Category: Pistols

Serbian IPSC Kid

Zeljko Provic, an IPSC shooter from Pozarevac in Serbia, was 12 years old when this video was shot. I think I wasted my childhood! [ Many thanks to Paulo for emailing me the link. ]

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SIG P210 Legend Reintroduced

Sig Sauer (Europe) has reintroduced the SIG P210 Legend. It features … ergonomic Beaver Tail American magazine catch handy magazine bottom modern square sights internal drop safety Heavy Frame standard highly resistant QPQ coating smooth safety lever One website [Read More…]

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German WWII Grenade Pistols

I have blogged about the German grenade pistols before. They were an intriguing segue in the history of firearm development which was not really revisited until recently with the development of small caliber 20mm and 25mm grenades. The WWII In Color forum has some very [Read More…]

Analysis of Taurus 738 problem

At least on TFB, the Taurus 738 TCP has been controversial with my blog post about it generating over 220 comments about it. Many owners have experienced problems. One reader, Nilo, did an analysis of what he thinks is the cause of the last-round hold-open problem. Nilo [Read More…]

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TAS Pistol sight

The TAS Pistol is an interesting new pistol fiber optic sight system. For night shooting a tritium lamp lights up the fiber. It looks quite impressive in the video … They hope to be selling the product in the United States this year. [ Many thanks to Mark for [Read More…]

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Kel-Tec PMR 30 SMG Prototype

I am literally drooling all over my keyboard … Now they need to make a version with 16″ barrel and start selling it! More photos at SNAFU! blog. UPDATE: Robert says … The PMR-30 SMG is a full-auto only developmental prototype. It is not available for [Read More…]

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Ruger LCR 357

Ruger have finally deliver the revolver that fans have been clamoring for since the original Ruger LCR was launched last year. The new LCR-357 is chambered in .357 Magnum, giving it a lot more punch (no doubt both to the target and the shooter) than the previous .38 [Read More…]

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Colt / Umarex .22 1911

1911-patterened pistols chambered in .22 LR are all the rage right now in the industry. Umarex USA, who manufacture the .22 Colt M4 Carbine, will be selling a Colt branded 1911-style .22 pistol later this year. The pistol will come in three models. The Government-style [Read More…]

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Can you identify this revolver?

I received an email from a solider who is currently deployed to Afghanistan. He found this broken revolver at a local bazaar. Neither him nor I can identify it. Can you identify it or identify what design it was copied from? The only markings are an “H” on [Read More…]

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STI GP6-C Review

Brian has written an excellent review of the STI GP6-C (“C” for competition) which he plans on using in the USPSA Production Division. After my first 500 rounds without cleaning, I was very impressed with the GP6-C. There are only two things I would like to [Read More…]

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The Outlaw Josey Wales’ guns

These beautiful Colt Walker revolvers were used in Clint Eastwood’s western classic The Outlaw Josey Wales . I think these guns were featured on the previous episode of NRA News’ Curators Corner. Unfortunately I cannot figure out how to watch it! Anyhow, you [Read More…]

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S&W “new” SD9 and SD40

Smith & Wesson has unveiled the new Model SD9 and Model SD40 pistols. These “new” guns are simply S&W Sigma Series pistols with some improvements and a new name. The improvements over the Sigma are improved trigger, tritium night front sight, rubber [Read More…]

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Ferrari making guns?

The Telegraph posted this photo of a captured Mexican drug lord gun collection … The Infomador had this to say about the raid (Kindly translated by Ztryfe)… A drug lord “El Lobo” (The Wolf) was arrested in October 2009 in Jalisco, tearing appart [Read More…]

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Sig Sauer P226 “Gadsden”

Just 1776 of these 9mm pistols will be produced. The stainless slide has a Nitron finish with nickel accents. Top Gun have the pistol listed for $1050. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ]

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Two obscure South African pistols

Dmitriy got hold of photos of two relatively unknown South African pistols. The ugly looking VARAN pistol was developed in the 1980s. Because South Africa was subject to an arms embargo at the time, its creators falsified documents and unsuccessfully tried to smuggle it [Read More…]

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New Remington 1911 R1

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…]

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Mossberg 702 Plinkster Pistol

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.

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KRISS KARD update

I am not an engineer, I do my best! It turns out I was slightly wrong about the recoiling mechanism on the KRISS KARD. The barrel is fixed and does not recoil. A telescopic1 bolt carrier (for lack of a better term) is what actuates the forward recoil system. It is a [Read More…]

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S&W M&P 15-22P Pistol

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.

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Palm Pistol update

Constitution Arms has made some changes to the design of their upcoming Palm Pistol. It will be chambered in .38 Special instead of 9mm Luger/Parabellum in order to paid extraction. Thankfully the combination lock was removed from the device! unfortunately it still [Read More…]

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C.O. Arms AWP Model 1911

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…]

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P226 25th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

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.

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Interesting New Pistol Design

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…]