With models spanning from 4.25” to 16” long, the Helix Series of free-floating handguards from SLR Rifleworks offers lightweight ruggedness to match virtually any AR-15 build’s needs—the 7.5” version being perfect for pistols or SBRs utilizing an 8” barrel. Available in both M-Lok- and KeyMod-compatible configurations, with Picatinny rail along the top of the handguard at the receiver and the muzzle, and a pair of QD sling sockets on the 3- and 9-o’clock faces, the 6.4-oz. Helix 7.5” is built from hard-coat anodized 7075 aluminum and has a 1.35” internal diameter. Price: $220. slrrifleworks.com.
Product Preview: SLR Rifleworks Helix 7.5” M-Lok Handguard
Follow Brad Miller as he takes a closer look at the 9 mm "Super Cooper" magnum handgun cartridge, which can have cases made for it from cut down .223 Rem. casings.
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The NRA Foundation Board of Trustees has approved a $252,000 grant for USA Shooting to purchase the specific shotshells used by the National Team, National Development Team and National Junior Team.