Archive: January, 2011

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Homemade Fireworks-Armed Drone

This video shows a modified off-the-shelf remote control Tricopter armed with fireworks, and firing them at hydrogen-filled balloons. More information about how to build one of these balloon-busters can be found here. The future is here [Hat Tip: Tech Crunch]

Big Announcement

Dear Readers, Today I have a huge announcement to make: The Firearm Blog has been acquired by GunsForSale.com! Before I say anything else, and before you start freaking out, let me first say that I am now employed as the Editor-In-Chief and will be continuing to blog. [Read More…]

Indian marines get Tavor

Last month India received a consignment of 500 IMI Tavor TAR-21 rifles and 30 Galil sniper rifles worth $4 million. The rifles are destined for India’s Navy Marines. Space War reports … India’s navy marine commandos start using Israeli-made TAR-21 [Read More…]

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ADCOR Defense B.E.A.R.

Last week I wrote about the upcoming ADCOR Defense BEAR. Shooting Illustrated has uploaded a very comprehensive video showing how the system works. One interesting feature is that the gas block is attached to the rail, rather than the barrel, and pulls in gas through a [Read More…]

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Remington selling Rugers

Remington subsidiary AAC will be selling integrally suppressed Ruger 10/22 rifles! This is incredibly clever and gutsy move for AAC. Many Customer will be demanding the popular Ruger 10/22 and many won’t accept the Freedom Group substitutes, the Remington 597 and [Read More…]

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Leupold VX R Scopes

Leupold has introduced a new inexpensive illuminated scope line. The scopes are pretty basic, unlike the higher end VX3 and Mark 4 illuminated scopes, but they feature good quality glass unlike the cheaper illuminated scopes currently on the market. I asked one of the [Read More…]

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Sako 90th Anniversary Model

The Finnish rifle manufacturer Sako (now owned by Beretta) was started in 1921 and turns 90 years old this year. The 90th anniversary gun is a beautiful Sako Model 85 chambered in .450 Rigby.

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ADCOR Defense BEAR

The ADCOR Defense BEAR (Brown Enhanced Automatic Rifle) is a very nifty new piston-operated AR-15 carbine. The piston is permanently attached to the bolt carrier (think AK-47) and it travels through a machined boss in the upper receiver, which prevents the problem of [Read More…]

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ATI MP 40 (.22LR)

Along with the Stg.44, ATI plan on importing a clone of the famous German MP 40 Maschinenpistole chambered in .22 LR. It is a very nifty gun. One problem with importing a replica of the MP 40 is that it has a very long tubular receiver and a short barrel. The gun [Read More…]