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Q – AR-10 Upper Receiver in 8.6CM

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Q posted this photo to their InstaGram account and I’m intrigued.

They are teasing an upper reciever for their Honeybadger carbine in 8.6 Creedmoor.

Here’s some additional info:

8.6 Creedmoor is coming. It’s 300 Blackout’s big brother for .308 Win sized guns. Optimized for short barrels, just like 300BLK. Out of a 12” barrel, 8.6 Creedmoor matches the energy of .308 Win from a 16” barrel. The 8.6 Creedmoor subsonic is over 300 gr., and with a silencer equals the sound performance of most suppressed .22LR’s. You also get full mag capacity and no bolt change is required. Like 300BLK, 8.6 Creedmoor only requires a barrel swap from your .308 Win. Look for a pistol version of The Fix rifle, gas guns, and many others offered in this new caliber. It also works with .338 silencers…our new one is on the way.

Kit Badger – 8.6 Creedmoor & The Fix by Q

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Kit Badger goes over the new 8.6 Creedmoor, essentially the big brother to the 300 Blackout. The platform is The Fix by Q.

To read the rest of the story, visit kitbadger.com/8-6-creedmoor-the-fix-by-q

Q Mini Fix

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Q has expanded their firearms offering with the introduction of Mini Fix, seen here nestled between The Fix and Honey Badger. Q founder, Kevin Brittingham, shared some information on this new design with us.

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The Q Mini Fix is a scaled down version of The Fix bolt gun with a receiver that is 1/2″ shorter. Designed to fit M4 magazines, the Mini Fix will be offered in pistol (300 BLK) and rifle (224 Valkyrie) formats.

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The pistol Mini Fix features an 8″ 300 BLK barrel with 1:5 twist and a Q designed Stabilizing Brace built exclusively for this firearm by SB Tactical. The Q Brace is not depicted in any of these photos.

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The pistol has an overall length of 17″ including the mounted Cherry Bomb muzzle brake, which accepts the Trash Panda and Thunder Chicken silencers. There is also a full length top Pic rail and the handguard covers the 8″ barrel. Here are some photos to give you an idea of how long it is.

As you can see, this model with the stock from The Fix weighs 4lbs 11oz, but it will weigh even less once the Q Brace is installed.

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The rifle Mini Fix in 224 Valkyrie will come with a Q match barrel and the folding stock from The Fix.

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As an aside, Brittingham told me that so far, they are seeing the best performance for the .224 when using PRI 6.8 magazines, although they continue to evaluate others. The rifle will ship with what they determine is best.

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Brittingham related that at this point, the final detail they haven’t worked out yet, is whether they’ll incorporate M-Lok or use Q-Sert for attachments. Q-Sert is machined from 17-4 rectangular stock with an anchor at the back and pressed into place. Below is an image which shows two handguard. The top incorporates Q-Sert, while the bottom is constructed to the M-Lok standard.

Both versions are only available in the clear hard coat anodizing seen in the photos. The anodizing will look slightly different with each material so you won’t get a uniform hue across the entire gun, but it’s one of the many features which makes the Mini Fix different from everything else on the market.

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Mini Fix is an adaptable design and a fixed stock and hinge adapter will be available. This way, a pistol owner may register it as an SBR, if desired. Additionally, Brittingham tells me he expects to offer .223 and 6.5 Grendel barrels.

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Because Mini Fix features 80% parts commonality with The Fix, production is already in progress with shipping planned for late 2nd Quarter, 2018.

To pre-order, you’ll need to first make a $100 donation to Special Operations Care Fund and then pay half of the $2699 up front, to Q.

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Noveske Rifleworks Announces New Rifle Model And New Gen 4 Receiver Set

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

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GRANTS PASS, OREGON, NOVEMBER 21, 2017 — Noveske Rifleworks is proud to announce the Ghetto Blaster Rifle — the introductory rifle configuration on our new Gen 4 platform. This lightweight rifle (5.25lbs in the short configuration) features a customized version of our new Gen 4 receiver set, collapsible stock and Noveske Rail system (MLOK or Keymod option). Adapted to accept a collapsible stock, the receiver set also includes ambidextrous controls, flared mag well, and new geometry relative to our Gen 3 set. Additionally, the rifle features a Magpul grip, adjustable gas block, and Geissele SD-E trigger. We teamed up with Kevin Brittingham and his team at Q to incorporate the collapsible stock and BCG in this rifle.

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At launch, there will be three configurations available for pre-order:
7.94” 5.56 Stainless barrel, w/7” NHR
7.94” 300BLK Stainless barrel, w/7” NHR
16” 5.56 CHF barrel, w/15” NHR



Other configurations available in Q1 2018 include: Suppressed 300BLK Model (Ghetto Blaster NSD), as well as 10mm.

Pre-sale starts today!

noveske.com/ghettoblaster

Buy The Q Mystery T And Get A Chance To Win A Free Suppressor

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Q not only offers the most innovative suppressor technology, but they also make some pretty cool t-shirts.

Feeling brave? Purchase the Mystery Shirt between now and September 21, 2017 for your chance to win a Q silencer of your choice! Kevin Brittingham has assured me this is a totally new design which won’t be run again.

Silencers not legal in your home state? They’ll give you a $500 credit towards a rifle instead.

Visit swag.liveqordie.com/products/mystery-tee to order and for contest rules.

Sneak Peek – Honey Badger Stock for ARs from Q

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

New Hampshire-based Q teased everyone on Instagram with the declaration that they are working on a standard AR version of the stock they developed for the Honey Badger.

It offers a cool aesthetic, but as you can see, the Honey Badger variant incorporates guides which fit recesses in the receiver.

Q’s Honey Badger Now Available For Pre-Order

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Q is offering four variants of the much coveted Honey Badger for pre-order.

3 SKU’s that are $1,899 for Individuals
– 5.56 / 16″
– 300BLK / 16″
– 300BLK / 7″ SBR

1 SKU that is $2,499 for Individuals
– 300BLK / 7″ SBR with Honey Badger Silencer (only being sold with the rifle)

The Honey Badger weighs 5 lbs. 4 oz. with Silencer in the 7″ configuration. While Honey Badger comes direct from the factory with a collapsible stock, lengths are as below in the photos.

Additionally, each Honey Badger will come in this glorious case, by Blue Force Gear. Sorry, kickass rug is not included.

Dealer Pricing is available email Jessica@LiveQorDie.com with your FFL/SOT for details

Terms are 50% deposit and the remaining 50% due at shipping. Rifles will start shipping by September.

The Honey Badger Silencer is not integral, making this a two stamp gun. It is 1.5″ Diameter to fit under the long hand guard (all other Silencers by Q are 1.75″). In case you’re interested, both uppers and handguards will be sold separately some time in the Fall.

Submit your pre-orders now via www.liveQorDie.com.

Blue Force Gear and Q Partner to Develop Silencer Pouch and Weapons Case

Monday, February 20th, 2017

POOLER, GA., Feb, 2017 – Blue Force Gear®, the designer and manufacturer of the world’s finest weapon slings and tactical equipment, today announced a partnership with Q™ to create a custom silencer pouch for Q’s latest line of high-design silencers and a weapon case for its newest bolt-action rifle “The Fix.” The new silencer pouch and weapon case will be available beginning in June 2017.

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“We are thrilled to work with Q™,” said Ashley Burnsed, CEO of Blue Force Gear. “This collaboration brings together two great companies looking to deliver quality gear and products to its customers, and I know the silencer pouch and weapon case will not disappoint.”

“When we partnered with Blue Force Gear to create two of our newest accessory products, we were really excited to see another brand in the industry looking to push the envelope,” said Kevin Brittingham, CEO of Q™. “The designs are innovative, creative and represent what Q is all about. They are not something you’ve seen before. We look forward to partnering with Blue Force Gear on many more projects in the future.”