighten it down and you are good to go. No official word yet but expect these to retail at around $55.

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