Category: Rifles


Spiral Case Ammunition

A patent application has recently been published for a novel cartridge case design. The inventor proposes a three part case with a metal base, spiraled polymer center and brass or plastic head. The inventor claims that the spiraled case will reduce friction when [Read More…]


More photos of the FN SCAR PDW

“gotm4″, an armorer at Virginia Arms, posted photos of the SCAR PDW at The ultra-short barrel combined the high mounted red dot at the end of the receiver makes it look almost sci-fi. [ Many thanks to King for the link. ]  


DIY Gun Camera

The below video demonstrates a perfectly serviceable gun camera made using nothing but a sub-$10 video camera (available for around $10 or less on ebay), a rail mount and some velcro tape. The result is a very cool video. I think I am going to have to make one of these. [Read More…]



The French Defense Ministry has posted an interesting article on their website about new products at the US Army’s AUSA ’10 expo. Notably, they mention a new PDW version for the SCAR. It has a very short barrel (10″?) and an H&K-style retractable [Read More…]


McDonnell Douglas Scorpion

A reader email in a scan of McDonnell Douglas advertising material that promoted the McDonnell Douglas Scorpion. The scorpion was one of the entries in the US Army’s Multi-Purpose Individual Munition (MPIM) competition in the 80s. This (in my opinion) ridiculous [Read More…]


Armalite AR-10(T) Carbine

Armalite is once again selling the AR-10(T) Carbine. This .308-chambered gun has been designed to be light and compact for hog hunting. It features a short 16″ stainless steel barrel.  


Enfield EM-2 assault rifle video

The Enfield EM-2 rifle, otherwise known Rifle No. 9, remains the rifle I most want to fire, but know I am never going to have the chance. If it had been adopted who knows how modern rifle cartridges would have evolved. This video shows the EM-2 being fired … At [Read More…]

AK Kaboom

I am always very hesitant to blog photos or videos made by jihadists, but I think this video could hardly be considered propaganda and does has some educational value. I think just about every part, expect maybe the trigger, was thrown clear of the AKS receiver. [ Many [Read More…]


ISSC MK22 Rifle coming next year

Gun Holsters & Gear reports thats the ISSC MK22 Rifle is coming stateside next year. I had the opportunity to shoot a prototype of this gun at SHOT Show. It is a fun little gun and it is nice to see a tactical .22 not patterned after the AR-15.