Category: Rifles

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ATI’s new GSG-522

Last year American Tactical Imports was forced to take their GSG-5, a .22 MP5 patterned pistol and rifle, off the market after they were successfully sued by H&K for trade dress infringement. You can imagine my surprise when I saw them on display at SHOT only a [Read More…]

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Build your own Enfield SA80 (soon)

Prexis plans on selling a US made kit version of the Enfield L85 / SA80. The PL85 kit contains all the parts needed to build the rifle. The catch? The lower receiver which will require bending into shape. I have no word on pricing or when this kit will be on sale. Refer [Read More…]

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Garand T31 aka. Bullpup .30

The last gun Garand worked on before retirement was the T-31 Bullpup. From the Springfield Armory website … U.S. RIFLE GARAND T31 “BULLPUP” .30 (T65E1) SN# 2 Manufactured by Springfield Armory, Springfield, Ma. – Limited prototype experimental [Read More…]

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Beretta U22 Neos Carbine Kit

Introduced in Italy in 2004, the Beretta U22 Neos Carbine Kit has finally made its way stateside. The kit includes a 16″ barrel (1:16 twist), forend, stock (which replaces pistol grip), weaver rail, adjustable aperture rear sight and TruGlo front sight. No [Read More…]

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Using the AR-15 forward assist

The forward assist on the AR-15 has always been controversial. Stoner did not want to add it but was made to by the military. Many say that if a round cannot be chambered, and especially if it cannot be pushed in using the bolt carrier thumb groove, it should be ejected [Read More…]

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H&K HK556 Pricing Revealed

Prepare to be disappointed … the MSRP of the HK416 / MR556 / HK556 / MR556-A5 is $2995. This price is similar to the FN SCAR 16S and the Bushmaster ACR. This price is for the 16″ barreled model. [ Many thanks to ST for emailing me the link. ]

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Sig Sauer SIG716 rifle

The SIG 716 is the new piston operated 7.62x51mm / .308 Win. rifle from Sig Sauer. The rifle will be offered in four configurations: Tactical Patrol (12.5″ barrel, almost certainly only on offer to law enforcement and military) Patrol (16″ barrel) Precision [Read More…]

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M4 Carbine torture test

The NYTimes.com has published two videos recorded by Colt Defense. They compare the M4 and the M4A1. The NYTimes reports … That video shows the same test with an M-4 equipped with a thicker, heavier barrel, which is used on a specialized carbine, known as the [Read More…]

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Encouragement

Good example of encouraging a new shooter. Unless you are with your wife, girlfriend or sweetheart, I suggest using a word other than “Sexy” 😉 Video by the owner of M1ARifles.com.