AK-50

We the people keep badgering Brandon to finish the AK-50.. so he gives us updates.  The circle of life:

Really cool to hear about the changes.  “Building in public” has become popular over the past few years with software, but Brandon is still the only guy (that I know of) working on such an ambitious project in the gun community whose talking about the steps a long the way.  I wish more people would take his lead.  If you know of any others let me know so I can take a look.

Oh yea if you like the t-shirt Brandon is wearing, it’s the Pro-Second Amendment t-shirt from ENDO 😊.  You can’t see the back in the video but it says If you can’t handle me at my “well regulated militia” you don’t deserve me at my “shall not be infringed”.

Thoughts?  I realize my posting is quite sporadic nowadays, but I’m trying to work on keeping a regular schedule again.  I have a big backlog of videos to watch.

Holy, Brandon is getting VERY close to 1M followers 👀

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Always awesome to see this thing in action:

1:39 – hahah .50 BMG is so epic.  The energy in that round literally never gets old.

3:12 – wtf.. the bruthers have been body shaming Brandon in the comments?  You hate to see it.

7:54 – The off-brand carbonated sugar water in the fridge was epic.

8:42 – So interesting that he’s going to a stamped receiver.  Yea definitely a lot cheaper than CNC’ing out such a huge piece of metal over and over again.

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A living legend interviewed by TFBTV:

6:40 – Those dual springs are really cool.  Interesting way to solve that problem they ran into also.

8:49 – Holy, that is a beefy rear trunnion and recoil spring.

I’m really excited for Brandon to finish it someday and start selling them.  Good to hear he’s still working on it for sport / passion project.  Once you start taking pre-orders and people’s money, that would really suck the fun out of it.

Thoughts?  I’m assuming if you read this blog you already follow Brandon’s shenanigans on YouTube.. but if not his channel is at the link.

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Brandon with a dramatic trailer announcing the release of the AK-50 some Monday in May:

Cool, it definitely has been a long time but I’m really glad they never gave up.  I can’t wait to see that thing rip through a whole mag.

I’d be remiss if I never mentioned he was wearing a lot of ENDO t-shirts in the video. 😎

Thoughts?

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Seemingly Brandon is almost ready unveil the completed AK-50:

As the end of the video says, April 15 is the day of the “trailer”.  I hope that’s a release trailer, but I’m not sure.  Maybe Brandon will drop a comment below.  I could just email him, but I don’t like to badger people with questions just because I have a dumb blog a handful of people read.

A lot of good ENDO t-shirts in that video. 😎

Thoughts? I can’t wait to see mag dumps with that thing.  Also, since Brandon has a manufacturing license he could definitely make one AUTO.  Seems like a whole can of worms (shoulder hurt-wise anyways) that I wouldn’t want to open, but hey it would definitely make for an entertaining video.

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The color correction and grimey-ness of this with the flickering light in the dirty shop is extremely my type of shit:

Like a music video.  Man that cutoff smoking glove is like crack for my eyeballs too.  Who is this man’s stylist?  Oh wait you’re saying he has… no stylist?

Brandon has the AK-50 game in a squeeze.  Who disagree?

I’m glad he’s still at it.  He’ll finish it off eventually, you can’t rush these things.

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