If you said, “Gas-tube” you would be right. This shooters custom mid-length gas system upper came with a carbine length gas tube. This made his AR15 into a rather awkward bolt action. Remember while working on the AR15 is easy, that doesn’t mean that everyone should do it.
Another cheep junk optic failed at the range today. I highly recommend against trying to use cheap junk optics like NCSTAR, TRUGLO, AIM SPORTS, LEAPERS UTG, etc.
The left three cases were fired from a LaRue PredatAR with XTRANs chamber. The rightmost case came from a standard chamber. XTRAN chamber left a sprial of carbon on the case. There is no felt damage to the case. This spiral of carbon could be wiped off with finger.
A big thanks to the good folks at LaRue Tactical. I needed a replacement ring half (to replace one I damaged) and some screws for my mounts. Despite that I gave alternate info that had no ordering history from LaRue and that I offered to pay, LaRue Tactical still sent me the parts for free. Their … Read moreThanks LaRue Tactical
The MARS ITL is a reflex sight designed for use on the Tavor rifle. Some are available for sale in the U.S. The MARS has an integrated laser that is controlled by a fixed umbilical switch attached to the sight. When you press and hold the button on the umbilical the dot shuts off and the laser turns on. … Read moreReview: MARS ITL
For all your Facebook users and SWFA/SuperSniper fans here is a chance to save a few bucks on Super Sniper scopes. Update April 14th: The 2000 likes code is now active. Update April 17th: The 2500 likes code is active. Update April 21st: 3000 Likes code is active. Update … Read moreEnded – SWFA Facebook Sale
There is a growing popularity for the short barreled AR and AK. One of the AK varients that has exploded in popularity is the AKS72U, also known as the Krinkov. While Krinkov is an incorrect term, it has become the popular name for these AKs. There are Russian and Bulgarian Krinkov kits and rifles available. Similar but different are … Read moreOn the Krinkov
I purchased a used Magpul CTR stock with LaRue RISR and POD installed. It was interesting to try out the LaRue Reciprocating Inline Stock Riser (RISR) on an AR15. The RISR is made to give a higher cheekweld on rifles like the LaRue .308 OBR and accommodate the charging handle on the AR series of rifles. … Read moreReview: LaRue RISR on an AR15
DSArms offers an AR15 semi-auto Ambi-Safety for $28 dollars; part number ZM41367AMBISA-A. Both parts of the Ambi safety appear to be cast. The groove allowing rotation is cut all the way around the DSA ambi safety, allowing the safety/selector to move into what would be a Burst/Full Auto position on a select fire rifle. However … Read moreReview: DSA AR15 Ambi-Safety
Occasionally questions arise about the side sling swivel for the AR15/M16/M4. This will answer a few common questions. It is normal for the sling mount to move. it will wear and make marks on the barrel. Side sling swivels come from the factory mounted so the loop faces the rear of the rifle. This is … Read moreOn the Side Sling swivel