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Archive: December, 2009
Thanks to all of you who become a fan of The Firearm Blog. In four days we went from zero to 1000+ 1100+ fans! Your support means a lot to me. Please continue telling your friends about the blog.
To all my readers and fellow bloggers and writers, I wish you a very merry Christmas and New Year. This year has been a real blast and I could not have done it without you! I will be taking a break from blogging for a few days and will resume blogging on 2 January.
Sorry to be such a social media freak, but I urge you to become a fan of The Firearm Blog’s Facebook page. Once you are a fan please click the “Share” button on The Firearm Blog page to let your Facebook friends know about the blog (it is below the [Read More…]
Since the last time I wrote about the Australian International Arms M-10 Lee Enfield clone the company has expanded their product line, secured a EU importer (Polish firm LD Diana) and may be exporting to the US in the near future. I was very surprised to learn that [Read More…]
The controversial Kimber SIS Custom .45 1911 line of pistols will be discontinued in the New Year. From Kimber1911pistols.com … Note: the SIS family is discontinued as of January 1, 2010. Kimber will ship outstanding orders but they will not take orders on the SIS [Read More…]
At SHOT ’08 Ruger unveiled the Ruger LCP pistol and in ’09 we saw the new Tactical Mini-14. So what is in store for us this year? Michael Bane has already gotten his hands on a new Ruger single action … We took the new Ruger to the range today, and it [Read More…]
Tam on rifles we may (or may not) see at SHOT. The Locavore Hunter on cartridges we may (or may not) see at SHOT.
CZ-USA posted photos on Twitter of two CZ 75 P-07 prototypes. The P-07 is the new polymer version of the CZ 75. It introduced earlier this year.
AR-15 aficionados will be pleased to learn that the Knights Armament’s SR-15 E3 rifle’s uppers and lowers are now avalible for purchase separately. The lower features a 4.5 lbs two stage match trigger and ambidextrous fire selector, bolt release and magazine [Read More…]
Sound off in the comments. [ Thanks to David for the suggestion for this post ]
The T48 was the designation of the FN FAL entered into the competition to replace the M1 Garand. The T44 (later called the M14) won the competition but the Marines appear to have kept their quote of T48 rifles. These have been meticulously photographed by an Australian [Read More…]
This video shows the internals of the H&K HK416. One nifty feature is that the handguard screws were designed so that they could be unscrewed using the bolt lugs. The video is well worth watching. Video was made by GunWebsites. The civilian HK416 is expected to [Read More…]
I had not heard of the FR-F2 FR-G2 before. It looks like quite a nice bolt-action sniper rifle. More info, and a larger photo, over at GunPundit. UPDATE: Thanks to Aurélien for the correction on the rifle name.
Kahr are now selling their sub-compact PM9 and the PM40 pistols with a Crimson Trace Laserguard (model LG-437) installed at the factory. Both the PM9093L and PM4043L have a retail price of $991. [Hat Tip: Shooting Illustrated]
I am very excited to announce that I changed my mind and will be attending SHOT Show after all! At the beginning of this year I brought y’all great coverage of the show, despite not being there, and I hope to do an ever better job next month.
Magnum Research is manufacturing a 1911 which will go on sale next year! Two sized model will be on offer. Magnum Research has entered the 1911 segment of the handgun market with its first two offerings, a full-size (5.055” barrel) and semi-compact (4.33” barrel) [Read More…]