First Look: Inter Ordnance (IO Inc) Rifles

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If you haven’t heard of Inter Ordnance, or IO Inc., they manufacture various models of AK-47s, AR-15s, a couple variations of 1911s and are working on more… Many of their…

First Look: Inter Ordnance (IO Inc)

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I recently had the pleasure of attending a factory tour and product demo for Inter Ordnance (IO), located in Palm Bay, Florida. If you haven’t heard of Inter Ordnance, or…

OMG! A Banana! With a Rifle! OMG!

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According to 12 News an unnamed man was cited by Beaumont, Texas police on Saturday while standing in front of a gun store and wearing a banana suit…with an AK slung…

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New From Tapco: Arctic White AR, AK Furniture.

I thought white gun furniture looked pretty awesome when I saw it on the cover of the Rogue Spear video game years and years ago. But then I realized what…

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New From GG&G: Low-Profile Co-Witness Aimpoint Mount For AKs.

Mikhail’s venerable Avtomat was designed in the days when ‘optics’ meant ‘eyeballs.’ Like most of the weapons of the Great Patriotic War, the AK is stubbornly resistant to scope mounting. GG&G’s…

Florida Man Shoots Home Invaders With AK, Killing One

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“But nobody needs an AK-47 to defend themselves!” We’ve all heard it, right? It’s been a rallying cry for the CDC (civilian disarmament cabal) for decades. But now it’s time…

It may or may not be the quickest or most ergonomic way to charge an autoloading rifle, but slapping down a Heckler & Koch side-charging handle makes you feel awesomely high-speed and low-drag. Foghorn and I independently fell in lust with the Parabellum Armament AK side-charger gas tube when we handled it at last year’s SHOT Show range day, and we’ve both been a little bummed that it got bogged down in development. If you’ve got the side-charging AK jones, the good news is that your fix will finally hit the shelves next month . . .

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Parabellum Armament AK Side-Charger Mod Almost Ready For Retail

It may or may not be the quickest or most ergonomic way to charge an autoloading rifle, but slapping down a Heckler & Koch side-charging handle makes you feel awesomely…

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Two AKs And A Broken-Down Truck: What Would MacGyver Do?

Desperate situations are kind of like Frank Zappa. Not because they vomit onstage, but because they tend to inspire all kinds of brilliant, slightly dangerous and often downright disturbing spectacles….

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Mikhail Kalashnikov Hospitalized Again.

Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the eponymous Kalashnikov assault rifle, is in an Izhevsk hospital with undisclosed health problems. The 94-year-old engineer has been hospitalized at least three times in the…

Long-Term Gun Test Update: Arsenal SLR-106 (5.56mm AK)

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It’s been almost 18 months since I put up my review of the SLR-106, Arsenal’s 5.56mm Bulgarian AK. I’ve been lucky enough to put another thousand-odd rounds through it since…

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New From ACCU-GRIP: Adjustable AR and AK Pistol Grips

While I don’t own America’s Most Popular Rifle™ (or the commie bloc’s, either) I do have tiny homunculus hands. Meaning that I sometimes have time getting a proper grip on the…

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Back From Arsenal: SLR-101 Bulgarian Milled AK-47

After a ten-year absence from the American import market, Arsenal’s SLR-101 has hit the shelves once again. The rectangular lightening cut at the front of the magazine well and the…