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Reflex suppressor on a Faxon ARAK21

With the reflex suppressor, 18″ barrel is required on ARAK21 to clear the gas regulator. With an AR15 and short forend, 16″ should be enough, but the result will be slightly louder due to higher gas pressure at the muzzle. … Continue reading

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CMMG and Faxon Piston AR Review: new on Shooting Illustrated

CMMG Mod4 SA and Faxon ARAK21 compared. Since SI placed only some of the photos supplied, I will add one of them below:

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A coming 4x BDC scope

PWS piston rifle with the prototype LucidĀ 4x prismatic scope.  

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Suppressed 300 Blackout

Primary Weapons System Mk.1 carbine and Gemtech sound suppressor.

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A better sight for the Little Badger

Putting the MARS on the little single-shot .22 was a joke. The sight was too big and it sat much too high over the bore. The little Lucid M7 is smaller and much cheaper and so a closer match to … Continue reading

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If you like folding stocks on AR15s, here’s another upper option

Since their web site is still in development, I’ll post the two sides of their SHOT show handout. These should start shipping by Spring. You can see their Facebook page for now.

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Faxon uppers — a better mousetrap.

At the recent industry shoot, I had a chance to try new Faxon AR uppers. The design is an AK-style long-stroke piston with a FAL-type gas regulator. It allows effective suppressed use without any gas blowback at the shooter. Little … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for a knight in shining armor.

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Offset backup sights

I address similar BUIS to my precision 20″ AR15 but they were standard Yankee Hill sights on Midwest Industries 45* adapters. Dueck sights come with their own mounts and this solution is a little more streamlined. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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