Chicago, you are next! When the Chicago ban is finally overturned and crime does not increase, or even decreases, a lot of wind will be taken out of the gun control sails A summery, along with some interesting comments, of this historic Supreme Court ruling can be found [Read More…]
Archive: June, 2008
What is cooler than a .50 BMG? A suppressed .50 BMG I found this photo on the Advanced Armament website. Click to expand The Cyclops Suppressor
The Fedorov Avtomat is possibly the first (see comments) an early firearm used in action that would classify as a true self-loading battle rifle. Photo by Semen Fedoseev It weights in at about 4.4kg compared to the 7.7-8.8kg of the BAR: much closer in weight to that of [Read More…]
The 6.8x45mm is an alternative to the 6.8 SPC cartridge that has been getting a lot of attentio. Developed by Larry Kramer of Kramer Defense (They have no website that I could find). The parent cartridge is the .223 Remington / 5.56mm NATO. Its advantage over the 6.8 [Read More…]
A collection of the classics H/T: Gizmodo
An unfinished AR upper made from a 60% Beryllium alloy is being sold on GunBroker. Dr. Strange gun pointed out that Beryllium is toxic. Machining and finishing it off could cause Berylliosis, a chronic lung disease that has no cure. Even handling it could be have [Read More…]
Jennersen was kind enough to photograph his Bushmaster A3M4 Gas Piston system for me. He took some really good shots. Thanks Jennersen! The rest of them are here.
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DoubleTapper has taken photos of a Tavor being field stripped in his kitchen. Very interesting. More here.
This is crazy and really goes against all firearm safety rules. Still, they do prove that a .308 is not enough to knock you down, although it makes perfect sense. Obviously the shock and internal damage of a bullet entering the body with no energy absorbed and [Read More…]
Very busy at the moment.