Archive: October, 2008

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New Browning Maxus Shotgun

Earlier this month Browning announced, to much fanfare, a new 12 gauge autoloader shotgun called the “Browning Maxus” at the annual sales meeting. Browning have really hyped this shotgun and have called it “The Most Reliable Autoloading Shotgun the [Read More…]

Ruger LCP Recall

Ruger: This is getting really old. Both your new pistols have been recalled. How do you expect us to trust you? The press release: SOUTHPORT, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR – News) announces that it has recently [Read More…]

Pixels for Pistols

CNET reports that Toronto police have launched a digital cameras for firearms program. A handgun or assault rifle is worth a $400 Nikon Coolpix S52 and a shotgun nets a $250 Nikon Coolpix P60. The deal includes free photography lessons. … we all know how effective [Read More…]

How to butcher deer

Sean @ Everything Hunting has written detail instructions on how to butcher deer yourself. The price of butchering a deer ranges from $75-150. I don’t know about you, but that is a little much when you can butcher your own for free in about 4 hours. If you are [Read More…]

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Savage Slug Warrior

Jason emailed me some great photos of his new Savage Slug Warrior (Model 210F). The rifle/shotgun chambers 3″ 12 gauge shells, weights in at 7.6 lbs, has a 24″ barrel and a 2 round magazine capacity. MSRP is $587. Click to expand the photos. A very nice [Read More…]

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Marlin XS7 (Short action XL7)

Earlier this year Marlin introduced the value-for-money XL7 rifle cambered in 25-06, 270 and 30-06. I thought it was odd that they did not offer a short action version. John Snow reports that a short action version will be available shortly in .248, .308 and 7mm-08. [Read More…]

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Beretta ARX-160 Carbine

The new ARX-160 Carbine is Beretta’s entry into the M4 replacement competition. Photos by SMG-Lee M16 magazine, folding iron sights Folding stock UPDATE: Originally I called this rifle the NRX after misreading the logo. It is in the ARX-160. Below is a photo (from [Read More…]

I am back

Have not been blogging for a few days but will be posting quite heavily shortly. Sorry if I have not replied to your emails. I will be making my way through the inbox shortly.

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GSG .22 “Kalashnikov” AK

A while back I reported that GSG (German Sport Guns), makers of the GSG-5, announced an endorsement by General Kalashnikov and that they would name a rifle after him. It looks like the GSG .22 “Kalashnikov” is now in production. Click to expand Impact Guns [Read More…]

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Another Massive 2 bore rifle

Bill emailed me a photo of a friend’s 2-bore rifle and another of the 2-bore balls. The first photo really gives a sense of scale. Click to expand the image I assume the bigger balls are for the 2-bore and the smaller for another gun The guy in the photo is [Read More…]