Bob Holloway, then of Fort Worth, Texas, in the 1980s built on his experiences in Southeast Asia and Rhodesia to design a .308 caliber military rifle, what eventually became the HAC-7. His rifle was an amalgamation of Armalite, FN, and Kalashnikov designs, with a [Read More…]
Category: AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK
Anon, sent us this photo of his Saiga decked out in Christmas lights. He writes … Converted Saiga 5.45 with green Kvar furniture and a 74 style break. Was trying to go for the AK74 from STALKER. Send us your Holiday Gun Photos here!!
Remember Xray Guns? He scans firearms in a CAT scan machine and prints out the images. Here is the article we posted last year. Beautifully CAT Scanned Guns. Now Xray Guns and Azzys Design Works collaborated to etch the Xray gun images into acrylic sheets. Here is a [Read More…]
Outdoorhub posted up a video instructing the viewer how to properly pronounce the names of 10 popular firearms. Some of these are obvious and others are not. How is your pronunciation?
Our own Richard Johnson is reporting that Heizer Defense, make of the the pocket DoubleTap pistol calibers and single-shot .223 handgun is set to release the Pocket AK 7.62×39 and Pocket “Sniper” .308 handguns. Retail is reported to be $429 and $499 for [Read More…]
For the last two years, Vuurwapen’s muzzle device article has stood as the seminal test of modern sporting rifle brakes. While detailed, the article has (sadly) not been updated with the latest and greatest that the industry has to offer. Now competing for the [Read More…]
Conflict Armament Research is a company that works with the European Union to identify and trace weapons used in conflict zones around the world. They use small field teams to identify specific small arms, with the goal of figuring out how the equipment made its way to [Read More…]
In Darra Adam Khel, a small town in Pakistan, Light Engineering Industry makes firearms. This somewhat reminds me of the Filipino Backyard Gunsmiths.
A number of news sources (BBC, The Guardian, Moscow Times, and RT) have reported that arms maker Kalashnikov, Baikal, and Izhmash, sub divisions of Kalashnikov Group, have changed their brand logos as unveiled at an industrial meeting in Moscow. The change seems to be [Read More…]
We have previously covered the pump-action AR-15 (both the Troy PAR and the novel Bentwood Gunsmithing), but this is definitely something new. Roll Call Custom Armory has produced a custom Romaninan AK-47 under-folder pump-action rifle. Description from Roll Call [Read More…]
RT produced this 25 min documentary about the Kalashnikov. For those of you who are not familiar with the AK-47 this video will give you some good background info on the infamous weapon. I dare say this video makes me want to buy a Izhmash AK now. In the [Read More…]
We’ve all had the value of shot placement drilled into us ad nauseam, and for good reason; it’s absolutely important. But if certain other factors aren’t taken into account as well your shot placement is going to suffer, and one of those factors is proper trigger [Read More…]
Our own Alex C has already posted a thorough review of the new CMMG dedicated 7.62×39 AR-15, so be sure to go check that out. Meanwhile, CMMG has released model and pricing details, through a press release: Fayette, MO (Dec. 1, 2014)-CMMG Inc. today announced the [Read More…]
Jake sent us two photos of his very first gun, a WASR 10/63, given to him by his father. He writes … This WASR 10/63 is my very first gun, received as a Christmas present from my father when I was 20. It’s gone through numerous changes since then. Currently [Read More…]
“Unoriginal” sent us this photo of his Yugo Zastava N-PAP AK in the snow. It looks like he has painted the forend and stock matte black, which in my opinion looks good. The N-PAPs are imported by Century Arms and retail for a little over $500. I have [Read More…]
Here is another demonstration of a bullet proof Mercedes. This time by Texas Armoring Corporation. Earlier I had posted about a Mercedes Benz being tested for its bullet proof qualities and someone got inside the vehicle while it was fired upon. Well TAC does it too. [Read More…]
Will the AK-12 be produced in 6.5 Grendel? It certainly seems that way, based on this graphic at RIA.ru. It’s possible their information comes from Wikipedia, the English version of which cites a broken link (Russian Wikipedia makes the same claim, with no [Read More…]
This video was posted on Facebook. It seems some soldiers are using GoPros mounted to their weapons during a training drill. There seems to be quite a few safety violations with some flagging of their fellow soldiers.