Archive: July, 2008

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GSG-5P: .22 MP5 patterned pistol

American Tactical Imports are importing the GSG-5P, a pistol version of the .22 MP5 patterned GSG-5. Click to expand. The specs are the same as the carbine/rifle version apart from weighing 400 grams less. As far as I can see it is a GSG-5 with a butt plate instead of a [Read More…]

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Key Fob Gun

GunPundit reports on a key fob flare gun converted to .25 caliber firearm in the UK that was used in a shooting. I want one of these Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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Variable velocity firearms

New Scientist has reported on a company that is developing a “Variable Velocity Weapon System” that works by mixing a liquid or gaseous fuel with air in a combustion chamber behind the bullet. This determines the explosive capability of the propellant and [Read More…]

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S&W “Heller” Model 442

S&W have partnered with the Second Amendment Foundation to produce a S&W “Heller” Model 442 revolver The Smith & Wesson Model 442 will be laser engraved with an insignia to commemorate the ruling by the Supreme Court. On the right side plate of [Read More…]

One year old

The blog had its first birthday yesterday! The stats: * 593 posts * 982 tags * 1,178 comments * Most comments in a post: 176 (Ruger SR9) * Oddest comment (which came through yesterday): Please send for me the following Russian type ammunitions current price:- 1. 122 mm [Read More…]

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Cowtown Cop’s Winchester Shotgun Project

Cowtown Cop, a relatively new gun blogger, wrote about his conversion of a beat up Winchester 1200 into a very cool green gun. Lots of high res photos and information on the project on the blog. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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Iraqi SWAT Team

They have got the prerequisite Glocks, now they just need MP5s. Click to expand the photos. Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team members storm a bus during a demonstration drill held during a handover ceremony in Diwaniyah, 181 kms south of Baghdad, on July 16, [Read More…]

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AirSniper: A gun with wings!

Click to expand Wired editor Chris Anderson saw this ad in the Unmanned Systems magazine. “Because the enemy has guns too!” … It must be a joke Hat Tip: Danger Zone Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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Airgun accidents

PCPs run on air, but the hospital employee had access to tanks of oxygen. Oxygen is like air, isn’t it? The result: a blow torch Lots more accidents here. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.