Thursday, September 23, 2021

3-Gun Tech

Blackout Defense Zero Trigger: Quick-Reset Competition/Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR Trigger with Zero Pre-Travel and Zero Post-Travel!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 31, 2021 Sorry for the hiatus, everyone, but DefenseReview (DR) is back, and we’re rarin’ to go. The first item on our agenda is a very interesting competition/tactical AR-15 rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) flat trigger called the Zero Trigger, and it’s manufactured by an equally interesting aerospace and military defense contractor, …

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JJ Racaza’s Beretta 92X Performance 9mm Racegun Competition Pistol: Super-Fast Trigger with Short Reset, and 24+ Rounds on Board! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 16, 2020 Last updated on 11/17/20. While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing all the Beretta 92X 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol variants at SHOT Show 2020, we ran into our old friend JJ Racaza at the booth, and he was kind enough to spend a few minutes taking us through the particulars …

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Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen III 1-10X24 FFP Combat/Tactical Scope for US Military Special Operations Missions, and Civilian Tactical Shooting and Hunting Applications! (Video!)

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2020 DefenseReview has been writing about Vortex Optics combat optics, including their combat/tactical scopes, for awhile now, but this latest one’s got us pretty enthused. It’s called the Vortex Razor HD Gen III 1-10X24 FFP, it’s a step up from the Vortex Razor HD Gen II-E (Enhanced) 1-6×24 that we …

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The Build Episode III: Mike Keenan’s M4A1-Type Tactical AR-15 Carbine Work-Gun Clone Build, and Jeff (Gurwitch) and Mike’s 15 Rounds of Fury Shooting Drill! (Video!)

By Jeff Gurwitch October 29, 2019 Last updated on 10/29/19. In this episode, I sit down with Mike Keenan (retired Navy pilot), who served with me in Afghanistan, to go over the M4A1-type work-gun clone he built in virtually the exact configuration of the customized/modified M4A1 carbine he carried on the ground while supporting SF (Special Forces) operations down range. …

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DefenseReview (DR) Presents: “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”

By Jeff Gurwitch September 12, 2019 Last updated on 9/12/19. In DefenseReview’s (DR) “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”, retired Special Forces Soldier and DR writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch, discusses building a competition-ready AR-15, as well as the benefits of hydraulic buffers and the FERFRANS Delayed Sear Activation System (DSAS)/Rate Reduction System (RRS) bolt carrier group (BCG) in semi-auto and …

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Midwest Industries MI Combat Rail Tactical Handguards Get Even Better, and Easier to Install! (Video!)

By David Crane February 28, 2019 The new Midwest Industries MI Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Sets weren’t the only new products DefenseReview (DR) saw at the company’s booth at SHOT Show 2019, of course. Oh, no. MI also showed us some new MI Combat Rail systems with M-LOK, Keymod, and “Combat T-Series” full MIL-STD-1913 “Picatinny” rail configurations, and those looked …

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Midwest Industries Combat Rifle Sight (MI CRS) Sets for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: 45-Degree-Offset Flip-Up Back Up Iron Sights (BUIS), Too! (Video!)

By David Crane February 24, 2019 Midwest Industries (MI) just introduced some really slick flip-up and fixed back-up iron sights (BUIS) for tactical AR-15 carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) called Midwest Industries MI Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Sets at SHOT Show 2019. The flip-up MI Combat Rifle Sights come in standard and 45-degree-offset variants. The latter is called the MI-CRS-OSS (Combat …

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POF-USA Revolution DI Direct Gas Impingement (DGI) Lightweight 7.62x51mm NATO/.308 Win. Tactical AR Carbine with E2 Chamber and Ambi Controls + Taran Tactical Innovations TTI PMAG Extension AR-10! (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 30, 2019 Three years ago, now (wow), at SHOT Show 2016, DefenseReview (DR) first viewed and handled the gas piston/op-rod driven Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) Revolution lightweight 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO)./.308 Win. tactical AR carbine and SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), and we were immediately impressed with them. Their light weight and …

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Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat Applications: The Competition-to-Combat Crossover Part, Part 4

By Jeff Gurwitch December 30, 2018 With my retirement from the military back in March of 2017, the thought of being able to do another Competition-to-Combat Crossover article hadn’t really crossed my mind…until recently, that is. Thanks to photos and feedback sent from previous team members of their rifle setups, they’re currently employing overseas as of Fall 2018, I have …

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