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Interview with Carlo Fiocchi

LuckyGunner has posted a very interesting interview with Carlo Fiocchi … Through gatherings like the annual family Christmas dinner, which they still observe to this day, Carlo Fiocchi was steeped in family legend and reared in the vocabulary of small arms [Read More…]

RECALL: Bushmaster ACR Recalled

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…]

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Hornady Superformance Varmint

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…]

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.300 BLK Barrels for Remington 700

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…]

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Bullets on ice

This video shows a bullet spinning like a top after being shot into ice. I do not know how safe this is but the results are amazing. UPDATE: Just to make it clear: this is dangerous. The bullets are clearly jumping all over the place. Don’t do it. The makers of [Read More…]

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Emiliano Zapata’s revolver

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…]

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How They Were Betrayed

In the upcoming November issue of Esquire, there will be an article entitled “How They Were Betrayed”. It is an adaption of a chapter from C.J. Chivers new book “THE GUN” … The unnecessary bloodshed and lives lost were tied to an American [Read More…]

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Ruger SR40 Specs

Ruger had finally sent out the press release with specifications for the Ruger SR40. From the press release … The SR40 weighs 27.25 ounces (when empty) and ships with two fifteen-round, flush-fit magazines. A loading tool is also provided, although an [Read More…]