Today we have another re-post from our departed friend. Kevin O’Brien, AKA “Hognose” owner and writer of weaponsman.com. There’s a bunch of little news bits going around the Army about maintenance issues and problems. We’ll cover them from most to least serious: Item: Somebody Blew It File photo of failed M9 slide. Not the mishap firearm. … Read moreSmall News Items on Army Small Arms
Today is a picture of friend of the website, Marc. He showed this picture of him while still in the Australian military. Of note is the M203 mounted to his AUG service rifle. The attachment was an experimental system for getting the M203 onto an AUG. Things have slowed down here during the Holidays as … Read moreAUG + M203
My favorite gun started key-holing last weekend. It is the most distraught I’ve felt in a long time. Like losing an old friend. Extra kick in the nuts was that I just rebuilt the gun as I was upgrading it. After I had issues with my first SBR I decided I’d have another built no … Read moreLooks like the barrel is shot on my favorite AR.
I am a little unorganized today, the post yesterday about H. W. McBride took longer to get together than I thought it would and it really eat in to the time I spend on the rest of a weeks line up. So, today we are doing another “Scattered shots” post where I say a few … Read moreSCATTERED SHOTS II
I don’t know when I started wanting a M203 Grenade Launcher, but I’m pretty sure I wanted one right after I first saw one. About three years ago I had a little extra cash in my pocket and I realized that if I didn’t buy a M203 then, I probably never would. The M203 is … Read moreMy M203
I was asked by someone on AR15.com to find some information about the M203. I am posting it here so it will be available for everyone. I weight a 9 inch and 12 inch barrel on a precision scale. Both barrels had grease on them which I did not clean off. I can’t tell you … Read moreM203 Information