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Remington Parlor Pistol

Nancy’s blog has an interesting article about the Remington Rider Parlor pistol. The Remington-Rider Parlor is among the rarest and sought of all Remington handguns. This little single-shot percussion pistol has always been a bit of a conundrum. Little is known as [Read More…]

S&W Wins ATF contract

It appears that S&W’s pistol in the BATFE sidebar competition beat out the Glock and Sig entries. The contract is worth up to $40 million. I am not sure which S&W model, almost certainly an M&P, was the winner. UPDATE: Glock also won! Glock also gets [Read More…]

Crimson Trace for the military market

Tactical Life reports that Crimson Trace has launched a separate division, CTC Defense, that is dedicated to the military market. Today, Crimson Trace will announce the creation of CTC Defense, a separate division of the Crimson Trace Corporation that will be dedicated [Read More…]

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The original black rifle

The NRA Blog writes … One of the most unusual repeating firearms ever to be manufactured in the United States was Isaiah Jennings’ repeating flintlock rifle of 1821. Built with a detachable skeleton-type shoulder stock as well as a removable 21-inch octagonal [Read More…]

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IPSC Competition Shoes

I did not realize that you could buy shoes designed especially for IPSC. They are sold by a European online store called DoubleAlpha for 129 Euros… The Fin made JALAS Cross Control FLX shoe is a superb, technologically advance professional footwear. It is designed [Read More…]

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Sig P226 & P229 Enhanced Elite

Sig have introduced the new Enhanced Elite line of P226 and P229 pistols. The “Enhanced Elite” models take the same features common to all Elite series pistols and combine them with the ergonomic one piece reduced reach grips used in our E2 pistols. Available in [Read More…]

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NRA-LEAD Remington 870 shotgun

Remington has teamed up with the NRA’s Law Enforcement Activities Division (LEAD) to produce a special edition of the Remington 870 Police to commemorate the 50 years of NRA-LEAD’s service to Law Enforcement. For every one sold, a donation will be made to the [Read More…]

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Ruger SR556 Review

Vuurwapen Blog reviews the Ruger SR556. Part 1. Part 2. The video review is below … I have used one and I liked it. A common complaint is that is heavy, which it is, but this is not necessarily a bad thing and comes down to personal preference. [ Many thanks to [Read More…]

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Rock River Arms PDS Pistol

The new RRA PDS Pistol is the first firearm from RRA to utilized their new PDS pistol system. It features a full length picatinny rail, two position gas regulator and non-reciprocating foldable ambidextrous charging handles. The PDS system must have a return spring [Read More…]

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Ruger SR-556/6.8

Ruger AR-15, the SR-556, is now available chambered in 6.8mm SPC. The SR-556/6.8 has .850 heavy contour barrel with a 1:10 twist. It comes packaged with a 5 round and a 25 round magazine. The MSRP is $1995.00.

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Turkish Delights and .50 BMG

Last night I was Googling around for Turkish Delight recipes. Not only did I find a good recipe but I also discovered that .50 BMG brass makes for a nifty wax seal. From Marcus Ranum’s Turkish Delight recipe (NSFW) … This little box of turkish delight was [Read More…]

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Baikal MP-161K Carbine

I don’t think the Baikal MP-161K is a new gun but I don’t recall seeing it before. This semi-automatic Russian rifle comes chambered in .22 LR, .22 WMR and .17 HMR. It has windage adjustable open sights and a weaver rail for optics. I really like the stock [Read More…]