Archive: March, 2011

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Happy Birthday 1911!

The M1911 pistol was officially adopted by the US Army on 29 March 1911. Two years later it was adopted by the Navy and Marine Corps. Today, a hundred years later, it has never been more popular with shooters worldwide. It is also still in service. Last year the USMC [Read More…]

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EOTech Forgery Dealer Busted

The co-owner of a Southern California importer has been arrested on felony charges of manufacturing and selling a counterfeit mark. The other co-owner fled the country to China. LA Times reports … Now a fugitive believed to be in China, Yongming “Steven” Sui, [Read More…]

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Mossberg SA-20 Tactical

Mossberg has introduced a tactical home defense version of their 20 gauge chambered SA-20 semi-automatic shotgun. The gun features a 20″ barrel, top picatinny rail, ghost ring rear sight and a tri-rail attached to the front for the magazine. [ Many thanks to Chris [Read More…]

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The S&W Number 2

Tam @ The Arms Room writes … The timing of the Number 2′s launch could not have been more propitious, coming as it did shortly on the heels of the shelling of Fort Sumter. Although it was never officially adopted by the U.S. Army, Yankee soldiers spent their [Read More…]

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Trichy Assault Rifle

Ordnance Factory of Tiruchi (OFT) has developed a new 7.62x39mm assault rifle. From what can see, the Trichy Assault Rifle looks to be an improved version of India’s 5.56mm INSAS rifle. Times of India reports … TIRUCHI: The Ordnance Factory of Tiruchi (OFT) [Read More…]

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Nikonov’s AN-94 Abakan Rifle

Shooting Illustrated has published a detailed account of the fascinating AN-94 “Abakan” rifle. In 1993, a mysterious rifle appeared at an arms display at the elite Taman Guards Division outside Moscow. The strange new rifle was labeled “ASN”—a Russian [Read More…]

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Steyr AUG Marksmanship web game

AccurateShooter.com discovered a fun web-based flash game based on the New Zealand Army’s marksmanship training. There are a few current and former Kiwi soldiers on this blog. If you are one of them I suggest you don’t play it, it will only make you more jeleous [Read More…]

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Mosin Nagant KABOOM

This is something I never thought I would see … MrDryCry wrote at Arfcom … Well…it finally happened today. I’ve been in the C&R game about 5 years and own about 10 C&R weapons…even went down the road to get my 003 FFL. I have [Read More…]

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Beautiful Steyr HS .50 Photo

MilPictures.com created this photo of the single shot Steyr HS .50 rifle. Placing cartridges between the knuckles is a technique popular among single shot rifle shooters. You can see a photo of blogger Albert Rasch using the technique with his .416 Rigby chambered Ruger [Read More…]

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Shotgun Guitar

Swedish police discovered a double barrel shotgun disguised as a guitar when they raided the home of a man suspected of dealing in stolen weapons. The Local reports … Aside from the six more conventional weapons found in the apartment and a quantity of ammunition, [Read More…]

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Winchester 1892 Takedown Rifle

When Winchester/USRAC disappeared several years ago, so too did several iconic firearms such as the Model 70 and the Model 94. Consumer demand for renewed production has led Browning/FN to produce the Model 70 at FN’s manufacturing plant in South Carolina, and now [Read More…]

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Safariland A-TACS Shotgun Stocks

Safariland is manufacturing SPEEDFEED I and SPEEDFEED III shotgun stocks in A-TACS camo for Mossberg and Remington shotguns. They are available for the Remington 870, Remington 1100, Remington 1187 and Mossberg 500/590. The MSRP is $149.95.