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…]

Viktor Bout in court

The BBC reports that the “Lord of War’s” extradition hearing in Bangkok’s Criminal Court has begun. Some interesting details have surfaced. Apparently he was attempting to sell US agents, posing as members of FARC, 700 surface to air missiles and [Read More…]

Palm Pistol

David via. SayUncle reported on a company called Constitution Arms who plan on producing palm pistols. The Palm Pistol is an ergonomically innovative single shot double action only defensive firearm chambered in 9mm that may be fired using either hand without regard to [Read More…]

S&W Model 10

James, of Hell in a Handbasket, has written a post about his “new” S&W Model 10 he recently purchased. What a great photo 🙂 Full sized version here. This revolver is at least 50 years old. As James pointed out, it will still be useful in another 50 [Read More…]