One-Handed Shooting

From Officer.com: I’ve recently been looking over a number of law enforcement firearms training plans, including both qualifications and scenario-based courses of fire. One of the things that jumps out at me is the minimal amount of one handed shooting that is [Read More…]

How much ammo is enough?

Jovian Thunderbolt’s take on the subject: 1800 rounds isn’t even gun-nut categories yet. I gotta work harder at this. If the world as I knew it, does end, I’m going to wish I had 18,000 rounds or more. Ooo, definitions. That last scenarios has an [Read More…]

Shotgun slug hunting

Slaton @ Gun Shots discusses long distance (100-200 yard) slug hunting: I started deer hunting with a slug gun. Well, let me qualify that. It was actually an old side-by-side Stevens, and back in college, just before the deer opener my buddy and I would drive to an [Read More…]

Lego AK-47

My previous lego gun post was very popular so I did some googling and came across this Lego AK-47: Click to expand the images: More photos here. UPDATE Michi (viet-kong) has created a new lego AK-47. It is amazing! Check out these photos AK with dust cover removed: [Read More…]

Microsoft Gun Club

I was not aware that Microsoft employees had their own gun club until SayUncle pointed it out in a comment on his blog! Apparently they are quite active. In 2000 they donated at least $100,000 to the NRA. Microsoft matched the employee contribution. From The NRA [Read More…]

Gun Control in Burma

An interesting although unsurprising article about gun law in Burma (Myanmar): A 1951 law bans possession of automatic weapons, grenades, and explosives with the intent to commit high treason. A rather narrowly-tailored law, at first glance. However, the law states that [Read More…]

History of the Chinese M14 Clones

I came across a PDF, with no date or author, about the history of the Chinese M14 clones. It is a very interesting read! UPDATE: H2O MAN in the comments below let me know that the text comes from “M14 Rifle History and Development” by Lee Emerson. Thanks H2O [Read More…]

SPAM from a gun maker

I approve all comments on my blog before they are shown. This is to prevent spam comments, mainly medications of dubious origin, from being displayed. This is common practice. When checking the latest comments on my site this is what I came across: This is blatant SPAM. [Read More…]

Medieval Archery

I came across a fascinating article discussing medieval archery, specifically the English victory over the French at the battle of Agincourt in 1415 which was won by the English longbow archers. Henry had approximately 5,000 archers at Agincourt, and a stock of about [Read More…]

Why Stainless Steel rifles rust

If you were not aware that the stainless steel used in firearms can rust or if you have wondered why they rust have a read of this article. Once, after making an offhand comment about finding a speck of what looked like rust on a brand new stainless rifle, I ended up in [Read More…]

Gun Poster: AS50

This poster features the Accuracy International AS50 .50 BMG rifle. It makes a great wallpaper for your desktop. Click the image to enlarge it. Here is a video of the rifle from ‘Future Weapons’ with some nice slow motion shots I am going to try and feature [Read More…]

AIA M-10 infomation

I read many shooting magazines from around the world and I came across this advertisement in an Australian magazine. It shows what must to be the current AIA M-10 range being produced. I scanned it into the computer. Click the image below to enlarge it. Australian [Read More…]

M16 Blown up

I came across a Navy presentation showing what can happen when the bore of an M16 is obstructed! Click on the below thumbnails to enlarge them. The upper receiver has been blown off: Half of the upper receiver was found 25-35 yards away! More photos here.

Beautiful M4 Poster

(Click for a bigger version) This beautiful poster has been designed by Mark Fingar and can be purchased here. Accessories include: Colt M4 (SOPMOD STYLE) with KAC RAS Handguard & KAC Vertical Grip. Optics & Iron Sights: ACOG EOTech 552 Aimpoint COMPM2 & 3X [Read More…]

Lego Guns

Do your kids play with Lego? Then treat them to life-like Lego guns! A company called BrickArms sells Lego guns based on real guns. To image to the right is a WWII Sergeant armed with a M1A1 and his trusty 1911. Other guns available are the MP5, M4, S&W 500 and more [Read More…]

M16 / M4/ AR-15 Manuals

I have been getting quite a lot of visits from people searching google for M16 / M4 / AR-15 manuals. So I decided to post some of them. US Army M16 / M4 operators manual This covers Disassembly, Cleaning, Reassembly, Magazine, Operation and Ammunition and more. Click [Read More…]

Izhevsk promotional videos

Izhevsk Mechanical Works is a Russian arms and vehicle manufacturer founded in 1807 by Tsar Alexander I. Below are some of their firearm promotional videos. I enjoy watching and reading military promotional material which are usually designed to entice the buyer to [Read More…]

the $0.25 Glock trigger job

I came across an article showing you how to make the Glock trigger pull smoother and well as showing you how to detail strip a Glock. I have not tried this. What we are going to do here is to polish (not alter) some parts to make the trigger pull (which admittingly is a [Read More…]

Choosing a good knife

Knifes and hunting seem to go together. I have a modest collection of knives for use general DIY and for hunting. Dave Markowitz over at the Survival & Emergency Preparedness blog has an interesting post about choosing a knife for survival. Something evey hunter [Read More…]

Guns leased for crimes in UK

The economist has a very interesting article about how criminals in the UK appear to lease firearms from each other for use in specific crimes. The same firearms are used in crimes all over the country! Some have suggested that would-be thugs are renting guns to use as [Read More…]