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Adcor Defense BEAR Gas Piston Rifle (GPR): Gas Piston/Op-Rod-Driven Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR with Forward Charging Handle and Free-Float Barrel (Video)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 21, 2011 Updated on 4/21/11. A company called Adcor Defense is manufacturing and marketing a new gas piston/op-rod (operating rod) tactical AR (AR-15) rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) called the B.E.A.R. Gas Piston Rifle (GPR). “B.E.A.R.” is an acronym that stands for “Brown Enhanced Automatic Rifle”, since the weapon was designed and ... Read More »

AXTS A-DAC Ambidextrous Dual Action Catch AR (AR-15/AR-10) Lower Receiver Series for Improved Speed and Handling/Ergonomics: Meet the AX556 and AX762 Ambi AR Lowers

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com The top two, and bottom three, photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). January 24, 2011 Updated on 2/04/11. First product up from ... Read More »

Reset RIPR (Rifle Integrated Power Rail): Central Power Source for Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR Accessories

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 19, 2010 Last updated on 1/08/11. While DefenseReview (DR) was at SOFIC 2010, we got ... Read More »

Vickers Combat Applications Sling (VCAS) by Larry Vickers and Blue Force Gear: This two-point tactical rifle sling may be just the ticket for your tactical training.

By Mike Chung independentarmament (at) gmail (dot) com January 25, 2010 When I first started taking tactical carbine courses, a retired Navy buddy of mine was starting to train with what was, at the time, the “new hotness”, a single-point sling. So, I decided to try one out, myself. Previously, I had only used the typical two-point slings like those ... Read More »

Daniel Defense LITE and Omega-X Rail Systems for Tactical AR-15 Carbines/Rifles

By Mike Chung July 14, 2009 As a long time black rifle enthusiast, I’ve bought and tried out many AR-15 related products for my own consumption. With the recently increased interest in the AR-15 rifle/carbine platform, dozens of “accessory” companies have sprouted. Anyone that’s into quality knows that a good chunk of these items on the market are junk, but ... Read More »

Live-Fire Video: Vltor VIS-1 M4/M4A1-Config Select-Fire Carbine

by David Crane david at defensereview.com DefenseReview has received a short video clip from Vltor Weapon Systems that shows their VIS-1 monolithic-type (one-piece) carbine-length upper receiver/Mil-Std-1913 rail system attached to an M4/M4A1 Carbine-config select-fire lower receiver and being run on full-auto at an outdoor range. The weapon is outfitted with a Vltor Carbine/collabsible Modstock, EOTech 552 HWS/HDS (Holographic Weapon Sight/HOLOgraphic Diffraction ... Read More »

TangoDown Vertical Foregrip for your Rifle, Carbine, or CQB Subcarbine.

by David Crane [email protected] The TangoDown M16/AR-15/M4 Vertical Grip (vertical foregrip), made by TangoDown, LLC/Buffer Technologies has received many highly positive reviews from some very knowledgable and experienced people, since it was first introduced. In fact, DefRev has yet to hear even one negative thing about it. The TangoDown vertical foregrip is designed to fit any MilSpec (i.e. Mil-Std) M1913 ... Read More »