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…]
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.
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…]
The Kriegsmarine apparently issued mini-RPG rounds for their double-barreled flare gun. Crazy.
The controversial Kimber SIS Custom .45 1911 line of pistols will be discontinued in the New Year. From Kimber1911pistols.com … Note: the SIS family is discontinued as of January 1, 2010. Kimber will ship outstanding orders but they will not take orders on the SIS [Read More…]
At SHOT ’08 Ruger unveiled the Ruger LCP pistol and in ’09 we saw the new Tactical Mini-14. So what is in store for us this year? Michael Bane has already gotten his hands on a new Ruger single action … We took the new Ruger to the range today, and it [Read More…]
CZ-USA posted photos on Twitter of two CZ 75 P-07 prototypes. The P-07 is the new polymer version of the CZ 75. It introduced earlier this year.
Kahr are now selling their sub-compact PM9 and the PM40 pistols with a Crimson Trace Laserguard (model LG-437) installed at the factory. Both the PM9093L and PM4043L have a retail price of $991. [Hat Tip: Shooting Illustrated]
Magnum Research is manufacturing a 1911 which will go on sale next year! Two sized model will be on offer. Magnum Research has entered the 1911 segment of the handgun market with its first two offerings, a full-size (5.055” barrel) and semi-compact (4.33” barrel) [Read More…]
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…]