Archive: September, 2011


Barrett Trade Show Video

Rampart Pictures has just published a new promotional video they produced for Barrett Firearms. If you like .50 caliber action, check out the video. I especially enjoyed watching the .50 being used at a aerial-operations training facility.


Chicks with Guns

Much has been written about the relationship men have with guns. Photographer Lindsay McCrum’s new book Chicks with Guns1 instead explores the relationship between woman and guns. The photography looks amazing. I will definitely be buying a copy. MSBN reports [Read More…]


75th Rangers go Paintballing reports … Most of the 15 Rangers who participated in the paintball games Wednesday had just returned with him from a deployment only a few weeks ago, Shin said. “Sometimes the transition is tough,” he said. “For a lot of these guys, I [Read More…]


PCP Polymer Cased Rifle Ammunition

Last week I blogged about the Extreme Polymer Research’s polymer handgun cartridges. A US company called PCP Ammunition is trying to make mostly polymer rifle cartridges. Unlike Extreme Polymer Research’s handgun cartridges, these have a steel or brass base. The [Read More…]


Blondes prefer Glock

Gaston Glock, 82, founder and owner of Glock g.m.b.H., has married Kathrin Tschikof, 31, after a seven year relationship. Kathrin is the CEO of the Glock Horse Performance Center, an equestrian organization owned by Gaston Glock. Mr Glock is has also been in the news [Read More…]


Russian Orsis T-5000 Sniper Rifle

Russia has had a major impact on the development of the 20th century small arms but it is not known for producing accurate weapons. While the West obsessed about firearm accuracy, in the East they instead focused on reliability and ease of maintenance. Whenever I see [Read More…]


Rimfire .22 LR Ruger SP101

Ruger is now producing the Ruger SP101 revolver chambered in .22 Long Rifle. The 30-ounce double-action revolver is made of weather resistant stainless steel with a satin finish for longevity and good looks. The walnut grip panels inset in the one-piece rubber grip are [Read More…]


Who owns Kahr Arms?

Browsing the Kahr Arms website, I noticed an advertisement (pictured below) that claimed Kahr was 100% American owned and operated. This surprised me because it is commonly accepted that the company is owned by the Unification Church of South Korea. Wikipedia states [Read More…]


Meats Guns … uurgghhhh

I have blogged about soap guns, gold guns, ice guns, lego guns and chocolate guns but I never thought I would be blogging about meat guns. These “guns” were made by the artist Dimitri Tsykalov. Remember kids, that just because Lady Gaga did it once, does not [Read More…]

9/11 Revolver

Of all the guns I saw when I visited the National Firearms Museum last year, one of my favorite was definitely the S&W revolver recovered from the World Trade rubble. Its owner, Officer Walter Weaver of the New York City Police Department, went in to help but did [Read More…]