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**NEW** Magpul HUNTER X-22 Takedown Chassis for Ruger 10/22

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by ar15news

I’ve been holding off on buying one of these awesome Ruger 10/22 Takedown Rifles for my boys. However, now that Magpul has released the new Hunter X-22 Takedown chassis for it, I’m going to have to make it happen. You know, for the boys.  😉  

Shipping Now! The Magpul Hunter X-22 Takedown: bridge the gap between portable and shootable.

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The X-22 Takedown chassis is an ergonomic, full-featured stock for the Ruger 10/22 Takedown series rifle. Made from high quality reinforced polymer, the Hunter X-22 Takedown features an ergonomic grip, adjustable length of pull and comb height to fit a wide variety of shooters, multiple sling mounting options, a non-slip rubber butt-pad, and M-LOK® slots for accessory attachment.  The Hunter X-22 Takedown fits standard Ruger 10/22 Takedown .22 LR pattern rifles with no gunsmithing, and a reversible barrel tray ensures proper fit with factory pencil profile as well as heavy bull barrels.

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Made in U.S.A.

MSRP $149.95

FEATURES
– Drop-in design compatible with all factory Ruger 10/22 Takedown .22 LR receivers
– Reinforced polymer construction for strength and durability
– 60 degree grip angle from bore axis
– Adjustable LOP from 12.5”-14.5” with 0.50” Spacers
– Non-slip rubber butt-pad
– Optional Cheek Riser Kitsto raise cheek height 0.25”, 0.50”, or 0.75”
– Reversible barrel tray accepts all factory barrels as well as aftermarket up to 0.920”
– Compatible with all capacities of factory Ruger 10/22 magazines
– M-LOK slots on forend sides and bottom for a wide variety of accessory and sling mounting options
– Two dimpled drill points to install optional standard swivel studs (#10-32 x 3/8” long dome stud)
– Push-button QD swivel compatibility in rear with optional Sling Mount Kits
– Left and Right rear 1-1/4” Footman’s Loops

https://www.magpul.com/products/hunter-x-22-takedown-stock-ruger-10-22-takedown


This article was written by Mark B Wentzel

Magpul Enhanced Receiver Extensions & Buffer Components

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 by ar15news

If you own an AR, chances are you also own a Magpul stock for it. Magpul makes some amazing stock options for AR’s and now they are adding the new Magpul Enhanced Receiver Extensions & Buffer Components to the family. The new Magpul Enhanced Receiver Extensions & Buffer Components are made to typical high quality standards that we all expect from Magpul and will be a nice compliment to your Magpul or other brand stocks. 

The Magpul Enhanced Receiver Extensions will be available in both a 7-position AR15/M4 version and a 10-position SR25/A5 version. 

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Additionally, Magpul will be selling Buffer Spring (Carbine and Rifle), Buffer (Standard, H, H2 and H3), Castle Nut and End Plate.

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The Magpul Enhanced Receiver Extensions & Buffer Components are shipping now at www.Magpul.com.

Great Start to a Decent Quality Budget AR Build

Posted on May 24th, 2016 by ar15news

This week I’ll be posting some Memorial Day Sales that come into my inbox. I personally don’t mind sharing Memorial Day Sales that are running all week but I refuse to share them on Memorial Day as that is a day or remembrance of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. 

PSA just announced the beginning of some of their Memorial Day Sales. PSA in the past has had a lackluster reputation because of longer shipping times but if you read their most recent reviews that is an area they have really worked on and I’ve personally bought stuff and been plenty happy with the service. The deals are well worth the wait anyways. One of the first deals they announced is a 16″ Mid Length 5.56 NATO 1:7 Melonite MOE Rifle Kit.  

PSA Memorial Day Sale

Barrel: 16″ barrel length Chambered in 5.56 NATO, with a 1:7 twist, M4 barrel extension, and a mid-length gas system. The A2-style profile barrel is melonite finished for durability. Barrel is finished off with an .750″ diameter F-marked front sight base with sling swivel, Magpul MOE Black Handguards and an A2 flash hider.

Upper: Forged 7075-T6 A3 AR upper is hard coat anodized black for durability. Featuring M4 feedramp cuts, T-marks, these upper upper receivers are made for us right here in the USA.

Bolt Carrier Group: For AR15 and M16 rifles and carbines. Bolt is made of shot-peened, Mil-spec Carpenter 158® steel. Gas key is secured with grade 8 fasteners and staked. Bolt carrier is parkerized outside and chrome lined inside. Includes Charging Handle.

Lower Build Kit: Includes the PSA MOE Lower Build Kit

Memorial Day Price:  $419.99 with FREE SHIPPING

This thing is just $420 and qualifies for Free Shipping through Memorial Day or until they are out of stock. Add in a stripped lower and you’re looking at a Sub-$500 AR build with very good quality components including Magpul furniture and a Melonite barrel. Here is the direct link to this kit.  http://palmettostatearmory.com/psa-16-midlength-5-56-nato-1-7-socom-melonite-moe-rifle-kit-7780444.html

If you are on an even tighter budget, they do have a PTAC build kit for about $70 less but it doesn’t have any Magpul stuff, no Melonite barrel and although the reviews are 5 Stars I have heard some issues quality wise regarding the PTAC parts. I would personally recommend the kit at the link above. 

Also, I know some will assume I get paid for articles like this but I don’t. I do not know a single person at PSA and almost never write about their deals because they only last for one day.  This post is simply telling you guys about a good deal I ran across. Just putting it all out there. 🙂

Magpul DAKA Pouches – Now Shipping in BLACK

Posted on April 20th, 2016 by ar15news

You asked and Magpul listened! The world’s toughest utility pouches are now available in black. Magpul DAKA pouches come in Small, Medium and Large and are ultra durable, water resistant pouches designed to bring organization to the dirty, dusty world we live and play in. Only question now is… What color will be next?

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You can order your Magpul DAKA Pouches at www.magpul.com/products/pouches

Magpul recently released info on the new PRS (Precision Rifle Stock) Gen2 that will be released later this summer. Its always nice to see new models of very popular products come out but it also means its time to look for some good deals on the Gen1 parts if you like them. Personally I love the PRS Gen1 stock and have a couple myself and now I might have to stockpile a few of them for future builds because I just got an email from Rainier Arms letting me know they have all of their Magpul PRS Gen1 stocks for both AR-15 and AR-10 on sale. When you go to the site it shows the usual $242.25 price but if you add it to your cart the price drops down to just $193.80 for an AR-15 or AR-10 version. That’s a smoking deal for an awesome stock. I just ordered an AR-10 version for one of my rifles and most likely will snag another couple AR-15 models for future use. Just passing along the savings to my friends.

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Magpul PRS Stock AR-10

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Magpul Introduces Three New Stocks

Posted on January 18th, 2016 by ar15news

If you’re an AR owner, 2016 is definitely off to an awesome start. We’re just half way through the month of January and Magpul has already introduced an upgraded version of three of their stocks. Both the UBR and PRS got a nice facelift and a new version of the MOE SL stock called the MOE SL-S adds storage.

First up is the Magpul UBR Gen3. The UBR Gen2 still bears a resemblance of the UBR we’ve all love but is a bit lighter, a bit stronger….and a bit faster? You’ll also like the lower MSRP of just $199.95. Check out the pics and watch the video below.

https://www.magpul.com/products/ubr-2-0-collapsible-stock

Magpul UBR Gen3

The Magpul PRS Gen3 also has similar looks to the PRS Gen2 but it definitely has a more streamlined look to it. It also features a new adjustable butt pad, additional sling mount options and a wider range of rifle compatibility. This could be “The Most Interesting Stock”.

https://www.magpul.com/products/prs-gen3-precision-adjustable-stock

Magpul PRS Gen3

Last but not least is the Magpul MOE SL-S. The MOE SL-S is an upgraded version of the MOE SL stock that now features battery storage compartments on each side of the stock. For a “storage” stock the MOE SL-S is very low profile because of how Magpul positioned the tubes. This should be a great low-cost, feature rich stock. 

https://www.magpul.com/products/moe-sl-s-carbine-stock-mil-spec

Magpul MOE SL-S stock

Magpul Introduces the MOE SL-K Stock (SL Stock On A Diet)

Posted on December 18th, 2015 by ar15news

Looking for a new compact stock? Magpul just released a the new MOE SL-K stock which is a trimmed down version of their already compact SL stock. They’ve basically trimmed off any unnecessary weight and girth to create a super compact, lightweight stock that is perfectly suited for a PDW style rifle. Check out the details and pics of the MOE SL-K stock below.

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A drop-in replacement buttstock for AR15/M4 mil-spec carbine buffer tubes, the SL-K is designed for compact PDW style weapons or users desiring a small and light stock.

Features a short and slim profile, a smaller rubber butt-pad with rolled toe for easy shouldering and sure grip, and a 1.25” footman’s loop with the ability to accept an optional M-LOK QD Sling Mount for push-button style QD sling swivels.  A new, unique, ambidextrous release latch minimizes rattle on the receiver extension without requiring additional locks, levers, or springs*.

Made in U.S.A.

FEATURES
–  Mounts on mil-spec sized carbine receiver extension tube (not included) from manufacturers such as Colt, LMT, Ruger, S&W, SIG, and others
–  Sloping cheek weld combines a slim profile with user comfort
–  Dual-side release latch provides easy adjustment while remaining anti-snag
–  Premium chrome-silicon lock spring provides positive locking and long service life
–  Compact rubber butt-pad offers an anti-slip surface and increases impact protection
–  Rollover on the toe allows for easier shoulder transitions and better fit when using body armor
–  Compatible with Magpul ASAP®ASAP® QD, and other receiver-mount sling attachments
–  1.25” Footman’s Loop for sling mounting, and also accepts the M-LOK QD Sling Mount for push-button sling attachment (sold separately)

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SPECIFICATIONS**

MOE SL-K Carbine Stock, Mil-Spec
–  Weight: 7.9 oz.
–  Weight, w/receiver extension: 11.9 oz.
–  Length, max: 6.5 in.
–  Height, max: 4.2 in.
–  LOP Adjustment Range: 3.3 in.
–  LOP, M4 Collapsed: ~10.5 in.
–  LOP, M4 Extended: ~13.8 in.

NOTE: There are two basic sizes of M4 Carbine receiver extensions (buffer tubes): mil-spec and commercial-spec. The MOE SL-K will only fit with the common mil-spec tube.

The new Magpul MOE SL-K stock is now shipping to dealers and distributors with a retail MSRP of just $39.95. Read more about it at www.Magpul.com.

Magpul Introduces TWO New Products

Posted on October 7th, 2015 by ar15news

Magpul continues to pump out brand new products. Last night they introduced two new products that look pretty awesome. 

First up is the new M-LOK Rail Covers Type-1. These rail covers install into M-LOK slots without any adapters or screws. Just snap in. The material is a very heat resistant and offers added grip surface on the rail. Each cover is 9.5″ in length and can cover 6 M-LOK slots and can be cut for different configurations. These come in a 2-pack for $16 at www.Magpul.com

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Magpul M-LOK Rail Covers Type 1 1

The second new product is the new Enhanced AR Magazine Release. This will replace the mag release button on your rifle with one that has two additional holes in it. Once installed you then bolt on the Enhanced Mag Release button. The button is easily twice the size of standard AR mag release buttons giving you plenty of surface to release your mag. It will also work great for younger shooters or anyone with short fingers who have a hard time reaching the mag release. These are just $20 at www.Magpul.com

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Magpul Enhanced Mag Release 3

FrogLube Performance System will once again wear the title of the Official Firearms Lubricant for the NRA-Magpul World Shooting Championships at Glengary, WV on 23-26 September, 2015.

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Hundreds of professional and amateur competition shooters will engage in diverse array of 12 shooting disciplines to compete for the crown “World’s Best Shooter” during the NRA-Magpul World Shooting Championships. FrogLube is the official firearms lubricant and will be used on all competitor firearms during the match.

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FrogLube’s system, relied on by many world class competitors, had it’s debut during the 2014 World Shooting Championships and has been asked to return to the range competition at Peacemaker National Training Center by the NRA and Event Staff. Last year’s event saw hundreds of competitors shooting thousands of rounds all day long in grueling environmental conditions. During the 2014 event, the staff closely monitored gun care and performance of all the guns and noted that there was never a ‘stoppage’ attributed to gun care performance.  The FrogLube’s Solvents and CLP lubricants will be used on the hundreds of shared guns in dozens of stage events with almost 300 competitors striving to be crowned the No. 1 shooter in the world.  FrogLube weapons cleaners and lubricants are the industry’s first completely bio-based care and performance system for firearms in the world.

www.FrogLube.com

Magpul Phasing Out All Foliage Green Parts – Save 30%

Posted on September 17th, 2015 by ar15news

Just yesterday, Magpul revealed it will be discontinuing the use of Foliage Green in their product lineup and has placed a 30% discount on all Foliage items. It doesn’t come as too much of a surprise with the popularity of the traditional Black or ever popular FDE furniture. However, Foliage is definitely a great looking color option for you AR that just never caught on as well as others. If you’re looking to outfit your AR with a fresh set of accessories or have been wanting to do a Foliage build, you might want to consider doing it now. The 30% discount applies to all Foliage colored products and does not require any discount code. Check it out now at www.Magpul.com.

Magpul Foliage Green discontinued

We’ve offered most of our products in foliage green for many years now and have found it to be a versatile color. However, with the expansion of the product line, we’ve decided to phase it out and make room for new items. Take advantage of discount pricing on all foliage accessories while supplies last.

Magpul MBUS PRO LR Adjustable Rear Sight On Sale

Posted on May 9th, 2015 by ar15news

VF Gunrunners is offering a deal on the Magpul MBUS PRO LR which has a built in elevation adjustment wheel with preset detents at 50 meter increments all the way out to 600 meters. As always, buying a rear sight is always more expensive than buying a front sight…just because. Normal retail on this sight is $129.95 but the sale price right now is $98.95 with FREE SHIPPING. I don’t know about you but I really appreciate companies that offer free shipping on stuff. It takes the guess work out of “Am I really getting a good deal?”. While you’re there you can also pick up a front sight too.

MBUS PRO LR Rear Sight  –  $98.95 w/Free Shipping

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NEW!! Magpul QDM Sling Swivel Video

Posted on April 1st, 2015 by ar15news

Magpul just released a video showing off their new Magpul QDM Sling Swivel. The QDM Sling Swivel with a dual push button release that allows the user to pinch both buttons to release the sling instead of pushing in on the middle button. The QDM Sling Swivel can not be removed unless both buttons are pinched at the same time preventing accidental removal. Check out the video below for more information.

Magpul QDM Sling Swivel

The Magpul QDM is a melonited, heavy duty upgrade to standard quick detach sling swivels. The innovative design allows for a lower profile sling swivel that offers one-handed manipulation, an optimized bale that rotates freely and canalizes rifle slings to prevent rollover, and superior resistance to corrosion.

–  2-point engagement prevents accidental release.
–  Optimized bale for sling management
–  Fits all standard sized QD cups
–  Designed to work with 1 1/4” slings
–  Superior corrosion resistance
–  Made in U.S.A.

www.Magpul.com

Here’s a short video on the Magpul QDM Sling Swivel — a small product with some big features.

Posted by Magpul Industries Corp. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Years ago, Magpul and Noveske Rifleworks built a very limited number of complete rifles that have since become legendary and some of the most sought after AR rifles available. If you’ve ever wanted a chance to own one of the Magpul MPLR (Light Recce) rifles, here is a rare chance! Travis Haley of Haley Strategic Partners is auctioning off his own personal MPLR, complete with 4 PMAGS, XTM Panels, VTAC Sling and QD Swivels, all in a custom embroidered Eagle bag. Obviously this will not be an inexpensive rifle (bidding started at $5,000) but all proceeds will be going to support the Silent Warriors Scholarship Fund. Check out the pictures below and read the information on how to get in on the auction. 

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SINCE ITS 0321 DAY I THINK ITS TIME FOR ANOTHER AUCTION TO HELP OUR BROTHERS IN NEED. I am auctioning my Very rare limited run MPLR (Light Recce). NEW IN Bag never fired. Comes with 4 PMAGS, XTM Panels, VTAC Sling, QD Swivels, Custom embroideerd Eagle bag. Magpul and Noveske came together and built a very small number of these rifles.

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Magpul Noveske MPLR Rifle 1

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Magpul Noveske MPLR Rifle 1

Magpul Noveske MPLR Rifle 1

100% of the procceds will go to the Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund.

The Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to any college-bound person based on direct familial relationship to a Reconnaissance Marine/0321 or Critical Skills Operator/0372, academic achievement, and financial need. Scholarships will be determined by July 15th of each giving year. Scholarships will be awarded twice a year to one person who applies to the Scholarship. Scholarships may be awarded to more than one person at the discretion of the Silent Warrior Scholarship Fund board of directors. http://www.silentwarriorscholarshipfund.com/

Will start the bidding at $5000.00 If you would like to make a bid PLEASE EMAIL: silentwarrior@haleystrategic.com. Updates on highest bid will be posted on this page. All bidders will be communications via EMAIL only.

AUCTION CLOSES ON 2359 HRS ON MARCH 31, 2015

Magpul M-LOK SureFire Tape Switch Mounting Plate Shipping

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by ar15news

If you own a SureFire Scout light you are probably aware that there’s not really any great way to mount the included ST07 Tape Switch to the rail as it comes from the factory, especially on rails like the new M-LOK ones where there are more open spaces than metal. Most people either fashion some gangster way to either velcro it, tape it or zip tie it to the rail or they end up upgrading to a more expensive tape switch like the SR07. Those of us running M-LOK rails are gonna be happy to see that Magpul’s M-LOK SureFire Tape Switch Mounting Plate is now available for purchase and ready to ship. This basically adds a housing to your existing ST07 Tape Switch that mounts directly to the rail and holds the ST07 firmly in place. Another nice part is that they retail for just $15 so its a very cost effective option. For more information and to purchase the M-LOK Tape Switch Mounting Plate, head on over to www.Magpul.com.

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https://www.magpul.com/products/m-lok™-tape-switch-mounting-plate-–-surefire®-st

First Look – SI Defense .308 Ambi Rifle Build

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by ar15news

Over the past few months we’ve had the opportunity to work with the guys from SI-Defense in helping spread the word about their new products including their new .308 billet receiver set that features “mirrored ambi controls”. Remember that term as you’ll see what we mean soon. Now that the .308 Ambi receiver sets are hot off the machines, SI-Defense asked if we would want to build our own rifle using these receivers…and of course we’re not gonna turn that down. 🙂 So this is the start to our multipart article showing the rifle we built, what parts we used and then we’ll do additional articles once we’ve actually had some time to shoot it for a while.

The first thing that arrived were the SI-Defense .308 Ambi billet receivers. The mirrored ambi controls on the receivers are pretty mind blowing. When you push on the Bolt Catch, Bolt Release or Mag Release on one side the same button on the other side moves as well. It really is pretty amazing that the ambi controls are mirrored and not just an added lever that is completely different than the control on the right side. The dust cover is pretty cool too in that it is easy to remove/install even with the handguard installed because it snaps into place.

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A few months ago Rainier Arms introduced their new .308 UltraMatch BCG. Once I knew this build was going down I promptly went on the Rainier Arms website and purchased one. The finish on this thing is a really nice deep Black Nitride that is super smooth. The angled cuts toward the front and fluting at the rear of the carrier look pretty sweet.

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If you’re gonna build a gun you definitely need a barrel, right?! Right. I’ve posted about AERO Precision barrels many many times before whenever they have a new model to introduce or a special deal etc. but have never personally used one myself. So for this build I contacted my buddy Chad over at AERO Precision to see if I could get my hands on one of their 16″ Mid Length .308 barrels. They are made of 416 Stainless Steel and I’m really excited to see how well they perform. You might be thinking “A 16 inch .308 build? Most guys do 18 inches or more.” and you’re right but I just built an 18″ like everyone else and wanted do something a bit different. Because I know big bore rifles can be a bit ornery I installed a SLR Rifleworks Sentry Adjustable Low Profile Gas Block along with the Rainier Arms Nitride Mid Length gas tube.

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Along with the SLR Rifleworks Sentry Adjustable Gas Block, I also used the SLR Rifleworks SOLO 15″ KeyMod handguard, Hand Stop and their Synergy BCF muzzle device. It truly makes for one killer looking setup and can’t wait to see how well it performs.

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Along with making some pretty amazing ambi receivers, SI-Defense also makes a mean looking ambi charging handle called the MACH10 which stands for Modular Ambi Charging Handle for AR10. This specific one has a neat feature where it latches on the inside of the receiver but they will also offer an outside latching MACH10 and a MACH15 charging handle as well.

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As with all of my builds this one includes a Battle Arms Development Ambi Safety. I don’t own a single AR that does not have one and no I don’t get them for free. Its one of those products that I have honestly grown to love and buy them for every build.  

SI-Defense 308 Ambi Rifle 1

Along with upgrading the Safety I also upgraded the Trigger. I usually use either a Geissele or CMC Trigger and decided to try the Geissele S3G trigger in this build. The S3G is not really designed for a rifle with higher recoil as it has a very light trigger pull and could bump-fire easily so I used the heavier spring that comes with it. This is kind of a trial run and will be interesting to see how it performs in a .308.

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Oooohhhh. Look at that sexy beast!! I also added a Trijicon VCOG, Magpul MBUS PRO sights, UBR stock and a MOE+ grip to finish off the build. I think it turned out to be an one of the best looking rifles I’ve built. 

SI-Defense 308 Ambi Rifle 1

These pics are hot off the press as I just finished this build over the weekend. This week will be its maiden voyage to see how well she runs and get the gas system all dialed in. Will update you with an additional article detailing its performance at the range and hopefully some 100 yard groups. If we don’t get accuracy data on the .308 AERO Precision barrel for that article it will be in an additional one for sure. Below is a list of links for the parts we used in this build.

AERO Precision
Battle Arms Development
Geissele
Magpul
Rainier Arms
SI-Defense
SLR Rifleworks
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