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MILSPORT ARMS 80% Lower Receiver Intro Price – $49.95

Posted on April 15th, 2015 by ar15news

Rainier Arms is known for only selling the best of the best products. You won’t find anything other than above average quality items there. When I saw that they were selling the new MILSPORT ARMS 80% 7075-T6 lower receivers I checked with the guys at Rainier Arms and they were really excited to have access to these very high quality lowers. Many people mistake the idea of an 80% lower as “a way to save money” when in reality it has nothing to do with that. It’s all about providing a way for law abiding citizens to exercise their right to build a non-serialized firearm. They are not sold in as high of quantity so they typically cost a bit more. However, Rainier Arms is offering these at an introductory price. Normal MSRP will be $90 but right now they get to offer the first run of them for just $49.95. Details and purchase link are below. I’ve also put a link to what I personally have seen to be the best machining jig on the market that will help you finish any lower in about an hour with just a hand drill and a router with amazing results.

MILSPORT ARMS 80percent Lower 2

MILSPORT ARMS 80percent Lower 2

M.S.R.P $89.95

These 80% AR-15 Lower receivers are forged in the US and are machined to mil-spec tolerances. Build your next custom rifle using a quality machined Milsport lower that are proven and tested.

Features:
–  Radius are machined and blended
–  7075-T6 Aircraft Grade Aluminum
–  Mil-Spec Precision Machining
–  Flared Magwell
–  Front magwell is textured for grip enhancement
–  No FFL Required
–  Made in the USA

The operations left to be completed are as follows:
–  fire control well
–  trigger pin hole
–  hammer pin
–  trigger hole
–  safety selector hole

This is a not an FFL item. This is not a complete receiver and still requires machining to assemble a working firearm.

The MILSPORT ARMS 80% Lower Receiver can be purchased for a limited time at just $49.95. http://www.rainierarms.com/milsport-ar-15-80-lower-receiver-raw

If you are looking for hands down the best machining jig out there, the Universal EASY JIG from 80 Percent Arms is it! http://www.80percentarms.com/collections/lower-jigs/products/80-ar-15-easy-jig

Rainier Arms Blow Out Sale – GWACS Armory CAV15 MKII Lower

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by ar15news

Rainier Arms is running a big blowout sale on the GWACS stripped lowers at below cost! These are great for super lightweight builds or those looking to build a complete lower on a budget. The CAV15 MKII lowers are a polymer construction that includes the stock and grip with a design that doesn’t suffer from strength issues like many other polymer setups do. My buddy Matt over at Jerking The Trigger has a sub 6 Pound Build that he’s working on and has had good things to say about the CAV15 MKII lower on it. Rainier Arms has a bunch of Black CAV15 MKII lowers and has decided to put them up for sale at below cost to clear up some inventory room and make room for new stuff. If you are looking for something like this, head on over to www.RainierArms.com and snag one now for just $89.95.

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“The Jack” Billet Lower – Coming Soon from Sharps Bros.

Posted on March 24th, 2015 by ar15news

I will be the first to admit the first two Sharps Bros lowers, the “Hellbreaker” and “Warthog”, were not really my style at all. Recently they’ve started posting pics of their newest lower, “The Jack”, which in my opinion is 100 times better than the other two. As with the previous two models, it uses the mag well to display most of the uniqueness of the lower which in this case is the face of a skull. 

Sharps Bros The Jack Lower 1

Sharps Bros The Jack Lower 2

Sharps Bros The Jack Lower 2

Sharps Bros The Jack Lower 2

When I first saw it I wasn’t sure how I felt about it but you have to admit the design is pretty cool and its kind of growing on me. I remember the first time I saw the Seekins Precision lower and hated it, now its one of my favorites I own. Anyways, as with everything we do here at AR15NEWS, we wanted to get the information out to you guys, show you some pics and let you take it from there. From what I can tell they plan on releasing pricing and availability information on or around 4/1/15 on the Sharps Bros Facebook page. The pictures below show unfinished and uncoated prototypes. I believe final production models will be black.

POF-USA P-15 Stripped Lowers On Sale

Posted on March 3rd, 2015 by ar15news

Our friends at AV Guns just let us know they have some POF (Patriot Ordnance Factory) P-15 stripped forged lowers in-stock and on sale. Most people know POF for their high end piston driven 5.56 and .308 rifles. Now you can use one of their stripped multi cal AR-15 lowers for your next build. These AR-15 stripped lowers are similar to most other high quality forged lowers on the market with the exception that it is pretty rare to see a rifle built with a POF Forged Lower. Get yours now at Store.AVGuns.com

POF P-15 Forged Lower 1

POF P-15 Forged Lower 1

Umbrella Corporation Billet Receivers In-Stock

Posted on February 27th, 2015 by ar15news

One of the nicest billet lowers I own has been the UCWRG billet ambi lower receiver. It utilizes the A-DAC ambi bolt catch that is tied into the mag release and is such a beautiful piece of machining. Unfortunately they have almost never been in-stock…until now. Right now UCWRG has 45 billet lowers in-stock. I’ve also heard that those who ordered billet lowers have received shipping notices. If you want a chance to snag one, head on over to www.UCWRG.com and pic one up for yourself today.

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SI-Defense Ambi 223/5.56 Receiver Sets

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 by ar15news

**Update: I may have gotten ahead of myself here. Apparently I mistook the “Related Products” section where they say Add To Cart as the Add To Cart for the coming soon 5.56 Ambi Sets. I will let you know as soon as these receivers are officially available for purchase.**

One of my favorite products that I’ve recently used in a build is the new SI-Defense Ambi .308 billet set. The Mirrored Ambi Controls are seriously the best thing since sliced bread. Of course as soon as they introduced the .308 billet set the #1 question was….when are you releasing the .223/5.56 set? Well, the wait is finally over! SI-Defense Full Ambi .223/5.56 billet sets are now available for purchase on the SI-Defense website. They feature the exact same Mirrored Ambi Controls that the .308 set which includes the same Bolt Catch / Release lever on both sides and the same Magazine Release button on both sides. Craziest part is the set costs less than many of the other billet receivers sets on the market that aren’t even ambi. Take a look at the pics and then head on over to www.SI-Defense.com to put in your order today. 

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AMBI SI-D 223/556 Receiver Set
–  Material: 7075-T6 Billet Aluminum
–  Finish: Deep Black Hardcoat Anodize
–  Patent Pending Mirrored Ambidextrous Controls
–  Ambidextrous Takedown and Pivot pin locations
–  Bore is reamed for superior accuracy
–  M4 Feedramps
–  Front magwell grip grooves
–  Ambi index finger grooves
–  Sleek and stylish shell deflector
–  Threaded forward assist hole
–  Quick release dust cover assembly

The SI Defense .223/56 receiver set is the ultimate ambidextrous receiver set. The ambidextrous bolt catch release and magazine release are exactly mirrored identically on both sides of the receiver. These features are unique and unparalleled in the industry and were engineered to accommodate the left and right handed shooter. Special attention was given to incorporate smooth transitions throughout the receiver set, giving it a feel of confidence and reliability. Bore is machined perpendicularly and concentrically for superior accuracy. Receiver Set Includes: Dust cover, Ambi bolt catch, and Ambi mag release button.

http://si-defense.com/shop/ar15-receivers/ambi-si-d-22356-receiver-set/

Now Available!! American Defense Mfg UIC Ambi Billet Lower

Posted on February 19th, 2015 by ar15news

American Defense Manufacturing is probably best known for making some really awesome quick detach optic mounts but they really blew people away last year when they introduced their new UIC or Universally Improved Carbine. The UIC was the product of redesigning any aspect of your run of the mill AR that they felt didn’t meet ADM standards to make a rifle that is “Intentionally Superior”. One of the areas that ADM focused a lot of attention to was the lower receiver.

Not only did they want to make the UIC 5.56 lower look good but they also made it function better. The ADM UIC lower is fully ambidextrous with an Ambi Bolt Catch and Bolt Release as well as an Ambi Magazine Release. They also will work with any Ambi Safety Selector including the Short Throw models that are very popular. The mag well of the lower features a familiar design that ADM calls “reinforcing ribs” that not only look pretty sweet but also make the receiver stronger. People have been asking them to offer the UIC lower stripped so they can add it to their current rifle or start a build specifically around the lower so that is what ADM just did. Starting now, you can purchase the ADM UIC billet ambi lower as a stripped lower. Check out the pictures of it and details below then head on over to www.AmericanDefenseManufacturing.com to purchase one for yourself.

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The attractive, billet 7075-T6 lower receiver is outfitted with an ambidextrous magazine release, bolt catch and release, and selector switch.  The magazine well features reinforcing ribs that make the magazine well 40% stronger than mil-spec forged at only ½ an ounce of weight change.  The trigger guard is ready for winter gloves without manipulation. Radii and chamfers throughout make this billet lower a marvel that stretches the capabilities of modern production CNC manufacturing. A 20 degree competition style mag well is concealed in the design, allowing lightning fast magazine changes. A right side bolt catch and release lever is standard for every UIC lower, a feature not found on many comparable industry offerings. An integral adjuster allows the end user to compensate for tolerance between your upper receivers and your favorite lower. The selector pictogram is compatible with 50-90 degree selectors.

http://www.americandefensemanufacturing.com/view/product/895/

Angstadt Arms UDP-9 Glock Mag 9mm PDW and Receiver Sets

Posted on February 13th, 2015 by ar15news

Its hard to believe that we are already half way through the month of February but this year is just flying by. I’ve been trying to decide on a good time to introduce you guys to some new products from Angstadt Arms which are due out in April. With as fast as time seems to be flying, if I don’t do it now I might completely miss it. In a very short time, Angstadt Arms will be introducing their new UDP-9 9mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) and 9mm Receiver Sets.

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The UDP-9 is a 9mm Pistol AR that features the new receiver set which are truly beautiful looking. If you don’t like it in Pistol configuration you can easily submit a Form1 to the ATF to register it as an SBR and slap a stock on it. Probably the most important feature to me is the fact that they are fed by Glock magazines instead of Colt mags. Many people carry a Glock 9mm as their concealed carry option, including myself. Having a Primary and Secondary weapon that both use the same ammunition and feeding source could be a huge plus if its ever needed. With companies such as Magpul and ETS Group making 9mm Glock Mags,  will be more readily available and less expensive to purchase as well. You can read more about the Angstadt Arms UDP-9 9mm PDW below.

Angstadt Arms UDP-9 9mm PDW
The UDP-9 redefines the pistol caliber carbine. Designed specifically for urban environments and close quarter combat, the UDP-9 is a compact, personal defense weapon chambered in 9mm and fed with GLOCK® magazines.

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Angstadt Arms UDP-9 PDW SBRUDP-9 PDW SBR with an LWRC ultra compact stock and Ergo quad rail

Its compact size makes it ideal for home defense, security detail, law enforcement and anywhere space is at a premium. With models available for both prepared citizens, law enforcement officers and military personnel, the UDP-9 is easily configurable for any application. Available spring of 2015. Patent Pending.

UDP-9 Features

  • 7075-T6 billet aluminum lower and upper receiver with a matte black hard-coat anodized finish

  • Flared magwell for faster reloads, integrated, oversized trigger guard and a threaded bolt catch screw

  • Last round bolt hold open on an empty magazine

  • Slick side upper receiver with appropriately sized ejection port and no froward assist or dust cover

  • 9mm bolt assembly for use with a standard AR-15 hammer. Compatible with both GLOCK and Colt 9mm AR-15’s

  • 6” 9mm barrel in chrome moly with a 1/10 twist, black phosphate finish and A2 style flash suppressor

  • B5 Systems pistol grip

  • ODIN Works 5.5” free float keymod hand guard with continuous top picatinny rail and mounting positions at 3, 6, and 9 o’clock.

  • Weight: Sub 5lbs

  • Length: 21″

I’m really excited about Angstadt Arms’ new UDP-9 PDW and Receiver Sets. I’ve been wanting to either buy or build a 9mm AR for a while now, especially one that uses Glock 9mm Magazines like I carry every day. Not sure if I will buy a receiver set or full UDP-9 PDW but odds are I’ll end up doing something with these when they come out.

From what I can tell pricing will be $479 for an upper and lower billet receiver set, $1,249 for the UDP-9mm PDW Pistol and $1,349 for a UDP-9mm PDW SBR. Look for them to be released some time in April 2015. We will be sure to announce to you guys when they are available as well. 

www.AngstadtArms.com

NEW!! Gun Point GPM-15 9mm Billet Lower Receiver

Posted on February 7th, 2015 by ar15news

If you’ve been thinking about building a sweet 9mm chambered AR like I have been, you might want to check out this one from Gun Point Manufacturing. Its a billet lower called the GPM-15 that requires zero roll pins for installation, features a threaded safety detent hole and set screw to capture your spring and detent, has an oversized trigger guard, has an upper tensioning set screw, uses Colt 9mm magazines and comes in many different cerakote colors. Check out the pics and details below.

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If you want stand out from the rest at the range, this is the lower you must have.

Gun Point Mfg GPM-15 9MM 1

Gun Point Mfg GPM-15 9MM 1

The Gun Point Custom GPM-15 9mm Billet lower receiver is a unique design, sleek and strong built unit that comes with all the features in the top of the line models without the high cost. We have designed this lower with everything you need. NO ROLL PINS!! The roll pin has been replaced with a set screw to eliminate the need of beating on the lower receiver. The rear take down pin detent spring is also held in with a set screw making it easier for you to change buffer tubes. Our receiver tension set screw effectively eliminates any unwanted “slop” between upper and lower receivers for superior accuracy. The oversize trigger guard gives you ample clearance when using gloves and the Finger Rest naturally guides the tip of your finger to the same resting place each time.

 This dedicated 9mm lower receiver is designed for the Colt style magazine.
–  7075 Billet Aluminum
–  Mil-Spec component compatible
–  Upper tensioning set screw 1/4 – 28x .375
–  Bolt Catch screw in pins in place of roll pins
–  Bolt Catch 6-32 pivot screw included
–  Threaded saftey detent hole for 6-32 set screw
–  6-32 x .125 Saftey Detent set screw included
–  Integrated Oversize Trigger Guard
–  Finger Location Identifier / Finger Rest
–  Bullet pictogram selector markings
–  Type III Class 2 Hardcoat Anodized Finish (Standard)
–  Optional Cerakote colors available – Add $30

Cerakote colors are available. FDE, PTB, OD, Tungsten, Burned Bronze, Sniper Gray and many more.

These come with a life time warrantee and 100% money back satisfaction guarantee. If you don’t like it send it back. No questions asked.

Available for purchase now at Store.AVGuns.com

NEW!! CMT Tactical UHP15A Billet Ambi Receiver Now Available

Posted on February 4th, 2015 by ar15news

For weeks…no months now, everyone has been asking “When can I buy that awesome CMT Tactical Ambi lower?”. Well, your wait is now over. Just yesterday CMT Tactical announced that they had opened sales for the new UHP15A ambi receiver. The new UHP15A features an Ambi Mag Release on the left side of the receiver and an Ambi Bolt Release on the right side of the receiver as you can see in the pictures below.

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CMT Tactical UHP15A Ambi Lower 1

I’ve had my set for a while now and they really work great. The bolt release works just as you imagine, press the lever and it releases the bolt. The mag release is gated to protect agains accidental mag release but can still be actuated by the flat of your trigger finger, etc.

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As with all of the different billet receivers CMT Tactical makes, the fit, finish and overall quality of the UHP15A is top tier and features a completely “roll-pin-less” assembly. The UHP15A ambi lowers are now available for purchase as just the UHP15A ambi receiver alone or in Upper and Lower Combo sets and will soon be available through RainierArm.com and AimSurplus.com.

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