We are still waiting for the H&K MR308 (and the MR556) but the civilian version of the H&K 417 has been available for some time. Andrew took a look at it at IWA … The rifle has a 16.5 barrel, has an overall length of 34.6″ – 37.8″ [Read More…]
The top selling rifle in the USA.
Red Jacket Firearms, best known for their reality TV series “Sons of Guns” and their wacky Saiga shotguns, are getting into the AR-15 game. NRA American Rifleman has the info.
Surefire’s nifty Rapid Transition Sight are canted at 45 degrees to allow them to be used alongside scopes on 3-gun competition rifles. I have seen, and blogged about, canted picatinny rails for red dot sights but this is the first canted iron sight that I have [Read More…]
Army.mil reports (emphasis added) … Another lawmaker questioned Fuller about the Army’s individual carbine competition, to find a follow-on to the M4 Carbine weapon Soldiers are using now in Afghanistan. Fuller told the lawmaker the competition was not about [Read More…]
Bushmaster is now selling a hunting AR-15 rifle featuring GameGuard camouflage. This camo pattern has been designed with the Texas and Southwest landscape in mind. The Bushmaster GameGuard Predator will retail for $1,459.
Nashville Business Journal reports that Alabama-based machine gun manufacturer Manroy USA has put in a $2.4 million bid on Sabre Defence. US Ordnance and Colt Defense are also interested. [ Many thanks to John for emailing me the link. ]
STS Arms is producing Oregon State Beavers and Oregon Ducks themed AR-15s. The guns are ceramic coated. [ Many thanks to Chris for emailing me the link. ]
Red Jacket Firearms, the company featured in the Discovery reality TV series Sons of Guns, manufacture a Saiga-12 shotgun that can be mounted on an AR-15′s full length picatinny rail. They are selling it for $1889. Presumably this gun is classified as an AOW. [Hat [Read More…]
Barrett is now manufacturing 6.8mm SPC magazines for AR-15 rifles. They cost $40.
Troy Industries has introduced their “Alpha” battlerail at the 2011 SHOT SHOW. Built for the AR-15 weapons platform the Alpha rail is Troy’s version of a modular free floating rail system. This new version was based on the very popular TRX Extreme design that Troy [Read More…]
Sabre Defence owner Guy Savage and four other company officers have been arrested for arms trafficking. KnoxNews reports … Prosecutors say the owner of Sabre, 42-year-old Guy Savage, directed the illegal activities from his home in the United Kingdom and from a [Read More…]
While shooting all of the free ammunition at the Media Day event in Las Vegas this year, I came across the ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15 and ArmaLite engineer Nathan Brinkmeyer. Nathan showed me the ins and outs of their AR-15 platform. Detachable Rails – One of the [Read More…]
The Knight’s Armament Knight Hawk Limited Edition set includes a custom KAC SR-15 E3 Rifle, a custom .45 ACP Nighthawk 1911 and a custom Strider Knife. Only 100 sets will be sold. More information and photos at Guns, Holsters and Gear. To be honest, I am not a big fan [Read More…]
A bank has announced their intention to liquidate Sabre Defence … Sale by Secured Creditor , Cadence Bank, N.A., as Secured Party under Article 9 Uniform Commercial Code including: all accounts; inventory; general intangibles, equipment; documents; all Government [Read More…]
Wilson Combat has introduced a new free floating rail system called the T.R.I.M system. The TRIM been designed to be as compact as possible. It has a picatinny rail along the top, with screw holes along the sides and bottom to allow the attachment of short picatinny [Read More…]