Guns

Gun Testing: 9 new rifles tested, rated & ranked (Videos)

Outdoor Life’s gun test is serious business. It is a lot of fun as well, there’s no denying that. But beyond the smell of powder, the piles of hot brass, the sore shoulders, the ringing of steel, and the smiles on the faces of the shooters lurks a solemn task. That is, to gather fair and objective data about which of 2016’s new guns are worth you spending your money ...

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Ruger Mini-14 Tactical semi-automatic rifle in .223 Rem.

Introduction and popularity The Ruger Mini-14 is an old rifle based on even older rifles. It is not exactly a scaled down clone of the M14. Rather it’s a melding of three famous rifles. The bolt is from the M1 Garand, the trigger group and magazine are taken from the M14 and the gas system is from the M1 Carbine. Ruger Mini-14, disassembled. This is a pretty easy process. (Photo: ...

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How Many iPhones Does It Take To Stop an AK-74 Bullet? (VIDEO)

THE COMPACT AUTOMATIC rifle that Stalin’s engineers unveiled in 1947 didn’t look like much of a gun. The result of a secret design contest, its components were simple, inelegant, workmanlike. Its ammunition lacked the stopping power of other rifle cartridges. Its barrel was too short to achieve the range of standard infantry rifles. When the Pentagon finally got its hands on a few of the weapons in the 1950s, officials ...

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The machine gun is a formidable battlefield element that can be used from the ground, on planes, and on naval ships. The initial design of the gun was water cooled and belt fed. The gun could fire up to 600 rounds per minute. Rapid and continueous fire was allowed by the explosion of powder in each gun cartridge. The machine gun was invented by Hiram Maxim and were introduced in ...

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In order of appearance: MK18 MOD0 with AAC M42K, SEA Bears Bark 20G SBS, Glock17c with JNC select fire sear, and a Dakota Tactical D54R-N with select fire trigger pack and Silencerco Omega 9K, if you are curious. The case is a Pelican 1750 with customized B&W Kaizen foam. Stencil could be Krylon, color chit unknown. About the only thing they were missing was a groovy AOW like a cane ...

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In order of appearance: MK18 MOD0 with AAC M42K, SEA Bears Bark 20G SBS, Glock17c with JNC select fire sear, and a Dakota Tactical D54R-N with select fire trigger pack and Silencerco Omega 9K, if you are curious. The case is a Pelican 1750 with customized B&W Kaizen foam. Stencil could be Krylon, color chit unknown. About the only thing they were missing was a groovy AOW like a cane ...

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Dual Fully Automatic AA-12s…H*ly SHIT!!!

. The AA-12 was first invented in 1972 by Maxwell Atchisson as the Atchisson Assault Shotgun, but the early versions had problems with reliability and polymer fouling from the plastic hulls of shotgun shells. In 1987, the design was sold to Jerry Baber of Military Police Systems, who rebranded it with its familiar “AA-12” name; then in the early 1990s German-born Boje Cornils was hired on to help improve the ...

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AK-47 Over Kill

THE COMPACT AUTOMATIC rifle that Stalin’s engineers unveiled in 1947 didn’t look like much of a gun. The result of a secret design contest, its components were simple, inelegant, workmanlike. Its ammunition lacked the stopping power of other rifle cartridges. Its barrel was too short to achieve the range of standard infantry rifles. When the Pentagon finally got its hands on a few of the weapons in the 1950s, officials ...

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Straight As an Aero: Aero Precision’s AC-15 Rifle

Officers armed with rifles save lives. When a person intent on mass murder begins a spree killing, an officer with a rifle is able to engage the subject with greater precision, from longer distances and defeat body armor. This is a fact that has been proven time and time again, yet many of the nation’s law enforcement officers do not have a patrol rifle as part of their normal duty ...

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Hands On Beretta’s Next-Gen M9A3 Battle Pistol

The next generation of the combat-proven M9 is here! The M9A3 offers top performance with better ergonomics learned from over 30 years on the battlefield. For more than 30 years, the Beretta M9 has been America’s combat pistol of choice. It is a proven performer in humid jungles, arid desert heat or any other environment where our warriors go into harm’s way. As modern warfare has evolved in the past three ...

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