We’ve (The National Interest) gone over a ton of stuff here and it’s probably been exhausting, but if you’re only looking to purchase your first AR-15, we recommend that you do your own research before buying anything. Read More
As of this writing, the ever volatile AR market has slowed down enough for factory complete rifles, components and kits to return to much more sensible and, in some cases, exceptionally affordable prices. However, the cheapest carbine on the rack is not necessarily the best value available. One company that has mastered balancing an [...]
Admittedly, I don’t spend enough time practicing with iron sights and red dots. During a recent range trip, this became painfully obvious when I wasn’t able to consistently produce anything less than 6 inch groups (at 50 yards) while using iron sights. My performance with a red dot sight wasn’t much better. Read Article [...]
Fun Gun Reviews Presents: The Windham Weaponry SRC 7.62x39 AR Carbine Review Looking into the details of this rifle and issues to address with the AR in 7.62x39 caliber.
The Windham Weaponry .308 SRC is Windham’s first entry into the larger caliber AR platform. Chambered in .308 Win., the .308 SRC has a 16.5? barrel which is chrome lined with an A2 flash suppressor. The rifle weighs 7.55 lbs. without a magazine. Additionally, the flat top upper receiver for the .308 SRC is made [...]
Windham Weaponry’s .308 SRC is the company’s first foray into .308 Win/7.62mm NATO chambered ARs, and as with its other rifles, this one is sure to please. The rifle features a flattop upper, 20-round Magpul magazines, direct gas-impingement operation and a forged upper and lower receiver with integrated triggerguard. With a 16.5-inch barrel and collapsible [...]
By now anyone in law enforcement or who follows the news has heard of the AR lower receiver built and successfully tested using a 3-D printer. This technology uses an additive process where a polymer is built up into the shape you want. Since the lower receiver is the only part that legally constitutes the [...]
Fun Gun Reviews Presents: Windham Weaponry SRC (Sight Ready Carbine) Carbon Fiber AR15. From the tradition of the original Bushmaster Rifles, Windham Weaponry makes a solid, quality AR-15 rifle in both Carbon Fiber and Traditional Forged Aluminum Receivers.
Using carbon fiber technology, which produces a metal lighter than aluminum, the folks at Windham Weaponry have managed to build a rifle many ounces less heavier than the competition’s. The end product is the Windham Weaponry Carbon Fiber SRC (Sight Ready Carbine), an AR-15-style, direct gas impingement semi-auto chambered in 5.56mm and weighing just 5.85 [...]
For obvious reasons, most departments and agencies would never think about purchasing an AR rifle from a brand new company. When it comes to officer safety and the protection of the community at large, few would take a chance on an unproven manufacturer. But Windham Weaponry, a name not yet familiar to most law enforcement [...]