Category: Guns & Gear

Gun prices soaring in the West Bank

Two years ago, an M16 automatic rifle could fetch $5,400 or more in the Palestinian West Bank. Now buyers at Hebron’s clandestine gun market are asked to pay more than double. Four months after Islamist Hamas routed secular Fatah in the Gaza Strip, fears that [Read More…]

Advice on purchasing FN FAL Rifles

From JWR @ Survival Blog: In answer to your questions, yes, FALs are still being made, but they are no longer being made in Belgium by FN. The FN-built FAL rifles are considered the benchmark of quality, and bring a premium price. Most of the FALs on the market in the [Read More…]

Shotgun thoughts

It hasn’t always been thus but since 1978 there hasn’t been a time when I haven’t owned at least one firearm. The actual number has gone up & down over the years, depending upon where I have been living, how much dosh I have been making, [Read More…]

Bed mounted shotgun rack

Home Back-Up Protection are selling a bed / mattress mounted shotgun rack. This is quite a clever idea! This is what they have to say about their product: The Back-Up is a rack that allows you to keep your shotgun or other defensive weapon within easy reach. A number of [Read More…]

Glock 21 torture test

This webpage is amazing! This guy has done the following to his glock: rusted, driven over, thrown out of a plane, dropped of a roof, buried in sand and more. And it still works like a Glock! Read about it here.

Real shooting Blunderbuss

A blunderbuss is a muzzle-loading firearm with a flared, trumpet-like barrel which discharges lead shot upon firing. It is the predecessor to the shotgun. The term blunderbuss is of Dutch origin namely donderbus, a combination of the Dutch terms donder (thunder) and bus [Read More…]

AK’s 60th anniversary

A very interesting video about the AK’s 60th anniversary. I like the following quote from the video “If it has given some countries the opportunity to gain freedom then it is a useful thing” – Kalishnikov It covers the history and current events [Read More…]