In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 Media Day at the Range and visit the Ashbury Precision Ordinance booth. Ashbury Precision Ordinance’s new supra 224 Valkyrie is based on the Remington 700 with a fluted and contoured barrel. The hand guard has m-lok allowing for new shooters [Read More…]
In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 Media Day at the Range and visit the Lewis Machine and Tool (LMT) booth. Adam from LMT introduces us to their new AR platform in .224 Valkyrie and the great potential of this impressive new cartridge. The Valkyrie allows for a great deal of [Read More…]
In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 Media Day at the Range and visit Ben with Ellison Dynamic Concepts. Ellison Dynamic Concepts offers a new take on direct thread rifle suppressors with their bulbous-shaped cans. While this is their first entry into small arms, Ellison Dynamic [Read More…]
In yesterday’s article, we took a look at examples of two different methods of design, which I called “preference-driven” and “process-driven”. For these examples, I supposed two engineers from two different cultures – called [Read More…]
Romulan, or Vulcan? Preference-Driven vs. Process-Driven Design in the Field of Small Arms Ammunition
If you were designing the next small arms round, how would you do it? What methods would you use to determine its physical characteristics and performance attributes? How would you know what was too large or too small, too powerful or too weak? Perhaps more critically, [Read More…]
Firearm Showcase: The Winchester Lightweight Military Rifle at the Cody Firearms Museum – HIGH RES PICS!
In January, just before the 2017 SHOT Show, I got the opportunity to travel to Cody Wyoming to visit the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, to see some of their rare firearms and bring photos of them to our readers. Today’s firearm is a [Read More…]