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Sneak Peek!! CMT Tactical Left Side Eject Billet Upper

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by ar15news

CMT Tactical has really been cranking out new products lately and I don’t think they have any plans to slow down. Here’s a little sneak peek at a project they are working on right now. CMT Tactical just prototyped their first Lefty version of their awesome billet UPUR upper. The best part is it doesn’t look like an afterthought like most left hand eject uppers. It features a forward assist and shell deflector on the left hand as well making it a true left hand setup. Not to mention it has the usual CMT Tactical sexy lines.

CMT Tactical UPUR Lefty AR-15 Upper 2 copy

CMT Tactical UPUR Lefty AR-15 Upper 2 copy

As of right now its just a prototype and no availability timeframe was mentioned. I’m sure if there is enough interest and demand for this new Lefty upper, CMT Tactical will make it happen. Be sure to stop on over at the CMT Tactical Facebook page and let them know if you want them to make this Southpaw Dream a reality. You can also take a look at www.CMTTactical.com to check out their full line of billet lowers and uppers. 

CMT Tactical has made a really great name for themselves with their great billet AR-15 upper and lower receivers and now they are coming out with their own line of complete uppers. Instead of just doing the typical AR upper, CMT Tactical is doing something pretty cool by offering a 20″ Predator Marksman Rifle upper as the first of many complete uppers.

CMT Tactical PMR Complete Upper 1

CMT Tactical PMR Complete Upper 1

The PMR upper includes a CMT Tactical UPUR-4 Slick Side billet upper receiver, 20″ 5.56 rifle length barrel, 15″ Samson Evolution rail, Low Profile Gas Block, BCM Gunfighter charging handle and a CMT M16 BCG. CMT Tactical also puts there money where there mouth is with an MOA accuracy guarantee. 

CMT Tactical PMR Complete Upper 1

CMT Tactical PMR Complete Upper 1

This complete upper would be great for those who are looking to rid the neighborhood of Coyotes or Bad Guys. At just $785, the price for this upper is very reasonable. You can also request the upper be built with a Dust Cover and Forward Assist for just $60 more. For more information or to purchase head on over to www.CMTTactical.com.

Five New Billet Upper Versions from CMT Tactical

Posted on June 17th, 2014 by ar15news

CMT Tactical has been making some really nice billet upper and lower receivers for a while now. You might be thinking, “Yeah, everyone is making billet receivers now.” and you aren’t too far off. What’s setting CMT Tactical apart is their true dedication to quality and the fact that they are willing to develop additional variations of their receives to meet the needs of their customers and potential customers. Recently they introduced five, yes you read that correct F-I-V-E, new versions of their billet AR-15 upper receiver starting at just $128. I’ve listed these new uppers below. Two are in-stock now and the other three will be out next month. Check them out and see if any of them will work for your next build.

First up is the CMT Tactical UPUR-1A. This upper has all of the same features as the original UPUR-1 upper (forward assist, dust cover, 7075-T6 construction, etc) but now features an enlarged Ejection Port making it compatible with 458 SOCOM builds. This upper is in-stock now!

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Second is the CMT Tactical UPUR-2. The UPUR-2 is very similar to the standard CMT Tactical billet upper but they’ve removed the Forward Assist. It still has a Shell Deflector and a Dust Cover and is NOT compatible with 458 SOCOM builds. This upper will be available for purchase July 2014.

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The third new upper is the CMT Tactical UPUR-3 billet upper. Basically take the UPUR-1A and remove the dust cover and forward assist. You now have a Slick Side billet AR-15 upper that will work great for any AR build but has the enlarged Ejection Port for 458 SOCOM builds. This upper is in-stock now!

620 CMT Tactical UPUR-3 billet upper

The CMT Tactical UPUR-3A is the fourth new upper from CMT Tactical and basically expands on the UPUR-3 upper. This version has a cutout for side charging BCG’s and large enough Ejection Port opening to be compatible with 458 SOCOM builds. This upper will be available for purchase July 2014.

620 CMT Tactical UPUR-3a billet upper

The fifth and final new upper is the CMT Tactical UPUR-4. This upper is a new Slick Side version that addresses the concerns many people have with Slick Side uppers and that is the lack of a Dust Cover to keep contaminants out of the upper. The new UPUR-4 has no Forward Assist or Shell Deflector but it does still let you use a Dust Cover which is a cool feature. As with most of these new uppers the Ejection Port has been slight enlarged to work with 458 SOCOM builds. This upper will be available for purchase July 2014.

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NEW!! CMT Tactical .308 Billet Receiver Set

Posted on March 8th, 2014 by ar15news

CMT Tactical has just released their new .308 Billet Set and they look amazing. CMT Tactical is breaking the mold in more than one way with this new offering. As you can see in the pictures below this new .308 receiver set looks absolutely stunning with its ultra flared magwell, integrated oversized trigger guard and it’s unique lines. Being a billet set means the manufacturer has the ability to create a more unique look than just a standard receiver set. 

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CMT Tactical’s billet set model names all start with some variation of UHP which stands for Ultra High Precision. If you’re familiar with CMT Tactical’s standard 5.56 billet set you definitely know that this is a very accurate description of the product CMT Tactical produces. They’ve now taken that same precision approach to the .308 platform creating the perfect base to not just a great precision long range rifle but an all around awesome battle rifle. Just looking at how perfect the receivers match up and all of the lines meet perfectly you can tell this is one awesome set.

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620 CMT Tactical 308 - 762 AR-10 billet receiver set 3

Features:
-  UHP-10 LOWER CNC MACHINED FROM 7075 T6 BILLET
–  UPUR-10 UPPER PRECISION MACHINED FROM 7075 T6 BILLET-DPMS HIGH PROFILE
–  TYPE III CLASS II ANODIZED
–  WIRE EDM MAG-WELL PROFILE IN LOWER- ACCEPTS PMAGS
–  .154” DIAMETER TRIGGER & HAMMER PIN HOLES IN LOWER
–  UPPER TENSIONING SCREW IN LOWER
–  INTEGRALLY MACHINED TRIGGER GUARD
–  ULTRA FLARED MAGWELL ON LOWER
–  BOLT CATCH ASSEMBLY SCREW (No Roll Pin to install)
–  USES STANDARD DPMS TYPE .308 LOWER PARTS KITS / BCG/ DUSTCOVER
–  UPPER RECEIVER IS COMPATIBLE WITH DPMS HIGH PROFILE 308 HANDGUARDS
–  LIFETIME WARRANTY AGAINST MANUFACTURE DEFECTS

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620 CMT Tactical 308 - 762 AR-10 billet receiver set 6

The new CMT Tactical .308 billet receiver set also breaks the mold when it comes to the notion that all .308 sets must cost a fortune. Despite the Upper and Lower being machined from high quality 7075 T6 BILLET and offering high end features such as a Wire EDM Magwell, Battle Arms Development Short Throw Selector compatibility, Threaded Bolt Catch Assembly and an upper/lower Tensioning Screw, this billet set is actually closer in cost to that of your high end 5.56 billet receiver sets. Rainier Arms will have the first 100 sets of these CMT Tactical .308 billet receivers and at just $498.75 they will sell out fast. If you want to snag a set for yourself, get on the Email Notification list right now at www.RainierArms.com and be ready to click buy when you get the email that they are in-stock and ready to go.

www.RainierArms.com

AR15NEWS SPR Build Update

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by ar15news

I wasn’t really happy with the end product of my SPR build which is why you haven’t seen much of it lately. So I’ve been making some upgrades that I feel will help finish this build. One of the things I wanted to change was the stock so I just recently added a Magpul PRS stock with a Knight’s Armament Company receiver extension and buffer. I’ve always loved the PRS and feel like it really makes this lower exactly what I was hoping for from the start. 

AR15NEWS SPR Build 620

My SPR Lower now consists of a CMT Tactical billet lower, Battle Arms Development BAD-CASS short throw selector, Magpul PRS Stock and MOE+ grip and an awesome trigger in the Geissele SD-E. I already have about 200 rounds through this rifle and its a serious tack driver. The Geissele SD-E is such an amazing trigger and is perfect for the SPR. I’m toying with the idea of purchasing a monopod for the stock but I will most likely just stick with my trusty sand/bean bag for a while. Will update you guys with a new picture of my SPR upper in a few days as well. 

SNEAK PEEK!! CMT Tactical 762 Billet Receiver Set

Posted on December 31st, 2013 by ar15news

Our friends at CMT Tactical released a small sneak peek at new .308/762 ambi billet receiver set last night. CMT Tactical has been producing their UHP-15 billet lower and UPUR-1 billet upper for the AR-15 platform and its a beautiful, high quality set. I would expect the exact same thing for the new .308 set. There is no official word just yet but it appears to be DPMS pattern. According to CMT Tactical, these will be slated for distribution starting March 1, 2014 which is now just two months away. We’ll update you guys with new pictures and details as they become available. 

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Until more details are available you can check out the CMT Tactical website or keep an eye on the CMT Tatical Facebook Page as well.

Thanksgiving Sale – CMT Tactical

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by ar15news

CMT Tactical has a sale going on right now for what they call their “Ammo Grade” billet lowers. I personally own 2 sets of these receivers and they are awesome. These are basically their standard lowers but ones that have some minor cosmetic blemishes.  Nothing that would compromise function or safety though. Head on over to www.CMTTac.com and save an additional 15% OFF the already discounted price.  No discount codes. Price shown is the sale price.

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Thanksgiving sale starts TODAY on Ammo Grade Lowers 15% off !! Remember, Ammo Grade products have minor cosmetic blemishes & ARE NOT for Safe Queens!

Limited qty available here!!!– https://www.cmttac.com/UHP-15-Billet-Lower

CMT Tactical “Ammo Grade” Billet UPUR-1 Uppers In-Stock!!

Posted on August 5th, 2013 by ar15news

Last month I was fortunate enough to get to help introduce the new CMT Tactical billet upper receiver called the UPUR-1. These things are super nice and sold out in the very first day they were released. I just noticed this morning as I was perusing their FB page that they have what they call “Ammo Grade” UPUR-1 billet uppers in-stock. Basically this means they are slightly blemished and are guaranteed to function perfectly as the blemishes are just cosmetic dings, scratches, etc. The “Ammo Grade” uppers are laser marked with a symbol on the underside of the forward assist where it is not very noticeable. Perhaps the best part is they are marked down to just $168 with FREE SHIPPING. Get more info and purchase yours at CMTTac.com.

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CMT Tactical UPUR-1 AMMO GRADE Billet Upper 1

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CMT Tactical Billet Receiver Set 3 620

As promised, this is the followup article to the one I shared on Saturday. Today is the release date for the CMT Tactical UPUR-1 billet AR15 upper receiver. The first run of uppers will be sold exclusively through Rainier Arms at a special introductory price and they are expected to sell very quick. I just wanted to let you know where you can buy your very own CMT Tactical AR15 Billet Upper Receiver and show you what I did with mine. If you want to check out my build below, click on the images for a high-res version. Otherwise head on over to RainierArms.com to purchase you own upper now.

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As you can see I went for a pretty lightweight KISS style rifle. I don’t really like to just haphazardly throw a build together. That’s one thing I always tell people who are building a rifle. Think through and figure out what you want your rifle to be. I have plenty of “overweight” rifles so from the start I planned on keeping this one fairly light. This build came in at only 6 lbs. 12 oz. which for a billet upper and lower set is pretty good. To do that I utilized some lightweight accessories which includes a Fortis Manufacturing REV 12″ rail, Magpul K grip and MBUS, Seekins Precision T-1 mount and B5 Systems SOPMOD Bravo stock and QD End Plate. Other parts that aren’t necessarily lightweight but were used are the Smith Enterprise Vortex flash hider, CIV Tactical 16″ M4 barrel and BCG, Impact Weapons Handstop, ALG Defense ACT Trigger, Battle Arms Development BAD-ASS selector, BCM Low Profile Gas Block and a Receiver Extension Kit from Damage Industries. Any questions or comments regarding this build? Shoot me an email HERE.

Sneak Peek!! CMT Tactical Billet Upper – Coming Soon

Posted on July 13th, 2013 by ar15news

This is a sneak peek at the new CMT Tactical UPUR-1 billet AR15 upper receiver. I was fortunate enough to get my hands on one a bit early and man are these nice. Super clean lines, great finish. I have all the parts to finish off this upper and plan on doing it this weekend. These uppers will be available for purchase starting Monday. For now, due to just getting this upper last night, I took some quick shots with my iPhone that actually turned out not too bad for what they are. I’ll get this upper built and take some real pics of it to share with you on Monday. 

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CMT Tactical UPUR-1 Billet Upper 1 620

The Cross Machine Tool Ultra Precision Upper Receiver Part# UPUR-1 is the perfect Mate to your UHP-15 lower receiver or would also be a great match with any Mil-Spec lower. The UPUR-1 is machined from Billet 7075 T6 Aluminum unlike the more commonly used 6061. Using the 7075 T6 aluminum gives the UP-UR a 65% increase in strength & rigidity over 6061 aluminum receivers. The UPUR-1 is machined on a 5 Axis machining Center to reduce the number of operations/setups required to complete. This machining process allows the highest possible accuracy to be obtained over the traditional 3 or 4 Axis machining method. The UPUR-1 is designed for increased function, performance & to provide an advanced modern appearance & feel to the AR15 platform weapon system.

Features-
–  5 axis machined from 7075 T6 billet
–  M4 feed ramps
–  Laser engraved “T” numbers
–  1913 picatinny Rail flat top
–  Mil Spec Type III class II hard coat anodized Black
–  Shell deflector
–  Forward Assist machined into receiver
–  Dust cover port machined into receiver
–  Increased wall thickness for added rigidity
–  Compatible with Mil spec parts
–  Compatible with most aftermarket handguard/rail systems
–  Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects
–  WT 8.7 oz.

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Expect the new CMT Tactical UPUR-1 billet AR15 upper receiver to go on sale Monday (7-15-2013) with an MSRP of just $209.95. I’ve heard through the grapevine that Rainier Arms will be selling the initial run of lowers at a special introductory price so you’ll definitely want to keep tabs on the CMT Tactical “Manufacturer” Page at RainierArms.com. And if you really want to be prepared, Rainier Arms has the CMT Tactical UHP-15 billet lower in-stock at the before mentioned link.  

Another great way to keep tabs on the new upper and other new CMT Tactical products is by liking the CMT Tactical Facebook Page and clicking “Get Notifications” under the “LIKE” button drop down menu. They will be giving away at least one of these billet uppers to one of their fans this month. Have a great weekend guys.

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