Tag Archives: machine gun

PKM

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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Where I was this weekend: Lucky Gunner shoot

http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/2011/05/start-em-young.html MP40 http://tractioncontrol.well-regulatedmilitia.org/?p=10309 Kriss semi http://tractioncontrol.well-regulatedmilitia.org/?p=10314 Kriss auto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4SWdL7s5NQ BAR 30-06 http://mytumultuousadventure.blogspot.com/2011/05/oleg-volk-at-work.html Taking photos Had the opportunity to shoot several interesting weapons: MP40 — as always, very pleasant to fire but feels entirely too toy-like. M3A1 “grease gun” — love … Continue reading

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