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…]

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Stoeger Model 3500 shotgun

Stoeger’s Model 2000 is a very popular shotgun. It uses the same inertia operated semi-auto action as the Benelli shotguns, but at a much lower price. Earlier this year, Stoeger introduced the Model 3500 at SHOT Show, a 12 gauge 3.5″ magnum version of the [Read More…]

The M4 is the new AK.

Solider Systems reports that Malaysia is seeking permission to federate the production of M4 rifles, which they produce under license from Colt Defense, across Southeast Asia. An M4 clone, the CQ 5.56, is already produced by China and exported all over the world. One of [Read More…]