Archive: January, 2010

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Arsenal’s Short Barreled Rifles

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. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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The most expensive gun at SHOT

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. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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LMT L129A1 / LMT .308

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. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun [Read More…]

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6x45mm makes a comeback

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…]

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Vltor Bren Ten

The Vltor Bren Ten (formally the Fortis pistol) is a clone of the original 10mm Auto Bren Ten. The main differences are, according to the company, tighter tolerances and better magazines (not compatible with original Bren 10 mags). The pistols will go on sale in May [Read More…]

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SHOT Show

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. Win the new [Read More…]

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AAC at SHOT Show

Advanced Armament Corp does not wait for SHOT to announce new products, so there was nothing on display that we did not already know about. They did have lots of large caliber machine guns fitted with suppressors on display. I will blog about the AAC party as soon as I [Read More…]