Tag: AR pistol

223 Velocity Experiment from Guns & Ammo

223 Velocity Experiment from Guns & Ammo

| November 21, 2017 | 3 Comments

Barrel length has a severe impact on .223 velocity. Make sure your ammunition reliably expands when shot from your vSBR / PDW at the distances you intend to shoot. You might be surprised at how low the FPS need to be to expand. Guns & Ammo ran an experiment where they started with a 26″ […]

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Law Tactical Gen 3-M Folding Buffer Tube Stock Adapter Table Top Review

Law Tactical Gen 3-M Folding Buffer Tube Stock Adapter Table Top Review

| November 9, 2015 | 1 Comments

A quick table top review of the Law Tactical Gen 3-M folding buffer tube adapter for AR15 pattern firearms. I wrote about the differences earlier this year, but this is a hands-on analysis with a real product.

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Angstadt Arms UDP-9 Test Fire Review

Angstadt Arms UDP-9 Test Fire Review

| November 5, 2015 | 4 Comments

Last weekend I was able to test fire the Angstadt Arms UDP-9 AR15 pistol. We covered the basics of the UDP-9 in our tabletop review, so this post will concentrate on my experiences firing the pistol and overall reliability. Test setup Usually I would run a firearm through at least one class before writing a […]

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ATF Technical Letter About AR Buffer Tubes On Non-AR Pistols

ATF Technical Letter About AR Buffer Tubes On Non-AR Pistols

| February 18, 2015 | 7 Comments

Putting an AR15-style buffer tube on a non-AR15-style firearm has always been a contentious topic. I’ve written and stated several times that I didn’t know if it was okay to do or not, despite several retailers and manufacturers putting AR15 buffer tubes on AKs, MP5s, handgun enclosures, and many others. Finally the ATF responded, and […]

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Robar Lightweight PolymAR-15 Interview at SHOT Show 2015

Robar Lightweight PolymAR-15 Interview at SHOT Show 2015

| February 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Renowned firearms instructor Vicki Farnam told us to drop by Robar and look at their polymer-based AR15. 24-year Marine and Robar General Manager Freddie Blish was gracious enough to spend some time with us. The PolymAR-15 is super lightweight and Robar spent over a year testing its durability. Several of their prototypes have over 50,000 test rounds […]

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Consider an AR Pistol Instead of an SBR

Consider an AR Pistol Instead of an SBR

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

For some platforms, the only option for a short overall length is to register the weapon as a Short Barreled Rifle with the ATF. The AK platform is the best example of this. There are AK pistols, but these stockless, heavy firearms aren’t great at anything longer than point-shooting distances. My primary AK SBR is […]

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