The AK-47 is one of the most popular rifles in the world. It provides many advantages to its users, such as reliability and simple construction. But it also has disadvantages too, such as poor ergonomics of standard parts. However, there are many upgrades available for the AK-47 rifle which fix this issue and make the Kalashnikov much more convenient.

One such upgrade is a long aluminum forend made by a Ukrainian company named Crook. Let’s have a closer look at this AK-47 upgrade and the advantages it gives to a shooter.

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Gun sock is a popular and inexpensive way to protect your shotgun during transportation and storage. I’ve bough two socks on Brownells. They are made by SACK UPS company which makes gun socks since 1985.

So, why do you need both long and short socks. I use long sock to transport my gun. Gun sock protects finish of my shotgun and also protects internal parts from dust, sand and dirt. Another good feature is that cotton cloth is treated with silicone and oil that helps inhibit rust. Gun sock will wick moisture away if your shotgun is wet. That is also important in cold weather when you can see condensate on your firearm when you bring it indoors.

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Remington 870 with Long and Short Barrel. Long barrel is good for hunting, trap, skeet and competition shooting. Short barrel is good for home defense.

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The two most common Remington 870 barrels are either the rifled barrel or the smoothbore. Rifled barrels are good for shooting sabot slugs like Premier Accutip Slug, Copper Solid Slug etc. These are the kind of barrels you would use if you are aiming to kill someone or something on a longer distance. Perhaps you want to looking to kill a big predator in the woods. These barrels help you have more stability and accuracy with your shots in order to do this kind of damage. If you are looking for a long range shotgun then rifled barrels would be your best option as well. As for smoothbore barrels, these are more suitable for rifled slugs, birdshot and buckshot. In other words, if you are looking to hunt small ducks or birds hen you would be better off using smoothbore.

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