The ammo was intended to be use in one of the project rifles. Obviously it didn’t go anywhere.
This made up for the Army marksmanship Unit for various competitions.
The ammo for it is probably even more rare and someone managed to run across some.
Shared from a FB friend People have asked me: “Why did you join the Army/” I replied: “To learn a skill.” Here’s a synopsis – I finally began my demolition training 0n 11 December. My mathematics skills came in handy. It was easy to think that one needed only place a stick of dynamite orContinue reading “Craig Explains Exposives”
This post contains a September 1984 magazine article from SWAT magazine that discusses the SS109 cartridge that was in the process of being adopted at the time and contains seven tables of test data.
The 220 Russian isn’t heard of much anymore because it gave birth to something that took the case and turned it into something so good.
Hopefully my testing will offer at least a tiny sample to help prove or disprove the new round.
While over at Brady’s the other day I was bemoaning my drastically depleted stocks of 16 gauge ammo after last year’s slaughter-rama squirrel season. He gave me this old box of ACTIV he’d reloaded who knows how long ago. ACTIV was a big thing back int he day for a few minutes. I have heardContinue reading “Remember these?”
I took the time to so a little un scientific testing today of some of the more popular 5.56 rounds used today. It is not a new idea or original to me , but it is worth doing as often as can be pulled off. It seems to be the one topic about using carbinesContinue reading “What is “Cover” in your home. And will it Stop a rifle round?”
After the results of shooting through a car on the range with a 5.56 a few weeks ago, I decided to test some more with a variety of rounds. We used the same car as the 5.56 test and shot the target from the same angles and through the same amounts of barrier. Those beingContinue reading “Using A Car As Cover”