Tag Archives: 223

Girl’s fallen in with baaaaad company

Just look at those rogues! And the result? She’s running hippie-blessed 5.56mm instead of the good ol’ orthodox 7.62mm like a man! Disgusting, don’t you think?

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Office help

One of the best things about freelancing: I get to choose who works with me.

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RDB carbine in action

In slow motion, the lack of muzzle rise on recoil is very obvious. More RDB info.

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Range Officer

On stage. After the event.

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Automatic vs. Semi-Auto: new on Alloutdoor

How government regulations retard progress.

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Country girl

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Chad the Awesome

One reason why I love my work: cool people.

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Modern bullpups

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In America, even lizards are into rifles.

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Chad Enos, Keltec Shooting Team

Earlier today, at the range…we found that Keltec RDB muzzle doesn’t bounce much at all when the rifle fires. Slow-motion video to follow.

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Cold Bore Accuracy vs. Small Groups   Toolcard by Lever Gear

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Second Amendment for new arrivals

Even though I knew of private gun ownership when I first came to the United States, there was still an emotional disconnect between seeing others own guns and realizing that my parents could. For people from even less RKBA friendly countries … Continue reading

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CZ and the Czech School of Gunmaking: new on GUNSweek

Bren 805 and Scorpion carbines.

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New: Joshua MK5 on GunsWeek

AR/AK/FAL features all in one rifle.

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The color-coordinated rifleman

GWACS lower, Hahn rear sight, Troy magazine, Strike Ind. forend, Kaw Valley Precision linear comp, Pro Ears muffs, Rudy Project glasses. Can’t even begin to guess who made that upper…

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Custom rifles are always works in progress

The first approach looks like this: light tapering 1:8 twist barrel, muzzle brake and charging handle by Strike Industries, ambi safety by them also. Mission First Tactical grip and stock, carbon fiber forend by Brigand Arms. Improved trigger. Lancer magazine. … Continue reading

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Father and daughter

Writer David Burkhead and his daughter, illustrator Athena.  

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Terminology is important

Sturmgewehr 44, the historic “assault rifle”, was a general purpose military weapon, moderately good in several roles but specialized for none. The name was an attempt to make wishful thinking become reality by raising troop morale. Since the generic term “assault rifle” … Continue reading

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Canon 5DS R and 70-200/2.8 lens fixed

Turns out both were broken. $310 later, they are working again. Test image: Magazine dump with Remington ACR and AAC M4-2000 suppressor.  

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Hot weather, cool range

Now that Nashville is hot and humid every day, I am spending more of my time at Nashville Armory range. Good ventilation, AC and rifle rated backstops. And their staff is all firearms enthusiasts.

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