Tuesday, September 18, 2018

CZ Bren S2 trickling in US

The Firearm Blog reports that CZ Bren S2 pistols are showing up in US. This rifle is updated version of CZ Bren 805 rifle after getting feedback from Czech military

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/09/17/cz-bren-s2-shipping-in-the-us/

From: The Firearm Blog

Magpul's new clothing line up

Magpul revealed new clothing line. There are many products, so visit their website and click on photos with Magpul logo on the clothing.

https://www.magpul.com/fall18

From: Magpul

Saturday, September 15, 2018

East German MPi-AKS-74NK

LAV shows his replica of East German AK variant



From: Vickers Tactical

Q's 7.62 Silencer Rundown

Kit badger goes over Q's 7.62 suppressor lines and explains the advantages they have


From: Kit Badger

USFA Zip 22

Ian usually looks at old guns, but this time he looks at this weird firearm that was made less than 7 years ago.




From: Forgotten Weapons

Friday, September 14, 2018

Isard pistols

These 1911 look-a-likes were built in Barcelona but the internals are different, as well as the lack of refinement



Form: Forgotten Weapons

B&T USW review

Ken Hackatorn and M4carbine.net posted review of this pistol with stock.

https://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?209285-What-is-Old-is-New-Again-Ken-Hackathorn-s-Review-of-the-B-amp-T-USW

From: M4Carbine.net

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

AR-10 history and Brownells BRN-10

Chris Bartocci goes over Brownell's revival of AR-10 along with the history of its development and adoption


From: Small Arms Solutions

Swiss Reibel M31

This French rifle adopted by Switzerland was used for defensive positions. In the beginning of the video, there is small mistake about the mount, which Ian corrects at the end.


From: Forgotten Weapons

How to measure barrel twist rate

Chad from Iraqveteran8888 shows quick and easy way to check twist rate of the barrel.



From: Iraqveteran8888

Sunday, September 9, 2018

8.6 Creedmoor Versus 338 Federal

Ivan shows the difference between two ammunition and pros and cons from each.



From: Kit Badger

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Denel NTW 20

Ian shows this South African Anti-material rifles using slightly different 20mm cartridge.



From: Forgotten Weapons

H&K MP5/40

LAV shows .40 S&W version of the famous MP5 series.



From: Vickers Tactical

Poland's new pistol

PW-INKA is the new pistol from Poland. It strikes great resemblance to Walther P99. Currently it is in competition to win the place of next Polish military pistol.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/09/07/polands-witu-unveil-new-military-pistol-the-pw-inka/

From: The Firearm Blog

Thursday, September 6, 2018

AutoMag 180

Ian goes over the first iteration of Auto Mag 180



The newest reincarnation was announced but so far there has been no progress in actual production.

The cartridge itself was specifically mentioned in movie "Beverly Hills Cop II". Axel Foley(Eddie Murphy) went to Beverly Hills Gun Club to ask about .44 Automag case. The conversation included how the case is made from .308 Winchester case. However, the movie also made mistake of claiming that the gun was out of production due to expensive price.

From: Forgotten Weapons

CMP 1911 order starts

CMP is now accepting 1911 order forms.

The window to submit an order closes on October 4th. IT has to be postmarked between the two days.

One gun per person limit applies.

http://thecmp.org/cmp_sales/1911-information/

From: CMP

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

HK45/MK24 Mod 0

Chris Bartocci goes over this pistol from H&K that was supposed to be the next 1911.


For more information, you can read the transcript of the interview with Ken Hackathorn and Larry Vickers did with Todd Green

http://pistol-training.com/articles/hk45-interview-with-ken-hackathorn-and-larry-vickers


From: Small Arms Solutions

Candela vs Lumens

Candela vs Lumens

MrGunsnGear talks about difference between the two


For those who want to geek out a little more here are two blogs that might help a bit

A bit more in layman's terms
https://blog.1000bulbs.com/home/whats-the-difference-between-candela-lux-and-lumens


and a bit more geeky
https://www.compuphase.com/electronics/candela_lumen.htm


For a nice graphical representation, here is one from an automotive blog
http://blog.streetsideauto.com/auto-parts/are-automotive-leds-worth-the-cost/

From: MrGunsnGear, Compuphase, StreetSide Auto, 1000bulbs

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Caracal CAR816 A2

MrGunsnGear looks at the rifle from UAE.


As MrGunsnGear says, Caracal hired people who worked on H&K HK416 then SIG MCX to design the rifle. There are several small things done to make this rifle more reliable.

Chris Bartocci has some more information regarding the rifle as well



From: MrGunsnGear, Chris Bartocci

ISS Prop guns pt. 3

LAV and Ken Hackathorn shows the last part of their visit to ISS



From: Vickers Tactical Inc

British L42A1 Sniper

This is the last Lee Enfield rifle used by Brits due to L1A1(British issued FN FALs) not quite upto the sniper task



Also up for auction

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/74/415/enfield-l42a1


From: Forgotten Weapons

Lewis Gun

Iraqveteran8888 made a short video regarding this historic rifle with C&Rsenal.



You can see an unexpected problem in the later half

From: Iraqveteran8888