Archive: May, 2011

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India to develop new carbine

The Indian state run Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and state owned Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) have developed a new carbine for the Army which The Times of India reports will soon be adopted by the India Army. The Milap carbine, as it currently [Read More…]

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We won!

Although I have not been officially notified yet, I saw on the website that The Firearm Blog won the “Best Gun Blog – News” category of the Gunnies. Thanks much to everyone who voted. I will be sure to post a photo of the replica 30mm shell trophy. [Read More…]

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Caracal pistol review

Linoge attended a shoot organized by UAE pistol manufacturer Caracal. They did so much shooting the guns needed to be cooled in water. The pistols get a mixed review from Linoge who had some problems with the pistol’s slide and magazine.

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Taurus Tracker 44 Review

Richard has published an excellent review, with a lot of photos, of the Taurus Tracker 44, a relatively lightweight .44 Magnum revolver. From the review … While it probably won’t “… blow your head clean off,” the .44 Magnum is still considered to be one of the [Read More…]

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Leupold VX-R 1.25-4 Pig Plex

Over at GunBlast Jeff Quinn reviews the Leupold VX-R 1.25-4x illuminated scope with the Pig Plex reticle. Jeff says … The unique Pig Plex reticle of the VX-R Hog uses three heavy posts for the bottom vertical and the outward portions of the horizontal crosshairs. [Read More…]