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TriStar Cobra Force shotgun

Guy Sagi has just blogged about an interesting shotgun. The TriStar Cobra Force incorporates a spring-loaded fore end to speed up cycling the action … Enter the TriStar Cobra Force shotgun with a spring-loaded fore-end that, quite literally, assists a shooter in [Read More…]

North Korea arms traffickers arrested

A plane transporting North Korean manufactured weapons and explosives has been captured by Thai law enforcement. The UN banned Nork weapon exports after their missile tests earlier this year. The Times Online reports … The weapons laden aircraft seized in Bangkok [Read More…]

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Ruger’s YouTube channel

Unbeknown to me, Ruger has had a Youtube channel since May of this year. Last week they started a series on the history of firearms. The first episode, about early hand cannons, “aired” last week and is worth watching. Also online are Part 2 and Part 3.

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Accuracy International AE MKII

Accuracy International has updated their .308 Win. AE rifle and Shooting Illustrated has posted an article about it online … Accuracy International (AI) rifles have always been something of an enigma with mainstream shooters in the United States. These [Read More…]

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Taurus Mod 94 Factory Error

Taurus USA import many of thier guns from their Brazilian parent company. Because the BATFE has rules regarding size of imported guns, the company imports the Mod 94 .22 LR revolver with 3″ barrels and cuts them down to 2″. This funky revolver is a fully [Read More…]

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STANAG 4179 does not exist!

Most of you, I think, know what is meant by a term “STANAG magazine”. For those of you who do not, it refers to a specification prepared by NATO which describes the dimensions of an AR-15 / M16 compatible magazine. An example of the usage of the term is in [Read More…]

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Full-auto crossbow

This is a very nifty invention. The inventor seems to have used a magazine and bolt design similar to the ancient Chinese repeating crossbows. From the inventors website … The specification I devised called for a full auto-firing rate of 1 bolt per second; with [Read More…]

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New Springfield XDM 3.8 compact

Springfield has introduced a compact version of the XD(m) pistol called the 3.8. Its name refers to the barrel length which is 3.8″ long, 0.7″ shorter than the standard XD(m). The name is sure to confuse many who will think it refers to the .380 cartridge. [Read More…]

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Sig P250 2SUM two gun set

The Sig P250 2SUM1 is a package made up of a full-sized and a subcompact 9mm Sig P250 pistol. The idea is that the full-sized model will be used for home defense and/or sport, while the compact will be used for concealed carry. Only one fire control unit is provided and [Read More…]

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The “god gun”

From Bryan Jones’s blog … A rifle or sidearm for instance could not disable a tank while conversely heavier weapon systems can do more damage or cause injury to greater numbers of individuals. However, the most powerful weapon in the NTC is a small blue [Read More…]

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Benelli vs. Beretta … ?

Benelli and Beretta seem to be competing with each other to produce the lightest shotgun autoloading shotgun. Earlier this year Benelli introduced the Vinci, which they claimed was one of the lighest autoloading shotguns available. Beretta recently responded with the [Read More…]

New .308 Lapua Palma

Accurate Shooter reports that Lapua will soon introduce a .308 Winchester case that uses small primers instead of large rifle primers. Adam Braverman of Nammo-Lapua just confirmed that Lapua, at the behest of the U.S. Palma team, has been quietly developing a NEW [Read More…]

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More on the SWAT / Lego gun incident

I am late in blogging it but in case you missed it … Last week Jeremy Bell, a Toronto resident, was arrested by SWAT officers when someone in the neighboring apartment saw him handling a gun built out of Lego bricks. I found his twitter page where he tweeted the [Read More…]