Ruger has released a compact version of their SR40, the SR40c. It features a 3.5″ barrel, flush 9 round magazine (or grip extension magazine with 15 round capacity), an accessory rail and the choice between a two-tone brushed stainless finish or Nitridox Pro black [Read More…]
Archive: June, 2011
A Canadian military veteran, disabled during his service, blogs about using his firearm hobby to help heal his PTSD.
Three Point Innovation’s Box-to-Mag speed loader allows ammunition to be loaded straight from 20 round boxes into AR-15 magazines. If you buy your AR-15 ammunition in boxes, rather than loose or on stripper clips, then this product is for you. Product starts in [Read More…]
Last month I blogged a photo of a mystery submachine gun. Pierangelo Tendas (aka. The Italian Commie) posted a comment suggesting it was an Armaguerra OG-42 prototype. He was very close, it has been revealed to be the ultra-rare Armaguerra OG-43. Guns.ru writes … [Read More…]
I’ve been fascinated by the big-bore snub nose revolver ever since the early 80’s when I read about a woman who rotated the tables on a would-be rapist. When he grabbed her, she grabbed a .44 out of her purse and ensured he would never harm anyone ever again. The [Read More…]
Springfield has just unveiled a new competition version of the XDM. The 5.25 Competition features a 5.25″ match grade barrel, a forged steel slide with a lightening cut1, fiber optic front sight and target adjustable rear sight. Currently it is only available in [Read More…]
FNH USA’s Executive Vice President of Military Operations Mark Cherpes explained to Shooting Illustrated what was going on with the FN SCAR at USSOCOM. USSOCOM could not make their mind up, but finally decided they wanted a multi-caliber system, which is why the [Read More…]
The Marine Corps times have published the first photos of the M27 IAR in Afganistan. I like to give credit where credit is due: the Marine Corp Times was the first publication to originally state that the Marines were dropping the M249. The rest of us all dismissed the [Read More…]
ZCORR manufacture storage & preservation bags for firearms and ammunition. The outside layer of the bags prevent moisture and oxygen from getting in. The inside layers are coated with a chemical that adheres to the metal of the gun inside, preventing corrosion. If [Read More…]
A lucky 13 year old’s dad built her a florescent green AR-15 chambered in 6.8 SPC. By now I am not just used to pink guns, I actually somewhat like them (don’t tell anyone) … I guess I can get used to green.
Benelli manufactures most of their firearm components at their factory, but sources some others from outside companies. As an example, all Benelli rifle and shotgun barrels are made by Beretta. Wood stocks come from a variety of sources, as do some polymer parts. Mauro [Read More…]
Traditions Performance Firearms have developed a break-action muzzleloading hunting pistol based on their Vortek Rifle. The Vortex pistol features a 13” ultralight tapered ported barrel, Accelerator Breech Plug, CeraKote Finish and LT-1 alloy frame. The MSRP is $369 [Read More…]
Lipsey & Ruger are producing a limited edition of the Ruger No. 1 chambered in the .250-3000 Savage. From the press release … Lipsey’s LLC, a leading nation-wide firearms distributor, is pleased to announce the fifth installment of the popular K1A Series of [Read More…]
Loki Weapon Systems have released their own MOE carbine. Magpul MOE gear is so popular that it makes sense for manufacturers to offer a rifle with Magpul parts already added, saving the consumer from having to buy stocks, grips, sights & hanguagrd that they do not [Read More…]
In a document, dated 6/07/2011 and sent to law enforcement agencies by the ATF Phoenix Field Division and leaked by the Anonymous-affiliated group LulzSec, states that the USA manufactured 40mm grenades in use by Mexican drug gangs were legally exported to foreign [Read More…]
It has been reported on the ARFCOM and Lightfighter forums that some USMC battalions are banning or restricting the use of Magpul PMAG magazines because they are incompatible with the M27 IAR. The PMAG does not work with the HK416 (it does not drop free and needs to be [Read More…]
Chiappa Firearms is now selling a AR-15 upper chambered in .22 LR. The M4-22 is compatible with all mil-spec AR-15 lowers. It has a 16″ barrel, weights 3.5 lbs and is shipped with two 28 round magazines. The MSRP is $349.
National Geographic is airing a documentary about the Barretts on Monday, June 27. From the press release … National Geographic Television announced this week that Barrett and its founder, Ronnie Barrett, along with son and daughter, Chris and Angela Barrett, will [Read More…]