Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, has presented the Iranian president with an FN FAL which he claims was captured in 2006. The IDF don’t agree. Double tapper reports.
Daniel Gallington, of the Potomac Institute, has published an article in the Cypress Times on the ownership of the controversial Korean M1 Garands and M1 Carbines that Korea is trying to sell back to US collectors. From the article … So, I started looking around [Read More…]
The Bushmaster ACR has been recalled because it can go full-auto under some circumstances. If you own one, make sure you send it in to be fixed. Not only is it a safety hazard but a legal one. The BATFE are not fond of firearms firing more than one shot when the trigger [Read More…]
Also new for 2011 from Hornady is a line of Superformance match ammunition. It will be available in .223 Rem, 5.56mm NATO and two loads in .308 Win. It is interesting to see a specific 5.56mm load. I presume they have optimized that for semi-automatic rifles. It is [Read More…]
Hornady has expanded their Superformance line to include .222 Rem, .223 Rem, .22-250 Rem and .243 Rem. They specifically state that the rounds work fine in semi-automatics. Speed Kills! Varmint hunters can now reap the benefits of Hornady® Superformance™ propellant [Read More…]
Repeated verbatim from AAC Blog … The 300 BLK barrels for the Rem 700/Model-7 are available. They are 16″, 1:8 twist, Nitride finish, threaded 5/8-24 and come as pictured with thread protector. Retail is $400. Medium Contour is P/N 101273 Light Contour is P/N [Read More…]
This prototype holster from GripUs is interesting. The idea behind it is that an iPhone / PDA / Blackberry sized leather case attached to a belt is common and would not attract attention. Of course a thief may think it is an expensive gadget and an expert pick pocketer [Read More…]
Emiliano Zapata is a Mexican national hero. He was a general in the Mexican revolution until being ambushed and killed by an opposing general who had claimed that he wished to surrender. Paul, a reader of the blog, emailed me photos of a revolver in his collection that [Read More…]
CNBC are airing an expose on the Remington Model 700 rifles claiming that they fire without the trigger being pulled and that this has resulted in deaths and injuries going back sixty years … The result of a 10-month investigation, CNBC examines allegations that [Read More…]
This old Iver Johnson advertisement gave me such a good laugh [ Many thanks to Dave for emailing me the link. ]
Nick has compared cheap Wolf 5.56mm ammunition with other brands. I have not used Wolf in a long time, but after reading Nick’s article I will have to give it another try (or Tula).
From Army.mil … A member of the Basra Special Weapons and Tactics team demonstrates the proper form to ready a weapon to other members of the SWAT team during a training exercise in Basra Oct. 4. The SWAT Team is working with the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment [Read More…]
Tobias Obermeit, the Chief Design Engineer on the PMR-30 pistol at Kel-tec, generously offered to allow you (the readers) to submit questions for him to answer. Many questions were similar so I merged them into a single question. There were a lot of question and I [Read More…]
Nolo could not find any decent instructions online explaining how to strip a Vz.58 fire control group, so he wrote a guide on how to do it … You see, recently, I purchased a Vz. 58 steel trigger, to replace the plastic trigger my CZ-USA Vz. 58 came with. When I [Read More…]
As John Hollister wrote, this is not something the consumer sees every day. [Hat Tip: AAC Blo ]