New From Magpul: Tactile Lock-Plates

Designed to allow quick visual and/or tactile differentiation of up to three different ammo loads, even in the dark, Magpul’s new Tactile Lock-Plates (sold as Type 1 and as Type 2) are an easy and inexpensive solution. Featuring one or two bumps — 1/8″ raised nubs — whereas the standard Lock-Plate is smooth, the user […]

Gear Review: JMT AR-15 80% Composite / Polymer Lower

TTAG’s readership is a well-informed crowd. So I’ll spare you an explanation of the purpose(s) of an eighty percent lower. I will say, however, that if you’re not making at least a portion of your (where legally permitted) DIY firearms each year you should strongly consider doing so. At the very least, it’s a great […]

Lancer Systems Media Event — Magazine-related Shenanigans

In late September, Lancer Systems hosted a media event to give some gun writers a hands-on experience with its product line. I posted a recap of the 2-day shindig and what I learned about the company and its business units here, and if you didn’t catch that I’d definitely say it’s worth a glance (not that […]

Gear Review: Coronado Arms PMag Extensions

If you shoot in 3-gun competitions or are just interested in some bolt-on mods for your AR-15 that can add some color and capacity to your magazines, check out the new Magpul Gen3 PMag Base Extensions by Coronado Arms. [Noobs note: a magazine base plate is the piece on the bottom of the magazine that holds the […]