British Police With New L85A2

A reader emailed us a photo he saw in a trade union magazine. The British police officers in the photo are helping guard a Rapier missile installationing during the Olympic games. They are carrying the updated version of the L85A2 with the new rail system, Trijicon ACOG [Read More…]


Y-man Goes Shooting in the USA

Hello all, Y-man here. It’s been a long time, and I have missed writing my guest posts. Thanks to Steve for having me. Many thanks for all your kind and constructive comments. Like some would know, I finally travelled from Nigeria to Orlando Florida, USA in early [Read More…]


Kel-Tec KSG Shotgun Review

After almost ten months I was finally able to obtain a Kel-Tec KSG shotgun last month. The KSG has been tremendously hard to purchase or obtain for writers. In fact for those that have checked prices they were selling for almost twice the MSRP of $880.00. In my view [Read More…]


IWI Tavor X95 in 5.45x39mm

A couple of days ago I reported that RPC Fort was manufacturing Tavor rifles under license chambered in 5.45x39mm. Israel Weapon Industries, the designers of the Tavor, have since announced that they too are manufacturing Tavor X95 rifles chambered in 5.45x39mm. From [Read More…]


Illegal Firearm Boom In Nepal

Gun smugglers are doing brisk business in Nepal. The turbulent political situation in Nepal is causing a rise in demand for firearms. In May the Constitution Assembly (parliament) was dissolved but the political parties cannot agree to how to hold new elections, so the [Read More…]


The New Heckler & Koch HK416A5

Heckler & Koch has unveiled its latest version of the HK416, the HK416A5. This model builds on the version they submitted to the US Army Individual Carbine competition. The rifle borrows from the HK417-based Bundeswehr G28 Designated Marksman Rifle. The new slimmer [Read More…]


Truvelo 20x110mm Sniper Rifle

South African gun maker Truvelo is producing a single shot anti material sniper rifle chambered in the powerful 20x110mm Hispano round. The gun is 6.5 feet in length and weighs 55 lbs (unloaded without optics or tripod). The company also manufactures this rifle [Read More…]


Super Modified Gangster Grip

Matt Steele teaches the Gangster Grip, Modified Gangster Grip and Super Modified Gangster Grip. Jon Davis, a Marine Corps weapons instructor, posted a long article on Quora in which he suggested that gangsters hold their gun sideways due to the mistaken belief that you [Read More…]


Belgian Percussion Eprouvette

This contraption is a Belgian Percussion Eprouvette. Back in the days when blackpowder was of dubious quality, devices like these were used to test the potency of the powder at hand. The barrel plug is attached to a V shaped spring. When fired the spring compresses [Read More…]


Scally Hill Systems Mk4 Rifle

The Scally Hill Systems Mk4 is a tactical-style bolt action rifle build upon the Savage short action and AccuTrigger. It features an aluminium chassis, fixed or folding fully adjustable stock, Scally Hill Systems proprietary barrel nut (replaces Savage barrel nut), [Read More…]


Guns of the modern pirate

In 2010 the Russian tanker Moscow University was captured by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The Russia anit-submarine ship Marshal Shaposhnikov was nearby and quickly recaptured the tanker. The Somali pirates were carry the usual gear, rusted AK rifles (with no [Read More…]