The hen harriers were reported to have been killed on the Queen’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk. There are now believed to be just 20 breeding pairs left on mainland England. Killing the birds could lead to a fine of up to Â£10,000 and six months’ jail. [Read More…]
Archive: October, 2007
All I can say is I hope that this is a lifelike airsoft Glock 20 and not the real deal.
Blackwater sure are pushing their brand. I am sure they will have Blackwater action-figures ready for Christmas. The SIG SAUER® P226 Blackwater Special Edition was designed in cooperation with some of the world’s best known experts in tactical operations – [Read More…]
Everyone has seen Saddam Hussein’s gold plated AKs. I came across this photo on the Wired Danger Room blog (they took the post down) I am fairly certain that this rifle is an Iraqi Al Kadesih rifle (a 7.62mm Nagant firing Dragunov SVD clone) but I could be wrong. [Read More…]
I cam across this poster @ PAFOA posted by JayBell. “More Law Enforcement Officers are Killed in Vehicle Accidents than by Guns”
A great photo of a Nighthawk Custom 1911 by MOUNTAINORACLE @ PAFOA. Click to enlarge. He also posted another photo here.
The Gun Nut has published a letter from Fred Thompson, actor and presidential candidate. It is worth reading: Last year, the United Nations Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights declared that international human rights law requires all nations [Read More…]
Ruger has just released their disastrous third quarter results. Their share price fell 37.71% as of Wednesdays close! This graph shows the last three months of Ruger (RGR) trading. Click on the graph to expand it. Their CEO, Michael O. Fifer, wrote a letter to Ruger [Read More…]
I came across this thread @ ArmyRanger.com. These images show the not yet released Magpul Masada rifle being stripped down. (Click to enlarge the photos) More photos here.
This article examines the differences in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Series / Generation of the Taurus Millennium and Millennium Pro pistols. It gives some insight into how Taurus designs have evolved over time. While I do love my PT-111 Pro (that’s 2nd series, [Read More…]
The production of the Model 70 ceased in 2006 when the U.S. Repeating Arms closed the New Haven plant where Winchester rifles were made. It now appears FN will now manufacture them under the Winchester brand name. The Winchester Model 70 is one of the most respected [Read More…]
I came across these photos by bcr308 @ RFC. I think the stock makes it kind of look like an M1 Carbine…? Maybe its my imagination! Very nice photos.
Yes, I know, I am the last gun blogger to blog about this! From HKPRO.com While sources in the U.S. report that the civilian 416/417 will not be ready for SHOT Show 2008, it might possibly be by NRA show, with an estimated preparedness for production in Q3, 2008. One [Read More…]
Preston Pritchet, the “main man” at Surgeon Rifles, wanted to create a special rifle for his daughter, to use in varmint and fun matches at his local club I took our Surgeon single-shot action and stoned the surface to get rid of the tool marks. Then I sent [Read More…]
I came across an M4 comparison chart. Its compares the Colt 6920, LMT, Noveske M4 Light Carbine, Sabre Defense XR15-A3 M4, S&W M&P15 CMMG 16″ M4 Carbine, Stag Model 1, Bushmaster BCWA3F 16M, Rock Rivers Arms AR1251X, Armalite M-15A4C, Olympic K3B-M4-A3 and [Read More…]
From the air gun expert B.B. Pelletier Nate in Mass. asked if it’s permissible (possible, without damage to the gun) to shoot pellets loaded backwards. He was thinking of them acting as extreme hollowpoints. Well, Nate the short answer is “yes,” and so [Read More…]
This pistol is one of the sidearms used by the People’s Liberation Arm. Development apparently began in 1994. The photo below shows the necked 5.8mm armor piercing cartridge officially called the QSZ-92-5.8, otherwise known as the 5.8mm Chinese. A very nice [Read More…]