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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
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
A review and range demo of the 5.56 Kavod KVD-15 Alef. Kavod Custom currently produces three variants of the KVD-15 rifle (Alef, Bet, Gimel). All Kavod KVD-15 Rifles are built with a common set of core parts: M16 Mil-Spec Bolt Carrier Group, Nickle-Boron (NiB) Coated Bravo Company Enhanced Mod3 Charging Handle Free-float Aluminum Handguard Stainless Steel 16″ …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
I’m headed to the range today to begin testing on the KVD-15 from Kavod Custom. I didn’t have quite enough ammo, so I picked up a box of ZQI 5.56 Ammunition at Wal-Mart. I have no experience with ZQI, so I’m excited to see how it performs. Stay tuned… ZQI 5.56x45mm Specs: Description: 5.56 x 45 mm …View full post
The Daily Shooter discusses the new lower prices for ZQI 5.56 ammo. Currently, ZQI 5.56 ammo is available at Walmart. 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 …View full post