Tag: m14

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

Smith Enterprises

New Products from Smith Enterprises

Smith Enterprises announced the company would introduce a number of new products at the 2014 SHOT Show including: M4/M16/AR15 muzzle brake that is sound suppressor compatible AR10 muzzle brake an improved quick disconnect bipod M14 muzzle brake that will be allowed in [Read More…]

McMillan M3A Rifle

McMillan has introduced the M3A rifle, a medium range .308 Win. semi-automatic built upon the Springfield M1A action (The M1A is based on the M14). At first glance it looks a lot like the Springfield M1A SOCOM II. Unlike the SOCOM, which is optimized for close range [Read More…]

Awesome costume

This costume is amazing 🙂 It makes me want to go buy a can of green spray paint and a airsoft M14. [ Many thanks to Jesse for emailing me the photo. ] [Hat Tip: Inspire Me Now]

M14 KABOOM

Blain at ARFCOM reports … I felt the stiff recoil from the explosion at the same time as hearing the blast, and feeling the hot hair blow in my face, and through my hair. I knew what had happened. Something, I had heard of happening with bad rounds (Indian, [Read More…]

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…]

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.

New Lease on Life for M14

Military.com has an interesting article on the M14: The growing need to equip these new marksmen with accurized rifles prompted the Army to reconsider the role of the venerable M-14 rifle for the war on terror. Back in Desert Storm, armorers from the 10th Special Forces [Read More…]

Slow motion M1A

Gun Blobber, a new gun blogger, has posted videos of an M1A firing in slow motion Wow. Some guy has been at work with a high-speed camera and a couple of M1A’s. He was looking to settle a dispute as to whether the action starts cycling before or after the bullet [Read More…]

M14 with shot line adapter

I didn’t know they used shot line adapters. When I saw the photo I thought he was using a suppressor. PACIFIC OCEAN (March 24, 2008) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Aan J. Doscher, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), fires an M-14 with a [Read More…]

History of the Chinese M14 Clones

I came across a PDF, with no date or author, about the history of the Chinese M14 clones. It is a very interesting read! UPDATE: H2O MAN in the comments below let me know that the text comes from “M14 Rifle History and Development” by Lee Emerson. Thanks H2O [Read More…]