Archive: July, 2012

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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. ]

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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…]

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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…]

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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 cncguns.com on a old Stratasys 3D printer. HaveBlue is currently [Read More…]

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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. ]

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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…]

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Kicking Ass From The Air

The daily mail published photos of a Royal Air Force aerial security team deployed in London for the Olympics. The rifle is the British standard Accuracy International L115A .338 LM sniper rifle, resting on a nifty swivel mount. The Benelli M4 shotgun, equipped with a [Read More…]

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Steyr HS 50 in Iran, Counterfeit?

Take a look at the two photo below. The first is the original Steyr HS .50 AM, and the second is the newer M1 version. This is a frame from the video I posted earlier this week showing Iranians using the Steyr HS 50. At first glance they look the same. Looking closely, [Read More…]

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George Luger’s Secret Rifle

A reader email in a scan, from an auction catalog (I think), of a rifle said to be made by George Luger. Apparently Mr. Luger was working in secret on a rifle version of his famous pistol. The description mentioned a German patent No. 4126 of 1906. Does anyone know how [Read More…]