After a long journey to build my own Palmetto State Armory KS47, piece by piece, I finally have a fully functioning gun. It took some patience, creativity, and innovation to get the gun where I wanted it, but I’ve achieved victory… Right? Let’s explore, shall we? Built upon a foundation established by Rock River Arms, […]Read more "Review: PSA KS47"
Chapter 2: The Build What might one need to build a monstrosity like this? In order to build an AK-mag-fed AR, you will need, at a minimum, three skeletal items: An AR lower that accepts AK-47 magazines (PSA KS47 Lower – $149.99 on sale, $199.99 normally) An AR upper with proper clearance for AK-47 magazines […]Read more "Piston Driven KS47 – Chapter 2: The Build"
Chapter 1: Unnecessary Exposition (None of this is really important. If you don’t care, please skip to Chapter 2: The Build) There are many people in this world that cannot understand the pure, unfathomable lust mankind has for experimentation and learning. When confronted with new ideas, they say things like, “You can’t go that far with […]Read more "Piston PSA KS47 – Chapter 1: Unecessary Exposition"
The KS47 is a fantastic platform, but it has some frustrating quirks. The quirk that frustrates me the most is the lack of an over-insertion stop for the magazine. Why is such a feature needed? WELL, the KS47, as currently designed, has no means of preventing the nose of a magazine from moving up into […]Read more "PSA KS47 Magazine fix"
Good grief! It has been so long since I’ve posted anything on this blog that a squirrel built a nest in it… He offered to pay rent, so I decided to let him stay. I recently found a Springfield XD Mod.2 Service model chambered in 9mm Luger for a fantastic price and decided to get […]Read more "Review: Springfield XD Mod.2 Service – The Gun That Hugs You Back!"
A long time ago in a land far, far away, a group of soviet men came together to drink vodka and develop an intermediate cartridge to feed a new generation of weaponry for Mother Russia. The cartridge that came to be was designated the M43, or 7.62x39mm. It is most known as the cartridge used […]Read more "Review: CZ 527 Carbine in 7.62x39mm"
So, it’s been about 7 months since my initial review of the Sig Sauer MPX and I feel like there is need for an update. To begin with, I’ve finally been able to shoot the gun suppressed. I recently built a Form 1 9mm titanium suppressor and tried it out on the MPX, and coming […]Read more "Sig Sauer MPX-PSB Update!"