2016-09-20

Review: Pakistan Ordnance Factory vs German HK products

The purpose of this page is to compare and contrast HK rifle parts manufactured in Germany with HK rifle parts manufactured by Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), with particular attention to fit and finish. POF is a licensed manufacturer of parts, accessories, and complete firearms. They are ISO 9000/1 certified and make parts for […]
2016-09-20

Review: Special Weapons SW5

Arizona Response Systems frequently is asked to fix hack jobs produced by low quality companies. Generally, I refuse. Not only is there the liability issue, but also I value my time too much to waste it wading through substandard parts and workmanship. I did accept a pair of Special Weapons SW5s in for […]
2016-09-20

Tutorial: Build an SW3 HK Clone

I first prepared this photographic documentation of an HK G3 clone in early 2001. I wouldn’t dream of doing it again. The Special Weapons SW3 stainless steel cast receiver (also sold as a Century Arms International) is simply not close enough to original specifications to bother with. At the time, the SW3 and […]
2016-09-20

Tutorial: Build a JLD PTR-91 HK Clone

JLD Enterprises purchased the HK equipment from FMP (Portugal) to manufacture HK G3 type receivers in the USA. The company changed organization and is now PTR-91. Trunion PTR-91 receiver after drilling the holes for the spot welding. The location isn’t critical, but cosmetically its nice for them to align and be spaced symmetrically. […]