Accidental double tapping of .500 S&W revolvers is apparently quite common. This video demonstrates … A few years ago S&W investigated the phenomena. They discovered, as you have probably already guessed, that the double taps were the result of what was [Read More…]
Another great review from Vuurwapen Blog. One comment I do want to make is that you choose a sling for a rifle, not a rifle for a sling. Vuurwapen used the SCAR rifle for a match. His after-action report is here. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the video. ]
A patent has been granted for the design of a toy double barrel shotgun which produces smoke when the cartridges are ejected. The idea of giving a child a toy that produces smoke by heating oil does not appeal to me!
I collect gun books with almost as much enthusiasm as I collect guns. In the past I have many times been offered the opportunity to review gun books before they are on sale to the public, but have refused each time. The reason I have refused is that publishers generally [Read More…]
Tactical Life reports … … Brought back as a war trophy by a U.S. Army soldier who had served in Iraq, the rifle was seized by the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) in cooperation with the U.S. Army at the behest of the Iraqi government.” I think [Read More…]
Ruger has updated the Mini-30 blued model and given it a Mini-14/SR-556 flash suppressor. Ruger has not stated it, but presumably the threading is 1/2-28. I expect that the stainless steel models will be similarly updated to feature a flash suppressor. This model has a [Read More…]
The Ruger 10/22 FS is a new addition to the Ruger Tactical 10/22 line. The is standard blued/synthetic 10/22 but with a threaded barrel and Mini-14/SR-556 flash suppressor. The barrel threading is the standard 1/2-28 which will fit many firearm accessories, such as [Read More…]
The Ruger 10/22 Boy Scouts of America Special Edition was featured on the last episode of NRA’s Curators Corner. NRA Blog reports … With an 18.5″ barrel and a gold bead sight, this limited edition rifle comes with a ten round magazine and a classic [Read More…]
NBC reports … The next day, that would be Monday for those of you keeping score at home, a 16-year-old boy — presumably sans dog — somehow got himself locked in a gun safe at the Bass Pro Shop in Grapevine. It probably wasn’t as funny as the “Family Guy” [Read More…]
I always like to see old gun designs put back into production. The original Model 180 AutoMag pistol is going back into production after being discontinued about twenty years ago (please correct me if I am wrong). An Alaskan firm called Auto Mag Company, not in anyway [Read More…]
… and other uses for a suppressor.
This Royal Marine is using an EOTech holographic sight, without magnification, mounted on either an .338 Lapua Magnum L115A1 (Accuracy International Arctic Warfare) or .50 BMG AW50 rifle. I have often wondered why we do not see photos of snipers with 1x magnification [Read More…]