Originally posted on Reddit, one very fortunate shooter survived a catastrophic failure by detonating a 300 BLK in 5.56 firearm. 300 BLK has many advantages, but can have one real disadvantage. It can chamber in a 5.56 firearm under certain circumstances. Quote from [Read More…]
It’s often said that small arms technology has plateaued; that development of better kinds of weapons is essentially unfeasible for the moment, and that non-optic related small arms technology had pretty much reached its peak by 1965. It would be very difficult to [Read More…]
IWI US demoed a select fire version of their X95 Micro-Tavor at the Kentucky Bullpup Convention in September. I had the opportunity to put a few rounds down range and put together my first impressions...
While spending some time at Gunsite earlier this month, Phil and I were able to spend some time on the range with the Remington R4-Entry, also known as the R4-Enhanced. We fired from fairly close range at just 25 yards away from paper targets – even moving closer at [Read More…]
Is it a Christmas wreath with Guns or Guns with a Christmas wreath? Either way its a nifty photo. The rifles are Faxon Firearm’s ARAK-21. As the name suggest, the ARAK-21 is a hybrid AR-15 and AK. They use AR-15 lower receivers with an upper receiver [Read More…]
In the spirit of giving, Gun News’ Darryl Blonski has endeavored to make the cheapest possible AR-15 lower receiver that money can buy (so that there is all the more left over for gifts for his family). What do the fruits of this exercise in inexpense look like? [Read More…]
Zachary sent us a photo of his M1 Carbine, with fixed bayonet, and his Christmas tree. Thanks Zachary, I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas. Send us your Holiday Gun Photos here!!!
I love France. My first venture to the country in 2008 allowed me to witness the unparalleled beauty of both the urban centers and the countryside, and despite rumors of anti-American sentiment I was always treated with respect despite my very weak grasp on the French [Read More…]
Dan, of Dan Haga Designs, set us this photo of his new prototype Barrel Shroud/Rail Extension for the H&K USC. In my opinion it looks significantly better with the rail than without it. Here is a photo of the H&K USC without it installed: Submit photos you [Read More…]
As we all know, the AR15 system is perhaps the most prolific gun platform of all time, with a seemingly infinite number of combinations of barrels, uppers, handguards, optics, and so on, ad infinitum. And while the vast majority of shooters can take advantage of this [Read More…]