Category Archives: Lower Receivers

Cross Machine Tool is running a great End of Year Special on their UHP15PDW billet lower receivers. If you order the Patented UHP15PDW Integrated stock/lower receiver by 12/31/17 you will get a free UPUR-1 billet upper receiver as well. The UHP15PDW Lower receiver features the Integration of a Patented Monolithic adjustable PDW type stock system that is 1.75″ shorter length of pull (LOP) than a standard mil spec carbine stock when in the collapsed position. It also features an Ambi Bolt release & Ambi Mag Release.

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UPUR 1

The Cross Machine Tool End of Year Special is happening now. You can head on over to www.CMTTAC.com to order your UHP15PDW Lower Receiver and receive a UPUR-1 billet upper. 

If you’re not in your “RIGHT” mind and want to build a LEFT hand eject, Rainier Arms is participating in this sale as well and will let you choose between a right hand or left hand eject CMT upper. www.RainierArms.com

Out of all of the AR receivers out there the Sharps Bros receivers are by far the most unique of them all. The original Hellbreaker model broke the internet and became a huge success which ultimately paved way for the Warthog and The Jack lowers. This last week Sharps Bros announced they are releasing the new Gen2 versions of all 3 lower receivers.

The Gen2 versions will all include an updated design, threaded bolt catch pin, lighter weight and lower cost. The Hellbreaker and Warthog models also received some cool magwell cutouts that highlight their respective designs better.

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These new Sharps Bros Gen2 receivers are available now with a special pre-order price at www.RainierArms.com with an estimated shipping time of December 2017. You can also visit SharpsBros.com for more details!

Here’s a great video showing the Sharps Bros facility and what goes on behind the scenes to create the Sharps Bros products.

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LABOR DAY SALE 2017
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BATTLE ARMS LABOR DAY SALE

Get 10% OFF when you buy $200 or more on any product in our website. 

Terms: NO COUPON NEEDED. $200 or more will automatically discount the10%. **Total amount of $200 for required purchase must be met (not including shipping, insurance and tax).***This promotion is valid only for purchases from Friday, September 1st, 2017 until Monday, September 4th, 2017.

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Ballistic Advantage started a new promotion at the beginning of the week. With the success of last months Free Upper promotion they have decided to do another promotion this month but this one includes a FREE Ballistic Advantage Forged Lower Receiver. All you need to do is add $175 in other products to your cart on www.BallisticAdvantage.com, add the lower receiver to your cart as well and use the discount code “FREELOWER” to receive the lower for FREE. Basically buy a barrel or other Ballistic Advantage part you probably would have already purchased and they’ll hook you up!! Doesn’t get easier than that.

Ballistic Advantage Free_Lower_Sale_Banner

Ballistic Advantage Free_Lower_Sale_Banner

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If you’ve followed AR15NEWS for any decent length of time you’ve probably noticed we build lots of ARs. Some times, as an AR builder, it’s easy to get in a rut and kind of build the same thing over and over again which gets boring. All it takes is a bit of imagination and planning and your next build can be the best one you’ve ever put together. This is the very case with my most recent build. 

Believe it or not I had SBR’d this Rainier Arms forged lower well over a year ago but had no idea what I wanted to do with it. Then it came to me and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. From there it was just a matter of time before I had the parts in hand and ready to build.

Lets start out with a few closer shots. From this angle you can see the Rainier Arms ambi safety, Juggernaut Tactical ambi charging handle and Scalarworks OPS (On Point Sights) fixed rear sight.

Rainier Arms SBR Build 1 - Scalarworks OPS Fixed Sights Juggernaut Tactical Ambi Charging Handle - Rainier Arms Ambi Safety

As I mentioned above, this build got started as a Rainier Arms Forged A-DAC lower that I bought and Form 1’d just before the ATF41P effective date. I added a Rainier Arms forged upper and ambi safety, CMC Triggers Flat 3.5lb Trigger and LPK, Superlative Arms Piston Kit, Juggernaut Tactical ambi charging handle, Geissele MK4 rail and Scalarworks OPS Fixed Sights and Low Drag Mount for the Aimpoint T1 and a SureFeed Magazines 20 Round mag.

Rainier Arms SBR Build 2 - CMC Triggers Flat Trigger Geissele SMR MK4 rail Scalarworks OPS Fixed Sights Aimpoint Micro T1 Rainier Arms A-DAC

Of course as a Rainier Arms SBR build I chose to use their 10.5″ .223 Wylde barrel. Covered it with a Geissele MK4 rail, Arisaka Defense 300/IR Series Scout Light and Inline Scout Mount, SureFire SR07 switch, Scalarworks OPS Fixed Front Sight, Magpul vertical grip and Griffin Armament Taper Mount Supresspr Mount. The Superlative Arms Piston Kit gas block is under there somewhere. 😜

Rainier Arms SBR Build - Geissele SMR MK4 - Arisaka Inline Scout Light Mount 300 Series Scalarworks OPS Front Fixed Sight magpul vertical grip Surefire SR07

Here’s another angle of the business end on the new Rainier Arms SBR build. From this angle you can now see how accessible the Superlative Arms Piston Kit gas block is under the rail. This isn’t like many piston kits were you have one or two settings. Its more like a Piston Kit that has a built in fully adjustable gas block so you can really tune it in.

Rainier Arms SBR Build - Superlative Arms - Rainier Arms - Geissele - Scalarworks - Magpul = Arisaka Rainier Arms

This next shot gives you a better idea of how tidy things are on this build. It’s got everything I need and nothing I don’t. The Scalarworks OPS fixed sights and mount for the Aimpoint T1 are absolutely amazing. 

Rainier Arms SBR Build - rainier arms = cmc triggers = scalarworks = aimpoint t1 - juggernaut tactical - magpul - geissele

And here it is. Hope you guys enjoyed a pretty detailed look at my new Rainier Arms SBR build. In the end, this SBR turned out even better than I had pictured it but the initial imagination and passion to create another gun is what got it all started. Don’t be in too much of a hurry to just slap together the first complete rifle you can. Take your time with your next build, map it out, think about what would make you smile every time you see it and then build that. 

Rainier Arms SBR Build - rainier arms - geissele - cmc triggers - magpul - scalarworks - griffin armament - surefire = superlative arms piston kit - aimpoint juggernaut tactical

Here’s the full run down of parts for this build. If you want to copy it, be my guest. Would make for a great AR Pistol build too.  

Already had a chance to get the gas dialed in on the piston kit and man this thing is smooth. Will be getting some range time this week with this gun getting it sighted in. Will let you guys know how it runs soon.

Have you ever thought “Man, I really like those San Tan Tactical billet receivers but they’re just a little out of my price range”? Or maybe you refuse to buy something unless you’re getting a deal on them. Well here’s your chance to save big on anything San Tan Tactical. They’re running their Summer Scorcher Sale right now which gives you 20% off everything on their entire website. Just use the code “ITSHOT” at checkout on www.SanTanTactical.com.

San Tan Tactical Summer Scorcher Sale 2

It’s HOT outside! Let’s stay inside and build an even HOTTER new @santantactical ! We are having our biggest sale of the year! Use code ITSHOT to save 20% off sitewide!

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*Press Release*

BCI Defense Logo

The high quality BCI Defense Stripped Lower Receiver is now offered with an American Flag mechanically engraved on the magwell, allowing operators to show their fellow countrymen that they are proud to be an American. This Stripped Lower receiver is being offered at an introductory price, through the end of July, for just $99.00ea.  Check with your local dealer for details, visit www.BCIDefense.com or call 855.866.2243 for more information.

BCI Defense American Flag Lower Receiver 1

BCI Defense American Flag Lower Receiver 1

Standard Features of BCI Defense Stripped Lower:

  • 7075 T6 Aluminum Forging
  • Type III Class 2 Hardcoat Anodize
  • Accepts Standard AR-15 Mil-Spec Components
  • Manufactured by BCI Defense

https://www.bcidefense.com

A while back, one of my favorite billet lower receivers was abruptly taken from us. That’s right, Radian Weapons (known as AXTS back then) decided to not sell their billet lowers separately in an effort to focus on building complete rifles. Then just today, the clouds parted, the sun shined down and the voice of Radian Weapons declared “From this day forward, the AX556 ambidextrous lower shall be available for purchase from Brownells” … or at least that’s what it sounded like. 😜

AXTS - Radian Weapons AX556 Lower Receiver for sale

Starting today, if you want to purchase an AX556 billet lower you no longer have to scour the scary black market of the ARFCOM EE or pay double the retail value of the lower. Just head on over to Brownells.com and pick one up for yourself. The lower also comes with a Radian Weapons TALON Ambi Safety and Takedown Pins.

F1 Firearms has released their new UDR-15 3G Style 2 Universal Receiver Sets which feature completely new skeletonizing that is different from their extremely popular BDR-15 3G billet sets. The new UDR-15 3G Style 2 receivers for the first time can also be purchased with a Left Hand Eject Billet Upper … for those who may not be in their RIGHT mind! 😉 If you’re looking for a head turning receiver set for your next build, be sure to check these out!

F1 Firearms UDR-15 3G Style 2 Receiver Set 1

F1 Firearms UDR-15 3G Style 2 Receiver Set 2

F1 Firearms UDR-15 3G Style 2 Receiver Set 2

The F-1 Firearms UDR-15 3G Style 2 Universal Receiver Set has newly designed skeletonizing and a scalloped MIL-SPEC 1913 Picatinny rail. This receiver is made with 7075-T6 aircraft quality domestic aluminum, ensuring quality while the new F-1 Firearms 3G skeletonizing reduces weight yet enhances aesthetics.

  • – UDR-15-3G Style 2 matched set
  • – Manufactured from high-grade 7075-T6 billet aluminum
  • – Unnecessary surfaces milled out for lightest reliable configuration
  • – Scalloped top MIL-SPEC Picatinny rail
  • – Oversized trigger guard
  • – Front and rear take down pins included and installed
  • – Screws included for bolt catch, receiver tensioning, take-down pin detent and trigger adjustment
  • – 60° beveled magwell
  • – Black – Type III Class 2 hard anodizing
  • – F-1 Firearms 100% Product Guarantee
  • – Please allow up to 10-14 business days for shipment

Available for purchase now at www.F-1Firearms.com.

80 Percent Arms has just introduced their new Easy Jig Gen 2 router jig. I bought their Easy Jig Gen 1 router jig to machine some 80% lowers and thought it was awesome, but this new Gen 2 jig looks amazing. Not only is it Multi-Platform (can do AR-15, AR-10 and AR-9) but it also only requires that you drill one hole to get things started, features a vacuum hose attachment and it protects the jig templates from the drill bit so they never wear out. I think I might need an upgrade!! Check out the details and video in their press release below. 

The 80 Percent Arms Easy Jig Gen2 is available now at an introductory price of $199 through the end of July 2017 at www.80PercentArms.com.

**Press Release**

80 percent arms Gen 2 Easy Jig Router Jig 1

 

Easy Jig Gen 2 Multi-Platform fits every brand of AR-15, AR-9, and DPMS style .308 lower. 90% less drilling is required. Jig templates never wear out. An integrated vacuum cleaner attachment makes clean up a breeze. These are just a few of the many improvements that together amount to the greatest advancement in jig technology since we introduced the world’s first router based jig in 2013.

 

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LANTAC USA 4th of July Sale
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Use the discount code “THANKYOU15” at checkout
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Faxon Firearms Independence Day Sale!
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Faxon Firearms 4th of July Sale 2017

Who doesn’t love some Aero Precision awesomeness!?!? Save some good coin during their 2017 4th of July Sale. Details below.

AERO Precision 4th of July Sale 2017

Aero Precision would like to wish you a happy Independence Day! To help you celebrate, our Fourth of July sale is currently live and will be running through the end of day on July 4th.

Save $20 on orders over $100
Save $50 on orders over $250
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Let Freedom ring! Have a safe and fun Fourth of July from all of us at Aero Precision!

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