I came across this chart showing over 260 powders form 15 different manufacturers. The chart of relative quickness of powders below is intended as a guideline only. Powders within three lines of one another are similar in relative quickness but cannot be directly [Read More…]
Category: Shooting Accessories
Hat Tip Traction Control
Check out the latest Magpul creation. It is a folding carbine. Similar to the Ares FMG and PP-90. It appears to use some glock parts uses the Glock action, magazines and laser systems. A couple of video demostrations: Some photos from GlockTalk.com: It looks very cool! [Read More…]
This is big news. Bushmaster have licensed the Magpul Masada! It will be mostly the same but with additional features such as firing pin block and ambidextrous charging handle. It will be available in three models: Bushmaster ACR Entry Carbine (12.5″ barrel) [Read More…]
SIA are considering producing this stock adapter for the Enfield rifle.
I interviewed Drake Clark from Magpul about their new Masada rifle, the firearms industry and internet marketing. I was very impressed at the passion Drake and Magpul have for creating the next American fighting rifle. Could you tell me a bit about yourself, your [Read More…]
From Army Times One of the upgrades that may be coming in the future is a more reliable magazine. The test revealed that 239 of the 882 stoppages M4 suffered were magazine-related. The hope is that upgrades, such as stronger springs, will increase the magazine’s [Read More…]
I came across this thread @ ArmyRanger.com. These images show the not yet released Magpul Masada rifle being stripped down. (Click to enlarge the photos) More photos here.
AccurateShooter has an excellent post on the effects of canted scope reticles (when the cross-hairs are not aligned with the scope). There was widespread agreement that too many scopes are leaving the factory with canted reticles, i.e. cross-hairs that are not plumb [Read More…]
This 25 minute video shows the operations and ceremonies of the Detroit Police Department. It is in the classic 1950′s style of cinematography. Worth a watch if law enforcement history interests you. “He learned to use all types of firearms and spent many [Read More…]
Ruger has just announced their new polymer-framed 9mm pisol the SR9 and SR9-10 It features: Polymer Frame Slim Profile Striker-fired 1911-position manual safety Fits in Glock holster (UPDATE: See holster list below) Read a review here. Watch a video of it here. UPDATE: [Read More…]
This is *very* *very* funny: Hat Tip: Yuri @ The Read Gun Guys
From another age (1943): It encourages people to take up target shooting.
Very cool! But it weights 6.5 Lbs / 2.95 kg when loaded! Of course if it is not reliable then it is just dead weight! More here.