Video: The Guns We Use From 10 To 50 Yards on Our AR500 Steel Plate From MK Machining

MK Machining

 

Before we get to the review of the plate and the video, I would like to share the chance for you to get some free steel of your very own from MK Machining. Shoot Selly@rankmediaagency.com an email and let them know Atticus sent you!

 

First I would like to say thank you to MK Machining for shipping us out this 66% IPSC AR500 3/8” thick steel plate for this review.

 

 

As most of you know, I prefer to shoot steel while I am reviewing guns so you can hear the hits. Rather than trying to publish an “ad” for MK Machining, I wanted to share the guns that we like to shoot from 10 to 50 yards at the steel.

Champion

I like to base all of my AR500 3/8 thick steel safety against this instruction list right here.

This list is the bible when it comes to shooting this steel. It clearly out-lines what you shouldn’t do.

8. 3/8” thick targets are intended for use with handgun, rifle, and supersonic rimfire cartridges as well as shotgun birdshot, buckshot and slugs only at appropriate distances described below.
9. 15 yards is the minimum shooting distance when using non-magnum class handgun, supersonic .22LR rimfire, and shotgun birdshot ammunition.
10. 25 yards is the minimum shooting distance when using shotgun buckshot.
11. 50 yards is the minimum shooting distance when using magnum class handgun ammunition, and shotgun slugs.
12. 100 yards is the minimum shooting distance when using standard rifle ammunition under 2,500 fps upon impact and less than 3000 ft/lb of energy upon impact.
13. 250 yards is the minimum shooting distance when using magnum class rifle ammunition under 2,500 fps upon impact and less than 3000 ft/lb of energy upon impact.

 

 

 

As you can see in the video, we shoot everything from .22LR up to .300BLK and 7.62x39mm at a safe distance. I also said in the video that 5.56/.223 is a 100 yard minimum safe distance round and when it comes to my .308s and the long barrels even that can be 150-200 yard for safe shooting.

 

AR500 is a common steel and a great thing to have on your range and you can find it from great manufactures like MKMachining.com.

 

Steel can be dangerous but with the right guidelines and proper care, steel can be your greatest shooting ally.

 

 

Steel after shooting from 10-50 yards

Video: CMMG Pistol Build and tour of the new Armory

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Today We are taking a looking at the new AR pistol We are building with CMMG.

Parts list as of 9/25/2017

CMMG Upper and Lower pistol kit

CMMG 12.5” Barrel

KAK Shockwave Brace

Phase 5:

15″ Lo-Pro Slope Nose (LPSN15) Free Float Quad Rail

Ambidextrous Battle Latch \ Charging Handle Assembly (ABL/CHA)

Strike Industries:

SI AR STEEL GAS BLOCK SI

Dust Cover Chrome

AR FORWARD ASSIST

M4 AR 15 CHARGING HANDLE

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Video: CMMG .22LR Conversion Kit Meltdown?!

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Something I enjoy so much about running Gears of Guns is the chances we get to find a products limits and melting point. Sometimes it is just nice to be able to sit back and watch someone else do it too. If you liked the IV8888 Video you can check out our review of the CMMG .22LR Conversion we did last year.

 

SHOT SHOW 2017: Industry Day at the Range Video

SHOT Show stands for Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show, it is held at the Sands Convention Center at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas NV, USA. It is a private INDUSTRY ONLY show. As media, we are invited to come out and see all the new firearms in the Industry so we may bring you the viewer new content.  This video is from Industry Day, also known as Media Day.  This is our “first day” where we get to shoot all different firearms, ammo, accessories, etc.  It is a really fun day to try many different types of firearms from skeet shooting to full auto.  Tomorrow starts the first official day of the trade show.

Video: #WindhamProject Final Full Review

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The #WindhamProject is a Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 AR which is chambered in 5.56, .300BLK, 7.62x39mm, 9mm and .22lr. We have grabbed some of the most awesome parts of the gun industry to help us better customize this rifle and show you how you can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.
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Today on Part 2 of the #WindhamProject Review
We look at what all the RMCS-4 can do in terms of caliber changes as well as customization.

Today, we check out the Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 on the 100 yard range to see how the gun handles being changed from .223 to .300 blkout back to .223 and if the sights are still zeroed for 100 Yards.
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Video: #WindhamProject Part 1 | The RMCS 4 Review

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The #WindhamProject is a Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 AR which is chambered in 5.56, .300BLK, 7.62x39mm, 9mm and .22lr. We have grabbed some of the most awesome parts of the gun industry to help us better customize this rifle and show you how you can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.

Table of Contents:

00:04 Intro to the #WindhamProject
01:34 History of the RMCS-4
02:20 Sponsors of the #WindhamProject
03:27 5.56x45mm and the CMMG .22LR kit
10:37 .300BLK
15:10 7.62x39mm Using the AK Mags
22:59 9MM using the Colt SMG Mags
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CGI: H&K MP5 and Clones Edition

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This week on Cool Guns of The Internet: Today’s post is brought to you by H&K MP5 and all the awesome clones.

Zenith Z5K pistol

Zenith Firearms Z5K Pistol

H&K MP5SD 22lr

Walther H&K MP5SD .22LR

H&K MP5K-PDW

H&K MP5K-PDW

If you have a firearm you would like us to post in next weeks CGI all you have to do is send us a picture of your firearms via email, at “pictures@gearsofguns.com” and we’ll post it! But tell us what the firearm is and for more flavor, tell us a story about the gun like a funny hunting trip, or a sentimental story about the gun! Make it as detailed as possible! And let us know who you are if you want photo credit!

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AXTS RAPTOR CHARGING HANDLE TALON SAFETY SELECTOR QD END PLATE REVIEW

Today we talk about how my spine looks like an AXTS Raptor charging handle. AXTS has sent us out the awesome Talon Safety Selector switch, QD endplate and my new Raptor charging handle for the #WindhamProject.

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The #WindhamProject is a Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 AR which is chamber in 5.56, .300BLK, 7.62x39mm, 9mm and .22lr. We have grabbed some of the most awesome parts of the gun industry to help us better customize this rifle and show you how to can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.

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Reblog of the Day: TheFirearmBlog – Volquartsen’s Red, White & Blue 22 Rifle

 

Volquartsen’s Red, White & Blue 22 Rifle
In addition to the unique styling, Volquartsen Firearms included a number of performance features including:

CNC machined receiver made of stainless steel with integral Weaver type optic mount
18.5″ threaded, match grade barrel
a forward blow compensator that adds two inches to the overall length of the gun
an overall length of 38″ and weight of 5.16 pounds (unloaded)
one 10-round magazine

According to the company, there will only be 100 of these rifle made, and the guns will only be available through Davidson’s Gallery of Guns.

Richard Johnson over at The Firearm Blog has the full write up about the rifle above.

[Source: The Firearm Blog]

On the July 4th I had posted my Independence Day/Patriotic themed Cool Guns of the Internet which featured a snazzy looking .22lr similar to this one. I wish I had the specs or the info on mine but nonetheless these rifles are cool.

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Vlogging, Range Day, and Meeting the New Crew

Range Day Vlog

Introducing J-Man and Matt to the GEARS Crew, getting 7.5 MPG while hauling guns to the range, EPIC Drone footage and so much more!

Guns used in the video

AR-15

AK-47

Glock 30SF

H&K 45 Tactical

Mossberg Flex 12 Gauge

Colt 1911-22

MP5SD-22

#WindhamProject RMCS-4

AR-15 Pistol

Remington R1 E 1911

Kel-Tec SU-16CA

 

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Cleaning up the Ghost Problem at the Range with the CMMG .22lr Conversion Kit

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The GEARS CREW are back at it again, saving the world from the evils of ectoplasm and the Ghosts who cause it.
CMMG was kind enough to send us out the conversion kit to test along side the #WindhamProject.  We wanted to bring the caliber count up from the stock 4 calibers of 5.56NATO,7.62x39mm,9mm and .300BLK to a fifth caliber with the .22lr conversion kit.

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Versions of the Kit

CMMG makes a few versions of this kit to handle the left handed rifles.
Just swap this drop in conversion with your bolt carrier group and you will be ready to shoot .22LR.  Ships with 25rd 22LR magazine. All Stainless Steel Construction, includes a 25rd Magazine.
[from CMMGs website]

Training|Learning|Graduating

I think this is an awesome training aid. Trying to introduce people who have a fear of guns and mainly a fear of the AR platform can be at times difficult. This can be due to the noise or the simple fear of recoil hurting them.

I like being able to start someone off with a .22lr and getting them comfortable using one gun with one set of controls and then being able to graduate them to the .223/5.56 calibers.  In other words, you can train on the gun that you will graduate to.  This makes you comfortable with all the different parts of the gun that you will shoot long term. This is a great way to watch people get over their fear and really start to enjoy the sport.