Tag: 2008

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Beretta ARX / GLX 160

The Beretta ARX 160 is the new assault rifle being adopted the the Italians. I first mentioned it on in blog post last October and now thanks to REMOV I have the specs and some detailed photos (copyright Armi e Tiro/Beretta). According to REMOV the R&D cost 4 [Read More…]

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CZ 75 SP-01 Phantom 9mm

The CZ 75 SP-01 Phantom came out early last year in the Czech Republic and I think was available mid-year in the US. I missed the launch and have been meaning to cover it for a while. Anyway, here it is: The SP-01 Phantom is a polymer version of the CZ 75 SP-01 [Read More…]

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Bill Wilson Carry Pistol

What does legendary gun smith Bill WIlson carry? The “Bill Wilson Carry Pistol”. From Wilson Combat: After the Television appearances by the boss (Bill Wilson), we received so many calls to find out which pistol Bill carries on a daily basis. Well here it [Read More…]

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JARD J50 .50 BMG rifle

JARD Inc have released a new semi automatic .50 BMG rifle, the JARD J50. It uses a direct gas impingement system, free floating barrel and handguard, fixed barrel and adjustable trigger to improve accuracy. The J50 allows quick takedown in the field. Specs: * Caliber 50 [Read More…]

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Marlin XS7 (Short action XL7)

Earlier this year Marlin introduced the value-for-money XL7 rifle cambered in 25-06, 270 and 30-06. I thought it was odd that they did not offer a short action version. John Snow reports that a short action version will be available shortly in .248, .308 and 7mm-08. [Read More…]

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Beretta ARX-160 Carbine

The new ARX-160 Carbine is Beretta’s entry into the M4 replacement competition. Photos by SMG-Lee M16 magazine, folding iron sights Folding stock UPDATE: Originally I called this rifle the NRX after misreading the logo. It is in the ARX-160. Below is a photo (from [Read More…]

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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…]

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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…]

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Alex Bullpup bolt action rifles

Also on display at MSPO 2008 were the Alex bullpup bolt action rifles. They look awesome. As far as I know they come in three models. The Alex762 (7.62x51mm), Alex -338 (8.6x70mm / .338 Magnum Lapua) and the Alex Sports Tactical (7.62x51mm). Photos by Remigiusz Wilk [Read More…]

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MAG 08 pistol

The other new Polish pistol at MSPO 2008 is the 9mm MAG 08. It is a redesign of the MAG 98 which itself was a redesign of the MAG 95. It looks nice, but I do remember reading complaints about the previous generation MAG pistols somewhere. The original (from the [Read More…]

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Walther P99 RAD

The P99 RAD was unveiled at MSPO 2008. As far as I can tell it is a standard P99 with a Picatinny rails and a different, but still interchangeable, grip. The “RAD” part of the name refers to the hometown of the Lucznik Arms Factory, Radom. Interestingly [Read More…]

MSPO 2008 Poland

MSPO 2008 International Defence Industry Exhibition was held in Kielce, Poland and ended about an hour ago. I will shortly be posting some of the cool firearms that were displayed, or at least the cool firearms I could find. Not being able to read polish makes it hard [Read More…]

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New Leupold UltimateSlam

Leupold have launched a new scope called the UltimateSlam for shotguns and modern muzzleloaders. The SABR reticle can be adjusted to match your load. SABR: Sabot Ballistics Reticle Leupold’s® all-new UltimateSlam™ riflescope is the ideal combination of flexibility, [Read More…]

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GSG-5P: .22 MP5 patterned pistol

American Tactical Imports are importing the GSG-5P, a pistol version of the .22 MP5 patterned GSG-5. Click to expand. The specs are the same as the carbine/rifle version apart from weighing 400 grams less. As far as I can see it is a GSG-5 with a butt plate instead of a [Read More…]

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Mossberg 464 Lever Action Rifle

Mossberg have released a new lever action rifle, the 464. It comes in a rimfire (.22LR) and a centerfire (.30-30) model. * Quality queues – Features a button-rifled barrel, recessed muzzle crown, top-tang safety, recoil softening rubber buttpad and a smooth, [Read More…]