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Remington Lawsuit – The Sky Is Not Falling

On March 14th of this year, the Connecticut Supreme Court narrowly held that Remington Arms Company could be sued by the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. This holding was based on what the court majority called “one narrow legal theory.” What has been decided is that the plaintiffs are “entitled to […] Read More … The post Remington Lawsuit – The Sky Is Not Falling appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Companies, Editorial, AR 15, Lawsuit, Remington, Sandy Hook


Guntec USA Introduce 9mm AR-15 Mag Adapter

As the pistol calibre carbine market continues to grow in popularity, Guntec USA, based in Scottsdale, AZ, have announced the launch of their 9x19mm AR-15 magazine adapter. Guntec’s adapter has an aluminium body with steel inserts, including the extractor, it works with the classic Colt submachine gun magazines and holds the bolt open on the last […] Read More … The post Guntec USA Introduce 9mm AR-15 Mag Adapter appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: AR-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Press Releases, AR15 9mm magazine adaptor, Guntec USA, Magazine adapter, Pcc


Daniel Defense M-LOK and KeyMod OMEGA Rails

Daniel Defense has announced that the M-LOK and KeyMod versions of their Omega Rail are now available for order. This rail is a drop in part allowing to have a free floated barrel on your basic pattern AR-15 rifles that originally came with polymer handguards retained by the delta ring and front handguard cap. Here […] Read More … The post Daniel Defense M-LOK and KeyMod OMEGA Rails appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Rail, Omega, Daily News, Daniel Defense, Ar-15, Keymod, M-LOK, Free Float, Omega Rail


LAST CALL – Reader’s Choice – Vote For The Best AR15

We are getting near the end of the voting phase for the Best Factory AR15, so if you haven’t had the time to weigh in, now’s your chance. We’ve updated the list to include your suggestions as well as a few that we neglected to add from the beginning. Review the orginal list of candidates, […] Read More … The post LAST CALL – Reader’s Choice – Vote For The Best AR15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Ar-15, Best Gear


LMT M203 Grenade Launcher: Pull Trigger Go BOOM

Tom reviews the LMT M203 Grenade Launcher. AmmoLand News and Brownells.com is giving away this rifle and launcher package. Make sure you are subscribed to our daily email for your chance to win. Enter here. LMT M203 Launcher USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Last month we hinted at a super nifty add-on for the Brownells BRN-601 AR-15 Rifle that one of you is about to own. Yes, you can win it by entering here. The Brownells BRN-601 Rifle is a reproduction of the very first AR-type rifle ever issued to ...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, US, America, Army, Vietnam, Giveaway, Tom, Coast Guard, Facebook Twitter Instagram, NFA, LMT, Ar-15, Brownells, Firearm News, USA Ammoland


POTD: Oddball Uppers

Thanks to Alex W for sharing his collection of oddball and prototype uppers. I will be honest, I do not recognize most of these. But they look cool. Here is a list Alex posted with his photos. Prototype/oddball uppers -656 -M16a1e1 (complete) -M16a1e1 (just the upper but have the barrel and handguards for it so […] Read More … The post POTD: Oddball Uppers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Laser, Alex, Ar-15, Photo of the Day, Uppers, Alex W


RISE Armament Adds Straight Trigger to RA-140 Line

RA-140 Flat Super Sporting Trigger with Anti-Walk Pins Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, is pleased to introduce the RA-140 Flat Super Sporting Trigger with Anti-Walk Pins, an additional configuration in the RA-140 drop-in trigger line. The RA-140 Flat Super Sporting Trigger (SST) is a high-performing, cost-effective upgrade to replace Mil-Spec triggers. Its straight trigger blade with a flat face provide...
Tags: Guns, Gear, CNC, Ar-15, Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Shooting Industry News, Mil Spec, RISE Armament, Matt Torres, Anti Walk Pins, Anti Walk Pins Broken Arrow Oklahoma Ammoland


DoubleStar Announces Retro Parts Line

DoubleStar Retro Parts Line Winchester, Ky. (Ammoland.com) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles, pistols and edged weapons, is pleased to introduce its Retro Parts Line. DoubleStar saw a need within the market to provide necessary parts for gun enthusiasts to complete their retro builds. Products included in the Retro Line are the Vietnam-Era 3 Prong Flash Hider; Delta Ring, A1 Style; A1 Stripped Upper Receiver and A1 Complete Upper Receiver; A1 Rifle...
Tags: Guns, US, Nato, Gear, Vietnam, Retro, Ar-15, Winchester Kentucky, Doublestar, DoubleStar Corp


Rosco Mfg launch new Purebred Uppers, M-Lok handguards, and Barrels

Rosco Manufacturing launches new Purebred upper receivers & M-Lok handguards, along with new barrels. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Rosco Manufacturing, an American manufacturer of high-quality gun barrels & accessories, is proud to announce the launching of their newly released products – the Purebred upper receivers, Purebred M-Lok handguards, Purebred 13.7” barrel and Bloodline 12.5” Bloodline barrel. In the never-ending pursuit to expand their list of quality products offered, Rosco has brough...
Tags: Guns, Bloodline, Wylde, Ar-15, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Rosco, Rosco Manufacturing, Central Falls RI, Gabriel Cabrera, Rosco Mfg


This Reader’s Gun is a Crime Against Humanity and Represents Everything That’s Wrong in the World

There’s a lot you can tell about a person by their firearm choices. For example, if a guy carries an Interarms import Walther PPK or an H&K P7, he’s probably a well-heeled shooter and maybe a little of a Bond or Hans Gruber fan. If he carries a revolver, he’s likely an older gent who […] Read More … The post This Reader’s Gun is a Crime Against Humanity and Represents Everything That’s Wrong in the World appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, World, Editorial, Build, Hans Gruber, Ar-15, Crime Against Humanity, Guns & Gear, INTERARMS, Walther PPK, Reader's Gun


The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament Rifles in .223 Wylde

The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service have selected RISE Armament to provide new patrol carbines. The new carbines will be chambered in .223 Wylde. The Marshal Service selected the RISE Watchman, which was specially developed for Law Enforcement officers. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service has more than 32 Deputy Marshals and has jurisdiction throughout the Cherokee Nation. […] Read More … The post The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament Rifles in .223 Wylde appeared first on T...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Press Releases, Wylde, Ar-15, Rifles, RISE Armament, Marshal Service, MIL/LE, Rise Watchman, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service


New Echo Sport Pull & Release Trigger System By FosTecH Inc.

FosTecH Inc. has created the Echo Sport trigger, their second pull and release trigger system for AR-15 rifles. The Echo Sport is different from Fostech’s first version in that there’s an added paddle switch to change firing modes from binary to standard semi-automatic firing instead of using the safety selector like the Echo AR-II. Fostech […] Read More … The post New Echo Sport Pull & Release Trigger System By FosTecH Inc. appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ar-15, Guns & Gear, Fostech, Product Announcement, Binary trigger, Drop-in Trigger, Pull And Release Trigger, FosTecH Inc


Rock River Arms Adds LAR-22 to Rifle Lineup

Rock River Arms have introduced a range of three new .22LR AR-style carbines. The rifles represent their entry into the low-cost training and plinking AR market. Three models are now available, the Tactical Carbine, the Mid A4 and the NM A4 CMP Trainer for CMP National Match competitions. Here’s what Rock River Arms have to […] Read More … The post Rock River Arms Adds LAR-22 to Rifle Lineup appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Cmp, Ar-15, LAR, Rifles, 22LR, CMP National Match, Rock River Arms, AR Patterned, 22 AR-15


Sons Of Liberty Gun Works Launch AR15s Into Space

Anyone following Sons Of Liberty Gun Works might be aware that they had recently made hits on a target two miles away.  Well, they’ve since aimed a lot farther, using a 90-degree vertical hold-over.  The Sons Of Liberty Gun Works crew posted a video on their Instagram account of a privately launched rocket containing two […] Read More … The post Sons Of Liberty Gun Works Launch AR15s Into Space appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Rocket Launch, Daily News, Sons of Liberty, Ar-15, AR15, Sons Of Liberty Gun Works, first American guns in space


Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament

The RISE Watchman is the rifle of choice for the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR firearms and components, is pleased to announce that the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, selected RISE’s Watchman in patrol rifle and pistol configurations chambered in .223 Wylde. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service requested a demonstration of the Watchman rifle, a fi...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Ar-15, Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, RISE Armament, Matt Torres, Tahlequah Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, Tahlequah Oklahoma Broken Arrow Oklahoma Ammoland


[IDEX 2019] Steyr AUG .300 BLK and STM556 from Austria

Steyr Mannlicher attended IDEX with a somehow low profile booth in the Austrian pavilion. In the small space, they managed, however, to showcase a good selection of their products, from the new A2 pistol in different configurations to the impressive HS50 anti-materiel rifle. The two most interesting products were, however, an “Americanized” Austrian bullpup and […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2019] Steyr AUG .300 BLK and STM556 from Austria appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Austria, Daily News, Ar-15, Steyr, Aug, Rifles, 300 BLK, IDEX, Steyr Mannlicher, RS556, STM556, IDEX 2019


Featured Deals of the Week – 2/22/19

Harbor Freight Apache – $29.99 with coupon 81892470 What the deal is: In light of some of the unfortunate stories about flying with firearms, this week I’m including this Apache case. It is a hard-shell watertight case, perfect for transporting “specialized equipment” as the manufacturer puts it. Its exterior dimensions are 16.5″ x 6.75″ x […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 2/22/19 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Psa, Editorial, Ar-15, Pistols, 300 BLK, Norgon, P2022


300 Ham’r Time with Wilson Combat’s new Tactical Hunter Rifle – Review

Wilson Combat rifle in .300 HAM'R. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Last year Wilson Combat unveiled a new rifle cartridge known as the .300 HAM'R, purposely made for the harvesting of hogs and other similarly sized game animals. When I first heard of this new rifle and round, the word around the campfire was that it would give a standard AR-15 rifle the same ballistics as a .308 Winchester without moving up to the larger and heavier AR-10 platform. I thought that was a rather bold statement. After c...
Tags: Guns, Time, United States, TNT, Winchester, Wilson, Hunter, Lee, Mike, LR, Hamm, Ar-15, Acog, Wilson Combat, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News


Orlando PD Select SIG Sauer’s Virtus Rifle

SIG Sauer have announced that Orlando Police Department have selected their SIG Sauer Virtus Patrol Rifle. The modular SIG Virtus weighs just under 8 lbs and is available in 5.56x45mm and .300 BLK with a 16-inch barrel and a choice of buttstocks. According to local news reports, the Orlando Police Department, which has more than 700 […] Read More … The post Orlando PD Select SIG Sauer’s Virtus Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Police, Law Enforcement, Orlando, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Ar-15, Rifles, Sauer, Orlando Police Department, VIRTUS, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, SIG Virtus, Orlando PD, SIG Sauer Virtus Patrol


Daniel Defense Show off MK18 at AEWE 2019

The US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE) facebook page shared some interesting photos from their annual technologies event. AEWE is described as “the Army’s premier prototype technology and concept event focused on the squad and small units.” One of the industry manufacturers attending was Daniel Defense showing off their MK18 carbine. AEWE 2019 includes 38 industry […] Read More … The post Daniel Defense Show off MK18 at AEWE 2019 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Army, US Army, Daily News, Daniel Defense, Ar-15, AEWE 2019, Daniel Defense MK18, US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments


Busted: Illegal Firearms in Värnamo, Sweden

According to the local newspaper in Varnamo, Sweden, the Police held a press conference on the shootings and gang war there. The small town only populates about 20 000 people. At the press conference, the Police released various pictures of the illegal firearms they had seized. Below: An illegal AR-15 with what looks like Steel […] Read More … The post Busted: Illegal Firearms in Värnamo, Sweden appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Värnamo Sweden, Illegal Activity, Illegal firearms, AR Patterned, Illegal Seized, Suomi KP/-31, 71 Round


Brownells BRN-601 AR-15 Rifle Review & Giveaway Tease

Opinion Tom reviews the brand new Brownells BRN-601 AR-15 Rifle model. Keep an eye on AmmoLand News as this rifle and a special LMT product (it is a suprise) will be up for grabs in our next product giveaway. The Brownells BRN-601 is a reproduction of the Colt AR-15 601 model made from 1959 to 1963. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- How would you like to own an original Colt AR-15 Model 601? You know, the first ones made starting back in 1959? Yeah? Me too. Well, we can’t do that. However, one of you ...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, Buck Rogers, Vietnam, American Eagle, Elvis, Tom, U S Army, United States Air Force, Facebook Twitter Instagram, Stoner, Ar-15, Brownells, Firearm News, USA Ammoland, Gun Reviews


Catalyst Arms new Rifle Handguard For AR-15 and Ruger Precision Rifles

Catalyst Arms Introduces A True Precision Rifle Handguard For AR-15 and Ruger Precision Rifles Beaverton, OR –-(Ammoland.com)- Catalyst Arms, LLC, a firearms accessory company, has introduced Fast Track, a true precision rifle handguard for AR-15s and the Ruger Precision Rifle. Designed for precision rifle competitors and long-range shooters, Fast Track has the features they have asked for in a handguard such as an integrated Arca Swiss style rail, flat sides and bottom, a smooth top for grea...
Tags: Guns, Ar-15, Shooting Industry News, Ruger Precision Rifle, Catalyst Arms, Catalyst Arms LLC


India Set to Buy 95,000 5.56 Carbines from Caracal

India is reportedly poised to purchase a large number of 5.56x45mm carbines from the United Arab Emirates small arms manufacturer Caracal. A deal to buy almost 95,000 Caracal CAR816 rifles is said to have been agreed. India Today reports that the negotiation of the carbine contract is ongoing but India’s Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is […] Read More … The post India Set to Buy 95,000 5.56 Carbines from Caracal appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, India, United Arab Emirates, Daily News, Indian Army, India Today, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ar-15, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Rifles, Kalashnikov Concern, MIL/LE, AK203, Caracal CAR816


Liberty Suppressors Introduce their New Integrally Suppressed Zulu 5.56 Upper Receiver

Georgia-based Liberty Suppressors has introduced a new integrally suppressed 5.56 upper receiver, the Zulu. The Zulu upper is built around an Odin Works custom profile 10.5″ barrel with a titanium baffle system designed by Liberty Suppressors. Here are the specs for the new suppressed upper: Barrel length (rifled bore): 10.5″ Twist Rate: 1 in 8″ Barrel […] Read More … The post Liberty Suppressors Introduce their New Integrally Suppressed Zulu 5.56 Upper Receiver appeared first on The Firearm Bl...
Tags: Guns, Georgia, Press Releases, Ar-15, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, Liberty Suppressors, Integrally Suppressed Upper Receiver, Liberty Suppressors Zulu, Liberty Suppressors Introduce


POTD: Snek Themed AR-15 Lower Receiver Shows Its New Colors

As you’ve seen in the title picture, today’s Photo Of The Day is a brightly colored, snek themed AR-15, giving a light-hearted “danger” warning to anyone that would attempt to take its user’s rights away.  Reddit user /u/ForynGilnith said he enjoyed using Duracoat for the first time and was pleased with how it worked in […] Read More … The post POTD: Snek Themed AR-15 Lower Receiver Shows Its New Colors appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Reddit, Palmetto State Armory, Rifle, Photo of the Day, DuraCoat, AR 15, No Step On Snek, ForynGilnith




Update: Schmeisser 60-Round AR-15 Magazine

Last year, we reported about this 60-round AR-15 magazine displayed by Schmeisser at SHOT Show 2018. Back then, it was still in developments and the company didn’t allow to take the magazine apart and photograph its internal parts. This year, at SHOT Show 2019, they were ready to show the internal mechanism of the magazine. Let’s […] Read More … The post Update: Schmeisser 60-Round AR-15 Magazine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Schmeisser, 60 Round, AR-15 magazine


Prosecutors: Border Protection Agent Illegally Sold Dozens of Guns In Private Deals

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in California is accused of illegally selling guns since at least 2014, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, California, Immigration, Customs, Gun Sales, Border Patrol, Firearms, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, AR 15, Off Roster Guns


Prosecutors: Border Patrol Agent Illegally Sold Dozens of Guns In Private Deals

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in California is accused of illegally selling guns since at least 2014, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, California, Immigration, Customs, Gun Sales, Border Patrol, Firearms, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, AR 15, Off Roster Guns