Last weekend Steve was firing .45 ACP loaded Corbon 185 grain bullets from his Springfield XDM. Steve said in an email to me (emphasis added) … The crack looks small, but when you disassemble the weapon, it doesn’t want to go back together. I also think that [Read More…]
They definitely have too much fun down in Florida. Tobias Obermeit, the Kel-Tec design engineer behind the Kel-Tec PMR-30 pistol, emailed me some videos of last weeks monthly submachine gun shoot at Port Malabar. The theme was Miami Vice and Toby completed three of the [Read More…]
Troy Industries has introduced their “Alpha” battlerail at the 2011 SHOT SHOW. Built for the AR-15 weapons platform the Alpha rail is Troy’s version of a modular free floating rail system. This new version was based on the very popular TRX Extreme design that Troy [Read More…]
The Hungarian manufactured Gepard GM6 is a very nifty .50 caliber rifle. Its combination of a bullpup stock combined with a slow long recoil action (the barrel recoils with the bolt) makes for a very compact weapon with manageable recoil. This video demonstrates … [Read More…]
Sabre Defence owner Guy Savage and four other company officers have been arrested for arms trafficking. KnoxNews reports … Prosecutors say the owner of Sabre, 42-year-old Guy Savage, directed the illegal activities from his home in the United Kingdom and from a [Read More…]
Crimson Trace had announced a new series of custom-style laser grips for the 1911. High-end 1911 owners can now have a laser sight grip without having to use rubber grips. The Master Series grips will be made from a variety of materials including laminated wood, [Read More…]
While shooting all of the free ammunition at the Media Day event in Las Vegas this year, I came across the ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15 and ArmaLite engineer Nathan Brinkmeyer. Nathan showed me the ins and outs of their AR-15 platform. Detachable Rails – One of the [Read More…]
The Knight’s Armament Knight Hawk Limited Edition set includes a custom KAC SR-15 E3 Rifle, a custom .45 ACP Nighthawk 1911 and a custom Strider Knife. Only 100 sets will be sold. More information and photos at Guns, Holsters and Gear. To be honest, I am not a big fan [Read More…]
All MasterPiece Arms Protector Pistols will now be shipping with magazine grip extensions as well as the standard flat floor plate. This is a good move by MasterPiece Arms, the cost will be negligible, but customer satisfaction will surely increase greatly. The MSRP for [Read More…]
A bank has announced their intention to liquidate Sabre Defence … Sale by Secured Creditor , Cadence Bank, N.A., as Secured Party under Article 9 Uniform Commercial Code including: all accounts; inventory; general intangibles, equipment; documents; all Government [Read More…]
Wilson Combat has introduced a new free floating rail system called the T.R.I.M system. The TRIM been designed to be as compact as possible. It has a picatinny rail along the top, with screw holes along the sides and bottom to allow the attachment of short picatinny [Read More…]
Weatherby is now chambering their Mark V Accumark and TRR (Threat Response Rifle) rifles in .338 Lapua Magnum. From the press release … The Mark V Accumark features a hand-laminated, raised-comb Monte Carlo composite stock with a matte gel coat finish and [Read More…]
Of all the weird guns at SHOT Show, none left me more puzzled than Mossberg’s new range of Blackwater branded shotguns. It puzzles me because the Blackwater name has long since ceased to exist. In 2009, amidst multiple legal battles, the company renamed themselves [Read More…]
Wally has written a very interesting guest post at MArooned blog about the 57mm M18A1 recoilless rifle. Note the interesting cartridge design. The cartridge is intentionally covered with holes to vent gas into the gun.
The Medieval period called and they want this kid back … Compared to his kid I think I must have grown up during the stone age. [Hat Tip: SayUncle ]
Pye42 photographed the guns of movie-supplier Long Mountain Outfitters. They have an AMAZING collection of weaponry. [ Many thanks to Dudley Storey (who blogs at demosthenes.info) for emailing me the link. ]
Later this year DoubleStar will be introducing a .308/7.62mm NATO chambered AR-style rifle to the market. The below photos are of a prototype. The prototype is so new that it was not available to DobleStar’s SHOT Show staff when they were setting up the booth. It [Read More…]
Sun Devil Manufacturing has two new billet-CNC’ed lowers for 2011. The one is for DPMS-compatible (.308) rifles and the other for standard AR-15 rifles. They both feature integral trigger guards. I do not have pricing information.
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