Tag Archives: machine gun

Discus thrower

After https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discobolus

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A classic Russian-made camera support

RPD seems so worthless as a light machine gun due to heavy recoil, it might actually be more useful as an improvised camera support. How the guy who designed lightly recoiling DP27 in 7.62x54R managed to make a 7.62×39 weapon … Continue reading

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PKM might have odd ergonomics, but it is a very reliable design.

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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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California girl in America

In the finest tradition of Japanese anime, running a belt through the M60 gets a big smile from a 14 year old girl. She showed good competency and safety habits…especially considering that was her first time ever on a range!

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Good people I know

Three gunsmiths socializing in the manner to which they are accustomed. Scott cleans up well, so he’s showed up in quite a few of the commercial ads and editorials I’ve made. He’s pretty hardy, too.

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Automatic vs. Semi-Auto: new on Alloutdoor

How government regulations retard progress.

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A tribute to Charles Bronson

The movie rather understated the effect of 7.62mm ball on humans…

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A roll in the hayloft with a Czech beauty

UK59 (“universal machinegun”) in 7.62x54R shows obvious ZB26/Bren features, but adds a unique cocking with the movable pistol grip. It also has the infamous shoulder thingie that goes up. My friend tells me that hay bales are actually quite good … Continue reading

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Some girls get excited by gold and diamonds…

…others, by steel, brass and lead. Which would make a better teammate? “Сама не летает и другим не даёт.”

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Maschinengewehr 42

A little carbine got him the buzzsaw. Fun to run, less fun to carry. Much harder on the ears.

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Hard at work, as usual.

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Published in Serbia

Several of my M249 photos just got published in Kalibar.

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All in a day’s fun

Alexis proved herself a competent gun safety instructor. The SVD 7.62×54 rifle was fun, but the optic on top is no Trijicon… And then there’s the wait to load up the SAW and get to hammering the targets…

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Are machine guns really that hard to control?

So many on our side of the gun control fight have despaired of ever getting automatic weapons deregulated to pre-1934 state that they make excuses for the enemy. “Automatics are uncontrollable anyway”, they way. “A waste of ammunition”. It’s a … 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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Twin Browning 1919 wallpaper

This rig is an excellent illustration of how guns can make up for lack of number or physical strength. A hundred-pound girl can hold off a mob of hundreds if properly armed, while even a dozen of unarmed strong men … Continue reading

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More photos taken through night vision monocular

Taken with ATN PVS14 and a Panasonic LX3. The camera was used at ISO200, so it added a bit of noise to the image.At base ISO, the exposure would have been 1/6s, going up to 200 allowed 1/15s at f2.5. … Continue reading

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Proper off-hand technique with a belt-fed weapon

Shane Primm firing Barrett‘s new lightweight version of M240 7.62mm machine gun This photos is an out-take from an upcoming article in a Harris Publications magazine. The machine gun shown is about 5 pounds lighter than the regular M240 thanks … Continue reading

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BAR and FN D (BAR with quick-change barrel)

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