Suburban has put together a list of links to popular DIY Ruger 10/22 mods.
Minute Man Armor make armor that mounts into picatinny rails. Weird. Jovian Thunder Bolt has more info.
The lawsuit between ATI and H&K has been settled. Ed reports … Production and importation of the original design GSG-5 ceased as of Oct, 8, 2009 with the signing of the agreement. The remaining inventory now in the USA can be sold by ATI, all distributors and [Read More…]
Back in July, when the specification for the original Remington ACR specifications where announced, I said one of the cartridges it would chamber was the 6.5mm Grendel. Remington said “6.5mm”, and in the context I assumed it was the Grendel. Not long after [Read More…]
The Washington Times reports that there have been cuts a defense spending bill … Senators diverted $2.6 billion in funds in a defense spending bill to pet projects largely at the expense of accounts that pay for fuel, ammunition and training for U.S. troops, [Read More…]
Wilson has just announced quite an extensive line of 6.8 SPC AR-15 rifles. Three base models are available and each is customizable. The prices start of $2300 for a complete rifle, or $1025 for just an upper. More info here.
Caleb has posted his picks top all time rifles: The M1 Garand The Ruger 10/22 The AR-15 family The ‘98 Mauser family The Brown Bess Musket It is hard for me to argue with his picks. I think the addition of the 10/22 is interesting. While it is a cliché, I think the [Read More…]
SaysUncle reports: Heckler and Koch is suing German Sports Guns and American Tactical Imports over trade dress infringements. Seems they don’t like GSG making a 22LR version of their MP5. These cases, like when Colt sued H&K over the 416, are counter productive to [Read More…]
You know someone is serious about shooting when the total cost of their spotting scopes are more than your car. Yep it’s a 6 inch objective and 50x (crazy wide field of view) the other is a WW2 rangefinder that goes out to 20,000 yards! More photos here. By the [Read More…]
Guns Holsters and Gear reports: The first product in the lower receivers line is the LR100 DTI Stripped Lower Receiver, made of hard coat anodized forged 7075 T6 Aluminum. Product includes the stripped lower only, does not include any internal parts. Del-Ton price is [Read More…]
I was very surprised when a reader email me about this new rifle from Winchester. The poor Browning BAR hunting rifle has been through yet another evolution and rebranding. In early 2008 FN announced a tactical sniper rifle, the FNAR, based on the Browning BAR (FN owns [Read More…]
I missed this article when it was published last month, but luckily a reader alerted me to it. The Marine Times reported last month (Sep 21, 2009) that the result of the Infantry AUtomatic Rifle competition will be announced this month! The Marine Corps plans to [Read More…]
DPMS have teamed up with Gun Broker to auction off a pink version of their Lite 16″ rifle. 100% of the proceeds with go towards Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization which supports breast cancer research. UPDATE: Hat Tip: ericire12 @ Downrange.tv
SayUncle was given a 1873 Trapdoor Springfield which belonged to his great grandfather. Read about it here and the follow up post here.
UPDATE: I was wrong. This is the QBZ-95B (The sailors white gloves are covering the barrel). Earlier this month there was a huge military parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of People’s Republic of China. I was astounded to see a photo from the event of what [Read More…]
Yesterday I blogged about the M4 reliability controversy story that was originally reported by the Associated Press. At best the writer of the AP article exaggerated many the points. The leaked draft of the of the analysis of the Battle of Wanat reads quite differently. [Read More…]
Each year, around this time, Remington holds their new product seminar. Fellow blogger Murdoc confirmed that this year is no exception and that it will be held later this week. Don’t quote this as fact, but I think there is a good chance we will finally see the [Read More…]
A leaked US Army report about the Battle of Wanat criticizes the reliability of the M4. On July 13, 2008 200 Taliban fighters attacked 48 US and 24 Afghan troops. Outnumbered 2.7 to 1 the M4 Carbines, which the troops were carrying, could not function reliably under the [Read More…]