Tag: ak

AR-15 and AK Dust test

The Cav Arms guys did an extreme dust test on an AR-15. Turns out AR-15 cannot handle being buried in sand and then run over by a Jeep … who knew? Apart from the “Jeep test”, it did really well. They also tested an AK derivative, a 5.56mm SAR-3, which [Read More…]

Mike’s gun build weekend

Michael Z. Williamson has posted photos of a Build Party Weekend during which he and a bunch of other guys made and repaired guns. During the weekend Mike made the receiver and some of the internals of the below AK. Beautiful wood More photos here.

ATI GSG Kalashnikov .22 AK-47

The American Tactical Imports / German Sport Guns Kalashnikov has finally arrived. The Kalashnikov, endorsed by General Kalashnikov himself, is a AK-47 patterned rifle chambered in .22 Long Rifle. An American model holding a German made copy of the iconic Soviet rifle [Read More…]

AK-107 / AK-108 animation

It has been a while since I have posted an animation. This one, author unknown, shows how the balanced gas operating system works in the AK-107 and AK-108 rifles. ( If the animation is not playing, try this link: click here) Wikipedia explains how the system works: The [Read More…]

New Tech-Sight AK peep sight

Tech-Sight who are well known for M16 style peep sight for the Ruger 10/22 will be selling an AK peep sight later this year. It features a “GI” style post and aperture sight picture, return to zero system (presumably after the receiver dust cover is removed) [Read More…]

224,000 Rounds in 12 days

James Yeager wrote a fascinating article for SWAT Magazine and has cross posted it on the The Survival Podcast Forum. So what happens to a bunch of ARs, AKs and various pistols when you subject them to 12 very intense days and nearly a quarter million rounds of [Read More…]

SayUncle’s building an AK series

The problem with blogs is that shortly after something interesting is posted it is moved to the dusty archives in the recesses of the blog and only ever uncovered by the occasional google visitor. I came across, courtesy of google, a series of articles at SaysUncle on [Read More…]

GSG .22 “Kalashnikov” AK

A while back I reported that GSG (German Sport Guns), makers of the GSG-5, announced an endorsement by General Kalashnikov and that they would name a rifle after him. It looks like the GSG .22 “Kalashnikov” is now in production. Click to expand Impact Guns [Read More…]

FARC rebel training ‘rifles’

While reading the BBC a few days I came across a photo showing captured FARC firearms. Among them appears to be wooden training ‘AK-47s’ Captured firearms from Columbian raid into Ecuador. I added the red arrows. I would have thought with the proliferation [Read More…]