I received an email from a solider who is currently deployed to Afghanistan. He found this broken revolver at a local bazaar. Neither him nor I can identify it. Can you identify it or identify what design it was copied from? The only markings are an “H” on [Read More…]
This advertisement from FN’s latest promotion made me laugh. The first thing that I thought when I saw the ad was how crisp and pressed the man’s pajamas are. Look at the neat crease running down the middle of the sleeve! Now look at his face. That shave [Read More…]
Thompson/Center Arms have added a variant of the Encore Pro Hunter pistol to their Larry Weishuhn signature line. Its main feature over the standard model is the fluted barrel. The new Encore pistol bears Weishuhn’s signature on the right side of the blued receiver [Read More…]
These beautiful Colt Walker revolvers were used in Clint Eastwood’s western classic The Outlaw Josey Wales . I think these guns were featured on the previous episode of NRA News’ Curators Corner. Unfortunately I cannot figure out how to watch it! Anyhow, you [Read More…]
Vintage Ordnance are producing clones of the FP-45 Liberator pistol for just $599.50 + S&H. I have long since wondered why nobody was producing replicas. Reading their website I now know why … Though our reproduction is sold as a firearm and exceeds the [Read More…]
Talo has produced an exclusive 60th Anniversary Edition of the Ruger Vaquero revolver. I love the scroll work and gold band on the cylinder. The Vaquero is chambered in .45 Long Colt. It has an MSRP of $740.
Tam, via The Arms Room, brings us an interesting post about the Smith & Wesson’s small frame top break revolvers … Although Smith & Wesson introduced their centerfire top-break revolvers, complete with automatic simultaneous extraction and ejection, [Read More…]
Day At The Range reviews the Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special (TRS) 1911. The accuracy and shooting performance far exceeded my expectations. I am not a fantastic bullseye shooter, but years of USMC combat hadgun firing courses has made me very comfortable with my combat [Read More…]
Making a Glocks look beautiful since 1887 … John is selling his Mk. IV stubby.
A Winchester Ammunition rep disclosed to Joe @ ArmsTalk the top five pistol cartridges that they produce … 9mm- Winchester also has a military contract .40 S&W- Number one LEO round .38 Special- I found this surprising .45ACP .380ACP- our topic finally shows [Read More…]
The F.LLI Pietta’s MK-85 is a .22 LR pistol that is a scaled down semi-automatic clone of the British Sterling submachine gun. Its single stack magazine holds 15 rounds. The barrel is 7″ long. It weighs 3 lbs. Apparently the F.A.P. (Fabbrica d’Armi [Read More…]
Just 1776 of these 9mm pistols will be produced. The stainless slide has a Nitron finish with nickel accents. Top Gun have the pistol listed for $1050. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ]
Remington will be selling a limited range of accessories alongside their new 1911 R1 pistol. These include two aftermarket grips, seven and eight round magazines (the R1 is supplied with 7 round mags) and a 1911 maintenance multi-tool.
Dmitriy got hold of photos of two relatively unknown South African pistols. The ugly looking VARAN pistol was developed in the 1980s. Because South Africa was subject to an arms embargo at the time, its creators falsified documents and unsuccessfully tried to smuggle it [Read More…]
I just saw this over at Soldier Systems. The US PALM Tactical 22 is patterned after the 1911. The frame is made by 1911 manufacturer Caspian Arms and the upper by Marvel Custom. It features a match grade barrel (1″ at 50 yards accuracy is claimed), threaded [Read More…]
The .460 Rowland produces about 100 ft/lbs more energy than the 10mm Auto. Wild West Guns’ drop in kit for the Springfield XD allows you to pack 14 rounds of it into a magazine! Real Guns reviews the kit. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ]
Glock has appeared to be losing market share so this press release from the company is interesting … “Glock, Inc. is extremely pleased with the increase in both sales and market share for 2010 and have broken all previous sales records. These sales were [Read More…]