Tag: 7.62x51mm

On the right are two types of 7.62 NATO round, the M80 and M80A1, alongside two of its predecessors. Center left is the .30 T104 ball cartridge using the 1948 T1E1 case. Left is the .300 Savage, which was the starting point for what became the 7.62 NATO. That is what happens when a wound channel collapses on itself so quickly that it sets the air on fire. Heckler-Koch-mg5
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New FNAR with 16″ barrel

The FN’s FNAR rifle will be available next year in a 16″ barreled model. I love the clean lines on the rifle. Anyone who has read the blog for even a short period of time will know my love of short barreled rifles 🙂 Introduced last year, the FNAR is a [Read More…]

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POF-USA P-308

The POF-USA P-308 is a interesting rifle. It is a gas piston operated rifle, based on the AR-10/AR-15 design and requires no lubrication. 14.5″ version They achieve this by plating the upper receiver with silicon nickel and chroming and heat treating the bolt and [Read More…]

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Kel-Tec RFB 7.62mm bullpup rifle

Kel-Tec displayed their new RFB 7.62x51mm (.308) bullpup rifle at SHOT Show. SMGLee took some great photos. With suppressor, nice! Wikipedia has this to say about the rifle: The Kel-Tec RFB High Efficiency Rifle (Rifle, Forward-ejection, Bullpup) is a gas-operated [Read More…]

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FNAR 7.62x51mm

FN have a new 7.62x51mm (.308) autoloader called the FNAR. It is only available in 7.62x51mm and comes in two models Light barrel and Heavy barrel. It uses AR-10 magazines. (UPDATE: Owners report AR-10 magazines CANNOT be used). FNAR Light The FNAR puts autoloading [Read More…]