Slide Fire Solutions has developed a stock for the AR-15 that facilitates bumpfire shooting. It is reminicint of the ill fated Akins Accelerator that was initially approved by the BATFE but later deemed a full-auto device and banned. I am not sure quite how this works, [Read More…]
Category: Guns & Gear
This really made me laugh … [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ]
Rob at the Personal Armament Podcast has written two blog posts listing gift suggestions for shooters. The first is Gift Guide for Shooters (22 gifts under $50) and Gift Guide for Yuppie Shooters.
Many readers kindly sent in photos from the on-going police/military operations in the Rio slums. These two photos in particular caught my eye. This police officer is uses a 90 degree mounted EOTech. I have seen small red dot sights mounted on the side of competition [Read More…]
[ Bill Wilson of Wilson Combat wrote the following for the silencertalk.com forum. rsilvers, who runs Silencer Talk, gave me permission to repost it here. ] Got our first Wilson Combat 300 AAC BLACKOUTs together last Friday. Spent most of Sat and Sun on the range doing [Read More…]
“bowhunter4e” has created a video tutorial on DIY. camo dipping (Hydrographing). I am inspired to give it a try. About half the items in my office, from my sunglasses to my stapler, would look better in camo The DIY kit used in the video is the My Dip Kit [Read More…]
Weapons Blog has a list of guns competitions running this month.
You might remember that in 2008 George W. Bush was presented with a beautiful engraved CZ 550 rifle chambered in .308 Win by the Czech prime minister. Last year the Jordanian King Abullah II was presented with a nifty SA 58 automatic rifle with a special finish and [Read More…]
Keen-eyed reader Lance spotted these photos on Wikipedia … They could be captured Colt Commando carbines, but given the condition that appear to be in, I think it is more likely that they have been purchasing Norinco CQ 5.56mm carbines. [ Many thanks to Lance for [Read More…]
They do exist!
For decades gun aficionado’s have been wondering what the story was behind the strange short-barrel FAL used by actor Ian Yule (formally a member of the SAS and later a mercenary before becoming an actor) in the 1975 movie The Wild Geese. Earlier this year I [Read More…]
CMMG has developed a .22 LR conversion kit for the PN P90 and PS90. It takes just 30 seconds to swap in this kit (no barrel swap is needed). The current design uses Ruger 10/22 magazines (somewhat defeating the point of the P90) but a high-cap model is planned. No [Read More…]
An article, author unknown, has been circulating on Danish internet forums. It claims that the AK-47 design should be attributed to Danes, rather than Russians. Personally I do not buy this theory. Guns have evolved over hundreds of years since the cannon was invented. [Read More…]
Sig Sauer, the masters of product differentiation with so many models it is hard to keep count, have introduced a new magazine for the P238. The extended length magazine holds one extra round (seven vs. six rounds) and has a pinky finger rest. Strangely, they are not [Read More…]
“gotm4″, an armorer at Virginia Arms, posted photos of the SCAR PDW at M4Carbine.net. The ultra-short barrel combined the high mounted red dot at the end of the receiver makes it look almost sci-fi. [ Many thanks to King for the link. ]
Christian Lowe reports that the XM806 aka. the “Lightweight .50″ is on track for deployment in 2012 … Talk about taking a diet – the XM806 with its specially-designed tripod weighs a little over 60 lbs. That’s compared to the current M2 Heavy [Read More…]
Eagle-eyed reader Sean spotted a recent photo showing Marines with the Maritime Interception Operations (MIO) assault force using blue/training Brügger & Thomet MP9 submachine guns. The caption of the photo is … Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary [Read More…]