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Mail Call Mondays Season 6 #35 – AR Scope Mounts, Short Barrel Competition Rifles, and Brass Trimmers


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Mail Call Mondays Podcast #29 – AR Scope Mounts, Short Barrel Competition Rifles and Brass Trimmers

This week we talk about AR Scope Mounts, Short Barrel Competition Rifles, and Brass Trimmers.
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RSS Defense Corp RDMR7 Review

Last year, I was contacted by RSS Defense Corp. RSS Defense is a small AR and AK manufacturer located north of Chicago. Before our conversation, I had never heard of this company. After a few exchanges, I agreed to review their flagship AR15, the RDMR7.

RDMR7 is an acronym for Rapid Deployment, Mission Ready, 7 days a week. This perfectly describes what the RDMR7 is designed to be. It is intended to be a law enforcement patrol rifle. Every part of the rifle supports this goal. Continue reading RSS Defense Corp RDMR7 Review

ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT)

As a precision rifle shooter, I am a bit of a trigger snob. I was forced to qualify in the Marine Corps with a rack grade M16A2 with a horribly gritty trigger with loads of creep. Whenever I hear the term “USGI Trigger”, I always think back to those ugly triggers. This reaction caused me to put off looking at the ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger. The ALG ACT is essentially a USGI type trigger with a couple of added features. After using the ACT, I may have to re-evaluate my prejudice against USGI type triggers. Continue reading ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT)

Bushnell AR Optics 1-4x24mm PCL Review

Bushnell AR Optics 1-4x24 PCL
Bushnell AR Optics 1-4x24mm PCL mounted in an Alamo Four Star DLOC 30mm Mount.

When Bushnell sent us one of their AR Optics 1-4x24mm PCL, I had mixed first impressions. The market is flooded with choices for low-magnification variable AR scopes for better viewing. However the more I looked at (and through) the AR Optics 1-4x, the more I liked it. The scope lists for $418 on Bushnell’s online store, but can be found for as low as $230 from online retailers like SWFA. It offers a pile of features for the price point.

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Law Tactical AR Folding Stock Adapter (Generation 2)

Law Tactical AR Folding Stock Adapter with Magpul MOE Rifle Stock.
Law Tactical AR Folding Stock Adapter with Magpul MOE Rifle Stock.

Have you ever needed to stuff your AR15 in the smallest case possible? Were you concerned about the terminal energy loss of going to a super short barrel? Does you agency require that you use a “direct impingement” AR platform? Wish you could just break your AR15 in half? Well now you can!

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LAW Tactical AR Folding Stock Adapter

While at the 2013 SHOT Show we got a chance to take a look at a very innovative new AR accessory from LAW Tactical. It’s called the AR Folding Stock Adapter.

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The current version is labeled as “Generation 2” but in fact the copy we just received has more improvements from the one seen at the SHOT Show. Law originally had a flush cup receiver machined into the bottom of the adapter. They have now updated that with a steel insert. This should add some service life to the part as well as increase the amount of force needed to rip a sling from the weapon.

We just pulled the adapter out of the Mailbox yesterday. Keep an eye out for the installation notes and full review, coming soon!