I can barely contain my excitement! A german firm called Tactics Group will be producing a “tacti-cool” version of the German WWII Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 (Paratrooper Rifle 42) aka. FG-42. It will feature all the accessories found on modern rifles. The [Read More…]
Category: NFA / Suppressors / Class III
Arms historian Max Popenker read my blog post about the Australian company that claims to have produced recoilless firearms and immediately came up with three patents for recoiless guns going back to 1908. Both involve pushing a lot of mass forward to counter the recoil [Read More…]
IWI sent me a batch of their latest marketing promotion photos. I would not resist sharing them with you. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Dom took these photos at IWA ’12 of a real KRISS Vector and a the official KRISS Vector airsoft gun. The detail on the airsoft version is incredible. [ Many thanks to Dom for emailing us the photos. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun [Read More…]
I understand, and appreciated, blinged out and chromed guns on parade, but they just look silly when used in exercises by soldiers who just looked like they stepped off a messy hay ride. The machine gun is a clone of the Czech ZB vz. 26, a gun developed in the 1920s. [Read More…]
IWI sent me an additional photo of the new 7.62mm NEGEV NG7 machine gun. Like the standard 5.56mm NEGEV, it is not possible to mount both optics and backup iron sights on the NG7. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Later this month IWI will officially unveil their new NEGEV NG7 Machine Gun. It will be chambered in 7.62x51mm but retain the same size as the standard model IWI Negev. The company is calling it “the World’s Only 7.62mm Caliber Light Machine Gun with [Read More…]
Those lucky Europeans will soon be able to buy a semi-automatic version of the CZ Scorpion EVO3. It is equipped with 20 round magazines, made from transparent polymer, although 30 round magazines are available. Starik has kindly provided photos of the gun … Win [Read More…]
Barrett brought their lightweight M240LW prototype to the Big Bang Shoot and SHOT Show. Unlike the M240L, which is in service with the Army, it does not use any exotic/expensive materials or manufacturing techniques to decrease weight. They instead decreased weight by [Read More…]
I rarely write gun accessory reviews and this is only the second review I have written in five years. A few months ago a friend of mine asked me if I had heard about Etymotic Research GunSport Pro Earplugs. She was working for one of their distributors and said they had [Read More…]
We got a chance to take a peek inside the new Surefire Ryder can. Two models will be available, one for .22 only, and another for .22/.17hmr. MSRP is 400 dollars for the dual purpose can. The Ryder uses aluminum baffles, and an inner and outer tube. Availability should [Read More…]
Colt is now manufacturing a fully functioning replica of the 1877 Bulldog Gatling Gun. It fires .45-70 cartridges at up to 800 rounds per minutes (the speed depends on how fast you can crank the handle). It is an incredibly beautiful piece of machinery and worked [Read More…]
The KRISS Vector is one of the most interesting and innovative weapons I’ve used in a very long time. I have been very impressed with the design, ergonomics as well as the lack of noticeable recoil. This is an impressive design to say the least. This weapon system has [Read More…]
A keen-eyed reader spotted a new variant of the Chinese Chang Feng Submachine Gun in use by Ugandan police. I have never before seen this particular configuration with its rear picatinny rail and H&K-style red/white coloring on safety mechanism. The photo below [Read More…]
Center Balanced Systems have updated their AK-style Draco Pistol from a conventional pistol design (in this case a stockless short barreled rifle) to a bullpup design. According to them the BATFE have stated that the new design is a pistol, not a short barreled rifle, [Read More…]