Tag: Korea

BIG Freakin’ Cartridge Test 007: PMC M855 5.56x45mm 62gr LAP, 14.5″ Barrel, and Accuracy

Next up for the Big Freakin’ Cartridge Test is Korean manufacturer PMC’s clone of M855, called X-TAC M855 LAP. This ammunition features very uniform-looking external dimensions, attractively finished brass cases and projectile jackets, and a reasonable [Read More…]

BIG Freakin’ Cartridge Test 006: PMC XP193 5.56x45mm 55gr FMJ, 16″ and 20″ Barrels

Next up for the Big Freakin’ Cartridge Test is Korean manufacturer PMC’s clone of M193 Ball, called XP193. This ammunition features very uniform-looking external dimensions, attractively finished brass cases and projectile jackets, and a reasonable [Read More…]

BIG Freakin’ Cartridge Test 005: PMC XP193 5.56x45mm 55gr FMJ, 14.5″ Barrel, and Accuracy

Next up for the Big Freakin’ Cartridge Test is Korean manufacturer PMC’s clone of M193 Ball, called XP193. This ammunition features very uniform-looking external dimensions, attractively finished brass cases and projectile jackets, and a reasonable price. [Read More…]

BREAKING: Civilian Marksmanship Program May Receive 86,000 M1 Garand Rifles from the Philippines

The Civilian Marksmanship Program has received word that the Philippine government could be shipping 86,000 M1 Garand rifles back to the United States for distribution to American civilian shooters. Mark Johnson, Chief Operating Officer of the CMP, commented on the [Read More…]

Summary of LEAKED ATF White Paper & Analysis: NFA-Free Suppressors, Shouldered Braces, and Armor Piercing Ammo, Oh My!

In what appears to fly in the face of the Bureau’s prior attitudes towards enforcement of gun laws, a white paper by BATFE Associate  Deputy Director Ronald Turk was recently leaked which proposed loosening or modifying gun regulations in sixteen ways, to be [Read More…]

POTD: Lionheart LH9N

Lionheart Industries imports K5 pistols from S&T Daewoo, The LH9 is the American version of the k5. It has similar styling to a Sig pistol but it has a Double Action + system. You rack the slide and flip the safety on. Then manually push the hammer forward. Then [Read More…]

K14 Sniper Rifle Review

Small Arms Defense Journal has reviewed the K14, the Korean sniper rifle based on the Winchester 70 … The K14 is a bolt action rifle with turn-bolt action, in 7.62x51mm NATO caliber.  It is a very typical bolt action with not too many special or exotic [Read More…]

Laser Revolvers

Army.mil reports that Eighth Army law enforcement officials recently made use of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency laser pistol range. I like the steampunk/sci-fi of those laser revolvers. I can easily imagine Harrison Ford wiping one of those out to fry an alien. [ [Read More…]