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The ARES Defense GXR-35 Black Lightning

The ARES Defense GXR-35 Black Lightning
The ultimate Performance Upgrade System for MIL-Spec AR-15s.

The ARES Defense GXR-35 Black Lightning is the ultimate Performance Upgrade System for MIL-Spec AR-15, M16 and M4 type carbines. Packaged in a simple and complete, "do-it-yourself" retrofit kit, the GXR-35 requires absolutely no gunsmithing and simply replaces your direct-gas tube system in minutes with a robust, self-regulating gas-piston and cylinder assembly.

Trusted by expert shooters who put their lives on the line, the ARES Defense GXR-35 transforms your carbine into a cleaner, cooler running and more reliable weapon under adverse conditions, with increased controllability and performance over a broader range of ammunition.

For more information, visit the Ares Defense website. The GXR-35 is in stock now at a MSRP of $399.95. Special introductory price $349.95 expires 10/15/2009.Key Features

  • "Drop-In" Gas-Piston Retrofit System
  • Fits MIL-Spec AR15/M16 and M4 Weapons
  • Proven in a 10,000 Round Torture Test!
  • Run Cooler, Cleaner and More Reliably
  • Enhanced Performance & Controllability
  • Includes Single-Piece, Anti-Tilt Bolt Carrier
  • 100% Made In U.S.A. - Patents Pending
  • In Stock Now!

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