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.