SayUncle confirms changes to the recoil system … The Gen 4 uses a double captive recoil system ala the G26/27/33. To accommodate this, the area in the frame below the recoil rod is more cut out. This reduces perceived recoil. It also should take care of the [Read More…]
Chris purchased a Glock 36 back in June 2008. After experiencing many failure-to-extract malfunctions, he sent it back to Glock to be fixed. He got the pistol back and again it had problems. He then sent it back a second time. Six months later Glock returns his pistol [Read More…]
HERA ARMS, makers of the Glock Carbine Kit, have turned their sights on the M1911 pistol. The Colt Pistol Extension (CPE) turns any mil-sepc 1911 into a .45 carbine. Installation is simple. All that is involved is removing the grip panels and attaching the CPE in their [Read More…]
Traction Control, a gun blogger and dealer. has the retail pricing on his website: Model Code Price Glock 17 Gen 4 9MM 4.49″ Polymer Matte 10Rd 3 Mags Fired Case Adjustable Sights – GLOCK 17 GEN4 9MM AS 10RD – Out of Stock - GLPG1750101 $568.99 Glock [Read More…]
Last week I blogged … I have also heard from a trustworthy source (I cannot reveal the source) that the Gen-4 G17 and G22 models This is now doubly confirmed. RSR Group, a firearm distributor, has listed the Glock 17 and 22 GEN4 on their website. Who has login [Read More…]
The suspected reason for the KB was a round fired out of battery. A couple more photos can be seen at Carolina Shooters Forum and Blue Gun Blog [Hat Tip: Blue Gun Blog]
Uncle has got the scoop!!!! I looks like I may have been correct regarding the new texture. Great to see that the fishscale slide serrations were dropped.
Masterpiece Arms are now selling their MPA (Mac-10 clone) carbines and pistols chambered in the .460 Rowland cartridge. The .460 Rowland was originally developed a decade ago as a magnum power cartridge suitable for the 1911 pistol. It is about 10% more powerful than [Read More…]
Promag is manufacturing 10 and 15 round magazines for the sub-compact Kel-Tec P3AT & Ruger LCP The 10 rounders cost about $32 and the 20 rounders are going for $35, although you may be able to find them cheaper at other sources. And now, before you ask [Read More…]
Argentine gun maker Bersa, best known for their Bersa Thunder 380 pistol, will be entering the lucrative compact-plastic-fantastic pistol market next year with the BP9CC, chambered in 9mm, and the BP40CC, chambered in .40 S&W. The inspiration for this pistol was the [Read More…]
Express Police Supply have a win-a-gun-a-month competition. In May the prize is a M&P in .380! SayUncle also blogged about the competition.
Todd, who blogs at Pistol Training, wrote on the M4Carbine.net forums that he believes that a striker fired version of the SIG P250 will be made available soon. Currently the P250 uses a true double action hammer system1. From Todd’s forum posting (emphasis added) [Read More…]
Sig Sauer has made two changes to the design of the SIG P250 Compact, 9mm, .40 S&W and .357 SIG models, which affect magazine and holster compatibility. They have changed the grip so that it is the same as the rest of the P250 product line. The original magazines [Read More…]
Wilsons Gunshop (aka. Wilson Combat) has just had two patent applications approved. Both attribute Douglas D. Olson as the inventor. The first, entitled “Bridged extractor spring for firearms” describes a a duel spring designed to prevent extraction problems [Read More…]
Springfield has introduced a compact version of the XD(m) pistol called the 3.8. Its name refers to the barrel length which is 3.8″ long, 0.7″ shorter than the standard XD(m). The name is sure to confuse many who will think it refers to the .380 cartridge. [Read More…]