AR-15 News

The 300 Blackout in South Africa

The 300 Blackout in South Africa

I was a little late to the party with regards to the 300 Blackout, however there were those that had seen the light and wanted to get this calibre into South Africa. Deon from Hailstorm was one of the drivers of this and actually had to register this calibre with the CFR before being able […]

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New furniture and colours for 2014

New furniture and colours for 2014

We’ve seen a bit of a change in 2014 as far as furniture for AR15’s go. Over the last few years, manufacturers of rifles have started producing their own gear, shifting from the Magpul MOE furniture that we have become so used to seeing on certain lines. While I suspect the majority of manufacturers will […]

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Magpul’s MBUS PRO vs MBUS Gen 2

Magpul’s MBUS PRO vs MBUS Gen 2

AR15News created an excellent picture comparison of MagPul’s MBUS Gen 2 polymer flip-up sights versus the newly released MBUS PRO machined metal sights. The Magpul MBUS Gen 2’s are good sights and do most things that you need them to, but there are some applications where they don’t work that well, and this is the gap […]

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Bushmaster start shipping different length ACR barrels

Bushmaster start shipping different length ACR barrels

Bushmaster will finally be shipping different barrel lengths for their ACRs. One of the only complaints that really I hear or read of about on the ACR is that it’s a little front heavy, and maybe it is. The availability of 14.5″ and 10.5″ barrels is good news for those looking to shift the balance […]

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AR-15 Rifles

Sig Sauer M400 carbine

Sig Sauer M400 carbine

The SIG M400 carbine, is SIG SAUER‘s improved take on the direct impingement AR-style rifle, a B5 Systems SOPMOD 6-position telescoping stock, pistol grip, and KEYMOD carbine handguards are added in gray or foliage. Featuring 1:7 twist with Nitride treated barrel, the SIGM400 B5 carbines are machined from 7075-T6 aircraft grade aluminum and are finished […]

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New KMR rail from BCM

New KMR rail from BCM

BCM’s new KMR (KeyMod Rail) has been getting a lot of good reviews. KeyMod certainly seems to have taken off. The rifle has a M5 Sopmod stock, BCM grip, BCM comp and Inforce light. The mag is a Surefire 60 rounder. The bag is an Arcteryx Khard 30.  

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BCM and Haley Strategic Partners – The Jack Carbine

BCM and Haley Strategic Partners – The Jack Carbine

Here’s a neat little rifle that Travis Haley has put his name too. Travis has always had interesting rifle with the latest gadgets, but this rifle seems to go back to basics a little and gives you everything you need, and nothing you don’t. We’re unlikely to see these in South Africa any time soon, […]

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Schmeisser AR-15’s Arrive in South Africa

Schmeisser AR-15’s Arrive in South Africa

AR-15’s from a variety of manufacturers have been turning up in South Africa over the last couple years, with the latest being from Schmeisser in Germany imported by WACS / Hailstorm About Schmeisser The new Schmeisser company was founded by Thomas Hoff and Andreas Schumacher. The founders were in the firearms business for over 20 […]

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AR-15 Accessories

E-Lander Magazines and Accessories

E-Lander Magazines and Accessories

E-LANDER MAGS are high-performance, durable, steel magazines. Available in 10, 20, 30 and 40 round capacities, these are precision steel magazines for the AR-15 platform. With not that many 40 round mags on the market, this should create some interest with the sports shooting fraternity. E-Lander magazines are made in Israel for the Tavor and M16, […]

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INFORCE® WML HSP Weapon Mounted Light

INFORCE® WML HSP Weapon Mounted Light

Similar to the Inforce WML lights that we saw early in 2012, this version has had a make over from Haley Strategic partners. Here are a few details from HSP: The INFORCE® WML HSP was specced by Haley Strategic Partners for tactical low light applications. Running a white light with an upgraded 200 lumens of penetrating […]

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Ergo Grips now Available

Ergo Grips now Available

Honey Badger Armaments has added Ergo Grips to their accessory line.  While Ergo grips make grips, they also manufacture a large range of accessories, including low profile rail cover with always come in handy. Here’s a link to what’s currently available or contact sales@hbasa.co.za for more information. http://www.hbasa.co.za/ergo-grip

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LUCID HD7 Red Dot Sight

LUCID HD7 Red Dot Sight

The LUCID HD7 Red Dot Sight is a quality optic that’s durable, reliable and packed full of well thought out user friendly features.   This red dot sight has a cast aluminum frame that is fully rubber armored, waterproof, shockproof tested to .458 SOCOM, and fogproof made for extreme durability. 1/2 MOA windage and elevation adjustments on […]

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AR-15 Videos

AR15 Bolts and Bolt Carriers, they’re not all equal

AR15 Bolts and Bolt Carriers, they’re not all equal

Some AR15s cost more than others, even though they may look the same or even seem to have less features. Sometimes what you’re missing though, is in the detail. Whether you need that detail or not, is up to you, but at least understand why you’re paying more for one, then the other. Here’s a […]

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300 BLACKOUT YEAR – by Travis Haley

300 BLACKOUT YEAR – by Travis Haley

Published on Nov 13, 2012 Travis talks about HSP’s year in 300 Blk Out. He also takes to opportunity to discuss their findings and explain their justification of the round as a multi purpose platform in both short and long range situations.

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Travis Haley Running 300 BLK OUT on a VTAC 1-5 Drill

Travis Haley Running 300 BLK OUT on a VTAC 1-5 Drill

  Travis Running the VTAC 1-5 drill with BCM rifle with 300 Black Out 14.5 Noveske Barrel: Time: 2.4 sec Ammo: PNW arms 300blk match ammo That’s quick, in case you were wondering. 300 Black Out is now available in South Africa and while it’s still new, it’s a very interesting cartridge. Hailstorm sells PNW […]

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AR 15 Lubrication by James Yeager

AR 15 Lubrication by James Yeager

The proper method for lubricating an AR-15 upper reciever by James Yeager.

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