When ever you buy new gear, or change the setup of your gear, you need to test it out. It is good to make sure there are no unexpected issues. For example, today I found that the LaRue POD stock attachment I have interferes with my plate carrier. Shooting with out the body armor was … Read moreCheck and recheck your gear.
If you said, “Gas-tube” you would be right. This shooters custom mid-length gas system upper came with a carbine length gas tube. This made his AR15 into a rather awkward bolt action. Remember while working on the AR15 is easy, that doesn’t mean that everyone should do it.
Another cheep junk optic failed at the range today. I highly recommend against trying to use cheap junk optics like NCSTAR, TRUGLO, AIM SPORTS, LEAPERS UTG, etc.
The left three cases were fired from a LaRue PredatAR with XTRANs chamber. The rightmost case came from a standard chamber. XTRAN chamber left a sprial of carbon on the case. There is no felt damage to the case. This spiral of carbon could be wiped off with finger.
A big thanks to the good folks at LaRue Tactical. I needed a replacement ring half (to replace one I damaged) and some screws for my mounts. Despite that I gave alternate info that had no ordering history from LaRue and that I offered to pay, LaRue Tactical still sent me the parts for free. Their … Read moreThanks LaRue Tactical
I see a lot of pictures on forums of guys wearing their plate carriers with armor in them in ways that barely do them any good all the time. Usually you see the plates setting too low in the front and the back. As can be seen in this picture you do not really need … Read moreCorrect position of hard armor plates
Today I tested some more of the barnes triple shock X bullets ( TSX ). I have wanted to see how the 70 grain bullet would do for a long time now so I put up a windshield and a stack of soaking wet phone books. I wanted to test for penetration, expansion and for … Read moreBarnes TSX test ( 70 gr) PART 2
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There is a growing popularity for the short barreled AR and AK. One of the AK varients that has exploded in popularity is the AKS72U, also known as the Krinkov. While Krinkov is an incorrect term, it has become the popular name for these AKs. There are Russian and Bulgarian Krinkov kits and rifles available. Similar but different are … Read moreOn the Krinkov
This is the first in a series ( I hope ) of test i will be doing on some of the barnes TSX bullets in a variety of weights ( my wallet allowing) and through a variety of barrier. These first rounds were fired from a 16 inch barrel carbine through a car front window … Read moreBarnes TSX ( triple shock X ) 55 grains Test Part 1 in a series