The Finnish rifle manufacturer Sako (now owned by Beretta) was started in 1921 and turns 90 years old this year. The 90th anniversary gun is a beautiful Sako Model 85 chambered in .450 Rigby.
The Ruger LC9 did not strike me as particularly exciting. I am sure it works, but it does not offer anything not already on the market.
The Mossberg Chainsaw may look gimmicky, and shooting from the hip is not a good way to utilize your pump-action, but it works surprisingly well.
Next year (2012) American Tactical Imports will be selling a .22 rifle patterned after the Sturmgewehr 44. The gun on display was just a prototype but it felt and looked great. The gun will be manufactured by GSG (who make the MP5 .22 clones) and imported into the USA [Read More…]
Sage have developed a very cool 37mm semi-auto magazine-fed grenade launcher (although 37mm rounds are only manufactured with less-lethal payloads). It is surprisingly compact. This is in part because it ejects upwards and has a rebated rim (the rim is much smaller than [Read More…]
I first blogged about the 40mm Deuce grenade launcher late last year. I was able to handle it at Sage’s SHOT boot and was quite impressed with it. The weight and height is not much more than a single barrel launcher and the width is, of course, the same. According [Read More…]
Larry Zanoff, of Independent Studio Services, has been the armorer for many movies. He built the iconic suppressed shotgun used in No Country For Old Men. This photo was taken by Gregory Markle at the NRA Booth at SHOT Show.
PCP Ammunition will be selling a line of polymer cased ammunition in early 2011. They claim to have fixed the issues that have plagued polymer ammo in the past (case head separation, melting in the chamber). They are offering it in 5.56 NATO, 6.8 SPC, 7.62mm NATO, .338 [Read More…]
The below photo is of the upcoming ultra-light suppressor from Yankee Hill Machine. The Titanium Phantom weighs just 12 ounces. The MSRP is $998! The below photos show two other YHM products … [ Many thanks to Gred for emailing me the info. ]
Only a real man can admit that he likes a pink gun. I am a real man, but I don’t admit anything.
Photos of outrageously heavy guns for your enjoyment …
It looks like a Mac-10 but is in fact a high powered handheld laser from a company called XADS (Extereme Alternate Defense Systems). It has a max daylight range of 1km and a night range of 2.5 km. The battery lasts 30 minutes. The laser is a 2.5 (min) – 3 watt [Read More…]
I have not yet made it to the Mossberg booth at SHOT, but fellow blogger MJM did. Coming to a zombie movie near you! MJM has a great photo of it over at his blog. I will be sure to check it out tomorrow.
Just as S&W jumps into the .410 shotshell revolver market, Taurus counters with a 28 Gauge monster. The question remains: how big will they do?
The new Walther PPQ has finally been unveiled. The pistol is striker fired and features a new trigger system with a claimed crisp 5.5 lbs trigger. It will be available in .40 S&W and 9mm Parabellum.