Video: Canik TP9DA – It might be bronze but I am betting it just might make the GOLD

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Checking out the Canik TP9DA in bronze. I really like the feel of this gun in my hands and I cannot wait to bring you in for the full review!

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Press Release: Mossberg® Celebrates Centennial with Launch of MC1sc™ Handgun

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NORTH HAVEN, CT – In celebration of the company’s 100th Anniversary, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., is announcing the release of a full-featured, 9mm concealed carry handgun: the Mossberg MC1sc (subcompact). Coming full circle from the company’s first firearm design, called the Brownie, a 22 caliber, four-shot “pocket pistol,” Mossberg has incorporated 100 years of engineering expertise in developing this superb concealed carry handgun. The MC1sc is available in five initial 9mm offerings: the standard MC1sc and an optional cross-bolt safety version; two standard offerings with sighting systems, choose from TRUGLO® Tritium Pro™ Night Sights or a Viridian® E-Series Red Laser; and a Centennial Limited Edition with a production run limited to 1,000 commemorative models.

After 100 years in business, Mossberg has grown to be the 6th largest U.S. firearms manufacturer, and remains dedicated to innovation, with over 100 design and utility patents to its credit. The MC1sc reflects three years of development and new patent-pending ideas in combining the most highly-desired features in the subcompact market with Mossberg’s innovative approach to design. Important features in a subcompact handgun are size, weight, caliber and carryability; and the MC1sc delivers with its overall length of 6.45 inches; recoil-managing weight of 19 ounces (with empty magazine); and barrel length of 3.4 inches in the popular 9mm chambering. Other desired features include two single-stack magazines, a flush 6-round and 7-round extended; glass-reinforced polymer frame; and suggested retail price of $421 for the two standard models.

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Innovation is what sets this subcompact apart from the competition. The MC1sc features Mossberg’s Clear-Count™ single-stack magazines. Constructed of a transparent, lubricious polymer compound, the magazines offer low friction and high wear-resistance, while providing quick at-a-glance assessment of the number and type of rounds loaded. The magazines also feature easy-to-remove floor plates and high-visibility followers. Each model comes with a flush 6-round and extended 7-round magazine. The MC1sc has the revolutionary, patent-pending Mossberg STS™ (Safe Takedown System), which unlike competitive products, does not require the user to pull the trigger to dissemble for routine cleaning or maintenance. Rounding out the innovative design is an aggressive patent-pending Mossberg signature grip texturing, added palm swell and grip angle (similar to a 1911) for a more confident, firm grip.

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Standard features have not been overlooked in the design of the MC1sc. The slide is constructed of stainless steel with a DLC (Diamond Like Coating) finish, providing for reduction of slide friction and wear resistance. Aggressive, multi-angle serrations provide for ease of slide manipulation. And the slide is topped with dovetailed-mounted, low-profile white 3-Dot sights. The durable frame is constructed of a glass-reinforced polymer which provides high impact and chemical resistance with high tensile strength and stiffness. The barrel, constructed of stainless steel, also features a DLC coating and 1-in-16 twist rate. The MC1sc trigger has a flat profile and integrated blade safety; short, tactile reset; reduced overtravel; and has a 5 to 6 pound pull weight. The smooth take-up combined with the flat trigger face offers an improved feel and clean, crisp trigger break. Trigger guards are also oversized for ease of access and comfort. All MC1sc models have a reversible magazine release, located behind the trigger guard, and there is also a frame variant with a reversible cross-bolt manual safety available.

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As a factory option, you can choose from MC1sc™ models with two sight systems. TRUGLO Tritium Pro Night Sights feature a FOCUS•LOCK ring for faster focus combined with a quick U-notch design providing outstanding sighting in low-light shooting conditions or complete darkness. The trigger-guard mounted Viridian E-Series Red Laser is specifically designed for the everyday conceal and carry owner, providing a powerful red laser for rapid target acquisition.

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In celebration of Mossberg’s anniversary, a MC1sc Centennial Limited Edition will be available, limited to a run of 1000 units with sequential serial numbering. Features include 24 karat gold accents engraved on the slide; Titanium Nitride-finished barrel and metal small parts; and special serial number.

O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. opened its doors 100 years ago in March of 1919 with the vision of designing and manufacturing quality sporting firearms at affordable prices. Continuing this tradition, Mossberg is proud to introduce the newest member of its family, the MC1sc handgun. For more information on the MC1sc and Mossberg’s extensive line of firearms, please visit www.mossberg.com.

ITEM

TYPE

GAUGE / CHAMBER

CAPACITY

BARREL / RECEIVER

FINISH

SIGHTS

OVERALL LENGTH

FRAME / FINISH

APPROX WEIGHT

MSRP

89001

Sub-Compact Handgun

9mm

6+1

7+1

3.4 in

Stainless Steel

DLC

White

3-Dot

6.45 in

Glass-Reinforced Polymer

19 oz

$421

89002

Sub-Compact Handgun

9mm

6+1

7+1

3.4 in

Stainless Steel

DLC

White

3-Dot

6.45 in

Glass-Reinforced Polymer
Reversible Cross-Bolt Safety

19 oz

$421

89003

Sub-Compact Handgun

9mm

6+1

7+1

3.4 in

Stainless Steel

DLC


TRUGLO Tritium Pro

6.45 in

Glass-Reinforced Polymer

19 oz

$526

89004

Sub-Compact Handgun

9mm

6+1

7+1

3.4 in

Stainless Steel

DLC

Viridian E-Series Red Laser /

White
3-Dot

6.45 in

Glass-Reinforced Polymer

19 oz

$514

89005

Sub-Compact Handgun

9mm

6+1

7+1

3.4 in

Stainless Steel

Titanium Nitride Barrel & Guide Rod

Polished DLC Slide w/ 24kt Gold Plating

White
3-Dot

6.45 in

Glass-Reinforced Polymer
Titanium Nitride & Cerakote Small Parts

19 oz

$686

TRUGLO® and Tritium Pro™ are trademarks of TRUGLO, Inc. Viridian® is a trademark of Viridian Weapon Technologies.

About O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.

Founded in 1919, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., is the oldest family-owned firearms manufacturer in America, and is the largest pump-action shotgun manufacturer in the world. Celebrating 100 years of innovation, Mossberg leads the industry with over 100 design and utility patents to its credit and stands as the first ISO 9001 Certified long-gun manufacturer. Complete information on commercial, special purpose, law enforcement and military shotguns, rifles and accessories are available at mossberg.com or by calling 1-800-363-5555. Mossberg can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

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

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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.

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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: The Windham Project: I still don’t think Atticus likes this rifle very much Part: 31,918

 

The Windham Project GM9 Review

 

 

We got the Gemtech GM9 in this week to play around with and ended up putting it on the Windham Project. Somehow this project seems to be never ending. I know there are some big things coming out of Windham this year and I am really contemplating getting a .224 Valkyrie barrel made just for this project. Hmmm, maybe I should just bite the bullet and get this gun SBR’d and take it on new adventures.

 

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Video: Kriss Vector CRB 9mm and .45ACP and the Hiccup Review

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Today we are looking at the Kriss vectors chambered in 9mm and .45 acp. As you can read from the title we had a hiccup with the gun.

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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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Video: Zenith Firearms Z5-k Pistol Review

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Today we check out the awesome Zenith Firearms Z5k Pistol from Turkey. The Z5-k is an HK MP5k clone. Anyone who is a lover of 80’s action films will recognize this iconic gun. Our friends over at AmmoForSale.com was kind enough to ship out 10 boxes of 9mm ammo for testing. Check out the video to see what brands experienced problems and which brands cycled through this gun like a dream.
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Video: Tanner and the CMMG MK9 9mm AR First look from a Left Handed Shooter

Tanner and the MK9

Tanner, who is the Left handed shooter for the GearsofGuns Crew checking out the CMMG MK9 9mm AR that uses the Colt SMG 9mm Mags.

 

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Video: Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 Multi Caliber AR Chambered in 7.62x39mm

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On our last look of the #WindhamProject we are looking at the rifle chambered in the 7.62x39mm round with the AK magazine. I am enjoying working with Windham on the project and learning all the cool features of the rifle that makes it an AWESOME investment.
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 you can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.
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VIDEO!!! First Impressions of the #WindhamProject Chambered in 9mm

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Today we look at the #WindhamProject chambered in 9mm. Watch while Atticus gives his first impressions of the gun in 9mm.

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 you can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.