Ed Friedman has an update on the Palm Pistol … Info and photos at Tell Me Why.
I would not say that this Talo-exclusive Ruger SP101 is quite my taste, but I can see the appeal. It has a standard 2.25″ barrel. MSRP is $1,095.
Steve_NEPhila noticed that Jerry Miculek, the famous speed shooter, has de-locked the S&W 627PC he uses for IRC Open Division competitions. If someone is good enough for Jerry it is probably good enough for the rest of us! The S&W internal locks have irked [Read More…]
MasterPiece Arms, who are known for their MAC-10/11 clones, have branched out into the fast growing (and crowded) subcompact market. The Protector series includes the .32 ACP chambered MPA32 and the .380 ACP chambered MPA380. The pistols have a double action only action [Read More…]
Good news for Cali shooters. In the press release they did not say which guns were approved for sale. Charter Arms, Dayton, OH, July 13, 2010-Fifteen more Charter Arms Revolver models have just been approved for sale by the state of California. California and a few [Read More…]
American Tactical Imports is importing a series of 1911 pistols made by Shooters Arms Manufacturing in the Philippines. The ATI FX Military weighs 2.31 lbs. and is 8.5” long. The 1911 has a 5” barrel, all steel parts, a matte black military front and rear site, a [Read More…]
The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art has this incredibly beautifully engraved Colt Third Model Dragoon revolver. The gun was part of three pairs created for Samuel Colt to exhibit in Europe during the Crimean war. [ Many thanks to Jonathan for taking the photos. ]
I was sure that the promotional video for the Begane or “BIGGUN” was a hoax. Unfortunately the gun, which is described as a “civilized gun for civilized people”, is all to real. You would be forgiven for mistaking the Begane for a 19th century [Read More…]
Google Translate has failed me and so I know very little about this pistol. I think it is named the Shark and is currently in pre-production in Turkey. It is single action only and holds six rounds in its magazine. I like the design. UPDATE: Apparently it chambers 9mm [Read More…]
The latest beauty to emerge from the Wilsom Combat factory is the Wilson Combat Elite X-TAC. The X-TAC has been designed to operate well in both wet and dry conditions with or without gloves. To achieve this the front and backstrap feature a grip pattern that looks like [Read More…]
From the Advanced Armament Blog … Here’s our intrepid Mr. Hollister, apparently ready to defend his right to wear a skirt kilt to work
Both the Ruger LCR and LCR 357 pack quite a punch. Sadly physics does allow weight to be decreased without felt recoil increasing. Michael Bane makes the sensible recommendation that recoil sensitive shooters should buy the LCR 357 instead of the standard LCR because it [Read More…]
Andre, of Tactical-Life.com, visited the Kel-Tec factory to try out the Kel-Tec PMR-30 .22 Magnum pistol and sub-machine gun. I visited Kel-Tec CNC Industries in Cocoa, Florida to shoot their newest pistol, the PMR-30 and to demo their full-auto tactical variant. The [Read More…]
Yesterday I blogged a video of an AR-15 being fired underwater. This fascinating video shows the infamous APS underwater assault rifle and SPP-1 underwater pistol being fired in a pond. [ Many thanks to David for posting the link. ]
MIT students were recently honored by the Suffolk County District Attorney for their help in providing expert witness testimony in cases involving illegal gun possession. They were testifying that a discarded handgun would retain body heat for a period of time and that [Read More…]