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Fortis Mfg Billet Upper – Now Available At Intro Price!!

Posted on November 18th, 2014 by ar15news

We’ve shared a few sneak peeks of the new Fortis Manufacturing billet upper receiver and today we get to announce that they are officially available for purchase. As with most Fortis Manufacturing products they are offering an introductory price on this first run. The intro price is available through Revolvr which is an awesome firearms friendly market place. I’ve been buying stuff on there for months and love not having to use PayPal like on other sites.

The new 7075-T6 Fortis billet upper comes complete with the Dust Cover and Forward Assist already installed and features some really cool machining cuts around the Forward Assist and Shell Deflector areas as well as on the entire opposite side. One thing to note is that the Fortis billet upper will work with basically any rail including ones with Anti-Rotation Tabs which is typically a problem with billet uppers. Fortis did a great job removing all sharp edges on this thing and the finish is great. The biggest plus is the value. Right now you can purchase the new Fortis Billet Upper for just $179 with FREE SHIPPING at www.Revolvr.com. Now that’s a deal!

Fortis Billet Upper 3

Fortis Billet Upper 3

Fortis Billet Upper 3

The Fortis Billet Upper is a precision piece, machined from Billet 7075 T6 aluminum. Like our other products, we designed this upper with function as well as form in mind. We shaved off the ounces where we could without sacrificing rigidity or strength. The end result is increased function and performance with the design aesthetics that we’re known for. See for yourself and you’ll see and feel the difference with our products. Features: One Piece Billet Design Aircraft Grade 7075 T6 aluminum Military Specification Type III Hard Coat Anodized Engraved logos on both sides as well as the top 1913 picatinny rail flat top Includes installed upper parts kit Light weight at 8.6oz (including UPK) Made in the USA!

http://www.revolvr.com/new-fortis-ar15-billet-upper.html

November Deals and Giveaway from AERO Precision

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by ar15news

**Updated 11-18-14 at 11:30am** If you’re serious about wanting to either build a .308 AR now or even down the road, this “Daily Deal” from AERO Precision is too good to pass up. Last month AERO Precision started offering special daily deals through their email list and Facebook page. Today’s deal is a stripped M5 .308 Forged Upper Lower Receiver for just $139.99. The new M5 forged .308 receivers that AERO introduced this year are pretty awesome looking so this is a great first piece to start that new build with. If you’re looking for any AR-15 or AR-10 parts, AERO Precision is a great one-stop-shop.

APAR308003-m5-308-stripped-lower-anodized-2 copy

Also, a new rifle giveaway just started. Enter to win an M5E1 .308 with a 16″ mid length barrel and 12″ KeyMod handguard.

Get in on the Daily Deal and November Giveaway at http://bit.ly/ap-november-specials

New Colors and Limited Time Special Pricing from Faxon Firearms

Posted on November 2nd, 2014 by ar15news

Faxon Firearms has been extremely busy with their new product introductions lately and most of it has to do with listening to what new products their customers want to see. One thing everyone has been asking them for was new ARAK-21 Upper colors, specifically FDE (Flat Dark Earth) and OD Green. There usually would be an up charge for these colors but if you get in on the first run you can get the new colors absolutely free. 

Faxon Firearms OD and FDE ARAK-21 Uppers On Sale 1

Faxon Firearms OD and FDE ARAK-21 Uppers On Sale 1

As if that wasn’t good enough, Faxon Firearms also has special Holiday Pricing going on right now. The ARAK-21 Uppers and XRS Rifles are discounted $100 off. Use Coupon Code: “HAPPYEARLYARAKTURKEYDAY” at checkout to save the $100. **Keep in mind, Faxon Firearms will only accept the coupon code for orders with ARAKs/XRSs in them. 

Faxon Firearms OD and FDE ARAK-21 Uppers On Sale 3

Head on over to www.FaxonFirearms.com to take advantage of the FREE color upgrade and get an additional $100 off when you use the “HAPPYEARLYARAKTURKEYDAY” discount code.

Extended Halloween Weekend Sale – San Tan Tactical

Posted on November 2nd, 2014 by ar15news

San Tan Tactical makes one of my favorite billet receiver sets. Their Ambi billet lower is awesome and the new upper just looks amazing. Today and tomorrow (11/3/14) they are offering a free cerakote job of your choosing when you buy their complete STT Pillar billet receiver set. They usually charge $59.95 for this service so its a great savings and a way to make your rifle look even more awesome. Get in on this deal now at www.SanTanTactical.com. Just choose your billet set and color from the drop down menus, add to cart and use the coupon code “SPOOKEYSST” at checkout. 

San Tan Tactical Halloween sale 1

NEW!! SI-Defense Releases Full Ambi Billet .308 Receiver Set

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by ar15news

In the AR world there are lots of partially ambi receiver sets but that typically just means that they have an ambi bolt release lever. To me thats not really an ambi receiver because you’re still multiple other features that aren’t ambi. I know I’m obviously not the first to feel like that and I can guarantee you that is exactly what SI-Defense was thinking when they started designing their new Full Ambi Billet .308 Receiver Set.

One of the first things you’ll notice is that both sides of the lower receiver look exactly the same. The brain trust at SI-Defense did this on purpose to ensure your body gets used to doing the same exact thing whether you’re shooting with your right or left hand. These mirrored features include an Ambi Mag Release, Ambi Index Finger Grooves and a complete Bolt Catch Assembly on both sides giving you a true Ambi Bolt Hold function which is absolutely priceless when clearing malfunctions (I know you’ve heard me preach about that before).

SI Defense Ambi 308 Billet Set 1

SI Defense Ambi 308 Billet Set 2

Upon further inspection you’ll also see that they have also included a Pivot Pin Spring Housing on both sides of the lower receiver. That’s right! This new receiver set even offers an ambi Pivot Pin and Takedown Pin system which is something I don’t remember ever seeing before. A couple of other neat features are the Quick Release Dust Cover Assembly and a Threaded Forward Assist Pin Hole.

SI Defense Ambi 308 Billet Set 3SI Defense Ambi 308 Billet Set 3

So as you can see, this is a very well thought out design that looks just as good. I’ve also heard there will be an AR-15 version of this available as well so keep an eye out for that. SI-Defense is currently taking pre-orders for this new Ambi .308 Billet Set. Head on over to their brand new website at www.SI-Defense.com or call 406-752-4253 to place your pre-order.

**The receiver set includes dust cover, ambi bolt catch, ambi mag release. Forward assist, takedown pins and ambi selector not included but are available for sale in the Parts and Accessories section of their web store.

SI Defense Ambi 308 Billet Set 6

For more pictures of the new SI-Defense products and to keep up all things related to SI-Defense but sure to follow them on both Instagram and Facebook.

NEW!! R.F. 458 SOCOM Uppers and CA Compliant AR Pistols

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by ar15news

Radical Firearms is showing some more diversity with these two new products they are offering. The first is beast of a complete upper chambered in 458 SOCOM. This thing looks really nice and even features a really cool Radical Firearms exclusive muzzle brake. The second new product is a California Compliant version of their already super popular line of complete AR Pistols with Sig Braces on them. These new Cali Compliant versions are available in 7.5″, 8.5″ and 10.5″ lengths in both 5.56 and 300BLK. You can also choose between Black and FDE. Check out the pics and details of these great new products below.

RADICAL FIREARMS 458 SOCOM COMPLETE UPPER

Introducing Radical Firearms 458 SOCOM Complete Upper. After a year of development, a few thousand rounds, and a pretty sore shoulder, we feel this is absolutely one of the best uppers we ever offered…  This provides a high-quality upper for those looking for more POWER out of their rifle. Comes complete and assembled with Upper Receiver, Forward Assist, Custom Ejection Port Door, Barrel Nut. 16″ 458 SOCOM Barrel and our new Panzer Muzzle Brake to take the bite out of the round. Bolt Carrier Group and Charging Handle come complete with this upper. 

Radical Firearms 458 SOCOM complete upper 2

Radical Firearms 458 SOCOM complete upper 2

–  16″ 458 SOCOM 4150 Vanadium Steel Barrel
–  1 in 14″ Twist Rate
–  5/8×32 TPI
–  458 SOCOM Chamber
–  HPT/MPI
–  Single Feed Ramp
–  Low Profile .936″ Micro Gas Block
–  Stainless carbine-length gas tube
–  Direct Gas Impingement
–  Radical Firearms Panzer Muzzle Brake
–  Seekins Precision 12″ MCSR Rail System
–  Custom Forged Upper Receiver with Forward Assist, Shell Deflector
–  Complete 458 BCG, MPI, Melonite Coated, Staked
–  Mil-Spec Charging Handle

PRICE:  $469.95

http://www.radicalfirearms.com/product-p/rfupper16_458mcsr.htm

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RADICAL FIREARMS CALIFORNIA COMPLIANT AR PISTOLS

INCLUDES BULLET BUTTON AND 10 RD MAGPUL PMAG WITH 1 SHOT LIMITER
The Radical Firearms complete AR-Pistol is a fully Mil-Spec AR-15 pistol built using their law enforcement grade upper receivers and Aero Precision lowers. The 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel barrels are melonite QPQ treated for a harder-than chrome finish without chrome’s accuracy robbing side effects! This same finish is applied to the bolt carrier groups, helping to reduce receiver wear and increase reliability. The bolt heads are MIL-STD phosphate and MPI for quality assurance. The full-length, free float handguard keeps your hands cool and provides plenty of room for accessories. As an added touch, Radical Firearms has included the Sig Sauer Stabilizing Arm Brace!

Radical Firearms CA Compliant AR Pistol 2Radical Firearms CA Compliant AR Pistol 2

-  INCLUDES BULLET BUTTON AND 10 RD MAGPUL PMAG WITH 1 SHOT LIMITER
–  Forged, Mil-Spec Upper Receiver features M4 feed ramps and T-Marks
–  4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel barrel chambered for 5.56 NATO and 300 AAC finished with Melonite
–  Pistol length gas-system for improved reliability
–  Extractor booster pre-installed for reliable extraction!
–  Free-float quad-rail handguard with T-marks
–  Aero Precision Forged Mil-Spec lower
–  Made in Texas, USA!

PRICE:  $639.99

https://www.primaryarms.com/Complete_AR_15_Pistols_s/6686.htm

 

New!! X-Products Performance Based Uppers for Your AR-15

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by ar15news

X Products is best known for their awesome drum mags. They make drum mags in 9mm, 5.56 and .308 for multiple different types of rifles. Recently they started venturing into the AR-15 Complete Upper market. They’re offering complete uppers (minus BCG and Charging Handle) using high quality components at an extremely affordable price point. Right now they have 5 different upper receiver groups (such as the ones shown below) in-stock in 5.56 or 300BLK with a Fortis REV rail at the ridiculous price of just $450. Read the details and check out the pics below. 

At X Products we believe in “Specification Driven” performance systems that are built to achieve the best results when paired with proper ammo and components. We use components that interact with each other, have modular features and work with Mil Standard parts. This is done so the end user can easily work on their firearm using Mil Standard wrenches and off the shelf tools so they can familiar with their firearm without having to contact a gunsmith when there is a problem, or when they want to change parts.

X Products 16.1 300 BLK Lawman 12 Rail Black X Products 16.1 300 BLK Lawman 12 Rail BlackX Products 16.1 5.56x45 Lawman 14 Rail

Our line of enhanced uppers all have 4140 chrome-moly salt bath nitride or 416 stainless steel barrels that are easily good for 10,000 rounds of continuous accuracy (unless specified otherwise), and work on a free float rail system manufactured by Fortis that is light weight, durable, modular, and mounted to a mil standard barrel nut. Our uppers are hammer forged by Anchor Harbor on 7075-T6 aluminum and machined to exact M4 tolerances including feed ramps and rail markings for locating optics. Each upper is discretely marked with our manufacturing information and LOT number to ensure quality control. We offer both fixed gas systems and adjustable gas systems, so you can either by a gun for regular use or suppressed use. We only use clamp on gas systems as they are rigid and easy to remove with an alan head wrench. Each gas system is fitted with a WMD stainless steel salt bath nitride gas tube that is black limiting appearance and offers improved lubricity fighting against carbon build up. All uppers include a forward assist, barrel nut, barrel, gas system, and forend rail. We do not include a flash brake unless specified at bottom of page, bolt and carrier group (these will work with any mil standard bolt and charging handle). Available in Cerakote ™ FDE or black anodizing, all uppers include X Products no-hassle lifetime warranty.

You can take a look at the entire line of X Products Performance Based Uppers and make a purchase at www.XProducts.com.

Rainier Arms UltraMatch Billet Receiver Set Combo – MOD 2

Posted on October 14th, 2014 by ar15news

If you liked the aggressive lines, cuts and edges of the Rainier Arms UltraMatch .308 billet receiver set, you’re gonna love the new AR-15 version of the UltraMatch Billet receiver set they are calling MOD 2. After releasing such an awesome .308 set recently, it only made sense to upgrade their existing AR-15 set to have a similar look. The new Rainier Arms UltraMatch MOD 2 AR-15 billet receiver sets are now available for purchase and will look sick on your next build. Pics and details below. Purchase now at www.RainierArms.com.

Rainier Arms UltraMatch Billet Set Mod 2 1 Rainier Arms UltraMatch Billet Set Mod 2 1

Our billet sets are CNC machined from solid billet 7075-T6 aluminum which is 70% stronger than the commonly used 6061 aluminum and finished with milspec hardcoat anodize to a surface hardness of 60 Rockwell. We have designed our lowers with an ambidextrous bolt release with extended latch for smoother deployment. The precision machining on our our billets are well known in the industry and we are excited to introduce our combo sets for your next rifle build.

Rainier Arms UltraMatch Billet Set Mod 2 1 Rainier Arms UltraMatch Billet Set Mod 2 1

Features:
-  Ambidextrous Extended Bolt Release
–  A4 Feed Ramps
–  7075 Billet Aluminum
–  Flared Magwell
–  Integrated Trigger Guard
–  Tensioning Screw for proper Upper/Lower Fit

https://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=4727

NEW!! LANTAC Upper Advanced Receiver (UAR) with Smoothcam

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by ar15news

The patent pending SMOOTHCAM system features a domed head, low friction cam pin and special upper receiver that offer ultra smooth operation. With its blended cam recess the UAR upper is machined from Billet 7075-T6 certified aluminum and milspec, Type3, Class2, Deep Black, Hardcoat Anodized.

The UAR is a precision machined upper with a special burnished bore that gives a compacted internal surface with a roughness average in micro inches of 16, as opposed to standard bored or milled uppers that are 32-63, or higher. This reduces bolt carrier friction and creates a much smoother operation.

LanTac UAR Billet Upper 1

Barrel nut threads, bore and barrel extension surfaces are all machined in one operation so that they are perfectly concentric and perpendicular to the barrel and fixing assembly. The cam pin recess has been carefully designed with a smooth surface that flows into the main reciprocation channel. This allows our specially designed radial, domed head cam pin to move with the minimum of wear against these internal surfaces.

LanTac UAR Billet Upper 3

The CP-R360 Cam Pin has no moving parts to break or lock up, so unlike roller systems it can never fail. Machined from 17-4 PH Stainless Steel and hardened to H900 (40RC) it is finished with a super smooth Melonite process. The cam pins circular head has a single flat face machined into it so that it can be inserted into any bolt carrier without having to remove the gas key.

The unique domed head allows the cam pin to operate in a completely different position to a traditional pin, with the radius of the head curving away from the receivers internal surface, rather than forming a hard or sharp edge on its upper corner that causes wear.

Used in conjunction with our UAR upper and you have a complete, ultra smooth, low friction, minimum wear system.

LanTac UAR Billet Upper 2

The LANTAC UAR is in production now and will be available for purchase very soon. Keep an eye on www.LANTAC-USA.com and be sure to follow the LANTAC USA Facebook page for updates. 

Machine Your Own Billet Receivers In Class at CMT Tactical

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by ar15news

Ever wanted to machine your own AR-15 billet receivers with more than just your end mill or drill press? Here’s an awesome opportunity to do just that. CMT Tactical has decided to offer a “MACHINE YOUR OWN AR 15 RECEIVER EXPERIENCE CLASS” where you’ll spend an entire mid-November day at their facilities in Lexington, TN, machining your own receivers using the same machines CMT Tactical uses to make their awesome billet receivers on a daily basis. If this sounds like something you would like to participate in you better hurry. There are only 8 spots in this class and a few are already spoken for. Details below!

CMT Tactical billet receiver set class 1

CMT Tactical billet receiver set class 1

MACHINE YOUR OWN AR 15 RECEIVER EXPERIENCE CLASS  Friday November 14th 2014 7:30AM until approximatly 5:00pm Class Cost is $975.00 50%-$487.50 deposit required when reservation is made. Class is limited to 8 students

CLASS OBJECTIVEProvide individuals with the Experience of machining & owning AR15 Receivers that they themselves machined in a World Class Manufacturing environment.

Attendee will machine their own upper & Lower AR15 Receivers.

Class Description- Attendees will be given detailed instruction at each stage of manufacturing on how to complete that stage of the manufacturing process. Once the attendee has been instructed, the Attendee would then load the machine with material & once his instructor confirmed the machine is properly loaded the Attendee would initiate the machine to begin machining his receiver at that stage. This would repeat thru all stages of the manufacturing process until the receivers are completed. Attendees will also be instructed on use of gages & gage requirements for each stage & expected to use gages to inspect the parts they are manufacturing.

Finished Receivers will be sent for Anodizing & shipped to designated FFL approximately 2-3 weeks after class completion. Unless student decides to take receivers Non-Anodized the days of training completion ( Tn. Resident students only)

The receivers will not be considered an 80% Receiver

For additional information and to reserve your spot in the class, head on over to www.CMTTac.com.

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