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A truly automatic shotgun

Select-fire Saiga 12 converted by DTV Tactical Innovations,with 20rd Promag drum and TRS25 red dot. How many projectiles are in the air at once?

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Armatac CL drum review: new on GunMag Warehouse blog

150-round STANAG drum for rifles and light machine guns.

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Not an Operator.

My friend isn’t Army, Marines or special operations ninja. Instead of a short-barreled MP5, a Sub2000 has to suffice. It works. Keltec weapon light on a rail forend, 50 round drum that actually functions, red dot sight, extended charging handle, … Continue reading

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75-round handrest

I’ve always liked these drum magazine for providing a comfortable hand rest of firing standing.

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Protect yourself. Protect your hearing.

For a professional musician like Lauren, firing an unsuppressed ┬árifle can be a career-ending event. Rifle reports are all too close to concussion grenade (flashbang) noise levels. Taking them down by 28-40dB makes a big difference. So does wearing plugs … Continue reading

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MMC Tactical 16″ rifle

Today, I started taking photos for MMC Armory. Their Tactical model is shown here with a 50rd X15 drum and 1-4x Vortex scope. Upgraded parts include polished fire control components, strengthened barrel profile, nickel boron treated bolt barrier group.

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Various magazines for M&P15-22

The standard M&P 15-22 comes with very reliable 25rd magazines. They have only one down side, the open construction to facilitate loading. They are also out currently of stock with most vendors. Two alternatives both raise capacity and improve sealing. … Continue reading

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Hit the gym!

Besides the obvious health benefits, more muscle means you can operate heavier toys. This DSA FAL is hefty — a heavy barrel, a 100rd Beta drum and a 2.5-10x optic do add up — but also capable of keeping up … Continue reading

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Drill types

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Can your rifle be accurately aimed one-handed?

Rogue | Vortex scope and red dot | X14 drum

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Does this look heavy to you?

She doesn’t seem to have much trouble aiming the rifle with a scope and a 50rd drum. The rest of us might just need a few more minutes of daily exercise. I like Tennessee. I get to work with models … Continue reading

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Good, quick, cheap — pick any two.

Most .308 box magazines are relatively cheap, light, simple and hold 20 rounds. They work great for those who wear additional magazine pouches and have friends cover them during reloads. Drums are not cheap, weigh a little more and hold … Continue reading

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New on CTD: On Reliability of Drum Magazines

An overview of drums.

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Fun with massive firepower

Linoge from Walls of the City brought this shotgun last month. It was a lot of fun.

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OK, maybe this wouldn’t stop a riot…

…but it would certainly end one fast! STG58 with Cyclone muffler for hearing protection and 100rd Beta magazine for lead sufficiency. Ear muffs have built-in radio jack and stereo microphones that improve on un-amplified hearing, wearing eye protection is just … Continue reading

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New on CTD blog: Durable Stocking Stuffers

aka “magazines“.

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The loudest girl on this beach

Thompson carbine with 50 and 100 round drums.

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Thompson girl

Airship engineer character for the upcoming dieselpunk comic book “Zett & Lux” by Chris Range. Auto Ordnance 1927 Thompson with 100rd drum and 20rd stick magazines.

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Drums that work

With rimmed cartridges, drum magazines work very well. Each round has a spot of its own and they only commingle in the feed column. With PPS50, the stack is barely a couple of rounds tall. Puma metal drums tend to … Continue reading

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Your rifle doesn’t have to swim in gun oil to work

The rifle shown with the Armatac drum is mine. Thanks to the Timney trigger and free-floated barrel, it shoots very well. Instead of the unmagnified EOtech holographic sight shown in the video, I use a 3.5-15x Nightforce scope.

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