Category: Guns & Gear

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Guns from Public Enemies

Lars Dalseide, of the NRA, was kind enough to sent me photos of the two of the guns used in the movie Public Enemies. These guns will be on display at the upcoming Nation Firearm Museum Movie Guns exhibit. I was very surprised to learn that the bolt action used in the [Read More…]

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Lazy Photoshopping

Remember this … Caleb Sommerville, who worked at the Kansan, wrote a comment on the blog … I worked at the Kansan as a reporter when this article (and horrifying picture) ran. Jessica Wicks is a friend of mine, and I remember very well this front page. Let [Read More…]

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Prison Guns

The below photo is of a double barrel pistol that was loaded with matchstick heads behind a steel bullet. I guess it would be fired using a lighter. On a related note: how to reload primers using matchstick heads. [ Many thanks to James, of Hell in a Handbasket, for [Read More…]

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Tech-SIGHTS for CZ 452

Tech-SIGHTS have developed a new adjustable aperture sight for the CZ 452 rifle. The CZ200 sight costs $69. I am a big fan of their sights and use them on a couple of rifles. The company is also very accommodating and they answer their emails quickly. On one occasion [Read More…]

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M1 Carbine 10/22 Tribute

The E. Arthur Brown Company are selling a kit to that makes a Ruger 10/22 feel like a M1 Carbine. The total cost of the kit is about $190 (Stock + Sights + Sling). [Hat Tip: Xavier Thoughts]

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Magpul iPhone Case

I can’t believe I did not see these at SHOT. Midway USA has them on backorder. Expected ship date is the 29th. Extreme Tolerance points out that shipping from Midway USA comes to $8, nearly doubling the effective price of the $9.45 case. UPDATE: Todd points out [Read More…]

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Benelli MR1 (European version)

The civilian version of the Benelli MR1 Carbine was launched last year in the United States. It will go on sale in Europe at the end of April. The European model will probably make US owners jealous! In Europe the MR1 will come in two barrel lengths, 12.5″ or [Read More…]