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    Mud Test: Mattel Death Trap! (The Vietnam Era AR15/M16)
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    Published on Dec 24, 2016
    "The AK12 would work fine. A Russian AK wouldn't fail like this! But the AR15 got guys killed in Vietnam! etc, etc, etc..."

    Hand wringing, consternation and ridiculous comments like these have been streaming in non stop since our AR15 and AKM mud test videos were released a 1 year ago. The AK and Vz58 videos have even been used in Russian and Ukrainian media propaganda.

    There seems to be a very significant gulf of misunderstanding in that these tests test the mechanical design of the weapon in a specific event; they're not indicative of any of the other benefits or detriments of that particular weapon platform.

    We got our hands on two Vietnam era AR15s: The first and primary is a Colt SP1 - *The real deal* with original metal follower 20 round surplus magazines. Triangular handguards, no forward assist, no brass deflector, no protective gate around the mag release. It's functionally identical in every way to the rifle in the photo used for the thumbnail of this video besides not being select fire.

    The other is a Troy GAU-5/A/A commemorative replica as used in the famous Son Tay raid in 1970.

    What's the truth about Vietnam era AR15s? Did they get men killed? Maybe, but maybe not for the reasons understood in the frequently wrong but oh-so-sure-of-itself "common knowledge" base.

    So what to do? InRange mud tests them both, of course!

    https://www.patreon.com/InRangeTV

    Original Ar15 Mud Test:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAneT...

    Original AKM Mud Test:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX73u...
     
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    New Project?
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    Published on Jan 10, 2017
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    Coupon code "THRUNITE" to get 5% OFF at ThruNite Online Store
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    If you'd like to help support the channel, you can join my Patreon page!

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    Disclaimer: My videos are for entertainment purposes only, imitation or the use of any instruction shown in the videos is solely AT YOUR OWN RISK. Royal Nonesuch will not be held liable for any injury to yourself or damage to your firearms resulting from attempting anything shown in any our videos.

    Track: "Good Morning" by LAKEY INSPIRED
     
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    SERBU BFG-50A BUILD IN MY PAJAMAS
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    Published on Nov 5, 2016
    This still isn't the big video I've been working on, but it's been requested quite a few times. Hopefully you learn something and/or find this video entertaining! Thanks for watching! :-)

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    Glass Shotgun Slugs - Your Worst Nightmare
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    Published on Jan 13, 2017
    Today we shoot some glass shotgun slugs created by Sam. He made 4 of them and we will see if they will not only survive the intense shock of being shot out of a gun, but will actually hit what Gregg is aiming at.

    Please check out Sam's video, he will really appreciate hearing your feedback! It's really fascinating to see just how these were made.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgPcH...
     
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    Fire Extinguisher Gun!
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    Published on Jan 14, 2017
    Re-upload with the fire extinguisher completely blurred out of the entire video. Have you hated a lawyer today? Do it!
     
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    AR15 Burrito Eating Challenge With FuriousPete
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    Published on Jan 14, 2017
    Dude......this guy can destroy a burrito!
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    Demolition Ranch Tees here! Comes with a free hug if I catch you wearing it. http://www.magpul.com/demoranch

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    "Club Diver" by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com.
    Outro music by MDK, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_t5L...
     
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    Silly Putty shot from a gun at 800 MPH - For science!
    TAOFLEDERMAUS



    Published on Jan 17, 2017
    We have shot silly putty from a shotgun before, but nothing this large. In this video we shoot 12 grams of silly putty packed in thick-walled glass tubes. Though the results were not exactly what I hoped for, it ended up being more amazing. This is an extreme example of a non-Newtonian fluid subjected to tremendous force and brutal conditions.
    No, this would not work with cornstarch and water!
    No, a break-action has a tapered barrel and would not work!
    YES! We have been planning to shoot Prince Rupert drops for a couple months. Stay tuned!
    Thank you again Sam for providing the glass tubes! I hope you will check out his channel and say "HI" to him!
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrdJ...
     
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    Homemade Gun Tutorial: A Simple .22 Single Shot (Part 1 of 2)
    ECCO Machine



    Published on Jan 18, 2017
    A departure from my usual style, both video and the firearm itself, this time we will be doing a step-by-step build of a simple open bolt single shot .22 Long Rifle caliber handgun. Though I’ll be using a mill and lathe to expedite the procedures, those machines are not required to complete a build like this. I will show you each step of the build in real time, and explain both logistic and legal aspects of the build as we go. Under federal law, this build is legal for any person in the USA not prohibited from possession of handguns.
     
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    Homemade Gun Tutorial: A Simple .22 Single Shot (Part 2 of 2)
    ECCO Machine



    Published on Jan 18, 2017
    A departure from my usual style, both video and the firearm itself, this time we will be doing a step-by-step build of a simple open bolt single shot .22 Long Rifle caliber handgun. Though I’ll be using a mill and lathe to expedite the procedures, those machines are not required to complete a build like this. I will show you each step of the build in real time, and explain both logistic and legal aspects of the build as we go. Under federal law, this build is legal for any person in the USA not prohibited from possession of handguns.
     
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    The shop
    ECCO Machine



    Published on Sep 13, 2016
    A walk through of the facility where I make the things you see videos of here. Maybe more humble than some of you expect!
     
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    Homemade gun: Stainless .357 magnum single shot
    ECCO Machine



    Published on Sep 11, 2016
    My latest build, similar to the .22 single shot scrap metal build, but with some changes to profile and internals, as well as use of 304 stainless steel for the frame and fire control parts with 4140 chromoly for the barrel block, and some D-2 for small parts. To be done are the carbon fiber grip panels,but it is otherwise a finished project. This build was done over 9 evenings, totaling around 40 hours. 304 stainless is much more difficult to work and thus much slower going than the aluminum and mild steel I used in the .22, and the more complex internals also took additional time.
     

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