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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.


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.


– 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

Modern Outfitters recently began offering their beautiful Spiral Fluted .223 Wylde barrels for individual purchase instead of just in a complete upper/rifle. These barrels are made from 4150 CMV steel, have a Melonite finish, 1:8 Twist, chambered in the awesome .223 Wylde (it’s a hybrid chamber that shoots both .223 and 5.56 but shoots 5.56 more accurately than a 5.56 barrel) and an 11 degree target crown. Currently you can choose between 14.7″ or 18″ barrel but I’ve heard there may be a 16″ version coming along shortly as well. 

Modern Carbine Spiral Fluted Barrel 2

Modern Carbine Spiral Fluted Barrel 2

Modern Carbine Spiral Fluted Barrel 2

These sold out pretty quick when they were first released but are now back in stock in limited quantities. If you want one I would suggest jumping on it now. Check out these awesome barrels and many other products at

3 New 5R Rifled .308 Barrels from Faxon Firearms

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by ar15news

If you remember back to the beginning of 2015 we predicted that the .308 AR market was going to explode and it absolutely did. The increase in demand for the AR-10 has brought great new products at amazing prices from many companies and that definitely includes Faxon Firearms. Faxon just added 3 more barrels to their line of .308 barrels bringing the total to 12 different models. These new barrels all feature 5R rifling vs the traditional rifling of the other .308 barrels Faxon offers and are available in 3 different models, all with a QPQ (Nitride, Melonite, same thing) finish.

The three new models are: 
16″ .308 – 4150 – Medium Taper – Mid Gas – QPQ 
18″ .308 – 4150 – Medium Taper – Mid Gas – QPQ 
18″ .308 – 416-R – Heavy Fluted – Mid Gas – QPQ 

Faxon .308 5R Barrels 1

These new barrels range in price from $269 to $329 and are available right now for both customers and dealers at


Posted on July 24th, 2015 by ar15news

Ever wanted to build a short barreled AR-10 SBR or AR Pistol? If you’ve been thinking about it, KAK Industry has a new package deal that you’re gonna love. Their new 10.5″ 7.62 NATO SPECIAL PACKAGE includes a 10.5″ 416 SS 7.62 NATO/.308 barrel with a 1:10 twist, a very nice KAK Industry solid stainless 308 carbine buffer and spring and the KAK’s Shockwave Tube and Shockwave Blade AR Pistol Stabilizer. The barrels are marked 7.62 NATO but are tested and approved to accept and use 308 Winchester as well. This is the perfect kit to get started on your new .308 AR Pistol or SBR. 

KAK 762 NATO Special Package Deal

Kurt from KAK Industry built this 10.5″ beast and was hitting 18 inch steel at 930 yards with Wolf 145 and handload 175 SMK.

KAK 762 NATO Special Package Deal 1

KAK 762 NATO Special Package Deal 1

In my mind I’m thinking it would be awesome to get another upper for my 18″ .308 I have now, SBR the lower and have a complete kit with one lower, an 18″ upper and a 10.5″ upper. If you’re looking to build a .308 AR Pistol or SBR like this, the kit with the barrel and KAK Shockwave Blade setup is available for purchase for a limited time at Don’t forget to browse the “308” section of the KAK Industry online store to check out a huge selection of 308 specific components. They even have billet aluminum .308 reloading blocks for you guys that are tier one hand loaders.

Umbrella Corporation Billet Receivers In-Stock

Posted on February 27th, 2015 by ar15news

One of the nicest billet lowers I own has been the UCWRG billet ambi lower receiver. It utilizes the A-DAC ambi bolt catch that is tied into the mag release and is such a beautiful piece of machining. Unfortunately they have almost never been in-stock…until now. Right now UCWRG has 45 billet lowers in-stock. I’ve also heard that those who ordered billet lowers have received shipping notices. If you want a chance to snag one, head on over to and pic one up for yourself today.

Umbrella Corp WRG Premium BCG 3

NEW!! Rainier Arms Gen 2 UltraMatch Billet Ambi Receiver Set

Posted on September 13th, 2014 by ar15news

Man, I gotta say, Rainier Arms is on a major roll lately. Not that they aren’t always awesome but lately they have been pumping out the new products. Just this week I told you about their updated RA Forged Lower with the A-DAC feature. Now they have released the updated version of their Billet Receiver Set. If you are a Billet Aficionado like I am, you will absolutely need to add the new Rainier Arms Gen 2 UltraMatch ambi billet receiver set to your collection. Priced at just $350 with Free Shipping this should be a no-brainer. 

Rainier Arms UltraMatch Gen 2 Billet Receiver Set 1 Rainier Arms UltraMatch Gen 2 Billet Receiver Set 1 Rainier Arms UltraMatch Gen 2 Billet Receiver Set 1

Our billet sets are CNC machined from solid billet 7075-T6 aluminum which is 70% stronger than the commonly used 6061 aluminum and finished with milspec hardcoat anodize to a surface hardness of 60 Rockwell. We have designed our lowers with an ambidextrous bolt release with extended latch for smoother deployment. The precision machining on our our billets are well known in the industry and we are excited to introduce our combo sets for your next rifle build.

• Ambidextrous Extended Bolt Release
• M4 Feed Ramps
• 7075 Billet Aluminum
• Flared Magwell
• Integrated Trigger Guard
• Tensioning Screw for proper Upper/Lower Fit

Purchase the new Rainier Arms Gen 2 UltraMatch Billet Ambi Receiver Set exclusively at

Smith & Bradley AR-15 Inspired Ambush Digital/Analog Watch

Posted on August 2nd, 2014 by ar15news

I’ve got to admit, I’ve always been a sucker for a nice watch, but I’m not talking about your super expensive, only wear 5 times a year type watches. I’m a sucker for a watch I can wear every day, all day and has some cool, useful features. That’s why I don’t own a ton of watches. Most watches are lacking in function, not durable enough for daily use and too expensive because of some brand name. Every once in a while I’ll run across a new watch that meets my requirements and I just have to have it, such as the new AR-15 Inspired watch called the Ambush Digital Analog Watch from Smith & Bradley.

Smith Bradley Ambush Digital Analog Watch 1

Smith & Bradley is a well known watch maker that makes some unique watches. Their new Ambush Digital Analog watch is really cool, built for every day use and features some subtle touches that were inspired by my favorite rifle, the AR-15. The bezel is designed to look similar to a 1913 picatinny rail. The Hour Hand has a red dot on the end and the Minute Hand has a hole like an AR-15 rear sight aperture. Once every hour these two hands line up like a front and rear sight. But that’s not where the “coolness” stops.

Smith Bradley Ambush Digital Analog Watch 2

Smith Bradley Ambush Digital Analog Watch 4

The Ambush is a combination Analog and Digital watch that allows you to have have dual time zones, chronograph, alarm, 100 Meter WR and a built in Compass as well. The digital portion has a Blue backlight and the hour and minute hands move out of the way during the digital function so they don’t block any of the digital windows. During compass mode, the Minute Hand points to true North and the Hour Hand shows your current heading. You can watch the video below.

Smith Bradley Ambush Digital Analog Watch 3

The Ambush is made of very high quality components and is very well thought out. The cool part is you can get in on these early like I am going to and save some money. Smith & Bradley have mastered the CrowdFunding marketing with 2 successful KickStarter campaigns already and a very good reputation for making an awesome watch. Just a few days into their current KickStarter campaign for the Ambush Digital Analog Watch and they are already 66% funded and will undoubtedly blow past their $40,000 goal quickly. By supporting the KickStarter campaign and getting in now you will save over $200 off of what will be the retail price once the campaign is over. 

Get more information and fund the Ambush Digital Analog Watch campaign at

*Photo courtesy of Smith & Bradley*

It’s Back!! Rainier Arms Upper Receiver Combo Deal

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by ar15news

Awhile back Rainier Arms came out with a great combo set which included their high quality mil spec M4 Forged Upper Receiver (includes forward assist and dust cover), a Rainier Arms Raptor ambi charging handle and a Rainier Arms Full Auto BCG. By bundling these together you can save over $50 on some really high quality parts for your build. At that time these sold out really fast. Just the other day I received an email saying they are back in-stock. This is the perfect way to start off a really high quality upper build. Check out the pics and details below. This upper combo can be purchased right now at

Rainier Arms Forged Upper Raptor Charging Handle Thunderbolt BCG 1 Rainier Arms Forged Upper Raptor Charging Handle Thunderbolt BCG 1

Introducing our Rainier Arms Upper Package. We have combined our Rainier Arms forged mil-spec upper receiver, Rainier Arms Raptor™, and Rainier Arms BCG phosphate to help our customers in completing their builds.

Upper Receiver Features:
–  Made from 7075 – T6 aluminum
–  Type III hard coat anodized
–  Matte black finish
–  Dry lube coating: Inside to reduce wear and adds lubricity
–  “T – Marked” engraved
–  M4 Feed Ramp

BCG Features:
–  Full Auto Carrier
–  Heat Treated
–  MP Tested Bolt
–  Shot Peened

We’ve always been close friends with the guys at Ranger Proof and posted about all of the past Ranger Proof Limited Edition rifles. The resounding feedback from people regarding these rifles has always been very high praise. This is primarily because DMack, the owner, is very meticulous about what parts he uses in these builds including what receivers they use. For the most recent run of Ranger Proof limited edition rifles they released their awesome brand new billet receivers. 

PWS Ranger Proof Billet Set 1

They completely sold out of that limited edition run but wanted to now offer their Ranger Proof billet receiver set to you guys at a really great deal. Not only do you get a great billet upper and lower receiver set but you also get to choose between Black, FDE, OD Green or Grey Cerakote. Better yet…these are just $325 Shipped to your FFL. If interested, send an email to

Don’t forget to head on over to the Ranger Proof Facebook Page and give them a “Like” as well for future rifle builds and deals. 

NEW!! Geissele Automatics SMR MK4 KeyMod Ultralight Rail

Posted on December 26th, 2013 by ar15news

I was kind of a late adopter of the Geissele SMR series of rails. I had never had the opportunity to try them out and just always had something come up when purchasing a new rail that kept me from going that route. Now that I have had the opportunity and own 2 of the Geissele SMR MK3 rails and have experienced how awesome they are, the only thing that keeps running through my mind is….Geissele SMR KeyMod! Geissele SMR KeyMod! Geissele SMR KeyMod! Well, it appears the wait is finally over. 

620 Geissele SMR MK4 KeyMod Ultralight Rail

The new Geissele Automatics SMR MK4 KeyMod Ultralight rail has been in the works for some time now. As you can see in the picture above, the SMR KeyMod rail is based off the lightweight Geissele SMR MK4. One of the biggest differences is that, unlike the standard MK4, the new KeyMod Ultralight rail will not feature the small quad rail near the front but have KeyMod extend all the way out to the front allowing the user more flexibility to place lights, laserts, grips and other accessories as far forward as they see fit. You can expect the SMR KeyMod to be just a tad heavier than the existing MK4 but not by much. These will be available in both 9.5″ and 13″ models and in your choice of Black or DDC (Desert Dirt Color).

The first shipment of Geissele SMR MK4 KeyMod Ultralight rails is on the way with pre-orders being taken by Deliberate Dynamics. Prices start at $300 for a Black 9.5″ rail and go up to $350 for a full 13″ DCC colored rail. Put your order in for one now at

Black Friday Sale – San Tan Tactical

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by ar15news

San Tan Tactical has a pretty sweet Black Friday Sale going on. They make a very unique all ambi billet lower. Now through Friday (11/28/13) when you purchase one of their billet lowers for $349.99 (normal retail is $379.99) you will also receive a FREE Battle Arms Development BAD-ASS selector and a set of the new Battle Arms Development EPS enhanced pins. That’s basically a $135 savings over the normal price when you use the discount code BAD-ASS-STT-15” at checkout. Head on over to and GeT sOmE!!

620 San Tan Tactical billet lower Stickman

620 San Tan Tactical billet lower UWone77

Black Friday Sales Are On San Tan Tactical!

With Every STT-15 Lower Purchased We Are Going To Include A Battle Arms Development BAD-ASS Safety Selector, AND A Set Of BAD-EPS Enhanced Pins! That’s A $105.00 Retail Value.

But To Do Black Friday San Tan Style, If You Use Promo Code BAD-ASS-STT-15 You Can Pick Up The New STT-15 With The BAD Pins & Selector for $349.00!

The Only Thing You Will Need Is A Trigger Group & Buffer\Butt Stock Assembly To Complete Your New STT-15!

Limited to quantities available. Shout it from the roof tops and let your friends know!

*Photos by Stickman and UWone77

Combo Deal For The AR15 Builder – Rainier Arms Upper/CH/BCG

Posted on August 10th, 2013 by ar15news

This combo deal that Rainier Arms just came out with is perfect for those who are looking to build a high quality rifle that will withstand years of abuse without breaking the bank. This combo includes a forged Rainier Arms upper receiver, RA Raptor Charging Handle and a RA Full Auto M16/AR15 BCG. If you were to add these items up individually you would pay just over $375 for the set but buy this combo deal and you will only pay $325. I’ll be the first to say that I am RA’s #1 fan. They have great quality products, at a great price and have the best customer service in the business. If you want to build an awesome AR15 upper, get this combo deal at

Rainier Arms Forged Upper Raptor Charging Handle Thunderbolt BCG 1

Rainier Arms Forged Upper Raptor Charging Handle Thunderbolt BCG 1

Introducing our Rainier Arms Upper Package. We have combined our Rainier Arms forged mil-spec upper receiver, Rainier Arms Raptor™, and Rainier Arms BCG phosphate to help our customers in completing their builds.

Normal Registered total price $375.35 You will save over $50 by purchasing the package!

Upper Receiver Features:
–  Made from 7075 – T6 aluminum

–  Type III hard coat anodized
–  Matte black finish
–  Dry lube coating: Inside to reduce wear and adds lubricity
–  “T – Marked” engraved
–  M4 Feed Ramp

BCG Features:
–  Full Auto Carrier

–  Heat Treated
–  MP Tested Bolt
–  Shot Peened

Purchase this complete package only at for just $325.

Umbrella Corporation Billet Lower Receiver Pre-Order

Posted on August 7th, 2013 by ar15news

I know a lot of you guys have been very interested in the Umbrella Corporation Weapons Research Group forged lower I built my AR Pistol around. Recently UCWRG released a series of pictures that revealed the long awaited Billet Lower. It turned out to be quite impressive. They said from the beginning that they weren’t going to cut any corners and true to their word, they didn’t. This attention to detail also means it isn’t cheap. The machining on this lower is one of, if not THE best I’ve seen. It also features the AXTS Weapons A-DAC ambi bolt catch system which if I remember correctly makes this the only non-AXTS lower to have that feature. Because of so many people begging for it, UCWRG decided to do a pre-order for these and also their forged lowers. These lowers are not in-stock yet but once you take a look at the pictures below, you’ll most likely want one just as bad as I do. Head on over to and place your pre-order for your choice of a BILLET or FORGED lower.

UCWRG Billet Lower Pre-Order 1 620

UCWRG Billet Lower Pre-Order 1 620

UCWRG Billet Lower Pre-Order 1 620

UCWRG Billet Lower Pre-Order 1 620

NEW!! Phantom Trekker SBR Bag from Tactical Tailor

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by ar15news

Ever heard a manufacturer refer to their new weapon case as a “Discreet” such and such case when it really just looks like a smaller version of a normal case? They either have Molle all over it or come in OD Green, Tan or better yet…MultiCam. Most of these “Discreet” cases aren’t that discreet on the outside but have some nice touches on the inside such as modular walls, Velcro tie-down loops etc. The guys at Tactical Tailor decided to use their expertise in making weapon cases and make a bag that no one would ever expect to see a weapon come out of. The Tactical Tailor Phantom Trekker SBR Bag basically looks like a really nice hiking backpack that chocked full of awesome ways to store either an SBR, AR Pistol or a Full Size AR with either a folding stock or broken down. Its also big enough to carry all of your other essentials as well and comes in a variety of colors. Just fair warning, this is not your Walmart/Target budget gun case. Tactical Tailor does whatever it takes to make a high quality product and that type of dedication to quality dictates a higher price. These run $350 which may create some sticker shock for some of you. For others it probably seems about right for the type of quality you expect from TT. Its kind of like the guys who buy an Arc’teryx jacket and pay a ton but they know they’ll still be wearing that jacket 10 years down the road. Check out the pictures below and then head on over to for more details and to purchase one of these sweet bags.

Tactical Tailor SBR Bag 1 620

Tactical Tailor SBR Bag 2 620

Tactical Tailor SBR Bag 3 620

**Photos by my buddy Jody at Crossfire**

Match Grade NiB .308 BCG – In-Stock NOW!!

Posted on June 21st, 2013 by ar15news

If you’ve been looking for a really nice Nickel Boron (NiB) Bolt Carrier Group for your DPMS Pattern .308 AR then you are going to love what I’ve found for you. Right now our friends over at Rainier Arms have 308 Nickel Boron Match Grade Bolt Carrier Assemblies in-stock and ready to ship. The best part is they are actually at a great price point for such a high quality .308 BCG. Check out the pics and details below. Purchase one for yourself at

Rainier Arms 308 Nickel Boron NiB BCG 1

308 Nickel Boron Match Grade Bolt Carrier Assembly

–  Style: DPMS Pattern Bolt Carrier Assembly designed to work with DPMS style barrel extension and compatible upper receivers. Always check compatibility prior to use in any firearm.

–  Match Grade: Machined using the most precise equipment in the industry, our equipment is capable of achieving the most demanding of tolerances typically in excess of (+/- .0003). When combined with other match grade components and ammunition these bolts are capable of producing accurate impacts of less than 1⁄2” moa at 100 yards.

–  Bolt: SAE 9310 High-Grade Steel, Case-Hardened, MPI tested, Nickel Boron Coated

–  Carrier: Mil-Spec 8620 Steel, Heat Treated, Full Auto Rated, MPI tested, Nickel Boron Coated.

–  Gas Key: Original Colt Staked with Mil-Spec screws , Nickel Boron Coated

–  Cam Pin: Heat treated, Nickel Boron Coated

–  Info On Nickel Boron: 68 Rockwell C is 40% more wear resistant than chrome plating, with an ultra-low friction coefficient. Surface is actually harder than the substrate underneath and will not peel, flake, gall or rub off.

Purchase at

Rainier Arms 308 Nickel Boron NiB BCG 2

Rainier Arms 308 Nickel Boron NiB BCG 2

Rainier Arms 308 Nickel Boron NiB BCG 2



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