Tag: ak

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…]

Samson K-Rail: AK rail system

Samson are now making a rail system for the AK-47 and clones called the K-Rail Model 1. Fits most AK-47’s. Two piece design clamps to the barrel trunion area. Low upper rail with clearance slot for use of iron sight. Four 1913 mil spec rails for mounting all [Read More…]

Chinese interpol photos

MilitaryPhotos.net has some interesting photos of the Chinese International Criminal Police Organization. Some interesting suppressed AKs, they look like AK-103’s but could be something else, and what is probably a Norinco CQ (M16A1 clone) or CQ-M4 (you guessed [Read More…]

How to handle AK-74M

A couple of cool youtube videos on using the AK-74 (called AK-47 on youtube). Apparently from a series called “Kadochnikovs martial arts” Tactical magazine changes. Hat Tip: MilitaryPhotos.net

What is a Saiga?

Answer… 1) AK pattern rifles and shotguns made at Izhevsk 2) The ugliest antelope alive The Russians are not know for producing beautiful firearms, but you would have thought they would have chosen a nicer looking animal than the Saiga for which to brand sporting [Read More…]

3rd world soldiers…

… and their use, or lack of use, of iron sights amazes me. From MilitaryPhotos.com Palestinian police officers loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas violently dispersed a demonstration against the Annapolis peace conference, and medical workers said one protester was [Read More…]

AK’s 60th anniversary

A very interesting video about the AK’s 60th anniversary. I like the following quote from the video “If it has given some countries the opportunity to gain freedom then it is a useful thing” – Kalishnikov It covers the history and current events [Read More…]

Izhevsk promotional videos

Izhevsk Mechanical Works is a Russian arms and vehicle manufacturer founded in 1807 by Tsar Alexander I. Below are some of their firearm promotional videos. I enjoy watching and reading military promotional material which are usually designed to entice the buyer to [Read More…]