Archive: October, 2009

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[Guest Post] Tom’s Black Rifle

[ 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…]

Back for today

I just want to post a few interesting things so y’all stay informed about the latest news … The funny thing about blogging is that when I am doing it day in and day out, I long for a break. Once on a break I long to open up my blogging software and crack out [Read More…]

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Whaling harpoon for sale!

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.

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Firing the infamous NTW 20mm

This video shows Groot Mamba, a reader of the blog, rapidly firing the NTW 20mm rifle. Groot is firing the 20X82mm round, which is, in a sense, a “20mm Short” round. When firing a projectile that can carry a high explosive warhead, kinetic energy is not [Read More…]

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Portuguese Police Glock Safety Saga

A few years ago, in a classic case of government bureaucracy covering their ass, the Portuguese Police decided that one requirement of their future pistol is that it must have a manual external safety. They, of course, then choose the one gun which is the epitome of [Read More…]

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AR-15 and AK Dust test

The Cav Arms guys did an extreme dust test on an AR-15. Turns out AR-15 cannot handle being buried in sand and then run over by a Jeep … who knew? Apart from the “Jeep test”, it did really well. They also tested an AK derivative, a 5.56mm SAR-3, which [Read More…]

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Depth charge 40mm ammunition

This interesting grenade, manufactured by Bulgarian firm ARCUS Co., is designed to combat frogmen. The AR476 is fired from standard 40mm launchers at the area where combat divers are suspected to be underwater. When the projectile hits the water, a time deployed fuse is [Read More…]