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Articles and reviews related to the AK-47 and all other variants of the kalashnikov rifle. Reviews on top manufacturers as well as training and tequniques related to the AK rifle system.

Let’s Make a Deal: President Trump’s Line on Gun Control. Proposes Bans

Yesterday the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to set rules “banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machineguns.” “GUN AND MAGAZINE BANS. Gun and magazine bans are a total failure. That’s been proven every time it’s been tried. Opponents of gun rights try to come up with scary sounding …

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Clever Girl… Aklys Defense “Velociraptor” AKSV

This year at SHOT was fairly sparse on truly new products. Obviously there were new models. Companies had more variants and accessories to improve their legacy products but it was a vanilla show in most respects. But there is always an outlier.   Aklys Defense had this bizarre box muzzled Kalashnikov prototype. Color me intrigued. The Aklys Defense AKSV is a …

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IWI US: SHOT Show 2018

IWI kicked off in the United States by bringing the Tavor. Five years later they are set to have over 60 active products from Jericho pistols to the Galil ACE line up and adding the Tavor 7 and TS12. The original Tavor SAR21’s have been retired.   The Tavor 7 was teased and previewed well before SHOT. The IWI US …

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SHOT Show 2018: Haley Strategic Partners

Stopping by Haley Strategic’s booth I met up with a couple familiar faces. After shaking hands and exchanging the pleasantries we headed back to check out the prototypes. The new modular D3 Micro’s are soon to be released. Shipping will start once availability and supply are secured. The Micro’s are a streamlined evolution of the D3 chest rigs with a …

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Sunday Sermon: If You Can Choose What to Bring to a Gunfight, Bring a Long Gun and Some Friends with Long Guns

The old saying goes “The handgun is used to fight to your long gun”. The phrasing may vary sightly but the intent of the message remains consistent. Get to a rifle or shotgun as quickly as you can in a fight and you will have a considerable advantage. Long guns trump handguns in every feasible scenario, save within arms reach. …

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CALL TO ACTION: Repealing the NFA

Readers, That is an AR15, it is nearly identical to the plethora of other AR15 rifles on the market. But thanks to the National Firearms Act of 1934 it takes approximately 10 months (currently, it varies) to complete this purchase due to the rules governing certain firearms considered “more dangerous” despite not being demonstrably so or the existence of an easily …

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Review: G-Code Softshell Scorpion Magazine Carriers

One of the biggest challenges gun owners face with our various firearms is managing supporting equipment. Due to the wide variety of designs there is no universal shape or size to firearms, this makes the supporting equipment firearm specific in most cases. What this equates is a pile of magazine pouches and holsters purchased for every firearm specifically or poorly …

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The Proper Feeding and Care of your Kalashnikov, enter Magpul

Review: The AK PMag, Ranger Plate, and Magazine Coupler   The AKM series of rifles in the US has had a born again resurgence in popularity. Second, perhaps, only to the AR15 the Kalashnikov rifle has found a home in classic and modernized formats. It’s focusing on these modernized features and applications where I have completed an evaluation for your consideration …

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Ann Arbor Arms A3 First Impressions

Have you ever wondered what FAO Swartz looks like for the gun aficionado? Sure stores like Gander and Dick’s sell guns but let’s face it, the service and knowledge at places like that leave much to be desired. Not to mention the low to mid tier products don’t tickle the senses the way a rack full of Wilson Combat or …

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KAK Industry Super Sig SB-15 Tube Review

Few products have gone from new to prolific as fast as the Sig Brace. Designed originally to help disabled vets shoot ar-15 pistols. This niche product soon found mainstream approval when the ATF approved it for use when shoulder firing a pistol. Once the clarification letters from the ATF hit the open market and news sites stores sold out of …

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