Saturday, February 23, 2019

Stechkin APS

LAV shoots this rare pistol. It's interesting to hear a tid bit of history from LAV




From: Vickers Tactical Inc

Speed vs. Accuracy

Ken Hackathorn and Bill Wilson talk about the issue.




From: Wilson Combat

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

L96A1

Ian goes over this modern sniper rifle from AI



From: Forgotten Weapons

MP40

Ahoy posted a video regarding the SMG. He had some nice videos and this was the latest after nearly a one year hiatus.


From: Ahoy

India buys sniper rifles

India is buying a lot of rifles for their military. This time it is sniper rifles to replace their aging SVD Dragunov rifles.

According to The Firearm Blog, India will purchase Victrix Minerva Tactical Scorpio TGT in .338 Lapua Magnum as well as Barrett M95 in .50 BMG, for a total of 6000 rifles.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/02/19/india-buys-sniper-rifles/


From: The Firearm Blog

Strike Industries Glock Trigger recall


Strike Industries issued a recall for their Improved Flat Trigger.

SI says there was a safety concern. Those who send the trigger back must fill out information found on

https://www.strikeindustries.com/shop/recall?utm_source=2017

Those who send in will get $70 in-store credit per trigger.

Civilian Marksmanship Program finance and performance report

Guns.com reports about GAO's look into the CMP's finance.

Some interesting points:

  • Between 2008 and 2017, CMP sold 304,233 rifles and got transfers of 279,032 rifles from the Army.
  • 35% of inventory is unserviceable and unsellable drill rifles.
  • Out of 8000 M1911s transferred, 39 were deemed highly valuable while 145 were considered unsellable.
  • Annual expense for 2017 was $15.1 million dollars

https://www.guns.com/news/2019/02/19/report-finds-cmp-gets-a-lot-of-bang-out-of-surplus-guns

From: Guns.com

Monday, February 18, 2019

2 inch gun slow motion

The Slow Mo Guys decided to give a shot at this miniature gun.


Shooting 2:21
Soda can 3:54, 5:24, 5:50
LEGO 6:25, 7:12, 7:44
Hammer falling 9:30
Barrell 9:59

From: The Slow Mo Guys

Saturday, February 16, 2019

HS PRODUKT VHS

LAV shows this bullpup from Croatia that apeared in Iraq as well.



From: Vickers Tactical

Thought on narrowing down guns

Firearm Rack has a good article that discusses on consolidating your shooting tools.

https://www.firearmrack.com/specialization-isnt-for-insects-consolidating-your-shooting/

It's a bit long read, but makes some good argument on focusing on a small number of firearms and practicing with it to become more proficient rather than trying many different things.

From: Firearm Rack

Friday, February 15, 2019

H&K VP9 Slide conversion kit available

H&K brought in the slide conversion kit for VP9 pistol. It has slide, barrel, and recoil spring so user can just install it on their VP9 like they would after cleaning the gun

Price: $449

https://us.hkwebshop.com/hkstorefront/hk/en/Handgun-Parts/Handgun-Acessories/VP9L-Slide-Conversion-Kit/p/50254245


From: H&K

Grip Pod Shorty Version

The famous Grip Pod has deploy-able legs. The creator is now coming up with a shorter version and will be on market in summer


http://soldiersystems.net/2019/02/14/sneak-peek-grip-pod-v2k-shorty-version/


From: Soldier Systems Daily

Monday, February 11, 2019

India to buy Caracal 5.56 carbines

India is reportedly buying 5.56 rifles from Caracal to replace its issued rifle as well. Recently, it was reported that India is to purchase SIG 716 rifle as well

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/02/11/india-set-to-buy-95000-carbines-from-caracal/

From: The Firearm Blog

Russia's new military pistol

Russia is adopting a new military pistol called Udav. It is chambered in 9x21mm Gryuza which is capable of going through steel plates using 7N28/29 bullet.

It has ambidextrous features and seems to come with laser aiming device.

https://www.guns.com/news/2019/02/08/new-russian-udav-pistol-set-to-replace-makarov-vie-for-international-sales

From: Guns.com

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Beretta 38A

LAV made a video about this Italian carbine.



From: Vickers Tactical Inc

Chinese CS/LS2

Ian shoots this 9x19mm SMG from china and shares his opinion. You can guess what it is just from the video title




From: Forgotten Weapons

Holosun 507c Pistol Red Dot Sight

Warrior Poet Society gave a quick, to-the-point review of the pistol red dot sight




From: Warrior Poet Society

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Colt CK901

This rifle was made by Colt for Yemen and uses 7.62x39mm (AK round).



There has been similar works with Knight's Armament many years ago.


From: Forgotten Weapons

Sunday, February 3, 2019

India to buy SIG Sauer rifles

India is supposedly buying SIG716-G2 rifles to replace some of their infamous INSAS rifles. Defenseworld.net reports the deal is for 73,000 rifles for $97 million.

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/24199/India_To_Acquire_73_000_Sig_Sauer_Rifles_to_Replace_INSAS_Rifles

From: Defenseworld.net