I am going on holiday for two weeks and will not be able to post until 16 December. Please check back then. Unfortunately I will not have internet access for most of the time I am away and I will not be able to respond to email.
Archive: November, 2007
This font is very very cool. For each letter there is a gun glyph (image) . It has everything from derringers to assault rifles. Here is an example of some text using the font It works on both Windows and Mac OS X. The 2nd Amendment font can be downloaded here. Enjoy!
If you live in a state or country that does not allow civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles there are alternative cartridges with similar ballistics to the .50 BMG. Ammoguide.com compares the .50 BMG, .510 DTC, .416 Barrett and .50 Fat Mac. More here.
This yellow TP9 (based on Steyr TMP) looks great! Easy to find in the dark! More here.
Filmed at Special Ops Expo 2007, this video shows the SCAR system being stripped down with clear explanations, and also the process to attach the grenade launcher.
This great looking contraction was called the “Apache”. Read more about it at Hell in a Handbasket
The following is a screenshot of taser.com Hat Tip: Danger Room
Yuri posted this beautiful video: My favorite would be the apple and water bottle.
Just upgrading my computer. I will not be able to blog for the next few days.
Apparently the Israeli ‘Civil Guard’ and licensed tour guide operators on tour still use the M1 Carbine!
This should interest varminters looking for a harder-hitting rimfire round with better ballistics and accuracy. The most common .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire (WMR) ammunition features a 40gr round nose or flat point bullet with a Muzzle Velocity of about 1910 fps. All [Read More…]
Walking into the Colur Tyme Tattoo Parlor is a lot like walking into a head shop. One wall is lined with gang monikers and symbols, the other with bongs for smoking marijuana and other drugs — one even shaped like a skull Only this head shop was a setup. It was a [Read More…]
Hell in a Handbasket has an interesting post about the use of shotguns in war. Every war the United States has taken part in has seen the troops using shotguns. During WWI, the firearms firm of Winchester even modified a design dating back to 1897 so a bayonet could be [Read More…]
This video made me laugh. Near the end they show this kid who can’t stop lifting his head as soon as he pulls the trigger. He of course completely misses the target.
GunBlast.com has just reviewed the Taurus PT1911 .45 pistol. It is a big contrast to the review by B.B. who had a lot of trouble with his. GunBlast.com The Taurus delivered. It was one hundred percent reliable with every type of factory ammunition that I had available. [Read More…]
Defense Review have tried out the soon to be released TDI KRISS Super V XSMG .45 ACP Submachine gun. The gun has a very interesting design which makes it more controllable in full auto. They say it is a modern Thompson submachine gun and will compete with the H&K [Read More…]
The BBC has an interesting article about the history of British firearm laws. I liked this quote “The concept of controls for criminal purposes is a very 20th Century phenomenon” – Mark Murray-Flutter Royal Armouries The moral opposition to firearms is [Read More…]
This video from SHOT Show 2007 shows Advanced Armament’s new suppressors. Including a quick release suppressor designed for the SCAR-L, the quietest .45 pistol suppressor (or so they claim), a new AR-15 and .22 suppressor.
A photo of arms and ammunition recently captured from militants in Kashmir. The condition of the firearms is just awful. I suppose that the fact they keep functioning is a testament to the design of the weapons. Ammunition and bodies of suspected militants lie on ground [Read More…]
British humor! Notice that three shots produce two holes wide apart. Hat Tip: The Breda Fallacy
ExistingThing has a very cheap solution to the Walter G22 (.22lr bullpup rifle) trigger problem. The Walther G22 has a terrible trigger, lots of take up, and a very mushy break. I saw it as an opportunity to practice my trigger control, and got pretty good with it. [Read More…]
An interesting video is you have not seem a disassembled M1. More about the video on the authors blog. Hat Tip: Jovian Thunderbolt
From B.B. Pelletier: a class three dealer examined it and said in his opinion it could not be removed and attached to a firearm with success. Gamo has taken pains to make the outer case tapered front-to-rear, plus they have molded two huge flutes into the side of the [Read More…]
…to all the veterans now and those in the past who have made the world a better place. Since WWI there is barely a country in the world who does not, in part, owe their freedom to American Veterans. Thank you for your sacrifice.
Taiwan is to ship one billion 5.56mm bullets to the US over the next five years. Interesting. 62 grains x 1 billion = 4017.53 tonnes of lead and copper being shipped approx. 7000 miles to the US then flown(?) another 7000 miles to the middle east! I bet China is not [Read More…]
A classic post by ‘dstorm1911′ over at Surplus Rifle Forum Folks due to members on another forum going on bout how the AK is a spray and pray rifle at best etc… or theirs won’t hit accurately because its got a wore out bore or the trigger is crap [Read More…]
The president of the republic of Georgia declared a state of emergency Wednesday night, after riot police officers used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to clear thousands of demonstrators from the streets. Check out these ‘riot police officers': If the [Read More…]
I have been very busy which is why I have been posting so lightly. I will be getting back into the blogging in the next few days!
Malaysia is apparently switching from Steyr rifles to Colt M4 Carbines. The Deputy Prime Minister has said a Malaysian company, SME Ordnance (SMEO), has a license to manufacture the M4 for use locally and possibly for export in the future. “We took this decision [Read More…]
This Is Awesome! AM15 full auto UPPER RECEIVER allows you to shoot slightly modified.22LR American 180 drums, in either 165 round, 220 round or 275 round capacity, on your M16 host receiver. The full auto AM15 upper receiver conversion is a BATF APPROVED OPEN BOLT .22LR [Read More…]
I had been meaning to blog about this animation for quite a while and was reminded of it by Traction Control. The animation, by STI International, shows a M1911 pistol firing a round. Various parts can be hidden such as the slide, frame, magazine etc. so you can easily [Read More…]
The M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System is a straight pull bolt action shotgun that can be used standalone or fitted to an M16 or M4. It is designed to fire lethal, non-lethal and breaching rounds. Military.com were not fond of the action when they recently tried it: [Read More…]