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Diamondhead USA V-RS T/TD Versa-Rail System Lightweight Free-Float Triangular Tactical Handguard/Modular Rail System for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBRs at SHOT Show 2012 (Video!)

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips embedded below were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). March 29, 2012 Last updated on 9/06/12. While ... Read More »

Troy Industries BattleRail Alpha and TRX Extreme Lightweight Modular Rail Systems/Tactical Handguards: Ready for a Custom Tactical AR (AR-15) Rifle/Carbine/SBR Build

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 28, 2011 Troy BattleRail Alpha (or Alpha BattleRail) Mil-Std-1913 “Picatinny” lightweigt modular rail system/forend rail tube/tactical handguard would appear to be a viable choice for this purpose. Lately, DR has more experience with Daniel Defense (DD) and Samson Manufacturing (Mfg.) rail systems, which are excellent, but we’ve been thinking of giving ... Read More »

Troy Industries Powered Rail System and Tactical Rifle Accessories for Tactical AR Rifles/Carbines/SBRs: Centrally-Powered Integrated Tactical Aiming Laser Battle Sight Mount and 45-Degree Mini-Red Dot Sight Mount (DR Exclusive!)

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 30, 2011 Last updated on 9/03/11. It’s been a looong time since DefenseReview (DR) has done a story on Troy Industries products. There’s no reason for this, really, other than that we haven’t had any kind of relationship with the company. It’s been difficult to reach people there (Troy) to get ... Read More »

Adams Arms (AA) Evo Ultralite Ultra-Light/Super-Lightweight Gas Piston/Op-Rod AR Carbine Upper Receiver Assemblies (Mid-Length and Carbine-Length) for 3-Gun Competition and Combat: Super-Accurate and Super-Fast!

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By Jeff Gurwitch July 25, 2011 When I first saw that Adams Arms (AA) was going to offer a super-lightweight upper with a “pencil thin” barrel, I was very skeptical. I could not help but think back to my time in basic training many years ago, where I was issued a M16A1. Thin profile barrels just seemed flimsy and out ... Read More »

Daniel Defense DDM4v7 (also written DDM4 v7) Mid-Length Tactical AR Carbine/Rifle Outfitted with DD MFR 12.0 (Daniel Defense Modular Float Rail 12.0) Lightweight Modular Tactical Handguard/Rail System and Contour Gun Cam (Video Camera) System at SOFIC 2011 (Video!)

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by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these materials. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). June 15, 2011 While DefenseReview.com (DR) was making ... Read More »

Samson Evolution Series Rail System-Outfitted Adams Arms 7.5” PDW Piston AR SBR for Dynamic Close Quarters Battle (CQB) and Tactical Training: DARC-Ready!

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By J.B. (Federal LEO) All photos (except for the first two/top two 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). You can identify DR’s photos because they were taken at SHOT Show ... Read More »

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 »