Just when I think I have seen it all, I see something like the DoubleGlock Machine Pistol. I don’t know anything about this pistol. If any of our European readers know the history behind it, please share it in the comments. I guess that the recoil of the fully [Read More…]
Archive: February, 2011
Winchester’s new M22 round is quite compelling. It features a 40 grain round nosed lead bullet at a high velocity of 1255 fps. The round has been designed specifically for modern semi-automatic rifles feeding from high capacity magazines (ie. .22 black rifle [Read More…]
The Slide Fire stock allows an operator to easily bumpfire an AR-15. This video shows 100 rounds being fired though an AR-15 equipped with a Slide Fire. [ Many thanks to Matt for emailing me the link. ]
[Richard Johnson is a firearms instructor, law enforcement veteran, contributor to Guns and Patriots, and the publisher of Guns Holsters And Gear.] With all of the rumors surrounding the 28 gauge Raging Judge, one of the overlooked new guns from the Taurus/Rossi lines [Read More…]
[ Andrew is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman who was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq with the 5th Marine Regiment. Today, when not at the range or a Larry Vickers tactical training course, he blogs at the excellent Vuurwapen Blog ] Having made many other components for the [Read More…]
At SHOT Show, Remington introduced a new version of their 1911 R1 handgun. Cosmetically is looks more modern than the more traditional looking original 1911 R1. I really liked the look when I saw it at the show. The enhanced model features … Adjustable Rear Sight [Read More…]
Photos have appeared online showing a new combination rifle from China. Like the XM-29 OICW, it combines an assault rifle (chambered in China’s standard 5.8mm round) with a semi-automatic 20mm airburst grenade launcher. The below weapon appears to have be built [Read More…]
At IDEX 2011 the Italians had a LAV (Light Armored Vehicle) that could launch a UAV (Unmanned Ariel Vehicle) from its main gun. Pretty nifty. I am not sure what model the LAV is.
Dave gives advice for anyone wanting to buy a Khyber Pass Special.
Radom is now making a .22 LR version of their Model 96 Beryl assault rifle. It is a very solid AK-style rifle, unlike some of the cheaper plastic .22 AK-47 clones. Visually the only thing that identifies it as being a .22 LR model is the charging handle. I know Radom [Read More…]
LuckyGunner has published an article about Tula and Ulyanovsk Ammunition (branded as TulaAmmo in the US market). The article is very interesting and well worth reading. I was very surprised to learn that Tula is 100% privately owned. I had always assumed it was part of [Read More…]
MJM has blogged about the return of the M67 90mm recoilless rifle to active duty … Fans of the 9mm: multiply the caliber by 10. If you like the Judge, and are intrigued by the .338 Lapua Magnum and 50 BMG, ponder the diameter difference. The 90mm recoilless rifle [Read More…]
I spotted this sawnoff shotgun at Knesk Guns facebook page … Very cool It is for sale but no price is listed so I am guessing it is a lot.
Red Jacket Firearms, the company featured in the Discovery reality TV series Sons of Guns, manufacture a Saiga-12 shotgun that can be mounted on an AR-15′s full length picatinny rail. They are selling it for $1889. Presumably this gun is classified as an AOW. [Hat [Read More…]
MasterPiece Arms has introduced a new carbine version of MPA Mac line of 9mm pistols. The carbines features a 16″ barrel, muzzle brake, aluminum quad rail, lightweight buttstock and a polymer 36-round magazine. It is also shipped with a NcStar holo sight (cheap [Read More…]
This video from Accurate Shooter shows the new Tikka T3 Sporter. It will be sold in the US chambered in .223 Rem. and .22-250. More info at Accurate Shooter.
S&S Precision manufacture a holster for the 40mm M320 grenade launcher. Everything else aside, carrying a holstered 40mm grenade launcher has got to look really badass! Soldier Systems has more about the holster here.
Linoge (Walls of the City) notes that 1911 manufacturer C.O. Arms has closed down … Yeah, their webpage domain registration has expired (at the beginning of this month… apparently you can “backorder” it through GoDaddy for about $21), their Millington-local [Read More…]
My Russian (Google Translate) is not good, but it appears that Izhmash is manufacturing a carbine version of the Nagant M1895 revolver chambered in .22 LR named the KR-22 (Which according to readers is the translation of ‘KP-22′). This gun was mentioned in a [Read More…]
AAC has announced that AAC Integral Suppressed Ruger 10/22 will go on sale in the second quarter of this year along with an integrally suppressed Ruger MkIII. I had the opportunity to handle this gun at SHOT Show. I really like the design.
James D. Julia is auctioning off Ernest Hemingway’s Westley Richards Droplock .577 Nitro Express double rifle. It is the gun he used on his 1953 African safari. According to Phil Bourjaily, this gun, which took a lion and a rhino, is expected to sell for between [Read More…]
This video shows an Hellenic Navy Rheinmetall Mk20 with S20 Naval Gun Mount firing in slow motion. Note how the barrel appears to recoil. At first glance it appears that the gun utilizes a short recoil action like the Rheinmetall MG3 and the MG42. It is actually gas [Read More…]
Browning has introduced a youth-sized version of their X-Bolt rifle called the X-Bolt Micro Midas Hunter. From the press release … The new rifle has a steel receiver with a low-luster blued finish. The 20-inch barrel has the same blued finish. The stock is a [Read More…]
Last December I reported that Glock was shipping the subcompact G26 with a Gen4 RTF frame. This year they will also be shipping the G27 (subcompact .40 S&W) with a Gen4 frame.
The Guatemalan National Civil Police have purchased 3,000 of IWI’s Galil ACE rifle at a cost of 4.6 million USD. They went with the Model 31 (7.62x39mm) version. Also purchased were 8,000 IWI Jericho pistols in 9mm for 3.2 million USD. The ACE has proven to be a [Read More…]
CCTV (China Central Television, the english version) has reported on the Korean robotic turret system that can detect and engage targets with or without a human operator. The media has made a big deal about this system but American and European turret systems could [Read More…]
[ Andrew is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman who was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq with the 5th Marine Regiment. Today, when not at the range or a Larry Vickers tactical training course, he blogs at the excellent Vuurwapen Blog ] There are many reasons why people collect [Read More…]
Federal are recalling certain lots of .45 ACP Federal and American Eagle ammunition. They may contain incorrect propellent which could cause a lot of damage to you and your firearm. Certain lots of recently manufactured 45 Auto ammunition may contain an incorrect [Read More…]
Tam educates the internet and dispels some myths about the 1911 … Manufacturing the M1911A1 is not rocket surgery; the gun is a stone axe, designed to be maintained in the field by draftee armorers using drop-in parts.
When at Gunsite, Dudley Storey had the chance to visit the home of Jeff Cooper, where his wife still lives. I am very jealous. I would love to visit his home. More info and photos at Dudley’s blog.
Barrett is now manufacturing 6.8mm SPC magazines for AR-15 rifles. They cost $40.
LaRue Tactical is now selling a kit to convert a Ruger 10/22 into an arrow firing rifle. It replaces the barrel with a heavy profile barrel that can only chamber .22 blanks. An arrow is inserted into the barrel and a .22 Blank will propel it at 435 ft/sec. The basic kit [Read More…]