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Archive: July, 2009
S&W have made a special run of S&W 642 and 442 revolvers with ported barrels. These must make one heck of a bang when the trigger is pulled! Both are chambered in .38 Special. Model 642 Model 442
Brownells are now selling their own branded M4 style barrel. The AR-15/M16/M4 Carbine Barrel (#080-000-681) is made of 4140 chrome moly steel, hardened to Rc 26-33 and stress relieved. It’s 16″ long with a 1 in 7 twist and ½”-28 threads for a flash [Read More…]
Some Sig P238 sub compact pistols have a defective safety that will, if the trigger was pulled when engaged, fire a round when the safety is then disengaged. Now that would scare the crap out of me! SIG SAUER, Inc. has initiated a Mandatory Safety Upgrade pertaining to [Read More…]
Beretta and Ruger have both announced a huge increase over last years’ sales. Beretta says: Beretta U.S.A. Corp. announces outstanding June results. “We are extremely pleased by our commercial pistol market sales”, said Gary Ramey, Vice President of [Read More…]
Wilson Combat have added a complete .22 Long Rifle AR-15 upper receiver to their AR-15 product line. It is in the M4 style with a quad rail, 16″ barrel, front flip up sight and a A2-style flash hider. The price will be $995. When they release more information I [Read More…]
It is no secret than Vltor Weapon Systems have been working on the Fortis Pistol, a clone of the infamous Bren Ten. They have just announced that they have acquired the right to use the Bren Ten name and the Fortis Pistol will be released as the Bren Ten. We have to [Read More…]
Last month in the Russian town of Tarusa, IDPA shooters held a public demonstration of their sport and allowed the local to give it a go. I must admit I was shocked to see that the demonstration was done out in the open, from an elevated position, with people, vehicles [Read More…]
Browning BAR ShortTrac is now available chambered in the very popular 7mm-08 and the .325 Winchester Short Magnum. BAR ShortTrac Stalker The .325 WSM is an 8mm round that was introduced about four years ago.
David E. Petzal has tested and written a brief review about the new TC Venture. The new sub-$500 budget bolt-action rifle not only meets but exceeds its 1 MOA guarantee. Just look at these groups David was getting with a variety of loads: Federal 168-grain [Read More…]
The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that Taurus USA is looking relocate the company in order to expand their domestic production. Currently most of their guns are imported from their Brazilian parent company Forjas Taurus. The reason: Police departments and other [Read More…]
JMB’s Utah 6,912 square foot home is currently on the market for $374,900. The NY Times reports: COMMON SPACES: Most of the house is original, including a banister stretching from the entry to the attic, beveled windows, hardwood floors and fireplaces. There are [Read More…]
I won’t be blogging tomorrow, so you can skip TFB on Thursday without missing anything.
San Diego Reader has published a very well written article about open carry in California, which is legal as long as the gun is unloaded. The author, Rosa Jurjevics, who had never fired a gun let alone carried openly, met up with a few open carry enthusiast at a [Read More…]
Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC) have developed a new ultra high-end suppressor called the Ti-RANT. It weights about 1 oz less than their Evolution 9mm suppressor while offering greater sound reduction. This is achieved by using titanium and titanium alloys, hence [Read More…]