As the number of staff writers has increased, and we are able to increase the number of product categories covered by the blog, so has the number of people accusing us (and me in particular) of doing reviews in exchange for money. Let me be absolutely 100% clear: We [Read More…]
Category: Other Gear & Gadgets
The hand grenade catapults being used by Syrian rebels are fascinating and apparently not a new phenomenon. Defence & Freedom blog has written about the history of hand grenade catapults.
When Ruger’s President and CEO Michael Fifer took the helm the company was not participating in some of the fastest growing segments of the firearm industry. They did not have a striker fired pistol, an AR-15, a 1911 or a sub-compact polymer carry pistol. The [Read More…]
The Ruger Q4 2012 earning call was particularly enlightening as to the environment gun companies are operating in at the moment. Ruger’s sales have been soaring. NCIS background checks for Q4 rose 41% while Ruger’s sales (from distributors to retails) rose [Read More…]
As many readers know my family and I have a cattle ranch in the highlands of central New Mexico. In order to effectively manage our herds and mitigate calf mortality, coyotes and other predators must be culled. Aside from coyotes…there has been a recent surge in [Read More…]
Brite-Strike Illumination is a company producing high end flashlights for police as well as the civilian market. The company was started by two police officers and is still officer owned and staffed. The company was started by Officers Brian Bushee and John Neal. These [Read More…]
The Hoppe’s No. 9 scent is one of my favorite, right up there with the smell of steak on the grill and the smell of new leather, but the formula is old, very old, and there is no shortage of modern bore cleaning solutions on the market. Hoppe’s [Read More…]
A reader emailed us asking to help identify the grenade launcher, at least I think it is a grenade launcher, on the hip of the commando in the foreground of the above photo. The photo shows two French special force soldiers. I don’t know the context of the photo [Read More…]
Smith Optics Elite have put together a nifty guns and girls calendar in the vintage pin-up / bomber art style. All proceeds go to Special Operations Warrior Foundation. It is on sale for $12.
Break Free announced the introduction of the Model LP-PS needle-style “Precision Shooter” applicator for its CLP gun lubricant. The new applicator allows a gun owner to apply a precise amount of the CLP firearms lube to a specific, hard to reach locations. [Read More…]
Winchester has issued a product recall on its 5.56mm M855 62 Grain PENE centerfire rifle ammunition … Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling one (1) lot of its 5.56mm M855 62 Grain PENE centerfire rifle ammunition. Symbol Number: ZGQ3308 [Read More…]
Outlaw Glam emailed us some photos of their nifty vintage-style jewelry made using cartridge cases. I have always been a fan of cartridge-bling jewelry. Valentine’s day is a week away
[ This guest post was contributed by Nightfly ] I found myself in the lucky position to try out this new Stuart Mitchell Survival Knife prototype during a recent trip. Number 476 is made from 5mm RWL34, has a full flat grind and retains its thickness throughout the [Read More…]
If you haven’t subscribed to Mr. Colion Noir on YouTube, you are missing one of the funniest, most intelligent, and best spoken gun culture personalities on the web right now. His videos are short, to the point, insightful, and… well, this dude just cracks [Read More…]