Dark Storm Industries is carving out a nice niche for itself by manufacturing quality fixed magazine and “featureless“—no pistol grip or adjustable stock—AR style models for those poor, unfortunate firearm owners living in states like California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington D.C., and its own home state of New York. The latest example is the featureless DS-10 Typhoon rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor.
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The featureless DS-10 Typhoon is a mid-length DI gas system AR style rifle built from a DS-10 billet 7075 aluminum lower and DS-10 billet upper with a forward assist and ejection port cover. According to the press release, the lower is made to work with the Thordsen FRS-15 stock with no adapter or spacer needed. That FRS stock replaces the adjustable stock and pistol grip—which some states characterize as features of “assault rifles”—with an ergonomic stock that offers the “feel” of a solid stock in shouldering with a rubber buttpad, checkered grip and multiple sling hard points. It also comes with a Thordsen enhanced buffer tube cover with QD sling sockets on either side.
Other features of the featureless DS-10 Typhoon include a charging handle with an extended latch; DSI billet ambidextrous 90-degree safety selector; DS-10 nitride bolt carrier group; and DSI 15-inch M-LOK handguard Cerakoted in black, FDE or ODG. It’s capable of accepting a number of different lights, scopes and lasers. It doesn’t come with sights. The rifle also sports an 18-inch non-threaded nitrite barrel with a 1:8 twist. The overall length is 37.25 inches, and it weighs in at nine pounds and four ounces.
Intentionally designed for California and New York customers, the featureless DS-10 Typhoon ships out with a 10-round Magpul PMAG and is available for $1,495 in black and ODG, and $1,545 for FDE.
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For more information, visit dark-storm.com.