New from DSArms: SA58 FAL Pistol

After three days scouting SHOT for AR/tactical rifles, they all started to look the same. So when I passed by the DSArms booth my eyes immediately fixated on the wall . . . o’ . . . guns . . . DSA Arms recently released their SA58 FAL Pistol with a folding SB Tactical brace. […]

New from Nightforce: ATACR and NX8 1-8x24mm Optics for AR15s

Nightforce is known for their top end long range precision scopes. The company also makes optics for the AR market. This year, they’ve introduced two variable magnification first focal plane optics for “America’s Rifle” . . . Their ATACR and the NX8 are sick. At an credit card-melting $2,744 the ATACR (Advanced Tactical Rifle Scope) is […]

New from Billet Rifle Systems: BRS47 7.62×39 AR

Between my Galil Ace Pistol and JWT’s AK, I’ve been shooting a lot of 7.62×39 ammo lately. I like it for two reasons: it’s fun and it’s cheap. So when I spied Billet Rifle System’s BRS47, it put a twinkle in my eye . . . BRS’s new Russian shooting AR is available in various […]

Not New From Caracal: CAR816 Gas Piston and CAR814 A2 COMP

Caracal has been trying to break into the U.S. firearms market for years. Robert was in love with their ill-fated F series handgun (and had his heart broken) since 2012. More recently, the Middle Eastern firearms manufacturer has promised to introduce a precision rifle — for two years (2016 and 2017). Third time lucky? I […]

New from Zev Technologies: 6.5 Creedmoor AR15

Zev Technologies is best known for their GLOCK aftermarket parts. A few months ago I noticed the company’s expansion into the AR market. Today at SHOT Show Zev revealed their 6.5 Creedmoor AR. Like all of Zev’s AR’s . . . the 6.5 Creedmoor features a self-regulating gas block, grey AR Gold flat face trigger […]

New From Daniel Defense: V7P AR Pistol

Daniel Defense thinks that small will be big this year and has made their ARs even smaller, introducing the V7P AR Pistols in 5.56mm and 300BLK in a 10.3 in barrel. The pistols features a law tactical folding folding stock with an SB brace. This little Daniel comes in handy as a truck gun or […]

New from H&K: the HK433

Things aren’t going so well for H&K when it comes to sales of their G36 rifle. More modern than the M16 design currently used by the US and other countries, the G36 has had a series of embarrassing failures that led to the German government looking for a replacement much sooner than expected. H&K wants […]

New from Adams Arms: 6.5 Creedmoor, 243 Win ARs

Adams Arms, manufacturer of piston powered AR-15 rifles, is releasing two new ARs at SHOT this year. Chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor and 243 Winchester, the rifles come with the usual slathering of MLOK rails and Magpul accessories that you would expect. An optional upgraded America gold trigger is available from the factory as well. We’ve […]

New from SIG SAUER: MCX, M400 and 716 G2

SIG SAUER has updated the MCX line: new M- LOK rail, QD mounts and tapered barrel design. The redesigned M-LOK hand-guard system allows for easier access to the gas adjuster from the sides and front. Although the hand-guard is not compatible with previous generation MCX SBRs and pistols it’s . . . extremely easy to […]

New from Stag Arms: the Stag 9 AR15 in 9mm

Continuing from last year’s trend manufacturers are pushing out more pistol caliber carbines. Above: Stag Arms full length proper rifle — not an AR pistol. It’s a proper AR with a proper stock, a 16″ barrel length and all the Magpul accessories you could ever want. Save . . . a Keurig coffee maker. Optional […]

New from Cobalt Kinetics: Premium ARs

Utah based manufacturer Cobalt Kinetics unveiled two new premium ARs at Industry Day at the Range: the Recon and the Overwatch. From the Combat Kinetics website: The RECON PDW delivers the best in balance, utility, power and refinement. This rifle blends the performance and handling characteristics of our Team Rifle with the rugged practicality of our Stealth. At […]