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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
A full-auto demo of the Ares Defense Shrike 5.56. This belt-fed 5.56 AR-15 is capable of 650 – 800 rounds per minute. Ares Defense Shrike 5.56 Specs: Cartridge: 5.56x45mm NATO Action: Gas-operated, short-stroke tappet Rate of Fire: 650-800 rounds/min Feed System: Various STANAG Magazines or disintegrating ammo belt or 100 round drum Sights: Iron or …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
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