Category: Pistols

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Sleeve Gun

Obviously this is not for use with a real gun. The video’s description makes little sense when translated from Japanese to English, but here it is for what it is worth … Nervous prototype parts have been assembled from the factory, complete reconditioning. [Read More…]

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Taurus 24/7 G2

Taurus has merged their best features from the 800, 24/7 and OSS lines into the new Taurus G2 24/7 pistol. The polymer framed double action autoloader will be available in .45 ACP, .40 S&W and 9mm (judging by Taurus’s 2010 catalog, we may not see the 9mm [Read More…]

Wired Reviews Body Armour

Wired Magazine tested three different level IIIA ballistic vests1 at the Oregon Ballistics Lab. Nice to see that a cheap $344 vest works as well as a $4490 vest 🙂 On a side note, that testing gun is an interesting device. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the [Read More…]

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Tacti-Awesome .22 Pistol

A few months ago I blogged about the Zimmerman Arms new rifles. I said that they looked like “the best tactical Ruger 10/22-style rifle available”. Checkout their new pretty damn awesome tactical pistol 🙂 They have not yet announced pricing.

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Desert Eagle has been updated

Magnum Research has updated the infamous Desert Eagle pistol. The new version features … Long picatinny rail Slimmer profile slide Improved gas system More ergonomic safety levers. The new version will be sold alongside the current model. Magnum has not yet [Read More…]

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Blackberry stops .32 bullet

Blackberry stops a bullet after boyfriend negligently discharge pistol at a restaurant. The Dayton Daily reports … The sleeve got caught in the coat, and as Holtvogt reached down, he noticed the slide on the .32-caliber handgun was pulled back. The gun then [Read More…]

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Kahr PM9 Kaboom

There seem to be lots of KABOOMs recently. Is it the weather? B18C5-EH2 wrote about his Kahr PM9 KB experience at The Firing Line forum … We read through the manual and I bought a 100 count box of Winchester “white box” from a local store. My [Read More…]

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MasterPiece Arms MPA22-T Pistol

The MPA22-T Pistol is a new MAC-10 styled pistol chambered in .22 LR. From the press release … The MPA22-T has a 5.25” threaded barrel with muzzle break, 1:16 barrel twist- RH and comes with a 30-round polymer magazine. It has 3.3 lbs trigger pull and a [Read More…]

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Pink Stuff @ SHOT

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 …

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ATI’s new GSG-522

Last year American Tactical Imports was forced to take their GSG-5, a .22 MP5 patterned pistol and rifle, off the market after they were successfully sued by H&K for trade dress infringement. You can imagine my surprise when I saw them on display at SHOT only a [Read More…]

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Glock 22 KABOOM

This Glock 22 (.40 S&W) blew up while firing reloaded ammunition. From AR15.com … Was at the range with some friends today, and a friends glock 22 grenaded with some commercially reloaded .40. This brand is really popular up here for idpa and ipsc as well as [Read More…]

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Armatix’s wireless gun safety

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…]

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Vltor Bren Ten

The Vltor Bren Ten (formally the Fortis pistol) is a clone of the original 10mm Auto Bren Ten. The main differences are, according to the company, tighter tolerances and better magazines (not compatible with original Bren 10 mags). The pistols will go on sale in May [Read More…]

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Ruger LCR coming in .357 Mag!

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…]

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Homemade 9mm Pistol

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. ]

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SIG P226 and P229 E2 pistols

SIG has updated the P226 and P229 line and added new E2 ( e-squared ) Enhanced Ergonomics models. The E2 Enhanced Ergonomics P226 & P229 build on the successful components that have made the P226 & P229 the choice of armed professionals world-wide. The newly [Read More…]

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New Ruger SR9C Compact

Ruger is set to announce the new compact version of their SR9 pistol. The press released was leaked online (Well done Richard!). The pistol features a short 3.5″ barrel, is chambered in 9mm and its standard magazine holds 10 rounds (17 round high-cap available). I [Read More…]

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Wiselite Arms Sterling SMG-styled pistol

Michael spotted a company manufacturing semi-auto Sterling SMG-styled pistols! Wiseland Lite is selling them for $450. They are available chambered in 7.62x25mm or 9mm. UPDATE: It was pointed out in the comments that Wiseland Lite require you to supply a Sterling kit.

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Don’t bring a gun near an MRI

The American Journal of Roentgenology published a fascinating article back in 2001 about an incident at a MRI imaging center in western New York State. An off-duty police entered the MRI scanner room and attempted to place his Colt M1991 A1 pistol on the top of a [Read More…]

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Glock Gen4 Unveiled!

Ed’s Public Safety, a dealer that which calls itself “Georgia’s #1 GLOCK Dealer and GLOCK Law Enforcement Distributor”, has published photos of the Glock 22 Gen4. I am sure Glock’s PR people are pretty annoyed right about now! So just to [Read More…]