Upgrades to the IZ132 Saiga Rifles

IZ-132 rifle

I just received an announcement from Concern Kalashnikov about a number of upgrades to the IZ132 rifle being sold in the United States. The standard IZ132 rifle is based on the AK-47 pattern rifle and is chambered for the 7.62×39 cartridge.  It is a semi-automatic rifle fed by detachable magazines.  The new upgrade will use […]

New Faxon ARAK-21 XRS Rifle

Faxon arak-21 rifle

Faxon Firearms announced the new ARAK-21 XRS complete rifle.  The new rifles are designed around the company’s innovative ARAK-21 uppers that blend some of the best elements of the AR-15 and AK-47 rifles.  Prior to now, shooters could only buy an ARAK-21 upper and mount it on their own AR lower. The rifles use a […]

MPAR 556 Technical Review Video

MasterPiece Arms released a technical review video of the company’s second generation MPAR 556 rifles.  The new versions of the rifle have an adjustable gas block, and the video shows how that works in practice.

Daniel Defense Tornado

Daniel Defense gray

Daniel Defense announced a new finish for their rifles called Tornado.  The Daniel Defense Tornado is a gray finish, and it will be available on several of the company’s rifles.  If you are headed to the 2014 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, swing by the company’s booth and take a look at the guns with […]

Lancer L30 Rifle

Lancer L30

Lancer Advanced Weapons and Components introduced their L30 Series Rifle at the SHOT Show Media Day at the Range.  The L30 is designed to be a larger caliber, precision semi-auto rifle.  The L30 will accept the new L7 Advanced Warfighter Magazines, but will accept other SR25/DPMS style magazines as well. The foundation of the Lancer […]

The “New” FN15 Rifles

FN15

FNH USA, a division of FN Herstal of Belgium, is no stranger to high quality firearms. They have also produced some of the finest military weapons and weapons systems that are currently on the front lines of today’s battle for freedom with dozens of countries, including the United States. For years FNH has impressed with […]

Rock River Arms X-1 Rifle

RRA X-1

Rock River Arms (RRA) introduced their new X-1 Series rifles at SHOT Show. Rock River Arms has continued to expand on a successful line of AR platform rifles, after winning a Federal contract to supply rifles to the DEA and several other Federal law enforcement agencies. Since that time Rock River has become a popular […]

The Savage Axis II Rifles

Savage Axis II

Savage released the Axis II rifle at SHOT Show this year. The original Axis was introduced by Savage as a bargain market entry level rifle, and has success in that competitive market. Now Savage takes the Axis II and moves beyond the basics to provide a very nice mid-level rifle. The Axis II includes the […]

WMD Guns – The Beast

WMD The Beast

WMD Guns of Stuart, Florida is now offering “The Beast” to the AR-15 market.  Known for their Nickel Boron coated parts and accessories, The Beast will be chambered in 5.56mm/.223.  The Nickel Boron (NiB-X) coating on nearly every major component should catch the shooter’s eye.  The barrel is coated in Nickel Boron, which WMD claims […]

SAR Arms 9mm Carbines

SAR Arms 9mm Carbine

SAR Arms is showing two 9mm carbines at the 2014 SHOT Show: the 109T and the TE54.  Both are AR-style rifles with lowers that are specifically designed to take 9mm magazines.  The models shown were semi-automatic. The 109T has a removable carry handle with a rear sight set for 50 and 100 yards.  The TE54 […]

New Stag Arms Model 3T

Stag 3T rifle

Stag Arms introduced their new Model 3T and Model 3T-M at the 2014 SHOT Show.  This is a rifle length direct impingement AR-15 chambered in 5.56 NATO.  As with all Stag models the Model 3T and Model 3T-M will be available in both right-handed and left-handed versions. What sets the 3T apart from the other […]

Desert Tech MDR

Desert Tech MDR

Desert Tech showed the new Micro Dynamic Rifle, or MDR, at the 2014 SHOT Show.  The new rifle is a bullpup-style, auto loading rifle that will be available in a wide variety of configurations.  Semi-auto and select fire versions will be available. The system is still under development, with production expected to start in 2015. […]

New Winchester Rifles for 2014

Winchester Big Loop rifle

At the 2014 SHOT Show, Winchester Repeating Arms will introduce several new rifles to the company’s catalog.  These include a new versions of the Model 1873, the Model 1885 Hunter Rimfire and the Model 1892 Large Loop Carbine. The Model 1873 is one of the classic American rifles.  For 2014, Winchester will be offering the […]