Greg Brush, an Alaskan fishing guide, was ambushed with no warning by a charging bear. All he had time to do was pull out his .454 Casull and fire as fast as possible, while falling backwards after tripping on a branch. The Anchorage Daily News reports: He drew a Ruger [Read More…]
Archive: August, 2009
Joe Huffman has had some pretty nifty photos he took of pistols recoiling published in an Italian magazine.
During the past few years India’s Armaments Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) have been developing an interesting Personal Defense Weapon (PDW) called the Modern Submachine Carbine (MSMC). Modern Submachine Carbine The firearm chambers a round [Read More…]
I did not like it. The trailer makes the film out to be about Nazi hunting but the “Bastards” seem less interested in finding Nazis than they are in mutilating any German solider they can find.
ZeroHedge via. WSJ report that investors in the Cerberus hedge fund want out. Cerberus Capital Management has been swamped with redemption requests with the Wall Street Journal reporting that investors are asking to pull out $5.5 billion or 71 percent of assets from its [Read More…]
On Point Firearms have just started selling a great looking over-sized charging handle for the Benelli M1, M2, M3 and M4 shotguns. It is machined from aluminum and simply bolts onto the existing charging handle. Benelli M4 with Extended Charging handle. On Point are [Read More…]
Earlier this month Serbian police discovered a weapons cache hidden inside a buried oil tank. The weapons were found outside a village that was a former stronghold of an ethnic Albanian militia. It is quite impressive how much hardware and ammunition can be packed away [Read More…]
The Daily Mail reports: It promised to stretch reality television to the limit: one man pitting his wits against the Yukon wilderness with just a camera for company. But hopes for an epic three-month contest between man and nature were dashed when adventurer Ed Wardle [Read More…]
There is an interesting article at Human Events about the US Army culture favoring the M4, while the Marines culture being pro-M16A4. Two years ago when I was in Iraq, I noticed there were essentially two different primary infantry weapons (the M16 automatic rifle and [Read More…]
… other than that the bank robber is holding it like a gangster moron? Tam has the answer.
[ I have done my best to ensure there are no spoilers in this blog post, but read forth at your own risk and DON'T read the comments that are below the blog post. All pictures are from the trailers and promotional material, not the movie itself. ] Two readers emailed me [Read More…]
If you were wondering why Remington would recall their entire line of .17 HMR Model 597 rifles just take a look at these photos which show a magazine and cases fired from a .17 HMR Model 597. This type of damage was not uncommon! Cracked Remington 597 magazine Blown out [Read More…]
Weatherby have added two new additions to their line of SA-08 semi-automatic shotguns. The Youth Synthetic is a 20 gauge shotgun with a short 12.5″ length of pull and low weight of 5.75 lbs. It has an MSRP of $449. The Youth model also comes in a wooden stocked [Read More…]
Knight Rifles have recalled the Revolution or Revolution II because of concerns that it could discharge when closing the action. Only the trigger assembly needs to be returned. Knight Rifles has received a small number of reports from the field of Revolution [Read More…]
Introduction by Steve: This is a guest post is written entirely by Y-Man. He has shown incredible ingenuity in a country that severely restricts the firearms and ammunition civilians can purchase. I have previously blogged about Y-Man’s exploits. Imagine that all [Read More…]
The Thai supreme court has denied the United States request to extradite arms dealer Viktor Bout, better known as the Lord of War and the Merchant of Death. The Bangkok Post interviewed the man of whom only a few years ago precious little was known. Emphasis mine. Bout [Read More…]
Benelli, not wanting to miss out, has entered the lucrative black rifle market with Benelli MR1 Carbine, a 5.56mm gas piston operated rifle. Benelli MR1 Carbine The MR1 Carbine is the civilian version of the Beretta Rx4 Storm (which never took off). Benelli, a [Read More…]
Remington have decided to recall and buyback all .17 HMR Model 597. They have also announced they will buyback any Remington .17 HMR that was purchased for use in any semi-auto rifle. If you have a semi-automatic firearm chambered for 17 HMR ammunition, immediately [Read More…]