Archive: June, 2010

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Now THIS is skeet shooting

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

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Snipers Choice Bipod II

Earlier this year I wrote about the nifty new Zel-Custom bipod that could swivel right around the barrel axis. The bipod’s creator, David Kohnow, has developed a new bipod with a half-trunnion design that saves weight and allows it to be used on a variety of [Read More…]

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AK Guitar

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

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Mil-Dot Range Finder for iPhone

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…]

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Boberg Arms subcompact XR-9S

Oleg Volk made this video of the Boberg Arms XR-9S pistol. The gun shoots as good as it looks! Arne Boberg designed this “bullpup” pistol (see bobergarms.com for technical details) to provide a long barrel in a short gun. The barrel length is the same as in [Read More…]

McDonald Won

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know about the McDonald victory. I would be remiss not to mention it on the blog because although it is political in nature, the decision will have significant impact on the future of gun culture and the gun industry. I [Read More…]

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Reloading Pinfire ammunition

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…]