[ Many thanks to Mason for emailing me the pic. ]
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…]
A hunter shoots a charging boar with a pistol … pretty crazy. [ Many thanks to Paulo for emailing me the video. ]
Prof. Osvaldo Gatto is a Argentinian gun maker who has quite a following around the world. He makes reproductions of a variety of weapons ranging from swords to blackpowder cannons and everything in between. I love the clean lines on the reproduction of a German wheel [Read More…]
Over at EveryDayNoDayOff there is a discussion about this gigantic 12 gauge revolver confiscated from a Taiwanese man. [ Many thanks to Justin for emailing me the link (I missed it on EveryDayNoDayOff, which I regularly read) ]
Heh, the $10,000 Glock, mentioned before on the blog, has again failed to sell on Gun Broker. It hardly looks like it is worth $10,000. [Hat Tip: SaysUncle]
Caleb dissects a pro-revolver press release.
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 …
A company is selling speed loaders for the .500 S&W! These monsters are machined out of aluminum billet and hold 5 rounds. I can’t help but think that a better solution than a .500 S&W speedloader is simply to keep far away from lion prides, rhino herds [Read More…]
One of the major product launches at SHOT Show was the launch of the S&W Bodyguard Series. Smith & Wesson have applied the Bodyguard name to a variety of lightweight wheel guns over the past 50 or 60 years. The latest iteration of the Bodyguard brand again [Read More…]
OK … words fail me.
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…]
Over the past 6 months I have been following the Marines sly procurement of M45 1911 pistols (formally MEU(SOC) pistol) in small parts. The Marines have just procured 150,000 rounds of Federal Premium Gold Medal .45 Auto 185GR FMJ-SWC Match Ammunition. The procurement [Read More…]
A reader emailed me these photos of a revolver which belonged to his Grandfather during WWI. It looks to me like a fancy Webley. Does anyone know what model gun it is and who made it?