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A full-auto demo of the M249 SAW machine gun, chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO. M249 Machine Gun Specs: Cartridge: 5.56×45 mm NATO Action: Gas-operated, open bolt Cyclic Rate of Fire: 800 RPM Muzzle Velocity: 915 m/s (3,000 ft/s) Effective Firing Range: 700 m (770 yd) (point target) 3,600 m (3,940 yd) (maximum range) Feed System: M27 …View full post
Buffman does a velocity test of Lake City Surplus 5.56x45mm (XM193) 55gr FMJ ammunition. The test rifles include a Yugo M85PV PAP with 10.25″ barrel and a Stag Arms Model 1L with 16″ barrel.View full post
New Calibers Available at Ozark Ordnance (556Ammunition.com) – We would like to announce that Ozark Ordnance will be adding the following calibers to the website in the coming weeks. We are excited about bringing these calibers to the market! 9mm (New and Remanufactured) 10mm (New) .380 Auto (New and Remanufactured) .38 Special (New and Remanufactured) 40 S&W (New …View full post
As mentioned last week, for Friday’s range trip I picked up a 30 round box of ZQI 5.56 Ammo at Walmart. This is far from an actual ammo review, and in no way were we testing the accuracy of the ZQI ammo, but I’m happy to say that I had no issues with the ammo. I …View full post
Ballistic Penetration Testing of various protective armor using the following calibers: .308, 5.56 Nato, .223 Winchester , 7.62×39 , 9mm and 22 LR.View full post