Category: Pistols

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Blackberry stops .32 bullet

Blackberry stops a bullet after boyfriend negligently discharge pistol at a restaurant. The Dayton Daily reports … The sleeve got caught in the coat, and as Holtvogt reached down, he noticed the slide on the .32-caliber handgun was pulled back. The gun then [Read More…]

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Kahr PM9 Kaboom

There seem to be lots of KABOOMs recently. Is it the weather? B18C5-EH2 wrote about his Kahr PM9 KB experience at The Firing Line forum … We read through the manual and I bought a 100 count box of Winchester “white box” from a local store. My [Read More…]

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MasterPiece Arms MPA22-T Pistol

The MPA22-T Pistol is a new MAC-10 styled pistol chambered in .22 LR. From the press release … The MPA22-T has a 5.25” threaded barrel with muzzle break, 1:16 barrel twist- RH and comes with a 30-round polymer magazine. It has 3.3 lbs trigger pull and a [Read More…]

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ATI’s new GSG-522

Last year American Tactical Imports was forced to take their GSG-5, a .22 MP5 patterned pistol and rifle, off the market after they were successfully sued by H&K for trade dress infringement. You can imagine my surprise when I saw them on display at SHOT only a [Read More…]

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Glock 22 KABOOM

This Glock 22 (.40 S&W) blew up while firing reloaded ammunition. From AR15.com … Was at the range with some friends today, and a friends glock 22 grenaded with some commercially reloaded .40. This brand is really popular up here for idpa and ipsc as well as [Read More…]

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Armatix’s wireless gun safety

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…]

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Vltor Bren Ten

The Vltor Bren Ten (formally the Fortis pistol) is a clone of the original 10mm Auto Bren Ten. The main differences are, according to the company, tighter tolerances and better magazines (not compatible with original Bren 10 mags). The pistols will go on sale in May [Read More…]

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Ruger LCR coming in .357 Mag!

NRANews’s Cam and Company [ iTunes Link, 1/14/10 episode ] let slip the news that Ruger would have a LCR chambered in .357 Magnum on display. I am sure that this is the wheel gun that Michael Bane recently blogged about! The original .38 Special Ruger LCR was [Read More…]

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Homemade 9mm Pistol

This incredibably ugly (but in a good way) pistol uses Sten 9mm mag, an AK fire control group and a Luger barrel! Lots more photos and info here. [ Many thanks to Advocate for emailing me the link. ]