News Brief – 6/29

The American Firearms News Brief for June 29th: Beretta goes Ultima, CAA stepping into the PCC realm, Faxon brings match barrels to Sig, the KP-15 is now ready to go inna woods, and Lone Wolf is getting quieter.
Michael Crites


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In this week’s gun news Beretta goes Ultima, CAA stepping into the PCC realm, Faxon brings match barrels to Sig, the KP-15 is now ready to go inna woods, and Lone Wolf is getting quieter.

Beretta introduces A300 Ultima semi-auto shotgun


Based on the Italian scatter gun maker’s beloved and reliable A300 platform, the new Beretta A300 Ultima has enlarged controls, an improved receiver, and the proprietary Beretta Kick-Off recoil reduction system– the latter of which “provides enhanced stability, comfort, and control for faster target acquisition,” says the company.

The new shotgun has a 7x7mm stepped rib along the top of the barrel with a mid-bead and uses standard Beretta thread pitch for their Mobil Choke system. The barrel ends in a fiber optic housing with a large 4mm fiber optic front sight.

The Beretta A300 Ultima is now available in 12 and 20 gauge configurations with a choice between black synthetic, Realtree MAX-5, and Mossy Oak Bottomland finishes.

CAA promises new MCK Rifle

Mikey Hartman, the boss over at CAA, said earlier this month that they plan to disrupt the pistol caliber carbine world with a new gun developed in-house over there, the MCK. The MCK PCC be available in both 9mm and 10mm and in varying barrel lengths to include 16.5- and 10-inch with the latter having a faux suppressor.

Yes, it will take Glock double-stack mags. Mikey says they hope to have it ready to release before the next SHOT Show and will be sub-$1K in price.

Faxon Match Series Barrels for SIG P365 & P365XL

Ohio-based Faxon has announced they will be making match-grade drop-in barrels for Sig Sauer’s P365 micro-9 and slightly longer P365XL. The barrels are machined 100 percent in-house from stress-relieved 416-R stainless steel, have an 11-degree target crown, and carry a black Nitride or PVD coating “to increase lubricity, barrel life, and resistance to surface wear.” 

Faxon says their barrels use conventional rifling to allow a wider range of ammunition to be used, including cast lead. The barrels drop into factory-spec slides with no gunsmithing required but bring “Better-than-factory tolerances” that produce a consistent, tighter lockup than OEM.

KP-15 Now in OD Green

Forrest dwellers can rejoice as KE Arms is now doing a limited run of 3000 OD Green receivers, with production to start in July.

Lone Wolf Elimin8r Can

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Idaho’s Lone Wolf is now a player in the quiet zone, recently lifting the curtain on their new Elimin8r .45 suppressor. Lightweight and modular, it was designed in conjunction with Primary Weapons Systems. It is modular and uses eight baffles with O-rings on each that are stackable so the user can select their desired length. It is also compatible with piston systems from SilencerCo, Rugged, and Griffin. Lone Wolf says it is rated for practically every pistol caliber up to 10mm and .300 BLK, and for full auto use. Further, it is supportable.  

“We designed this to be compatible with a variety of existing parts from other popular suppressor manufacturers, so no chance of not finding the parts you need!” says the company. 

MSRP on the Elimin8r .45 suppressor is $599. 

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