The Bearded Man is promoting his new 12-part DVD series, Operation Z, with an interesting trailer … The first DVD, Handguns, is on sale for $15. The next DVD in the series is Shotguns. [ Many thanks to Jay for the tip. ]
Category: Shooting Accessories
Magpul has announced they will be shipping next generation PMAG, the PMAG GEN M3, this fall. It looks like the magazine will replace both the previous generation PMAG and the EMAG (Export MAG). Like the EMAG it will function reliably in non-Colt spec firearms such as [Read More…]
In late fall Magpul will be adding two new colors to their lineup. The Stealth Grey color will be eventually rolled out to the entire product line, starting with the Magpul MOE range. The Pink color will be a limited release Pink will be a limited release, starting with [Read More…]
FN USA has begun selling a Tactical Box Magazine (TBM) Conversion Kit for the FN SPR rifle. The kit can be easily installed, no gunsmith required. The kit replaces the internal/hinged-floorplate magazine. “We are pleased to offer this new TBM Conversion Kit,” said [Read More…]
Mark Craighead, founder and owner of Crossbreed Holsters, passed away last week from a heart attack. RIP Mark.
The Israeli Defense Force has adopted the CAA Tactical MAG 17 to replace their aluminium magazines. The IDF press release (“cartridges” seem to be a mistranslation of magazine) says … After relying on aluminum magazines for many years, the Ground [Read More…]
An Arfcomer has been testing a variety of AR-15 magazines with all the noxious chemicals he could find. With the exception of a GI magazine (green follower), they all held up well. Only the drop tests seemed to do any damage. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me [Read More…]
DoubleTapper has created a video review of the FAB Defense GL-MAG stock for AR-15 rifles. The stock incorporates a magazine carrier. A 10 round AR-15 magazine sits almost flush with the bottom of the stock. It is being marketed as a survival stock. It retails for around [Read More…]
Strike Industries’ Strike Plate is a body armor plate designed specifically for civilians. Because it has not been designed to be concealable it is legal everywhere in the USA. The plate meets the NIJ Level III-A/06 level of ballistic protection (pistol rounds up [Read More…]
I am very jealous. Max Popenker got some trigger time with the prototype select-fire carbine conversion of the new Arsenal Strike One pistol. The carbine features a quad rail with full length top rail, side folding stock and muzzle brake. The machine pistol can fire [Read More…]
I really like the curvy look of the new Damage Industries ECS AR-15 Stock. It comes in six colors. Damage is selling A2 grips and rail panels in all six colors (individually or in a pack). The complete furniture pack is selling for $136.
I have been ebook fanboy since I got my first Kindle. These days I refuse to buy or read paper books. Since getting an iPad the only paper magazines I read are gun magazines, and I have been hoping I will be able to move those subscriptions to iTunes. A new iTunes [Read More…]
The owner of an Army surplus store, United States Army Reserve Warrant Officer and commanders adviser on maintenance issues, wrote about his experiments testing how well Magpul PMAGs hold up against some of the chemicals that soldiers sometimes carry. I look forward to [Read More…]
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has announced that the Russian Armed Forces will be replacing the Makarov pistol with the Strizh Pistol chambered in 9x19mm. Arsenal Firearms jumped from obscurity earlier this year when they unveiled the Strizh Pistol, or Strike One [Read More…]
Last year I blogged a photo of the prototype of the Strike Industries Sling Catch. They have begun selling it online. I plan on purchasing one. It looks like a comfortable way to carry a rifle when wearing a pack (or body armor). I think they should also target the [Read More…]
Jay reviews the MGM Auto-Poppers at SI … I got a chance to talk to the folks at MGM Targets at the SHOT Show this past January. The Idaho-based company makes a wide variety of targets, both steel and cardboard, with many options available for moving and stationary [Read More…]
Matthew Cox reports at Military.com … Despite the success of the PMAG, Army officials from the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command issued a “safety of use message” in April that placed it, and all other polymer magazines, on an unauthorized list. The message [Read More…]
Magpul’s newest product is the Maglink Coupler. It is designed to work only with PMAG 30 and PMAG 30 M3 magazines. At $17.95 it is a little more expensive than I would like (a PMAG 30 sells for $14.95).
Faisal, a Malaysian reader of the blog, discovered a DIY pistol stock at a local flea market. According to the seller, it was a war trophy from his Army days and that it was originally fitted to a Browning Hi-Power pistol. This is the type of stock that Malaysian [Read More…]
The Magpul phenomenon has reached Russia. Gennady M. Kozhaev, gunsmith and owner of a OOO Skat, has developed a range of modernized SVD rifles. The rifles are build using Izhmash Tigr receivers and Lothar Walther barrels. The rifle feature an AR-15 A2 pistol grip and a [Read More…]
NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com. To get up-to-date information on where to find Gum Creek holsters for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. A fellow officer told me about a great holster system for use in your personal vehicle or patrol [Read More…]
Caltek International will be selling a 1/6 scale action figure of Chris Costa. A range of accessories will also be available. Youtube will soon be flooded with stop-motion movies featuring Chris Costa taking on 1/6 scale battalions of SS shock troops. More about the [Read More…]
The Firearm Blog got one of the first looks at the Magpul Handstop Kit and new XTM panels. This kit consists of the handstop component, an enhanced XTM panel (which now features a textured finish), an optional finger nub component, and a short XTM panel with the same [Read More…]
A company called Zombie Industries is manufacturing 3D targets that bleed when shot. I did spoke to a police officer yesterday who told me that he thought they would be a great training aid. For me personally, they are way to gruesome.
US Palm has developed quad stack magazines for the AK platform. They will first be available in 45 round and 30 round capacity. The advantage of the quad stack 30 rounder over a regular 30 rounder is that it is a lot shorter (you no longer need to use your magazine as a [Read More…]
I’ve been following the development of a new single point sling attachment for AR platforms and the MAD Hook Up from Mission Adapted Design is one of the best single point sling designs I’ve ever seen. Its designed and built in Portland, Oregon by [Read More…]
[ This guest post was written by John Dink and Dr. Jim Clary ] F-Class is an outgrowth of Palma shooting which requires the shooter to use micrometer aperture (iron) sights firing a 7.62 NATO cartridge (.308 Win) at ranges from 600 to 1,000 yards. The goal of F-Class [Read More…]
Magpul has announced their first shotgun accessories. The MOE Forend and SGA Stock will go on sale next year. The MOE forend will be compatible with the Magpul line of MOE accessories, which includes rails, foregrips and a flashlight mount.
From a financial point of view, Magpul has had an exceptional year. They got a $13 million dollar injection of cash from TCAP. Hardly a week goes by without a gun company announcing that they are introducing a new AR-15 model that comes from the factory with Magpul [Read More…]
Colt Defense is the latest AR-15 maker to offer a rifle shipped from the factory with Magpul MOE accessories. The LE6920MP is a Colt 6920 with a MOE vertical grip (MVG), MOE hand guard, Magpul MBUS rear sight, MOE-K hand grip, MOE trigger guard, MOE stock and two [Read More…]
Eyewall Industries have developed simple but useful device they called the STOKBLOK. What is does is prevent an M4-style adjustable stock from extending further than a desired distance and so preventing accidentally extending is to far when under stress. It seems like a [Read More…]
Magpul Dynamics’ Magpul Art of the Tactical Carbine, Second Edition is gong to be released in Blu-Ray. The trailer looks beautiful (make sure you watch it in HD 720p). [ Many thanks to Eric for emailing me the link. ]
Travis Haley latest DVD is entitled “Adaptive Handgun”. Panteao Productions is selling pre-orders for the DVD for $50, but you can also watch it with a subscription to their streaming service which costs $17.95/month (definitely the cheaper option if you [Read More…]