Category: Guns & Gear

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Steyr AUG in Tunisia

BoingBoing published this interesting photo taken during the Tunisian revolution showing a solider equipment with a Steyr AUG and fixed bayonet. [ Many thanks to Cam for emailing me the link. ]

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New Pakistan G3S rifle

Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) had a new compact variant of the G3 called the G3S. I have not seen the specifications for this weapon. From what I can see, it features a redesigned fore-end, picatinny mounted under-barrel grenade launcher and a very short barrel. POF [Read More…]

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Caracal CSR Sniper Rifle

The UAE’s only gun manufacturer, Caracal International, have developed their first rifle. The Caracal Sniper Rifle (CSR) is a bolt action chambered in either .308 Win. or .300 Win. Mag. The magazine holds 10 rounds. It features a fully adjustable stock, quad [Read More…]

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New Turkish Assault Rifle

Turkish firm KALEKALIP has designed a nifty looking new battle rifle for the Turkish Army that will be manufactured by MKEK. The rifle is chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO and uses a gas piston and rotating bolt action. The barrel is 16″ in length. The total length is [Read More…]

More on Sabre Defence Auction

Nashville Business Journal reports that Alabama-based machine gun manufacturer Manroy USA has put in a $2.4 million bid on Sabre Defence. US Ordnance and Colt Defense are also interested. [ Many thanks to John for emailing me the link. ]

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Neopup 20mm vs. Door, Truck & Wall

The 20mm semi-automatic grenade launching Denel Neopup PAW-20 remains one of the weapons I would most love to get my hands on. Unlike the XM25 and simular airbirst grenade launcher, the Neopup is a direct fire weapon. In other words, you aim at your target and pull the [Read More…]

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TimberSmith SKS Thumbhole Stock

TimberSmith (A Tapco brand) are now selling a laminated thumbhole SKS stock. The stock counts as two 922r compliant parts. I really like the look of this stock. With an MSRP of $215, I am really tempted to buy one.

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Ruger LC9

Announced just before the 2011 SHOT Show, the Ruger LC9 made an appearance at the Media Day at the Range. ┬áThe gun apparently was very popular with the media as I shot the last two magazines of ammunition Ruger had at their station. The LC9 is a subcompact 9mm pistol, [Read More…]