Archive: January, 2008

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Sako A7

Sako has launched a new 1 MOA guaranteed bolt action rifle, the A7. It will come in two models. The A7 and A7 stainless. Both models are chambered for .243, .22-250, 7mm-8, .270 WSM, .300 WSM, .25-06, .270, 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win Mag. Prices: UPDATE: The press [Read More…]

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Iran clones Israeli cornershot

Iran is one of those countries who are not happy when they are not copying weapons designed by other countries. The irony is that they have copied an Israeli weapon. These grainy photos were taken from a video (see below). There are a few parts that look different to [Read More…]

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DPMS Panther LR-338

DPMS/Panther introduced this big game AR this year. Chambered in .338 Federal it packs quite a punch. With the LR-308’s growing popularity among hunters and competitive shooters, DPMS opened the LR Series up into several other popular calibers to increase [Read More…]

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Sabre M5 Tactical Rifle

Sabre Defence introduces the M5 Tactical rifle available in 5.56mm, 6.5 Grendel and 7.62×39. The M5 has a 14.5″ chrome-moly-vanadium barrel with a 1:7 twist, and comes with an A2 flash hider, mid-length gas system and railed hand guard. The stock is [Read More…]

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PistolCam

An interesting device. Although I cannot see why officers would want it. More likely to get them into trouble, than exonerate them I would think. PistolCam®, with it’s patented AUTO-ON technology records 60 minutes of video documentation. Using MPEG4 imaging [Read More…]

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Chinese interpol photos

MilitaryPhotos.net has some interesting photos of the Chinese International Criminal Police Organization. Some interesting suppressed AKs, they look like AK-103’s but could be something else, and what is probably a Norinco CQ (M16A1 clone) or CQ-M4 (you guessed [Read More…]

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Tiny guns

This site showcases some very small firearms. .38 caliber, the brass padlock alarm gun .22 rimfire pipe gun This one is truly bizarre! I guess it is some sort of ‘self defense hook’! I don’t know the caliber or how it was supposed to work. LibertyNews [Read More…]

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Mossberg 100 ATR .243 Review

Sean @ Everything Hunting has written a review on the Mossberg 100 ATR: The Mossberg 100 ATR is one of the least expensive guns on the market. Coming with a price tag of about $298. What can you expect from the gun? I found the gun pretty accurate and light to carry at [Read More…]

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Facebook bans gun training ads

From vnunet: Facebook has refused to host ads from a US millionaire promoting gun training and offering $3m worth of free handguns. Dr Ignatius Piazza, founder and director of Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, had submitted pay-per-click ads on Facebook offering [Read More…]

Hypocrisy of the UN

I saw this video on kaiservontexas’s blog. The guy who gives this speech is awesome. It is a very moving speech and definitely worth watching. Hillel Neuer of UN Watch exposes the hypocrisy of the UN Human Rights Council (March 23, 2007). For the first time ever, [Read More…]

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Varmint Grenade bullet

These Varmint Grenade, made by Barnes are amazing. I am going to have to try them out in the near future In the below video they fire one of them into a grape and the bullet completely disintegrates. Barnes makes these in .243/6mm (62 gr), .22 (36 – 50 gr) and [Read More…]

Firearm safety

Sear and Hammer has posted a very honest account of some accidents he has had with firearms and the importance of learning proper firearm safety. You handle firearms enough and at some time you will have an unintentional discharge. I know, I know, there are people who [Read More…]

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XCR 6.5mm and 7.62x39mm shipping soon

Alex Robinson sent me an email saying that the Robinson Arms XCR 6.5mm (I assume it is the 6.5mm Grendel) caliber conversion kit will be shipping in the second week of February and the 7.62x39mm kit near the end of February. Robinson Armament XCR Robinson arms recently [Read More…]

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Gun Egg Fryers

If you want to start your day with a egged shaped gun, or if you already have the M1911 tequila bottle then this is for you. Personally I prefer my eggs roundish…

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6.5mm Shootout

DEMIGOD has written a comparison of the 6.5mm rounds: the .260 Remington vs. 6.5×47 Lapua vs. 6.5 Creedmoor. It’s been a good year for 6.5 mm. The .260 Remington has hit full stride after a ramp-up of several years, with top competitors at most field-style [Read More…]

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US Military buys more M9 pistols

According the Guns Magazine the US Army and Navy have purchased 10,576 M9 pistols (I do wonder how they come up with these exact numbers). Beretta USA received purchase orders from the US Army and US Navy for a total of 10,576 M9 pistols (5,969 for the Army, 4,607 for [Read More…]