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The Most Iconic 300 Blackout: Q’s Honey Badger

The Honey Badger is probably one of the most iconic firearms of the day. So much so that it has even infiltrated video games and can be found in Call of Duty. But what is it? It is the original 300 Blackout PDW (Personal Defense Weapon). Though in fairness, it was designed originally for a […] Read More … The post The Most Iconic 300 Blackout: Q’s Honey Badger appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: AR Patterned, AR-15, TFBTV, 300 BLACKOUT, Call of Duty, Honey Badger, Q LLC, Silencer, Thunder Chicken


CMMG’s 9 ARC Magazine – Convert an AR15 to Shoot 9mm

Boonville, MO –-(Ammoland.com)- CMMG Inc. innovates the AR platform yet again with the introduction of the 9 ARC Magazine. Developed in collaboration with Mean Arms, CMMG’s 9 ARC Magazine (10 or 30-round capacity) makes it possible to shoot 9mm from an AR15 lower receiver when paired with CMMG’s proprietary 9mm Radial Delayed Blowback BANSHEE or RESOLUTE upper. The 9 ARC Magazine is ideal for those who have a registered SBR or full-auto AR15 lower receiver and want to shoot 9mm. It also offer...
Tags: Firearm News, Shooting Industry News, 9mm, AR-15, CMMG


Unusual AR-15 Barrel Extension Failure

When it comes to the failures of the AR-15 locking mechanism, you normally see the failure of the bolt. I bet you have seen bolts with one or two or as much as all seven locking lugs sheared. In this article, we’ll take a look at something different – a rather rare barrel extension failure. […] Read More … The post Unusual AR-15 Barrel Extension Failure appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Failure, Daily News, AR 15, Breakage, Barrel Extension


Vehicle Based Weapons – The Thinking Behind Truck Guns

Intro In the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of people who carry “truck guns” or vehicle-based guns in everyday life. It can be tricky navigating certain laws when it comes to truck guns but we won’t get into the legality. Maybe I’ll dive deeper into the legality in a […] Read More … The post Vehicle Based Weapons – The Thinking Behind Truck Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ar, Handguns, Optics, Editorial, Sig Sauer, Ammo, Ar-15, Handgun, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Guns & Gear, AR15, Pistol, 5.56mm, Semi-Auto


Ask The Experts: Subsonic Or Supersonic 300 Blackout Ammo Against Threats?

When we last left you, the discussion of choosing either subsonic or supersonic ammo for your 300BLK defensive weapon was in a full-on firefight. Some of you stated that you would pick heavier and quieter rounds to preserve situational awareness and communication abilities. Others chose faster and lighter rounds because “it’s a rifle, not a […] Read More … The post Ask The Experts: Subsonic Or Supersonic 300 Blackout Ammo Against Threats? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Supersonic, Editorial, Ar-15, Ammunition, 300 BLACKOUT, 300blk, Subsonic, Subsonic Ammunition


SB Tactical FS 1913 Pistol Brace Review

SB Tactical is one of those innovative and forward-thinking companies around the gun industry in my opinion. They have given the consumer market a lot of choices when it comes to pistol builds with their AR pistol braces. Now don’t get me wrong, not everything SB Tactical makes is crazy innovative, but overall the level […] Read More … The post SB Tactical FS 1913 Pistol Brace Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Photos, Guns, Sig Sauer, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Pistol, Pdw, SB Tactical, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, MCX Rattler, SB Tactical FS 1913 Pistol Brace Review


[Big 3 East] CT Legal Troy Firearm Identifies As “Other”

Almost a year ago, Connecticut FFL The Freedom Shoppe got hung up on making firearms with folding braces. Read all about it here. Due to this issue I learned that Connecticut allows for a sort of loophole firearm. It doesn’t have a stock so it can’t be a rifle. And it has a vertical grip […] Read More … The post [Big 3 East] CT Legal Troy Firearm Identifies As “Other” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Connecticut, Troy, Ar-15, Guns & Gear, Big 3 east, Freedom Shoppe, Big 3 East 2019, Other Firearm, World of Troy


5 Rare and Unusual Firearms Seen in May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction Catalog

Last Sunday, we talked about the five rare guns seen in the upcoming Morphy firearms auction. Today we’ll present you a similar article but this time we are taking a look at the most interesting, rare and unusual firearms that this author found in the #76 May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction catalog. RIAC […] Read More … The post 5 Rare and Unusual Firearms Seen in May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction Catalog appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Wheeler, Umbrella, Editorial, Ar-15, Pistols, Himmler, Xm16e1, Semi-Auto, Walther PP, Morphy, Millikin Dragoon, Sedgley Fist Gun


Matador Arms Mag-X (P320) AR-15 Magazine Adapter

Matador Arms has added to their website a new product – the Mag-X (P320). This is an AR-15 magazine adapter that makes it possible to use SIG Sauer P-320 magazines in your AR-pattern PCC. Obviously, this conversion will be especially useful for those of you who prefer the US military’s new sidearm and already have […] Read More … The post Matador Arms Mag-X (P320) AR-15 Magazine Adapter appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Adapter, Daily News, PCC, AR 15, Matador Arms, Mag-X (P320, P-320


POTD: Brazilian Federal Police with Bushmaster XM15-E2S

The recent arrest of Brazil’s former President Michel Temer on corruption charges – for the record, he was released some days later- by DPF – Departamento de Polícia Federal (Federal Police Department), while being driven from his home in São Paulo, was a quick opportunity to see one of the weapons in the inventory of […] Read More … The post POTD: Brazilian Federal Police with Bushmaster XM15-E2S appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Ar-15, Michel Temer, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Hk416, DPF, AR Patterned, Brazilian Federal Police, Bushmaster XM15E2, Colt M16A2, Colt M4, Departamento de Polícia Federal


FN 15 Patrol Carbine selected by the South Carolina Dept. of Public Safety

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has selected FN America to supply the FN 15 Patrol Carbine. There is some logic in that, as FN America produce the carbine in the same state. 300 carbines have already been delivered by the local distributor Amchar Wholesale, with another 300 planned over the coming year. From […] Read More … The post FN 15 Patrol Carbine selected by the South Carolina Dept. of Public Safety appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, America, Press Releases, South Carolina, Daily News, FN, Ar-15, FN America, FN15, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, Patrol Carbine, South Carolina Dept of Public Safety, South Carolina Department of Public Safety


Reader’s Choice BEST AR-15: POF P415 Edge 5.56 NATO

This was one of the most interesting Reader’s Choice polls we have conducted thus far! The voting results we received were close, but simultaneously the victor won by a landslide. The diversity of suggestions from you, our beloved readers, was very impressive as well. The thing that was consistent across the board is the caliber: […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice BEST AR-15: POF P415 Edge 5.56 NATO appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nato, Editorial, Ruger, FN, Daniel Defense, Ar-15, Colt, Smith & Wesson, Bcm, POF, LWRC, Knight's Armament


Most Unusual Illegal Weapons Seizure in Rio de Janeiro

Following a particularly long (about one year) investigation on the assassination of a Rio de Janeiro city counselor and her driver, civil police agents recently came up with the arrest of two suspects of having committed the crime. Complementary investigative work quickly led to a search in the house of a person closely connected to […] Read More … The post Most Unusual Illegal Weapons Seizure in Rio de Janeiro appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Illegal, Rio De Janeiro, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, Seizure, HK M27, Umarex airsoft


Remington Lawsuit – The Sky Is Not Falling

On March 14th of this year, the Connecticut Supreme Court narrowly held that Remington Arms Company could be sued by the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. This holding was based on what the court majority called “one narrow legal theory.” What has been decided is that the plaintiffs are “entitled to […] Read More … The post Remington Lawsuit – The Sky Is Not Falling appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Companies, Editorial, AR 15, Lawsuit, Remington, Sandy Hook


Guntec USA Introduce 9mm AR-15 Mag Adapter

As the pistol calibre carbine market continues to grow in popularity, Guntec USA, based in Scottsdale, AZ, have announced the launch of their 9x19mm AR-15 magazine adapter. Guntec’s adapter has an aluminium body with steel inserts, including the extractor, it works with the classic Colt submachine gun magazines and holds the bolt open on the last […] Read More … The post Guntec USA Introduce 9mm AR-15 Mag Adapter appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: AR-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Press Releases, AR15 9mm magazine adaptor, Guntec USA, Magazine adapter, Pcc


Daniel Defense M-LOK and KeyMod OMEGA Rails

Daniel Defense has announced that the M-LOK and KeyMod versions of their Omega Rail are now available for order. This rail is a drop in part allowing to have a free floated barrel on your basic pattern AR-15 rifles that originally came with polymer handguards retained by the delta ring and front handguard cap. Here […] Read More … The post Daniel Defense M-LOK and KeyMod OMEGA Rails appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Rail, Omega, Daily News, Daniel Defense, Ar-15, Keymod, M-LOK, Free Float, Omega Rail


LAST CALL – Reader’s Choice – Vote For The Best AR15

We are getting near the end of the voting phase for the Best Factory AR15, so if you haven’t had the time to weigh in, now’s your chance. We’ve updated the list to include your suggestions as well as a few that we neglected to add from the beginning. Review the orginal list of candidates, […] Read More … The post LAST CALL – Reader’s Choice – Vote For The Best AR15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Ar-15, Best Gear


LMT M203 Grenade Launcher: Pull Trigger Go BOOM

Tom reviews the LMT M203 Grenade Launcher. AmmoLand News and Brownells.com is giving away this rifle and launcher package. Make sure you are subscribed to our daily email for your chance to win. Enter here. LMT M203 Launcher USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Last month we hinted at a super nifty add-on for the Brownells BRN-601 AR-15 Rifle that one of you is about to own. Yes, you can win it by entering here. The Brownells BRN-601 Rifle is a reproduction of the very first AR-type rifle ever issued to ...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, US, America, Army, Vietnam, Giveaway, Tom, Coast Guard, Facebook Twitter Instagram, NFA, LMT, Ar-15, Brownells, Firearm News, USA Ammoland


POTD: Oddball Uppers

Thanks to Alex W for sharing his collection of oddball and prototype uppers. I will be honest, I do not recognize most of these. But they look cool. Here is a list Alex posted with his photos. Prototype/oddball uppers -656 -M16a1e1 (complete) -M16a1e1 (just the upper but have the barrel and handguards for it so […] Read More … The post POTD: Oddball Uppers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Laser, Alex, Ar-15, Photo of the Day, Uppers, Alex W


RISE Armament Adds Straight Trigger to RA-140 Line

RA-140 Flat Super Sporting Trigger with Anti-Walk Pins Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, is pleased to introduce the RA-140 Flat Super Sporting Trigger with Anti-Walk Pins, an additional configuration in the RA-140 drop-in trigger line. The RA-140 Flat Super Sporting Trigger (SST) is a high-performing, cost-effective upgrade to replace Mil-Spec triggers. Its straight trigger blade with a flat face provide...
Tags: Guns, Gear, CNC, Ar-15, Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Shooting Industry News, Mil Spec, RISE Armament, Matt Torres, Anti Walk Pins, Anti Walk Pins Broken Arrow Oklahoma Ammoland


DoubleStar Announces Retro Parts Line

DoubleStar Retro Parts Line Winchester, Ky. (Ammoland.com) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles, pistols and edged weapons, is pleased to introduce its Retro Parts Line. DoubleStar saw a need within the market to provide necessary parts for gun enthusiasts to complete their retro builds. Products included in the Retro Line are the Vietnam-Era 3 Prong Flash Hider; Delta Ring, A1 Style; A1 Stripped Upper Receiver and A1 Complete Upper Receiver; A1 Rifle...
Tags: Guns, US, Nato, Gear, Vietnam, Retro, Ar-15, Winchester Kentucky, Doublestar, DoubleStar Corp


Rosco Mfg launch new Purebred Uppers, M-Lok handguards, and Barrels

Rosco Manufacturing launches new Purebred upper receivers & M-Lok handguards, along with new barrels. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Rosco Manufacturing, an American manufacturer of high-quality gun barrels & accessories, is proud to announce the launching of their newly released products – the Purebred upper receivers, Purebred M-Lok handguards, Purebred 13.7” barrel and Bloodline 12.5” Bloodline barrel. In the never-ending pursuit to expand their list of quality products offered, Rosco has brough...
Tags: Guns, Bloodline, Wylde, Ar-15, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Rosco, Rosco Manufacturing, Central Falls RI, Gabriel Cabrera, Rosco Mfg


This Reader’s Gun is a Crime Against Humanity and Represents Everything That’s Wrong in the World

There’s a lot you can tell about a person by their firearm choices. For example, if a guy carries an Interarms import Walther PPK or an H&K P7, he’s probably a well-heeled shooter and maybe a little of a Bond or Hans Gruber fan. If he carries a revolver, he’s likely an older gent who […] Read More … The post This Reader’s Gun is a Crime Against Humanity and Represents Everything That’s Wrong in the World appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, World, Editorial, Build, Hans Gruber, Ar-15, Crime Against Humanity, Guns & Gear, INTERARMS, Walther PPK, Reader's Gun


The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament Rifles in .223 Wylde

The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service have selected RISE Armament to provide new patrol carbines. The new carbines will be chambered in .223 Wylde. The Marshal Service selected the RISE Watchman, which was specially developed for Law Enforcement officers. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service has more than 32 Deputy Marshals and has jurisdiction throughout the Cherokee Nation. […] Read More … The post The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament Rifles in .223 Wylde appeared first on T...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Press Releases, Wylde, Ar-15, Rifles, RISE Armament, Marshal Service, MIL/LE, Rise Watchman, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service


New Echo Sport Pull & Release Trigger System By FosTecH Inc.

FosTecH Inc. has created the Echo Sport trigger, their second pull and release trigger system for AR-15 rifles. The Echo Sport is different from Fostech’s first version in that there’s an added paddle switch to change firing modes from binary to standard semi-automatic firing instead of using the safety selector like the Echo AR-II. Fostech […] Read More … The post New Echo Sport Pull & Release Trigger System By FosTecH Inc. appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ar-15, Guns & Gear, Fostech, Product Announcement, Binary trigger, Drop-in Trigger, Pull And Release Trigger, FosTecH Inc


Rock River Arms Adds LAR-22 to Rifle Lineup

Rock River Arms have introduced a range of three new .22LR AR-style carbines. The rifles represent their entry into the low-cost training and plinking AR market. Three models are now available, the Tactical Carbine, the Mid A4 and the NM A4 CMP Trainer for CMP National Match competitions. Here’s what Rock River Arms have to […] Read More … The post Rock River Arms Adds LAR-22 to Rifle Lineup appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Cmp, Ar-15, LAR, Rifles, 22LR, CMP National Match, Rock River Arms, AR Patterned, 22 AR-15


Sons Of Liberty Gun Works Launch AR15s Into Space

Anyone following Sons Of Liberty Gun Works might be aware that they had recently made hits on a target two miles away.  Well, they’ve since aimed a lot farther, using a 90-degree vertical hold-over.  The Sons Of Liberty Gun Works crew posted a video on their Instagram account of a privately launched rocket containing two […] Read More … The post Sons Of Liberty Gun Works Launch AR15s Into Space appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Rocket Launch, Daily News, Sons of Liberty, Ar-15, AR15, Sons Of Liberty Gun Works, first American guns in space


Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament

The RISE Watchman is the rifle of choice for the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR firearms and components, is pleased to announce that the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, selected RISE’s Watchman in patrol rifle and pistol configurations chambered in .223 Wylde. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service requested a demonstration of the Watchman rifle, a fi...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Ar-15, Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, RISE Armament, Matt Torres, Tahlequah Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, Tahlequah Oklahoma Broken Arrow Oklahoma Ammoland


[IDEX 2019] Steyr AUG .300 BLK and STM556 from Austria

Steyr Mannlicher attended IDEX with a somehow low profile booth in the Austrian pavilion. In the small space, they managed, however, to showcase a good selection of their products, from the new A2 pistol in different configurations to the impressive HS50 anti-materiel rifle. The two most interesting products were, however, an “Americanized” Austrian bullpup and […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2019] Steyr AUG .300 BLK and STM556 from Austria appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Austria, Daily News, Ar-15, Steyr, Aug, Rifles, 300 BLK, IDEX, Steyr Mannlicher, RS556, STM556, IDEX 2019


300 Ham’r Time with Wilson Combat’s new Tactical Hunter Rifle – Review

Wilson Combat rifle in .300 HAM'R. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Last year Wilson Combat unveiled a new rifle cartridge known as the .300 HAM'R, purposely made for the harvesting of hogs and other similarly sized game animals. When I first heard of this new rifle and round, the word around the campfire was that it would give a standard AR-15 rifle the same ballistics as a .308 Winchester without moving up to the larger and heavier AR-10 platform. I thought that was a rather bold statement. After c...
Tags: Guns, Time, United States, TNT, Winchester, Wilson, Hunter, Lee, Mike, LR, Hamm, Ar-15, Acog, Wilson Combat, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News