Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Aimpoint Challenge

LAV uploaded some shooting challenges you can try with carbines. You'd need B6 bullseye targets, IDPA/IPSC target, and a timer.

Part 1

Part 2

From: Vickers Tactical

The Rhodesia Mamba

This pistol didn't work out well due to various problems. It takes cues from S&W 59 series which was one of the usable 9mm semi-auto of the time.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Mike Seeklander on 2018 IDPA National Champion

Mike Seeklander talks about what he did to prepare for IDPA National Championship.

From: Wilsom Combat

Friday, September 28, 2018

Prototype 9mm Clement Military Pistol

This pistol didn't see the light of day, but has some interesting simplification done for user's maintenance and use

From: Forgotten Weapons

The Chinese Type-56S and S1 Pre-Ban Rifles

Chris Bartocci looks at the Chinese imports.

From: Small Arms Solutions

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

H&R T48 the American FAL

Ian and LAV goes over this rare FAL. There are several details that is different from generic FAL we are familiar with

From: Forgotten Weapons

Tom Cruise with GIGN

Tom Cruise had a fun day with French GIGN during his promotional tour through France for Mission Impossible: Fallout. GIGN purchased CZ Bren2 in 7.62x39

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Monday, September 24, 2018

Brownells BRN-10A

Ian looks at the rifle from Brownells. His video compares it with Portugese version of AR-10 and has some more information

From: Forgotten Weapons

Glock 45

All4Shooters has an article on a new Glock(actually 3 of them). While the number is 45, it is chambered or 9mm. It also lacks cutout in front of magazine well, but has front serrations on slide.


Sunday, September 23, 2018

Steyr StG 77/AUG

Ian goes over this iconic bullpup rifle.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Why I Despise the M14

Chris Bartocci shares his reasons for disliking M14

From: Small Arms Solutions

Pump shotgun or semi-auto shotgun?

Paul Harrell looks at the considerations for choosing a home defense shotgun. The title of video compares Mossberg 590A1 and Rock Island VR60, but there are plenty of information to make it in to a general tip regarding what choice to make between the two

From: Paul Harrell

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Semiauto Pistols of the 1800s

Ian made a special presentation of semiauto pistols made in 1800s. This brings all the different pistols made during that era together.

From: Forgotten Weapons

USSOCOM Suppressed Upper Receiver Group live fire

Soldier Systems Daily got his chance to try out the recently selected SURG system from SIG.

From: Soldier Systems Daily

AR-15 Adjustable Gas Block tips

MrGunsnGear shares his tips regarding adjustable gas blocks for ARs.

From: MrGunsnGear

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

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.

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 posted review of this pistol with stock.


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.

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.

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

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

and a bit more geeky

For a nice graphical representation, here is one from an automotive blog

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

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