This video makes me cringe! [ Many thanks to Sean @ Religio-Political Talk for emailing me the link. ]
Category: Guns & Gear
SayUncle made this video of the ACR at the NRA Show. Unc said about the trigger … Also, the ACR had an amazing out of the box trigger. I even asked if it was a special trigger and was told that was standard. Little creep and a nice clean break.
The new Night Arrow 6 – CGT night vision scope from ATN features a very nifty red-on-green reticle. That must be a real blast to shoot with! The scope costs $1795.
[ Many thanks to Tyler for emailing me the link. ] [Hat Tip: MacWorld]
This is a photoshop made by a Gregor, a of the blog.
East Germany, in the period before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, was short of foreign currency. In an attempt to generate cash for imports Wieger developed an AK-clone chambered in 5.56mm NATO. It was apparently very reliable. The collapse of the wall saw the demise [Read More…]
Sig Sauer (Europe) has reintroduced the SIG P210 Legend. It features … ergonomic Beaver Tail American magazine catch handy magazine bottom modern square sights internal drop safety Heavy Frame standard highly resistant QPQ coating smooth safety lever One website [Read More…]
Somebody get this kid a lathe and milling machine. Imagine what he could do! [ Many thanks to Thomas for emailing me the link. ]
I have blogged about the German grenade pistols before. They were an intriguing segue in the history of firearm development which was not really revisited until recently with the development of small caliber 20mm and 25mm grenades. The WWII In Color forum has some very [Read More…]
At least on TFB, the Taurus 738 TCP has been controversial with my blog post about it generating over 220 comments about it. Many owners have experienced problems. One reader, Nilo, did an analysis of what he thinks is the cause of the last-round hold-open problem. Nilo [Read More…]
This video shows the relatively new Croatian VHS assault rifle being tested. It does not show anything extraordinary, but I had not before seen close-up video of it being fired so I thought it was worth blogging. [ Many thanks to Pavao for emailing me the video. ] [Read More…]
A new company called Holland Automatic Rifles (HAR) are developing a new AR-15-style upper receiver and piston system. John from HAR explained how their system works … It works on a new principal, of venting most of the unused gasses before they enter the piston. [Read More…]
Remington has revealed how their new Xelerator Wad technology, which is used in the HyperSteel ammunition, works. An extra powerful primer ignites a column of power contained inside the wad. For very brief period of time wad rockets forward, much like a simple [Read More…]
This photo is of a Model 1874 Gatling Gun. Beautiful piece of work but at $45,000 it is out of my price range. Full resolution photo at Personal Armament Podcast. [ Many thanks to Rob for emailing me the pic. ]
1911-patterened pistols chambered in .22 LR are all the rage right now in the industry. Umarex USA, who manufacture the .22 Colt M4 Carbine, will be selling a Colt branded 1911-style .22 pistol later this year. The pistol will come in three models. The Government-style [Read More…]