Tag Archives: AR

Review: ATI Scorpion AR-15 Recoil Pistol Grip

Not too long ago I had a package show up here at the Gunmart Blog Test Kitchen from the good people over at ATI Gun Stocks. Inside of said package was a couple of their products for me to field test on my AR… The first one that I want to talk about today is their Scorpion Recoil Reducing Pistol Grip.

ATI Gunstocks AR15

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Molon Labe Industries Announces New Magazines for the AR Rifle

Molon Labe Industries, manufacturers of polymer magazines and accessories for rifle platforms, have announced at the 2013 SHOT Show, held at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV January 15 – 18, 2013, that it will soon begin manufacturing magazines for the AR rifle platform. Continue reading

Stag Arms has Two Years of AR15 Backorders

So says Stag Arms

The LaserLyte LT-223; .223 Training Cartridge

Awesome way to cut down on ammo costs. I have used their pistol versions and they are a great way to train.


LL LT-223  LaserLyte®, innovators in firearms laser technologies, are proud to announce the most highly anticipated addition to the LaserLyte® family of laser training cartridges; the LT-223, .223 Caliber Training Cartridge. The in-the-chamber design of the LT-223 allows the user to realistically train anywhere and practice tap, rack, bang or malfunction drills in the comfort of one’s own home.

LL LT-223 Chamber The LT-223 fits inside the cartridge chamber and features a firing-pin activated switch that indicates bullet impact with a bright red laser dot. A built-in snap cap protects the firing pin and O-rings hold the laser accurately in place allowing for repeated dry fire practice without compromising accuracy. The rim-less cartridge trainer also allows for constant racking without unintentional ejection.

The LT-223 Training Cartridge is LaserLyte® Trainer Target compatible. Incorporating the LaserLyte® TLB-1 system into any training practice provides the user with an interactive, low-cost training tool for unsighted fire, accuracy, grouping and trigger control.

LL TCS The LaserLyte® LT-223 is the foundation training cartridge for an array of new Training Cartridge Sleeves for many popular hunting calibers. The LaserLyte® Training Cartridges in the new rifle calibers give young and first-time shooters the opportunity to practice the fundamentals, as well as, refine trigger control skills for shooters of all levels. The rimmed sleeves are made of solid brass and work perfectly in all bolt-action rifles. The LT-223, in combination with any of the new Training Cartridge Sleeves and the LaserLyte® Trainer Target, can improve the success of any hunt or target shoot with realistic, anytime-anyplace, affordable training.

For more information, visit www.laserlyte.com.

Behold! The $500 stripped AR15 Lower!

Thanks CDNN, you guys are patriots or something

CDNN $500 AR15 Stripped Lower

Brownells Bolt Carrier Group

Matt has a sneak peak… that has quality written all over it.

A test of 40,000 rounds of .223

Steel vs Brass…. Wow!

Dick’s Sporting Goods Stops AR15 Sales

Its been announced that Dick’s Sporting Goods has pulled ALL GUNS from its store nearest to Newtown, Conneticut as well as suspended sales of ARs in all of its stores nation wide.

Dick’s said its decision was reached out of respect for the victims and their families “during this time of national mourning,” it said in a statement.

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B5 Systems and their New Bravo SOPMOD Buttstock

Dann has a look at the new stock. I’d run that. 😉

Best Cali AR Stock I’ve Seen Yet

Over at The Firearm Blog

Looks pretty good… and the big advantage here is that you can use full capacity mags and no bullet button. Ahhh gun laws. They are just downright laughable.

MasterPiece Arms Introduces New MPAR 556 Rifle for 2013

MasterPiece Arms Introduces New MPAR 556 Rifle for 2013

MPAR 556

COMER, GA (December 2012) – MasterPiece Arms, manufacturers of the MPA MAC Line of semi-auto submachine pistols and carbines, is pleased to announce the new MPAR 556 Rifle, which will be unveiled at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada and made available for purchase in the first quarter of 2013.This feature heavy design has been under development throughout 2012 and will feature some serious upgrades, including a short stroke piston design and a lightweight, free floating, two piece aluminum handguard with user located picatinny rails. Continue reading


Alternate Headline: Whatever

Alternate Headline: Yeah, put it on the pile with all the rest of them.

Alternate Headline: Obligatory


Super expensive, hot and sexy new AR coming to market and stuff. Read all about it here.

Haley Strategic Jack Carbine built by BCM.

I love this idea

TFB is showing off a sketch that a reader sent in which I think is a very innovative idea. Its a pistol caliber upper…. that would work on any standard AR lower. Thus eliminating the need for a dedicated lower or a lower conversion. Seems like a very simple idea too.

If it works, it would make the cost of running a pistol caliber AR a little less prohibitive. I like it… and would be one of the first to buy one if it works.

Votrex Sparc

Brandon has put together his long awaited review on the Vortex Sparc….. $199 on Amazon. Or you could just go the Bushnell TRS-25 route like I did . (Read the review here) *Cough – $80!

Thats a great looking rifle, isnt it?


ATI Introduces 300 Blackout Rifle

ATI Blackout Rifle

ROCHESTER, NY – American Tactical Imports, a worldwide importer of firearms, is proud to introduce the latest addition in the ATI HD Rifle Series, the ARcane .300 Blackout. Continue reading