Russian AKademia SHADOW Chassis for Vepr-308 Super Rifles

While doing a research for another TFB article, I came across this chassis called Shadow designed by a Russian company called AKademia. It is an aluminum chassis that converts the Molot Vepr-308 Super rifles from their classic hunting configuration into basically a DMR type rifle. In other words, the AKademia Shadow chassis converts this:

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REVIEW: CZ Shadow 2-A Great Competition Pistol Right Out of the Box?

What may make a pistol great for home defense, LE/Military use, or concealed carry may not translate well to a pure competition pistol, and vice versa.  Competition pistols can run into the multiple thousands of dollars.  For those starting out in the sport, such cost can be daunting.  Sure, a stock Glock 17 or CZ75 can get one pretty far into these sports before the need or (let’s be honest here) desire for the “next level” of equipment comes to pass.  If one has the inclination to look for a pistol designed specifically for competition shooting in the USPSA or IPSC style of competitions, a certain set of features is desirable. If this author were looking for one, these are some traits he would look for:

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UPDATE: Video Proof That Accidental Discharges ARE Real

If you have been shooting long enough, chances are that you have become careless and had a negligent discharge or know someone who has. If you talk to self-righteous gun people about it, they will tell you there is no such thing as an “accedental” discharge, but that each one of these incidents are flat out negligent.

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Brand New Pistol: CZ Shadow 2

CZ (ČESKÁ ZBROJOVKA) will have a press conference on the 4:th of march at the IWA OutdoorClassics Exhibition in Germany (Europe’s SHOT Show). We already know that they will be showing the new CZ Shadow 2 pistol, and it looks great by judging from the pictures. I bet their booth will be crowded when they baptize the Shadow at 14:00 hours local time, but I will try to be there and cover the unveiling for TFB.

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