Archive: August, 2009

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World’s biggest revolver

Many of you have probably seen this revolver before, but I had not. The gigantic wheel gun measures four feet in length! It was build by Ryszard Tobys and was modeled after the Remington Model 1859 revolver. It is 28mm in caliber (1.1″)! Thanks to Sven for the [Read More…]

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Cerberus are in big trouble!

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…]

Army M4 vs. Marine M16A4

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…]

US loses bid to extradite Lord of War

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…]

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XCR Pistol

The latest addition to the XCR Weapons System is a pistol variant. The pistol is based on the XCR Personal Defense Weapon and comes in Mini (9″ barrel) and Micro (7.5″ barre, pictured abovel) versions. Calibers offered are 5.56mm, 6.8 SPC and 7.62x39mm. The [Read More…]

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THOR XM .408 and .50 BMG Nemesis

THOR Global Defense Group have teamed up with EDM Arms to develop the THOR XM-Series, a take-down rifle chambered in the .408 Chey-Tac cartridge and based on the EDM Windrunner action. The .408 Cheyenne Tactical is a long range sniping cartridge that in terms of [Read More…]

Bloggers get the blame

No gun bloggers that I know were spreading rumors about Daniel Defense, and I read a lot of gun blogs, so I am annoyed that we get the blame. UPDATE: Soon after posting this I received Jim Shepard’s newsletter with an apology for his misuse of words. Having heard [Read More…]