Category: Guns & Gear

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[Guest Post] Mk. IV Webley

[ This post was written by Wayne Watson ] Some years ago, I was passing by my favorite gunshop and the inevitable happen= there was something in the safe that I MIGHT be interested in. A Mk. IV Webley, complete with Lee dies and the original holster. Being broke, I [Read More…]

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[Guest Post] DIY Gun Parts

[ This guest post was written by Doug from Iowa ] Twelve years ago, I bought a MAK-90 with a thumbhole stock. I enjoyed the rifle as did my friends, but as time moved along so did my gun collection. The MAK-90 sat in the safe for longer and longer periods of time. [Read More…]

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Blaser R8 at IWA 2011

While at IWA, I had a chance to familiarize myself with many fine firearms, including high end rifles from Blaser. Their newest rifle is the R8, a development of the straight-pull bolt action R93. The R8’s action has been beefed up and is currently available in [Read More…]

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Dan Wesson Guardian 9mm

Dan Wesson, a subsidiary of CZ-USA, has been manufacturing 1911s for quite some time, and models like the Bobtail have gotten a good amount of attention for their carry-friendly features. The new Guardian pistol is available in .45 ACP and 9mm. It has a Commander length [Read More…]

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Double Barrel Shotgun Quad Rail

LaserLyte has developed a Quad Rail for double barrel shotguns. I think this product is an excellent idea. Double barrel shotguns are excellent defensive weapons, and being able to add a light and/or laser will only improve their utility in the home. The LaserLyte [Read More…]

New SIG pistols

Sig Sauer Guns has a list of SIG new pistols slated for production this summer … 220R-45-BSS-E2 – P220 in .45 ACP with night sights and enhanced ergonomic grips (E2) 220R-45-XTM-BLKGRY – P220 Extreme – just like the P226 Extreme but in a 220 E26R-9-DP – [Read More…]

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Tactical Lever Action

But why not? An EOTech is the perfect sight for a pistol cartridge chambered carbine. Suppressors are just as useful on a lever action carbine as they are on a pimped-out AR-15. As for the Magpul AFG grip … ok, I admit that it taking the concept a too far!

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Chinese soldiers reject shotgun

While being light on details, Strategy Page reports that the Chinese PLA has decided not to expand its arsenal of shotguns, considering them a riot control weapon rather than a combat weapon. The Chinese police and army shotgun is the Norinco / Hawk Industries [Read More…]

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CSG Maglite Flashlight Gun

AutoWeapons.com is selling a AOW gun, called the CSG Companion, that chambers a single .410 shot gun shell and functions as a flashlight. It is selling for $895. The gun is branded as CSG. I can find no information on this firm other than their FFL details. The gun is [Read More…]

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Bofors Ak 5C assault rifle

I spotted these photos of Swedish recruits undergoing basic training with their Bofors Ak 5C assault rifles. The AK5C is the modernized version of the original AK5, a derivative of the FNC carbine. It became the standard Swedish service weapon a few years ago. The [Read More…]

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H&K MR-308 at IWA 2011

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…]

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Cuban AK Optics???

Can anyone identify the optics used on these AKM rifles carried by Cuban soldiers. I have never see one like it before and my copy of Frank Iannamico’s epic tome on the AK is not at hand. [ Many thanks to m4shooter for emailing me the photo. ]

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The Palm Pistol Debate

No blogosphere, least of all the gun blogosphere, would be complete without the occasional controversy. The latest of these to hit our corner of the internet is a debate over the utility of the Palm Pistol concept. Last week Outdoor Life writer John Snow wrote a blog [Read More…]

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Rossi Circuit Judge .44 Magnum

The Rossi Circuit Judge, originally introduced last year chambered in .45 LC / .410 shotshell, will soon be available in .44 Magnum. This model has been designed for scope use and features a cantilever scope mount and hammer extension, although it does retain the fiber [Read More…]

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Ruger SR1911 .45 ACP Pistol

The much anticipated Ruger SR1911 has arrived. The pistol features an attractive bead-blasted stainless finish and checkered hardwood grips. The best feature: the price! With a MSRP of $799, it is cheaper than similarly specced imported 1911s. The slide is CNC machined [Read More…]

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GemTax Day

To ‘celebrate’ tax day, GemTech is offering to pay the $200 BATFE tax stamp on behalf all customers who purchase their GEMTECH TREK-T 5.56mm suppressor on April 18th, 2011 through the end of the month! This suppressor costs $1,100. The TREK-T is primarily [Read More…]

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HS Precision rifle KABOOM

Last month I posted photos of a Mosin Nagant rifle that broke just in front of the chamber. I had never seen that happen before. Surprisingly, it has happened again to a high-end HS Precision rifle. The rifle was being used in a shooting competition in Russia when it [Read More…]