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Johnson Automatic Rifle

Forgotten weapons writes about the Johnson Automatic Rifle … However, it had one particular feature that made it attractive to the Marine Corps paratroopers – the barrel could be easily removed and replaced, using just a cartridge. This made it into a much [Read More…]

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Verena, Steyr-Mannlicher Engraver

Engraved firearms are incredibly popular outside the United States, and many manufacturers of high-end rifles are more than happy to grab a share of this market. Several engravers were actually working while at the show, but none looked quite like Verena of Steyr, who [Read More…]

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Century AK74 Bullpup Rifle

Century International Arms is now selling a AK74 rifle in a bullpup configuration. Unlike their 7.62×39 bullpup AK, this gun does not have iron sights, but instead includes a forward picatinny rail for mounting red dot or other optics. Century has not announced [Read More…]

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Browning X-Bolt now in Left-Hand

The Browning X-Bolt Medallion, X-Bolt Hunter and X-Bolt Micro Hunter are now available in a left-hand configuration. From the press release … Left-hand shooters now have three models of left-hand X-Bolt™ rifles to choose from in the new Browning® X-Bolt rifle [Read More…]

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Kalashnikov Bump Safe

Engineering student Ethan Dublin, developer of the Ratchet Charging System, has developed another AK accessory: the Kalashnikov Bump Safe. The Bump Safe allows easy manipulation of an AK safety from the pistol grip. It is a simple but clever idea. Ethan demonstrates the [Read More…]

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New KRISS Sphinx Pistols at IWA

Perhaps the most impressive booths at IWA came from Switzerland – KRISS Group and RWS went all-out with details such as live music, waitresses serving free alcohol, and Swiss chocolate being handed out like, well, candy. While I didn’t spend much time at [Read More…]

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Benelli MR1 rifle critique

Benelli’s MR1 is a development of their ARGO rifle (sold in the United States as the R1), which is itself related to the excellent Benelli M4 shotgun, in use by the US Marine Corps as the M1014. While the M4 makes good use of the ARGO gas system and offers a true [Read More…]

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[Guest Post] The Glock 21SF

[ This guest post was written by savethegun ] I believe, for me, the Glock 21 to be the ultimate defensive pistol, here’s why … First things first – full disclosure. I was introduced to firearms and shooting sports at a very young age. I have never [Read More…]

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[Guest Post] Mk. IV Webley

[ This post was written by Wayne Watson ] Some years ago, I was passing by my favorite gunshop and the inevitable happen= there was something in the safe that I MIGHT be interested in. A Mk. IV Webley, complete with Lee dies and the original holster. Being broke, I [Read More…]