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POTD — PTR-MP5

Ran into one of the new PTR MP-5’s while hitting various gun shops. Seems very interesting. My first impression is the word, “lite”. As in not heavy. Very lite.  I recall the real MP-5’s as being quite a bit heavier than this. Perhaps it was because of original lights and suppressors from HK? Dunno.  But this leaves a good first …

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Why SOCOM Wants a 300Blk

The news today is SOCOM has put out a RFP for a very short, very light, 300 blackout (300blk) M4 pattern rifle. They also specify such factors as subsonic ammunition performance. Why are they doing this? First, this is a RFP. Not a new weapons program. SOCOM has an idea and they want to see if it is even feasible …