by Fordy Smith
By Fordy Smith
You are entering a no butt-hurt allowed zone.
What & Where:
On October 26th through October 29th a couple of us attended Tactical Response’s annual Fighting Pistol and Fighting Rifle (mobile) classes near Atlanta, Georgia (just west of Cartersville, Georgia). Continue Reading
I just bought seven of these. I love the M-16/M-4 versions and have patiently waited for an offering for the Kalashnikov. They feature a removable floorplate, constant curve geometry, and high-reliability/low-friction follower for the performance you expect from a PMAG. Upon initial inspection they appear to be quality gear, however I am a little suspect that the magazine locking tab is not steel. This is always a weak point on polymer Kalashnikov magazines. According to the internet rumor mill the next generation of the magazine will have steel reinforced feed lips and tab.
Back in the wild, wild west there was a saying, “Don’t let the sun set on a gun that you shot today.” Ammunition primers were so corrosive that they would almost immediately start to rust and corrode the firearm. Most of the commercially available ammunition that you buy today is non-corrosive. There is still some surplus military ammunition that has corrosive primers that will leave behind corrosive gunshot residue. Your chamber and bore will corrode if you do not clean them after shooting. If you shoot any ammunition that isn’t listed as being non-corrosive (or doesn’t say), make sure that you properly clean your firearms as soon as possible after shooting. Continue Reading
Russian students’ takedown and reassembly relay. What might be considered the equivalent in US public schools? Putting a condom on a cucumber? Beware, the bear is reawakening, and he’s laughing at us and our leader.