If you’re an AR builder, you’d have to be hiding under a rock to not know who Cross Machine Tool is. They started out making billet lower receivers, then added billet uppers, innovative billet lowers with intregrated PDW stock systems, AR-10 receiver sets and muzzle brakes. Most recently they have introduced their UHPR line of handguards. First was the MOD1 which deleted all but the very front of the 12 o’clock picatinny rail. Today the new UHPR MOD2 M-LOK rails are available and they feature a full 12 o’clock picatinny rail section with M-LOK mounting slots at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions.
The new Cross Machine Tool UHPR MOD 2 handguards are available in 6.7″, 9.5″, 13.7″ and 15″ lengths. Rainier Arms has secured the exclusive introduction on these rails and is offering them at a limited time introductory price. These rails are a crazy good value with the 6.7″ starting at $138 all the way up to the 15″ which is still just $170. If you’re looking for an awesome new rail for your AR, head on over to www.RainierArms.com and snag one of these new CMT MOD2 rails.
ETS Group Glock mags have been a huge hit ever since their introduction last year. Part of the reason for their popularity is that they cost quite a bit less than an OEM Glock mag and the transparent body looks awesome too. I bought some of the 31rd 9mm Glock mags from ETS a while back to use in my QuarterCircle10 AR9 and they have been awesome. They function flawlessly and are the only mags I have that will reliably lock the bolt back on an empty mag. They currently offer eight different 9mm Glock magazines and now they have added six new .40 Cal Glock magazines. Those new mags are 9rd, 13rd, 16rd, Competition Legal 19rd, Competition Legal 24rd and a 31rd.
These new ETS Group .40 Cal Glock Mags start at just $16.99 but ETS is offering an introductory discount code which will save you 15% off. Just use the code “ETS40” during checkout at www.ETSGroup.us.
Seems like Tyrant Designs keeps making cooler and cooler looking products. This new MOD ForeGrip is the first in a series of ForeGrips that will be made by Tyrant Designs CNC. The main body of the grip is metal with polymer finger straps and is compatible with both KeyMod and MLOK handguards. Definitely looking forward to seeing the rest of this line. Check out the press release and images below.
TYRANT DESIGNS CNC ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST OF THEIR NEW LINE OF FOREGRIPS, THE MOD ForeGrip SERIES!
Tyrant Designs CNC, an industry leader in high-end aftermarket AR grips, has announced the release of their new line of foregrips. The MOD ForeGrip, available in black, red, blue (soon), and grey is CNC machined from a single piece of aerospace grade aluminum. The grip weighs in at a lightweight 1.7 ounces and is fully M-LOK and Keymod compatible.
Photo by Down Range Photography
“The MOD ForeGrip is the first installment in our new line of foregrips! Designed to match our very successful MOD AR-15 Pistol Grip, it too has an aluminum body with a polymer finger strap. With a specially designed mounting system, it is compatible with both M-LOK and Keymod rails. Meaning with just a quick change in hardware (that is supplied with the grip when purchased) it can be mounted on either type of rail system. We believe that this is the type of versatility that operators need in order to furnish multiple weapons. The polymer strap helps the operator instantly feel comfortable with the foregrip and give them the confidence needed for any type of situation. We feel that foregrips are a great solution for anyone who desires more muzzle control, and we look forward to adding more to this line in 2017! “
Tyrant Designs CNC is an AR accessories manufacturer based just outside of Chicago. They have had several successful designs for AR pistol grips and have plans to expand into other AR accessories for 2017.
Tyrant Designs CNC, LLC
10134 Pacific Ave
Franklin Park, Il 60131
Additional photos of the new Tyrant Designs CNC MOD ForeGrip.
Photo by Greg Skaz Photography. All Black MOD ForeGrip
Photo by Greg Skaz Photography. Black and Red MOD ForeGrip with matching MOD Grip.
Photo by Greg Skaz Photography. Red MOD ForeGrip with Red LWP Grip.
GRANTS PASS, OREGON, DECEMBER 12, 2016 — After meeting Alex West (Founder / Director of 1MWave) for some carne asada tacos outside of Coronado California earlier this year, Lorina Noveske wanted to help raise money for this amazing non-profit group after learning about their efforts in aiding disabled vets.
Here’s the scoop on One More Wave: One More Wave is an non-profit charity started by US Navy veterans with the focus of enhancing the recovery of wounded or disabled vets via ocean therapy. They work with vets who have a wide range of disabilities, and customize surfboards to suit the specific injury. These surfboards are customized with graphics, and when needed, customized for performance adapting to specific physical disabilities.
Noveske will be releasing a special OMW rifle featuring our new NHR M-Lok hand guard, Gen III receiver set (including an engraved 1MWave Logo), Super Badass Charging Handle and more to raise funds for 1MWave. The rifle will sell for $2,350 with a sizable donation from each rifle going directly to helping vets.
Link to purchase: http://www.noveske.
Speaking specifically about the partnership, Lorina Noveske said “One More Wave is an organization that resonates deeply with something we at NOVESKE believe in: honoring the hard-fought American Lifestyle, and supporting those who put themselves on the line to protect it. Ultimately, we want these guys and girls home, and UUULTIMATELYYY, we want to see them live the life they f***ing fought for!!!! One More Wave gets them surfing, and helps them heal!!!”
Kyle Buckett, Vice President of One More Wave, added “Since 1MWave is 100% volunteer non-profit, the proceeds from this rifle will go directly to supporting wounded and disabled veterans. 1MWave will be able to continue providing the veterans they serve with custom surfing equipment and assistance. This equipment enables the veterans to achieve Ocean therapy, which is part of the healing process for issues our veterans may be dealing with like PTSD, TBI, depression, anger, anxiety, sleep apnea and many others.”
Noveske is proud to partner with One More Wave to help raise money for the creation of these fully customized surfboards. A large portion of the profit of the One More Wave rifle will be donated to aid in offsetting the cost of building the boards, and providing each vet with a special, life changing experience.
Each month AERO Precision introduces a new “Builder Set” which usually consists of an Upper, Lower and Handguard that have a unique custom finish on them. AERO Precision just released their December Builder Set which has the AERO Gen2 stripped forged lower, M4E1 Enhanced Upper Receiver, 15″ Handguard and Trigger Guard that have the Battleworn Copper/Black finish. If you are looking to start a new build you need to jump on this as the MLOK sets are already sold out and I’m sure the KeyMod will be soon.
Purchase now at www.AEROPrecisionUSA.com
Tyrant Designs has expanded their grip options to now include the MOD ForeGrip. The MOD ForeGrip features an all metal grip body with polymer straps that are similar in design and looks to their most popular pistol grip called the MOD Grip. The MOD ForeGrip is available in Black, Gray and Red and will definitely add a cool look to your AR. Another cool feature is that you don’t have to pick between MLOK or KeyMod as it will work on both.
– Durable (polymer straps and aluminum body, near indestructible)
– Interchangeable with M-LOK and KeyMod
– Lightweight- 1.7 oz
– Beadblasted and Hardcoat anodized Black
– Comfortable (chamfered edges for a smooth feel)
– Temperature variation resistent
– Polymer strap
– Comes with everything needed for installation (screws and allen keys)
Rainier Arms has secured the first run of Tyrant Designs MOD ForeGrips and is offering them at an introductory price. Head on over to www.RainierArms.com to order one for yourself. These will ship in about 2 weeks.
(CINCINNATI, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of two new MuzzLok® muzzle devices, the GUNNER 3-Port Muzzle Brake and FLAME Tri Prong Flash Hider. Available for order today, the new muzzle devices expand upon Faxon’s originally invented MuzzLok® system which has included the LOUDMOUTH single-port brakes. MuzzLok® muzzle devices do not require crush washers to mount and time a device.
The GUNNER and FLAME are duty-ready in any condition. Both muzzle devices are manufactured from gun-barrel quality steel and QPQ salt bath nitride finished to match our barrels, maximize durability, and increase corrosion resistance.
The GUNNER 3-Port Muzzle Brake was designed by Faxon’s competition shooting staff to blend usability, versatility, and recoil reduction. For all barrel lengths, the GUNNER reduces recoil by more than 50%. Changing objectives, the FLAME flash hider virtually eliminates secondary ignitions at the muzzle, making muzzle flash nearly nonexistent.
“We are thrilled to be expanding the MuzzLok® line of products with the GUNNER and FLAME devices. Both meet shooters’ objectives for versatility and recoil or flash reduction,” said Nathanial Schueth, Director of Sales & Product Development. “The GUNNER and FLAME for 5.56 are just the first of many more devices to come using MuzzLok® technology.”
The two muzzle devices are designed for employment on 5.56 NATO / .223 Remington weapon systems. Both feature concentric 1/2×28 TPI threads for matching up to any commonly threaded barrel. Retail for both is set at $59.99, including the MuzzLok® nut. The GUNNER and FLAME are available directly from Faxon and shipping soon to Faxon’s dealer network.
Muzzle Device Specifications:
GUNNER 3 Port Muzzle Brake:
– Material: Gun Barrel Quality Steel
– Finish: QPQ Salt Bath Nitride
– Thread: 1/2″-28 TPI
– Weight: 2.9 ounces w/ MuzzLok Nut
– Length: 2.4 inches w/ MuzzLok Nut
– Diameter: 0.9″
– Caliber: .223/5.56
FLAME Tri Prong Flash Hider:
– Material: Gun Barrel Quality Steel
– Finish: QPQ Salt Bath Nitride
– Thread: 1/2″-28 TPI
– Weight: 3.36 ounces w/ MuzzLok Nut
– Length: 2.6 inches w/ MuzzLok Nut
– Diameter: 0.9″
– Caliber: .223/5.56
About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms marketplace. Faxon focuses on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, upper receivers, and now more MuzzLok® (crush-washer free) muzzle devices, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers and OEM accounts are welcome.
The guys at Fortis Manufacturing never stop! They are always looking at unique and innovative ways to improve or redesign parts for the AR. Their new LA Stock or Lever Action Stock is an all aluminum collapsible stock that can be adjusted using the handle that looks and moves much like a Lever Action rifle. Once you’ve adjusted the stock you use the Lever Action to clamp down on the buffer tube making for a stock with absolutely zero wobble. So far we just have computer generated photos which you can see below. I’ll be sure to update this article as more details and pictures become available.
When designing our newest line to our Fortis family of products, we spent a lot of time thinking about the over all design and function of our buttstock. Lightweight? Of course, we helped start the change in the industry with our lightweight designs – but we also like our products to be robust and withstand the abuse we throw at it. Form as well as function each and every product we introduce – that’s Fortis.
Introducing our newest part – our aluminum butt stock, the Fortis LA™. It’s an all aluminum Lever Action (LA) stock that utilizes mil-spec buffer tubes. That’s right – slip off the plastic stock and upgrade your rifle immediately. The lever action is what clamps down onto the buffer tube so there’s no rattle or movement and our patent pending design is is one of a kind.
– Material: Aircraft Grade 6061-T6 Aluminum
– Finish: Military Specification Type III Hard Coat Anodized
– Fits standard milspec buffer tubes (not included)
– Lever action tightens onto the buffer tube for robust grip and no rattle
– Weight – TBD – but you won’t be disappointed
– Made in the USA!
Keep an eye here on AR15NEWS for additional updates regarding the new Fortis LA Stock. You can also head on over to www.FortisMfg.com and sign up to be notified when the LA Stock in available for purchase.
Our friends at FightLite Industries have been working overtime behind the scenes on some really cool new projects. They’ve thrown a couple of teasers out showing a new Pistol Caliber Carbine. Pistol Caliber AR’s are one of the most active parts of the AR market right now. More and more companies are joining that segment and producing their own product but most are just “me too” products. FightLite is a pretty innovative company so its no surprise they weren’t going to just produce a basic product.
Here’s what we know! The three things that stand out the most to me about this setup are …
-1. It’s Caliber convertible at user level….22LR, 9mm, .40S&W, 10mm, .45ACP.
-2. It can use Glock, Beretta, CZ, S&W, Springfield and Sig mags.
-3. It appears it is a side charging upper with the handle positioned right at the front of the upper receiver.
The modularity of Caliber and Magazine compatibility make the possibilities pretty much endless and give the end user the ability to make one build and customize it to fit their current needs. Here are a couple of full auto videos for you to check out. Although it is shown in raw aluminum it will have a anodized finish.
We’ll continue to keep an eye out for additional information regarding this new product and will reach out to FightLite for some exclusive content to share. If you would like to be one of the first to know about FightLite Industry news I would suggest giving them a follow on the FightLite.Industries Instagram Account.
If you’ve been looking for BUIS lately you’ve probably noticed that what used to be a one or two dog show has all of a sudden become a main event with some really nice contenders. Now you have to decide… “Are these bulky sights okay or should I look for a super compact set?”, “Do I want to go really cheap or really expensive?”, “Do I want normal 90 degree BUIS or should I go for a set of offset ones?”, on and on the decision making goes until your head is spinning. Apparently Griffin Armament has had this same experience because their new M2 (Micro Modular) Sights address all of that and more. The new M2 Sights are very compact, can be user configured in 90 degree or 45 degree offset and the price point even for the complete “Full Deployment Kit” is right in line or cheaper than many non-modular BUIS.
The M2 Sights can be purchased in a 90 Degree Kit, 45 Degree Offset Kit or the Full Deployment Kit which comes with both 90 Degree and 45 Degree mount plates. The Full Deployment Kit retails for just $185. They also sell just the mounting plates, so if you go for a 90 Degree now instead of the full kit you can still convert them to 45 Degree Offset BUIS down the road. Read more about this awesome new product below or head on over to www.GriffinArmament.com.
Griffin Armament is proud to introduce affordable Micro Modular Sights (M2) compatible with Picatinny rail systems. Griffin M2 sights offer an industry first, patent pending, modular base plate system. Constructed from QPQ Treated 17-4 and ordnance grade steel, Griffin M2 Sights were designed to be the correct product for every backup sight application.
A shooter can use these durable, low profile sights in a 12 o’clock mounted application while having the flexibility to reconfigure them to ambidextrous 45 degree angle sights using the alternate and available angle plates. This flexibility ensures these sights can be used by anyone and will never end up in a box of undesirable legacy kit. The full M2 deployment kit includes the front and rear sight assemblies as well as both vertical and angled bases for a complete modular system. However, sights and bases are available separately for users who wish to buy parts as needed. The front A2 sight provides elevation adjustment while ensuring maximum aftermarket support for your favorite post, be it tritium, fiber optic, match grade, or otherwise. An extremely low profile, snag resistant, slotted rear windage screw, affords easy but more importantly secure adjustability.
Robust spring tension of both front and rear flip up assemblies ensures accurate repeatability every time the sight towers are actuated.
Never before has a product in this category offer this degree of flexibility. Griffin M2 Sights have a minimal foot print, and are among the smallest backup sights on the market. For a mere 2 and half ounces your rifle can be equipped with a durable iron sight system, to provide aiming capability in rain, snow, or fog, on or off axis without dependence on batteries or glass.
The guys at Tyrant Designs CNC just launched their new MOD ForeGrip and are offering it at an Introductory Price along with discounts on all other products and FREE SHIPPING for Cyber Monday. Head on over to www.TyrantCNC.com to check out the products and sales.
Rebel Arms Black Friday Sale!!
Rebel Arms is running a 10% off sale with the coupon Code: BFREBEL10. We released two new rifles the RBR-15 MOD 2.1 and The Lightning MOD 2.1. They are 14.5″ barreled rifles. The Price on those rifles are $1499.99, use the code to save 10% at checkout. We are also running a special on the new RBR-15 MOD 2.1 and Lightning MOD 2.1 complete uppers. There are $100.00 off the retail price and the costumer can use the coupon to save another 10% on the purchase.
Griffin Armament is offering 30% off of their Furniture Kits and 30% off of their new M2 (Micro Modular) Sights. I’ve been wanting to buy some new BUIS for a while and just haven’t been really excited about any until I saw these. Will be picking up a few sets myself. If you want to get in on these deals, head on over to www.GriffinArmament.com and get to shopping. No discount code to worry about. Discounts are already shown on the product pricing. Get some!!
ETS Group (Elite Tactical Systems Group) is offering 20% off all products on their website. This sale includes both AR and Glock mags. Get stocked up on these awesome mags using the code “BLACKFRIDAY” during checkout on www.ETSGroup.us.
Photo by YoungBuckDave
We wanted to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving. Our black Friday discount is 20% off everything. Use discount code: BLACKFRIDAY
Black Rhino Concealment is offering 15% off site wide when you use the discount code “BLKFRI16” at checkout. This sale runs now through Sunday the 27th. Take advantage of this deal and get some awesome Kydex Holsters, AR and Pistol Mag Carriers, etc at www.BlackRhinoConcealment.com.
We are having a Black Friday Sale. Get 15% off your total order with coupon code BLKFRI16. You can enter the code under the cart page just before checkout. Sale ends on Nov. 27th