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Holosun A.E.M.S. – An ARBuildJunkie Q&A with Steve “Yeti” Fisher

With the announcement of the Holosun A.E.M.S. or the Advanced Enclosed Micro Sight, we reached out to Steve “Yeti” Fisher of Sentinel Concepts, who has been using the new LED optic for several months. Fisher is our go-to source to learn about upcoming optics, and we wanted to get his first, but certainly not final, impressions of the new optic, learn about some of the features, and what firearms he feels the optic would be suited for.

Griffin Armament on Suppressing Your AR-15

Griffin Armament is a Combat Veteran owned and operated company that offers a wide variety of suppressors and firearms accessories. We recently sat down with Christopher Snay from Griffin Armament to discuss why you might want to use a suppressor, and the company’s offerings, including their new SR-RIGID, which allows you to fit a suppressor underneath it.

Best AR-15 Muzzle Devices (2021)

When it comes to muzzle devices for the AR platform, the amount of choices available can seem overwhelming. What are the different types of muzzle devices available for your AR, what are the reasons behind their selection? Join author Todd Gimian as he explores the what and why behind today’s muzzle devices for the AR platform.

FM Products Launches New 5.56 FM-15 Gen. 2 Rifle – A Q&A with Paul Noonan

At ARBuildJunkie.com, we hold Paul Noonan and FM Products (Foxtrot Mike Products) in very high regard. it’s rare to find a company that so determinedly underplays its hand while cranking out products that exceed expectations and expand on existing technology. FM Products is doing just that and has a new and exciting firearm, the FM-15 Gen. 2, on the near horizon we’ve been anxious to learn more about.

8.6 Blackout – A 2021 Update with Q’s Kevin Brittingham

We recently sat down with Q’s Kevin Brittingham to get an update on the highly anticipated launch of 300 Blackout’s “bigger brother” – the 8.6 Blackout. Our last update on the round was in February 2020, just before the pandemic. While we recently released the full audio of the conversation, we wanted to pull the highlights of that recording as it pertains specifically to 8.6 Blackout, and where it stands as we enter the summer of 2021.

Evolve Weapons Systems E-15 – An ARBuildJunkie Q&A with Adam Tarr

With quality control and attention-to-detail sometimes suffering in the firearms industry, Evolve Weapons Systems is quietly producing quality, properly built ARs from their McKinney, Texas headquarters. We recently sat down with co-owner Adam Tarr to discuss his company’s philosophy, others he looks up to in the industry, what consumers should be looking for in an AR-15, and why the small things matter when building a reliable AR.

Aimpoint Launches Next Generation Acro Red Dot Optic

Aimpoint has revealed the 50,000 hour Aimpoint Acro P-2…retail is $599. The Aimpoint® Acro P-2 is the next generation in the Acro series with a new battery size of CR2032 and new diode technology. the Acro P-2 will last for 5 years of continuous use on setting 6/10 (daylight setting) In addition to use as a primary optic on handguns, the Acro P-2 can be mounted on carbines, shotguns and rifles.

New Reptilia AUS Mount for LPVOs – Q&A with Nick Booras

In our last conversation with Nick Booras at Reptilia, we got a sneak peek at the Reptilia AUS mount for 30mm optics. Developed by the request of an end user group, the AUS Mount is the culmination of a 2 year development program. Now that the optic is officially announced on their website, we decided to reach out to Nick and learn a bit more about the optic features and why it was created.

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