Piston Driven AR 15 Reviews, Articles and Answers

New Small Frame Piston Driven .308 - Now Accepting Pre-Orders

Posted by Adams Arms

Oct 16, 2014 5:30:00 PM

 

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Review | Adams Arms 7.5" PDW Tactical Elite Upper

Posted by Adams Arms

Oct 15, 2014 12:05:06 PM

This latest 7.5" PDW Tactical Elite Upper Review comes from YouTube user fireman1291, owner of the popular NFA Review Channel. Shot in Florida's greatly varying environments over a period of 4 months, this video highlights the low-maintenance advantages of our piston system, as well as consistency. He states in his review: "I have shot in all environments that FL has to offer including a rainstorm and the gun just kept running. It had zero cleaning, just an initial lube and thats it. No additional oil or cleaning and zero malfunctions". Check out the video below to see why he states that he is now a piston convert! 

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Adams Arms PDW | 7.5 Tactical Elite Upper

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Oct 8, 2014 1:39:11 PM

1964compton (YouTube screen name) shows off his custom Adams Arms PDW build on YouTube in the following video. He showcases his specific short barreled rifle, built with the Adams Arms 7.5" Tactical Elite Upper. Also discussed in this video is, one of the most talked about concerns of a piston system, carrier tilt. Check out the video transcription below.

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AR 15 Build with the Adams Arms Piston Kit

Posted by Adams Arms

Jun 21, 2014 12:30:00 PM

One of the best parts of the firearm community is the ability to share with fellow builders and compare/ contrast experiences, bounce ideas off each other, and hear their review of products. This article posted by m24shooter on weaponevolution.com a few years ago is a pretty thorough review of the Adams Arms piston kit on an AR 15 build with the benefits the system provides over other systems. See his thoughts below. 

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Adams Arms PDW

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Jun 6, 2014 5:43:23 PM

Written by Abner Miranda from Tactical Life, this article on the Adams Arms PDW 5.56mm shows that good things really do come in small packages. Read his take on the Adams Arms PDW including the piston system, bolt carrier group details, and manueverability. 

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Trigger Time with the Adams Arms C.O.R.

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

May 13, 2014 12:30:00 PM

For part 5 of James Yeager's Youtube Videos about Adams Arms, he took his friend out for a little trigger time with his Adams Arms C.O.R. Hear what his friend's initial thoughts were on shooting the rifle for the first time. The video is transcribed below. 

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Adams Arms Piston System Review | on a Bushmaster ORC Carbine

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

May 8, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Wakesurfingiowa posted on YouTube his Adams Arms piston system review and brought up a common question we get regarding installing our piston system. What is the purpose of the bolt spring and where does it go? He was originally concerned that his bolt carrier was "popping out". We thought we would share his review and answer the question for others to learn about as well. The video transcription is below.

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AR 15 Cleaning | Adams Arms Piston System

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Apr 14, 2014 3:40:31 PM

One of the benefits of using a gas piston system is that it is easy to maintain because it runs cooler and cleaner which in turn makes it a more reliable system. We can preach to you all day about how our system is more superior than others, but instead here is a quick video from OIFEagle who takes his Adams rifle to the range and shoots 250 rounds through it then takes it a part to show you how clean the system is. Below is the video transcription. Check out the simplicity a piston system can bring to AR 15 cleaning

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AR 15 Rifle | The C.O.R.

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Apr 8, 2014 2:44:03 PM

The Adams Arms Competition Optics Ready rifle is an AR 15 rifle that comes compeititon ready straight out of the box. We recently sent one of our C.O.R.s to James Yeager with Tactical Response and told him the only condition we had was for him to break it! In this video, transcribed below, James reviews the C.O.R. and the different features it has. Check it out!

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Adams Arms AR-15 Piston Conversion Kit Review

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Mar 24, 2014 2:00:00 PM

We find that it is often helpful for potential customers to hear what our current customers have to say about our products and their experience with installation etc. For that reason we like to post articles that are informative for customers. The article below was written by Travis Cummings from Spartan TC Gear and Firearms Reviews and is titled "Quick Thoughts on the Adams Arms Piston Conversion Kit and Installation". Hear Travis' thoughts on his experience installing our AR-15 piston conversion kit

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