Archive: January, 2009

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PoliceOne.com survey results

PoliceOne.com did some online polling last year on their website. I have no doubt its results are about as accurate as any other web poll, but the results are nonetheless interesting. Results of the third poll. The rest of the poll results are here.

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Deer hunting google style

The Google Street View photo taking van ran over a deer in Rush, NY while capturing every moment of the encounter on their 360 degree camera system. The images have since been removed by google. Hat Tip: Reddit via. The Daily What via. Gizmodo.

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I am on twitter

I have joined the twitter thing! My account is steve9x19. If you use twitter please go ahead and follow to me. I read about this re-tweeting thing. I don’t really get it, but I hear it is how you let other people know about someones twitter account. So if you are [Read More…]

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French MAS36 rifle

Armed Canadian describes the bolt action French MAS36 rifle as classic “weapon of war”. It features no safety what-so-ever (including no mosin-nagant type “safeties”) and an integral bayonet that is stored under the barrel. Despite its classic [Read More…]

Cleaning the AR-15

The Anarchangel has tips on preventing your AR-15 rifle turning into an expensive bolt action. So it seems like Ambulance Driver is having a little trouble with his AR. It’ll run for 30-100 rounds, then it becomes a straight pull bolt action. Well, we’ve all [Read More…]

More manly stuff

Michael Z. Williamson aka. Crazy Einar, author of the much acclaimed, and hotly debated, Ten Manliest Firearms has written a sequel: 10 More Manly Guns Previously I compiled a list of the Ten Manliest Firearms. I noted that variations on the list were certainly [Read More…]

Top gun mistakes movies make

This is the one I find most annoying: KER-CHAK! We’ve all seen this one. The good or bad guy had been holding a shotgun on his opposite number for a while and, just for dramatic emphasis, racks back the pump to chamber a shell. Loud Ker-Chak! Then a take-away [Read More…]

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GSG 1911 .22 pisol

GSG, our favorite German manufacturer of 22-caliber-firearms-pattered-after-other-firearms-and-endoresed-by-Kalashnikov-himself, have developed a .22 1911 pistol. Click to expand. American Tactical Imports will be importing the GSG 1911. Like the GSG AK and the GSG MP5 [Read More…]

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Gamo Hunter Extreme

Gamo have a new break barrel air rifle called the Hunter Extreme. They claim it is the fastest spring air gun on earth. Gamo Hunter Extreme .22 The .22 rifle will push a lead pellet at 950 fps. From my limited knowledge of air guns, I think this is 10-20% more power. [Read More…]