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SIG550 / SIG556 in 7.62×39 photos

These photos, showing the upcoming 7.62x39mm version of the SIG556, is purportedly straight from SIG Sauer. They are using the SIG550 (aka. Classic) forend and sidefolding stock. Troubleshooter, a reader of the blog, emailed me to say that lower receiver is similar in [Read More…]

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Kahr P380 CA-Legal model

Kahr will soon be shipping a California approved version of their P380 pistol. They are claiming it is the only polymer framed ultra-compact that is approved for sale in the state. The pistol has the required loaded chamber indicator … The MSRP will be $733 and it [Read More…]

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The Barrett MRAD

The new Barrett MRAD is looking very cool. Its design looks more akin to a autoloader than a bolt action. This video demonstrates its features … The MRAD will go on sale mid-year 2011.

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A visit to the Ruger factory

Mr Completely and KeeWee visited the Ruger factory in Prescott, AZ. Mr Completely says … It seemed like we had just started out tour, and suddenly it was lunch time. As we were walking back to the front of the plant and to the reception area, a number of thoughts [Read More…]

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Art of the Dynamic Shotgun Outtakes

I saw this on Caleb’s blog and it gave me such a good laugh. Chris Costa should get his own comedy show 🙂 I am really looking forward to watching Art of the Dynamic Shotgun. It looks like they did a fantastic job. Has anyone seen it yet?

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Rhino revolver in brushed nickel

Chiappa’s Rhino Revolver is now available in a very attractive brushed electroless nickel finish. Both the aluminum frame and steel cylinder get the nickel treatment. Pricing is $799 (2″ barrel), $899 (4″), $925 (5″) and $980 (6″).

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Tacticool Christmas Stockings

I am not sure who makes these. If you know, please post a link in the comments. UPDATE: It is a LA Police Gear Tactical Holster Christmas Stocking. Thanks to Gregory, Tim and Raymond for the info. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. [Read More…]

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FN HAMR at AUSA

A reader emailed me this cool photo of the FN HAMR, equipped with a 150 round Armatac SAW-MAG, in all its glory. Apparently, the rifle operated in open-bolt mode in both semi and full auto if the temperature is to hot. Interesting. LordStickMax, also made a video [Read More…]

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Mexican Marines adopt Colt IAR

Photos have surfaced depicting Mexican Marines armed with the Colt IAR. This makes sense. Mexico uses the Colt Automatic Rifle (the automatic rifle that has been marketed by Colt for many years) and they seem to be fond of high-capacity drum magazines like the Beta [Read More…]

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Replica Lebman 1907

A member of the Vintage Semi-Automatic Sporting Rifles Forum posted photos of his replica Lebman 1907. Well it’s been darn-near 8 months since I thought of it and decided that I wanted one but it’s done. My replica of the Winchester 1907s prepared by Hyman [Read More…]

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Modernized FEG AMD-65

Short Barrel + Rails + Drum Magazine + Red Dot = I Want. UPDATE: Another photo of the gun taken by Szoeroes in 2007. It was made by a Mr. Szep (Bathory Epszol Kft.). As of 2009 the company is defunct. [Hat Tip: Max Popenker]

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New Sig P290 Sub-Compact 9mm

Sig Sauer has unveiled their newest pistol: the Sig P290. It is significant (excuse the pun) because it is a whole new platform. The first P290 that will be available is chambered in 9mm Luger/Parabellum but I fully expect to see it chambered in other cartridges late [Read More…]

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The G36K IdZ

Infanterist der Zukunft (IdZ) is the German Future Solider program. The program’s modernized carbine is the G36K IdZ. Along with the previous G36K accessories it also features … Low profile upper picatinny rail with integrated BUIS. XM8 style enlarged [Read More…]

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Ruger SR9c Review

Caleb has reviewed the the Ruger SR9C. I have now been shooting the Ruger SR9c for over 4 months, and have several thousand rounds downrange through the gun in practice and competition. As I’ve mentioned, I’m quite fond of this gun – when I first started shooting [Read More…]