Archive: March, 2008

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Home made five barrel shotgun

Xavier has a write of an an amazing five barrel shotgun made in Czechoslovakia. Looks like a similar concept as the Winchester Liberator and Colt Defender Eight barreled 20 gauge Colt Defender Mark 1 Read it here.

Slow motion M1A

Gun Blobber, a new gun blogger, has posted videos of an M1A firing in slow motion Wow. Some guy has been at work with a high-speed camera and a couple of M1A’s. He was looking to settle a dispute as to whether the action starts cycling before or after the bullet [Read More…]

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.50 Glock

Guncrafter Industries are selling a .50 GI conversion kit for the the Glock 20/21. Click to expand the image The .50 GI round should not be compared to the Desert Eagle’s .50 Action Express or the .500 S&W. It is slightly more powerful than the .45 ACP. [Read More…]

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What does Co-Witness mean?

Apparently it refers to the use of a electronic sight along with backup iron sights. I was aware of the concept but not the word. A “Co-Witness” AR from eguns.com Traction Control explains.

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M14 with shot line adapter

I didn’t know they used shot line adapters. When I saw the photo I thought he was using a suppressor. PACIFIC OCEAN (March 24, 2008) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Aan J. Doscher, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), fires an M-14 with a [Read More…]

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Bayonets and Bullpups

QBZ-95 rifle The above photo shows Chinese UN peacekeepers performing during a medal ceremony in Lebanon. It is interesting to see how they hold the bullpup to use the bayonet. Hat Tip: MP.net

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Reading the wind when hunting

Very interesting article on reading the wind when hunting. Most articles on wind tend to focus on bench rest shooting. If you are new to long range hunting or an experienced veteran, most will agree that the ability to accurately read the wind is what separates a fair [Read More…]

Is Marlin quality slipping?

Mad Ogre thinks so: We just got in our latest order of rifles from Marlin. Everyone of them has extremely shoddy wood on them. The fitting of wood to metal and even just the finish on the wood is something I’d expect on a Puma. Overlaps, gaps, uneven and [Read More…]

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