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Hi Y’all, Thanks for your kind words, I am feeling a bit better and I plan to be back blogging on Tuesday. But … I have amassed hundreds of emails in my inbox. I estimate is would take many hours to reply to them all. It would mean another whole week of no [Read More…]

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Shooting Guns in Guam

Anyone who has visited Vegas knows that there is money to be made selling range time to tourists. There are advertisements for machine gun shooting everywhere. Apparently it is also big business in the US territories of Guam. The Japanese monarchs and governments have [Read More…]

5.56x45mm Timeline

There has been a lot of discussion about the 5.56mm cartridge recently. I highly recommend reading Daniel Watters’s history of the development of the 5.56x45mm cartridge. It is incredibly detailed and continuously updated.

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New Remington XCR II

The Remington’s XCR II is a new long action Model 700 rifle. It does not supersede the original XCR, which was introduced in 2005, but will be offered alongside it. It features a OD Green stock with rubber Hogue grip inserts. The stock looks very similar to the [Read More…]

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An upside down Enfield

The action in this rifle is an inverted Enfield M1917 (or maybe Enfield P14). It was done so that a lefty could use it! [ Hat Tip goes to Max Popenker for finding this bizarre creation. ]

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Savage Model 110 BA in .338 Lapua

A lot of people have been drooling over the new .338 Lapua Savage rifle because it packs a lot of features into a rifle with an MSRP of just $2,267. American Rifleman has published a review of the 110 BA which can be read on their website … Although the Model 110 [Read More…]

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Savage Model 10 Predator Hunter Max 1

The Savage Model 10 Predator Hunter is now available in the Max 1 Camo finish. It is also the first Predator Hunter to be fitted with the AccuStock. It is available in .22-250 Rem, 204 Ruger, .223 Rem, .243 Win. MSRP is $864.

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Taurus 24/7 G2

Taurus has merged their best features from the 800, 24/7 and OSS lines into the new Taurus G2 24/7 pistol. The polymer framed double action autoloader will be available in .45 ACP, .40 S&W and 9mm (judging by Taurus’s 2010 catalog, we may not see the 9mm [Read More…]

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Savage Model 11 Long Range Hunter

The new Savage Long Range Hunter is a very compelling rifle. As the name suggests, it is designed for long range hunting where accuracy is paramount. It is packed full of features including the AccuStock, an adjustable muzzle brake and an adjustable comb. I believe this [Read More…]

Wired Reviews Body Armour

Wired Magazine tested three different level IIIA ballistic vests1 at the Oregon Ballistics Lab. Nice to see that a cheap $344 vest works as well as a $4490 vest 🙂 On a side note, that testing gun is an interesting device. [ Many thanks to Mik for emailing me the [Read More…]

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Barrett M82 Snipers

These photos of Marine snipers were taken earlier this month during Operation Moshtarak (Helmand province, Afghanistan). Kit Up has published a post discussing the photos.