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Portuguese Police Glock Safety Saga

A few years ago, in a classic case of government bureaucracy covering their ass, the Portuguese Police decided that one requirement of their future pistol is that it must have a manual external safety. They, of course, then choose the one gun which is the epitome of [Read More…]

Urgent: Yahoo Shutting Down Geocities.

I am sure many of you have fond memories of GeoCities, the website hosting site. While most of the websites on it were eyesores, with far to many animations and blinking text, there is still hordes of gun information hosted there. Yahoo has announced that in exactly two [Read More…]

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Gandhi, I honor you

“Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.” Page 446. An autobiography: the story of my experiments with truth By Gandhi (Mahatma), Mahadev Haribhai Desai I love [Read More…]

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Is the Beretta Xplor a dinosaur gun?!?!?!

Bizarrely the short promotional video for the Beretta Xplor features a dinosaur foot?!?!? While I would applaud research into dinosaur guns, I wonder if there will be much demand for them from the general public Or at least until Wooly Mammoths are bred for hunting.

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Truck n’ Gun marketing becoming popular

Another car dealer, this time in Ohio, is now offering shotguns, rifles or crossbows with the purchase of a truck. With the hunting season starting I think we will be seeing a lot more of these offers. Many thanks to Jonathan for the info.

Update on the Izhmash Bankruptcy

Spiegel Online reports: And now it appears that the financial difficulties facing the weapons manufacturer have reached crisis point: its very existence is threatened. A businessman in Izhevsk has filed a motion to declare Izhmash Arms bankrupt because of outstanding [Read More…]

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What is wrong with this picture?

I can see at least three features not found on a mil-spec 1911 pistol The incompetence of journalists when writing about guns is staggering. It never ceases to amaze me. Many thanks to Jay for sending me the link. Hat Tip: ar15.com

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The intrigue surrounding Glock

Business Week has published an article about the intrigue behind one of the most iconic handgun manufacturers of recent history. It is only a matter of time before the story of Glock hits the silver screen. On the afternoon of a meeting scheduled at Ewert’s office [Read More…]

Cash for Klunkers I Can Believe In

Sig Sauer clever marketing department have come up with their own Cash for Klunkers program. Purchase a new SIG SAUER® P220®, P226®, P229®, 1911, SIG556 pistol, or SIG556 rifle from your dealer’s inventory from September 7th through November 30th, 2009, and SIG [Read More…]

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Cerberus are in big trouble!

ZeroHedge via. WSJ report that investors in the Cerberus hedge fund want out. Cerberus Capital Management has been swamped with redemption requests with the Wall Street Journal reporting that investors are asking to pull out $5.5 billion or 71 percent of assets from its [Read More…]