VaderSpade posted a very nifty tutorial on how to machine a AR-15 lower receiver. You won’t save money making your own. You need a mill machine, which second hand will cost about $900, and Tactical Machining’s 80% Master Kit jig which sells for $410. [ Many [Read More…]
I just discovered Guy Sagi’s Flickr account. He has a lot of beautiful gun photos. Guy is the Editor in Chief of the NRA’s Shooting Illustrated and blogs at Fear And Loading.
In the Mumbai terrorist attack aftermath, the Mumbai police blamed their poor performance on being out gunned by the terrorists who were using MP5s while they were using Lee-Enfield rifles. The Indian National Security Guard (NSG) adopted the same PR strategy and [Read More…]
Just admit it, I am not the only one here who fantasies about carrying an AR-15 around in my briefcase The good news is that the TAC2 AR15 Discreet Carry Kit allows just that. The kit contains … QC (Quick Change) Barrel nut and lock plate 7-inch or 12-inch free [Read More…]
Remington’s hunting AR-15, the R-15, is now available chambered in .450 Bushmaster. The gun features an 18″ free-floading and fluted barrel and Mossy Oak Break-Up camo finish. The magazine can hold four rounds of the large .450 Bushmaster. The rifle is [Read More…]
The Marine Times reports that the USMC have adopted the new SOST (Special Operations Science and Technology) 5.56mm ammunition … The open-tipped rounds until now have been available only to Special Operations Command troops. The first 200,000 5.56mm Special [Read More…]
This is not going to make customers happy … If you purchased a GSG 5 SD model with a barrel shroud (Fake Suppressor) ATF has now determined that this is regulated by the NFA and must be replaced. To all retail customers: On January 2010 American Tactical Imports [Read More…]
Cavalry Arms, a manufacturer polymer AR-15 lowers and furniture, have quit the firearm business. From the press release … Dear Friends and Loyal Customers: As you may be aware, we have been engaged in an ongoing dispute with the ATF for the past two years. While [Read More…]
An interesting piece of intel I picked up at SHOT was that C-MORE are considering civilian sales of their M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System. The pistol and underslung version would have NFA requirements (destructive devices AOW or Short Barreled Shotgun) but the [Read More…]
MrSteve has posted unboxing photos of his new Bison 6.8 SPC AR-15 upper. Worth taking a look. Bison Armory is partly owned by blogger extraordinaire SayUncle.
UltiMAK has developed a forward optics mount for Arsenal’s AK-74U clones, the SLR-107UR, and SLR-106UR. It is not listed on their website but OneSourceTactical are selling it for $114.99. Very cool. Now I wish they would develop a mount for the SKS (I hate gas [Read More…]
Prof. Osvaldo Gatto is a Argentinian gun maker who has quite a following around the world. He makes reproductions of a variety of weapons ranging from swords to blackpowder cannons and everything in between. I love the clean lines on the reproduction of a German wheel [Read More…]
The new 300-SD for .300 Win. Mag. and .308 Win. is a baby version of the .338 LM TiTAN-QD. Unfortunately civilian sales are on hold until military contracts have been fulfilled. By the way, AAC are advertising for an assembler position.
The Bushmaster ACR may have gotten all the attention from the press, but Bushmaster have also launched a few other products. The Bushmaster MOE is a new entry-level M4-style carbine which features Magpul MOE accessories. They feature an MOE collapsible stock, MOE pistol [Read More…]
Bushmaster are now selling a AR-15 chambered in 7.62x39mm. The carbine takes 7.62x39mm specific magazines that hold 26 rounds. From its 16″ M4-profile barrel Bushmaster say it will achieve 2300 FPS velocity with 122 gr. bullets. It is available with either a [Read More…]
Each of these lowers is a limited edition. Magpul lower … ARFCOM lower … [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ]
I think Bushmaster is on to a real winner with their new AR-10 style carbine. Priced at just $1395 it is a fantastic entry-level rifle. It features a A3-style receiver and premium 16″ heavy profile chrome lined barrel, mid length gas system, A2-style flashhider, [Read More…]
AWC Systems M91 BDR is a breakdown rifle based on the Remington 700. The conventional approach to breakdown rifles is to have a detachable barrel. AWC have instead made the butt stock detach. While this is going to be less compact than a detachable barrel breakdown [Read More…]
Later this year American Tactical Imports will be importing a semi-automatic 12 gauge shotgun patterened after the AR-15. Note I said patterned I am not sure if it contains any AR-15 compatible parts. UPDATE: Julio pointed out that it looks to Turkish ADAL Arms MKA 1919 [Read More…]