Time to hit the range! We tricked out this Ruger AR-556 5.56 NATO rifle purchased from us with a ton of upgrades. The full ingredient list includes:
⚡️ In-house urban camo #Cerakote job by our Cerakote guru Tom⚡️ Timney AR-15 Competition trigger set to 3 lbs⚡️ Sig Sauer Romeo MSR red dot sight mount & boresighted⚡️ Battle Arms ambidextrous safety⚡️ Magpul M-LOK rails, magazine release and B.A.D. lever
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RANT | For years, I've grumbled the firearms industry lacks consistency when it comes to components. For example, the popularity of AR-15s exploded the aftermarket for furniture and parts, many of which are advertised as universal or drop-in. Well, as in life, this is the exception, not the rule. In reality, manufacturers don't follow a set group of standards. That can - not always - cause issues when different components are mixed and matched.
One giant headache we've seen repeatedly in the Service Shop is cycling problems with customized AR builds. Each rifle is unique, so our in-house AR guru Chris has spent countless hours dissecting the interplay between ammo, gas ports, and gas blocks for solutions. Adding a suppressor into th...
This Browning Superposed 12 ga (dated to 1961) came to the Service Shop for a cleaning and was also having selection issues. Chris tore it down and gave it a good clean & lube, removing rust and other gummed up oils. He replaced both mainsprings and the firing pins. He had to retrofit the firing pins to allow for proper protrusion for strong primer strikes. Chris then honed and polished both chambers and scrubbed corrosion from the bore. Finally, he stoned the inertia block shelf and sear tails to ease transition to the second barrel. The Superposed shined up like a new penny and no longer has selection issues. HUZZAH!Fun fact: Did you know the Superposed was the first over/under shotgun to be produced ever? Production started waaaay...