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Griffin Armaments – Low Pro Rigid Rails

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

“Sleek” “Strong” “User Friendly”

Griffin Armament® M-LOK compatible Low-Pro RIGID rails have been re-engineered to offer a user friendly installation while continuing to provide a slim, low profile, ultralight, yet rigid handguard that past users have loved.

Design objectives of this rail were to provide a slim, ultralight rail, with increased rigidity and durability over similar weight and profile current market options. A custom extrusion provides significant internal reinforcement to reduce flex when gripping the carbine firmly in the shoulder pocket. (show glide of rail extrusions on the shop floor) Understanding the importance of low light targeting, these reinforcements provide rigid mounting for IR laser aimers ensuring minimal POI shift when torque is applied to fore-grip type accessories, or when loads are applied to the rail such as practical shooting off barricades or when loading bipods for rapid follow up shots. Internal practical testing showed 70% less POI shift with laser aimers versus competing “slim rails”. Carefully positioned geometry in the rail allow for rapid cooling when shooting rapidly.

The Low-Pro RIGID rail features a close tolerance, heavy-duty, 17-4 stainless steel H900 heat treated barrel nut, which can be easily installed to the specified 55 ft/lbs with the included Griffin GI Armorers Wrench. The slip fit clamp design is extremely user friendly and doesn’t requiring any shims or special timing methods. The clamp boss in the rear section of the rail is low profile and ergonomically pleasing even for long durations of extended carry at static security positions. Flat head T15 torx screws should be tightened to 25/in pounds. The included 45 degree Picatinny QD Swivel Mount is installed on the top picatinny rail to the desired position of the end user.

M-LOK slots at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions allow for mounting of your favorite M-LOK accessories.

If you are looking for a high quality, feature rich, American made rail system for your AR15 type firearm look no further than Griffin Armament® Low Pro Rigid Rails.

www.griffinarmament.com/ar15-firearms-parts/ar15-rail-systems

ZEV Technologies New Core Duty Rifle

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Monday March 1, 2021

Centralia, WA – ZEV Technologies formally announced the launch of their Core Duty Rifle. The new Duty Rifle is the second LE and Military focused product from ZEV, the first being the OZ9 Combat Pistol. Currently offered with a 16’’ barrel length, ZEV will soon be offering 10’’ models along with special requests from agencies and units.

According to Dan Groce, Director of Brand Engagement “We’ve been working diligently on moving into the Military and LE market. The Core Duty Rifle has the DNA that ZEV is known for. Accuracy, reliability and performance remain key focus points for our Military and LE products.”

www.zevtechnologies.com

Dark Storm Industries Unveils the DS-25 Typhoon Sport Utility Rifle

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Oakdale, N.Y. – Dark Storm Industries LLC (DSI), a New York based firearms manufacturer known for innovation in design and performance, is excited to announce the DS-25 Typhoon Sport Utility Rifle.

The new .308 DS-25 Sport Utility Rifle utilizes several AR-15 based parts, making it one of the lightest and most compact .308 semi-automatic rifles on the market today. The DS-25 is available in configurations for all 50 states.

Heavy hitting, Lightweight

“Six years in development, our goal for the DS-25 was to combine the range and stopping power of the .308 Winchester cartridge used in the AR-10, with the light weight and maneuverability of the AR-15 platform.” said Ed Newman, co-owner of DSI.  “Weighing only 6.7 pounds, the DS-25 Typhoon could be the lightest .308 semi-automatic rifle ever.” Mr. Newman continued.

The DS-25 Typhoon shares its feature set with the popular DS-15 Typhoon.  Based on a billet 7075 aluminum upper and lower receiver set with a nitride 4150 barrel, the Typhoon also includes a free float M-Lok handguard, as well as ambidextrous charging handle and safety selector.  The barrel and handguard length, grip, and stock/brace vary by configuration.

“The .308’s range and stopping power when combined with the compact size and weight of the DS-25 make it the perfect solution for both sporting uses such as a day at the range, as well as utility needs like hunting and defense.” said Mr. Newman.  “The mid-length gas system, paired with the reduced reciprocated weight of the AR-15 sized BCG and buffer, really reduce the recoil to near 5.56 levels.”

Configurations for All 50 States

The DS-25 will be available in four different configurations. The standard rifle includes a 16” 1:10 twist mid-length barrel along with a Hogue over-molded rubber grip and adjustable stock.  The firearm non-NFA with its shorter 12.5” barrel, front vertical grip, and SBA3 brace brings the .308 cartridge into the sub-compact “truck gun” market. DSI will also offer the DS-25 Typhoon in a fixed magazine iteration for states such as New York and California, as well as post ban for New Jersey.

“Dark Storm has always gone to great lengths to ensure that anyone who wants one of our guns has a configuration that keeps them within the confines of their respective state laws. The DS-25 is no exception,” said Mr. Newman.

More to Come

“We expect to begin shipping production DS-25 firearms late summer.” said Mr. Newman.  “We also recognize that not everyone wants to buy a complete gun. Assembling your own custom rifle is at the heart of America’s AR market. As such, we will be offering a builder’s kit which will include the DS-25 upper, lower, barrel, BCG, and buffer tube.  Customers can then assemble their own unique version using standard AR-15 components,” continued Mr. Newman. “One of the key focuses during the development of the DS-25 was designing it to utilize as many standard AR-15 components as possible.”

The DS-25 builder’s kit can be completed using an AR-15 handguard, AR-15 lower parts kit including takedown and pivot pins, bolt catch, as well as a standard AR-15 3.0oz carbine buffer system.

Gemtech Integra 15-22, an Integrally Suppressed AR Upper in .22

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

The Integra 15-22 from Gemtech brings their integrally suppressed AR uppers to the Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 rifle. This is a natural fit as S&W has owned Gemtech since 2017.

The Integra 15-22 utilizes Gemtech’s G-core technology found in the MIST for the Ruger 10/22. That application of the technology offers 114dB performance.

The barrel is 17.5″ long and the upper comes ready to go, complete with BCG and charging handle.

www.gemtech.com/integrar-15-22-suppressed-upper

Sneak Peek – Onyx .22 AR for UK from Lantac

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Lantac Onyx .22 semi-auto, coming to the UK soon.

Sneak Peek – Strike Industries SIAR

Friday, October 30th, 2020

Strike Industries has been teasing a piston operated rifle for some time but it looks like it’s going to finally happen.

Geissele ICON Rifle

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Geissele ICON Rifles are one-offs built to commemorate significant dates. For September 2020, the Rifle is named “FREEDOM’S REMEMBRANCE” and commemorates 9/11.

It’s based on Geissele’s Super Duty line of Rifles, and includes design features honoring our experience on 9/11.

For full details of this build, visit geissele.com/icon.

The Gun is not for sale. The only way to obtain one of a kind Rifle it is to be selected as the sole winner of their giveaway. To enter, visit geissele.com/icon.

SOLGW – Bolt Carrier Group – the Heartbeat of the Rifle

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Stick to this formula and you’ll do well. Wizard piss and gimmicks come and go. Look at what’s stood the test of time. Return to the fundamentals of function.

sonsoflibertygw.com/solgw-5-56-bolt-carrier-group-158-carpenter-sp-hpt-mpi

Bolt:
• Precision machined from Carpenter Technology No. 158 alloy,
• Heat treated per mil-spec,
• Shot peened per ASTM B851/SAE AMS2430S,
• Vibratory tumbled
• Individual high pressure/proof (HP)
• Full Auto test fired as an assembly
• Individual magnetic particle inspection ASTM E1444/E1444M (MP)
• Markings deep laser engraved (SP=Shot Peened, HP=High Pressure Tested, MP=Magnetic Particle Inspection.)

Extractor
• Precision machined from 4340 tool steel alloy per SAE AMS6415T/AMS6484D (vs 4140),
• Heat treated
• Shot peen per ASTM B851/SAE AMS2430S.

Extractor Retaining Pin
• Precision machined and ground S7 Tool Steel
• Heat treated per ASTM A681-08
• Shot peened per mil-spec print
• Manganese phosphate

Extractor Spring:
• Tactical Springs/Sprinco 5 coil, ASTM Grade A401 Chrome Silicon wire stock
• Heat treated
• Stress relieved, Molybdenum-Disulfide infused
• Cryogenic processed (all post winding)
• Mil-spec black insert/synthetic elastomer extractor buffer (nitrile-butadiene, shore hardness 80+/-5 durometer per MIL-PRF-6855)

Ejector:
• S7 Tool Steel
• Heat treated per ASTM A681-08
• Shot peened per Mil-Spec
• Manganese phosphate

Ejector Spring:
• Heat treated
• Mil Spec

Gas Rings:
• Standard stainless steel per Mil-Spec X3

Carrier:
• Machined from AISI 8620 aircraft quality alloy per ASTM A108/A322-13
• Full auto profile
• Heat treated
• Carburized/strain relieved, hard chrome bore
• Precision ground gas key interface
• Sons of Liberty Battle Flag logo deep laser engraved
• Manganese phosphate

Gas Key:
• Machined from 4130 chromoly steel alloy per ASTM A108/A322-13
• Heat treated, hard chrome internal
• Manganese phosphate
• Permatex sealed
• Grade 8 hex screws torqued and staked all per mil-spec

Cam Pin
• Precision machined 4340 chromoly steel alloy per SAE AMS6415T/AMS6484D
• Heat treated/processed per mil-spec
• Manganese phosphate
• Solid film lubricant applied and cured per mil-spec

Firing Pin:
• Precision machined 8640 steel alloy
• Heat treated/processed per mil-spec
• Hard chrome plate

Firing Pin Retaining Pin
• Precision machined from 1038 carbon steel
• Heat treated/processed per mil-spec
• Manganese phosphate