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Aug
8

When And How To Use A Charging Handle

When And How To Use A Charging Handle The AR15 is one of the easiest weapons to learn to fire, which is one of the reasons why it is so popular. Most people, with a scope or an advanced optic, can be relatively accurate with the gun in just a few hours of practice. However, owning and shooting with an AR15 does have its areas where the shooter needs to know how to address problems with the gun. With the AR15, problems with how the shooter is using the gun may result in increased problems with performance. In these situations, the first instinct of the shooter may be to use the charging handle, also known as the bolt handle, but this is not always correct. Understanding when and how to use the charging handle can prevent these common mistakes and also prevent adding to problems with the weapon over time. Using the Bolt Handle The bolt handle is used when the spent round does not eject from the chamber. It is also used to load a round into the firing chamber if it fails to load from the magazine. It can also be used to check if there is a round in the chamber. Correct Use It is essential always to keep the weapon pointed away from the shooter or any other people in the area. It is possible that a defective round can result in the firing of the gun, which is why keeping the muzzle pointed in a safe position is critical. To pull the charging handle back, use the thumb on the handle and click the lock with the index finger to release the handle. Move your thumb back quickly and with force, drawing an imaginary line straight back towards the ear when the gun is held in the firing position, as it should be for the operation. Do not pull up or angle or twist the handle, just move it straight back all the way, then fully release the handle. Never stop the backward movement if the spent round ejects and do not try to slow or alter the forward movement upon release. Be the first to like. Like...
May
24

Exportar armas cumpliendo con la International Traffic in Arms Regulation

Exportar armas cumpliendo con la International Traffic in Arms Regulation La International Traffic in Arms Regulation, conocida como ITAR, es la ley estadounidense que controla y pone límites a la exportación de armas y otros productos de defensa que podrían comprometer la seguridad de los Estados Unidos. No cumplir con sus exigencias puede conllevar multas importantes así como otras penas realmente duras. Según estas regulaciones, para poder exportar o vender armas a un comprador extranjero, el proveedor debe tener la autorización del Department of State. Para ello, la empresa exportadora de armas debe estar registrada en dicho departamento. Pero el mero registro no confiere autorización de exportación. El Department of State solicita a los exportadores que lleven a cabo un plan de seguimiento de las exportaciones. Por tanto, cuando busques distribuidores de armas en Argentina que sean de los Estados Unidos de América, no debe sorprenderte que te pidan ciertos documentos. En general, si se quieren importar armas de los Estados Unidos se solicitará una autorización del gobierno del importador traducida al inglés, de tal manera que sea legible y en la que se incluyan los modelos de armas a importar; un pedido de compra en el que se especifiquen los modelos, calibres y demás datos relevantes de las armas, incluyendo su cantidad y valoración en dólares estadounidenses; y una carta de intención de uso en la que se debe aclarar para qué se van a usar las armas y quién será el usuario final, ya sea este una persona individual o una organización pública o privada. Estas exigencias no son tan extrañas. Realmente la ITAR afecta a mucho más productos que las armas y los dispositivos de protección y blindaje. Por ejemplo, varios artefactos de comunicación están sujetos a medidas similares. Si quieres estar seguro de que tu exportador cumple con las regulaciones estadounidenses, ya que este esfuerzo es una muestra de su preocupación por la legalidad, calidad y seguridad, puedes ponerte en contacto con Miami Guns Export y echar un vistazo a su catálogo. Verás una gran cantidad de armas de última generación de los principales fabricantes, con la seguridad de tratar con una empresa legal, registrada y con todos los certificados necesarios vigentes. Be the first to like. Like...
May
9

How Changing A Charging Handle Makes A Difference

How Changing A Charging Handle Makes A Difference Not everyone owning an AR15 or AR15-style weapon will want to make changes to the stock weapon. The charging or bolt handle in place will be suitable for most shooters, particularly those who are using the weapon primarily for hunting or for occasional target practice. However, for those who are serious sportsmen or sportswomen or who spend a lot of time on the target range or shooting, changing out the charging handle can help to improve overall weapon performance without a lot of cost. It is also important to note this is a relatively easy customization and possible for most gun owners to do on their own. Using a gunsmith to complete the installation is also a relatively low-cost modification, particularly when choosing a quality made bolt handle without the need for any adjustments or modifications for installation. The Intended Function The charging handle is essential in chambering a round, clearing a round failing to eject, or addressing problems if a double feed occurs from the magazine. In this case, the shooter simply pulls back the handle, which will manually eject the spent round, tee up the loading of a round from the magazine or clearing the double loaded rounds. Then, as released, the handle pushes the next round into the chamber ready for firing. It is only used if the cycling is interrupted, which means it is not commonly required. Fine Tuning The standard type of charging handle is a t-shape, which can be awkward to manually move into the back position quickly and easily. Aftermarket handles offer the option to have the grip for the handle on the left side, allowing for quick, easy and natural operation of the handle without extra repositioning of the gun. Additionally, they can be designed to be used from either side, which is a great accommodation for flexibility in firing and weapon operation. Be the first to like. Like...
Mar
14

Essential Elements In Choosing A New AR 15 Gas Block

Essential Elements In Choosing A New AR 15 Gas Block The gas block is a very simple component of the AR 15. A necessary part, it plays a role in diverting some of the gas that is a product of the firing of the weapon. This trapped or diverted gas moves through the AR 15 gas block and through the gas tube. Then, that gas is propelled through the gas key and into the area of the bolt, adding to the pressure to push it back. With the added energy from the gas, the bolt hits the back and reverse to a forward movement, stripping the next round from the magazine and pushing it into the chamber. This entire process happens in fractions of a second. Options to Consider While the AR 15 gas block may not be much in the form of a complex part, the role it plays does have an impact on the performance of the gun. Choosing a new gas block that offers a combination of flip up sight and gas block is always a popular option. There are other types of gas blocks as well. For a more military style and appearance, many gun owners choose the Picatinny railed gas block. This will match the Armalite 308 receiver for a corresponding design with both components. Adjustable options in the AR 15 gas block allow for the gun owner to set the adjustment on the component to allow for precise amounts of gas moved through the block and down the gas tube. This can be used to refine the rifle cycling, however, for safety reasons these blocks can never to completely closed for 100% gas shutoff through the system. Choosing the right type and style of gas block offers a gun owner the option to improve the firing action of their weapon as well as to create a unique look. It is important to choose a quality manufacturer as these are essential components of the firing system. Be the first to like. Like...
Dec
7

Tips For Getting The Best AR 15 Kits

Tips For Getting The Best AR 15 Kits There are several different manufacturers of aftermarket parts and components for AR 15 weapons that make a variety of different kits. Kits, as the name implies, include all the various parts required to customize or modify a part of the weapon. Most commonly the AR 15 kits that are in the greatest demand and most readily available are those for replacing the lowers on the weapon. When choosing AR 15 kits, there are several different factors to keep in mind. As these are moderately pricey purchases, taking the time to research, evaluate and compare options in kits will always be worth a bit of time online. Buying From the Manufacturer or an Approved Distributor The top companies in the United States offering their own kits will typically sell directly to the public through their website. They may also offer their kits through specific retailers across the country. When buying AR 15 kits, always choose to buy from these two options. Avoid buying from third-party online sites. This will limit the assistance you can expect and can result in problems if there are any problems with the kit parts matching those required for your weapon. Often the kits sold by third-party sites online are imported from other countries and may not be designed and manufactured to the quality standards that are required of US-based companies. Helpful Features Some of the best manufacturers of kits go out of their way to make these very user-friendly options. For example, they may provide a color coding option that clearly groups the larger components and the small fasteners and parts as to the general area of use on the weapon. This is a very important feature for those just getting started. Failing to use the required nuts, washers and springs in the right place can cause problems in assembling the new lower, resulting in frustration and a greater risk of damage to the parts during the process. Be the first to like. Like...

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