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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Mossberg 464 Lever Action Rifle

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…]

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Huge firearm collection

Check out this auction. It has thousands of beautiful photos. I think all, or nearly all, come from one collection. Daniel Fraser Miniature Double Rifle .22 Hornet Franchi Model 1962 Semi-Auto Carbine 9mm Smith & Wesson Mark I Light Rifle 9mm Custom Martz Luger [Read More…]

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Gun washing machine

This is what I want for Christmas F636HT Heavy Duty Long Gun & Handgun System This combination of features gives you an extremely active tank that has no dead or hot spots resulting in maximum cleaning capability for heavy duty use. This technology allows the user [Read More…]

More Women Buying, Shooting Guns

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…]