Benelli, not wanting to miss out, has entered the lucrative black rifle market with Benelli MR1 Carbine, a 5.56mm gas piston operated rifle. Benelli MR1 Carbine The MR1 Carbine is the civilian version of the Beretta Rx4 Storm (which never took off). Benelli, a [Read More…]
Remington have decided to recall and buyback all .17 HMR Model 597. They have also announced they will buyback any Remington .17 HMR that was purchased for use in any semi-auto rifle. If you have a semi-automatic firearm chambered for 17 HMR ammunition, immediately [Read More…]
No doubt J. Rigby did not for a moment think that hundreds of years into the future a battle would be brewing for control of his name, reputation and proud legacy. The famous .416 Rigby cartridge, named after the company that invented it. This story begins in the late [Read More…]
Tam reminds us all that even though .22 Long Rifle is a weak cartridge, proper headspacing is still necessary. Case failure can be dangerous with any firearm / cartridge.
Zel Custom Mfg. have developed a new model of their Tactilite AR-15 Upper Receiver chambered in .416 Barrett. Like the .408 Cheyenne Tactical that I mentioned yesterday, the .416 is also a long range sniping round that sits between the between the .338 Lapua Magnum and [Read More…]
The ENDO Tactical Stock Adapter Glock Edition (TSA-G) is an adapter that allows any AR-15 / M16 compatible stock to be attached to a Glock pistol. Glock with Magpul UBR stock, 33 round magazine and sling. The adapter can be easily attached and removed in about 30 [Read More…]
THOR Global Defense Group have teamed up with EDM Arms to develop the THOR XM-Series, a take-down rifle chambered in the .408 Chey-Tac cartridge and based on the EDM Windrunner action. The .408 Cheyenne Tactical is a long range sniping cartridge that in terms of [Read More…]
Steyr Arms is now importing the original AUG A3 scope. The scope has a magnification of 1.5x and an objective aperture of 14mm. On their website Steyr state that it has a “Crosshair/crosshair” reticle. I think this is a typo. I doubt they would have changed [Read More…]
Suburban has info on Anvil Arms AR-15 Lower Sale.
Caleb has reviewed the Daniel Defense’s new DDXV Carbine and finds, like Mark Twain, rumors of their demise have also been greatly exaggerated. It’s built right, and it’s built to shoot. From the factory you get an accurate, functional rifle with excellent [Read More…]
Until recently you did not have many options if you wanted a bolt gun chambered in 7.62x39mm. In the United States the most readily available gun was the CZ 527 Carbine and Remington Model 799, in Canada it was the Norinco (Chinese) made rifle (I forget the model name). [Read More…]
This video demonstrates a fast AK-47 magazine change technique. The video author calls it the “Shayetet 13 style”. Shayetet 13 are an elite IDF marine special forces unit, similar to the SEALs. I would be surprised if they were the sole inventors of this [Read More…]
Brownells are now selling their own branded M4 style barrel. The AR-15/M16/M4 Carbine Barrel (#080-000-681) is made of 4140 chrome moly steel, hardened to Rc 26-33 and stress relieved. It’s 16″ long with a 1 in 7 twist and ½”-28 threads for a flash [Read More…]
Wilson Combat have added a complete .22 Long Rifle AR-15 upper receiver to their AR-15 product line. It is in the M4 style with a quad rail, 16″ barrel, front flip up sight and a A2-style flash hider. The price will be $995. When they release more information I [Read More…]
Browning BAR ShortTrac is now available chambered in the very popular 7mm-08 and the .325 Winchester Short Magnum. BAR ShortTrac Stalker The .325 WSM is an 8mm round that was introduced about four years ago.
David E. Petzal has tested and written a brief review about the new TC Venture. The new sub-$500 budget bolt-action rifle not only meets but exceeds its 1 MOA guarantee. Just look at these groups David was getting with a variety of loads: Federal 168-grain [Read More…]
Advanced Long-Range Systems (ALS) have issued a warning: Advanced Long-Range Systems has identified a condition that may exist with the bolt supplied with the ALS 50 caliber conversion which may allow the gun to fire out of battery. As all the facts are not yet in, and [Read More…]