After using several permutations of Wilcox and Norotos mounts, and with the intention to run binocular NVs for extended periods of time, I sought to reduce headborne weight as much as possible. The reality of the situation was: I never used the breakaway feature of mounts like the Wilcox L4 G24 The mount almost always stays […]Read more "New and Old – Wilcox L4 G30 and L2 G05"
Here are the hard numbers from the previous mechbox test using an M150 spring and the 10.44: DSG 304.1 FPS 38 RPS (derived from Audacity audio analysis from video clip) 23.9 Amps continuous Some may argue that this ROF is abnormally low for a DSG but as the initial goal of the build was the […]Read more "HK416 Build – Experimenting with alternative setups"
In a presentation given by my classmate in 5th grade, I learned a very important lesson – WEIGHT KILLS SPEED. While the presentation was pertaining to the use of aluminum and alloys in automotive manufacturing this notion applies to nearly everything, including the amount of things carried at an op. The simple fact is that […]Read more "Why I never run a suppressor – but sometimes do"