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…]
The XD-M .45 will be unveiled at the NRA Convention.
While 1911s have been around for about 100 years, any new product line from a major firearm maker like Remington really is a big deal. The first reviews of the Remington 1911 R1 have started rolling in. Richard Mann at Tactical Life has reviewed the new pistol … [Read More…]
Lots of photos over at Rustmeister’s Alehouse.
In November last year rumors started circulating that Remington would introduce a 1911 pistol. The Remington 1911 R1 has finally been officially announced. Back in 1917, at the height of WWI, the U.S. Ordnance Department ordered Remington-UMC1 to produce 500,000 1911 [Read More…]
Mossberg is also jumping on the semi-auto-rifle-cut-down-to-pistol-size train. This year they will be selling a pistol variant of their .22 702 Plinkster rifle. They also offer their 802 .22 bolt action in a pistol form.
I don’t think “cute” is the word that is supposed to come to mind when you look at a black rifle. The M&P 15-22P has a 6″ barrel and a magazine capacity of 25 rounds. The MSRP is $585 and it will be shipping next month.
The C.O. Arms AWP is set apart by an all-black Carry-Tuff finish that protects the gun from all types of weather conditions, rust and scratches and is easily cleaned with just a wipe down. The AWP has a forged 7075 aluminum frame with checkered front strap and 4140 [Read More…]
My good friend REMOV managed to get a couple of photos of Renaud Kerbrat’s latest invention: the KRISS KARD pistol. The KARD will be officially unveiled later this year. Luckily you read The Firearm Blog and get the skinny right now! The patent application [Read More…]
This weeks movie gun is the Colt Police Positive which was used in the 1934 detective film The Thin Man. The small frame double-action revolver was introduced by Colt in 1907. This beautiful specimen was engraved and presented to William Powell. You can learn more about [Read More…]
SIG will be selling 25th Anniversary edition of the SIG P226. Just 226 pieces will be made. This beautiful gun features a black high polish, gold scrollwork, gold plating and walnut grips. The price is $1999. With such a limited run I think they will sell out quickly.
Timothy Lindsay (USA) and Renaud Kerbrat (Switzerland) are listed as the inventors on the recently published patent application #20100077643. The patent describes a new pistol recoil mechanism that is similar to is the mechanism used by the TDI KRISS. Like the TDI [Read More…]
The upcoming Nation Firearm Museum Hollywood Guns exhibit would not be complete without guns from the 1988 classic Die Hard. The barrels are threaded so that a blank firing adapter can be inserted. The blank adapter increases the pressure inside the barrel allowing the [Read More…]
Brian has written a very interesting post about his tour of the STI Factory.
The new Taurus 708 SLIM chambers the .380 ACP and has a capacity of 7+1. The Taurus 740 SLIM holds 6+1 rounds of .40 S&W. Both these new models will be available in black or two tone (black frame, stainless slide).
Calico has updated their line of helical-fed high-capacity carbines and pistols. Calico’s guns have not changed much in the past two decades and were looking dated. The new 9mm Liberty Tactical line, which replaces the foregrip with a quad rail, is a much needed [Read More…]