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Our Friends At Lucky Gunner Share First Impressions of PCP’s Polymer-cased Ammunition.

The Joint Services and USSOCOM have had a weight reduction initiative in the works since 2007. One of the principal targets for weight reduction is ammunition. That need sparked development in the private sector for polymer-cased ammunition. Successful deployment means … Continue reading

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Heckler & Koch 30 Round 5.56 x 45 Polymer Magazine Is Now Available.

In January of this year, while attending SHOT Show 2013, I had the opportunity to spend time with the folks from HK. They informed me that HK would release a polymer magazine for their highly acclaimed MR556A1; it was supposed … Continue reading

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U.S.M.C. Fallback To Metal 5.56 Magazines

Marine Corps Times reported, today, the U.S.M.C. has banned the use of polymer magazines. In a message signed by  Lt. Gen. Richard Mills, the Marine Corps’ deputy commandant for combat development and integration, the order goes into effect immediately. Scuttlebutt about sporadic … Continue reading

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PCP Ammunition Says Polymer Cased Ammunition Ready For Prime Time.

PCP Ammunition, located in Orlando, FL is just a hop-skip-and-jump from USSOCOM, and it is even closer to FOG HORN’s southern bat cave. The company has developed a patented process for manufacturing high performance ammunition using a polymer case. PCP’s … Continue reading

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