Category: Rifles

Slow motion M1A

Gun Blobber, a new gun blogger, has posted videos of an M1A firing in slow motion Wow. Some guy has been at work with a high-speed camera and a couple of M1A’s. He was looking to settle a dispute as to whether the action starts cycling before or after the bullet [Read More…]

M14 with shot line adapter

I didn’t know they used shot line adapters. When I saw the photo I thought he was using a suppressor. PACIFIC OCEAN (March 24, 2008) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Aan J. Doscher, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), fires an M-14 with a [Read More…]

Bayonets and Bullpups

QBZ-95 rifle The above photo shows Chinese UN peacekeepers performing during a medal ceremony in Lebanon. It is interesting to see how they hold the bullpup to use the bayonet. Hat Tip: MP.net

Reading the wind when hunting

Very interesting article on reading the wind when hunting. Most articles on wind tend to focus on bench rest shooting. If you are new to long range hunting or an experienced veteran, most will agree that the ability to accurately read the wind is what separates a fair [Read More…]

Accuracy Systems Sub MOA Mini 14

Mini 14 rifles are infamous for their poor accuracy. Even the target model only offers 1 MOA with a barrel tuner. Accuracy Systems sell custom mini 14 rifles that shoot sub MOA. This of course comes at a price. The “Ultra Match Premium Air Gauged Barrel (Stainless [Read More…]

Ruger 77/22 rifle review

Shooting Times (UK) has reviewed the .22 Ruger 77/22 rifle Priced towards the upper end of the rimfire scale, the M77/22 still gives excellent value for money. Build quality is good, as is the accuracy and reliability in the test. With the options of stainless and [Read More…]

Iraq M16 biometric tracing

Military.com reported a few days ago that the entire Iraqi army is moving to the M16A2 and M4. Some Iraqi units have been using M16s since May last year. The move was originally announced last April. So far, the U.S. military has helped the Iraqi army purchase 43,000 [Read More…]

Cost of big bore ammunition

Have you ever wondered how much big bore ammo cost? Here is a list of cartridges from a few manufacturers. It is not a scientific sample, I have not taken into account quality of the brass or bullets. I am sure by hunting around you could find cheaper prices (ha, no pun [Read More…]

POF-USA P-308

The POF-USA P-308 is a interesting rifle. It is a gas piston operated rifle, based on the AR-10/AR-15 design and requires no lubrication. 14.5″ version They achieve this by plating the upper receiver with silicon nickel and chroming and heat treating the bolt and [Read More…]

Mossberg 464 Lever Action Rifle

Mossberg have released a new lever action rifle, the 464. It comes in a rimfire (.22LR) and a centerfire (.30-30) model. * Quality queues – Features a button-rifled barrel, recessed muzzle crown, top-tang safety, recoil softening rubber buttpad and a smooth, [Read More…]

Huge firearm collection

Check out this auction. It has thousands of beautiful photos. I think all, or nearly all, come from one collection. Daniel Fraser Miniature Double Rifle .22 Hornet Franchi Model 1962 Semi-Auto Carbine 9mm Smith & Wesson Mark I Light Rifle 9mm Custom Martz Luger [Read More…]