Pantheon Arms highlights ‘Dolos’ takedown system for AR rifles
By Daniel Terrill
The Pantheon Arms Dolos system in an optimal configuration for storage. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)
As a first-time exhibitor at SHOT, the Indiana-based Pantheon Arms showcased an AR-15 takedown system dubbed the Dolos. The company’s vice president of operation, Liz Boner, explained the Dolos — named after the Greek god of trickery — allows users to quickly attach and detach a rifle barrel from a receiver.
Preferred uses are “for ease of deployment, discreet carry, caliber changes, barrel length changes,” Boner said and added that many buyers equip the system to AR pistols. During her demonstration, she pulled out a small bag — like a tactical man purse — in which the gun fit.
Boner explained that the system, which comes as a complete kit, works by replacing an AR’s barrel lug with a tri-lug and putting a lock collar on the barrel. Then, with a short turn, the barrel fixes to the upper receiver. “The parts essentially just replace your barrel lug,” she said.
Pantheon Arms vice president of operations, Liz Boner, demonstrating how to attach and detach a barrel using the Dolos system. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)
“After you’ve installed it with your castle nut, line your gas tube and your barrel. It drops right