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Colt SP1: The Original Sporter Model in the AR-15 Family

Posted by GSC on 8/5/2021 to Parts Identification
SP1
Because we've started to collect and sell more vintage Colt products on our website, we've realized just how important it is to spotlight the unique features of a true classic, the Colt AR-15 Sporter Model SP1. This outstanding rifle represents Colt's first attempt to market a civilian version of the M16 to the American public in the 1960s. To comprehensively highlight the history of this excellent firearm, we have linked one of MAC's outstanding videos...  

vz. 58: IT'S NOT AN AK AND THAT'S OKAY!

Posted by GSC on 7/11/2021 to Parts Identification
VZDifferemce

As part of GSC's growing investment in vz. 58 parts, and our ongoing receipt of questions regarding the commonality of AK and vz. 58 components, we have decided to tap into the holy scriptures of Gun Jesus' excellent catalog of firearms videos and join the ranks of those who wish to raise more awareness to the glories of the vz. 58 and its idiosyncrasies... 

Romanian RPK - An Eastern Bloc Squad Automatic Weapon with a Twist

Posted by GSC on 10/12/2020 to Parts Identification
RomanianRPK

A carrying handle and adjustable bipod on an Eastern Bloc squad automatic weapon? Your eyes aren't deceiving you, you're just looking at a Romanian RPK. This stellar rifle took the standard RPK formula and tackled a few of the platform's most notable deficiencies with some small yet substantial adjustments that ultimately make this one of the best RPKs you may encounter. Watch this blog post's video on the history of the Romanian RPK to learn more about why this rifle is worth a second glance...

Better Understanding the Yugoslavian M70 Series of Rifles

Posted by GSC on 9/18/2020 to Parts Identification
zastava

At a time when Gatewood Supply is starting to add more AK parts to our inventory, we've realized how important it is for us to highlight the history of Zastava's M70 series of rifles so our customers can better understand the history of the items they may be purchasing from us.

The M70 series is one of the best AK product lines you will ever find, but the idiosyncrasies of Yugoslavian AK design, particularly when compared to other former Eastern Bloc countries' AK designs, warrants us highlighting the things that make M70s so different and special. In the following video created by one of today's most popular Youtube firearm's enthusiasts, Mishaco, an entire array of M70 rifles is explored in one glorious sitting...   

Vintage Training Videos - M-16 Edition

Posted by GSC on 6/21/2020 to Parts Identification
M-16 Poster

The Vintage Training Videos series has finally reached the ultimate 20th century service rifle...
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