Sean forwarded me an email he received from the Customer Service Manager at Magpul. The Magpul Masada design has been licensed to Bushmaster Firearms and they are handling production and distribution. It’s been renamed the ACR and was officially scheduled for release [Read More…]
Archive: June, 2009
Federal / ATK have added new loads to the mid priced Fusion range of ammunition. The new loads for 2009 are: * 62-grain 223 Rem. * 120-grain 260 Rem. * 140-grain 6.5×55 Swedish * 300-grain 45-70 Government * 260-grain 460 S&W * 275-grain 500 S&W
Fat White Man has posted photos of his new Gun Room. What a nice setup! I am very jealous. He even has a gun woodwork area for stock work!
I asked Dave, who blogs at LetsKillDave and is a reader of TFB, to take photos of the internals of his new civilian Steyr AUG A3 rifle and he was kind enough to oblige. 16″ barreled AR-15 vs. 16″ AUG. The bullpup length advantage is obvious. AR-15 bolt vs. [Read More…]
It has been revealed that the US recently shipped 40 tons of small arms and ammunition worth $10 million to supply the Somali government. Reuters reports: The U.S. government has provided about 40 tons of weapons and ammunition to Somalia’s embattled government in [Read More…]
The SurvivalBlog have published a blog post detailing the cost savings of hand loaded vs. factory ammunition based on the ammunition and component prices as of this month. Aside from price, reloading also allows you produce better quality ammunition and tune the load [Read More…]
Savage have published a web page detailing how the Savage Accustock works. It uses a bolted in wedge to push the recoil lug tightly against the aluminum bedding block. Interesting.
Caleb got thinking about bolt action rifles and noted that no bolt guns exist to his knowledge that can feed from STANAG (AR-15 / M16) magazines. everyone seems to be talking about how the world/economy/social order is going to collapse soon (it’s not) I figured the [Read More…]
Ruger have partnered with the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) to produced a special edition Ruger Vaquero single action revolver. The SASS Vaquero is sold as a matched set (two guns) bearing consecutive serial numbers. Ruger SASS Vaquero The new revolver features [Read More…]
Vote for David has written a detailed tutorial on producing great looking photos of a gun bores like the photo below. I highly recommend reading it. Beautiful!
I am often asked by readers how they can get a job in the firearms industry but since I have never worked in the industry I cannot offer any advice. Frederic emailed me a link to a recruitment company called Shooting Search that specializes in the “shooting, [Read More…]
CNBC (via. SaysUncle) reports that it may be, although this analysis does not appeal to be based on hard sales data. Shares of the nation’s major firearms makers fell Monday on analyst concerns that the postelection surge in hand gun sales may be coming to an end. [Read More…]
Wilson Combat are now selling accurized FN Herstal Patrol Bolt Rifles (PBR). Wilson Combat FN Bolt Rifle It features a green Hogue stock, fluted barrel, fully bedded action and trigger work done by Wilson Combat gunsmiths. The PBR action is based on the Winchester Model [Read More…]
GunVault have introduced a new gun lock for Winchester, Remington and Mossberg pump action shotguns called BreechVault. As the name suggests, it locks into the breech. The magazine can still hold ammunition so chambering a round simply requires the lock to be removed [Read More…]
dfwgun @ ARFCOM posted a short tutorial on how to modify a Magpul MOE AR-15 pistol grip so that it will fit on an AK. As you can see in the photo some dremel work is required but it is a pretty straight forward procedure.
Remington’s entry into the Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) competition is the Remington Modular Sniper Rifle (MSR). The first thing you notice when looking at the rifle is the striking stock design. The butt stock is adjustable every-which-way and can fold for easy [Read More…]
The US Military is looking for a system to replace the existing bolt-action SOF Sniper Systems M40, M24 and MK13 which are all based on Remington 700 actions. Marine’s M40A3 Sniper rifle. One of the key requirements for this system that differentiates it from the [Read More…]