Is Southern Ohio Gun still in business?
For about the past 2 months, I have been hearing rumors about Southern Ohio Gun going out of business. Looks like today was their last day. Their official website is now defunct as is their customer service line, 1-513-932-5749.
What is a SOG gun?
MACV-SOG Long Guns and Handguns. UZI. The Uzi is a family of Israeli open-bolt, blowback-operated submachine guns. The Uzi was one of the first weapons to use a telescoping bolt design which allows the magazine to be housed in the pistol grip for a shorter weapon.
What pistol Did the army use in Vietnam?
Colt M1911A1 – standard US and ARVN sidearm. Colt Commander – used by US military officers and US Special forces. Browning Hi-Power – used by Australian and New Zealand forces (L9 pistol). Also used on an unofficial basis by US reconnaissance and Special Forces units.
What rifle did special forces use in Vietnam?
The AKM and Type 56 are AK 47 derivatives provided to Vietnamese forces by China and Russia. They were the main arm of the enemy, but MACV-SOG often carried them as well. You’ll often hear people claim they took them because the M16 series sucked, but in reality, MACV-SOG carried them to deceive the enemy.
Are Faxon barrels any good?
In many cases, the barrel or setup you get from the factory is pretty much good to go (other than the occasional gun or rifle that needs a work-through). Faxon is good at what they do, and it is a great choice for anyone who wants to level-up their rifle or handgun setup.
What ammo was used in Vietnam?
Standard issue for infantrymen in Vietnam was the M-16, a gas-operated, magazine-fed rifle that could fire 5.56 mm-caliber bullets accurately over several hundred yards at 700-900 rounds per minute on its automatic setting; it could also be used as a semi-automatic.
Were suppressors used in Vietnam?
The silencer was the M14SS-1, designed for the M14 rifle, and forty suppressors were sent unofficially to the 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam during early 1969 for combat evaluation, and an undisclosed number were procured under ENSURE Number 360.1, but the suppressor was not adopted officially.
What guns did SOG use?
The weapons of the elite MACV-SOG units extended beyond the CAR-15 and the occasional AK47. Every American on these teams would also carry a 40mm grenade launcher, the M79. The M203 grenade launcher was typically mounted to the weapon system; the M79 was carried separately.