Archive: June, 2013

FAMAE SG540 Series Available in Canada

Canadians can now purchase the SIG SG540 series manufactured by FAMAE of Chile. Tactical Imports announced the SG540, SG542, and SG543 [image above] have finally been classified for importation approval. The former two are assigned a non-restrictive classification while [Read More…]

Magpul Giving Away 1500 PMAGs

It’s no surprise that Magpul has plans to move out of Colorado and produce their products in another state due to recent legislation that takes effect on July 1st, 2013. The firearm accessory maker employs around 200 people and has been based out of Colorado [Read More…]

How to Cerakote An AR-15

Guns n Girls has blogged a tutorial on Cerakoting an AR-15 … Many firearm enthusiasts have become bored with just having a plain black rifle or pistol. Even those who have Flat Dark Earth or OD Green are looking for other colors to play around with. That’s [Read More…]

Remington 870 Shotgun Guide

Vitaly Pedchenko, who runs the forum and blogs at Rem870.com, has written a 270-page ebook on the Remington 870 platform. The book is packed full of photos (one of the benefits of an ebook-only publication), tutorials and interviews with famous shotgunners. It only took [Read More…]

On The AR-15

Inside the X Ring is blogging a seven part series on the AR-15.  So far the first two parts have been written. Part 1 is on the history, and Part 2 is on the civilian appeal of the platform.

Ares Armor EFFIN-A Compensator MKII

Ares Armor have updated their EFFIN-A compensator (the name always makes me chuckle). They have slimmed it down, knocking off half its weight, by reducing the number of ports, from 28 to 21, and removing the ability to stack multiple EFFIN-As in a row  Each of the [Read More…]

Surefire 2211 Wristlight

How many times have you needed a flashlight but also needed your hands to be free? And what if you were unable to wear a headlight, how would you deal with that? Surefire has come up with a pretty cool idea with their Model 2211 Wrist Light. This is truly a unique light [Read More…]

Crowdfunded AR-15 Upper Receivers

Crowdfunding seems to be all the rage these days, especially with AR-15 80% lower receivers. What’s crowdfunding you ask? It’s pretty much a way for companies to build capital to help fund a new product, with regular folks from the internet as backers of [Read More…]

Aftermarket Chokes

This post was written by Henry SF Nachaj. I have been patterning shotguns, shotshells and chokes since the late 80s. Some interesting results were discovered as well as some strange ones: stringing patterns! Stringing patterns I discovered were due to pellets sticking [Read More…]

B&T APC300 In The Works

The Swiss manufacturer Brügger & Thomet has confirmed they are working on an Advanced Police Carbine in .300 Whisper. The rifle is expected to arrive in early 2014 . Positive cross-compatibility aside, in many non-U.S. countries outside the USA, the .300 BLK or AAC [Read More…]

On The Ammo Shortage

Our sister blog AOD have published an article on the ammo shortage and how it is effecting the ammo industry … Some smaller ammo makers have already fallen by the wayside because they can’t get enough raw materials and components to keep up with demand. The [Read More…]

40 Round Magpul PMAG Now Shipping

For years people have been begging Magpul to take their money and give them a 40 rounder magazine for the AR-15. Finally the PMAG 40 is now shipping for $19.95. Go forth and give them your hard earned cash. In a move to enhance safety for responsible citizens, [Read More…]

The Raven Gun

The Royal Armouries is one of the oldest museums in the world, and is best known for its collection of antique arms and armour. However, we have always collected modern firearms. The Armouries at the Tower of London was an issuing arsenal from the days of King Henry [Read More…]

Traditions 1873 Single Action

I’ve always been fond of the old “Peacemaker”. I imagine anyone who grew up in the 1950’s and 1960’s watching all of the westerns on TV and at the movies have a real love for them. The old 1873 also reminds me of a simpler time when the good guy always won and [Read More…]