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Grey Ghost Precision Announces Strategic Partnership with Aero Precision

The following is a Press Release from Grey Ghost Precision and Aero Precision:

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Lakewood, WA and Seattle, WA – Grey Ghost Precision, leading manufacturers of accurate, reliable, and attainable weapon systems, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Aero Precision, an industry leader in high-volume manufacturing of firearms components. 

The partnership will allow GGP’s current GLOCK line of components to leap to the next level, in utilizing Aero’s manufacturing abilities and expertise, as well as their distribution channels to help reach the end-users without the commonly found long lead times. GGP’s products can be in your hands faster and without compromising the quality both companies are best known for. 

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Combining the minds at both Grey Ghost Precision and Aero Precision creates a fully in-house solution in the manufacturing of the Grey Ghost Precision’s entire weapon system lines, for a complete service OEM production.  This manufacturing capability will allow for the GGP customer to bypass the extended waiting periods before they are able to receive their GGP orders.

Customers will soon begin to see the two companies collaborating on the GGP line of slides, introduced at SHOT Show in Las Vegas. GGP’s slides are available in two different machine patterns for the G19 and G17, as well as the option of with or without an RMR optic cut. 

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“We are incredibly excited about what this partnership brings to the market,” stated Grey Ghost Precision CEO, Casey Ingels.  “Both of our brands are focused on top tier products and our customers are of the upmost priority. We wanted to align ourselves with a company who shared our same values, and work ethic – the fact that they come from the Pacific NorthWest only further cemented their place in our hearts.”

Aero Precision is well known in the industry for high quality design with a strict production values, quality control measures of the highest order and an incredible work ethic. The combination of the two entities not only promises the best in quality but an unparalleled composition of innovation, drive and perfection. 

Both GGP and Aero take the satisfaction very seriously, making it a point to remain relevant to each of their customers by being in constant contact with them. Relying on end-user feedback is the most important aspect in design and manufacturing – and both companies have demonstrated how imperative it is to know and live that credo.

“We are incredibly end-user focused; and with several of our products currently being deployed with teams in combat, our focus on the feedback from those who put themselves into harms way is the most imperative,” stated Ingels.

The partnership of these two awesome teams not only promises to bring new products to the market, but ensure that each product that goes out the door is to the ultimate end-user satisfaction and perfection. 


About GGP

Grey Ghost Precision produces weapon systems that are accurate, reliable, and attainable while ensuring that these platforms are ready for combat and will stand the rigors of hard use and perform with devastating results. The GGP team collectively has an extensive background in the military and in manufacturing. Rifle and pistol design specifications are directly influenced by a network of industry and shooting sports experts.

When customers include family and friends that use these rifles, pistols and accessories to protect themselves in dangerous environments, you are very serious about their safety and survival. GGP has zeroed in on quality and reliability to ensure that these platforms are ready for combat and will stand the rigors of hard use and perform with devastating results.


About Aero Precision

Aero Precision is known for two things: superior engineering & machining, and the ability to get the customer what they need, when they need it. Their products have been recognized across the country by members of the military and law enforcement communities for one simple fact – they work better. Aero Precision’s roots are deeply tied to aerospace, and the company’s drive for clean, perfect engineering and machining stems from that. When you’re building something that will fly in the air, there is no margin for error. The team at Aero takes that same approach in the firearms industry. Not every manufacturer will have razor thin tolerance levels. Not every manufacturer will personally oversee the development, design and machining of every part that comes off the line. Aero Precision is not every manufacturer.

Manufacturing a great receiver isn’t just about what the end product looks like. It’s about what it feels like, how it works, how it handles and performs. Aero Precision pushes the boundaries of manufacturing and challenge the status quo by constantly looking for new ways to use, develop or evolve existing processes. By personally designing and engineering state of the science tooling in-shop, they are able to leverage the latest machine tool technologies to provide you with components of the highest quality.

https://aeroprecisionusa.com/

Lancer Systems Announces L5AWM Smoke 30 Round Magazine NSN

The following is a Press Release from Lancer Systems:
Quakertown, PA – July 11, 2017 – Lancer Systems LP, a leading advanced weapons and components engineering company, today announced their L5AWM 30 round Smoke magazine has been given an official National Stock Number (NSN) by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). “The NSN will allow U.S. Government Agencies, U.S. Military and NATO partners to streamline their procurement of the L5AWM magazine,” stated Kas McManus, Business Area Manager for Small Arms at Lancer Systems.

lancer-magazinesLancer set out to engineer a better 5.56 magazine; one with the reliability of steel, durability of polymer and weight of aluminum – the L5AWM. The magazine design includes a one-piece, wrap-around steel feed lip assembly and an aggressive surface texture to create the ultimate hybrid magazine tough enough for military, LE and commercial use. The internal geometry of the Advanced Warfighter Magazine is a constant curvature utilizing a non-tilting follower for reliable feeding of 5.56X45mm NATO ammunition. The body and component materials are corrosion and chemical resistant, passing military chemical testing. The L5AWM is compatible with modern weapon systems, including M4/M16/AR, SCAR16, HK416, ARX160, SIG MCX etc.

NSN: 1005-01-657-7839
P/N:  999-000-2320-01

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From concept through production, Lancer engineers solutions that make a difference. Whether it is in the hands of our Service men/women to protect and serve, our OEM partners to meet their most demanding requirements or our commercial customers to enhance their shooting experience, our products will provide a definitive advantage.
About Lancer Systems
Lancer creates value solutions for challenging and harsh environment applications using composite, ceramic and fiber optic technologies. With engineering and manufacturing capabilities that span across our advanced weapons & components, composites, fiber optics and seals business areas, Lancer delivers innovative solutions trusted by customers in the defense, aerospace, natural gas and oil industries. For additional information, contact Lancer at 610.973.2600, email info@lancer-systems.com or visit
To order L5AWM Smoke 30 Round Magazines utilizing the NSN contact:
Tactical Global Solutions
34618 Spindle Tree St.
Winchester CA, 92596
951-796-9825

Steyr M9-A1 Pistol Now Available in OD Green

The following is a Press Release from Steyr Arms:

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 5, 2017) — Steyr Arms announced the introduction of its M9-A1 pistol with an OD Green grip frame today. OD Green has been a staple color for Steyr’s polymer furniture for nearly than 50 years, having been used extensively on the SSG 69 rifle and the STG 77, more commonly known as the AUG. Now the M9-A1 has been added to the list of Steyr firearms in OD Green, due in no small part to the overwhelming number of requests from U.S. shooters.
M9-A1_ODG_R_Env In the Steyr pistol line, the M9-A1 is the full-size offering with a 4-inch cold-hammer-forged barrel. These pistols have achieved a great deal of regard among American shooters for their comfortable ergonomics, remarkable safety features, intuitive sighting system, amazing accuracy and extreme reliability.
The M9-A1 features an innovative polymer frame that offer shooters unparalleled ergonomics with a high grip and an extremely low bore axis that mitigates muzzle rise, and the grip angle is optimal for a very natural point of aim. On the bottom of the frame’s dust cover is a Picatinny rail for mounting illumination and laser-aiming devices. An integrated trigger safety with a Reset Action System trigger requires positive finger pressure to operate, and the striker-fired M9-A1 also incorporates a keyed safety lock.
The suggested retail price for OD Green M9-A1 is $560.
Established in Steyr, Austria, in 1864, Steyr Mannlicher, GmbH, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious firearms manufacturers. Steyr’s comprehensive lines of premium hunting rifles and precision sporting and tactical firearms are technically mature, and their subtle elegance also communicates the harmony between appearance and substance. Steyr’s legendary SBS actions and cold-hammer-forged barrels are distinctive and unparalleled. Steyr Arms is the subsidiary headquarters of Steyr Mannlicher in the U.S. For more information, contact Steyr Arms at 2530 Morgan Rd., Bessemer, AL 35022; call (205) 417-8644; or visit  www.steyrarms.com.

Tyrant Designs CNC announces the release of the HALO Handstop

Following on the heels of the very popular HALO Vertical Grip, Tyrant Designs CNC is announcing the release of their new HALO Handstop.  See the below Press Release from Tyrant Designs for more information.

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The following is a Press Release from Tyrant Designs:
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Tyrant Designs CNC is at it again, this time coming out with their new HALO Series AR HandStop. Machined from aerospace grade aluminum and finished in hardcoat Black, Red, Grey and Blue these little AR-15 handstops fit directly onto MLOK and KeyMod handguards by utilizing Tyrant Designs’ 2 in 1 technology.
They’ve stated that the HALO HandStop works great as a forward stop and a barricade stop as well.
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Their Pre Sale event is going on now, so head to their site if you’re interested in picking a few up at a great price. “After the success of our AR-15 vertical grip, we are very excited to release our new HALO Series AR HandStop. We only hope that our customers enjoy it as much as the VFG. We plan on growing out the HALO Series even more with a new AR pistol grip coming soon! ”
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SHOP PRE SALE PRICING OF THE HANDSTOP NOW AT WWW.TYRANTCNC.COM
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Tyrant Designs CNC is an AR accessories manufacturer based just outside of Chicago. They have had several successful designs for AR pistol grips and are now working on expanding their product line.

4 for the 4th Giveaway Released by Faxon, Freedom Munitions, Polymer80, Brownells, Tricon & Other Partners

The following is a Press Release from Faxon Firearms:

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(CINCINNATI, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release the “4 for the 4th” sweepstakes. The new giveaway showcases fantastic products for the Glock platform including components for two complete handguns, EDC gear, ammunition, accessories, and more from the sponsor companies. Entrants can enter at www.9mmgiveaway.com

The 4 for the 4th Giveaway is sponsored by amazing industry innovators and leaders including (in alphabetical order):

  • Black Rhino Concealment
  • Blue Alpha Gear
  • Brownells
  • Faxon Firearms
  • Freedom Munitions,
  • Lone Wolf Distributors
  • Magpul Industries
  • Overwatch Precision
  • Pew Pew Tactical
  • Polymer80
  • Trijicon

The contest is legal across all states per the terms and conditions. Potential winners in “restricted” states such as California, New York, and New Jersey will have components modified or substituted for compliance if they win.  Entrants will be able to earn extra entries for sharing with friends, answering some quick questions, or actions like visiting sponsor sites. The contest is open now and ends July 4th at midnight PST.

“We are pleased to be working with the best in the industry to bring customers the 4 for the 4th giveaway,” remarked Curt Staubach, Marketing Coordinator at Faxon Firearms. “With this contest, we are able to showcase fantastic handgun builds and products that anyone could carry with confidence.”

The full prize list is detailed below and at www.9mmgiveaway.com

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First Prize:

  • Trijicon RMR – RM01 3.25 MOA
  • Polymer 80 PF940C Frame
  • Lone Wolf Signature Series slide
  • Magpul 21 round mags (4)
  • Faxon Match Series Barrel
  • Brownells – Lower parts kit
  • Freedom Munitions – 1000 rounds of ProMatch 9mm ammo
  • Overwatch Precision TAC trigger
  • Black Rhino Concealment – custom holster
  • Blue Alpha Gear Hybrid EDC belt
  • Pew Pew Tactical gun case, hat, patch

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Second Prize

  • Polymer 80 PF940C Frame and Slide
  • Magpul 21 round mags (2)
  • Faxon Match Series Barrel
  • Brownells – Tritium night sights, lower parts kit, and slide completion kit
  • Freedom Munitions – 500 rounds of ProMatch 9mm ammo
  • Overwatch Precision TAC trigger
  • Blue Alpha Gear Hybrid EDC belt
  • Pew Pew Tactical gun case, hat, patch

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Third Prize:

  • Magpul 21 round mags (2)
  • Faxon Match Series Barrel
  • Freedom Munitions – 250 rounds of ProMatch 9mm ammo
  • Pew Pew Tactical gun case

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Fourth Prize:

  • Magpul 21 round mags (2)
  • Faxon Match Series Barrel
  • Freedom Munitions – 250 rounds of ProMatch 9mm ammo
  • Pew Pew Tactical hat

About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms marketplace focusing on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, upper receivers, and an ever-expanding portfolio of innovative accessories, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers and OEM accounts are welcome.

TROY Memorial Day Freedom Upgrade Event

The following is a Press Release from TROY:

West Springfield, MA – TROY extends their National Military Appreciation Month offers with a $1,090 package for only $700 which includes the TROY SPC A3 Rifle, TROY HK front and round rear BattleSights™, TROY BattleSling®, 3-pack of TROY BattleMags® and a bonus swag bag.  Sale runs Friday, May 26 – Monday, May 29 with full details at www.worldoftroy.com.

The TROY SPC A3 (SCAR-CA4-16BT-01) is a 5.56, Optic Ready MSR with a 13” TRX2 BattleRail, A2 Flash Suppressor, M-4 Style 6-position stock with a forged lower and M4A4-type flat top forged upper receiver with M4 feed ramps (MSRP $799) with Freedom Upgrade Bonus items:

  • TROY Rear Folding BattleSight in black (SSIG-FBS-R0BT-00), Value: $119.00
  • TROY HK Style Front Folding BattleSight in black (SSIG-FBS-FHBT-00), Value: $99.00
  • TROY 30 round BattleMag 3 pack in black (SMAG-3PK-00BT-00), Value:  $35.00 (10 round substituted where legally required)
  • TROY 2-point Adjustable Sling (WSLG-MLWB0), Value: $29.99
  • Packed in a red TROY string backpack with a 2017 Catalog, My Service Rifle Cards, Combat Arms Magazine featuring the TROY SFOD-D M16A2 Carbine and an extensive historical view of the Battle of Mogadishu, American Gunfighter Brochure (MIL/LEO/First Responder Program), pen, stickers and a 2017 Challenge Coin.

TROY continues to thank and honor our service members, retired military, veterans, spouses, their families and friends with National Appreciation Month Offers which include:

  • 17% off your TroyInd.com accessory purchase with promo code SOLDIER17 (excludes Third Party Products)
  • Add a 3-pack of black TROY 30-round BattleMags® (SMAG-3PK-00BT-00) to your cart, your entire TroyInd.com purchase ships free UPS Ground
  • Get Your Hands on History™ and take 10% off the meticulous tribute carbines of Vietnam, the TROY GAU-5/A/A and XM177E2 at www.MyServiceRifle.com
  • TROY Thank You Gift with order for credentialed members of our Military

All NMAM offers are available through May 31, 2017.  Military discounts provided year-long.  Contact Sales@TroyInd.com with any questions or for further details.

Angstadt Arms New 5.5″ Handguards Now Available

The following is a Press Release from Angstadt Arms:

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The Angstadt Arms UDP Series 5.5″ handguard is now available at the introductory price of $155 shipped. That’s a $30 savings off the regular price. Price is good through this weekend (5/21/17).

Features:

  • Compatible with both .223/5.56 and 9mm
  • Free float, 7 sided design that allows for 45 degree offset mounting options
  • M-LOK® mounting interface on 7 sides and 2 QD swivel mounting points
  • Special design allows for a super slim profile that still allows sound suppressors 1.39″ in diameter and smaller to tuck inside of the handguard when used with an exact length 6” barrel.

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UDP Series 5.5” M-LOK® handguard. Compatible with .223/5.56 and 9mm calibers. Shown with their 6″ barrel.

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Pickup the new UDP series 5.5″ handguard this weekend for only $155 Shipped!

Press Release – New .308 Pencil Barrels from Faxon Firearms

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The following is a press release from Faxon Firearms:
(CINCINNATI, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of Faxon’s famed Pencil profile barrels for the .308 Winchester. The new .308 Winchester pencil barrels are the lightest available for the caliber, yet maintain maximum versatility for all applications.
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Developed upon Faxon’s the solid foundation of 5.56 pencil barrels,the .308 Winchester Pencil barrels focus on lightweight performance for the AR10 platform. The 16” and 18” rifle barrels are each less than 2 lbs. The 20” model is only 2.07 lbs.
The barrels feature a 1/10 twist, rifled 100% in-house by Faxon under our numerous quality certifications. For maximum versatility, the barrels are chambered in .308 Winchester and feature concentric 5/8×24 threads with a relieved shoulder capped off with an 11-degree target crown. All .308 Winchester barrels are manufactured from certified military-grade gun-barrel quality 4150 steel and are individually magnetic particle inspected for safety.
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“.308 ARs have historically been heavy weapons,” stated Nathanial Schueth, Director of Sales & Product Management. “Faxon wants to continue challenging that paradigm through its pencil profile. With these barrels, sub 5lbs battle rifles are within reach.”
The new .308 Winchester pencil barrels are available today from Faxon and its dealer network. MSRP is $259, $269, and $279 for 16”, 18”, and 20”, respectively.
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16″, PENCIL, .308 WIN, Mid-Length, 4150 QPQ
  • Barrel Material: 4150 GBQ
  • Barrel Caliber: .308 WIN
  • Barrel Twist: 1:10
  • Barrel Length: 16”
  • Barrel Profile: PENCIL
  • Barrel Gas System: Mid
  • Inside Finish: QPQ Salt Bath Nitride
  • Outside Finish: QPQ Salt Bath Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 5/8-24 TPI
  • Gas Block Diameter: .750″
  • Gas Port Diameter: .081″
  • Gas Block Journal Length: 1.1″
  • Barrel Extension: LR-308 (DPMS Compatible)
  • Weight: 1.78 lbs
  • Magnetic Particle Inspected!
  • 11-degree Target Crown
18″, PENCIL, .308 WIN, Rifle-Length, 4150 QPQ
  • Barrel Material: 4150 GBQ
  • Barrel Caliber: .308 WIN
  • Barrel Twist: 1:10
  • Barrel Length: 18”
  • Barrel Profile: PENCIL
  • Barrel Gas System: Rifle
  • Inside Finish: QPQ Salt Bath Nitride
  • Outside Finish: QPQ Salt Bath Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 5/8-24 TPI
  • Gas Block Diameter: .750″
  • Gas Port Diameter: .093″

For more information, please visit Faxon Firearms at http://faxonfirearms.com/

Faxon Firearms Announces Sub 1 Pound 10.5” Pencil Barrel

The following is a Press Release from Faxon Firearms:
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(CINCINNATI, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of the new 10.5” Pencil barrel chambered in 5.56 NATO. The new 10.5” pencil barrel clocks in at less than 1 pound, focusing on maximum maneuverability and versatility for any pistol or SBR platform.
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Focusing on removing all possible weight, the 10.5” Pencil barrel is formally rated at .9 lbs. including the barrel extension. The barrel is set up for standard carbine length gas systems, using a .625” diameter gas block journal, 1.1” in length – ideal for low-profile and light weight gas blocks.
The barrels feature a 1/8 twist, conventionally rifled 100% in-house by Faxon under our numerous quality certifications. For maximum versatility, the barrels are chambered in 5.56 NATO and feature concentric 1/2×28 threads with a relieved shoulder. The 4150 certified gun barrel quality steel is individually magnetic particle inspected and finished with a durable and resilient nitride.
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“We are thrilled to continue expanding our pencil barrel product line with the 10.5,” stated Nathanial Schueth, Director of Sales & Product Management. “Our pencil barrels are the lightest in the industry and with the 10.5” we have set another benchmark in ultralight performance.”
The 10.5” pencil barrel is available today and shipping now to Faxon’s dealers and OEM customers. MSRP is $159.00. New dealer and OEM inquiries are welcome.
10.5” Pencil Barrel Specifications
  • Barrel Material: 4150 Certified Gun Barrel Quality Steel, Triple Stress Relieved
  • Barrel Type: Button Rifled
  • Barrel Caliber: 5.56
  • Barrel Twist: 1:8
  • Barrel Length: 10.5″
  • Barrel Profile: Pencil
  • Barrel Gas System: Carbine
  • Inside Finish: Nitride
  • Outside Finish: Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)
  • Gas Block Diameter: .625″
  • Gas Port Diameter: .081″
  • Gas Block Journal Length: 1.1″
  • Barrel Extension: M4
  • Weight: .9 lbs.
  • Magnetic Particle Inspected
  • 11-degree Target Crown
About Faxon Firearms:
Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms marketplace focusing on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, upper receivers, and an ever-expanding portfolio of innovative accessories, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers and OEM accounts are welcome.