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…]
Archive: June, 2013
These are the last photos we have for you of the SIG Sauer Germany Prestige pistols. Enjoy. The Samurai (above and below) was engraved by Ralph Salzmann … Formed like the armour of an ancient Samurai warrior, this pistol keeps up the spirit of the old, famous [Read More…]
Filipino new show News5E reported on a raid on a crew of guns-for-hire by the National Bureau of Investigation. The cops found a nifty-looking suppressed .45 ACP submachine gun modeled after a M4 Carbine. The gun designer looks like he was also party inspired by [Read More…]
Photographer Deborah Bay noticed a display at a building supplies retailer showing bullets imbedded in plexiglas. She bought some plexiglass, fired bullets into them, then photographed them in the studio with gelled (colored) lights. The photos are being exhibited I [Read More…]
A great gun-themed parody of Macklemore’s famous Thrift Shop music video by the folk at Top City Gear … Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
At the 2013 Shot Show Lionheart Industries announced its LH series of pistols. The LH9C is Lionheart Industries’ most compact model in its LH series. Recently, I was fortunate enough to be sent a LH9C Novak edition in Cerakote Patriot Brown with a G-Code holster to [Read More…]
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…]
Here are three more beautiful pistols from SIG Germany’s master engravers. The first is the Tutanchamun, engraved by Jürgen Göser. Scarab, Royal sceptre and scourge and the famous death mask of the child king Tutankh-Amun made of 24 carats gold are decorating the [Read More…]
This post was written by by Dr. Jim and Mary Clary. Over the years we have accumulated more gun cleaning kits that we can count. Some we bought, others were gifts and a few were inherited from friends. They all were lacking in one or more areas: The cleaning rods [Read More…]
Last year Philippine National Police made the decision to purchase 60,000 Glock 17 pistols, but because Glock’s winning bid was a lot lower than their budget, they have decided to purchase an additional 14,000. MB.com.ph reports … A total of P1.2 [Read More…]
On Demand 3D Printing and CNC’ing might one day change how we buy firearm parts. Instead of finding a retailer with a product in stock, we would buy the part from an intermediate company which would print or machine the part on demand, then ship it to us. The [Read More…]
It is easy to forget that the Colt once experimented with many variations of the AR-15 platform. Over the years they made many attempts to develop what we would call today a PDW. TFB writer Ethan has cataloged every 9mm Colt SMG-style sub-carbine they developed over the [Read More…]
At IWA SIG Sauer Germany had a selection of handcrafted prestige guns that were engraved by SIG’s master engravers. This particular pistol is named Barracuda and was engraved by Hanns Dösel. It took my breath away. This is one of the [Read More…]
Spencer Rifle Barrels, Virginia has been purchased by MasterPiece Arms, who are best known for making MAC-10-style pistols and suppressors. Spencer Rifle Barrels specialize in high-end precision rifle barrels and long-range custom rifles. It sounds like Masterpiece [Read More…]
We have been blogging a series on articles on building an AR-15 lower receiver from an 80% complete billet. If you don’t have the equipment to work with metal, EP Lowers sell a 80% complete fiber reinforced polymer lower that can be finished without a costly [Read More…]
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…]
Jane’s reports that The Uruguayan National Army will be replacing their 9mm Browning Hi-Power pistols with 9mm Glock 17 pistols. In what is a bizarre twist, Glock will supply Uruguay with 1,500 pistol kits which will be assembled at Army workshops. This [Read More…]
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. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.