Building An Affordable Sniper Rifle

Building An Affordable Sniper Rifle

Really practical, no-nonsense article on building yourself a tack driver that won’t break the bank.

It wouldn’t hurt to Educate yourself on Guerilla Sniping while you are here also.

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M14 EBR: The Most Beautiful Battle Rifle in the World

M14 EBR: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BATTLE RIFLE IN THE WORLD

General Douglas MacArthur once said “Old Soldiers never die, they simply fade away.”

I think the same holds true for Good Rifles.

The M14 saw service in Vietnam, then went into mothballs and some 40 odd years later shows up again in the mountains of Afghanistan.

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Know Your Weapons: The Macuahuitl

Besides the various types of hawks and war axes, this is definitely one of my favorite ancient CQ Weapons.

Brutal and Practical.

Aztec warriors wielding macanas (macahuitl), which are oak swords or clubs fitted with rows of obsidian blades. Aztec warriors used these weapons to slash, inflicting long bleeding wounds, or sever, as when they decapitated a mare Cortés’s party brought. Cortés did battle with thousands of Aztec warriors during his campaign of exploration in Central America. […]

Macuahuitl — Weapons and Warfare

Know Your World War II Weapons: The Nebelwerfer Rocket Launcher.

Weapons and Warfare

A diagram of the new Nebelwerfer 150mm ammunition

These rockets were fired from a six-tube launcher mounted on a towed carriage adapted from the 3.7 cm PaK 36 carriage. This system had a maximum range of 6,900 metres (7,500 yd). I am uncertain whether these weapons were used in the Western Desert, but photographs record them in Tunisia, Sicily and Italy, Normandy and the NWE campaign, and of course on the Russian front. Nearly five and a half million 15 cm rockets and six thousand launchers were manufactured over the course of the war.

The 15-cm (5.9-in) German artillery rockets were the mainstay of the large number of German army Nebelwerfer (literally smoke-throwing) units, initially formed to produce smoke screens for various tactical uses but later diverted to use artillery rockets as well. The 15-cm (5.9-in) rockets were extensively tested by the Germans at Kummersdorf West during the late 1930s…

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