NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com. To get up-to-date information on where to find cheap Springfield handguns for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. The Springfield Armory XD started out life in Croatia in the early 1990’s as the HS [Read More…]
Archive: October, 2011
Beta Company is taking pre-orders for a C-MAG for the 9mm Glock. This huge magazine weights two pounds (unloaded) and holds 100 rounds of 9mm Luger/Parabellum. It is shipped with a magazine loader, a pouch and tubes of graphite. At $390 (for the clear plastic back [Read More…]
Those lucky Czechs will soon be able to purchase a semi-automatic version of the CZ Scorpion EVO III submachine gun CZK 30,000 (~$1,700 USD). CZ emailed me saying … The small submachine gun produced by Česká Zbrojovka Uherský Brod, the successor to the [Read More…]
I just noticed that the SCAR-H PR, like the H&K G28 DMR, lacks weight-saving cut-outs in the handguard (other than the cut out for access to the gas system), yet the prototype included cut-outs. I wonder why they were removed. [ © Aurelien. Many thanks to Aurelien [Read More…]
The Atlantic published a photo of fishermen in Bangkok using homemade above-water spear guns. Those stocks look like they were lifted straight off old rifles. [ Many thanks to Mirza for emailing me the link. ]
AAC has been awarded a contact to supply SOCOM suppressors for the Mk13 sniper system, Mk46 machine gun and M240 machine gun. Lawrenceville, GA – Advanced Armament, Corp (“AAC”), a member of the Freedom Group of Companies, is pleased to announce that the Naval [Read More…]
According to a Gallup phone survey, self-reported gun ownership is the highest it has been since 1993. What is especially encouraging is the increase in self-reported female gun ownership in the past couple of years. [Hat Tip: ZeroHedge] [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for [Read More…]
As seen on Guns & Gardens.
I am not sure how new the Taurus Judge Model 4510TKR-3SSR is, but I had noticed it before. The 3″ barreled revolver features a ported barrel and picatinny rail.
At the Milipol expo last week, an Austrian company Ressenig brought along a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 V8 outfitted with a gun turret and Austrian MG74 machine gun. The MG74 is the Austrian Armed Forces’ modernized version of the German MG42 and is chambered in [Read More…]
The Beretta is now producing ARX160 carbines in a Tan / Flat Dark Earth color. The light-brown colored rails and backup iron sights are a very nice touch. [ Many thanks to Starik for the photos. ]
The Bundeswehr’s H&K G28 Designated Marksman Rifle is one nice looking, albeit heavy, rifle. [ Many thanks to Aurelien for emailing me the photos. ]
If, like me, you regularly need to defend your desktop against assaults from nefarious wine glasses and coke bottles, then the Pocket Artillery mini-cannon is for you. These CNC-machined blackpowder cannons have a stainless .177 caliber barrel and colored anodized [Read More…]
This Browning Hi-Power pistol was purportedly owned by the late dictator of Libya. It proves, once again, that dictators and gangsters have no taste. Just look at that ugly grip. AAA grade walnut and a screw that matches the gold plating of the rest of the gun would [Read More…]
A portion of the proceeds from Federal special edition Top Gun Target shotshells goes to support the Wounded Warrior Project. I really like the red, white and blue shotshell colors
Idiot’s gun fails to fire, idiot looks down barrel (because that will fix the problem?), chaos ensues. [ Many thanks to Phil White for emailing me the link. ]
Strike Industries emailed me photos of a futuristic .45 ACP submachine gun that Sam, their engineer, printed out on their rapid prototyping machine. Its a very nifty design.
The New Zealand Army has adopted the Lewis Machine & Tool LMT .308 AR-10 rifle as their Designated Marksman Rifle. Last year British Army also adopted the LMT 308 as a designated marksman rifle. The rifle looks to be a similar configuration to the British L129A1. [Read More…]
In August I blogged that the Canadian military was going up upgrade the WWII-era weapons used by the Canadian Rangers, Canada’s Arctic militia force. These plans have been put on hold because gun companies around the world refused to hand over technical [Read More…]
Over at Shooting Illustrated, Uncle has reviewed the new Crimson Trace Lightguard for S&W M&P9 pistol. The Lightgaurd combines a light and laser into a compact package.
Colt Defense has decided to stop using the iconic stock they designed for the M4 Carbine on their new rifles. The future rifles will instead use the new Colt Super-Stoc. We reviewed it here before it was even called the Colt Super-Stoc. From the press release … [Read More…]
Jason sent me another photo of the Leupold CQBSS M2 Browning Mount. Some of those who commented on my previous post about it were, as I was before, skeptical of the utility of a sniper scope on a heavy machine gun. The armchair Commandant in me thinks that the [Read More…]
I fall in love with at least one gun girl gun a week … but I swear Honey Badger is the ONE. [Hat Tip: AAC Blog]
The TRG M10 is the latest sniper rifle from Finish firearm manufacturer1 Sako. Despite its name, and visual similarities with the latest Sako TRG-42, it shares nothing in common with the TRG line. The rifle is modular and can be pulled apart and switched over to another [Read More…]
Strike Industries make a cool iPhone case that features a quick pull loop (for those quick reloads) and an optional kevlar insert (for fun, not function) It retails for just under $12.
The Milipol ’11 expo is on now in Paris. If machine guns, machine guns mounted on police cars and machine guns mounted on robots if your thing, watch this video from the expo by STBesancon …
In a Russian AK manufacturer Molot, who are a subsidiary of AK-74/AK-1xx maker Izhmash and who make the VEPR AK-style rifles, announced at the Moscow ARMS & Hunting ’11 expo that they would be producing an AR-15 style rifle called the HPE-140 (впо-140). The [Read More…]
NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com. To get up-to-date information on where to find cheap Kimber firearms for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. Several times I’ve started a review off with some history of the company making the gun [Read More…]
Trijicon’s newest red dot / reflex sight is the Trijicon SRS (Sealed Reflex Sight). It has a short tube (giving a greater field of vision) and has a solar panel that is used for power when in direct sunlight. Gear Scout has reviewed the sight. Gear Report say it [Read More…]
I was very skeptical when I first heard that Leupold was selected to supply the USMC with their Mark 8 1.1-8x24mm CQBSS scope for use on .50 BMG M2 and 40mm Mk19. machine guns. The CQBSS is an impressive scope but was designed for sniper or DM rifles, not heavy machine [Read More…]
The photo below is of Colt’s entry in the Marine Corps competition to find the next M45 MEU(SOC) pistol used by Force Recon. It is based on the Colt Rail Gun 1911 (O1980RG) with a custom desert-colored finish and Novak night sights. A very nice looking gun. [ Many [Read More…]
Army.mil reports … It all began during an intense 2 1/2-hour firefight with the enemy earlier this year in Afghanistan. As members of the 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa National Guard, sat around later [Read More…]
The Advanced Armament Corporation had their new Honey Badger on display at the AUSA expo. The PDW style AR-15 is chambered in .300 BLK AAC and features an ultra-short 6″ barrel and retractable stock. It is designed to be a quieter and more versatile substitute for [Read More…]
FN Herstal is officially debuting the 7.62x51mm FN SCAR-H PR (Precision Rifle) at the MILIPOL Paris expo this week. The production version of this rifle looks slightly different from the prototype we saw last year. FN has replaced the awkward looking, but weight saving, [Read More…]