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Mesa, AZ, August 23, 2016 – XTECH Tactical, manufacturer of the Advanced Tactical Grip is today introducing two new products for the HK VP9 pistol. First up is the new 5rd Magazine Extender for VP9 magazines. The XTECH Tactical mag extender adds an additional 5 round capacity to the VP9 magazine for a 20 round total. The mag extender is super simple to install with absolutely no tools needed.

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Jeremy Deadman, Director of Sales and Marketing for XTECH Tactical explains how they have eliminated reliability concerns that plague many other mag extenders.

“The biggest thing for function is that we have a 100% consistent ID within the extender portion AND the  ID within the extender is less than the ID of the magazine.  The benefit here is that it is impossible for the extender to cause a Fail to Feed which is a known issue in extenders.”

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The XTECH Tactical VP9 5rd Mag Extender is now shipping with an MSRP of $29.95 with FREE SHIPPING through the end of August.  http://www.xtechtactical.com/mtx-vp9p30-5-magazine-extender-with-spring/  Not available for sale in NY, CA or MA.

Additionally, XTECH Tactical will be offering complete XTECH Tactical VP9 magazines with and without the Mag Extender. The XTECH Tactical VP9 magazine will feature a 310 Stainless Steel body vs H&K’s Spring Steel body. It will also feature an extra round indicator hole to show the 20th round as shown in the photo below.

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The XTECH Tactical 20 and 15 Round VP9 magazines will start shipping early this fall. The 20 Round magazine MSRP is $59.95 and the 15 Round magazine is $34.95.  Not available for sale in NY, CA or MA.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jeremy Deadman at jeremy@xtechtactical.com.

About XTECH Tactical: American Ingenuity. American Made. XTech Tactical.

In 2013, XTech Tactical was formed to develop revolutionary firearms accessories for the AR style rifles and other small arms.

The XTech Tactical founding members bring over 50 years of combined design-for-manufacturing and quality control experience. Collectively they are listed on over 35 US and International Patents, and have been part of taking hundreds of products from concept through production.

Years of experience allows XTech Tactical to continuously introduce high quality, durable, and innovative products to the market. Its first release, the ATG™ grip, is an adjustable angle AR grip which easily adjusts to the three ideal angles of an AR style pistol grip. Each angle functions without any compromise on weight, durability or comfort, making it the ideal grip for all shooting stances or styles.

http://www.xtechtactical.com/

Chase Tactical Summer Sale

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by ar15news

Our friends at Chase Tactical have started their Summer Sale which starts now (8/12) and runs through 8/15 for 15% OFF on your entire purchase. Use the coupon code “SUMMERHEAT15” at checkout on www.ChaseTactical.com.

Chase Tactical SUMMER SALE

Rainier Arms RUC Mod3 Rifles

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by ar15news

Rainier Arms recently introduced their new Mod3 version of the very popular RUC (Rainier Urban Carbine) rifle. The new RUC Mod3 rifles basically build on what Rainier Arms already proved was not only a great performing rifle but also an outstanding value by adding the new 14″ Night Rail and a set of Magpul MBUS PRO backup sights. The rifle also features a 14.5″ CHF barrel, Rainier Arms XTC2.0 muzzle brake and Ambi Safety, Magpul MOE+ grip, B5 Systems stock, RA UltraMatch BCG and on and on. You can choose between Black anodized or a Concrete color cerakote finish. All rifles come with a hard case as well.

If you’re looking for a rifle that is ready to go, right out of the box, there aren’t too many options put together as well as the new Rainier Arms RUC Mod3 rifle. 

Rainier Arms RUC Mod3 – BLACK

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Rainier Arms RUC Mod3 – Concrete

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Introducing the Rebel Arms Type R Stripped lower Receiver!

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by ar15news

The Rebel Arms Type R lower is not your standard forged lower receiver. The Type R lower has some features that are typically found on billet lower receivers such as a Captured Takedown Pin, Upper/Lower Tensioning Screw and one of my favorite features…a Threaded Bolt Catch Pin. If you’re looking for a nice lower to start a new build with, this is definitely one to take a look at. Rebel Arms is offering these lowers with FreeShipping, no code is needed at check out. 

www.RebelArms.com

Rebel Arms R Type Lower 1

Our lower is the perfect platform to build your lower receiver for your mission specific applications. Our receivers are machined from a 7075 T6 aluminum alloy forging for reliable performance and outstanding durability. Our stripped receivers are precision machined to ensure installation of mil-spec aftermarket components. Mil-spec hard anodized finish adds strength and a superior abrasion-resistant surface.

Bullet Markings for Safe, Semi and Auto on both sides of the receiver.  The receiver is finished off with a deep engraving of our logo.

Our Stipped Lower Reveiver come with…

1. Easy to install Set Screw Bolt Catch Pin (Pin Included)

Rebel Arms R Type Lower 2

2. Captured Takedown Pin  (Set Screw Included)

Rebel Arms R Type Lower 2

3. Upper/Lower Receiver Nylon tipped tensioning set screw (Screw included)

Rebel Arms R Type Lower 2

Purchase now with Free Shipping at http://rebelarms.com

Warrior Culture Gear 25% Off Sale

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by ar15news

I’ve been wanting to buy some new t-shirts from my buddy Jay at Warrior Culture Gear. This morning I got an email announcing that WCG hit 250k followers on Facebook so they were offering 25% off their entire store. That was all it took and I proceeded to order 4 new shirts for $73 shipped. These WCG shirts are not only custom designed in house but also printed by hand in the WCG shop. Check out the sale details below and get some awesome shirts, hats, etc. at a great price.

WCG 250K Sale

Use Code: EMPIRE25 for 25% Off As a way for us to say THANK YOU for Helping us Reach 250,000 Supporters here on FB! Sale Includes Everything and Free Shipping over $100!

Order Now at: https://www.warriorculturegear.com/

X Products – 20% Off Can Cannon and 37mm Launcher Systems

Posted on July 31st, 2016 by ar15news

**This sale has ended**

X Products is having a sale on their launchers this weekend. I already have a Can Cannon so that means I totally need a 37mm Launcher…right!?!? I’m sure my wife won’t notice at all. 🙂 If you’re looking for something fun to add to your collection, snag one of these things!

Save 20% on the launcher of your choice! This weekend we’re offering 20% off on Can Cannon and 37MM launcher systems. Add launcher ammo to your order and get free shipping. Sale ends 7/31.

www.XProducts.com

X Products Can Cannon 37mm Launcher Sale

Faxon Firearms – Headspace Matched Bolt/BCG and Barrel

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by ar15news

**Press Release**

(Cincinnati, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of factory matched bolts and barrels for all its 5.56 NATO and 300 Blackout Barrels.

Available for order today, anytime a customer orders a bolt and/or carrier with a barrel, the Faxon factory will precision match the bolt to the barrel using custom hardened gauging. As a set, the bolt and barrel are then matching laser engraved as a set for easy identification.

Faxon Firearms Headspace Matched Bolt and Barrel

Matching our famous barrels, Faxon’s bolts are made using only state-of- the-art machining and materials. Bolts are machined from 9310 tool steel, which is stronger than “mil-spec” C158. The extractor is S7 with latest-spec extractor spring system including spring, “Crane” o-ring, and silicone insert. Bolt carriers available as optional add-ons include the ultra-lightweight GUNNER series and the standard “M16” carrier.

“For customers who do not have a set of headspace gauges or a gunsmith available, the factory-matched bolt/carrier and barrel removes all the guesswork from putting together an AR-15,” said Nathanial Schueth, Director of Sales & Product Development. “Further, the laser-engraving ensures that no bolt and barrel are mixed up between rifles.” There is no charge for the factory-matching, laser-engraved serialized bolt and barrel service. Orders only apply to in-stock barrels and bolts, with lead times generally only a week after order. Dealers and OEMs are encouraged to explore the service as well.

Bolt Specifications:

Bolt:
-9310 Tool Steel Construction (Stronger than C158)
-Full MIL-SPEC Heat Treatment
-Shot Peened to MIL-SPEC
-Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
-Back of Lugs Chamfered for Reliability
-Spring, Insert, & "Crane" O-Ring Installed
-QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

Extractor:
-S7 Tool Steel Construction
-Fully Heat Treated
-Shot Peened Per MIL-SPEC
-QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided

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

For more information on Faxon Firearms, visit www.faxonfirearms.com.

Closeout!! F-1 Firearms Gen1 BDR-15 Billet Receiver Set

Posted on July 27th, 2016 by ar15news

 If you’ve been admiring the F-1 Firearms billet sets but haven’t picked one up yet, this might be your lucky day! You can get in on a closeout deal for the Gen1 BDR-15 receiver set. The only difference between this Gen1 set and the Gen2 set they currently offer is that the selector stops are machined in instead of screwed in….oh and that the price is just $350 instead of $500. This is a great opportunity to start your next build off with an awesome receiver set that will set your rifle apart from most others out there. Check out the details and pics below.

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F-1 Firearms BDR-15 Receiver Set is a modern take on the MIL-SPEC M16 of yester-year. This set was meticulously engineered to be as lightweight as possible, while remaining rigid and cosmetically pleasing. All areas not inherent to functionality have been stripped away, leaving a beautiful base for any build. Each set is hand finished and matched in-house, for the utmost in operational and cosmetic perfection that our customers have come to expect from us here at F-1. BDR-15 sets accept all MIL-SPEC patterned parts as well as Magpul mags.

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– BDR-15 Gen-1 matched receiver set
– Manufactured from high grade 7075-T6 billet aluminum
– 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
– Black – Type III Class 2 hard anodizing
– Colors – Type II hard anodizing
– 60° beveled magwell
– Produced solely in matched sets and hand finished for the utmost in quality and customer satisfaction
– F-1 Firearms 100% Product Guarantee

If you like what you see above, now is the time to act and snag a receiver set for an outstanding price. There is a limited amount of these sets available though so don’t miss out. This closeout deal is only available through www.RainierArms.com.

Cross Machine Tool Phosphate, Nitride and NiB M16 BCGs

Posted on July 20th, 2016 by ar15news

I’ve seen a lot of “random” price bumps lately one products including BCGs, magazines, etc. so any time I can I try to support companies that are trying to keep pricing normal even during times where stuff is moving a lot faster than it has been. My friends at Cross Machine Tool didn’t tell me this but I just saw that they got a restock on their very nice M16 BCGs in Phosphate, Nitride and Nickel Boron finishes. On top of offering them at a great price they are also offering Free Shipping. Not sure how long these will be in-stock so hurry up and snag one for your next build.

Cross Machine Tool Phosphate M16 BCG – $119.50 w/Free Shipping

Cross Machin Tool Phosphate M16 BCG

Cross Machine Tool NITRIDE M16 BCG – $129.50 w/Free Shipping

Cross Machine Tool NITRIDE M16 BCG

Cross Machine Tool Nickel Boron NiB M16 BCG – $139.50 w/Free Shipping

Cross Machine Tool NiB BCG

Glock Ambi Mag Release Designed for Right Handed Shooters

Posted on July 18th, 2016 by ar15news

I’ve always shot my Glocks a lot but ever since I built my Quarter Circle 10 9mm AR I’ve been shooting them even more. Recently I had the opportunity to add the Rainier Arms MARS (Magazine Advanced Release System) ambi mag release in my G17. If you’re thinking….”I shoot right handed so I don’t need an ambi mag release” keep reading.

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Rainier Arms MARS ambi mag release glock

Typically ambi controls are designed to benefit left hand shooters but this ambi mag release was actually designed to help right hand shooters. On a Glock, many right handed shooters have to break their grip to reach their thumb far enough to activate the standard mag release consistently. Left handed Glock shooters typically use their Index or Middle finger to use the mag release which is actually better as it does not require that you change your grip on the gun.

The MARS fixes this by adding an ambi mag release on the right side so right handed shooters can now use their Index or Middle finger to release the magazine. They have also extended the mag release button on the left side making it even easier for left handed shooters to access with their Index or Middle finger. 

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Whether you shoot predominantly Left OR Right hand doesn’t matter with the Rainier Arms MARS. Its a great upgrade for any Glock pistol shooter and has functioned flawlessly in my G17. Rainier Arms has just made these available for sale on their website and are offering them at an introductory price. Regular price is $66.45 but the Intro Price is just $59.95. If you happen to be a Rainier Arms APEX member, your price is just $49.95. Head on over to www.RainierArms.com to snag one at the intro pricing. 

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