Guns of the modern pirate

In 2010 the Russian tanker Moscow University was captured by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The Russia anit-submarine ship Marshal Shaposhnikov was nearby and quickly recaptured the tanker. The Somali pirates were carry the usual gear, rusted AK rifles (with no [Read More…]


All Africa IPSC Championship

The Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo recently hosted the All Africa IPSC Championship. Instead of deer and coyote silhouette they have zebra and warthogs! It is sad that only three African countries (Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa) were able to field shooters. Outside of [Read More…]


Prototype RusEngin Bullet

A Russian inventor emailed me photos of his patent-pending bullet design. These bullets are loaded in 12.7×108mm cases. The inventor did not explain to me how this design is beneficial but according to a study done by the US Military in the 1950s (PDF Link), the center [Read More…]


Empty Brass Art

AR-15.com reports … The shading was done by pouring gunpowder on the brass and lighting it up, with the darker areas being flashed subsequent times. The art is incredibly well done and the idea is pretty cool, but $40K cool? A bit about the artist who live is [Read More…]


RECALL: Walther PK380

Certain Walther PK380 pistols manufactured between May and September 2012 could allow rounds to be discharged when the trigger is pulled despite the safety being engaged. During an internal quality review, Carl Walther GmbH has identified a condition that may exist in [Read More…]


M1903 Springfield KABOOM

Different gun, same story. The owner of this gun was shooting “factory reloads” (remanufactured ammunition) and did not stop shooting to clear a squib. Kappy at WeaponsCache.com wrote … This happened at my range a few weeks ago. The owner of a [Read More…]


The Guns of Russian Special Forces

Members of Russia’s special forces groups competed against each other practical shooting competition. It is interesting to see how Russia’s elite choose to customize their AK-74 rifles. Photos by Oswald … [ Many thanks Val for the tip. ]