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Damage Industries – Holiday Blowout Sale

Posted on November 21st, 2013 by ar15news

Damage Industries is having a Holiday Blowout Sale that you’re definitely going to want to check out. They’ve sort of combined some of their previous Deal of the Week items with some great prices on items such as a M4 Collapsible Buttstock, etc. Be sure to take a look around at You might even find some good holiday gifts there.

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Now through Dec 2nd:

All AR-15 Spare Parts Kits on sale.
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE for All QD Swivels and Multi-Mounts.
M4 Carbine Buttstock $19.95
1/2 x 28 compensator $9.95
And more.

Black Friday 2013 Sale – AERO Preicison

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by ar15news

AERO Precision has jump started the “Black Rifle Friday” sales this year. Their sale starts now and ends on December 3rd. If you’ve been looking to pick up some new AR-15 receivers, a COP Upper, some Cerakoted AR receivers, scope mounts, etc. this is a great time to save on some awesome products. This is a two part sale so here are the details.

First, you can save 10% on all Non-Cerakoted parts that are in-stock on the AERO Precision website by using the code “blackfriday” at checkout.

Second, you can save 15% on all Cerakoted products by using the code “nonblackfriday” at checkout.

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NEW!! Rainier Arms Billet Ambi Receiver Sets

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by ar15news

About 6 months or so ago Rainier Arms introduced their new Billet ambi AR-15 receivers. At the time it was only available on their high end builds but all I could think was “I can’t wait for them to sell these as just a receiver set”. Well, today is that day…or actually late last night but you get the idea. There are not a ton in-stock at the moment but it looks like there are a few left and hopefully these will become a permanent item for sale. I think I may have found my Christmas present. Take a look at the pics of this awesome billet receiver set then head on over to to grab a set for yourself. 

Rainier Arms Billet Ambi AR15 Receiver set 1

Rainier Arms Billet Ambi AR15 Receiver set 1

Rainier Arms Billet Ambi AR15 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
-   A4 Feed Ramps
-   7075 Billet Aluminum
-   Flared Magwell
-   Integrated Trigger Guard
-   Tensioning Screw for proper Upper/Lower Fit

HERA Arms H3 Windowed 30 Round Magazine Rebuild Kits

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by ar15news

My buddy Brian over at Tactical Link just let me know he is now shipping rebuild kits for the HERA Arms H3 Windowed 30 round magazines. As far as I’ve seen they are the only ones doing this with the HERA mags and not very many people in general do it with other mags. So for those of you in states such as California, this is their way to help you guys out. Tactical Link has been working with HERA Arms from the very beginning and was influential in helping them make some revisions to the H3 mag to fix the initial issues that users complained about. HERA was very receptive to the input and made some changes that made Tactical Link very happy. If you are interested in picking up some of the latest version of the HERA Arms H3 mags, Tactical Link has a bunch of different styles in-stock including the rebuild kits.  Check them out at under the “Magazines” tab.

620 Tactical Link Hera Arms CA Rebuild Kit magazines

620 Tactical Link Hera Arms CA Rebuild Kit magazines

NEW!! Fortis Mfg HAMMER Charging Handle – In-Stock

Posted on November 17th, 2013 by ar15news

One of the coolest things to hit the market lately is the Fortis Hammer charging handle. It features a sweet looking design and a cool coating called Nickelene which is similar to Nickel Boron but a bit slicker. They have also addressed the weakest part of the charging handle which is the roll pin by redesigning the internals to take almost all of the pressure off of the roll pin during use. If you didn’t get in on the first run of Fortis Hammer charging handles, have no fear. Fortis Manufacturing has the second run in-stock on their website and also at a lower price. Instead of the originally stated $69.95 they have decided to list these at $59.95. Not sure if this will be a permanent price or just a temporary price so definitely take advantage of this savings while they are in-stock. Get yours today at

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Fortis Mfg Hammer 5

The new Fortis Hammer™ charging handle stays true to our brand.  We engineer, design, & develop military grade accessories that look good and functions great.  Tested and evaluated by the 3 Gun community, then put to the test by people in the military and law enforcement community.  We continuously refined our design and came up with the Hammer™.  So charge your rifle by dropping the Hammer™ and go!

Introducing our unique finish called Nickelene™.  The slick finish is smooth and gives the already durable charging handle, a lubricity not found on another other charging handles in the market today.

-  Machined from 7075 T6 Billet aluminum
-  The robust design as well as aggressive serrations on the latch and body support use with either shooting gloves or without
-  Redesigned the back stop for the latch, so stress is taken off the roll pin
-  Finished in Nickelene™: Rockwell hardness – 45C, low co-efficient of friction, excellent lubricity characteristics

Affordable Complete Armor Package…Just Got More Affordable

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by ar15news

Katylist just chopped another $30 off their already low priced Banshee Defender System from Shellback Tactical. It was $479.95 and Now is $449.95 This deal includes a Banshee PC and (2) Level IV Plates making it one of the best all around Complete Armor Packages available. The Banshee PC 100% USA made and is an awesome, high quality plate carrier. If you’re looking for a new plate carrier and armor setup, check this one out first at

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I can’t believe its finally here!! We’ve been waiting for the new Northtech Defense billet AR-15 upper receiver for a few months now. Luckily the wait was well worth it as this thing is absolutely awesome. The new NT15S billet upper not only has one of the finest finishes of any upper I’ve ever seen, it also comes complete with a Dust Cover and Titanium Forward Assist installed. That’s right…Titanium. I don’t think this was as much a necessity as it was a “we’re cutting no corners on this upper” type thing. I already own a Northtech Defense billet lower but even if you don’t this should be the first billet upper on your list. Normal retail price on this upper will be $249.95 but Rainier Arms has the initial run at an introductory price of just $219.95. Get yours now before their all gone at

NorthTech Defense Billet Upper Receiver AR15 4

NorthTech Defense Billet Upper Receiver AR15 4

NorthTech Defense Billet Upper Receiver AR15 2

NorthTech Defense Billet Upper Receiver AR15 2

***Introductory Price $219.95 for limited time***


NorthTech Defense Billet Upper

Continuing the progression of our billet lower receiver, we’ve designed our billet upper receiver utilizing high end materials manufactured on state of the art CNC machines that allow us to maintain tight tolerances in an efficient process.

Northtech Defense’s billet upper receiver was created to not only be perfectly matched to our billet lower but also complimentary to other lowers that are mil-spec. Some of the features include a cutting edge Titanium Forward Assist which was crafted from the highest grade titanium which weighs 40% lighter than steel and is over twice as strong. The lines in which the FA follow have been brought forward and tucked in slightly to allow for a better flow of the receiver. Detailed styling is featured in the shape and lines of the receiver as well.

-   Standard with a Titanium Forward Assist assembly featuring a stylized heat treated Titanium button
-   Machined from 7075 T6 aerospace billet aluminum with M4 Style Feed Ramp cuts
-   Works great in a semi or full auto platform (either Direct Impingement or Piston Driven)
-   Meticulous pre-finish work including being bead blasted prior to being anodized
-   Hard coat black anodize MIL-A-8625 Type 3 class 2
-   Comes installed with a Mil spec ejection door

Rainier Arms RA+ Campaign To Support Philippine Relief Efforts

Posted on November 14th, 2013 by ar15news

For a long time now I’ve been telling you guys how Rainier Arms is my absolute favorite retailer and manufacturer to buy stuff from. They have great customer service and always have their hands on the latest and greatest stuff first, but what makes them the best is the amazing people who own and operate Rainier Arms. Today they announced that they will be donating all proceeds from the November sales of their Milspec Stripped Upper Receiver to the Philippine Red Cross for the relief effort for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines. 

This is not some way for them to sell more product or anything like that as they already sell these as fast as they come in. Its a way they can get more people active in helping support the relief efforts. All purchases of this upper during the month of November will also be accompanied by an RA+ (Rainier Arms Positive) campaign patch that is NOT available for purchase any other way. Whether you have been looking for one of the best forged uppers on the market or looking for a great way to help the people of the Philippines in the tough time, this is a great opportunity to take advantage of. I purchased one for myself. Head on over to and do the same.

Rainier Arms AR15 stripped upper Philippine Relief Effort 4

Rainier Arms AR15 stripped upper Philippine Relief Effort 3

Rainier Arms AR15 stripped upper Philippine Relief Effort 1Rainier Arms AR15 stripped upper Philippine Relief Effort 2Here at Rainier Arms, we are so blessed to work with a great community of firearm enthusiasts. Over the years, we’ve donated to various charitable organizations and our efforts have impacted many across the globe. However, we’ve always sought out ways to get our wonderful community involved with our efforts. So we’re introducing the Rainier Arms Positive (RA+) Campaign. The first act of this campaign will go towards the aid and relief efforts of the people of the Philippines. This typhoon has impacted and killed many lives and it’ll take the act of many individuals and nations as a whole, to help them recover.

For the month of November. ALL PROCEEDS from the sales of our RA Milspec uppers ( will go towards the RED CROSS ( We will also send you out a patch as a small way to say thank you for being part of our RA+ Campaign. These patches will NOT BE FOR SALE. We wholeheartedly believe we can make a difference. Please share this with anyone you know that has the heart to help. Let’s get them involved in being a positive influence to our community…near and far.

Thank you for being part of this campaign. RA+ – striving to make a positive difference in our community and world.

Lastly, I would ask you to view this in a positive light. We’re planning on donating regardless of this campaign so please don’t view this as a vehicle to aid in the selling of products. We don’t need that nor would we ever use people’s good intentions for self serving measures. We are sincerely just trying to find ways to get people involved.

Rainier Arms.

GUNSTRUCTION – Build It…..Before You Build It

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by ar15news

When buying / building an AR-15, whether any of use want to admit it or not, appearance plays a big role in the components we choose for our builds. Sometimes you’re stuck trying to figure out which upper you want with the lower you have or you’re down to 3 different quality rail systems and can’t decide on which one to go with. Many times the reason for the indecisiveness is not being able to visualize the final product. It would be really nice if you could Build it…..Before You Build It.

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Thankfully, now you can basically build any imaginable AR-15 right on your computer using GUNSTRUCTION. GUNSTRUCTION is a database that has pretty much every quality name brand part stored and ready for you to use. The cool part is its not just a generic lower or generic rail. You want to use a CMT Tactical billet upper or lower? Its in there. You like a Magpul grip? Take your pick. From Barrels, Flash Hiders and Rails to Triggers, Stocks and Optics, its all there and you can even pick custom colors and coatings.

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Once you try GUNSTRUCTION you’ll probably find it to actually be very fun to play around with. There are so many configurations and you can actually log in and save your built guns. Head on over to GUNSTRUCTION and check it out.

Damage Industries Deal of the Week

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by ar15news

Damage Industries has another Deal of the Week going on right now. Its sort of a 2 part deal. The first part is their new Compensator. It looks very similar to an A2 Birdcage flash hider but is a bit longer and is made of 4140 ordnance grade steel. This week it is on sale for just $9.95 including the crush washer. The second part of the deal is that the Spare Parts Kits from last weeks sale are still on sale. Check out  the sale items below.

Weekly Special!

1/2 x 28 Compensator only $9.95 (includes crush washer)!

620 Damage Industries Compensator 1

620 Damage Industries Compensator 2

While supplies last. Includes crush washer!

Patterned after the A2 style with slightly longer length, wrench flats, and increased strength for durability longevity. Precision machined from 4140 ordnance grade steel, heat treated with mil-spec manganese phosphate protective finish. Made in USA.

… and ALL AR-15 Spare Parts Kits are still on sale!

620 Damage Industries Upper Parts Kit

620 Damage Industried Complete M4 buttstock kit



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