2023 has been tremendous for firearms industry, with hundreds of new and exciting products dropping all year. With so many new options hitting the market, we wanted to do a quick spotlight and show you some of this year’s best sellers by volume and interest!
So, have your favorite parts, products, and accessories topped the charts this year?
Check out our ‘Un-Wrapped’ breakdown below to find out!
RIFLES, SUPPRESSORS, & PISTOLS
Starting from the top, we’ll take a look at our most popular serialized products, including the top Rifles, Suppressors, and Pistols. These are some of the fastest-moving products, which received a lot of attention year-round.
Geissele Automatics Super Duty 5.56 (16″)
The Geissele Super Duty comes with many of the parts that make Geissele a leader in the industry. It’s no surprise why many enthusiasts are choosing this rifle, since it offers custom-grade performance right out of the box.
BCM RECCE-14 MCMR 5.56 (14.5″)
BCM has a long legacy of reliability, and this RECCE-14 MCMR Rifle is no exception. It’s built tough with a 14.5-inch GOV Profile Barrel, which has a pinned compensator to bring the overall barrel length over 16 inches.
SOLGW M4-89 5.56 (13.7″)
The 13.7-inch barrel on this Sons of Liberty Gun Works rifle is brought to just over 16 inches with a pinned NOX Flash Hider. Combine that with SOLGW’s build quality, and you have a rifle that’s certain to outperform.
SureFire SOCOM RC2 5.56
Tested and proven, SureFire’s SOCOM RC2 5.56 is one the most battle-proven suppressors on the planet. The RC2 is renowned for durability, QD system, and gas blowback.
SureFire SOCOM RC3 5.56
Released earlier this year, the RC3 takes the best features of the RC2 and improves on it with advanced flow-through technology. The result is a 60% reduction in toxic gas exposure for the shooter.
HUXWRX FLOW 556K W/ FLASH HIDER
HUXWRX have been a lasting leader in flow-through suppressors, and their FLOW 556K suppressor is one of this year’s best-sellers. It’s durable, reliable, and even comes with its own 1/2×28 QD flash hider.
SIG Sauer P365 X-Macro Comp
The X-Macro has been a game-changer for concealed-carry pistols. It’s small, lightweight, and fairly thin, but it still manages a full 17-round capacity. This model even has a built-in compensator for reduced recoil.
GLOCK 43X 9mm MOS Handgun
Since its release, GLOCK’s Slimline 9mm has been one of the most popular concealed carry pistols on the market. With a massive aftermarket and unmatched reliability, the GLOCK 43X remains a best-seller.
Springfield Armory Echelon 9mm
Springfield Armory’s NEW Echelon pistol caught a lot of attention with its COG serialized chassis system and VIS optic mounting platform. If you’re looking for a great 9mm handgun, you should consider the Echelon.
AR-15 PARTS AND COMPONENTS
Here’s the list for all the AR builders and enthusiasts. These products are leaders in their categories, established by quality, performance, and innovation. If you’re looking to build or upgrade a rifle, you be confident that these products are a great choice.
Geissele Automatics SSA-E Trigger
It’s no surprise that the Geissele SSA-E is among our top selling triggers for 2023. Geissele’s flagship AR-15 trigger is prized for its match-grade performance, leading to faster splits and enhanced precision.
Timney Triggers Impact AR Trigger
If you’re looking for a performance trigger with exceptional value, the Timney Triggers Impact AR Trigger is a good place to start. This single-stage, 3.5-pound trigger truly hits the mark.
CMC Triggers Single Stage 3-Gun Trigger
This competition-oriented trigger has a icy-smooth 2.5-pound pull with a crisp break that makes it easy to land shots on target. We’re pleased to see this trigger on the list as a best seller in 2023.
BCM MCMR-13 MODULAR RAIL
This free-floating handguard brings BCM’s advanced lockup technology to a lightweight, M-LOK rail system. It has a patented mounting system with a mechanical index to the 12-o’clock rail position.
GEISSELE AUTOMATICS MK16 RAIL
Geissele Automatics once again achieves a top spot, this time with one of their Super Modular Rails. This handguard is renowned for both its rigidity and durability, helping you to achieve superior precision.
EXPO ARMS M-LOK AR-15 HANDGUARD
One of the best values available, the Expo Arms M-LOK AR-15 Handguard offers impressive performance at an unbeatable price point. This handguard has been a top pick among AR-15 builders this year.
BCM BCMGUNFIGHTER Mod 3
Angled for superior ergonomics in close-quarters, this BCM pistol grip is among our most popular for 2023. The Mod 3 variant is slightly wider than most, making it ideal for those with larger hands.
Magpul MOE K2+ AR Pistol Grip
Since its release, the Magpul MOE K2+ has been a consistent top-seller in AR-15 pistol grips. Its steep angle, rubberized coating, and aggressive TSP texturing make it a great option for almost any AR-15.
B5 Systems Type 23 P-Grip
B5 System’s P-Grips are another great option that have remained a top-seller this year. Like the others, it features a steeper angle than the traditional A2 grip, but adds an extended tang for added benefit.
Magpul CTR MIL-SPEC Stock
The Magpul CTR needs no explanation. The CTR is one of the most widely used AR-15 stocks, and for good reason! It’s durable, locks up extremely well, and feels great against the shoulder.
B5 Systems MIL-SPEC Bravo Stock
The B5 Systems Bravo Stock has everything you want in an AR-15 stock. It’s rugged, quick to adjust, and offers a broad cheek weld for quick, consistent sight acquisition. Simply put, it’s a great product.
BCM BCMGUNFIGHTER SOPMOD STOCK
Once again, BCM earns the spotlight. The BCMGUNFIGHTER SOPMOD Stock features a lightweight, streamlined design for reduced snag. The wide-angled cheek weld is also very comfortable.
Aero Precision M4E1 Stripped Lower
Aero Precision’s lower receivers have always been popular among builders. They’re incredibly consistent in their machining, which, combined with their affordable pricing, makes them a great pick for any build.
BCM Complete MK2 FDE Lower (Exclusive)
An exclusive for Primary Arms, the BCM Complete MK2 FDE Lower is a fully-featured lower receiver with top parts from BCM. It’s a great starting point for any high-performance AR-15, and the overall value is impressive.
Geissele Automatics Super Duty Lower
Geissele Automatics’ Desert Dirt is one of our most popular colors. It’s a striking desert brown that looks great on the range or in the field. Of course, the machining on this lower is exceptional as well, earning it a top spot.
SureFire 3 Prong Flash Hider
If you plan on running a SureFire Suppressor, this 3 Prong Flash Hider is a clear choice. But even if you aren’t planning to run a suppressor, the impressive performance of these flash hiders make them compelling enough on their own.
SOLGW NOX Keymount Flash Hider
The NOX is an innovative combination muzzle device that combines a flash hider, compensator, and a QD KeyMo-style suppressor mount. It’s a do-it-all muzzle device that’s remained popular all year.
HUXWRX 556 QD Flash Hider
The HUXWRX 556 QD Flash Hider is also designed as a suppressor host with QD compatibility. Given the popularity of the HUXWRX flow-through system, it’s only natural these flash hiders are a top pick.
AR-15 OPTICS AND ACCESSORIES
When it comes to outfitting your AR-15, there are a plethora of great accessories and attachments that can improve your rifle’s performance. Here are some of 2023’s most popular products across the biggest optic and accessory categories!
RED DOT SIGHTS
Holosun HE509 w/ ACSS® VULCAN®
The Holosun HE509-RD was the first enclosed reflex sight to feature our patented ACSS VULCAN reticle. The VULCAN is a significant leap forward in pistol sight technology, contributing to this sight’s mass popularity.
Trijicon RMR RM06 Type 2
The Trijicon RM06 is by no means a new release, but its lasting popularity is a testament to the quality of this mini reflex. It’s considered to be one of the most durable pistol optics available, making it a timeless hit.
Primary Arms SLx® MD-25 Gen II
This is the 2nd generation of Primary Arms Optics’ best-selling 25mm red dot, adding new features and tech without compromising its incredible price point. Released in 2023, this optic continues to be a top seller.
Primary Arms SLx® 1-6×24 SFP Gen IV w/ ACSS® NOVA®
Released earlier in 2023, this is Primary Arms Optics’ first rifle scope to feature the extremely popular ACSS NOVA fiber optic reticle. With its blazing bright illumination, it continues to be a best-seller.
Primary Arms PLx® Compact 1-8×24 FFP w/ ACSS® Raptor M8 Yard
Being one of the smallest, lightest scopes on the market, it’s no surprise that the PLx Compact remains highly sought-after in 2023. This variant sports a yard-based BDC, accurate to long range.
Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen II-E 1-6×24 SFP w/ JM-1 BDC
It may not be the newest LPVO now, but the Razor Gen II-E remains one of our best selling premium rifle scopes, renowned for its quality glass, forgiving eyebox, and intensely bright reticle.
Unity Tactical FAST Optic Riser (FDE)
Risers and extra-tall optic mounts have been a growing trend for a few years now, and the Unity Tactical FAST Riser is easily one of the most popular options. It looks great, and it pairs perfectly with their magnifier mount.
Primary Arms GLx® 30mm Scope Mount
Made in the USA, Primary Arms Optics’ GLx Scope Mounts have been a popular option all throughout 2023. They’re lightweight, incredibly durable, and made entirely in America. Plus, they’re a fantastic value!
ADM Recon 30mm QD Scope Mount
The American Defense Recon 30mm Scope Mount has QD Auto Lock Levers that make it easy to attach and detach your scope with retained zero. ADM has been a top choice for QD mounts, and this year is no exception.
Troy Industries M4 Battle Sights
Troy Industries has, for a long time, been the golden standard for folding iron sights, so it’s not surprising to see them in our top sellers list. Troy Battle Sights are rugged, precise, and quick to deploy.
Magpul MBUS 3 Sight Set (Black)
Magpul MBUS 3 Sights are a great option for those wanting the reliability of a back-up sight without the added weight. These polymer BUIS remain a staple accessory, earning them a spot in this spotlight.
Scalarworks PEAK/01 Fixed Front Sight
A unique addition to this year’s best-sellers, the Scalarworks PEAK/01 is not a conventional front iron sight. It’s an improvement on the old A2 style, making it more appealing for modern carbines.
SureFire X300-A Turbo Weapon Light
As usual, SureFire lives up to their reputation for quality here. The X300 remains one of the most widely recommended pistol lights on the market, with the newer Turbo models adding additional power to break through the dark.
Streamlight ProTac Rail Mount HL-X
Steamlight’s ProTac HL-X is possibly one of the best values on the market, with blazing output, ample features, and intuitive controls. If you’re looking for a high quality, yet budget-friendly rifle light, the ProTac HL-X truly shines (pun intended).
SureFire M640DFT Dual Fuel Turbo
The latest iteration of SureFire’s proven Dual Fuel system, the M640DFT is a weapon light with serious power. It can supply over 100,000 Candela with an 18650 battery, making it one of the brightest tactical lights on the market.
Magpul MS4 Dual QD Gen 2
The Magpul MS4 is Magpul’s flagship sling, and given its impressive list of features, it’s no wonder why it’s one of the best sellers of 2023. We can’t begin to describe all its tech in this tiny column, so click the link below!
Blue Force Gear VCAS Vickers Padded 2-Point
This 2-point sling is another one of those industry staples. It’s a rugged, quick-adjust sling that supports your rifle without getting in the way. Whether you choose padded or unpadded, you really can’t go wrong here.
The Slingster may have a funny name, but don’t let that distract you from its versatile design. It can be converted for either single-point or two-point layout, making it a fantastic choice for just about any kind of rifle.