New rifles like the Skeli X11 are fun. Any time a gun manufacturer deviates from the mainstream, it causes the geek in me to take notice and try to get into the minds of the design team behind the weapon. At first blush, the new X11 promises a number of interesting things to examine and ponder.
Looking for a variable-power, high-quality scope for your AR-15? Consider the Mark AR series of rifle scopes from Leupold. These scopes offer extremely clear optics, excellent magnification and the durability you need when taking a rifle into the field. I had a chance to test a Leupold Mark AR 1.5-4×20 with the company’s integrated mounting system recently, […]
Update: I just watched this video (click here) of the MPAR-556 Gen II being run in a competition shoot by the guys at Full30. I was not impressed by its performance. MasterPiece Arms is releasing more information on the new MPAR 556, the company’s new piston driven AR rifle. The new rifle sounds like it […]
SIG SAUER, Inc. combines the ingenuity of SIG SAUER GmbH in Germany and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland. Long known for producing superior firearms, SIG SAUER has announced that it will begin production of the SIG SAUER 551-A1 as the civilian version of the SG 551 that is currently being used by the Swiss Army. […]
Ruger announced a new piston driven AR-15 rifle: the Ruger SR-556. Announced at the NRA convention, the SR-556 is a completely new line for Ruger, and part of an obvious effort to redefine the company. The SR-556 has a host of quality features, the most significant of which is the two-stage piston system. But, in […]
Rock River Arms has introduced a new AR-15 variant: the LAR-15 Elite Comp. Guaranteed to shoot 1.5″ MOA, the Elite Comp features a number of very nice features, typically seen only on nicely upgraded AR rifles. Chambered in 5.56 NATO (.223 Remington), the LAR-15 Elite Comp has a forged A4 upper with a 16″ chrome-lined […]