ar15

CMMG Mk47 and Mk4 AR15 Ambi charging handles

CMMG released some new ambidextrous charging handles recently and we very pleased to see they released one for their Mk47 line of rifles, in addition to one for the AR15. When we review the Mk47 AKS13  Mutant about 2 years ago a major feature of the rifle was the 30 cal BCG and ability to […]

CMMG Banshee - SBR Review Also available as a pistol

Brand new to CMMG this Friday April the 13th 2018 is their new Mk4 Banshee line.  The Banshee is a line of Short Barreled Rifles (SBR’s) and pistols chambered in offerings from .22lr to .300 blackout. One of the features unique to the SBR is the new RIPSTOCK.  The RIPSTOCK is, as the name would […]

Mission First Tactical AR-15 upgrades: spice up that base AR.

A question we get a lot here is “I bought a base AR, what can I do to spice it up that won’t break the bank?” Some options are very easy and cost effective.  The TP15MRS drop in rail, for example, completely changes the front end of your rifle and has an MSRP of under […]

Gemtech Integra: Review and Accuracy Testing

One of the latest offerings from Gemtech is the integrally suppressed Integra AR15 upper. The upper is user serviceable and with an outer tube that is permanently attached to the barrel for a 16.1″ OAL it only requires one tax stamp. The full review and accuracy testing has been completed and

Review: Complete 6.5 Grendel upper from Wolf Performance Arms

6.5 Grendel is a rapidly growing caliber and many shooters are venturing into it.  Wolf Performance Arms has teamed up with Anderson Manufacturing to bring a complete US made upper to the market at a reasonable price point.   The key features of this upper are: -16″ 1-8 twist barrel threaded 5/8 -24 -A2 flash […]

F90 Atrax from Lithgow Arms at the Big 3 East - B3E

A look at the new F90 Atrax Bullpup from Lithgow Arms during the Fall 2016 Big 3 East event in Daytona, FLA. These two models were Select fire, aka Full-Auto, the civilian models will be semi-automatic only. Lithgow is hoping for an estimated shipping date for the Atrax around SHOT show 2017 (mid January).  13C […]

Rapid Take Down Kit from Mid America Armament

Mid America Armament has a new Rapid Take Down Kit out featuring a free float rail with a quick release lever and matching barrel nut to replace your existing barrel nut. The system allows you to go from a rifle broken down into several smaller components to a fully assembled ready to shoot rifle in […]

CMMG Mutant Mk47 AKS13 review and reliability

In our initial first look video on the Mk47 AKS13 “Mutant” from CMMG we looked at some reliability and various upgrades in the second generation of Mutants I encountered at SHOTshow 2016 this year. After 2 months of shooting and testing we’re ready for the full review and I can officially give the 13C stamp […]

Our new X95 Tavor, fresh from the factory

We’ve been reporting on the X95 from IWI for several months and we’ve been dying to get our own. There are several improvements and changes in the X95 and at the same time some of the things I love about the original Tavor are still maintained. The X95 keeps things like the 16.5″ cold hammer […]

Selecting an AR15 and the Mk4 RCE from CMMG

In a previous article we talked about the question of “Which AR should I buy?” and how it isn’t as straight forward of a question as it might first seem. Today I’ll talk about some of the features I look for in a an AR-15 and things to keep in mind while making your selection, […]