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Last month we helped introduced the new Centurion Arms CMR rails with KeyMod or M-LOK attachment systems. This was something Centurion Arms customers have been asking for for a long time and now they can get it. Centurion Arms promised a pre-order in early February and they weren’t messing around. Starting today, you can now pre-order a 13″ or 15″ CMR rail with your choice of KeyMod or M-LOK. As if that wasn’t awesome enough, they are also offering them at an introductory price of $195 for 13″ and $200 for the 15″.

Head on over to www.CenturionArms.com and get your order in for these really awesome rails. They should be shipping by the end of the month. 

Centurion Arms CMR KeyMod MLOK Rail

Centurion Arms CMR KeyMod MLOK Rail

Photos of the new Agency Arms “CLASSIFIED” Rifle

Posted on January 27th, 2016 by ar15news

At SHOT Show 2016, Agency Arms announced a partnership between themselves and PWS (Primary Weapon Systems) to offer the Agency Arms Project CLASSIFIED DI rifle. I got permission to share the following photos that as far as I know have not been fully published yet. Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics and Agency Arms said this regarding the new rifle…

“Everybody knows there’s ARs all over the place. Why would you choose one brand over another brand? Quality is quality. But there are features on the AR platform that can be improved and when people get together and start thinking about them they find new ways to do things that some people just didn’t think of before. Some times its a little fix, some times its something potentially revolutionary. Not gonna use the word game changer but what I will say is this rifle brings a lot of value added products to the platform that are gonna be something that you might prefer in a rifle system if you’re looking for a new one.” – Aaron Cowan, Sage Dynamics

Agency Arms Project Classified Rifle 1Agency Arms Project Classified Rifle 2Agency Arms Project Classified Rifle 3

Agency Arms Project Classified Rifle 4

Agency Arms Project Classified Rifle 6

– The upper and lower receiver appear to be billet but it is a lightened forged receiver set.
– 14.5″ 416 Stainless Lithium Isolated Barrel
– Chambered in .223 Wylde with a 1:8 Twist, Medium Weight Profile
– Midlength Gas System
– Ambidextrous controls with ambi mag release, bolt release, short throw ambi safety and charging handle
– CLASSIFIED 13.4″ Rail
– Rail up front features both picatinny and keymod.
– Has a ratcheting castle nut. Can be removed without tools.
– H2 Buffer
– Magpul stock, grip and MBUS PRO sights.
– Will ship with rail scales polymer rail covers
– Dead Air Pyro comp and Flash Hider suppressor mount. Mount is pinned for 16″ OAL.
– ALG Defense ACT Trigger.

The photo below shows a 4 position adjustable DI carrier that allows for suppressed / unsuppressed use or when running different ammunition loads. This rifle is one of the few DI platforms designed from the ground up for suppressed use.

Agency Arms Project Classified Rifle 5

Pre-orders are available and existing Agents have the ability to match their Agent number to their rifle serial number. 

Also included:
Grey Ghost rifle case
G-Code Scorpion Belt pouch
Two ETS clear magazines
RailScales Panels

MSRP $2900

www.agencyarms.com

Gorilla Ammunition Releasing New Line of Self Defense Ammo

Posted on January 21st, 2016 by ar15news

I’m super excited about the new Silverback 300BLK subsonic ammo from Gorilla Ammunition. Many hunters feel the usual 300BLK subsonic isn’t that great of a round to hunt with but this stuff should fix that. Gorilla’s created 30oBLK subsonic ammo featuring solid copper CNC machined projectiles that will expand on impact where most 300BLK subsonic won’t. I’ve seen some ballistic gel test video and its very impressive. They also have 380ACP and 45ACP available in the Silverback lineup. Read the press release below.

Vero Beach, FL, – January 20, 2016 – Gorilla Ammunition introduces the new Silverback product line, featuring solid copper machined projectiles in 380 ACP, 9mm, 45 ACP, and 300 BLK. These technologically advanced projectiles create insane temporary and permanent wound cavities with controlled expansion to optimum depths.

Gorilla Ammo Silverback 300BLK300BLK 85gr and 200gr Shown

“The growth of Gorilla Ammunition has been tremendous over the past year. We are very excited to release our new Silverback Line at SHOT Show. These lead free, CNC lathe turned copper projectiles are engineered and tuned for maximum expansion with penetration depths dictated by user requirements. Our proprietary heat treating and CNC machining process provides the unique ability to tweak projectile performance in soft tissue. This technology is groundbreaking for the ammunition industry and self defense ammunition consumers” said Lanse Padgett, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

“The entire Gorilla Ammunition team has worked tremendously hard over the past few months developing and refining this product line. It’s been our mission to be on the leading edge of 300 Blackout and now with the Silverback line we offer a 300 Blackout subsonic cartridge that expands and creates terminal performance on game that is tremendous. I am really excited to see how the consumers respond to the introduction of this new ammunition technology.” said Gorilla Ammunition’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Jay Duncan

About Gorilla Ammunition:

Gorilla Ammunition is a manufacturer of high quality modern firearm ammunition and dominates the 300 Blackout ammunition category. Also Gorilla Ammunition offers the Silverback product line of self defense ammunition, featuring solid copper machined projectiles in 380 ACP, 9mm, 45 ACP, and 300 BLK. These technologically advanced projectiles create insane temporary and permanent wound cavities with controlled expansion to optimum depths. Gorilla Ammunition’s industry leading quality and performance is helping this young manufacturing company grow very rapidly.

For more information or to order some of the highest quality ammo on the market, head on over to www.GorillaAmmo.com.

**Press Release**

Dorset, England — January 14, 2016 – Shield Sights announced today that Brownells has included the Shield CQS and SIS Red Dot Sights for US distribution. The Shield Sights products are available immediately and will be featured at SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

“This is a positive step forward for our International sales and more importantly Shield supporting the US shooting industry” said James White, marketing director at Shield. “This is a testament to the quality and functionality of the Shield product line.”

The CQS and SIS Red Dot Sights have been created with the military standards that were requested and recognized by the UK MOD and proven in our CQB model. These robust features along with many added features are now available in CQS and SIS Red Dot Sights and made available to every shooter in the US.

“Shield Sights prides themselves on innovation and will continue to bring new products to market like the Shield CQS and Red Dot Sights,” said James White. “With these innovations, we feel confident that our partners at Brownells will continue to add us to their product line throughout 2016.”

Shield Sights has been at the fore front of Red Dot design and functionality for the past 20 years and the SIS is the latest product offering. The SIS has been designed by listening to customers and gaining real-world application feedback from Special Forces, Law Enforcement, Competition shooters, and Military users across the world.  The SIS features including 3 x Automatic brightness levels, 12 x manual levels and 4 Reticule options.

The SIS and CQS both come packaged with a variable triple height polymer picatinny mount allowing the user to determine the most comfortable height set-up.

Shield Sights can be purchased at this direct link: Brownells

For more information on Shield Sights please visit – www.shieldsights.com

Shield Sights SIS CQS red dot Shot Show

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About Shield

SHIELD was formed in the early 1980’s in Great Britain. Shield continues to manufacture the world’s smallest, lightest, toughest mini red dot sight. Sold under other brand names for many years, you may know the Shield Mini Sight as the Firepoint, Tasco Optima, Trijicon RedDot or JPoint. Based on our in-depth knowledge, accumulated through 30 years in the industry, we are continually seeking to develop innovative products that will enable you to hit the target early.

About Brownells

Serious About Firearms Since 1939™, Brownells is the world’s leading source for gun parts and accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing tools, survival gear and archery. With a large selection of both common and hard-to-find items, and an extensive collection of videos, articles, and gun schematics, Brownells is the expert for everything shooting-related. Committed to maintaining our great traditions, Brownells has more, does more and knows more – and guarantees it all, Forever. For more information or to place an order, call 800-741-0015 or visit Brownells.com. Stay up-to-date with Brownells on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

NEW!! Faxon Firearms STREAMLINE M-LOK Handguards

Posted on January 14th, 2016 by ar15news

As we’ve mentioned in the past, Faxon Firearms has grown a lot over the last year or two with the addition of AR-15 barrels, now offering complete Direct Impingement AR-15’s and now they are offering their own line of AR-15 handguards. Faxon Firearms has introduced their new STREAMLINE M-LOK Handguards which include a 12 o’clock run of 1913 rail surrounded by 7 additional runs of M-LOK cutouts. They’ve also opted to not include a sling mount which I like because it doesn’t add bulk to the rail and lets you add an M-LOK sling mount wherever you want it. The rail is very sleek looking and is available in 7″, 9″, 13″ and 15″ lengths with an extremely competitive price range of just $135 to $149. Check out the press release and images below, then head on over to www.FaxonFirearms.com to snag one for yourself.

Faxon Firearms Streamline Handguard 1

Faxon Firearms Streamline Handguard 1

Faxon Firearms Streamline Handguard 1

(Cincinnati, OH) – Faxon Firearms, manufacturers of the ARAK platform rifle system, is pleased to announce the release and shipment to dealers of its STREAMLINE series of handguards.

True to their namesake, the new Streamline handguards are a sleek and low-profile solution for those looking for a slimmer handguard with flexible mounting. Further, the Streamline features an uninterrupted MIL-STD 1913 “Picatinny” rail across the top and 7 facets of M-LOK cuts at the 90 and 45-degree facets. Rail slots are directly engraved with “T” marks during machining to identify accessory placement anodized or if customers opt for custom coatings.

The handguards are released in four lengths, 15”, 13”, 9”, and 7”. The handguard is 100% made in the USA from extruded 6061 aluminum. The handguards are hard-coat anodized black and feature a steel barrel nut. Mounting is extremely simple with common tools and the handguard features alignment tabs to ensure it cannot rotate during extreme use.

We are thrilled to launch our next product line, keeping within our Company Ethos: ‘Quality. Innovation. Service.’ The new Streamline series keeps it simple while delivering incredible performance,” remarked Nathan Schueth, Director of Operations & Sales. “The handguards continue our push to make the best value products for the top and front of Modern Sporting Rifles. When customers think of uppers, think Faxon.”

The Streamline series is now available direct from Faxon Firearms and through its Dealer network. Launch partners include AIM Surplus, Recoil Gunworks, and Parallax Tactical

Specifications:
–  100% Made in the USA
–  Material: 6061 Aluminum
–  Finish: Hard Coat Anodizing (Black)
–  Lengths: 15”, 13”, 9”, 7”
–  Weight (Without Barrel Nut): .8 Lbs, .72 lbs, .52 lbs, .40 lbs
–  Mounting Hardware: .19 lbs
–  Height (Top of Rail to M-LOK Facet): 1.98”
–  Height (Top of Rail to Bottom of Mounting): 2.37”
–  Width: 1.54”

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

For more information contact Nathanial Schueth at nathan.s@faxonfirearms.com

Tactical Firearms Solutions Introduces NiB (Nickel Boron) Smoke

Posted on January 12th, 2016 by ar15news

Tactical Firearms Solutions will be introducing NiB (Nickel Boron) Smoke at SHOT Show 2016. NiB Smoke is different in that it won’t be this super bright coating. Its basically a dark Nickel Boron and will be offered in two different variations including a “Battleworn” version shown below that looks pretty sweet! TFS is partnering up with DRD Tactical to introduce NiB Smoke at SHOT Show. Check out the new coating in the awesome photos below. 

http://www.tfsarms.com

https://www.facebook.com/TacticalFirearmsSolutions/

Tactical Firearms Solutions NiB SmokeShown here is the dark color of the NiB Smoke

We have been working hard to develop and perfect the new NiB Smokeᵀᴹ. NiB Smokeᵀᴹ is a patent pending Nickel Boron plating treatment that offers superior scratch and wear characteristics while simultaneously reducing friction to firearm surfaces. NiB Smokeᵀᴹ is a modern industrial dark gray shade which will be offered in 2 distinct variations. First will be a solid dark industrial gray and the second (pictured below) is the “Battleworn” variation. NiB Smokeᵀᴹ also does not significantly change the operating tolerances of firearms parts and can be successfully applied to most firearm alloys including Aluminum, Steel, and Titanium. NiB Smokeᵀᴹ is dark colored Nickel Boron. It is not Cerakote and is not a painted finish. It will not wear off like Cerakote and is great for ultimate protection and wear resistance.

Tactical Firearms Solutions NiB Smoke 2

Tactical Firearms Solutions NiB Smoke 2

For those of you going to Shot Show, Tactical Firearms Solutions in conjunction with DRD Tactical will debut NiB-Smoke™ on January 19th-22nd at the NSSF SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come see NiB-Smoke™ on the DRD Paratus – Booth # 15558 Accro-met Inc.; DRD Kivaari – Booth #7506 Mile High Shooting Accessories; and DRD M762 and DRD CDR – Booth #16241 Lothar, Walther.

Tactical Firearms Solutions DRD Tactical NiB Smoke 1

Tactical Firearms Solutions DRD Tactical NiB Smoke 1

BCM® AR15 Enhanced Lower Parts Kit

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by ar15news

If you’re an AR builder like most of us are, you’ve undoubtedly wasted money on a junk LPK at least once. Some times its hard to pass them up when you see how cheap they are but you inevitably regret it when you install the parts and see that the mag catch isn’t the right shape, takedown and pivot pins are rough or sized wrong, triggers crap, etc. There are really only a few high quality complete Lower Parts Kit options out there and thanks to Bravo Company USA we now have one more option to add to the list. People have been asking for a BCM LPK for a long time. Now that BCM has its own Fire Control Group (introduced last month), the time has come for complete BCM LPKs.

BCM Enhanced LPK Lower Parts Kit 5

BCM didn’t just take one of those junk LPKs and add in a nice trigger. As with everything BCM does, there were no corners cut using all USA made components and only the best materials. These LPKs will not only be available as a standalone product but will also now be included in all BCM complete lowers and rifles at no additional charge.

BCM Enhanced LPK Lower Parts Kit 4

MIL-SPEC QUALITY, MADE ENTIRELY IN THE USA

BCM® now offers a complete lower parts kit for AR15 rifles, made entirely in the USA from components built from Mil-Spec AISI8620 investment castings, AISI8620 bar stock and using 17-7PH stainless steel springs as well as advanced manufacturing methods to insure longevity under hard use.

BCM Enhanced LPK Lower Parts Kit 4

BCMGUNFIGHTER™ UPGRADES INCLUDED

– BCM® PNT™ Trigger Assembly
– BCM Mod 3 Pistol Grip
– Enhanced Polymer Trigger Guard

The BCM Lower Parts Kit is built from 100% parts machined to Mil-Spec standards with all polymer components are available in Black, FDE, Foliage Green and Wolf Grey.

BCM Enhanced LPK Lower Parts Kit 4

RESPONSIBILITY, ETHICS, QUALITY

VALUES BEYOND VALUE

Today, the commercial market is flooded with a mash up of inferior imported OEM parts with sloppy dimensions, hardness, finishes, and cheaper alloys. BCM will again, set the standard for quality American made components, that offer a long service life for those that may find themselves in harms’ way.

The BCM LPK is definitely a welcomed new product and at just $99.95 including their new PNT trigger group, the value is definitely there. I’ve paid that much for quality LPKs such as Daniel Defense, etc but that was without the upgraded trigger that BCM includes. These LPKs are currently shipping to dealers all over the country.

http://bravocompanymfg.com/lower_parts_kit/index.php

FrogLube Extreme™ Show Cased at SHOT SHOW 2016

Posted on January 7th, 2016 by ar15news

**Press Release**

January 19-23, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV – FrogLube Extreme™ makes industry debut during SHOT SHOW 2016. « 3 years in the making, this product is unlike anything ever produced for gun lubrication » said CEO and President, Larry Lasky.

FrogLube’s bio-based system of products include degreasing solvents and lubricants lead the industry in  design, performance and safety. « We wanted to make a lube that simply worked anywhere, any temperature and in any gun » Lasky explained. Bio-based lube technology is primarily tested at the range and in stressful environments such as freezing, wet and hot. This lube performs between -44˚ to above 700˚F. This temperature performance is simply unmatched in the industry today.

FrogLube Extreme

FrogLube’s booth 20405 will feature a center of excellence relative to gun performance and care demonstrations. Demonstrations of how to use the product, professional experts, competitors, celebrities and the FrogLube crew will be on hand to explain FrogLube Extreme. Also, FrogLube will be running a SHOT SHOW 2016 discount for interested dealers who want to add Extreme or point of purchase displays to their offering.

About FrogLube
In 2009, FrogLube was conceived and developed by Larry Lasky, and a team of U.S. Navy SEALs during extensive testing of bio-based technology in firearms.  Lasky has integrated bio-based care products with standard military armorer and commercial manufacturing practice to optimize the role of lubricants and cleaners in conjunction with firearms operation.

www.FrogLube.com

Fort Worth, TX, December 15, 2015– Defense Solutions Group, Inc. is pleased to become an authorized SIG SAUER Law Enforcement distributor for Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. We stock the full line of SIG pistols and rifles for Individual Officer Purchase (IOP).

DSG SIG SAUER LE Press Release

Below is a listing of individuals qualified to purchase SIG IOP products:
–  Active or retired law enforcement with official agency credentials
–  Court officers with official agency credentials
–  State/County/City Coroners with official agency credentials
–  First Responders with current credentials or official documentation
–  Active Duty Military personnel with documentation
–  Retired Military personnel with documentation
–  Active Military Reservists and National Guard personnel with documentation
–  NRA Certified Firearms Instructors with current certificate of training

DSG can also sell and provide quotes for department pricing of all pistols, rifles, SBRs and machine guns. Please call 1-800-382-7571 or email sales@dsgarms.com for quotes and pricing on products.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact DSG Marketing Manager Andrea Helm at 817-806-9242, Ext. 243 or email at ahelm@dsginc.com.

For SIG Sauer LE sales information, please call 1-800-382-7571 or contact DSG Sales Manager Charlie Willis at 817-806-9242, Ext. 233 or email at cwillis@dsginc.com.

About DSG Arms/DSGI: Founded in 1995, Defense Solutions Group Inc. is a privately owned, U.S. Corporation serving the Aerospace, Defense, Law Enforcement and Shooting Sports industries from Fort Worth, Texas.

DSGI provides information products as well as manufactured goods under various DSG brand names – DSG Arms, DSG Holsters, and DSG Cigar Co. Additionally the company distributes other high end
brands of weapons components, optics, body armor and tactical gear to government, wholesale, and retail customers.

https://dsgarms.com/

About SIG SAUER: SIG SAUER® world renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many of the premier global military, law enforcement and commercial users. High quality, ultimate reliability and unmatched performance have always been hallmarks of the SIG SAUER brand. In the USA, nearly 1 in 3 law enforcement professionals use SIG SAUER firearms. “We are proud that many elite military and government forces including the U.S. Navy Seals, the Federal Air Marshals, the Department of Homeland Security and the U. S. Coast Guard carry SIG SAUER firearms”, said Ron Cohen, President and CEO of SIG SAUER.

http://www.sigsauer.com/

It’s Here!! Seekins Precision SP15 Forged Rifle with NOXs

Posted on December 9th, 2015 by ar15news

Seekins Precision just released a sneak peek at their new SP15 forged rifle. The SP15 rifle looks to be an outstanding rifle for the price, especially when you take into consideration it includes Seekins’ new NOXs 15″ handguard,  ambi safety and a 16″ match grade barrel. They are also equipped with a Magpul STR stock and MOE+ grip meaning you really just need to add some BUIS or optics and you’re ready to go. Check out the picture of the SP15 and some details below. The SP15 should be available soon from www.SeekinsPrecision.com at an MSRP of just $1,275.

Seekins Precision SP15 Rifle

Seekins Precision SP15 Forged rifle 2

Designed as a high performance tactical carbine, the SP15 is built to MIL-SPEC configuration with greater adaptability and performance through upgraded components and precision manufacturing. Both the upper and lower receivers are CNC machined from 7075-T6 aluminum forgings. The exacting attention to detail and precision manufacturing produce a superior fit and finish not found on standard MIL-SPEC parts.

Extremely lightweight and user adaptable, the included No Excess Rail (NOXs) is perfect for tactical, sporting and competition use. Precision machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, it features a seamless top Picatinny rail and M-Lok slots at 3, 6 and 9 O’clock positions for solid mounting of accessories where needed.

The SP15 provides precision rifle performance in a tactical carbine. The SP15 comes with a 16″ barrel with a Seekins Precision Melonited Flash Hider. Precision CNC machined from premium stainless a steel blank, each barrel is inspected four times to insure match grade tolerances for maximum accuracy and performance. Available in .223 Wylde and .300 Blackout

Melonited gas system components are used, including the gas block, gas tube and M16 Bolt Carrier Group. These are coated to resist corrosion and wear. This also aids in easier cleaning, as carbon build up will not adhere to the non-reflective coated surface as much as it does on standard parkerized finishes.

Other high performance features include the ALG QMS trigger group, an Magpul MOE + Grip and the Magpul STR butt stock.

  • Upper and lower receivers CNC machined from 7075-T6 aluminum forgings
  • Exceeds MIL-SPEC requirements and performance
  • No Excess Rail M-Lok (NOXs)
  • Type III Class 2 Hardcoat Anodized Finish
  • Match Grade 16″ Stainless Steel barrel
  • M4 Feed Ramps
  • Melonited Gas Block, Gas tube and M16 Bolt Carrier Group
  • Seekins Melonited Flash Hider

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