Category: Guns & Gear

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Most High Tech Ranges in the USA?

Someone recently asked me which were the most high tech gun ranges in the USA. The range closest to Germany’s Müller Schiess Zentrum Ulm Range (see video below) that I know of would be the new Gander Mountain Academy in Lake Mary, Florida. One of the nicest [Read More…]

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Kimber Solo Review

NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com.  To get up-to-date information on where to find cheap pocket pistols for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. The popularity of pocket pistols has really taken off these last couple of years. The gun [Read More…]

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Heizer Defense Double Tap

I handled the Heizer Defense Double Tap on the SHOT Show floor and liked it far more than I thought I would. While I don’t like the two round capacity, the gun just felt so good in my hand that I couldn’t help but like it. It is light, there is a 12 oz. [Read More…]

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SIG 556R

I had hoped to fire the SIG 556R at Media Day but the queue to shoot it was too long and after waiting about 15 minutes I left the SIG range. It looks like a fun gun to shoot. SIG will be selling it this year with a camo finish.

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AES Weapon Shock Simulator

The AES Weapon Shock Simulator (WSS) is a nifty device that simulates the shock environment created by firing an M4 Carbine. The simulator is designed to test the effect of firing on picatinny mounted accessories such as scopes and lights. The high-speed video below [Read More…]

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DPMS .22 Upper

At the Big Bang shoot I shot a suppressed DPMS .22 Upper receiver. It worked well. There is a review of the bull barrel target model at XDTalk Forums.

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H&K417 (HK762A1) Impressions

I shot the new consumer 7.62mm HK762A1 (H&K417) for the first time at Media Day. There were so many people queuing to shoot it I only got to shoot about 7 rounds. I fired those 7 rounds off as fast as possible (as I usually do) and it felt good. It is heavy, like [Read More…]

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Pistol Door Handle

From Boing Boing … The “Bang Bang Handle” is a door-handle made from a 9 mm Makarov semi-automatic pistol (“the personal weapon of the Soviet and post-Soviet armed forces and law enforcement”). It was designed by Nikita Kovalev, who [Read More…]

CEO Demonstrates Body Armor

PPSS Body Armour has published a video of their CEO being shot by a Glock 19 (9x19mm FMJ 124gr) while wearing body armor. Judging by the pain he is in, it looks he did not stuff newspaper, magazines or a phone book under his shirt before being shot.