Category: Guns & Gear

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Wilson Combat Polymer Pistol

Wilson Combat have developed a new 9mm polymer 1911 pistol. At the moment it is called the “Wilson Combat Polymer Pistol”. Specs: Caliber: 9mm Magazine Capacity: 16 rounds Barrel Length: 4.4″ Overall Length: 7.9″ Sight Radius: 6.2″ Weight [Read More…]

Blog back online

My webhosting company took it offline without telling me – they said I was abusing their server. Finally they have figured out that it was a problem with their reporting software, not me. Anyway it is back online. UPDATE: Slicehost did the right thing by me. They [Read More…]

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.50 BMG Flechette rifle

Daniel spotted a very interesting auction at gunbroker.com. The rifle on sale was a Boys Anti- Tank rifle modified by TRW-SYSTEMS GROUP and rechambered for .50 BMG. It was intended to be used for .50 BMG flechette rounds. Click to expand. The auctioneer claims that it [Read More…]

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Colt La Patria Gold Cup

Click to expand This beautiful .38 Super chambered 1911 pistol from Colt is a special edition honoring Vincente Guerrero, the 2nd president of Mexico. The gun features: Colt factory gold plated barrel bushing and spur hammer and strut. Old style factory roll marks. High [Read More…]

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Rechambering a Kimber Pro Carry pistol

Olav @ Firearms and Training wanted a kimber pistol in 9mm but could not find one he wanted that was California approved. He ended up getting a Kimber Pro Carry HD II .38 Super chambered in 9mm Luger / Parabellum. Read the blog post here.

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More 2 bore rifle photos

Last year I wrote about a massive 2 bore rifle, that was not yet fully complete. Colin Stolzer, of Stolzer & Son’s Gunsmithing, contacted me with some additional information and photos of the completed rifle. Colin build some of the parts of the rifle while he [Read More…]

Blog comment policy

I had adopted, with a few minor changes, the well written comment policy used by Sebastian at Snowflakes in Hell. Basically all I ask is that you do treat others the same as how you would treat them if you were discussing something face-to-face. Comment Policy: I [Read More…]

blog post correction

A few days ago I blogged about the new Scout Sniper Observation Telescope. I said it would use the Horus reticle. According to Allen, a Marine vet and analyst at The Columbia Group, The Marines will be using a standard Gen II Mil-Dot reticle, not the Horus reticle. As [Read More…]

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Steadicam mounted rifle

muck @ MP.net came across this photo of a G3 rifle attached to a Steadicam. While it is very cool looking it is also very impractical. Shooting sticks are a much better idea. If the shooter need to lie down or quickly maneuver he just drops the sticks. The correct use [Read More…]

New gun blogs and gun websites

This list of links has been a long time coming, in no particular order: Negligent Discharge – blogging about second amendment and gun issues. sig556reviews.com – blogging about firearms tech and reviews, focusing on the Sig 556 rifle. 9X19 Dan – [Read More…]

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New Tech-Sight AK peep sight

Tech-Sight who are well known for M16 style peep sight for the Ruger 10/22 will be selling an AK peep sight later this year. It features a “GI” style post and aperture sight picture, return to zero system (presumably after the receiver dust cover is removed) [Read More…]

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Sig 1911 Blackwater pistol

In 2007 Sig Sauer came out with a Blackwater branded Sig P226. This year they have partnered with Blackwater to produce a 1911. It features picatinny rail, custom wood grips with blackwater logo, Nitron coated stainless steel slide and SIGLITE night sights. Specs: [Read More…]

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Mossberg 100ATR Night Train II

Mossberg have announced a new rifle for 2009 called the 100ATR Night Train II. Oddly enough Mossberg did not include this rifle in their 2009 catalog. The rifle is a significant upgrade over the original Night Train. It features everything you can see in the above [Read More…]

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A Nigerian’s Shotgun

Last month I received an email from Nigeria. I know what you are thinking … not one of those emails 😉 Emmanuel was having some problems with his new shotgun and asked if I could help. I don’t know much about shotguns in general so I was not able to give [Read More…]

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Videos of guns blowing up

Always wear safety glasses! A few videos from YouTube illustrate why. [ Definition: Firing out of battery: when a round is fired before it is fully chambered. Instead of the expanding gas being forced out the barrel it wrecks havoc inside the gun) ] AR-15 blows up, not [Read More…]

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More 2-bore goodness

Billll @ Billlls Idle Mind took some photos of a friends’ 2-bore rifle. More photos and load info here. Later in the week I will be posting a heap of 2 Bore photos I have gotten from a gun maker who specializes in big bore rifles.

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Glock mounted glass breaker

FAB Defense, an Israeli company, makes a picatinny rail mounted glass breaker for the Glock. A pretty interesting device. It appears to need to be cocked first and then triggered when it hits the glass, unlike emergency window breakers which come cocked from the factory [Read More…]