Kahr Arms has partnered with LAN World to introduce Auto Ordnance’s Thompson style rifles to California. To make them CA legal a Bullet Button device will be fitted by LAN World and they will only be supplied with 10 round magazines. The Bullet Button prevents the [Read More…]
Archive: June, 2010
Next year H&K will be introducing a new translucent polymer AR-15 magazine to the market. UPDATE: Original link and photos removed. They took photos by REMOV and removed his copyright notice. Thanks to REMOV for sending me the originals and allowing me to blog them. [Read More…]
From the Advanced Armament Blog … Here’s our intrepid Mr. Hollister, apparently ready to defend his right to wear a skirt kilt to work
It finally make sense why those crazy US Army tankers invented the M1028 canister round [ Many thanks to the reader, whose name I have forgotten, who posted this in the blog comments. ]
Solider System saw a demonstration of Federal’s new line of pistol ammunition … The ammo is available in 9mm, .40, .45, and .357 SIG, however the SIG round is too fast, and as a result doesn’t fully open during penetration.
Both the Ruger LCR and LCR 357 pack quite a punch. Sadly physics does allow weight to be decreased without felt recoil increasing. Michael Bane makes the sensible recommendation that recoil sensitive shooters should buy the LCR 357 instead of the standard LCR because it [Read More…]
The Bushmaster Enhanced ACR is better known as The-ACR-As-Magpul-Intended-It-To-Be. [ Many thanks to Joe for emailing me the link. ]
I have blogged about AK-47 guitars before, but this is the first one that is actually made from a real AK. [ Many thanks to Miguel for emailing me the link. ]
Andre, of Tactical-Life.com, visited the Kel-Tec factory to try out the Kel-Tec PMR-30 .22 Magnum pistol and sub-machine gun. I visited Kel-Tec CNC Industries in Cocoa, Florida to shoot their newest pistol, the PMR-30 and to demo their full-auto tactical variant. The [Read More…]
Wes decided to shoot and burn his old iPhone. For the record, I would prefer you gave me your old iPhone rather than burning it
From their website … Mil-Dot Rangefinder for the iPhone takes the math out of ranging targets using a mil-dot scope. Real-time calculations provide instant range measurements in both yards and meters. The simple interface allows for one handed operation and [Read More…]
Lightweight Small Arms Technologies (LSAT) light machine gun (LMG) and rifle project is coming along nicely. Tony Williams, sent me photos and project’s latest news. The LMG now weighs 9.21 lbs in plastic-cased-telescoped (CT) and 9.9 lbs in caseless (CL), [Read More…]
At the Eurosatory 2010 defense expo Sagem (part of SAFRAN) were showing off their new FÉLIN optics fitted on the FN SCAR and HK416. This is the first photo I have seen showing FÉLIN optics on a rifle other than the FAMAS. The French FÉLIN program is roughly [Read More…]
I have always been fascinated with the pinfire cartridge design. The concept of having a separate firing pin in each cartridge may have made sense at the time, but seems ludicrous in hindsight. I was surprised to learn than a French firm, H&R, manufacture pinfire [Read More…]
Manzano Valley Outdoors has just published a set of very interesting articles written by Bob Shell. Topics include “Shot Loads for Rifled Firearms”, “Making Blank Ammunition” and “Shooting the Broomhandle”.