Thanks to Hracyha for sharing this simple yet stunning photo of a 1911 and M16 juxtaposed to an AK and a Makarov. Both sets are very iconic and hold their own. Let’s not make this into which is better since that topic has been done ad nauseum. What do you think of the photo? How […]
The Arsenal ARS30-1 made it’s public/dealer debut this week at the NASGW Wholesaler Expo in San Antonio, Texas. Made by Gemtech, the ARS30 is obviously purpose-built for the AK47/AK74 platform but is capable of withstanding a variety of calibers and barrel lengths. Constructed of titanium it weighs in at 19.5 ounces and features a quick […]
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Before we all go crazy let us make this clear, the online ordering does NOT include any real, working firearms. According to Kalashnikov it is not possible to convert any of these mock-ups to fire live ammunition. Still it’s interesting to see Kalashnikov opening up this possibility for worldwide ordering. When I visited the Kalashnikov […]
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It’s a blunder so bad it makes you look twice: On the new sculpture dedicated to Russia’s most famous small arms designer, there is an unintentional homage to a weapon of Russia’s hated adversaries during the Great Patriotic War. Behind the tasteful statue unveiled last Tuesday of Mikhail “Mikhtim” Kalashnikov cradling his invention like a […]
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The current US administration is looking to release many of the restrictions on weapons exports, according to a recent article at Reuters. Currently, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) limit the ability for US arms companies to sell weapons overseas. However, the Trump administration is reportedly planning to change the jurisdiction for most arms exports from […]
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Century International Arms has brought American made AKs to the masses with the RAS47. Since we hadn’t previously looked at the rifle on TFB TV and there is a brand new Red Army Standard full metal jacket boat tail ammo on the market, it was beyond time that we got our hands on a RAS47 […]
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Ah, adjustable gas block, you nimble little minx. For so long you have preferred the AR flavor of rifle, shunning your Eastern Block cousins. Oh sure, there have been boutique shop runs of AK blocks that require a competent smith that go by the name of Boris or Mikhail. But why do you tempt the […]
AK platform firearms are pretty ubiquitous, with variants coming from all over the world. Despite its popularity in the United States, for a long time there was no major production of a 100% U.S. made model. Century Arms International changed that dynamic with the Centurion 39. Recently, a major improvement of the Centurion 39 came out, the […]
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Within the Leeds based Royal Armouries small arms collection in the United Kingdom there is a particular Soviet AK47 that is kept amongst the collection of other AKs. The serial number is ГЛ4027, in addition to a date stamp of 1953 with an Izhmash arms plant logo. Although the Armouries house a huge collection of […]
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Rifle Dynamics owner Jim Fuller took to Facebook to announce that he was approached by a ‘group of long time friends’ to sell the company and that he has accepted the offer. Fuller has not yet disclosed the buyers nor the sale price and only offers that more information will be available soon. Arguably the […]
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My friend J.W. Ramp just built his first AK47. Up close with the PSAK-47 build kit I just put together from @palmettostatearmory. Chose their “MOEKOV” version with the Zhukov stock and MOE handguards. Very happy with how it turned out and thought it was worth snapping some photos of all the pieces before I put […]
Here follows a short story from a recent visit to the Central Armed Forces Museum. The place is also known as the Museum of the Soviet Army and is located in the northern part of Moscow, close to the Red Army Theater. Lets’ begin with the entrance, where we find a T-34 tank. R-9 Desna […]
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