If bright red handguards grips or stocks are your thing, Coal Creek Armory are selling them cheap. More info here.
Archive: February, 2008
The M1028 is a 120mm shotgun shell for the M1 tank. The shell holds 1100 10mm tungsten balls. They are apparently lethal up to 700m (765 yards). Here is a video of the shell being fired in slow motion. It shows the shot breaking the sound barrier and the shot pattern [Read More…]
The mythbusters use a 7.62mm Dillon M134D minigun to chop down a tree in 45 seconds. From Dillon Aero The Dillon M134D Gatling Gun is the finest small caliber, defense suppression weapon available. It is a six barreled, electrically driven machine gun chambered in [Read More…]
Steve over at Subguns.com posted photos of his side by side 12 guage SBS. Started out as a project last fall. Bought a Remington Spartan Gun Works side by side 12ga w/external hammers (love those). Posted here about who was good for converting as an SBS. Got an e-mail [Read More…]
Wodger Wabit over at RFC machined a suppressor adapter for a Volquartsen carbon-fibre wrapped barrel threaded for a .22 muzzle break so that both can be used. Neither the suppressor nor the muzzle break need to be modified. Very cool. The muzzle break and the threaded [Read More…]
Have you ever wondered how much big bore ammo cost? Here is a list of cartridges from a few manufacturers. It is not a scientific sample, I have not taken into account quality of the brass or bullets. I am sure by hunting around you could find cheaper prices (ha, no pun [Read More…]
From MP.net: However, although the 13,000 Steyr rifles which have been in service for 20 years, would not be replaced, they would be a significant part of the upgrade programme. The study would look at modifying about 3000 of the 13,000 5.56mm rifles so they could take [Read More…]
The BAM XS-B3 is a really cheap air rifle loosely patterned after the AK. Click to zoom in on the images For shooting birds in tight spaces More info on the rifle here.
Planeman has done an analysis on Iran’s air defenses. I recently mentioned his NKorean analysis. The article includes many original drawings and lots of diagrams. ZU-23-2 Light AAA It is interesting how much reliance is still placed on manned guns. I was under the [Read More…]
The Remington MasterBlaster is a big suppressed 8 Gauge kiln gun. The MasterBlaster system is the most productive and cost-efficient way to remove virtually any type of build-ups in boilers, kilns, silos, quarries or mines. Both the gun and the ammunition provide [Read More…]
Great for the range on a cold day, but definitely not something to wander around in public with! Sold here. Hat Tip: The Breda Fallacy
Rossi have launched a new youth matched pair rifle with a matte nickel finish. It comes in a .17HMR/.410 and .22LR/.410 versions. New for 2008 Rossi is excited to offer a popular Matched Pair Set in a matte nickel finish. The set includes a .17 HMR or .22 LR rifle [Read More…]
I had not seen this video before. Hat Tip: OPFOR via Murdoc
I thought the pistol was out in January, but they issued this press release yesterday. Either way, it is now available. UPDATE: Tim, in the comments below, let us know that the pistol is due to be released in may-june 08. From the press release: Beretta USA is pleased [Read More…]
An interesting looking movie about the Chinese civil war … no doubt from the perspective of the Communists and packed with propaganda.
I recently wrote about the new Boberg XR9 pistol which features the magazine beneath the chamber. Dr. StrangeGun discovered that the Gabbett-Fairfax Mars pistol was the first pistol to feature this configuration. High tech and ugly (Photo from Horst Held) From [Read More…]
Graf & Sons and Hornady are now offering high quality ammo for military surplus rifles. Calibers they offer: 6.5Ã—52 Carcano 6.5Ã—50 Japanese 7Ã—64 Brenneke 7Ã—57R Mauser .303 British 7.5Ã—55 Swiss 7.65Ã—53 Argentine 7.7Ã—58 Japanese 7.92Ã—33 [Read More…]
FN has created a photo gallery of the SHOT media day shoot with over 500 photos. I spotted at least one blogger: Murdoc of GunPundit and Murdoc Online. Hat Tip: Danger Zone
Joe Huffman has done a lot of research into microstamping. It is very interesting and has many photos. More here. Hat Tip: Say Uncle
Beretta have launched an interesting new shotgun, a break barrel semi automatic. Build for competition it only holds, unless I am mistaken, two rounds in a 1+1 configuration: one in the chamber, one in the side cartridge carrier. Both rounds can both be seen when the [Read More…]
Sean @ Everything Hunting has reviewed the Benelli Nova 12 Gauge Shotgun The Benelli Nova 12 gauge shoots up to 3 1/2″ shells and cycles smoothly and with little effort. The pump handle is not loud and sloppy like most other shotguns priced just below this one. [Read More…]
Xavier has written about a guy to got his thumb blown off by a .460 revolver. It is important, when firing a revolver, to keep all parts of your hand(s) away from the front of the cylinder. Explosive ignition gases exit the cylinder gap as well as the muzzle of the [Read More…]
Murdoc @ GunPundit found a photo of 3rd Infantry Division troops examining a pile of H&K MP5K briefcase guns presumably in Iraq. I have always thought this type of gun would appeal to tin pot dictators like Saddam. Why not just conceal the MP5K under a coat and then [Read More…]
There is in interesting discussion going on at the Castle Argghhh blog about the appeal of shooting. It is worth a read.
Mossberg have released a new lever action rifle, the 464. It comes in a rimfire (.22LR) and a centerfire (.30-30) model. * Quality queues – Features a button-rifled barrel, recessed muzzle crown, top-tang safety, recoil softening rubber buttpad and a smooth, [Read More…]
The Box O’ Truth improved the accuracy of a Mosin Nagant by putting some cork between the barrel and stock. But we decided we would try a trick we’ve had some success with in the past. We decided to place a small piece of cork between the stock and the front [Read More…]
thepittsburghchannel.com has published an article on the increase in woman buying guns. While there aren’t statistics kept on the number of women who buy handguns every year, if you ask just about any arms dealer, licensed instructor or law enforcement official, [Read More…]
ATI has some products to make your single shot Rossi or H&R rifle look more like an AR-15 patterned rifle. Rossi Rifle Before After The above photo has the “Collapsible, six-position SHOTFORCE Buttstock with Pistol Grip and Forend Package is patterned after [Read More…]
Serbu, makers of the BFB-50 single shot .50 BMG rifle and the Super-Shorty shotgun, announced that their semi-automatic .50 BMG rifle will be available sometime after July. I think they had it on display at SHOT. The BFG-50A is a magazine-fed, gas-operated .50 BMG [Read More…]
Taser recently announced a deal to sell 3000 M26 Tasers, an older model, to an undisclosed country. After a 30 second google search I guess it is Australia. From CourierMail (dated January 29 2008): POLICE will not say how many Tasers will be issued across the state [Read More…]
Heres the thing, if you shoot an animal which protected by the state and is illegal to hunt, such as Australian crocodiles, don’t take photos of your trophy, especially when you are possessing the firearms illegally. The utter incompetence of some people [Read More…]