Archive: August, 2010

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Sig P226 & P229 Enhanced Elite

Sig have introduced the new Enhanced Elite line of P226 and P229 pistols. The “Enhanced Elite” models take the same features common to all Elite series pistols and combine them with the ergonomic one piece reduced reach grips used in our E2 pistols. Available in [Read More…]

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NRA-LEAD Remington 870 shotgun

Remington has teamed up with the NRA’s Law Enforcement Activities Division (LEAD) to produce a special edition of the Remington 870 Police to commemorate the 50 years of NRA-LEAD’s service to Law Enforcement. For every one sold, a donation will be made to the [Read More…]

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Ruger SR556 Review

Vuurwapen Blog reviews the Ruger SR556. Part 1. Part 2. The video review is below … I have used one and I liked it. A common complaint is that is heavy, which it is, but this is not necessarily a bad thing and comes down to personal preference. [ Many thanks to [Read More…]

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Rock River Arms PDS Pistol

The new RRA PDS Pistol is the first firearm from RRA to utilized their new PDS pistol system. It features a full length picatinny rail, two position gas regulator and non-reciprocating foldable ambidextrous charging handles. The PDS system must have a return spring [Read More…]

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Ruger SR-556/6.8

Ruger AR-15, the SR-556, is now available chambered in 6.8mm SPC. The SR-556/6.8 has .850 heavy contour barrel with a 1:10 twist. It comes packaged with a 5 round and a 25 round magazine. The MSRP is $1995.00.

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Turkish Delights and .50 BMG

Last night I was Googling around for Turkish Delight recipes. Not only did I find a good recipe but I also discovered that .50 BMG brass makes for a nifty wax seal. From Marcus Ranum’s Turkish Delight recipe (NSFW) … This little box of turkish delight was [Read More…]

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Baikal MP-161K Carbine

I don’t think the Baikal MP-161K is a new gun but I don’t recall seeing it before. This semi-automatic Russian rifle comes chambered in .22 LR, .22 WMR and .17 HMR. It has windage adjustable open sights and a weaver rail for optics. I really like the stock [Read More…]

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IWI Jericho B pistol

Along with the UZI and Galil, IWI has also given the Jericho pistol a new look. The Jericho B pistol has a new polymer frame design with a Walther-esque grip and a slightly different safety. I cannot figure out what is going on with that slide. It appears to be made in [Read More…]

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Galil Ace Rifle

Israel Weapon industries (IWI) has introduced a new line of Galil rifles and carbines. The Ace rifle comes in three flavors. The 2x series (21,22 and 23 – the model number differentiate between barrel lengths) are chambered in 5.56mm NATO, the 3x (31 and 32) [Read More…]

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The search for a H&K G3 clone

Steve Adelmann of Shooting Illustrated discusses his quest to find a decent H&K G3 clone … Though the heavily seasoned G3A3 I carried wasn’t accurized, a few simple modifications reconfigured it well enough for mountain fighting without sacrificing [Read More…]

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Taurus Revolvers Laser Sight

LaserLyte is now selling a side mounted laser sight for Taurus revolvers. With Taurus selling the .410 shotshell chambered Judge revolvers by the truckload, this laser sight is going to be popular. LaserLyte Side Mount Laser Specifications: Product Number: CK-TA [Read More…]

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Tacti-cool M6

William gave his M6 survival .22 / .410 rifle / shotgun a tactical makeover. The original M6 was a military weapon so the above gun is really just taking it back to its roots

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SKS Slam Fire Demo (and a fix)

The SKS rifle has a free floating firing pin. What this means is that there is nothing holding back the firing pin and preventing it moving forward and making contact with the chambered round’s primer. This becomes a problem when the firing pin channel gets gummed [Read More…]

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LaRue VFZ mounts

LaRue Tactical’s new VFZ are interesting. Instead out clamping horizontally they clamp vertically. From LaRue … VFZ is a new theory in the concept of clamping accessories to MIL-STD-1913 rails. Instead of using a horizontal cross-bolt, the VFZ uses a [Read More…]

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A Woman, A Gun and a Noodle Shop

Director Zhang Yimou is remaking the Coen brothers 1984 crime film Blood Simple. The trailer shows from interesting antique chinese guns including this three barrel derringer … I am looking forward to seeing the movie. It looks great. The trailer is embedded below [Read More…]