bullet, modified rear sight, case deflector, new round handguard, and full-auto was replaced with three round burst.1994: The M4 was adopted based on a demand for a shorter lightweight weapon. M4s are also equipped with a Picatinny-Weaver Rail System to replace the carry handle. RUGER 10/22 The COMPLETE Gun-Guide for All Models UPDATED MARCH 2016!Easy to use -- Comb binding lies open and flat on your work surface. The AK has been licensed (and copied) in dozens of countries.Even after nearly 60 years, it is still the weapon of choice for soldiers, law enforcement, and the gun enthusiast. Kalashnikov, a Soviet Engineer, designed the weapon in the late 40s and it was adopted by the Soviet Army in 1949 as the officially designated 7.62mm Automat Kalashnikova, obraztsa 1947 goda (7.62mm Kalashnikov automatic rifle, model of 1947). The AK-47 and AKM (AK Modified) fire a 7.62 x 39-mm (M1943) ammo which is a heavy caliber small arms round capable of defeating most body armor.Enhancing the classic look of the stock are cut fleur-de-lis style checkering, period-style white-line spacers on the black fore-end and pistol-grip caps, as well as a black-vented recoil pad.The durable 24-inch carbon steel, magnum-contoured, rifle-sighted barrel features a satin-blued finish for a striking appearance.
* Easy to use -- Comb binding lies open and flat on your work surface. 1978: The M16A2 was produced using an increased barrel diameter, rifling was changed from to 1:7 to accommodate a new 62 gr.The semiautomatic version has a practical rate of fire of 40 rounds per minute. The Soviet and East German weapons usually carry the year of manufacture and the serial number on the front left of the receiver. rifle caliber .30, M1 is an air-cooled, gas-operated, clip-fed, semiautomatic shoulder weapon.Chinese weapons have three Chinese symbols usually followed by seven or eight numbers. North Korean SKSs have 63 stamped on the receiver cover. This means that the air cools the barrel; the power to cock the rifle and chamber the succeeding round comes from the expanding gas of the round fired previously; it is loaded by inserting a metal clip (containing a maximum of eight rounds) into the receiver; and the rifle fires one round each time the trigger is pulled.East German versions have a hole through the stock for attaching the lower end of the sling swivels. Weight: 9.5 pounds Length: (over-all) rifle only: 43.6 inches Length of barrel: 24 inches Type of mechanism: Gas operated, semi-automatic Loading device: En-block clip Sight radius: 27.9 inches at 100 yard range Sights: Front: Fixed blade Sights: Rear: Adjustable peep.Yugoslav M59/66 are very easy to identify due to their prominent spigot-type grenade launcher permanently attached to the muzzle. Exploded Part Diagrams (59 parts - 2 Pages) Disassembly - Clear Rifle - M1 Thumb - Trigger Group - Barrel / Receiver - Follower Rod Pin - Operating Catch - Follower Arm Assembly - Bullet Guide - Operating Rod - Bolt - Ejector & Spring - Extractor In my opinion, the M1 Rifle is the greatest battle implement ever devised. One click of elevation or windage moves the strike of the bullet 1 inch at 100 yards.