Tag Archives: AR15

Dissipator

Back in 1999, when I shopped for my first AR15, my choices were narrowed down to two: 20″ A2 and  16″ Dissipator. The purchasing decision was based on the legal restrictions against flash hiders — I ended up with the … Continue reading

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A rifle so light, an 8 year old can run it.

And the same 8 year old was able to handle it unsupported as well.  I.C.E.-designed AIR15 was quite a bit handier than her own M&P15-22.

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Sometimes shorter IS better: a very handy CQB package

This is a Spike’s Tactical 300 Blackout pistol with 8.5″ barrel. It delivers fairly impressive external ballistics, but it’s still an AR pistol and requires specific training for effective use. When a friend came by with a registered short barrel lower (also Spike’s … Continue reading

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Keeping track of ammunition in a multi-caliber environment: new on AllOutdoor

Two possible solutions.

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A very functional lightweight

At the beginning, AR15 was supposed to be a lightweight carbine. MAG Tactical brought the concept back with AIR15, a carbine that’s under 4.5 pounds with the sight. While it ships with two Magpul 30-rounder, I handed it to my guest … Continue reading

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CMMG and Faxon Piston AR Review: new on Shooting Illustrated

CMMG Mod4 SA and Faxon ARAK21 compared. Since SI placed only some of the photos supplied, I will add one of them below:

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Girls having fun

 

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LAR47 carbine review: new on AllOutdoor

7.62×39 in AR15 form — an unexpectedly useful combination.

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Bringing the Point of Balance Back: new on AllOutdoor

Competition Rifles: Bringing the Point of Balance Back

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Just Looking

A Lucky Gunner employee practicing sitting position in the best traditions of Appleseed.  

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When she isn’t shooting…

…Tatiana designs 3D interactive targets for defensive training. Midwest Industries lightweight MLock compatible AR Nighthawk 870 The targets look like this. A new design will be available in the near future as well. Replacement faces are available to extend the … Continue reading

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Cobalt Kinetics

  I met Cobalt Kinetics crew at SHOT Show, and did a shoot with them right before the NRA Show in Nashville. Using a linear compensator on a 14.5″ carbine was my idea and it worked out very well for … Continue reading

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TacCom .22 Carbon Fiber AR Upper: new on AllOutdoor

A Featherweight Over-Achiever.

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A coming 4x BDC scope

PWS piston rifle with the prototype Lucid 4x prismatic scope.  

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Shorter Barrels for Defensive Rifles: new on AllOutdoor

How relevant is the velocity loss to non-military use?

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Small features that matter

AAC MPW 300BLK rifle with 2.5-10x Vortex scope. The shooter is one of OATH Ammunition employees. Ammunition: OATH subsonic 300BLK in aluminum case, supersonic in brass case. Projectiles in both are precision-machined copper. I’ve been playing a lot with machined bullets … Continue reading

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A gift of Pure Estrogen?

I mentioned this carbine before. You don’t have to wait until the next Valentine’s Day, either.  

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Higher capacity magazines for M&P15-22: new on AllOutdoor

Spend more of your range time shooting, less loading magazines.

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Which gun for a lady?

Both vz58 and “Pure Estrogen” AR15 are light, short and have good triggers. Neither has much kick. On the other hand, the last couple of women I encountered favored M1A, SKS and FS2000…so much for trying pick shoes, handbags and … Continue reading

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Usefulness of handheld automatic weapons.

When I lived in the Soviet Union, I heard people say that they didn’t need or want capitalist excesses of choices or resources. The notion that being poor but proud conferred an intellectual superiority is held by a few in … Continue reading

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