Archive: July, 2012


A Salt Shooting Gun

The BugASalt allows you to shoot a pinch of salt, shotgun style, at insects. If only the range was longer than three feet … [ Many thanks to Sven (Defence and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ]  


Gunsmithing in Pakistan

A reader was sent this collection of photos said to be of Pakistani gunsmiths and gun dealers. The photos appear to be from different sources and a few look like frames taken from videos. While I would not want to fire these guns, the results they achieve in poorly lit [Read More…]


KABOOMing for Fun

A Arfcomer decided to see what would happen if he loaded a .45 ACP case with as much powder as he could squeeze in and then fired it in a Hi-Point .45 pistol. His load was …. Speer large primer .45 case, CCI large pistol primer, 230GR LRN bullet loaded to 1.250 [Read More…]


3D Printed AR-15

The mainstream tech press are a buzz about a Arfcommer, HaveBlue, printing and successfully shooting an AR-15 with a 3D-printed lower receiver. He printed the lower using a slightly modified model from on a old Stratasys 3D printer. HaveBlue is currently [Read More…]


Nifty Orange Glock

A reader emailed us these photo of a orange-colored Glock from a 2011 BBC TV series called Outcasts. I like the look. [ Many thanks to @stopuselesslaws for emailing us the link. ]  


Izhmash AK-74M Airsoft Rifle

Izhmash has designed an airsoft version of AK-74M. The press release seems to indicate that they designed it and will be manufacturing it. Most gun companies just license the name to an Asian manufacturer. The dimensions and weight will be the same as the real AK-74M. [Read More…]