Archive: February, 2010

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Savage Model 110 BA in .338 Lapua

A lot of people have been drooling over the new .338 Lapua Savage rifle because it packs a lot of features into a rifle with an MSRP of just $2,267. American Rifleman has published a review of the 110 BA which can be read on their website … Although the Model 110 [Read More…]

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Savage Model 10 Predator Hunter Max 1

The Savage Model 10 Predator Hunter is now available in the Max 1 Camo finish. It is also the first Predator Hunter to be fitted with the AccuStock. It is available in .22-250 Rem, 204 Ruger, .223 Rem, .243 Win. MSRP is $864.

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Taurus 24/7 G2

Taurus has merged their best features from the 800, 24/7 and OSS lines into the new Taurus G2 24/7 pistol. The polymer framed double action autoloader will be available in .45 ACP, .40 S&W and 9mm (judging by Taurus’s 2010 catalog, we may not see the 9mm [Read More…]

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Savage Model 11 Long Range Hunter

The new Savage Long Range Hunter is a very compelling rifle. As the name suggests, it is designed for long range hunting where accuracy is paramount. It is packed full of features including the AccuStock, an adjustable muzzle brake and an adjustable comb. I believe this [Read More…]

Wired Reviews Body Armour

Wired Magazine tested three different level IIIA ballistic vests1 at the Oregon Ballistics Lab. Nice to see that a cheap $344 vest works as well as a $4490 vest On a side note, that testing gun is an interesting device. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ] I [Read More…]

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Barrett M82 Snipers

These photos of Marine snipers were taken earlier this month during Operation Moshtarak (Helmand province, Afghanistan). Kit Up has published a post discussing the photos.

More on the Cav Arms Situation

From The Arizona Republic, via. SayUncle … Cavalry Arms Corp. says on its Web site that it has been “engaged in an ongoing dispute” with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or ATF, for two years over “regulatory and [Read More…]

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Gun Photos

I just discovered Guy Sagi’s Flickr account. He has a lot of beautiful gun photos. Guy is the Editor in Chief of the NRA’s Shooting Illustrated and blogs at Fear And Loading.

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GunsAmerica Magazine

GunsAmerica has just launched an online gun magazine. I contributed an article entitled SHOT Show 2010 Insider’s Look. In the article I discuss a variety of new guns, including the .416 Barrett Model 82A1, American Tactical Imports AT-94 (9mm MP5 clone) and FN [Read More…]

News Updates

Sabre published this press release in response to the BATFE raid … NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 17, 2010 – Sabre Defence Industries LLC, an established manufacturer of firearms and weapon systems to the United States military, state and local law enforcement, and [Read More…]

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Tacti-Awesome .22 Pistol

A few months ago I blogged about the Zimmerman Arms new rifles. I said that they looked like “the best tactical Ruger 10/22-style rifle available”. Checkout their new pretty damn awesome tactical pistol They have not yet announced pricing.

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Desert Eagle has been updated

Magnum Research has updated the infamous Desert Eagle pistol. The new version features … Long picatinny rail Slimmer profile slide Improved gas system More ergonomic safety levers. The new version will be sold alongside the current model. Magnum has not yet [Read More…]

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Anvil Arms gone out of business

Its appears that Anvil Arms went out of business in November last year. Their website is still online but no products are listed. From Weapons Cache Forum … NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Fl St. s. 679.610 et seq., MILTON DISSER, LLC, as secured creditor, [Read More…]

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ATF raid Sabre Defence

AR-15 manufacturer Sabre Defence Industries has been raided by the BATFE. The Nashville Post reports … Federal law enforcement agents, led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, descended on Nashville’s Sabre Defence Industries this [Read More…]

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Savage Muzzleloader KABOOM

UPDATE: There is more to this story than meet the eye. There have been a lot of recently publicized KBs. I was emailed these photos of a Savage Model 10ML II “Smokeless” Muzzleloader. The accident happened last October. The Model 10ML II is designed so that [Read More…]