Steyr is updating their line of single shot big bore rifles. The new models will be magazine fed. This updated Steyr HS-50 was on show at IAW.
Science Friday has posted a video about how researchers are developing camo to dupe deer. Apparently researchers trained deer to take a vision test! UPDATE: American Hunter have reviewed Gore’s Optifade camo. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the link. ]
The C.O. Arms AWP is set apart by an all-black Carry-Tuff finish that protects the gun from all types of weather conditions, rust and scratches and is easily cleaned with just a wipe down. The AWP has a forged 7075 aluminum frame with checkered front strap and 4140 [Read More…]
Sinclair International has created an eight part series of introductory videos about reloading. They are available free at the Sinclair YouTube Channel. The first video in the series … It is great to see more and more gun companies finally understanding social [Read More…]
I am not sure where it was found. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the pic. ]
Jim Shepherd reports … Recent moves to consolidate manufacturing and production processes include the Marlin impending relocation from its long-time home for a yet-undecided Remington location and the imminent closure and disposal of Bushmaster’s Arizona [Read More…]
My good friend REMOV managed to get a couple of photos of Renaud Kerbrat’s latest invention: the KRISS KARD pistol. The KARD will be officially unveiled later this year. Luckily you read The Firearm Blog and get the skinny right now! The patent application [Read More…]
While the tactical craze may have been largely lost on Izhmash, the official makers of the AK series of rifles, our Russian friends appear to be embracing it. The previous issue of the Russian Reporter magazine featured some very cool AK rifles. Unfortunately I do not [Read More…]
This week I have been spending considerable time trying to speed up the blog. TFB is now using a global CDN (content distribution network) to serve all the images and other static assets (such as CSS and JS). What this means is that a network of servers throughout the [Read More…]
Tapco have launched a new 30 round magazine for the Mini-14. You can tick off all the latest magazine buzzwords. “Polymer”: check, “Anti-tilt follower”: check. The MSRP is $15.99.
I am excited to report that Izhmash Arms, the official manufacturer of the AK and Saiga rifles, has launched a new series of .22 Long Rifle chambered AK-styled rifles. The new Saiga 22 comes in two flavors. The standard model is patterned after the AK-105. It features [Read More…]
Please accept my condolences. The crash is a terrible tragedy for your nation.
This weeks movie gun is the Colt Police Positive which was used in the 1934 detective film The Thin Man. The small frame double-action revolver was introduced by Colt in 1907. This beautiful specimen was engraved and presented to William Powell. You can learn more about [Read More…]
Marathon Robotics has developed a robotic training system for the Australian special forces. Targets are mounted on Segway Robotic Mobility Platform (RMP) vehicles which are controlled by a central computer system. They can, for example, be programmed to scatter when a [Read More…]