[ 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 [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 [Read More…]
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…]
LAGE Manufacturing, LLC. will soon be selling a .22 conversion kit that they have developed for the SWD Cobray M-10 and M-11 submachine guns. This design uses your existing upper receiver and cocking knob with a drop-in barrel insert, bolt assembly, magazine adapter and [Read More…]
Saved for future reference. I often make mistake identifying AK clones. Luckily I have y’all to correct me in short order!
Perfect for muzzle loader hunting season and living out your South Seas whaling fantasy Just $22,000 (shipping from Norway not included in price). More about it at Snowflakes in Hell.
Truvelo, a South African company is best known internationally for manufacturing traffic lights, also makes firearms – notably the infamous NEOSTEAD Bullpup shotgun and the Raptor rifle. I was very pleased to see that the Raptor has been given a makeover. The [Read More…]
Earlier this year Soroka, a New Zealand firm, unveiled their Soroka 07 rifle action. It based on the famous falling block Gibbs Farquharson action. Internally it differs from other rifles that make use of the Farquharson action by its use of a in-line striker driven by [Read More…]