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Brownells AR-15 10 Round Magazines

January 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

For shooters living in areas limited to 5 or 10 round magazines for their AR-15/M16, Brownells has answered the call with 5 and 10 round capacity,223/5.56mm magazines, equipped with an extended floor plate that has the same profile as the 20 round GI magazine. According to …

I ordered a 13″ AR-15/M16 URX 4 forend (100-015-202) from Brownells for an upcoming project. The URX 4 is Knight’s latest rail system offering, utilizing a one piece design with an Integral Barrel Nut (IBN).  The top of the anodized aluminum URX 4 features a STANAG rail, …

DRD tactical, manufacturer of the exotic Paratus Clandestine Break-Down Rifle, also makes a takedown kit for conventional AR-15/M16 type rifles. DRD Tactical takedown build kit. The kit consists of a complete upper receiver, barrel nut and front rail.  The end user supplies the charging handle, …

When I left the Marines in the mid-90s I got a job working the gun counter at a small sporting goods store.  We only stocked one AR-15 rifle at a time.  Back then, it would be hard to imagine how common this rifle would become. …

AKARS Holds Zero- Part 3

February 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

We completely disassembled the rifle, removed the barrel, threaded it, changed the gas system, reassembled it and headed to the range.  These are the first 5 shots at 50 yards, not bad! We’ve been using Parabellum Armament’s AKARS for 9 months.  You may have read …

IWI US Tavor

January 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

We were fortunate enough to get some trigger time with the IWI US, Inc. Tavor at SHOT Show’s media day.  Assembled in Harrisburg, PA with a combination of Israeli and US parts for 922r compliance, the Tavor offers US shooters an Isreali bull-pup carbine option. IWI USA Tavor With an initial …

3-Gun Rifle Review

November 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

3-Gun Rifle Review Our custom built 3-Gun AR15. We recently headed to the range to test out our custom built 3-Gun competition rifle.  A detailed account of the build can be found in our article “3-Gun Rifle Build“.  A list of parts provided by Brownells is available at …

3-Gun Rifle Build

November 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

3-Gun AR15 Rifle Build Our custom built 3-Gun rifle. If you haven’t shot a 3-Gun match, you haven’t lived.  This demanding sport requires shooters to deliver fast, accurate shots, from close to distant targets. The rifle is perhaps the easiest of the 3-Gun firearms to …

Lapping an AR15 Upper Receiver

November 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lapping an AR15 upper receiver ensures that the barrel is true to the upper receiver by providing a perfectly perpendicular surface for the barrel extension.  This task is easily accomplished with a few simple tools and a handheld drill. For this project, Brownells supplied us …

AR15/ M4 Upper Receiver Build

November 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

UPDATE: Click here for the range report We’ve been getting a lot of requests to build what we would consider a good general purpose AR15 upper receiver. With a focus on durability, reliability and ease of maintenance  this is what we came up with, our own M4gery! Equipped …

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