Archive: April, 2010

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Big Horn Armory Model 89 .500 S&W rifle

Big Horn Armory’s Model 89 is one nice looking lever gun. It is chambered in the .500 S&W cartridge holds 5+1 rounds of ammunition. [ Many thanks to Mike for emailing me the link. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.

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H&K being sued for fraud

We now know why H&K guns are so expensive! It is because mansions, aircraft and yachts are so damned expensive! US Hedge fund investors allege that Heckler & Koch Beteilungs GMBH (not to be confused with its US subsidiary H&K USA) majority owner Andreas [Read More…]

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Homemade Laser Gun

Popping balloons and igniting flash paper with a homemade laser gun … Instructions on how to make your own are here. This would revolutionize varmint hunting. Your rabbit could be cooked before the .22 slug even made impact [Hat Tip: James Downey, who organized [Read More…]

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Water cooled rifle

This bizarre rifle is apparently a Turkish made Winchester 1866 lever action with a extra long barrel, 17 round magazine and a water cooling device. I have never seen this Maxim gun style water cooling on a rifle before! Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's [Read More…]

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New Remington 1911 R1

In November last year rumors started circulating that Remington would introduce a 1911 pistol. The Remington 1911 R1 has finally been officially announced. Back in 1917, at the height of WWI, the U.S. Ordnance Department ordered Remington-UMC1 to produce 500,000 1911 [Read More…]

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Mossberg 702 Plinkster Pistol

Mossberg is also jumping on the semi-auto-rifle-cut-down-to-pistol-size train. This year they will be selling a pistol variant of their .22 702 Plinkster rifle. They also offer their 802 .22 bolt action in a pistol form. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's [Read More…]