Category: Guns & Gear

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Remington selling Rugers

Remington subsidiary AAC will be selling integrally suppressed Ruger 10/22 rifles! This is incredibly clever and gutsy move for AAC. Many Customer will be demanding the popular Ruger 10/22 and many won’t accept the Freedom Group substitutes, the Remington 597 and [Read More…]

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Leupold VX R Scopes

Leupold has introduced a new inexpensive illuminated scope line. The scopes are pretty basic, unlike the higher end VX3 and Mark 4 illuminated scopes, but they feature good quality glass unlike the cheaper illuminated scopes currently on the market. I asked one of the [Read More…]

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Sako 90th Anniversary Model

The Finnish rifle manufacturer Sako (now owned by Beretta) was started in 1921 and turns 90 years old this year. The 90th anniversary gun is a beautiful Sako Model 85 chambered in .450 Rigby.

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ADCOR Defense BEAR

The ADCOR Defense BEAR (Brown Enhanced Automatic Rifle) is a very nifty new piston-operated AR-15 carbine. The piston is permanently attached to the bolt carrier (think AK-47) and it travels through a machined boss in the upper receiver, which prevents the problem of [Read More…]

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ATI MP 40 (.22LR)

Along with the Stg.44, ATI plan on importing a clone of the famous German MP 40 Maschinenpistole chambered in .22 LR. It is a very nifty gun. One problem with importing a replica of the MP 40 is that it has a very long tubular receiver and a short barrel. The gun [Read More…]

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ATI StG 44 rifle (.22 LR)

Next year (2012) American Tactical Imports will be selling a .22 rifle patterned after the Sturmgewehr 44. The gun on display was just a prototype but it felt and looked great. The gun will be manufactured by GSG (who make the MP5 .22 clones) and imported into the USA [Read More…]

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XADS Anti-pirate laser gun

It looks like a Mac-10 but is in fact a high powered handheld laser from a company called XADS (Extereme Alternate Defense Systems). It has a max daylight range of 1km and a night range of 2.5 km. The battery lasts 30 minutes. The laser is a 2.5 (min) – 3 watt [Read More…]

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Taurus Carbine

The Taurus Carbine CT G2 is a very nifty carbine that will be introduced into the US market this year. It is built from polymer lower (with build in magwell handguard) and aluminum lower. It has a 16″ barrel and is chambered in 9mm (34+1 capacity), .40 S&W [Read More…]

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Walther PPQ Pistol

The new Walther PPQ has finally been unveiled. The pistol is striker fired and features a new trigger system with a claimed crisp 5.5 lbs trigger. It will be available in .40 S&W and 9mm Parabellum.

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KRISS Sphinx Pistols

The Sphinx pistols look great and feel great. They shoot with a guaranteed accuracy of 2″ at 25 yards. More on them tomorrow. I have been up since 6am and my laptop battery is about to die on me. Lots more photos tomorrow. [ Many thanks to Byan Jones for the [Read More…]

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Ruger GunSite Scout Rifle

The Ruger GunSite Scount rifle was very nice to shoot. I love the Scout Concept and this is a Scout done well and relatively cheaply. If you decide you don’t like the scout-scope, standard Ruger rings attached to the normal palce.

Email bankruptcy

I have accumulated a terrible level of email/inbox debt. There are over 300 emails needing a reply. I have no choice but to declare ‘email bankruptcy’. This means that if you have emailed me and expect a reply, you probably won’t get one. This applies [Read More…]

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SIG SAUER 522 Commando

JayG was the first person to publish a photo of the SIG SAUER 522 Commando, a soon-to-be-launch .22 LR rifle from SIG. The rifle features a carbine length barrel, faux suppressor, quad rails, “classic” stock and forend grip. UPDATE: I have just been informed [Read More…]

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Kel-Tec KSG Stripped

Tobias, of Kel-Tec, emailed me this photo of the Kel-Tec KSG Shotgun stripped down. I can’t wait to get my hands on this gun! [ Many thanks to Tobias for emailing me the photo. ]

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Hellenic Army’s HK G3A4

The latest video by TFB reader Aegeanhawk shows Hellenic Army National Guardsmen firing a pretty cool H&K G3A4 packed with a EOTech sight, forend rails (Brügger & Thomet rails?), bipod and foregrip. The setup looks really good.