FNH’s Sniper Support Rifle has been approved for production by USSOCOM and will be fielded in May 2011. It has been given the designation MK 20 MOD 0 SSR. FN SCAR fans will be happy at this announcement. From the press release … The MK 20 was originally [Read More…]
A reader from Kosovo emailed me to say that the Kosovo Security Force has adopted the G36 as their standard service rifle. [ Many thanks to Lorenc for emailing me the link. ]
“Lego Black Ops” is a parody of the recently released computer game Call of Duty: Black Ops. It is all just Lego figurines but there is blood, violence and explosions so it may be NSFW The guns used in the video were purchased from BrickArms.
The Ruger P90TH is a relatively nice looking special edition Ruger P90. It features a frame with a grey anodized finish and shiny chromed (or shiny stainless?) hammer and safety. Instead of, in my humble opinion, the awful looking Ruger P-series grips it features Hogue [Read More…]
The President of Slide Fire Solutions emailed me these photos of the final production SSAR-15 bumpfire stock. The previous photos I published were of a test sample without any texture applied. It looks like a lot of fun.
This costume is amazing It makes me want to go buy a can of green spray paint and a airsoft M14. [ Many thanks to Jesse for emailing me the photo. ] [Hat Tip: Inspire Me Now]
Military Times has a very interesting article about the use of multi-gun competition-style training being used at the USMC base at Quantico. Experts from Weapons Training Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico believe a new trend in shooting competition, termed [Read More…]
This video, probably filmed by a police officer, shows police officers in Rio clearing a favela (slum). There are many shots of a officer using a Madsen machine gun. At 20 lbs (unloaded, I think) it is heavy gun for a magazine fed weapon. On the other hand the weight [Read More…]
Smith & Wesson is closing the Thompson/Center Arms factory in Rochester, NH and moving operations to the S&W plant in Springfield, Mass. Fosters.com reports … Pluff said there will be meetings with employees to discuss severance issues and the possible [Read More…]
Jeremiah Cottle, President of Slide Fire Solutions, told me that there are no mechanical devices in the SSAR-15 bumpfire stock. As many of you suspected, the operator must supply forward muscular force on the rifle to fire on “auto”. I think This is why the [Read More…]
From the press release … The 100th Anniversary Edition is a .45 caliber classic style WWII Parkerized 1911 pistol with a 5” barrel. A special engraving on the slide will read “1911 .45 ACP, 1911-2011, 100 Years”. This military style 1911A1 celebrates the [Read More…]
The Crimson Trace Laserguard is now available for the Springfield XD and XDM pistols. MSRP is $209.
Birmingham is the first British city to install the Shotspotter Gunshot Location System, which is in use in 50 US cities. BBC News reports … The £150,000 system records an audio clip and sends police a GPS location. … The system, funded by the Home Office [Read More…]
Slide Fire Solutions has developed a stock for the AR-15 that facilitates bumpfire shooting. It is reminicint of the ill fated Akins Accelerator that was initially approved by the BATFE but later deemed a full-auto device and banned. I am not sure quite how this works, [Read More…]
This really made me laugh … [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ]
“Sir Jeff” at Survival HQ writes … Close to 4 years ago I placed this cache. The gun was lightly oiled and placed with a desiccant pack in a mylar pouch. The magazines were also given the same treatment in their own mylar. Ammo was packed in ziplocks [Read More…]
Rob at the Personal Armament Podcast has written two blog posts listing gift suggestions for shooters. The first is Gift Guide for Shooters (22 gifts under $50) and Gift Guide for Yuppie Shooters.