WMD 5.56 BEAST

The Beast, a 5.56mm AR from WMD Guns, features a…

The Beast, a 5.56mm AR from WMD Guns, features a natural, matte nickel boron finish. Along with its desert-tan polymer furniture, this gun has an attractive, unified look. Fully loaded with upgrades and optics-ready, the beast is a real game-changer.

Shooters and gun owners are inundated with a plethora of new coatings and surface treatments, each one the next best thing. Space-age compounds applied with secret alien technology turn any gun into a sniper-quality weapon that you never have to clean and will always work. These treatments go by a host of names—some real, some made up—but one coating that actually delivers on its promise is NiB-X, otherwise known as nickel boron.

WMD (Wynn, Mike & Duke) Guns is an industry leader in the application of NiB-X on firearms and firearm parts and works with several major manufacturers to treat their key component parts. NiB-X is often applied to the parts that are used hardest and exposed to the highest levels of carbon fouling. Several high-end manufacturers coat their ARs’ bolts and bolt carriers in nickel boron because of its inherent corrosion-resistant properties.

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The dustcover, forward assist and charging handle are all NiB-X-coated. The charging handle has an extended/tactical latch for easier operation.

Now WMD Guns has introduced an AR of its own, the Beast. All of its metal parts are completely coated in NiB-X for an extremely unique look and feel. This carbine-length AR is a semi-automatic, direct gas impingement system chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO and loaded with a multitude of special features. But it’s the coating that stands out the most. wmdguns.com

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The Tac Grip Muscle Compensator reduces muzzle climb and recoil by 40 percent. It is machined out of 10-45 stainless steel

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  • Chris Palminteri

    I have waited for this AR for about 2 months because of back orders and seems they can’t build them fast enough. but I finally got mine I am very happy out of the 2 models they have out the Beast and the Dirty Beast. I got my hands on the Dirty Beast, the Beast has black furniture the other has the FDE furniture. I have only made some minor upgrades so far putting magpul miad grip, enhanced trigger gaurd, angled for grip and a set of magpul flip up sites. all in FDE all I am waiting for now is my Browe BCO 4×32 FDE scope and she will be one sick sweet beast. worth the wait. The only thing I would have liked to be different since everything on the Beast is top of the line would be a gas piston and a heavy barrel and it will have no match on the market. These are two upgrades I already have in mind for mine in the future. Otherwise WMD did it right out of the box.