I have taken flak in the past over my support of guns with funky colors, but even I cannot stomach this … The photo was taken by New Jovian Thunderbolt at the NRA Meeting.
The top selling rifle in the USA.
Sig had many weapons on display at IWA, including several 516s. One was actually Made in Germany and featured a number of differences from the US-market 516s, which I go over in the video. I’m not sure exactly where in Germany it was made, because I saw no signs [Read More…]
Ruger has just introduced a cheaper model of the SR-556 called the SR-556E. It will retail for $1369, over $600 cheaper than the standard and compact SR-556 models. Other than the price, its most notable point of difference is a cheaper handguard that has only a 12 [Read More…]
Finally a major gun manufacturer has produced a 5.56mm chambered bolt action that uses the AR-15 magazine. This gives the operator a lot of flexibility, allowing them to choose from any number of aftermarket magazines in a variety of capacities from 5 rounds right up to [Read More…]
[ This guest post was written by Brian Nelson. ] Not quite a month ago, Wilson Combat released the new 7.62×40 WT (Wilson Tactical) round. When I first read about it, I wasn’t sure I had a use for it. But after looking closer at it, I think it has a real future [Read More…]
[ Guest post written by Charles222 ] As most of this blog knows, I’m an 11-B/light infantryman in the United States Army. I’ve carried a number of M4s in the eight years I’ve been in the Army, and I guess this is my non-sarcastic attempt to share some of the [Read More…]
Over at TTAG, Nick reviews the high-end Swarovski Optik Z6i 1-6×24 BRT scope. Finally we come to the question of cost. This optic costs, according to Amazon when I checked it last night, $2,300. Two Thousand Three Hundred Dollars. Or, as Chris Dumm puts it, “one arm, [Read More…]
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.