Sorry Ladies and Gentleman, I need to take a week off from blogging (until 8 October). When working 16-hour days, either eating or sleeping must be forgone in order make time to blog. I happen to need both! If any new guns are launched I will blog about them, so check [Read More…]
Archive: September, 2010
FN Herstal (Belgium) has laid off fifty workers with more layoffs rumored. RTBF.be reports (translated using Google) … After the announcement of a fifty departures among contractors, staff representatives believe that a hundred or divestitures are now scheduled, a [Read More…]
Last year I blogged about the 1st generation RCS forward charging handle for the AK. The latest model not only looks much nicer, but is also non-reciprocating. This looks like the next must have accessory for the AK. It is compatible with AK-47 and AK-74 clones. Read [Read More…]
I was skeptical when I first saw this product, but the concept has grown on me. The kit ships with a DPMS AR-15 grip. More info at LiteGrip15.com.
Army Times has an update on the next-generation carbine competition. I still think it is all a farce. The fact that the M4 Carbine is not even competing, only confirms my suspicion. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. ]
This is, for lack of a better word, cute … More photos at Trail Boss TV.
I posted a comment the blog of Guy Sagi, a veteran gun photographer and Editor-in-Chief of Shooting Illustrated, asking him how he took these fantastic gun photos using very nifty colored lighting. Guy was kind enough to respond with a comment and then later a [Read More…]
Mike emailed me photos of the latest addition to his collection … It’s a Kase Reeder made custom 10mm 1911 he has called, The Ultimate 10. According to Kase it is the newest full custom 10mm and the only longslide custom 10mm on the U.S. market. It has a custom [Read More…]
Magpul has updated their AFG (Angled Fore Grip). Solider System has details on the changes.
This new video from Magpul Dynamics looks great. I cannot wait to get my hands on it. [Hat Tip: Everyday No Day Off]
Keystone Sporting Arms, the makers of the Cricket series of rifles, have introduced the Model 10 bolt action 20 gauge shotgun. It is available with either a rifled or smoothbore barrel. The magazine holds two 2.75″ 20 gauge shells (2+1 capacity). A youth model [Read More…]
James Buchanan, the owner of JB Custom, is suing Taurus for trademark infringement. Earlier this year Taurus unveiled their Rossi Ranch Hand pistol. The Ranch Hand is their take on the Mare’s Leg pistol which featured in the late 1950s show Wanted: Dead or Alive. [Read More…]
Mossberg has started shipping the Mossberg Tactical .22 rifle that I blogged about earlier this year. The MSRP is just $276, which is lower than I thought it would be. From the press release … The lightweight and fast-handling Tactical .22 parallels the look and [Read More…]
Caleb reviews the S&W 686 SSR: For someone looking to get started in revolver shooting, this is a hard gun to beat. It’s got enough goodies thrown in from the factory that you can shoot it stock and have a blast …
The Armalite AR-10 is now available chambered in .260 Remington.
Bavarian riflemen march in the traditional costumes at the riflemen’s procession on the occasion of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Hundreds more photos of Oktoberfest at Yahoo. [ Many thanks to mik for emailing [Read More…]
Good news, Sig fans. The Sig Pro SP2022, which was discontinued sometime ago, is now back in production. Sig Sauer Guns reports that is appears that only the 9mm and .40 S&W models are being produced, with demand for the .357 Sig not high enough to warrant [Read More…]