AR-15 vs. AK-47: Sub-Zero Freezing Torture Test

    In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves puts the AK-47 and the AR-15 against each other in a sub-zero freezing torture test. Both guns were placed in freezing temperatures well below negative 20 degrees Fahrenheit for over 7 hours. They were then removed from the icebox and shot immediately to see which one could get through an entire magazine of ammo. Spoiler alert: Only one gun came out on top. Which one do you think won the challenge?

    James refinished the AK in Brownells Alumahyde after the test. Here’s a link to the Alumahyde. **If you buy Alumahyde, buy extra spray nozzles – this is not optional. Alumahyde jams up spray nozzles very quickly and you’ll almost certainly need at least 2 nozzles to get through a paint job.**

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    James Reeves

    • NRA-licensed concealed weapons instructor, 2012-present
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