AK-74 Budget Magazine Shootout: Who Does It Best?

AK-74 magazines have become increasingly expensive over the last few years. These days, surplus Bulgarian mags often retail for more than $50. Thankfully, the commercial market is stepping up to the plate with new options. This article is an examination of three of those magazines to see which is the best value.

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Century Arms Announces Product Safety Warning and Upgrade for Canik 9mm Pistols

Century Arms announced a Product Safety Warning and a Severe Duty Upgrade notice for some of the Canik 9mm pistols. The 9mm pistols covered by these announcements are the TP9SA, TP9SF, TP9SFx, TP9SF Elite and TP9SF Elite-S.  According to Century Arms no other Canik pistols are covered by these two announcements.

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Review: Century C39v2-U.S. Manufactured Milled Receiver AK

AK platform firearms are pretty ubiquitous, with variants coming from all over the world.  Despite its popularity in the United States, for a long time there was no major production of a 100% U.S. made model.  Century Arms International changed that dynamic with the Centurion 39.  Recently, a major improvement of the Centurion 39 came out, the C39v2.  For those of you readers that may be leery due to the producer, I get it. If you’ve been burned by a substandard Century product in the past, no need to worry, I can directly empathize with you.  I once had an extremely shoddy Golani and fortunately was able to sell it for pretty much what I paid for it.  I also have a Centurion 39 that I acquired for use as a test platform for various parts that my customers might have wanted during my tenure as a gunsmith.  That being said, I assessed the C39v2 extremely closely for any defects, while trying to put aside my past prejudices in order to be as objective as possible.  I urge you to read on, as I was pleasantly surprised by this rifle.

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MORE CENTURY AK's! American-Made Limited Edition Announced

Century Arms, has been hard at work with their all-American AK weapons. While the RAS-47 has been praised and bemoaned, its one of the first truly American versions of the ubiqutous Russian platform.

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AKOU Completes 5,000 Round Test on Century RAS-47… Rifle is NOT Fine!

For the prospective civilian AK buyer, there’s nothing quite as helpful as the experience of others. Most reviews (including most of the ones I have done) cover the experiences the reviewer has over tens or hundreds of rounds, as higher round-count reviews are typically too expensive to conduct regularly, for most. Rob Ski of the AK Operator’s Union has, however, undertaken since the beginning of this year a series of 5,000 round reviews, the latest of which – a follow-up on the Century RAS-47 using a brand new rifle ( see previous test here) – he has just completed:

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Review: Canik TP9 SF Black - Out "Glocking" a Glock

When the Editors sent out the Canik, I was in a profound state of “meh.” “Whop-de-doo,” I thought, “I can only write so much on so little substance.” Ignoring my original outlook, They sent me the gun anyways. With complete apathy, I received it and opened the box only to be surprised. Contained within that package was the first handgun I believe can out “Glock” and Glock.

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[SHOT 2016] The RAS-47 and C39v2 Factory SBRs from Century

If you have seen some of the videos Alex C. and myself talking about AK things you may have heard me refer to my beloved M92 SBR that is easily ony of my favorite firearms. While poking around the Century booth at Industry Day at the Range I ran across four factory SBRs sitting on their table. You can imagine that might catch my attention.

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TFB's Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 1 of 3)

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 guns, and numerous magazines, bolts, bolt carriers, and other miscellaneous items. The purpose of this was not only to collate a general list of the weights of different weapons, but to be able to enhance the accuracy of a previous spreadsheet I’d produced showing the loaded “combat” weights of different rifles; that being available at this link.

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AK Operators Union: Rob Ski Century RAS-47 Follow-Up

Back in February, I wrote an article about Rob Ski’s unboxing video on the Century Arms RAS-47 stamped American-made AK rifle, as an example of the excellent unboxing videos Rob has been producing for the AK Operators Union. Of course, Rob intended to do more than just field-strip the Century rifle, and late last week he posted his review of the RAS-47 as it endured the AKOU “Kalashnikov test”:

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Gun Review: Century Arms G1 (FN FAL)

NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com.  To get up-to-date information on where to find Century rifles for sale, please visit  GunsForSale.com.

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