Archive: February, 2009

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Narco’s tricked out AR-15

Raul emailed me some photos taken in Reynosa, Mexico, which is directly across from the city of McAllen, Texas, after a gun battle with between police and Mexican military and a drug gang. I thought this photo of an AR-15/M16/M4 with a lot of accessories hanging off it [Read More…]

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AK-107 / AK-108 animation

It has been a while since I have posted an animation. This one, author unknown, shows how the balanced gas operating system works in the AK-107 and AK-108 rifles. ( If the animation is not playing, try this link: click here) Wikipedia explains how the system works: The [Read More…]

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Wilson Combat Polymer Pistol

Wilson Combat have developed a new 9mm polymer 1911 pistol. At the moment it is called the “Wilson Combat Polymer Pistol”. Specs: Caliber: 9mm Magazine Capacity: 16 rounds Barrel Length: 4.4″ Overall Length: 7.9″ Sight Radius: 6.2″ Weight [Read More…]

Blog back online

My webhosting company took it offline without telling me – they said I was abusing their server. Finally they have figured out that it was a problem with their reporting software, not me. Anyway it is back online. UPDATE: Slicehost did the right thing by me. They [Read More…]

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.50 BMG Flechette rifle

Daniel spotted a very interesting auction at gunbroker.com. The rifle on sale was a Boys Anti- Tank rifle modified by TRW-SYSTEMS GROUP and rechambered for .50 BMG. It was intended to be used for .50 BMG flechette rounds. Click to expand. The auctioneer claims that it [Read More…]

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Colt La Patria Gold Cup

Click to expand This beautiful .38 Super chambered 1911 pistol from Colt is a special edition honoring Vincente Guerrero, the 2nd president of Mexico. The gun features: Colt factory gold plated barrel bushing and spur hammer and strut. Old style factory roll marks. High [Read More…]

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Rechambering a Kimber Pro Carry pistol

Olav @ Firearms and Training wanted a kimber pistol in 9mm but could not find one he wanted that was California approved. He ended up getting a Kimber Pro Carry HD II .38 Super chambered in 9mm Luger / Parabellum. Read the blog post here.

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More 2 bore rifle photos

Last year I wrote about a massive 2 bore rifle, that was not yet fully complete. Colin Stolzer, of Stolzer & Son’s Gunsmithing, contacted me with some additional information and photos of the completed rifle. Colin build some of the parts of the rifle while he [Read More…]

Blog comment policy

I had adopted, with a few minor changes, the well written comment policy used by Sebastian at Snowflakes in Hell. Basically all I ask is that you do treat others the same as how you would treat them if you were discussing something face-to-face. Comment Policy: I [Read More…]

blog post correction

A few days ago I blogged about the new Scout Sniper Observation Telescope. I said it would use the Horus reticle. According to Allen, a Marine vet and analyst at The Columbia Group, The Marines will be using a standard Gen II Mil-Dot reticle, not the Horus reticle. As [Read More…]

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Steadicam mounted rifle

muck @ MP.net came across this photo of a G3 rifle attached to a Steadicam. While it is very cool looking it is also very impractical. Shooting sticks are a much better idea. If the shooter need to lie down or quickly maneuver he just drops the sticks. The correct use [Read More…]

New gun blogs and gun websites

This list of links has been a long time coming, in no particular order: Negligent Discharge – blogging about second amendment and gun issues. sig556reviews.com – blogging about firearms tech and reviews, focusing on the Sig 556 rifle. 9X19 Dan – [Read More…]

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New Tech-Sight AK peep sight

Tech-Sight who are well known for M16 style peep sight for the Ruger 10/22 will be selling an AK peep sight later this year. It features a “GI” style post and aperture sight picture, return to zero system (presumably after the receiver dust cover is removed) [Read More…]