Suppressor maker Advanced Armament Corp now have a company blog. Go check it out. AAC Rimfire Suppressor. I hope more and more businesses in the firearm industry start blogging and actively join in the gun blogging community.
Archive: May, 2008
Their sacrifice for our freedom (Photo “Tomb of the Unknowns”, Smithstonian Institute)
JR (A Keyboard and a .45) has built a nano-mortar. A beautiful design. Nano artillery at its finest! 1″ long and 0.710″ high. More photos here.
Men on horseback armed with AKs and RPGs attacked UN peacekeepers in Darfur earlier this year. It has only now been reported. From the BBC: The joint UN-African Union troops were ambushed by up to 60 men armed with AK-47s and rocket-propelled grenades on Wednesday, the [Read More…]
Have a look for yourself here. It must be an optical illusion, everyone knows there are no handguns in Chicago Hat Tip: Murdoc Online UPDATE: I have decided to post the photo here is case google remove it. Click to expand UPDATE: They removed it.
Interesting. Looks a bit like it could be an MP5 clone. H/T: MP.net
John Snow has the latest: This gorgeous beast won’t be ready for some months yet according to Skip Patel, Bushmaster’s executive vice president for research and development. Among other thing, Skip told me, was the need to trim some weight from the rifle, which tips [Read More…]
Later this year Remington will be selling the Model R-25, an AR-10 type rifle chambered in .243, 7mm-08 and .308. Click to expand all images. With the hunter in mind, the new R-25 modular repeating rifle boasts the most advanced design aspects of AR 308 Win. style [Read More…]
Tam has written about the history of the French MAS-49/56. It is very interesting, well worth a read. A handy, compact weapon, the MAS-49 was roughly the same size as the contemporaneous Soviet SKS. Also like the SKS, its prewar heritage was evident in its elaborately [Read More…]
AccurateShooter has written about a couple of very interesting benchrest rifles made by Gene Beggs. A picture says a thousand words … The two discs can be rotated to tune the rifle. Two of these rifles have been made and are chambered for the custom 220 Beggs and [Read More…]
I am sure you have heard of MetalStorm, the Australian electronically fired stacked projectile artillery system. Now there is the DataStorm. It is a full auto system that uses surplus floppy disks for ammo. I want one! (The first 1/4 of the video is boring)
An interesting alternative to pepper spray. Sticks to the attacker and has longer range. They claim it is more effective than tasers (which can’t be hard). Click to expand Hat Tip: Gizmodo
Wide variety of firearms! Apparently these are Ogadeni minority tribespeople who are being killed by the majority tribes in Somalia. They arm themselves to keep from being slaughtered. Found at GunsNet
Before you have a heart attack I should point out that this is an airsoft gun! More photos here.
Because magazines also like to keep warm… CAR-15 featuring the MagSock® Looks great when used in conjunction with your iPod sock: Hat Tip: MP.net
Today Gunvendor.com, a new firearm auction site, was launched. It is good to see some competition in the online gun auction market. I asked the founder Mike and David to tell us a bit about themselves: My name is Mike Burkard and my partner is David Valle. I am an [Read More…]
The Economist has a nice graph showing firearm ownership throughout the world. Click here for the high res version.
“It took a company obsessed with light transmission to come up with an idea this good” says Leupold. The MX Modular Flashlight system allows you to combine 4 different bezels (heads) with two different sized main tubes (2 cell or 3 cell) and although there [Read More…]
Next month Kahr Arms will be shipping the P380, a new .380 pistol that is even smaller than the Kel-Tec P3AT. Along with the fairly new Ruger LCP, competition in the .380 compact carry niche is really heating up. The P380 features a DAO trigger, 6+1 capacity and is [Read More…]
John Snow @ The Gun Shots has written a review on the Sig Sauer P250. Well worth a read. Took delivery of a new toy today—a Sig Sauer P250 in 9mm. For those not familiar with this handgun it has a hyper-modular design that allows you to mix and match different sized [Read More…]