Located deep in Maryland’s Eastern Shore, LWRC International makes one of the country’s most recognizable gas-piston ARs. And while the quality and design don’t come cheap, its rifles are a good bet for dealers looking to step up their offerings.
The first thing you notice when you pick up the Mutant is that it’s just another AR — a nicely appointed one, for sure, but it’s essentially just an AR. Look a little closer and you see the flat mag well and AK-style magazine release.
Organized by the U.S. Carbine Association, 2-gun matches are made up of stages that incorporate precision pistol work and transitions to AR-style rifle shooting. Many clubs are starting to incorporate 2-gun matches into their schedules and they’re a perfect way to ease into the growing sport of 3-gun.
Since its inception in the garage of Navy SEAL Mike Noell, BLACKHAWK! is now one of the largest tactical product companies in the world. We find out what it’s like to be a part of the new Vista Outdoor brand and where the company sees the tactical market heading.