Archive | December, 2015

Recoil Operated vs Blowback on a Government Model

This question pops up from time to time, and the explanations are as varied as both types of guns. For a long time, I stuck to the technical aspects, but not long ago…I spoke the simple truth…and a barroom brawl erupted almost immediately. They’re ALL recoil operated. There are mechanical differences in the way they […]

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Magpul PMAG 30AK/AKM Gen 3

7Magpul PMAG 30AK/AKM Gen 3 Right before I received the Century Arms C39V2 test sample, Magpul announced the introduction of the Gen 3 PMAG for the AK/AKM platform. I sent Magpul an email explaining the test gun I had and asked if they were interested in having  PMAG Gen 3 reviewed. Within a week I […]

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Odin Works XMR2 Review

I recently wrote a review of the Norgon Ambidextrous magazine catch/release for the AR15, and I mentioned how I paired it with the Odin Works XMR2 (Xtended Magazine Release version 2). Odin works has been a favorite of mine for a couple of years now, and about 2 years ago, I got to get my […]

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