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Wilson Combat SPEC-OPS 9

The previously unnamed 9mm polymer 1911 has been named the SPEC-OPS 9. It is being marketed as a full size concealed carry pistol. One of the main selling point is the lower weight of the polymer frame. The pistol weighs in at 29.6 oz., about 25% lighter than the [Read More…]

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Engraved Colt Model 1908 Pistol

Rock Island Auction are auctioning off a beautiful engraved and gold in-laid .25 ACP Colt Model 1908 “Vest Pocket” pistol. In my opinion it is absolutely beautiful. Wikipedia has an article about John Browning’s creation. Hat Tip: Ammoland

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New Leupold RX-1000 Rangefinder

Leupold’s new RX-1000 Rangefinder is very impressive. It is lightweight, compact, has a 6x zoom and can measure out to 1000 yards. Standard model RX-1000 There are two models, the standard and the TBR model (True Ballistic Range). The TBR model includes an [Read More…]

Air guns are also up, crossbows too

Yesterday a highly placed source in the air gun industry (who wishes to remain anonymous) told me that air guns sales are also riding the gun buying frenzy wave. Crossbow sales have also noticeably increased. There is a lot to be said about air guns at a time when [Read More…]

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AR-7 rifle review

The Next Chapter reviews the AR-7 IMHO, this is an affordable, expendable rifle. When weight and size are critical for packing, it is something that I can carry for use as a last resort, something that may be just barely enough gun to do get me through an unexpected [Read More…]

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STI 2011 Aluminum Grip

This year STI introduced a nifty aluminum grip for their 2011 pistols. It is a drop in replacement for regular polymer 2011 grip. There is no decoration so that shooters can add their own designs or checkering. The MSRP is $410. More info here.

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Blackhawk barrel takes a beating

Click to enlarge There are at least five bullets stuck in that revolver barrel. RugerForum members seem to think is a Ruger Blackhawk in .357 Magnum. The squib loads could have been low powered .38 Special rounds or very badly loaded .357 rounds. That the shooter did [Read More…]

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More Rangers with SCAR rifles

The Rangers were showing off their new SCAR rifles on the weekend. Rangers from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, G.A. stand at attention on the infield of the Lowes Motor Speedway as they are honored for their service to the nation during the Coca Cola [Read More…]

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Camera mounted on AR-15 lower

I have blogged before about cameras being mounted on rifle stocks. SayUncle found this webpage showing a camera mounted on an AR-15 lower. This is an incredibly bad idea. Not only could people could easily it for a gun-like weapon, but an AR-15 lower is legally a [Read More…]