I have not seen cops using them before. Maybe they procured the magazine from a busted gangster. The Mexican drug lords seem to be fond of them. [Hat Tip: OMG Soy Sauce.] [ Many thanks to Drew for emailing me the link. ]
Zel Custom has developed this bipod of their Tactilite rifles. It swivels around the barrel allowing a stable rest on very uneven ground. I took these photos of it at SHOT …
Tyler has photos from the new Hollywood Guns exhibit at the National Firearms Exhibit. This photo is of the Barrett M107 used in The Hurt Locker.
I have been remiss in not discussing Hornady’s new Superformance Ammunition before now. The Superformance loads attain a 100-200 fps increase in muzzle velocity at standard SAAMI pressures (ie. they are not hot loads). Hornady’s chief ballistics scientist told [Read More…]
It is good to see commonsense prevailing. ArmyTimes reports … The Army is finally going to give soldiers the green light to paint their black weapons so they blend in with the terrain on the battlefield. Soldiers have been using commercially available, spray-on [Read More…]
LTC Chris Lehner of PEO Solider wrote a comment on the blog that I thought deserved its own post. He addresses the issue of why the Army did not just adopt one of the existing anti-tilt follower designs instead of developing their own. LTC Lehner here. My program office [Read More…]
Real Guns has published a tutorial on a AR-10 style lower receiver. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ]
Acusport is distributing a special version of the Remington Model 700 VTR. The VTR Tactical’s main drawcard is the use of 5R rifling with a 1:11.25″ twist. It also features a tactical style bolt handle. According to AccurateShooter, the benefits of 5R [Read More…]
The action in this rifle is an inverted Enfield M1917 (or maybe Enfield P14). It was done so that a lefty could use it! [ Hat Tip goes to Max Popenker for finding this bizarre creation. ]
Remington has introduced three new Model 597 VTR rifles. The Model 597 VTR Quad Rail features a free floating quad rail. MSRP is $590. The Model 597 VTR A-TACS is a standard VTR but with a A-TACS camo finish. MSRP is also $590. Not pictured is the Model 597 VTR A2 model [Read More…]
NRA Rifleman’s Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe and Tyler Kreis test the Bushmaster ACR at the NRA HQ range.
Manford Trens has published photos of the process he went through to turn his factory Ruger 10/22 stock into a beautiful lightweight and ergonomic and stock. I am inspired! [ Many thanks to Cameron for emailing me the link. ]
This cartoon encourages soldier to upgrade to the Army’s new “tan” M16/M4 magazine. [ Many thanks to Concerned_Soldier for emailing me the cartoon. ]
Like the new BRJ, the BSEV was originally a .17 HMR rifle and is now also chambered in .22 Long Rifle, as the Mark II BSEV, and .22 Magnum as the Model 93 BSEV.
The BRJ was originally a .17 HMR rifle. Savage have now chambered in .22 Long Rifle, as the Mark II BRJ, and .22 Magnum as the Model 93 BRJ.
A lot of people have been drooling over the new .338 Lapua Savage rifle because it packs a lot of features into a rifle with an MSRP of just $2,267. American Rifleman has published a review of the 110 BA which can be read on their website … Although the Model 110 [Read More…]
The Savage Model 10 Predator Hunter is now available in the Max 1 Camo finish. It is also the first Predator Hunter to be fitted with the AccuStock. It is available in .22-250 Rem, 204 Ruger, .223 Rem, .243 Win. MSRP is $864.
The new Savage Long Range Hunter is a very compelling rifle. As the name suggests, it is designed for long range hunting where accuracy is paramount. It is packed full of features including the AccuStock, an adjustable muzzle brake and an adjustable comb. I believe this [Read More…]
The Model 12FCV is the latest edition to the Savage Varmit line. It features the AccuStock with beavertail foreend, AccuTrigger, detachable box magazine and a heavy fluted barrel. The short action rifle is available chambered in .223 Rem, .204 Ruger. and .22-250 Rem. [Read More…]