Surefire beat Magpul to the market! David at Defense Review got an exclusive on the upcoming 60 and 100 round magazines from Surefire. The 100 rounder MAG5-100 looks far to big to be useful, but the 60 round MAG5-60 looks perfect for the M27 IAR.
Category: Guns & Gear
FNH’s Sniper Support Rifle has been approved for production by USSOCOM and will be fielded in May 2011. It has been given the designation MK 20 MOD 0 SSR. FN SCAR fans will be happy at this announcement. From the press release … The MK 20 was originally [Read More…]
A reader from Kosovo emailed me to say that the Kosovo Security Force has adopted the G36 as their standard service rifle. [ Many thanks to Lorenc for emailing me the link. ]
“Lego Black Ops” is a parody of the recently released computer game Call of Duty: Black Ops. It is all just Lego figurines but there is blood, violence and explosions so it may be NSFW The guns used in the video were purchased from BrickArms.
The Ruger P90TH is a relatively nice looking special edition Ruger P90. It features a frame with a grey anodized finish and shiny chromed (or shiny stainless?) hammer and safety. Instead of, in my humble opinion, the awful looking Ruger P-series grips it features Hogue [Read More…]
The President of Slide Fire Solutions emailed me these photos of the final production SSAR-15 bumpfire stock. The previous photos I published were of a test sample without any texture applied. It looks like a lot of fun.
This costume is amazing It makes me want to go buy a can of green spray paint and a airsoft M14. [ Many thanks to Jesse for emailing me the photo. ] [Hat Tip: Inspire Me Now]
Military Times has a very interesting article about the use of multi-gun competition-style training being used at the USMC base at Quantico. Experts from Weapons Training Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico believe a new trend in shooting competition, termed [Read More…]
This video, probably filmed by a police officer, shows police officers in Rio clearing a favela (slum). There are many shots of a officer using a Madsen machine gun. At 20 lbs (unloaded, I think) it is heavy gun for a magazine fed weapon. On the other hand the weight [Read More…]
Jeremiah Cottle, President of Slide Fire Solutions, told me that there are no mechanical devices in the SSAR-15 bumpfire stock. As many of you suspected, the operator must supply forward muscular force on the rifle to fire on “auto”. I think This is why the [Read More…]
From the press release … The 100th Anniversary Edition is a .45 caliber classic style WWII Parkerized 1911 pistol with a 5” barrel. A special engraving on the slide will read “1911 .45 ACP, 1911-2011, 100 Years”. This military style 1911A1 celebrates the [Read More…]
The Crimson Trace Laserguard is now available for the Springfield XD and XDM pistols. MSRP is $209.
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…]
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.