Over at AR15.com Jarrod McDevitt, a Bushmaster employee, has answered commonly asked questions about the ACR rifle. What I did not realize is that the production version of the ACR does not use AR-15 barrels or triggers! Let me remind you all this forum is for product [Read More…]
Archive: January, 2010
Unbeknown to me, China has been developing a line of underwater guns. Their designs are based on Russia’s underwater guns but are chambered in a new cartridge that appears to use 5.8x42mm (Chinese DBP87) brass. The Chinese version of the Russian SPP-1 three [Read More…]
Sadly Charles Daly / KBI are no longer trading … To all our friends, fans, supporters and consumers of Charles Daly and by extension, KBI products, I regret to inform you that the rumors of our demise are true. KBI is going out of business and closing its doors, [Read More…]
Black Dog Machine’s .22 50 round magazine was launched late last year. It works with a variety of .22 Long Rifle AR-15 conversion kits and AR-style .22 rifles (Atchisson/Ciener style drop in conversion kits, Kel-Tec, Sig 522, Tactical Solutions uppers, Model 1 [Read More…]
For less-lethal hunting? I am confused as you are. The most likely explanation is that it is simply another color designed to appeal to hunters. I would still make a stylish sidearm for hunters on less-lethal lion hunts in Africa ( in Southern Africa some private game [Read More…]
The entire KRISS line is going to be available in .40 S&W later this year. Additionally, lower receivers will be sold so that a .45 model can be converted to .40 S&W. Like the .45 version, it also uses Glock magazines. The photo below of the prototype .40 [Read More…]
DS Arms, not wanting be to outdone by their AR-making counterparts, will be selling a Short Barred Rifle (SRB) and pistol version of the FN FAL. They feature a barrel about 8″ long (+/- one inch, I forget the exact length). The pistol is essentially the SBR with [Read More…]
I am impressed with the answers to yesterdays guess-the-gun. I thought I had made it to hard but many of you got very close. Both sadlerbw and Advocate were right on with their answers. With no further ado …
To the concerned reader who took the time to email me and tell me I am lazy: no I am not, just tired. I have HORDES of fascinating gun stuff to blog and will start again tomorrow. Until then, lets see if anyone can correctly guess what each of these guns are … You [Read More…]
The KRISS Systems’ KRISS Vector is now available in a pistol configuration. This allows civilians to purchase a short barreled configuration where previously they were limited to the 16″ carbines. The military and law enforcement the select-fire pistol [Read More…]
These SBRs were popular with SHOT attendees, especially the AKS-74U style rifle (top). They also had commemorative AK-47s built to celebrate Gen. Kalashnikov’s 90th birthday.
It is sold as part of a four gun match set. The set sells for $420,000! It is made by Italian firm Perazzi. I am pretty sure this was the most expensive production consumer gun at SHOT Show.
It was announced earlier this year that Lewis Machine & Tool’s 7.62mm AR-10 style rifle was selected by the British Army as their new marksmen weapon. They had the L129A1 on display at SHOT.
The 6x45mm SAW was an experimental round developed by the US Army in the 1970s. Black Hills ammunition will be selling 6x45mm ammunition next month. Why is it being resurrected? It can be used in an AR-15 with no other changes than a new barrel and the round gives [Read More…]
At the request of a friend, this is what SHOT ’10 looks like. These photos are from the official SHOT Show flickr photostream … The place is packed with humanity. Many, I hope, are like me and are lost. The convention center is a maze.
If you did, please send them through to me!
The Remington GPC was on display for the first time ever today. It makes use of a propriety gas system that is not based on the Bushmaster piston or the piston system of any other company (the company has been careful to avoid using patented technology). The GPC will be [Read More…]
Auto-Ordnance / Khar had a beautiful gold plated and engraved Thompson gun on display at SHOT.