Oddly enough the below ‘rocket’ is actually a rifle chambered in the 7.62x39mm cartridge! It is used in a RPG launcher for training purposes. I assume that it would be used in an actual RPG launcher and not a training replica. I came across this link a PFOA [Read More…]
Archive: August, 2007
Bushmaster has a great flash animation showing how an AR-15 bushmaster functions. It allows you to make some of the parts transparent so you can see inside. A screenshot of what the animation looks like: Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun [Read More…]
A great article from the Shooting Times about the evolution of magnum handgun cartridges from the .357 Magnum developed in the 1930’s to the colossal .500 S&W Magnum. In the 1930s, handgunners were looking for ways to extend the power of the popular .38 [Read More…]
Students in Svalbard, Norway, are taught how to use a shotgun and ammunition to fend off polar bears at the beginning of every school year. Since polar bears can outrun a human in a matter of seconds, every student at the University Center undergoes weapons and arctic [Read More…]
David continues his ‘African Shooting Lessons’ entry here. “A good shot develops a sense of how much time he has–and uses that time.” (Photo from wikipedia.org) Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Bitter, on this blog entry, had this to say about my attempt to find out who pays too much for firearms: A) The laws aren’t consistent. If only members of the military and law enforcement can purchase firearms, it’s hardly an open market. B) Culturally, it’s not a [Read More…]
B.B. Pelletier has just completed a long 6 part series on the air gun sport of Field Target Field target began in Great Britain sometime in the early 1980s. According to the British Field Target Association (BFTA) field target manual, the year was 1981. They say there [Read More…]
Hi Gun bloggers and gun enthusiasts, I am trying to compile a “Global Gun Price Index” to see how the price of firearms compare in different parts of the world. If you are able to help me or have suggestions please feel free to email me. My email address is [Read More…]
I came across this post by RUDY850 on the PAFOA forum showing a very clever way to save space in your gun rack by mounting pistols on the gun safe door. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
A humorous blog post from Dave Petzal: If you are not familiar with the 8-bore, it shoots a 1,250-grain conical bullet at about 1,500 fps, or an 860-grain round ball at 1,650 fps ….. This year, one of the .375 shooters got the chance to try it, and asked me if he [Read More…]
From Australian International Arms (AIA): Australian International Arms have manufactured the 5th generation of Lee-Enfield, for target shooting, military match and sporting markets. However, unlike the 4th generation, this is not a ‘converted’ Lee-Enfield. The AIA [Read More…]
According to the Orlando Sentinel the so called missile launcher was nothing more than a carrying case for an anti-tank weapon. Not exciting after all. Below is a photo of the carrying case: Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
This article has a great comparison between wet and dry suppressors. It also includes some great videos. The term ‘wet’ means some sort of liquid, be it oil, water, grease, gel or another substance is used to cool the gasses exiting the suppressor. The gas [Read More…]
Below is a very funny 34 second video clip from the TV series American Dad. “Pen gun, mightier than the sword”, haha Below is the infamous “Stringer” pen gun: Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
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“A man in Florida surprised police by handing in a surface-to-air missile launcher during a gun amnesty in the city of Orlando.” – BBC Very funny! The full article can be read here. The photo below (from Wikipedia.org) is a FIM-43 Redeye which entered [Read More…]
GunBlast.com – the online gun magazine has just posted four new articles: John Wayne 100th Birthday Commemorative Ruger New Vaquero .45 Colt Sixgun by Jeff Quinn He has inspired patriotism when it was sorely lacking in our country. Before we go into the life of [Read More…]