The Truth About Pistons

If 2009 was the year of the AR, this year is shaping up to be the year of the gas-piston operating system.

Barrett REC7 Chambered in 5.56 NATO Gallery

This may be one of the most frustrating guns I’ve tested. Don’t get me wrong. There were no failures to feed, stoppages or malfunctions of any sort in more than 100 rounds, and the gun handles like a dream.

Auto-Ordnance AOM160 M1 CarbineAuto-Ordnance AOM160 M1 Carbine Gallery

See photos of the Auto-Ordnance AOM160 M1 Carbine in this gallery.

CZ-USA VZ 58 Military Sporter Gallery

CZ-USA VZ 58 Military Sporter

Barrett REC7 in 5.56 NATO Gallery

Barrett REC7 in 5.56 NATO

Colt Match Target M4

Most shooters have a special place in their hearts for a particular brand of model of firearm.

EMF JR Carbine in .40 S&W

The most unique feature of the JR Carbine is that, because of its modularity, it can be adapted to take a variety of pistol magazines.

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