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On Target Review: Burris FastFire III with AR-F3 Mount

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by Robert F. Kay The first time I saw the diminutive FastFire was in its earliest incarnation. It sat atop a 1911 wadcutter owned by the best shooter in the state. I was intrigued. He talked ecstatically about it. I had always used the classic tubular red dot scopes from Ultradot, so this was something […]

April 13th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Review: Dadson BCG (Bolt Carrier Group)

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by Paul Panella Editor's Note:  At SHOT our top reporter, Paul Panella, had the opportunity to acquire a BCG from a company that may not be a household name--Dadson's Machining. Located in Hammond, Wisconsin, like many OEMs they do quality work but you simply don't hear about them because they don't cater to retail buyers. Dadson's […]

April 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Interview: Luke Williams, Founder of Circle 10 AK

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  by  Robert Kay Our final interview in the AK series is with Luke Williams, founder of Circle 10 AK, a bricks and mortar store based in Wonder Lake, IL and, an online purveyor of all things Kalashnikov. Why the interest in Luke's opinion? Over the past few months we've featured innovators in the industry such […]

March 21st, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Review: Arsenal SM-13 Optics Mount

Arsenal's SM-13 AK Optics Mount-- a minimalist wonder

by  Robert Kay I sense a trend in the marketplace. As the AK platform gains in popularity in the U.S. market, more cool items are starting to appear. Just a few years ago if you were looking for parts to adorn your AK, there wasn't a lot available. Seems like you'd have to go to online to Gunbroker.com […]

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

Interview: Jim Fuller, Founder of Rifle Dynamics - Part 2

Jim Fuller, AK builder extroidinaire

by Robert Kay Over the last several years Jim Fuller has established himself as one of the most sought after AK gunsmiths. His Las Vegas-based company, Rifle Dynamics, was founded in 2007 with the purpose of providing "fighting weapons and training for the fighting professionals". In addition to offering gunsmithing and training, Rifle Dynamics sells a line of […]

March 19th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

Interview: Jim Fuller, Founder of Rifle Dynamics, Part 1

A Rifle Dynamics  "701" series custom AK designed by Jim Fuller.

by Robert Kay Jim Fuller has established himself over the last several years as one of the most sought after AK gunsmiths in the nation. His Las Vegas-based company, Rifle Dynamics, was founded in 2007 with the purpose of providing "fighting weapons and training for the fighting professionals". In addition to offering gunsmithing and training, Rifle […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Interview: Chase Sisgold on the best AK add-on parts

Time to upgrade that old rifle in the garage?

by Robert Kay So you’re set to upgrade your AK. You're interested in swapping out a handguard, getting an optics mount for a red dot or, possibly adding one of those cool folding stocks.  But where to begin? There's so much third party stuff out there, it's hard to know what's really good.  Who better than St. Petersburg, […]

March 13th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Interview: Rob Ski--Founder AK Operators Union Local 47-74--Part II

Rob Ski in action.

by Robert Kay Rob Ski is the founder of AK Operators Union Local 47-74, a website and Facebook page devoted to the glory of the AK platform. The content that he produces includes product reviews, training exercises and thoughtful commentary.  Unlike many so-called “Operators” he was actually trained with an AK as part of his military service in […]

March 11th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Interview: Rob Ski--Founder AK Operators Union Local 47-74--Part 1

Rob Ski, second from right, pictured with US Marines on a training mission.

In our ongoing series on how to build a better AK, we're featuring an interview with Rob Ski, the founder of AK Operators Union Local 47-74. Rob has a blog and Facebook page devoted to the glory of the AK platform. He's well known for rolling around in the snow and grit to produce first class product […]

March 7th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

On Target Interview--A conversation with Marc Krebs--Part II

Marc Krebs, AK Gunsmith extraordinaire, in his workshop with the "M1" model

by Robert Kay At SHOT 2014, the mother of all firearms industry trade shows, you couldn't go anywhere on the floor of the Sands Convention Center without bumping into an image of General Kalashnikov, his chest brimming with decorations. The fact that he was a Soviet cold war hero didn't seem to bother anyone at the show. […]

March 1st, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

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