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AR-15 Buffer Tube Adapter for SIG MPX Pistol

Posted on August 18th, 2015 by ar15news

KAK Industry is introducing their new AR-15 Buffer Tube Adapter for the SIG SAUER MPX Pistol. This is pretty exciting as many people who bought the MPX Pistol are still waiting waiting for SIG to release stocks adapters for them. With the new KAK Industry AR-15 Buffer Tube Adapter, MPX Pistol owners will be able to attach any AR-15 Buffer Tubes. This will allow the use of Pistol Braces like the Shockwave or SB-15 or if the MPX has been SBR’d they will be able to install a standard AR-15 buffer tube and add any AR-15 stock they want. Here are some pictures of the first unit off the machines just before heading off to be anodized.

Sig Sauer MPX Pistol Buffer Tube Adapter 1Here you can see the rail section at the rear of the MPX that the adapter mounts to.

Sig Sauer MPX Pistol Buffer Tube Adapter 1

Sig Sauer MPX Pistol Buffer Tube Adapter 1

Sig Sauer MPX Pistol Buffer Tube Adapter 1

The KAK Industry AR-15 Buffer Tube Adapter for SIG MPX Pistols is machined from 6061-T6 aluminum. It installs onto the rail section on the rear of the MPX Pistol and uses 3 cross bolts to securely lock it in place. It also comes with two set screws that will lock into the indexing channel on the bottom of most buffer tubes, then tighten down the castle nut to make it extremely solid. The retail units will all be anodized black and start shipping around 8/25/15. Get in on the pre-order at just $43 for the kit at www.KAKIndustry.com.

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 www.SLRRifleworks.com.

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NEW!! Rainier Arms XTC 2.0 Pre-Order / Intro Price

Posted on August 15th, 2015 by ar15news

Rainier Arms just released the new XTC 2.0 muzzle device which is the newest variation of their original RA XTC. The XTC 2.0 expands on the original versions capabilities with the tuned first port that mitigates the muzzle rise while the extra side port keeps the rifle planted for faster repeated follow up shots. The XTC 2.0 also features compatibility with the coming soon Fortis Mfg Control Blast Shield. The overall look has been refined such as a machined in “RAINIER ARMS” on the bottom of the muzzle device but no other markings making for a very clean looking finish.

RA XTC 2.0 1

RA XTC 2.0 2

I have a few of them in my hands right now and I have to tell you, these things are sexy! Rainier Arms takes great pride in offering some of the nicest components for your AR’s and these show that. You can get in on the pre-sale for the new XTC 2.0 and save 15% but this sale is only for a short time.

There is no code needed for this pre-sale. The 15% has already been applied making the price just $67.95 which is a steal for a very nice muzzle brake. The new Rainier Arms XTC 2.0 for 5.56 can be purchased only at www.RainierArms.com

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The photos in this article are by a great local Michigan firearms photographer, Greg Skaz Photography. If you are not following this guy you definitely should. His social media links are listed below.

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Sneak Peek! Fortis Manufacturing Quick Detach Blast Diverter

Posted on August 4th, 2015 by ar15news

My buddy “Chummerz” who works for Rainier Arms gets his hands on a ton of the newest stuff on the market. Recently he shared a few pictures of a new Quick Detach Blast Diverter that will be coming soon from Fortis Manufacturing. Blast Diverters or Blast Shields have really been taking off in popularity over the last few years as more and more people realize the potential benefits they offer, especially when it is a QD version that can be installed over a muzzle brake for indoor use and quickly removed for outdoor use letting you utilize the full benefits of the muzzle brake. 

There isn’t a ton of information available yet for the new Quick Detach Blast Diverter from Fortis Manufacturing (shown below) but it appears to be mounted to the also coming soon Rainier Arms XTC 2.o muzzle device. While this would make for a great combo, I’m hoping it means it will be compatible with many different muzzle devices which I feel would make it even more of a huge success than it is already guaranteed to be.

Fortis manufacturing QD Blast Shield 2

Fortis manufacturing QD Blast Shield 2

As with most sneak peeks, this QD Blast Diverter appears to be shown in the white, meaning it has not had its protective coating applied. Most likely you will see a Melonite, Anodized or Phosphate coating on the finished product. Chummerz said he will be hitting the range with the new Fortis Manufacturing QD Blast Diverter this week and will get some video, etc. Be sure to keep tabs on his Facebook and Instagram accounts at the links below.

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Sneak Peek! Daniel Defense 7.62×51 Rifle

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by ar15news

Looks our friends at Daniel Defense have something awesome in the works. Many people have been asking for a 7.62×51 DD rifle and now it looks like that time is coming very soon. Check out the video below and keep an eye out on www.DanielDefense.com.

First Look – Rainier Arms AVALANCHE Ambi Charging Handle

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by ar15news

A few months back we were told that Rainier Arms was developing a brand new ambi charging handle that would be 110% brand new, built from the ground up to the be the best Ambi C.H. on the market. That sounded like a pretty tall order but if anybody could do it, it would be the guys at Rainier Arms. For years they have had their finger on the pulse of the AR-15 market, helping them introduce items that appeal to the masses without sacrificing function or quality. Fast forward to literally the past few weeks and the new Rainier Arms ambi charging handle has come to life. Meet the AVALANCHE!

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 1

The idea of an ambi charging handle is nothing new and there are lots of options to choose from. Most of the ambi charging handles on the market are very solidly made and function well. What Rainier Arms realized from the time they started designing the AVALANCHE is that many customers chose to purchase an ambi charging handle based on how it looks knowing that most are going to perform well. This brings up one of the most exciting features of the AVALANCHE which is that the end user can install different looking handles on the charging handle making it unique to their taste. 

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 1

Currently I believe there are 3 different style extended handles and a few different colors for each. The AVALANCHE I was able to get my hands on features the round knurled handles. These are held in place by a screw with Loctite on the end and a set screw underneath the handle to guarantee its not going anywhere. 

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 1

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 1

The AVALANCHE is machined from 7075-T6 aluminum for a super strong main housing and shaft with a Stainless Steel latch which won’t wear down over years of use. The latch and both handles make up the moving parts of the charging handle and all pivot on beefed up roll pins that are capable of taking any abuse you give it.

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 1

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 1

So far so good. I’m really excited to be able to put the AVALANCHE to good use. Rainier Arms has hit the nail on the head with a super solid design and the idea to allow the end user to change the look of their charging handle whenever they want is genius. My first impression of the AVALANCHE definitely ranks it just as good as other ambi charging handles on the market in function and feel but none can compare when it comes to customization. Look for the AVALANCHE to be available for purchase very soon from www.RainierArms.com.

Sneak Peek!! Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle

Posted on May 16th, 2015 by ar15news

**Update 5-22-15:  More pictures added below.**

Rainier Arms is about 1-2 months out from releasing their new Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle. The Avalanche will feature modular latch handles that will come in different shapes, sizes and colors giving you the ability to customize it to your liking. Knowing the reputation that Rainier Arms carries, I’m sure this will be an absolutely awesome charging handle. Looking forward to seeing more of this product. This article will be updated with more pics and details as Rainier Arms releases them.

Rainier Arms Avalanch Ambi Charging Handle 1 copy

Rainier Arms Avalanch Ambi Charging Handle 2 copyRainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 3

Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 3Rainier Arms Avalanche Ambi Charging Handle 3

We understand the strong desire to customize our ARs. Coming SOON, the Rainier Arms Avalanche™ Charging Handle. It’s not only ambidextrous, it has interchangeable handles to suit your unique needs.

We will offer 3 main handle shapes. You can buy additional handles in different colors, etc to customize for feel, look & function. Retail will be $79.95 to $99.95 depending on configuration. We are at final stages of testing various coatings. We anticipate a launch date within 30-60 days!

More information to follow

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Over the weekend my friends from LANTAC sent me some pics from a video they’re currently working on which features the much anticipated LANTAC BMD, aka the Blast Mitigation Device. The BMD slides over and locks onto the LANTAC Dragon muzzle brake to redirect the blast. If you’ve seen any of the previous LANTAC videos you know that they feature amazing high speed footage and these action shots of the BMD are absolutely amazing. You can really see how well it redirects the blast forward of the shooter while still getting some of the benefits of the Dragon brake underneath through the use of vents and holes above the Dragon’s vertical ports. 

I’m a huge fan of the LANTAC Dragon muzzle brake and well…basically anything LANTAC has made so far. Really looking forward to giving the BMD once it comes out. Until then, we’ll just have to drool over these awesome pics below. Look for the full HD video to come soon.

First is a shot of the blast from a LANTAC Dragon WITHOUT the BMD in place.

Lantac BMD 1

These next few shots show the BMD in action on a couple of different ARs. You can easily see that it makes quite a difference in reducing the side blast.

Lantac BMD 1

Lantac BMD 1

Lantac BMD 1

Lantac BMD 1

Lantac BMD 1

Lantac BMD 1

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Industry Rumors – LANTAC Dragon 9mm

Posted on April 29th, 2015 by ar15news

**Update: These are in-stock at www.Revolvr.com**

Tonight I heard from an extremely credible source that LANTAC will be producing a 9mm version of their very popular Dragon muzzle brake that will be threaded in 1/2-36 and is intended for 9mm Chambered AR’s not handguns as shown below. From what I was told, the first 100 units were shipped to Rainier Arms today. We’ll be sure to update you guys as soon as we know more.  

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Fortis Mfg Introduces the New REV II Rail with M-LOK

Posted on April 29th, 2015 by ar15news

**Update** – Fortis just released the first run of REV II M-LOK rails on www.REVOLVR.com. 4-29-15 3pm EST.

Back in January we broke the news that Fortis Mfg was introducing a new version of the original REV rail called the REV II. Now we are here to spill the beans on the newest version of the REV II which now features M-LOK. As you may already know, M-LOK is a mounting system that is being heavily promoted and backed by Magpul. This means that all of their cool new grips, light mounts, rail panels, etc. will have an M-LOK option and explains why everybody wants an M-LOK rail.

Fortis REV II MLOK 1

Fortis REV II MLOK 2

Then new REV II M-LOK rail continues with the same design characteristics of the REV II KeyMod rail in that it mounts directly to a mil spec barrel nut, features a full run of M-LOK at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, offers 2 QD sling attachment points at 3 and 6 o’clock at the very front of the rail as well as two more in the same spot at the rear of the rail. As you’ve probably already seen, Fortis is well known for their aggressive styling and the new REV II M-LOK rail definitely fits in that statement.

Fortis REV II MLOK 4

Fortis REV II MLOK 3

Fortis REV II MLOK 5

The combination of the super lightweight yet rugged design of the REV II and the M-LOK mounting system means this will be another home run rail system for Fortis Mfg. The REV II M-LOK rail has not been released for purchase yet but you can sign up to be notified the moment it is. Just head on over and enter your email address at www.FortisMfg.com.

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