HEYM USA, purveyor of fine rifles [I am unlikely to ever afford], offer a front sight for their double rifles that uses a diamond as the bead. Apparently it is a night sight. I have never seen this before. Anyone know how effective these are? When the boyz in the hoodz [Read More…]
Archive: September, 2008
Russia Today reports: Russia will give Venezuela a credit for $US 1 billion, a Kremlin source said to RIA Novosti news agency. The money will give a boost to the military co-operation between the two countries. … Venezuela has become a major buyer of Russian [Read More…]
The ACU’RZR is an interesting tool. You put a .22 Long Rifle cartridge into the ACU’RZR and give the “forming rod” a whack with a hammer and then take out your .22 cartridge with a newly shaped bullet. The idea behind the tool is threefold. It ensures [Read More…]
This is a very clever idea. The rifle is a Mossberg 144LSB Target rifle that is currently listed on gunbroker. The advantage of having the sight raised is that when shooting from a offhand/verticle position you can keep you head as close to upright as possible to [Read More…]
Click to expand the photos The weapons being anything they can find and tactics being kidnapping civilians and attacking oil infrastructure. I have not read of any credible military victories. The “Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta’s” [Read More…]
Click to expand. This photo is of members of the Mexican army on parade during the Independence Day celebrations on 16 September 2008. Hat Tip: MP.net Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
I read about Short Rifle Stock Systems (SRSS) new M14/M1A bullpup stock, the BullDog 762, at Defense Review. I suppose the designers said to themselves “just about about everything has a bullpup conversion, why not the M14?” The stock comes in a synthetic [Read More…]
The Africa Aerospace and Defense 2008 held in Cape Town, South Africa has just finished. Denel Land Systems, a South African firm, launched the new SS77 Compact. The only photo I could find. UPDATE: prion @ MP.net posted this photo: The compact version of the 7.62mm [Read More…]
.357 Magnum Hair Dryer … more like a 20mm Vulcan hair dryer with a bore that size More here. H/T: DesignerMode Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Have you ever spent more on the optics than on the gun? I have. I am wondering what you all think. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
MD Arms have just started shipping their new 20 round drum magazines for the Siaga 12 shotgun. They cost $215 (+ $3 handling fee). It look like they have only made enough to satisfy pre-orders and are now taking pre-orders for the second batch. Tromix Custom with Md-20 [Read More…]
Reuters reports: MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian spending on arms will rise to a record $46.5 billion next year, a senior government official said on Friday, as the Kremlin moves to beef up the armed forces after a conflict in Georgia. Russian national defence orders [Read More…]