Archive: September, 2009

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Chiappa Rhino Revolver

Italian firearms manufacturer Armi Chiappa have developed a very cool looking .357 Magnum snubnosed revolver called the Chiappa Rhino Revolver. Its angular design and the fact that it fires from the bottom chamber, unlike most other revolvers, gives it an appearance [Read More…]

Update on the Izhmash Bankruptcy

Spiegel Online reports: And now it appears that the financial difficulties facing the weapons manufacturer have reached crisis point: its very existence is threatened. A businessman in Izhevsk has filed a motion to declare Izhmash Arms bankrupt because of outstanding [Read More…]

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Chiappa 1911-22 pistol

The Chiappa 1911-22 is a .22 pistol patterned after the M1911. The action is not that of a 1911, but a fixed-barrel recoil system and is manufactured from steel and “Chiappalloy” (presumably a pot metal). The market for this pistol, and its not-yet-on-sale [Read More…]

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Radom AKS, Tantal and Beryl Rifles.

Polish fireamr manufacturer Fabryka Broni Radom (FB Radom) unveiled for the first time at DSEi their new range of civilian rifles. The Aktyn Radom Sport family consists of three rifles which are semi-automatic versions of thier military counterparts: AKS assault rifle [Read More…]

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Shotgun Birthday Cake

Jennifer’s father is an avid rifle, shotgun and bow hunter so she made this appropriately themed cake for his 60th birthday. Num num. Happy Birthday Jen’s dad! Many thanks to Rolf for sending me the photo.

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M45 Close Quarters Combat Pistol

The legendary Daniel Watters has unearthed compelling evidence that the Marine MEU(SOC) M1911 pistol has now been given the official designation “M45 Close Quarters Combat Pistol”. Two documents 1, recently posted on Navy.mil, provide information about the [Read More…]