The following is a Press Release From Aimpoint, Inc:
Chantilly, VA – December 15, 2015 – Aimpoint has announced the addition of a new line of pre-mounted Micro T-2 and Micro H-2 sights, that are immediately ready for use on AR-15 and M4 Carbine style rifles.
These sights come equipped with Aimpoint’s Lever Release Picatinny (LRP) Mount, and a 39mm spacer that provides absolute co-witness with backup iron sights on AR15 and M4 Carbine style rifles. The rail pressure on the LRP is fully adjustable, and the mount allows return-to-zero replacement if the sight is removed and replaced in the same position on the same rifle. The 39mm spacer can be removed in order to lower the optical axis of the sight for use on shotguns or submachineguns.
For more information on Aimpoint or the Micro AR-ready sights, visit the company’s webpage at: www.aimpoint.com.
Cross Machine Tool has released the new UHP15-SSA Lower Receiver. SSA stands for “Smooth Side Ambi”, which features all of the standard Ambidextrous features of the UHP15A Lower Receiver without branding and logos present on the left side of the lower.
The purchaser can opt to have Cross Machine Tool to laser engrave a personalized SBR or Trust Information on the receiver. The laser engraving is at a depth of .003″ which is in line with BATFE requirements and can be placed on either the right side of the receiver above the trigger pin hole or on the bottom of the trigger guard.
The 9.9 oz UHP-15SSA is CNC machined from 7075-T6 billet aluminum and is finished in Type III, Class II Anodized Black. The UHP-15SSA features standard diameter trigger and hammer pin holes, “Safe” and “Fire” selector markings, an Integrally Machined Trigger Guard, a Flared Magwell that is compatible with USGI and PMAGs, an Upper Receiver Tensioning Screw and has a Bolt Catch Screw included.
The MSRP of the UHP15-SSA is $229.00, but is available at an Introductory Price of $199.00. Engraving is an extra $30.
The following is a Press Release from Daniel Defense:
Daniel Defense Adds DDM4 300S to Popular Rifle Line
Black Creek, GA – December 8, 2015. Daniel Defense—engineer and manufacturer of the world’s finest firearms, precision rail systems, and accessories— announced today that it has added the DDM4 300S to its offering of Short Barreled Rifles.
The 300S was designed for those demanding a high-performance, short barrel rifle chambered in the versatile 300 Blackout cartridge. Built around a 10.3” Strength-to-Weight profile barrel, the 300S uses standard 5.56 bolts and magazines to deliver .30 caliber projectiles with greater muzzle energy than comparable 5.56mm platforms. The increasingly popular 300 Blackout cartridge has proven itself to be extremely efficient in short barrel rifles, yielding superior ballistics over the venerable 7.62×39 cartridge.
With a wide variety of factory ammunition made for everything from home defense, target shooting, hunting, suppressed operation, and tactical applications, the 300S is capable of delivering exceptional performance from a compact, fast-handling package.
The DDM4 300S is available for purchase from authorized Daniel Defense dealers or directly from Daniel Defense. MSRP for the 300S is $1749.00
About Daniel Defense
Located in Black Creek, Georgia, Daniel Defense is a leading manufacturer of premium firearms, rail systems, and accessories. Its iconic brand remains unmatched in quality, precision, and world-class customer service. President/CEO Marty Daniel founded Daniel Defense and started out creating rails and accessories for the AR-15 platform in small batches. Today, with two locations and a combined 137,000 square feet of manufacturing space, Daniel Defense designs and manufactures some of the world’s highest-quality firearms for civilian, law enforcement, and military customers.
Mega Arms has added two new variants to their upper receiver/handguard lineup, the “MKM MATEN KeyMod” and the “Wedge Lock AR-15 Handguard KeyMod”. With the quality that Mega Arms has produced in the past, I am positive that customers will not be disappointed in any aspect of these pieces. Key features that have been updated on these pieces is the addition of a short section of KeyMod slots at the 45 degrees at the front of the rail on the Wedge Lock. The MKM MATEN has removed almost the entire length of KeyMod slots at the 45 degrees, with the exception of the front of the rail and have replaced the commonly unused slots with an appealing angular and beveled design.
MKM MATEN KeyMod
The new Mega Arms KeyMod .308 (MKM-MATEN) is built as a two piece precision-fit unit consisting of an upper receiver and a handguard. The MKM MATEN comes with an installed dust cover and includes the necessary assembly screws, a 9-Slot KeyMod rail section, barrel nut and wrench.
The MKM MATEN is only going to be compatible with a Mega Arms MATEN Billet Lower Receiver, though it will work with all standard KeyMod accessories.
The MKM MATEN has the strength and durability of a billet upper receiver coupled with the sturdy and lightweight extruded handguard. The installation of the MKM line is just about as easy as you can get with the rail only needing to be attached with the assembly screws.
The specs of the MKM MATEN include a black hard anodized finish with a surface hardness of “60 Rockwell”, an Inside Diameter (Handguard) of approximately 1.75 inches and the weight varies depending on the length. A 12” Rifle Length system weighs in at 28.4 oz and the cost is $552. A 14” Extended Rifle Length system weighs in at 29.8 oz and the cost is $583. The cost includes both the upper receiver as well as the rail and previously mentioned included items.
The new Mega Arms Wedge Lock AR-15 Handguard KeyMod features a new “cutting edge” ultra-strong and lightweight design that is simply attached with a one screw fastening system. I have not yet had the pleasure of testing this system out for myself, so this may end up being even an easier install than the MKM systems.
The Wedge Lock AR-15 Handguard is created from 7075-T6 extruded aluminum that features a Titanium barrel nut and a black Nitrided wedge system and also includes assembly tools. Compatible with any MIL-SPEC upper receiver, the Wedge Lock also features a handguard anti-rotation pin.
The specs of the Wedge Lock include an Interior Dimension of 1.225 inches, which will not allow a suppressor to be mounted under the rail. The Wedge Lock comes in five varying lengths and weights. The Carbine Length is 7” and has a weight yet to be determined. The cost of the Carbine Length is $249. The Mid Length is 9” and weighs in at 11.12 oz with a cost of $272. The Rifle Length is 12” and weighs in at 13.05 oz with a cost of $295. The Extended Rifle Length is 14” and weighs in at 14.33 oz with a cost of $326. Lastly, the Mega Extended Length is a whopping 16” long and weighs in at 15.58 oz with a cost of $357.
In light of yesterdays tragedy in San Bernardino, this is something that EVERYONE should read On Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs by LTC (Ret)Dave Grossman at least once in their lives. It puts society as a whole into a perspective. What are you? A Sheep, A Wolf, or A Sheepdog. I have been a Sheepdog for the past 18 years and will continue to be one until the day I die.
You do not need to answer this publicly, but be 100% honest with yourself. Are you a predator that preys on the weak and victimizes your fellow man? Are you the weak that is victimized without a clue what threats are around you? Or are you a protector that can protect the “flock” as well as yourself and refuses to become a willing victim? If an imminent and unsuspecting threat were to slap you in the face right now, which category would you fall into?
Everyone in the world falls into one of these three categories. You are either a predator, a protector, or the prey. With governmental elections coming upon us, what characteristic do you want the leader you are voting for to be?
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