Another Massive 2 bore rifle

Bill emailed me a photo of a friend’s 2-bore rifle and another of the 2-bore balls. The first photo really gives a sense of scale. Click to expand the image I assume the bigger balls are for the 2-bore and the smaller for another gun The guy in the photo is [Read More…]

What I would carry at sea

Sebastian linked to this very interesting article about gun laws at sea. Is it lawful to carry firearms? This depends of several factors. · Flag State your yacht is registered with. · Area you are likely to operate in. · Type of firearm. If I were sailing around the [Read More…]

German G36

Gun Pundit has some good shots of the German Bundeswehr troops in Afghanistan sporting the G36 rifle. Lots of photos here.  

Cowboy gun racks

Kent has started up a business selling cowboy style furniture. His first product for sale is a gun rack made with real spurs and real shot which he is selling for $85. He emailed me this photo: Click to expand. More info here. (I am not way affiliated with his business [Read More…]

Reporters lack of gun knowledge

Sebastian, Snowflakes in Hell, breaks down MSBC’s attempt at a gun article. But the semi-automatic ammunition used in one of the weapons Sigh, while I get a laugh occasionally most of the time I get frustrated. In this age I find it hard to believe they cannot [Read More…]

North Korea buying weapons not food

The BBC reports that the North Korean weapon purchases are up from $13 million, during the previous South Korea administration, to $65 million. Weapons are being supplied by China, Russia, Germany, the Slovak Republic and others. While the supreme leader buys weapons [Read More…]

AR-15/M16 Graveyard

Click to expand. These rifles were captured from the Georgians by the Russians and destroyed. I don’t know about the rifles in the photo but I know Bushmaster was supplying Georgia. H/T: MP.net  

Blaser Rifle Configurator

Blaser have developed one of those customize-a-rifle flash tools. Very useful to work out how many of your offspring need to be sold to purchase a premium European rifle! The interface could be improved, especially when you select incompatible options but it is still [Read More…]

New EOTech EOLAD2

The legendary Mr. SMGLee has the scoop: EOLAD2 on SCAR EOTech with Laser Device laser build into one unit. IR and visible laser share the same battery as the EOTech 552 in order to minimize the package and also to cut down on weight. The visible Laser is a 5mW unit with [Read More…]

US Army to upgrade M24 Rifles

Remington will be upgrading the 3000 M24 rifles during 2009 at a cost of $3 million. I was quite surprised to hear this after all the noise about bolt action rifles not being good enough and that semi-automatic was the only way to go. The M24 Sniper Weapons System (SWS) [Read More…]

Barrett M98B .338 Lapua

Barrett has announced their new bolt action Model 98 Bravo .338 Lapua mag rifle. Barrett has a dedicated website for the rifle but is very light on details. Tactical Weapons reports that is weighs in at 16 pounds (including scope and empty magazine) and will deliver 0.5 [Read More…]

Hunting stories

John Snow @ The Gun Shots does a lot of hunting. Here are a couple of posts about his recent hunting trip: Going Long With The Uselton Warbird and Swarovski Z6 Kessler Canyon: Colorado Mule Deer Hunting At Its Best  

2 bore rifle photos

A while back I posted some photos of a 2 bore cartridge. While browsing the Nitro Express forum I came across this amazing photo of a 2 bore muzzleloader. All I can say is “Wow”. I wonder which end hits harder I read in another thread that this rifle was [Read More…]

$80 “night vision” goggles

I got pretty excited when I read the title of the Ars Technica review entitled “Hands on with some surprising $80 night vision goggles”. I immediately started day dreaming about stalking varmints on a starless, moonless night. Unfortunately the “Eye [Read More…]