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  1. AR Rifles
    Polymer receivers, they just can't be trusted.
  2. AR Rifles
    Just came across these lower recievers last night by Tennessee arms company. Seems pretty cool. Only 39.99. They also do custom engraved lowers. I think I might try one out. http://www.tnarmsco.com/hybrid-polymer-lower-receiver-any-color-free-shipping/ "The TN-Arms 15 is a Nylon bodied AR-15...
  3. Semi-Auto Handguns
    Spectre 80% Polymer Glock Frame Polymer 80 is coming out with an 80% Glock frame. They are available for pre-sale for $135. MSRP is $179.99. A bit steep for an 80% polymer frame. The kit will include drill bits, the jig, end mill bits and a custom locking block. They project to have frames...
  4. Semi-Auto Handguns
    For my first pistol I am looking to get a Jericho. Which will be better a polymer or steel Jericho? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
  5. Open Firearm Discussions
    Explosive Failure of Polymer AK Magazines… From Sitting In A Safe? Posted by Nathaniel F Ever seen a magazine explode? Lee "The Gun Writer" Williams was greeted by the aftermath of this dramatic failure of a Bulgarian AK magazine, little more than a week ago: I had a surprise last...
  6. Open Firearm Discussions
    The State of the Polymer Pistol by Major Pandemic Almost thirty years ago, Glock entered the market with a polymer pistol design that challenged everything we thought we knew about modern pistol design. Even way before that industry shaking event, H&K offered their VP70 back in the...
  7. Semi-Auto Handguns
    American Tactical Imports Polymer 1911 by: Richard Johnson 0 Comments At the 2015 SHOT Show, American Tactical Imports (ATI) is now showing a prototype polymer 1911 pistol. This is the same gun that I first brought news of from the 2014 NASGW expo. The new guns are still in a prototype form...
  8. Semi-Auto Handguns
    BUL M5 Polymer 1911 imported by Battle Ready International by Nathaniel F The BUL M5 polymer 1911 pistol, which has been imported by a number of other companies (Kimber and Charles Daly, for instance), is being imported by Battle Ready International under the BUL brand name. According to...
  9. Semi-Auto Handguns
    I had the chance to shoot a friends Glock 26 the other day and I'm just about to pull the trigger, (bad pun intended) on a new G26 but I wanted to get some feedback on how it shoots some of the cheaper Russian target ammo. My SR45 has never had a FTF or FTE with the Russian stuff but I have had...
  10. Semi-Auto Handguns
    Five full-sized polymer handguns that should make Glock nervous 5/27/14| by Jim Grant Hail to the king, baby. (Photo by Jim Grant) When Gaston Glock first introduced his Model 17, the gun world laughed at the prospect of plastic guns made by Mattel. Some 32 years later, Glock has the last...
  11. AR Rifles
    New A*B Arms Polymer Handguards Posted by Sam Cadle Seems lately everyone is making things in polymer for the AR platform, including lowers. Having reviewed a polymer lower earlier this year, I can say that polymer is not ready quite yet for a structural part of the firearm like the lower...
  12. AR Rifles
    PSA: PlumCrazy Polymer Lowers ILLEGAL Says Letter from BATFE by Steve Johnson A photo of the PlumCrazy lower from the BATFE Letter PlumCrazy was a brand of polymer AR-15 lower receivers that were manufactured by PCF Manufacturing until they mysteriously went out of business in late 2011...
  13. AR Rifles
    New polymer Diamondhead sights and Diamondhead rifles by Stag Arms 11/14/13| by Max Slowik Diamondhead USA is gearing to launch a polymer version of their unique backup iron sights. These new sights maintain the same diamond shape that the company is named for but use a composite polymer...
  14. AR Rifles
    New hybrid zinc-polymer AR-15 lower from ATI American Tactical Imports, or ATI, has developed a hybrid lower for their Omni series of lowers and AR-15 rifles. The new Omni Hybrid design incorporates a hardened zinc alloy insert at the rear of the lower receiver that provides support to the...
  15. Semi-Auto Handguns
    Browning planning new polymer 1911-22 11/04/13| by Max Slowik Browning is tooling up to add a new addition to their series of Model 1911A1-styled .22 Long Rifle pistols for 2014. The new handgun will use a polymer frame as opposed to the aluminum frames used with the other 1911-22s. The new...
  16. Rifles
    I've been shooting some old hand-me-down bricks of Remington Thunderbolt and it has to be the dirtiest stuff I've ever put through my 22s. I want to give the guns a thorough cleaning before I put them up for the winter and I'm a bit concerned with the 10/22 trigger group. I generally use CLP...
  17. AR Rifles
    Might be worth a look. http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/New_Frontier_Armory_STRIPPED_AR15_Polymer_Lower_p/nfa-stripped.htm
  18. Open Firearm Discussions
    Help me decide... Thinking of getting a Crimson Trace for my Beretta 92 and/or (probably and) my Kimber 1911,wanted your opinions: Why choose a red or green laser? I would think red is better in low light? Why choose a rubber grip over a polymer? Just comfort? Thanks all... Joey
  19. Semi-Auto Handguns
    A polymer frame 1911.... http://www.rockriverarms.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=category.display&category_id=559
  20. Semi-Auto Handguns
    seems like a majority of the new firearms being produced are made of Polymer.. Even colt has stepped back into the polymer game with the making of the new polymer Colt Mustang.. Is this something we're going to see more of? Is polymer taking over the industry? Whats your opinion? Steel Vs...
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