The Peruvian Army has signed a “Technology Cooperation Agreement” with IWI that gives them a license to develop, produce and market the new Galil ACE rifle. Presumably the Peru Army plans on adopting the Galil ACE. Currently they use a mix of small arms [Read More…]
Archive: November, 2010
Noveske Rifleworks has ceased selling 300 Fireball barrels and instead will be shipping .300 AAC BLK barrels for the AR-15. The barrels have an attractive stainless steel bead blast finish, a medium contour, 1:8″ twist, include an installed gas block and will be [Read More…]
The Israeli firm RVTT Reshef Technology has developed a range of 3D targets for military training. From the press release … The new 3D targets, RESHEF RVTT 3039, are realistic, visual 3D infantry targets for dry/live-fire training of military combat forces and [Read More…]
The Weatherby SA-08 Entre Rios is a 28 gauge version of the SA-08 autoloader shotgun. The 28 gauge cartridge is popular in part because it allows the action to be scaled down, resulting in a lighter gun. Weatherby has scaled the SA-08 down to a weight of 5.25 lbs. The [Read More…]
The BBC reports … A pistol held by Sean Connery as James Bond in a poster to promote the 1963 film From Russia With Love has sold at auction for £277,250. The Walther air pistol fetched more than 10 times its estimate of £15,000-£20,000 at Christie’s in [Read More…]
This holster design is quite clever. The weight of the gun is transferred to the belt, but sitting above the belt it allows greater freedom of movement. The holster is compatible with most compact handguns up to 6.5″ in length. It sells for $70. Win the new [Read More…]
Brian emailed me a photo he took in September of a gun shop in Crescent, Oregon Not seen in the photo is a sign for live bait. Brain says that the store is run by “a really nice old couple”. UPDATE: The stores website is here. [ Many thanks to Brian for [Read More…]
A reader email in a scan of McDonnell Douglas advertising material that promoted the McDonnell Douglas Scorpion. The scorpion was one of the entries in the US Army’s Multi-Purpose Individual Munition (MPIM) competition in the 80s. This (in my opinion) ridiculous [Read More…]
To all my readers: I wish you a happy thanksgiving! Feel free to post links to photos of your turkeys, turkey guns and any gun related gear you buy on Friday Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Tactical Innovations will soon be selling a .22 LR upper receiver for the M11/9 submachine gun (semi-auto clones are not compatible). The receiver uses American 180 .22 drum magazines which can hold up to 275 rounds. The AM15 Upper Receiver system, along with quad rail, [Read More…]
Armalite is once again selling the AR-10(T) Carbine. This .308-chambered gun has been designed to be light and compact for hog hunting. It features a short 16″ stainless steel barrel. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The Ready Magazine blog has posted a review of last month’s LaRue Tactical Range Day 2010. Being from the area and an avid shooter, I gathered up my step-son and a couple of friends and headed to Liberty Hills to take part in LaRue Tactical’s Range Day 2010. [Read More…]
Wilson Combat is now selling match.45 ACP ammunition. The Bill Wilson Signature Jacketed Match Load is guaranteed to shoot ten-shot groups at 25 yard through a “fixed barrel testing device” of under 0.5″. The load pushes a 230 gr. Hornady HAP (Hornady [Read More…]
[ Y-Man, TFB’s resident Nigerian shotgunner, has written a series of articles about his quest to build the perfect shotgun. He has to fabricate many parts and ammunition himself because supplies of gun parts are so limited. I have had many people ask me to get in [Read More…]
350 Taiwan dollars (about USD $11.50) will buy you this ridiculous comb. Guns are cool. Things that are shaped liked guns are not. [ Many thanks to Alex for emailing me the link. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Browning has announced the specifications of their new mini-1911 pistol. It is a replica of a standard 1911 but is scaled down to 85% of the original size. The frame and slide are made from an aluminum alloy with a blued-like finish. The gun utilizes a straight blowback [Read More…]
Colt and Baron’s Engraving have put together the Friends of NRA 2011 Gun of the Year. It is a beautifully engraved Colt Model 01991Z Government. From the press release … The 2011 Gun of the Year is custom made with a 24 karat gold plated barrel bushing and [Read More…]