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Gallery of Awful Improvised Firearms - Part 1

Posted by GSC on 3/21/2020 to Humor
wasteland

To try to keep things light during these stressful COVID-19-influenced times, we would like to begin a series of blog posts where we highlight some of the most hilariously awful improvised weapons that we have seen floating around the Internet.

Hopefully we won't have to encounter any of these monstrosities in a post-apocalyptic environment any time soon!

Worst Violation of the NFA Ever Conceived

Posted by GSC on 2/28/2020 to Humor
When you've just given up on trying in life and are just begging for the BATF's attention...

Demystifying HK Parts - OEM Versus Contract Manufacturing - A Case Study with Fixed Stocks

Posted by GSC on 2/17/2020 to Parts Identification
OEM
One question we often get at Gatewood Supply is "So what's the difference between this factory HK part and that contract part?" While every manufacturer and part is different, there are some trends that often hold true when comparing certain OEM and contract manfucatured part types, such as HK-style fixed stocks. To help our customers see how these differences might appear when they're shopping for a new part, we would like to compare and contrast how MP5A2 fixed stocks often look and feel when they're OEM versus contract manufactured...

Reîncarca!: The Post-Cold War Romanian AKs Most Commonly Found in the Hands of American Civilians

Posted by GSC on 2/6/2020 to Parts Identification
ROMARM


ROMARM, Cugir, SAR, WUM, WASR, and more. All of these names and acronyms you might have seen or heard over the last three decades are used in association with civilian-oriented AKs that have departed Romania to find new owners on the shores of the United States. To help you distinguish these firearms from the military surplus weapons that have been appearing more frequently in the United States in recent years, we would like to provide you with a list of the most commonly encountered civilian Romanian AK variants from the 1990s onward...

Foc!: A Brief Intro to the Cold War Era Romanian AKs Appearing in America

Posted by GSC on 1/10/2020 to Parts Identification
Romania Coldwar

We live in a unique age where there are more varieties of military surplus Romanian AKs entering the American market than any comparable former Warsaw Pact nation. To help our readers identify the subtle differences of these weapons, we would like to highlight the Cold War era models you are most likely to encounter if you are on the hunt for a Romanian AK variant to call your own...

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