Testing the Halbek Device

July 14, 2018 Ian McCollum 6

The Halbek Device was an interesting clamp-on muzzle brake designed by two Rhodesians, Douglas Hall and Marthinus Bekker. It was patented in Rhodesia in 1977 and in the US in 1980, and manufactured in small […]

Select-fire Rifles

Type 1 Russian AK: The Actual AK-47

May 21, 2018 Ian McCollum 75

The AK-47 rifle was formally adopted in 1947, as the name implies, and went into production in 1948. In this very first form, it used a stamped receiver with front and rear trunnions riveted in […]