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Sniper with Holographic sight

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…]

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Rock River Arms PDS Carbine

I recently blogged about RAA’s PDS pistol. This is the carbine version of the pistol. The Piston Driven System Carbine utilizes a propriety bolt carrier that actuated by a piston. The return spring is located above the barrel, much like the Para Ordnance TTR [Read More…]

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Remington VERSA MAX

Although there is not much new to add, I was remiss in forgetting to blog about the final specs of Remington’s new VERSA MAX shotgun was announced. From the press release … Remington is pleased to announce the most exciting addition to its respected 100-year [Read More…]

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Remington Parlor Pistol

Nancy’s blog has an interesting article about the Remington Rider Parlor pistol. The Remington-Rider Parlor is among the rarest and sought of all Remington handguns. This little single-shot percussion pistol has always been a bit of a conundrum. Little is known as [Read More…]

S&W Wins ATF contract

It appears that S&W’s pistol in the BATFE sidebar competition beat out the Glock and Sig entries. The contract is worth up to $40 million. I am not sure which S&W model, almost certainly an M&P, was the winner. UPDATE: Glock also won! Glock also gets [Read More…]

Crimson Trace for the military market

Tactical Life reports that Crimson Trace has launched a separate division, CTC Defense, that is dedicated to the military market. Today, Crimson Trace will announce the creation of CTC Defense, a separate division of the Crimson Trace Corporation that will be dedicated [Read More…]

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The original black rifle

The NRA Blog writes … One of the most unusual repeating firearms ever to be manufactured in the United States was Isaiah Jennings’ repeating flintlock rifle of 1821. Built with a detachable skeleton-type shoulder stock as well as a removable 21-inch octagonal [Read More…]

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IPSC Competition Shoes

I did not realize that you could buy shoes designed especially for IPSC. They are sold by a European online store called DoubleAlpha for 129 Euros… The Fin made JALAS Cross Control FLX shoe is a superb, technologically advance professional footwear. It is designed [Read More…]