So cool. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ] [Hat Tip: Whattayagonnado ]
The Contemporary Classic Centennial, 100th Anniversary Edition, is Wilson Combat’s answer to the question “What would John Moses Browning have done with the 1911 if he had modern CNC machines available?”. Just 100 are being made. From the press release [Read More…]
Steyr has announced that they have redesigned the Reset Action System (striker) of their SA-1 and MA-1 pistols. The modification results in a much smoother trigger take-up and a remarkably consistent and crisp break at approximately five pounds. The redesign [Read More…]
Gun Holsters & Gear have published two gun reviews. The first is by Jay G. (of the MArooned blog). He reviews the North American Arms Mini-22LR. I remember as a kid when I held a mini-revolver for the first time and wondering what it was useful for. I still [Read More…]
The ISSC M22 pistol will soon be available in a tan (“Desert Camo”) or pink frame. Please don’t buy the pink frame MSRP starts at $300.
This has got to be the most confusing gun launch launch since I started blogging. A couple of readers emailed me about the launch of the XDm 3.8 Compact but I thought this was the XDm 3.8 launched last year. Why was I confused? Because Springfield’s marketing [Read More…]
The Ruger P90TH is a relatively nice looking special edition Ruger P90. It features a frame with a grey anodized finish and shiny chromed (or shiny stainless?) hammer and safety. Instead of, in my humble opinion, the awful looking Ruger P-series grips it features Hogue [Read More…]
From the press release … The 100th Anniversary Edition is a .45 caliber classic style WWII Parkerized 1911 pistol with a 5” barrel. A special engraving on the slide will read “1911 .45 ACP, 1911-2011, 100 Years”. This military style 1911A1 celebrates the [Read More…]
The Crimson Trace Laserguard is now available for the Springfield XD and XDM pistols. MSRP is $209.
Sig Sauer, the masters of product differentiation with so many models it is hard to keep count, have introduced a new magazine for the P238. The extended length magazine holds one extra round (seven vs. six rounds) and has a pinky finger rest. Strangely, they are not [Read More…]
The BBC reports … A pistol held by Sean Connery as James Bond in a poster to promote the 1963 film From Russia With Love has sold at auction for £277,250. The Walther air pistol fetched more than 10 times its estimate of £15,000-£20,000 at Christie’s in [Read More…]
This holster design is quite clever. The weight of the gun is transferred to the belt, but sitting above the belt it allows greater freedom of movement. The holster is compatible with most compact handguns up to 6.5″ in length. It sells for $70.
S.L.Variant’s speed loaders are now being sold in the US. The speed loader has individual springs for each round, which in theory are better than old big spring. The loader comes in a variety of sizes to accommodate different revolvers.
350 Taiwan dollars (about USD $11.50) will buy you this ridiculous comb. Guns are cool. Things that are shaped liked guns are not. [ Many thanks to Alex for emailing me the link. ]
Browning has announced the specifications of their new mini-1911 pistol. It is a replica of a standard 1911 but is scaled down to 85% of the original size. The frame and slide are made from an aluminum alloy with a blued-like finish. The gun utilizes a straight blowback [Read More…]
Colt and Baron’s Engraving have put together the Friends of NRA 2011 Gun of the Year. It is a beautifully engraved Colt Model 01991Z Government. From the press release … The 2011 Gun of the Year is custom made with a 24 karat gold plated barrel bushing and [Read More…]
$65 + shipping. [ Many thanks to Chad for emailing me the link. ]