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FALKOR Defense “King” .30-Cal Breacher Muzzle Brake

Posted on February 12th, 2016 by ar15news

FALKOR Defense has been on a hot pace, introducing one new product after another and I think you’ll see that continue throughout 2016 for them. After their huge showing at SHOT last month they came home and got back to work. First up is this new “King” Breacher Muzzle Brake. The “King” is designed for use on barrels with a 5/8-24 thread and .30-Cal ammunition such as 300BLK or .308. As with all FALKOR Defense components and rifles, this thing is built to withstand a lifetime of abuse and then some. Read more about the “King” Breacher Muzzle Brake below, then head on over to www.FALKORDefense.com to purchase one for yourself.

FALKOR Defense KING Breacher Muzzle Brake 1FALKOR Defense KING Breacher Muzzle Brake 1

FALKOR Defense “King” Breacher

The “King” Breacher muzzle brake is designed with two elements in mind; kicking ass and minimizing recoil and muzzle rise. The “King” is designed specifically for .30-cal “battle rifles” utilizing a simple two port design with a diffused front baffle to help reduce back pressure.  The unique 2-port tapered design combined with an internal variable diameter chamber maximizes the efficiency of gas pressure distribution while the port shape redirects the flow to eliminate muzzle rise.  All FALKOR muzzle brakes are machined from 12L14 Steel and case hardened to a Rockwell hardness of 50c before the black Nitride finish process to insure longevity of the baffle integrity. The result is a simple and effective brake that will withstand the abuse of .30-caliber semi-auto use while sustaining precision on target.

*comes with a 5/8″ crush washer for installation

Weight: 3.01 oz

Length: 2″

Threads: 5/8 – 24 TPI (standard .30-cal)

Coating: Black Nitride

FALKOR Defense KING Breacher Muzzle Brake 1

http://falkordefense.com/shop/parts-accessories/falkor-king-breacher-muzzle-brake/

Sneak Peek!! Next Level Armament ELITE AR-15 Receiver Set

Posted on February 9th, 2016 by ar15news

Big thanks to Next Level Armament who shot me a sneak peek at their new ELITE AR-15 receiver set yesterday. The ELITE receiver set is a forged receiver set that has had material removed wherever possible without reducing the strength of the receiver. As you can see in the photos below they did not “skeletonize” the lower but just removed excess material creating recessed areas around important features of the lower. This won’t result in a massive amount of weight savings but there will be some and looks pretty awesome too. Although you can’t see it in this photos, the upper receiver has also received the same treatment as they have machined out the center of the 12 o’clock rail section and added their logo on the top at the charging handle opening.

Next Level Armament ELITE receiver set 2

Next Level Armament ELITE receiver set 1

While a receiver set like this from some other companies would break the bank, Next Level Armament will be offering these as matched sets for just $225. I was told they will have a few hundred back from anodizing and ready to ship by Wednesday (2-17-16) of next week. This is a great option for anyone looking for something a bit different than the run of the mill forged receiver set without paying the big bucks for a billet set. 

www.NextLevelArms.com

KAK Industry Adds 3 New 9mm Barrels To Their Value Line

Posted on February 6th, 2016 by ar15news

KAK Industry does a ton of OEM work for other companies, especially a lot of barrels. Since they’re already machining tons of barrels they decided to start offering a value line of barrels last year which has grown into a very large selection of available barrels. These barrels all have a Melonite finish inside and out are very well made. These are the type of barrels you would see on shelves for $175-200 all day long but because KAK Industry makes these themselves the price is usually closer to $100 and some times less. With the growing popularity of Pistol Caliber ARs, specifically 9mm, it was only a matter of time that KAK added 9mm barrels to the list. 

KAK Industry 9mm Value Line Barrels copy

KAK Industry just released 3 new 9mm barrels. These barrels are a 4″, 8″ and 16″. All have a Melonite finish, 1/2×36 threads and 1:10 Twist. As with pretty much all 9mm AR barrels, these are all Straight Blowback which means they do not require a Gas Block or Gas Tube. One of the most impressive points is that they start at just $80. Links and pics below.

KAK Industry 4″ 9mm Melonite Barrel  –  $80

KAK Industry 9mm barrel 4 inch

KAK Industry 8″ 9mm Melonite Barrel  –  $85

KAK Industry 9mm barrel 8 inch

KAK Industry 16″ 9mm Melonite Barrel  –  $100

KAK Industry 9mm barrel 16 inch

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

Blitzkrieg Components Chevron Front Sight Posts On Sale

Posted on February 3rd, 2016 by ar15news

I have a few of these Chevron Front Sight Posts from Blitzkrieg Components and love them. They are an awesome upgrade to any front sight that accepts a mil spec style threaded post. Instead of just a simple black post you have this super high contrast Chevron with a very fine point at the top. They offer these in an All Black, Black with White Stripe, Black with Luminescent Stripe and Black with Luminescent/Tritium Dot models. For the month of February, save $5 off all Chevron front sight posts and get Free Shipping. 

www.BlitzkriegComponents.com

Blitzkrieg Components Chevron Front Sight Post

Warrior Culture Gear 3 Year Anniversary Sale – 30% Off

Posted on February 3rd, 2016 by ar15news

My good friends over at Warrior Culture Gear, an awesome Veteran Owned and Operated Small Business, are celebrating their 3 Year Anniversary today. Hard to believe it has already been that long since they started making awesome pro-2A shirts, hats and other gear. Wether you’ve been admiring some Warrior Culture Gear awesomeness or are just hearing about them for the first time today, you can save 30% Off your order now through Friday (2/5/16) by using the code “THANKYOU3” at checkout. 

www.WarriorCultureGear.com

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Our 3 Year Anniversary Sale is On! Use Code: THANKYOU3 for 30% Off your order, the Biggest Discount we’ve done and a way to say Thank You! No You, No Us…That Simple. Order Now at:
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KAK Industry – LR-308 Carbine Heavy Buffer

Posted on January 26th, 2016 by ar15news

I have a few LR-308 rifles, two of which I have personally built myself. Both of those rifles I wanted to run a standard AR-15 stock and buffer tube on instead of say a .308 PRS. Not only is it nice to have the option to swap stocks with any of my other ARs or to use stocks such as the Magpul UBR but the AR-15 buffer tube is slightly shorter than the AR-10 buffer tube making it a bit more compact. I’ve shown this setup to tons of people and they love it. To do this I’ve used what is called an LR-308 Carbine Buffer and the LR-308 Carbine Spring.

LR-308 Carbine Buffer in RifleMy FALKOR Defense .308 16″ with a normal AR-15 UBR stock installed.

So far so good but I’ve been thinking about increasing the buffer weight to reduce felt recoil a bit and just make it even smoother. My current buffers weigh in at just 3.8 ounces which is pretty light. Most LR-308 Heavy Buffers are close to $100 so last night, when KAK Industry told me about there new LR-308 Carbine Heavy Buffer, I was all ears. 

As you may already know, KAK Industry makes all of their parts in house so they not only make sure their Quality Control is top notch but also they can pass on the savings to their customers. The new KAK LR-308 Carbine Heavy Buffer is made from superior 304 grade stainless steel for durability, hardness, and longevity vs the typical 303 grade stainless steel. They also have solid tungsten cores and weigh 5.5 ounces. Whats even more impressive is that they are selling them at just $55 each. At that price it is a no-brainer to upgrade to the heavy buffer.

KAK LR-308 Carbine Heavy Buffer

These are available for purchase now. I literally just ordered some other parts from KAK Industry last night and should have added a couple of these too. If you’ve got an 308 AR or are in the process of building one, and want to run an AR-15 buffer tube on it, my suggestion is to go with this LR-308 Carbine Heavy Buffer and an LR-308 Carbine Buffer Spring. KAK Industry is an awesome small business to show some support to.

KAK INDUSTRY 308 CARBINE HEAVY BUFFER
https://www.kakindustry.com/index.php/catalog/product/view/id/510/

LR-308 Carbine Buffer Spring
http://www.kakindustry.com/lr308-carbine-buffer-spring

PWS “Blem” Enhanced DI Bolt Carriers

Posted on January 15th, 2016 by ar15news

Got a spare bolt laying around that’s lonely for a carrier or maybe you just want to upgrade the standard BCG in your rifle? PWS (Primary Weapons Systems) has some of their Enhanced QPQ DI AR-15 Bolt Carriers in-stock that are basically used/blems. They were installed in rifles and have some wear marks but have been inspected, new gas key installed and are good to go. PWS complete DI BCGs go for around $249 but you can get a PWS DI Bolt Carrier for just $75. That’s not a bad price at all for the quality you’re getting. Keep in mind, this is just the Bolt Carrier, you will still need an AR-15 bolt to complete it.

www.PrimaryWeapons.com

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PWS di-carrier-cannon

First Look – Armaspec XPDW 5 Position Collapsable Stock

Posted on January 14th, 2016 by ar15news

Josh at Armaspec just sent me a few shots of his new XPDW 5 position collapsable stock. You might be thinking “Oh, great. Another expensive stock that requires a modified buffer system.” but that is not what you’re looking at. For starters, the new XPDW 5 position collapsable stock slides onto your standard AR-15 buffer tube and locks in place.  

Armaspec XPDW Stock 1

By using a standard buffer tube, spring and buffer it allows you to use any BCG you want and installation is much easier than other PDW style stocks. Because it does not have some large butt pad its also a bit more compact than most standard AR stocks.

Armaspec XPDW Stock 4

What really sets it apart though is the fact that the XPDW 5 position collapsable stock has an MSRP of only $179. Now obviously it will not be as ultra compact as some of the PDW systems out there just based on the use of a standard buffer tube but it will fill in a much needed gap between a standard stock and a $400 PDW style stock. 

For more information, be sure to follow Armaspec on both Facebook and Instagram. The new XPDW 5 position collapsable stock will be available for purchase soon from www.Armaspec.com.

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

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