Category: Rifles

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HERA 1911 Carbine Kit

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…]

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Bushmaster ACR Photos

Yesterday I blogged about Jesse James receiving the first consumer ACR rifle. He has had the rifle photographed and posted the photos on ar15.com. Ignore all Spike’s Tactical logos, they were added to the photos and are not on the actual gun. Jesse says … [Read More…]

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Accuracy International AE MKII

Accuracy International has updated their .308 Win. AE rifle and Shooting Illustrated has posted an article about it online … Accuracy International (AI) rifles have always been something of an enigma with mainstream shooters in the United States. These [Read More…]

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STANAG 4179 does not exist!

Most of you, I think, know what is meant by a term “STANAG magazine”. For those of you who do not, it refers to a specification prepared by NATO which describes the dimensions of an AR-15 / M16 compatible magazine. An example of the usage of the term is in [Read More…]

New .308 Lapua Palma

Accurate Shooter reports that Lapua will soon introduce a .308 Winchester case that uses small primers instead of large rifle primers. Adam Braverman of Nammo-Lapua just confirmed that Lapua, at the behest of the U.S. Palma team, has been quietly developing a NEW [Read More…]

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Update on the IAR competition

A couple of days ago I blogged about H&K winning the USMC’s IAR competition. There has been much confusion regarding the IAR competition since then. Dan Lamothe, who broke the news, updated his The Marine Times article and added that it now appears that the [Read More…]