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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. 

AERO Precision Sniper Grey M4E1 Builders Set 1AERO Precision Sniper Grey M4E1 Builders Set 1AERO Precision Sniper Grey M4E1 Builders Set 1

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.

F1 Firearms Canadian DealersF-1 Firearms / O’Dells Canadian Dealer Network

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

SHOT Show 2016 – LANTAC USA

Posted on January 26th, 2016 by ar15news

LANTAC USA had another awesome showing at SHOT Show. LANTAC’s best known for their Dragon muzzle brakes but very soon they will be offering a complete rifle called the LANTAC RAVEN LA-R15. The new rifle will feature the Dragon muzzle brake, a 416r SS barrel in .223 wylde or 300BLK, SPADA handguard, UAR billet upper and billet lower, E-BCG, LANTAC Trigger made by CMC and a Magpul Grip and CTR Stock. It will also feature LANTAC’s improved buffer system.

LANTAC RAVEN LA-R15 Rifle 1

LANTAC RAVEN LA-R15 Rifle 2

LANTAC also showed off their new triggers made by CMC Triggers. These are offered in both a straight or curved bow and look very cool.

LANTAC Trigger CMC

LANTAC has been offering Dragon muzzle brakes in 5.56, 7.62 5/8-24 and 7.62 14×1 LH (AK47). Another newer product from LANTAC is the new Dragon 9mm muzzle brake. These 9mm Dragons are currently available with a 13.5×1 thread pattern for the SIG MPX and 1/2-36 for other AR9’s, etc. KRISS has even started to OEM the LANTAC 9mm Dragon on their new 9mm VECTORs.

LANTAC Dragon 9mm SIG MPX

Lantac Dragon 9mm Kriss Vector

For more information on LANTAC products you can follow them on their social media links below and check out their website as well. 

LANTAC USA on Facebook
LANTAC USA on Instagram
www.LANTAC-USA.com

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SHOT Show 2016 photos provided by David (TracerX)

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

SHOT Show 2016 – Fortis Mfg Introduces the Night Rail

Posted on January 20th, 2016 by ar15news

A leader in the modern sporting rifle accessory world and always ahead of the game with revolutionary designs such as their SWITCH rail attachment system; Fortis manufacturing has done it again with their new Night Rail.  Utilizing a brand new 2 barrel nut design which uses a flange on inner barrel nut, the outer barrel nut is tightened against the rail – locking it in place.  The rail features MLOK slots, QD attachment point at the front and rear and a full length picatinny rail on top – the front of the rail itself is wide enough to accommodate their recently released CONTROL Concussion reduction device.

MSRP TBD
Available end of first quarter of 2016
www.FortisMfg.com

Fortis Night Rail 1

Fortis Night Rail 1

Fortis Night Rail 1

Fortis Night Rail 1

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SHOT Show 2016 coverage provided by David (TracerX)

NEW!! Faxon Firearms STREAMLINE M-LOK Handguards

Posted on January 14th, 2016 by ar15news

As we’ve mentioned in the past, Faxon Firearms has grown a lot over the last year or two with the addition of AR-15 barrels, now offering complete Direct Impingement AR-15’s and now they are offering their own line of AR-15 handguards. Faxon Firearms has introduced their new STREAMLINE M-LOK Handguards which include a 12 o’clock run of 1913 rail surrounded by 7 additional runs of M-LOK cutouts. They’ve also opted to not include a sling mount which I like because it doesn’t add bulk to the rail and lets you add an M-LOK sling mount wherever you want it. The rail is very sleek looking and is available in 7″, 9″, 13″ and 15″ lengths with an extremely competitive price range of just $135 to $149. Check out the press release and images below, then head on over to www.FaxonFirearms.com to snag one for yourself.

Faxon Firearms Streamline Handguard 1

Faxon Firearms Streamline Handguard 1

Faxon Firearms Streamline Handguard 1

(Cincinnati, OH) – Faxon Firearms, manufacturers of the ARAK platform rifle system, is pleased to announce the release and shipment to dealers of its STREAMLINE series of handguards.

True to their namesake, the new Streamline handguards are a sleek and low-profile solution for those looking for a slimmer handguard with flexible mounting. Further, the Streamline features an uninterrupted MIL-STD 1913 “Picatinny” rail across the top and 7 facets of M-LOK cuts at the 90 and 45-degree facets. Rail slots are directly engraved with “T” marks during machining to identify accessory placement anodized or if customers opt for custom coatings.

The handguards are released in four lengths, 15”, 13”, 9”, and 7”. The handguard is 100% made in the USA from extruded 6061 aluminum. The handguards are hard-coat anodized black and feature a steel barrel nut. Mounting is extremely simple with common tools and the handguard features alignment tabs to ensure it cannot rotate during extreme use.

We are thrilled to launch our next product line, keeping within our Company Ethos: ‘Quality. Innovation. Service.’ The new Streamline series keeps it simple while delivering incredible performance,” remarked Nathan Schueth, Director of Operations & Sales. “The handguards continue our push to make the best value products for the top and front of Modern Sporting Rifles. When customers think of uppers, think Faxon.”

The Streamline series is now available direct from Faxon Firearms and through its Dealer network. Launch partners include AIM Surplus, Recoil Gunworks, and Parallax Tactical

Specifications:
–  100% Made in the USA
–  Material: 6061 Aluminum
–  Finish: Hard Coat Anodizing (Black)
–  Lengths: 15”, 13”, 9”, 7”
–  Weight (Without Barrel Nut): .8 Lbs, .72 lbs, .52 lbs, .40 lbs
–  Mounting Hardware: .19 lbs
–  Height (Top of Rail to M-LOK Facet): 1.98”
–  Height (Top of Rail to Bottom of Mounting): 2.37”
–  Width: 1.54”

About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms and MSR marketplace. Faxon focuses on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, MuzzLok (crush-washer free) muzzle devices, and now the Streamline series, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers are welcome.

For more information contact Nathanial Schueth at nathan.s@faxonfirearms.com

Two New Rifles and New Rail from BCI Defense

Posted on December 28th, 2015 by ar15news

BCI Defense is expanding their line of products they offer and that now includes a new rail and two new rifles. The Free Float M-LOK Handguard is 15″ long and looks very slim and comfortable to handle and is affordable at just under $190. The two new rifles account for two new price points in the BCI Defense lineup with the Sentry model being a feature rich but more affordable option and the Professional model offering a longer rail and more accessories. Check out the pics and details of each below then head on over to www.BCIDefense.com for more information or to purchase.

BCI Defense 15” Free Float Handguard

BCI Rail 1

BCI Rail 1

BCI Rail 1

The New BCI Defense 15” Free Float Handguard is the newest addition to BCID’s line of In-House manufacturing products. This rail has an abundant amount of features that are not burdened with an abundant amount of cost. Coupled with its Lightweight Slim Design, this rail is Hard Coat Anodized, features 4 Integrated QD Sockets, Chamfered Slots for a Stable & Comfortable Grip, and Custom Barrel Nut for Superior Fit and Stability and is M-LOK Accessory Compatible. You can purchase these online at www.BCIDefense.com.

Specifications:
–  Overall Length: 15.00”
–  Width: 1.56”
–  Height: 1.99”
–  Weight: 11.4oz
–  Material: 6061-T4 Aluminum

BCI Defense Sentry Rifle

BCI_Sentry_Model_Rifle

The BCI Defense Sentry Rifle has proven to be a great entry level rifle for the gun enthusiast or the first time buyer. Featuring BCI Defense In-House manufactured Upper & Lower Receivers, Buffer Tube, and Charging Handle, the quality and consistency of this rifle is second-to-none in the Entry Level Category. Along with the BCI Defense made components, the ALG Defense QMS (Quality Mil Spec) Trigger, Azimuth Technologies Bolt Carrier Group and Drop-In Quad Rail w/QD Sockets has put this rifle into a category of its own. With an MSRP of around $900.00, consumers have not been disappointed with the performance and durability of this firearm. This rifle can be seen at www.BCIDefense.com.

BCI Defense Professional Series Rifle

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Looking for quality, consistency and value in a 5.56 rifle? Look no further. This Professional Series Rifle boasts endless enhancements that other rifles in its class are unable to compete with. Starting with the Upper & Lower Receivers, Buffer Tube, Charging Handle and a 15” Free Float Handguard, all of which are manufactured by BCI Defense. You throw in our very own Ambi Safety Selector Switch, 3 Prong Flash Hider, ALG Defense Advance Combat Trigger (ACT) along with Azimuth Technologies Enhanced Nitride BCG and an Enhanced Buttstock, this rifle is unparalleled to others priced in its category. Not to mention they are offered in four separate Cerakote Colors and a Black Camo Hydro Dip. With a suggested retail price of $1150.00, this rifle is sure to turn some heads at the range! Take a look at www.BCIDefenes.com for more information.

NEW!! Midwest Industries SP Line of Handguards with 1.75″ ID

Posted on December 14th, 2015 by ar15news

One of the more popular setups in the AR world right now is utilizing a longer rail with a large Inside Diameter (ID) that will accommodate either a suppressor or a larger blast diffuser muzzle device like the Noveske KX3. Seems like every time I post something about a new rail the number one question is “Whats the Inside Diameter?” for that very reason. Midwest Industries just introduced their new SP line of hand guards that features a 1.75″ ID which is large enough for many suppressors. The Noveske KX3 at 1.37″ will have plenty of room to be tucked under the rail. 

Midwest Industres SP large inside diameter rail 1Midwest Industres SP large inside diameter rail 1

As you can see, M-LOK is the attachment method for these rails and there are plenty of mounting slots to choose from with M-LOK at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock as well as the 45 degree spaces in between. These are definitely worth taking a look at for anyone wanting to mount a larger muzzle device or suppressor underneath the rail. According to their Facebook page they are starting with their 12.65″ long model first and I’m sure additional lengths will follow. $165 including one Magpul rail section and the barrel nut wrench is pretty hard to beat. 

www.MidwestIndustriesInc.com

Christmas Sale 2015 – Centurion Arms

Posted on December 11th, 2015 by ar15news

As if everyone else wasn’t already trying to take all my money, Centurion Arms just released info on a nice little sale going on for the holidays. This is a great chance to save a few bucks on a couple of awesome CMR rails and the Centurion Arms C4 BCG. Check out the deals below. Click on the links or head on over to www.CenturionArms.com.

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