Archive: February, 2008

Cost of big bore ammunition

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…]

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1911 Hoax

Over at HuntingNet.com a user claimed to have converted a mint condition original Remington Rand 1911A1 pistol, worth a fair amount, into an ugly 1911 with no historical value knocking at least $1000 off the price. This made a lot of people angry. It turns out the user [Read More…]

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A-10 Close Call

30mm rounds from an A-10 land close to British troops in Afghanistan. That cannon sure makes a cool sound, I can see how the whole “Show of Force” thing would work. The sound would be enough to make me run. I would not like to be on its receiving end! The [Read More…]

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H&K end ties with Blackwater

UPI reports that after a German news report H&K have cut ties with Blackwater. The report said Blackwater and H&K have a “strategic partnership” and that Blackwater employees have used H&K firearms. Blackwater offered some H&K training [Read More…]

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POF-USA P-308

The POF-USA P-308 is a interesting rifle. It is a gas piston operated rifle, based on the AR-10/AR-15 design and requires no lubrication. 14.5″ version They achieve this by plating the upper receiver with silicon nickel and chroming and heat treating the bolt and [Read More…]

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Microstamping

Joe Huffman has done a lot of research into microstamping. It is very interesting and has many photos. More here. Hat Tip: Say Uncle Win the new Daniel Defense DDM4v11 Pro