Category: Guns & Gear

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Bushmaster ACR

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.

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Wieger STG 940 rifles

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…]

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SIG P210 Legend Reintroduced

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…]

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German WWII Grenade Pistols

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…]

Analysis of Taurus 738 problem

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…]

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TAS Pistol sight

The TAS Pistol is an interesting new pistol fiber optic sight system. For night shooting a tritium lamp lights up the fiber. It looks quite impressive in the video … They hope to be selling the product in the United States this year. [ Many thanks to Mark for [Read More…]

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VHS assault rifle tests

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…]

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Kel-Tec PMR 30 SMG Prototype

I am literally drooling all over my keyboard … Now they need to make a version with 16″ barrel and start selling it! More photos at SNAFU! blog. UPDATE: Robert says … The PMR-30 SMG is a full-auto only developmental prototype. It is not available for [Read More…]

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Fausti Caledon Shotgun

New in the US from Fausti … Sleek and fast pointing, the Caledon is offered in 12, 16, 20, 28 gauge and .410 bore. All receivers are scaled to the gauge except the .410 bore, which is on a scaled 28 gauge receiver. All guns feature a 14-1/2” length of pull, [Read More…]

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Ruger LCR 357

Ruger have finally deliver the revolver that fans have been clamoring for since the original Ruger LCR was launched last year. The new LCR-357 is chambered in .357 Magnum, giving it a lot more punch (no doubt both to the target and the shooter) than the previous .38 [Read More…]

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Colt / Umarex .22 1911

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…]