Caleb dissects a pro-revolver press release.
Can’t think what to get the wife, girlfriend or sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? The Firearm Blog has you covered Pink is the new black and SHOT was awash in it …
A company is selling speed loaders for the .500 S&W! These monsters are machined out of aluminum billet and hold 5 rounds. I can’t help but think that a better solution than a .500 S&W speedloader is simply to keep far away from lion prides, rhino herds [Read More…]
One of the major product launches at SHOT Show was the launch of the S&W Bodyguard Series. Smith & Wesson have applied the Bodyguard name to a variety of lightweight wheel guns over the past 50 or 60 years. The latest iteration of the Bodyguard brand again [Read More…]
OK … words fail me.
Danger Room reports on a unique pistol made by German firm Armatix. The gun is armed by a wristwatch and disarmed when the watch is out of range. The .22 pistol sells for 7000 EUR ($9750)! Obviously this device is very impractical in the real world. The bright green [Read More…]
Over the past 6 months I have been following the Marines sly procurement of M45 1911 pistols (formally MEU(SOC) pistol) in small parts. The Marines have just procured 150,000 rounds of Federal Premium Gold Medal .45 Auto 185GR FMJ-SWC Match Ammunition. The procurement [Read More…]
A reader emailed me these photos of a revolver which belonged to his Grandfather during WWI. It looks to me like a fancy Webley. Does anyone know what model gun it is and who made it?
Unbeknown to me, China has been developing a line of underwater guns. Their designs are based on Russia’s underwater guns but are chambered in a new cartridge that appears to use 5.8x42mm (Chinese DBP87) brass. The Chinese version of the Russian SPP-1 three [Read More…]
The entire KRISS line is going to be available in .40 S&W later this year. Additionally, lower receivers will be sold so that a .45 model can be converted to .40 S&W. Like the .45 version, it also uses Glock magazines. The photo below of the prototype .40 [Read More…]
DS Arms, not wanting be to outdone by their AR-making counterparts, will be selling a Short Barred Rifle (SRB) and pistol version of the FN FAL. They feature a barrel about 8″ long (+/- one inch, I forget the exact length). The pistol is essentially the SBR with [Read More…]
The KRISS Systems’ KRISS Vector is now available in a pistol configuration. This allows civilians to purchase a short barreled configuration where previously they were limited to the 16″ carbines. The military and law enforcement the select-fire pistol [Read More…]
The 9mm Beretta 92FS and 96 have been updated for 2010. The new 92A1 and 96A1 feature Higher capacity magazines (17 rounds for 92A1 and 12 rounds for 96A1). They are still compatible with older magazines. Picatinny rail. Rounded trigger guard. Removable front sight. [Read More…]
NRANews’s Cam and Company [ iTunes Link, 1/14/10 episode ] let slip the news that Ruger would have a LCR chambered in .357 Magnum on display. I am sure that this is the wheel gun that Michael Bane recently blogged about! The original .38 Special Ruger LCR was [Read More…]
This incredibably ugly (but in a good way) pistol uses Sten 9mm mag, an AK fire control group and a Luger barrel! Lots more photos and info here. [ Many thanks to Advocate for emailing me the link. ]