German firm HERA Arms make a glock carbine kit called the GCC (Glock Carbine Conversion). REMOV told me the kit costs only 250 EUR and are available in various European states without any restrictions. The SD model is a suppressor compatible version of the kit . Click [Read More…]
Archive: March, 2009
These photos are of a gold plated Cobray M11/9 (9mm) machine gun that is being auctioned at GunBroker. The suppressor is fake and bidding starts at $4,799. Click to expand the photos.
The GSh-18 Pistol can fire a very hot (similar to 9mm +P+) 9mm Luger round loaded with an AP bullet called the 9mm PBP. It has the capability to punch holes through 8mm of steel or a Class III bulletproof vest at 20 meters. This video (from RIAN) shows off its [Read More…]
No posts till I get back.
Trijicon have partnered with FLIR Systems, night vision expects, to develop a very compact thermal imager for ACOG scopes. The ATWS or Advanced Thermal Weapon Sight uses a 640×480 pixel uncooled camera. While it is compact it is not light, weighing in at 1.5 lbs.
This video shows a guy shooting a steel spinner target up close. He is hit by a ricocheted .223 bullet hitting him in the arm. … he then goes on to show off the stitching kits he stole form the hospital / clinic that sewed his arm up. Many thanks to Jay for [Read More…]
Sport-Systeme Dittrich, who manufacturer semi-automatic reproductions of German WWII weapons, have produced three alternative history versions of the famous Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) assault rifle. These rifles explore how the StG44 may have developed if Germany had won [Read More…]
$10,500 will buy this gold inlaid 9mm Glock 19. Engraved by Glock’s (Austria) master engraver. Click to expand photos. Hat Tip: Say Uncle
I wish I had though of this. Gungrips.net (website currently offline) offer personalized gun grips that can be ordered online. They can turn any sketch into a laser engraved design. Ed’s initials can been seen at the bottom. Ed Friedman has reviewed the service.
I saw this over at Snowflakes in Hell. An armor piercing incendiary .50 BMG round is fired from an Armalite AR-50 rifle at 18 hard drives. The round passes through 16 and it embedded in the 17th.
At the end of the month Benelli will be unveiling their much hyped Vinci shotgun, which they hail as a revolution in shotgun design. A commenter on my last post about the firearm said he knew that it in fact uses the KRISS MVS operating mechanism. The KRISS MVS, which [Read More…]
Not well (nothing serious). Will be back blogging tomorrow.
Tam shared her wisdom on the topic of not giving away your position. In short she says that unless you plan on ambushing a military opponent you don’t need to worry about the bad guy seeing your night sights. She makes a good point, although when hunting this is a [Read More…]
Sig Sauer have in the past shipped two magazines with their pistols. They announced today that they would only be shipping one magazine because of unprecedented demand. From the press release: This change in configuration is a result of the critical shortage of [Read More…]
Caleb just posted on his blog that the Boberg XR-9 is going to launch this year. The pistol features a unique design in which the magazine sits beneath the chamber instead of behind it. This allows a longer barrel, thereby generating more muzzle energy than a shorter [Read More…]
James explains what the antiquated term means and the history behind it.
AmmoEngine.com is a very useful website that indexes ammo prices from a variety of online retailers allowing you to easily compare prices and find good deals. Listing .380 ACP
The infamous fake news / satire website The Onion have made a video entitled “Manufacturer Recalls Hollow Point Bullets That Fail To Explode Inside Targets”. It is pretty funny, even though it is making fun of us and that they do not know the difference [Read More…]
DoubleStar has issued a press release announcing their “first-ever handgun”. From the press release (emphasis mine): Accuracy, reliability and American pride. They are qualities DoubleStar builds into each of its many AR-15 offerings. Now, the Kentucky-based [Read More…]
It looks like the ban has been lifted. Brass casing sold for domestic use will not require mutilation. Georgia Arms have updated their website: Dear Loyal Customers, Thanks to your voice, DOD has rescinded the order to mutilate all spent cases as of 4:30 pm on 3/17/09. [Read More…]
Blaser, in partner ship with Norma, will be introducing a new line of magnum cartridges later this year. They are not giving out any detailed information until May, but they have said these are completely new cartridges, not based on any previous designs. 7mm Blaser [Read More…]
These photos are apparently of a Palestinian using some sort of homemade grenade launcher. It looks like it could be a 40mm grenade in the barrel, or maybe some type of 40mm less/non-lethal grenade like round, such as tear gas. It appears to work by striking the firing [Read More…]
The Defense Logistics Agency, the DOD logistics support agency, has decreed that all fired brass sold off by US Military will need to be mutilated (ie. turned in scrap brass). thanegrooms @ ar15.com has been keeping a forum thread updated with news about this [Read More…]
These photos are of a Springfield XD .45 was blown up after a squib load (a low powered load that does not have enough energy to push the bullet out the muzzle) blocked the barrel and another full power loaded round was fired. The pressure generated blew off the top of [Read More…]
Actually its a pink sleeve covering a Advanced Armament Corporation suppressor on a .22 converted AR-15. Hat Tip: Andy @ The Official AAC blog.
Traction Control has photos of an H&R Handi Rifle chambered in .45-70 Government. I think it would be too much cartridge in too small a gun for me to handle! More photos here.
The Archangel Pistol Deluxe is a stock and rail system for the .22 Ruger Charger pistol (The Charger is the version of the Ruger 10/22 rifle). Picture it with a 50 round drum magazine It is guaranteed to scare 100% of the hippies you may encounter It features: – [Read More…]
TALO are producing a limited edition Ruger 10/22 featuring a absolutely beautiful french walnut stock. I have emailed my contact at TALO asking what the MSRP. I will update the page when he replies. UPDATE: The MSRP is $419