The Glock factory expansion is able to move ahead. AJC reports … City planners recommended approval of Glock’s request, and the company agreed to several environmental protections and building modifications to address residents’ concerns. [ Many thanks to Z [Read More…]
In the CZ Forum an employee of CZ-USA announced that they will be importing CZ 75 Czechmate. It will cost $3399. CZ-USA Now is offering the Czechmate in 9mm available for sale contact Matt by phone at 1-800-955-4486 ext 321 for sales details Czechmate comes with ambi [Read More…]
Good news, the Steyr Arms (USA) are once again importing the Steyr MA1 and SA1 pistols. The MSRP for the pistols is $649. We are pleased to announce that Steyr Arms will again import the Steyr MA-1 and SA-1 line of pistols starting in August. SAI will import additional [Read More…]
These shell carriers fit into a USGI SAW gunner ammo pouch. A pretty nifty idea. More info at Soldier Systems.
Ammunition size comparison over at Traction Control
Mossberg have finally made it to the .22 AR-15 party, joining industry heavyweights such as Remington, Ruger and S&W. I don’t have much information on the Mossberg Tactical 22 Series but I will share with you what I know. Based on the photo I think it is safe [Read More…]
Andrew from Vuurwapen Blog has created this slow motion video demonstrating AR-15 bolt carrier bounce. It shows how lighter weight buffers allow the bolt carrier to bounce back after hitting the barrel extension. The weight of the buffer becomes critical when said items [Read More…]
The GSMG is a gas powered submachine gun that fires .177 or .22 BB pellets. The gun shoots BBs at 600 fps. If it was able to achieve this with even the heaviest .22 BBs it would only generate just over 12 ft/lbs of energy. Before you get too excited about defending your [Read More…]
Big Rock Sports is distributing a limited edition of the Ruger LCP with an OD Green colored frame. I have a soft spot for OD Green guns. [Hat Tip: Guns, Holsters & Gear]
Ok, I will admit that I am really using S&W’s announcement that they are shipping their new Bodyguard line of handguns as an excuse to repost the Bodyguard promo video which I love watching. Read my coverage of the Bodyguard line here.
SayUncle has reviewed the Brownells’ AR-15 .22 LR Conversion Kit for Shooting Illustrated. It is well worth reading. The bolt design, which is mostly the same across all the .22LR AR-15 kits, is ingenious. I would never have thought up that concept. What is appealing [Read More…]
The Nitron N-32 is a semi-automatic cannon microprocessor controlled high pressure inert gas cannon. Is fires 1.250” steel ball bearings at over 1000 fps. That is about 3000 ft/lbs of muzzle energy. For comparison a 7.62x51mm NATO round has about 2600 ft/lbs of [Read More…]
Very clever special effects in this video … [ Many thanks to Rolf for emailing me the link. ]
I am away for the next few days (sadly work not pleasure). Blogging will resume on Thursday or Friday.
Justin Taylan, founder of PacificWrecks.com (a site well worth visiting), recently visited the South Carolina Military Museum and took these photos of the displays dedicated to David Marshall Williams aka. Carbine Williams. The information below was kindly provided by [Read More…]
Back in the 1800s (or maybe early 1900s) an enterprising gunsmith created this French Mod. 1873/74 revolver. The trigger has been turned into a sear which is manipulated by squeezing a steel rod. It i Very clever. Note the other details such as the de-spured hammer. [Read More…]