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NEW!! Rainier Arms MTG (Modified Trigger Guard)

Posted on August 2nd, 2014 by ar15news

A few days ago Rainier Arms released their new MTG which stands for Modified Trigger Guard. The MTG is a direct replacement for your standard AR-15 trigger guard with some pretty awesome upgrades. First and Foremost, the MTG does not require the use of roll pins to install it like a standard trigger guard does. Both the front and rear holes of the MTG are tapped and use the supplied screws to hold it in place. Its also curved to allow more room inside the trigger area to accommodate for the use of gloves. and has a unique cutout design that just looks cool. The first run of these sold out within minutes but they just got some more in-stocck and are available for sale again in Black, FDE and 3Gun Red. At just $18.95 shipped its hard to pass these up.

Rainier Arms MTG 1Rainier Arms MTG 2

Rainier Arms MTG 2

Rainier Arms MTG 2

Rainier Arms is known for constantly pushing the envelope on product development. The MTG™ is no exception and another perfect example of striving for perfection. The lines are beautiful and flows and blends perfectly with AR15 forged lowers. The added space in the trigger pocket allows better weapons manipulation while wearing gloves. The chamfered edges towards the rear of the MTG™ adds a great deal of comfort to the resting finger as it rides on the pistol grip. The tapped installation holes with the supplied setscrews allow for easy installation. As well as the designed cutout in the center of the MTG™ which adds additional beauty to this extremely functional trigger guard. Currently offered in Anodized Black, Cerakoted Dark Earth, Rainier Concrete (sold out) & 3Gun Red.

Purchase a Rainier Arms MTG  -  Black
Purchase a Rainier Arms MTG  -  FDE
Purchase a Rainier Arms MTG  -  3Gun RED

NEW!! Trigger and Hammer Jig from Strike Industries

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by ar15news

Now, I’m not sure how many of you guys will think this new Trigger and Hammer Jig is cool but I’m kind of an AR Nerd and am all about stuff like this. The Strike Industries Trigger and Hammer Jig is a skeletonized block that represents the Fire Control Pocket of an AR-15 lower. It will accommodate an AR-15 Trigger and Hammer Assembly, Safety Selector and Pistol Grip. I can already think of multiple scenarios where this would be an awesome tool to have.

Strike Industries AR Hammer adn Trigger Jig 1

For myself, it would have been a great tool years ago when I was learning how to build AR’s. Being able to see exactly how an AR-15 trigger works, how the installation should look, etc. would have been a really nice tool.

From a retailers point of view this could be an invaluable tool to have in the showroom to let people try out different triggers that are offered. I’ve written a lot of articles about new trigger groups that are available and one thing everyone says is, “I wish I could try it before I by it.”. By having this available in a showroom the Joe Blow’s Gun Shop would be able to let customers try out different trigger upgrades without having a bunch of assembled lowers sitting around. This jig even has a built in plastic block that allows you to dry-fire the trigger without damaging the Hammer or Jig.

Another way the Trigger and Hammer Jig could come in handy is for those of us who do our own DIY Trigger Jobs. With a jig like this you will be able to see how the Trigger and Hammer are working together and make and educated adjustment that will hopefully make fine tuning your AR-15 trigger a breeze. You can also put the jig in a vice and measure trigger pull easily as well.

Strike Industries AR Hammer adn Trigger Jig 2

Strike Industries AR Hammer adn Trigger Jig 2

I’m sure I could come up with other useful ideas for this product but the point is, for an AR owner, this is pretty cool. The AR-15 Trigger and Hammer Jig is available for purchase right now for just $39.95 from www.StrikeIndustries.com.

NEW!! Pray Hard / Shoot Straight AR Dust Cover

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by ar15news

Most of you have probably heard of Dustin Ellermann. Dustin not only was the Grand Prize Winner of Season 3 on Top Shot, he’s also the director of Camp His Way and has the reputation as one of the nicest all around guys you’ll meet. He just introduced a new AR Dust Cover that has the laser engraving “Pray Hard” on the outside and “Shoot Straight” on the inside. The sale of these Dust Covers as well as other products on his website go towards helping fund Camp His Way. If you like the message and want to support Dustin and Camp His Way, head on over to www.TopShotDustin.com and get one for yourself. 

Dustin Ellermann - Camp His Way - Pray Hard Shoot Straight AR Dust Cover

TacStrike CPaSS Target Carriers On Sale

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by ar15news

My buddy Rob over at TacStrike makes some really awesome Steel Targets and Target Carriers. One of his most popular target carriers is the CPaSS which stands for “Carrier: Portable and Self Staking”. As you may have gathered from the name, it is a Target Carrier that is portable because it folds up into an easily carried shape. It also features a leg that folds out and stakes into the ground to add stability and keep your target from falling over when the wind blows. All you do after that is add some 2×2 wooden posts, attach a target and you’re ready to blast away. Right now he has these target carriers on sale for just $40.50 but there are not a ton left in-stock. Jump on one of these before they’re all gone at www.TacStrike.com.

TacStrike CPaSS 1 copy

TacStrike CPaSS 1 copy

TacStrike CPaSS 1 copy

TacStrike CPaSS 1 copy

TacStrike CPaSS 1 copy

NEW!! Hogue AR-15 Stocks and Trigger Guards

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by ar15news

Most people, even with limited gun experience, know the name Hogue. They are pretty synonymous with any type of rubber OverMolded grip for Handguns or Rifles. Recently they decided to add a few more products to their lineup. The recently released products include an AR-15 collapsible stock and a new G-10 AR-15 Trigger Guard. 

The Hogue collapsible stock made from a lightweight reinforced polymer coming in at just 8.3 ounces and features rubber OverMolded sections on the Buttpad and Cheek Rest area. The stock has an Anti Rattle design, 3 different QD sling attachment points and is made in the USA with a starting MSRP of just $59.95. Details and purchasing info at www.HogueStore.com.

Hogue Collapsible AR-15 Stock 1

Hogue Collapsible AR-15 Stock 1

The other recent addition we mentioned is the G-10 Trigger Guard. These Trigger Guards come in the standard Flat style and in a Contoured (aka Winter Trigger Guard) style. G-10 is a very strong lightweight material that is typically used in making knife handles. I’m not so much a huge fan of the straight design but the Contoured ones look pretty neat. These are also available at www.HogueStore.com starting at $24.95 each. 

Hogue AR-15 G-10 Trigger Guard 2

Hogue AR-15 G-10 Trigger Guard 2

Great Deal!! Sig Sauer SB15 Arm Brace for $98

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by ar15news

Our friends at Damage Industries just received some Sig Sauer SB15 Arm Braces in both Black and FDE. They just so happen to be offering a site wide Summer Savings of 30%. Use the code “SUMMER30” at checkout and the price drops down to just $98 which is the cheapest I’ve seen anywhere. Snag a couple more for yourself at www.DamageIndustriesLLC.com.

Sig Sauer SB15 Arm Brace On Sale

Sig Arm braces back in stock: Black & FDE available

Very limited qty, use coupon code SUMMER30 for 30% off!

http://damageindustriesllc.com/product/arm-brace-ar-15-pistol

NEW!! Fortis Mfg .308 RED Muzzle Brake

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by ar15news

Fortis Manufacturing, best known for their REV rail, has been very busy lately making awesome AR-15 accessories such as Aimpoint Mounts, Vertical Grips and Muzzle Devices. They have now introduced the .308 (7.62) version of their popular RED (Rapid Engagement Device) muzzle brake. It does look quite a bit different than the original 5.56 RED but has the same type of performance that you expect from Fortis Mfg. Take a look at the pics below. The .308 RED is now available for purchase through REVOLVR.com for just $59.95 and will be soon be available through FortisMfg.com.

Fortis 308 RED 2

Fortis 308 RED 2

Fortis 308 RED 2

The new Rapid Engagement Device, or better known as the Fortis RED™ 308 version, is a brake that stays true to our brand. Fortis wanted to develop, engineer, and design a military grade accessory that not only functions great, but looks great also. Tested and evaluated by people in the military and law enforcement community – then put to the test by members of the 3 gun community, we came up with this design. Tested under harsh full auto conditions, the RED™ doesn’t disappoint. Keep your speed and accuracy up. Put more down range and on target. Try out the Fortis RED™ 308 and let them know what you think! Features: 303 Stainless Steel, For the .308 / 7.62, 5/8 x 24 TPI, Comes with a crush washer, 3.8 ounces, 2.75 inches, Made in America.

http://www.revolvr.com/new-fortis-compensator-redtm-308.html

Brownells BVL-530 Flashlight On Sale Today Only

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by ar15news

I’ve been handling one of the new Brownells BVL-530 flashlights for some time now and have been very pleased with it so far. It has a great size at just 5.5 inches long and boasts a 530 lumen output. It also has a removable pocket clip and lanyard ring. The battery compartment is double o-ring sealed and the light end has a large o-ring as well making it waterproof. This light is already a great bargain at its usual price of just $79.95 but today only they are selling them for $59.95. If you’re looking for a nice light that won’t break the bank, check out the BVL-530 info below, then head on over to www.Brownells.com.

Brownells BCL-530 Flashlight 1

Brownells BCL-530 Flashlight 2

Brownells BCL-530 Flashlight 2

The compact, amazingly powerful BVL530 is the light to have when you need emergency or supplemental lighting. At less than 5-1/2″ long, it’s small enough to go with you everywhere, so you’ll have it whenever you need it. Don’t be deceived by the size – the BVL530 delivers power that belies its small stature. An ultra-reliable, shockproof, CREE® XM-L2 LED emitter gives an astonishing 530 lumens maximum output that will illuminate the darkest corners. The Low (175 lumen) mode is brighter than “high” mode on a lot of other lights, and there’s a power-saving Ultra-Low (13 lumen) mode, too. High mode can be set to steady-on or strobe. Change modes by hitting a simple sequence of “clicks” on the sealed rubber tailcap switch.

All this power sticks around, too: you get up to 2.5 hours continuous output in High mode, and an amazing 9 hours in Low.

The rugged, machined aluminum body is 1” wide, so it’ll fit a lot of popular gun mounts, and O-ring sealed to make it waterproof. It’s topped with a stainless steel “strike” bezel for emergency self-defense. The light runs on two readily available CR-123A lithium batteries (not included) because so many law enforcement, military, and civilian shooters already have devices that use those.

Includes accessories to help you customize your BVL530 to your needs: a spring-steel pocket clip and a free-spinning lanyard loop that rotates a full 360° so the lanyard (also included) won’t get tangled. There’s a silicone rubber ring that slides over the body to serve as a finger stop when employing the popular “syringe” grip technique. All of these items are easily installed and removed as you need them.

www.Brownells.com

NEW!! Fortis Mfg KeyMod Rail Sections

Posted on July 12th, 2014 by ar15news

Fortis Manufacturing is always coming up with some very cool designs for their new products and their new KeyMod Rail Sections are no different. The whole idea for KeyMod was to be a direct attachment system for accessories but there are so many 1913 compatible accessories and not enough KeyMod direct attach accessories so manufacturers have to make 1913 rail sections that mount to a KeyMod rail. Pretty funny, right!? Well the cool part is it does make the placement of the rail sections modular and you don’t have to use a complete Quad rail which saves weight. Fortis just introduced their new KeyMod 1913 Rail Sections but did something pretty cool to set theirs apart from other similar options on the market. They hid the attachment screws inside of the rail, eliminating any signs of the screw head. This is not major big news or anything but it does look pretty sweet. If you’re looking for a rail section for your KeyMod handguard, give the Fortis Mfg KeyMod Rail Section a look. 

Fortis Mfg KeyMod Rail Section 1

Fortis Mfg KeyMod Rail Section 1

Fortis Mfg KeyMod Rail Section 1

Fortis designed their rail pieces with a self contained assembly that has no visible signs of the screw head. Available in three different lengths. Features: • Material: Aircraft Grade 6061-T6 Aluminum • Finish: Military Specification Type III Hard Coat Anodized • Lengths: 4 slot – 2.3″, 8 slot – 4″, 12 slot – 5.5″ (Small, Medium, Large) • Made to the Mil-Standard 1913 pictatinny specifications • Fits all KeyMod mounting surfaces • Made in the USA! Small Made in USA flag

The Fortis Mfg KeyMod rail sections are available for purchase only on www.REVOLVR.com or on the REVOLVR App for Android devices.  

NEW!! James Madison Tactical Gen 2 Polymer/Composite Lower

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by ar15news

James Madison Tactical has made a great name for themselves in the 80% Polymer/Composite AR Lower market by making what I would say is the best 80% Polymer / Composite lower out there. They went to great lengths to strengthen the necessary areas that have been failure points on other polymer lowers in the past but the material itself also makes a huge different. The guys at JMT have spent most of their career manufacturing amazing $1,000,000 kit Jet planes called the ViperJet that you can build at home. They then took their expertise in AERO Space polymers that are strong enough to be used in airplanes and used that same material to build a high quality, reinforced AR15 80% lower. The Gen 1 lowers were fantastic but now JMT has upped their game with the Gen 2 lower adding lots of enhancements.

Some of the enhancements are to further strengthen the design but a couple are cosmetic and they look awesome. One such upgrade is the webbing pattern on the magwell that is reminiscent of the PMAG design. The other is they removed the large “JMT” logo from the side of the magwell and replaced it with a much smaller logo on the Pivot Pin Spring Housing.  Oh yeah, the machining jig you need to complete the lower comes FREE with the purchase every lower and the price is just $99.95 each. Take a few minutes to read the official press release below and check out the pics of the new lower. Purchase links are at the bottom.

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James Madison Tactical (JMT) introduces the superior Gen 2 polymer/composite fiber
lower receiver for the AR-15 platform.

James Madison Tactical, llc introduces our superior Gen 2 Polymer / Composite AR-15 lower receiver. JMT has made the best even better, known for their high quality and rugged 80% receiver. As we know JMT has incorporated new material technology and manufacturing processes for enhanced durability, strength and reliability but we have added a few more upgrades making it the best Polymer / Composite lower on the market today.

JMT Polymer Lower Gen2 1

GEN 2 Enhancements:

1. Extended box sections on upper fire control pocket.
2. Box section on upper top left of magazine well.
3. Extended bolt release pin posts.
4. Magazine webbed pattern.
5. New GEN 2 logo placement.

The JMT 80% lower also comes with a specially designed 3-piece machining jig with every order. This allows the user to machine the JMT 80% polymer/composite fiber lower receiver with ease and precision using simple tools.

The first thing users will notice is the JMT 80% lower receiver looks beefed up from the outside and rightly so. JMT has managed to add even more enhancements to the already strong making it even stronger. JMT also offers 3 popular colors (Black, FDE and ODG).

JMT Polymer Lower Gen2 3

You can purchase the new Gen 2 JMT 80% lowers directly from JamesMadisonTactical.com or from many of your usual favorite retailers such as RainierArms.com, etc. 

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