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A review and range demo of the LaRue Tactical OBR 5.56 AR rifle. LaRue Tactical OBR 5.56 Specs: Guaranteed sub-MOA accuracy (with Federal GMM, 77 grain ammo) Proprietary handguard design keeps the rifle cool, aids in accuracy and ease of handling Unique fully freefloating barrel and barrel-nut design, that does not touch the handguard at …View full post
A review and range test of AMA DENEX NATO 5.56×45 62gr M855 Ammunition. This 5.56×45 ammo features a 62 gr steel core copper jacketed bullet, brass case and non-corrosive boxer primer. The shooting rest used during this ammo test is the P3 Ultimate Shooting Rest from CTK Precision.View full post
CMMG Adds One More Caliber To New AR Pistol Line-Up Fayette, MO — CMMG has announced that it will add a 5.56mm version to its recently released line-up of AR pistols. Aside from the caliber, the most notable difference in this new Mk4 K AR Pistol in 5.56mm is that it features a 12.5-inch barrel, compared …View full post
The AML5.56 Automatic Magazine Loader from Primatic is a military-quality universal magazine loader system, designed to automatically load all 5.56 magazines from all manufacturers. Primatic Automatic Magazine Loader (AML5.56) Specs: Eliminates hand injuries – Safety above all!! MMFS – Modular Magazine Feed System – Load all manufacturers 5.56mm magazines Eliminates damage to magazine feed lips …View full post
A velocity test of ZQI 5.56x45mm 62gr FMJ ammunition. The test rifle is a Zastava M85PV PAP with 10.25″ barrel. ZQI 5.56 x 45 mm SS109 Specs: Description: 5.56 x 45 mm SS109 Bullet Weight (grains): ~62 Bullet Length (inches): 0.91 (+/- 0.01) Cartridge Weight (grains): ~193 Cartridge Length (inches): 2.26 (- 0.03) Mean Pressure (psi): …View full post