[ I am pleased to present this guest post written by David Gomez (aka. redmanlaw). The photo was by his 7th grade son Joaquin. ] The term “Black Rifle” has become synonymous with the AR-15. My Black Rifle is a 1942 Remington M1903A3. The rifle came into the family [Read More…]
Archive: October, 2009
The British troops are also calling for a switch to something better than the 5.56x45mm NATO. The Telegraph reports … A survey of more than 50 servicemen who have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan concluded that the 5.56mm calibre rounds used by British soldiers [Read More…]
Are any of you at Interpolitex 2009 (Moscow, 27-30 October) now, or attending Defense & Security 2009 (Bangkok, 4-7 November)? If you are I am always on the lookout for news and photos of any new/interesting firearms. Thanks.
I had heard no news about the Army search for a “subcompact”1 for quite a long time and thought that the idea had been dropped. Apparently this is not so. The Military Times reports: Despite initial industry suspicion that the Army would let the effort die a [Read More…]
Also coming from Weatherby in 2010 is the new PA-459 pump-action shotgun. The first thing that struck me when I saw the above photo was how “Benelli” it looked. It looks like a Benelli Nova with a Benelli M4 style fixed stock. I really like the Benelli-style [Read More…]
Weatherby’s 2010 product line-up includes the new tactical-style Mark V Threat Response Rifle (TRR). In terms of bolt-action rifles, the term “tactical” can mean it is either designed for close up urban police work or for long range military sniping. [Read More…]
Caleb answers questions here. It is discussed on his podcast. The incident is becoming something of a meme in the gun blogosphere.
[ I am pleased to present this guest post written by Bill Rushmore. Bill blogs over at The Quarterdeck Log] When you think of a single shot inexpensive shotgun geared towards the beginner chances are that Beretta is not a manufacture that comes to mind. But at one time [Read More…]
[ I am pleased to present this guest post written by Wayne Watson. Wayne blogs at Oswald Bastable's Ranting and New Zealand Back Country ] A volunteer in the U.S. Army at the begining of the War in Mexico, another tall hero emerges from the Legendary Texas Rangers, [Read More…]
How frick’n awesome is this … I have never seen a side magazine mounted .50 BMG upper for the AR-15 platform. Tactlite have outdone themselves! The T-2 will also be available chamabered in .338 Laupa and .416 Barrett. The price starts at $2,198 and preorders [Read More…]
[ I am pleased to present the first post in the series of guest posts that will run for the next couple of weeks. This post was written by Aaron Spuler. ] I’d been looking at the local gun shops over the past few months, but they only have so much selection. The Saxet [Read More…]
[ Errr ... that was a quick break! ] Gun Holsters and Gear has info on the Fourth Generation Glock. We all thought that the RTF2 Glock that come out this year was the 4th gen glock. UPDATE: Gun Holsters and Gear takes a look at probable features of the next gen glock.
Hi ladies and gentlemen. You probably noticed the flurry of blog posts over the past few days – I have been trying to get most of my backlog published before my break from writing. I will resume writing on 11 November (Next month). Don’t worry, the blog will [Read More…]
Ethan Dublin, a very innovative 18 year old college freshmen, has developed an interesting charging system for AK-type rifles. The Ratchet Charging System comes with a replacement gas tube and a sleeve that bolts onto the end of the gas piston. The design offers quite a [Read More…]