This Is How You Test – Hat Tip to Small Arms Defense Journal’s Look at Barrel Lengths for 5.56 WeaponsNovember 29th, 2014
Next time you want to run out back with a gun and “test” it, take a gander at this.
Small Arms Journal has published a great story entitled “Barrel Length Studies in 5.56 Weapons” where they investigate the effects of bore pressure upon projectile barrel exit of varying barrel lengths. They go into detail on how they prepared the test and how they collected the data as well as the results. A fine piece of work.
It’s been sometime since we mentioned Germany-based Acronym’s high end, military inspired clothing line. They incorporate some of the latest fabrics into their innovative designs that include some of the first real use of PALS which they call Tec Sys webbing.
Violent Little Machine Shop is having a Blackout Friday deal, exclusive to Soldier Systems Daily readers. Use the code BLACKOUT to receive free shipping on all orders.
Additionally, VLMS has released a few new products:
Based on arguably the greatest scene in ‘Home Alone’, the “Too Bad Acey Ain’t In Charge No More” morale patch, or ‘Too Bad Acey’ morale patch for short, immortalizes Ralph Foody’s character ‘Johnny’ on a black and white PVC, Velcro backed morale patch, sized 3.8″ x 2″. Comes with an art card, and can be purchased with a vinyl decal sticker, also available separately.
The “Talk to me Goose” morale patch is now available in Blackout coloring. PVC with Velcro back, sized 3.5″ x 2″. It also comes with a Blackout art card.
The Kydex Shock Wallet is now available in a Blackout variant, Black Carbon Fiber with Black Shock Cord, in time for Black Friday.
Crimson Trace has announced the LG-360G, a Laserguard designed for S&W M&P pistols. The full release can be read below:
(Wilsonville, OR) — Crimson Trace, America’s leading brand in laser sighting systems and tactical lights for firearms, will soon release the LG-360G –a new Laserguard® equipped with a powerful Crimson Trace green laser. This Laserguard is engineered to perfectly fit over the trigger guard and rail system of the popular S&W M&P full-size and compact pistols, and it features Crimson Trace’s Instinctive Activation™ with a pressure sensitive touch pad under the trigger guard. The new LG-360G will also provide the user with a master on/off switch to permit user preferences on when the laser can be engaged—or disengaged.
The Laserguard LG-360G features a unique set of inset scallops that match the in-the-metal patterns found along a portion of the pistol’s slide. Those scallops, along with seamless integration, combine to make the new LG-360G have a factory-built appeal and appearance. This new Laserguard will also permit windage and elevation adjustments that can be easily accomplished with the provided tools. This laser sight can be easily installed by the buyer in a few minutes without any special gunsmithing tools, and it will be covered under Crimson Trace’s popular Free Batteries for Life program.
The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price for the LG-360G will be $299.
SKD Tactical is finishing up their Better Than Black Friday plate carrier sale, with 15% off all purchases of the PIG PC, today only. And, for the first time ever, SKD is offering backorders in case they run out of stock so you’re ensured the discounted pricing.