McMillan has introduced the M3A rifle, a medium range .308 Win. semi-automatic built upon the Springfield M1A action (The M1A is based on the M14). At first glance it looks a lot like the Springfield M1A SOCOM II. Unlike the SOCOM, which is optimized for close range [Read More…]
Slide Fire Solutions has developed a stock for the AR-15 that facilitates bumpfire shooting. It is reminicint of the ill fated Akins Accelerator that was initially approved by the BATFE but later deemed a full-auto device and banned. I am not sure quite how this works, [Read More…]
Armalite is once again selling the AR-10(T) Carbine. This .308-chambered gun has been designed to be light and compact for hog hunting. It features a short 16″ stainless steel barrel.
The Blackheart International BHI-15 (S) is nice looking mid-length gas AR-15 carbine. I really like the sleek looking BHI handguard.
Springfield Armory has introduced a new competition ready 1911 called the Range Officer. It is essentially a cheaper version of the Springfield Trophy Match and TRP pistols. There is a “limited edition” of the Range Officer. The above pistol, the 1st of 500, [Read More…]
These photos, showing the upcoming 7.62x39mm version of the SIG556, is purportedly straight from SIG Sauer. They are using the SIG550 (aka. Classic) forend and sidefolding stock. Troubleshooter, a reader of the blog, emailed me to say that lower receiver is similar in [Read More…]
What can I say … its pink. I guess if you are into pink guns this is probably pretty cool I am not sure what the MSRP is. It is being distributed exclusively through MGE Wholesale.
Kahr will soon be shipping a California approved version of their P380 pistol. They are claiming it is the only polymer framed ultra-compact that is approved for sale in the state. The pistol has the required loaded chamber indicator … The MSRP will be $733 and it [Read More…]
Chiappa’s Rhino Revolver is now available in a very attractive brushed electroless nickel finish. Both the aluminum frame and steel cylinder get the nickel treatment. Pricing is $799 (2″ barrel), $899 (4″), $925 (5″) and $980 (6″).
Sig Sauer has unveiled their newest pistol: the Sig P290. It is significant (excuse the pun) because it is a whole new platform. The first P290 that will be available is chambered in 9mm Luger/Parabellum but I fully expect to see it chambered in other cartridges late [Read More…]
Delta Company Arms’s Custom AR-15 rifles are now available chambered in .300 BLK. Price depends on customer specifications. The company is also offering complete, headspaced barrels with extension for around $250USD.
It has taken long enough, but finally the .40 S&W chambered version of the 9mm Ruger SR9 has arrived. Ruger has been shipping the SR40 to dealers during the past week. The one pictured below is being sold on GunBroker. Ruger has kept silent about the SR40 and I do [Read More…]
This week there was an interesting development from Advanced Armament Corp. The company has introduced the .300 AAC BLACKOUT cartridge (otherwise know as the .300 BLK or 7.62x35mm) along with a short-barreled AR-15 upper receiver and suppressor chambered in it. The [Read More…]
Keystone Sporting Arms, the makers of the Cricket series of rifles, have introduced the Model 10 bolt action 20 gauge shotgun. It is available with either a rifled or smoothbore barrel. The magazine holds two 2.75″ 20 gauge shells (2+1 capacity). A youth model [Read More…]
Mossberg has started shipping the Mossberg Tactical .22 rifle that I blogged about earlier this year. The MSRP is just $276, which is lower than I thought it would be. From the press release … The lightweight and fast-handling Tactical .22 parallels the look and [Read More…]
The Armalite AR-10 is now available chambered in .260 Remington.
Good news, Sig fans. The Sig Pro SP2022, which was discontinued sometime ago, is now back in production. Sig Sauer Guns reports that is appears that only the 9mm and .40 S&W models are being produced, with demand for the .357 Sig not high enough to warrant [Read More…]
Armalite’s 10th Anniversary Limited Edition AR-50A1 features a custom black/silver speckle finish and comes bundled with a a variety of accessories including three different scope rails. Read more about it at Accurate Shooter.
Federal’s new Prairie Storm ammunition features a mixture of shot. 70% of the shot is copper-plated lead and the remaining 30% consists of “FLITESTOPPER” nickel-plated lead. Federal says that the mix produces good patterns. The FLITESTOPPER shot [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…]
Wilson combat is now selling a titanium .223/5.56mm suppressor designed for the AR-15 (although compatible with any .223 caliber weapon with the correct threading). It weighs 15 oz and is 6 5/8″ in length. The suppressor sells for $995 and the rapid attachment [Read More…]
Sig have introduced the new Enhanced Elite line of P226 and P229 pistols. The “Enhanced Elite” models take the same features common to all Elite series pistols and combine them with the ergonomic one piece reduced reach grips used in our E2 pistols. Available in [Read More…]
The new RRA PDS Pistol is the first firearm from RRA to utilized their new PDS pistol system. It features a full length picatinny rail, two position gas regulator and non-reciprocating foldable ambidextrous charging handles. The PDS system must have a return spring [Read More…]
The Chiappa Rhino .357 Mag Revolver is finally shipping. Initially the 2″ barrel model will be on sale which will be followed by the 3,4 and 6″ model in the next few months. From the press release … Rhino Revolver has finally cleared all the import [Read More…]
A lot of people where excited when Rossi unveiled the Rossi Ranch Hand pistol and I get emails regularly asking if I know when it will be available. Michael, a reader of TFB, emailed me to say that he spoke to the company and was told that they are not putting the gun [Read More…]
Cheaper Than Dirt has posted a lot of info on Remington VersaMax’s shotgun system. In my previous post about the new gas system some readers suggested it may be hard to clean. After thinking it over, I don’t think it will need any cleaning at all. The gas [Read More…]
Remington’s upcoming VERSA MAX shotgun features a new self-regulating gas system called Versaport. Versaport works simply enough: multiple gas ports are so far forward that a 3.5″ shell will block most of them, a 3″ will block some and a 2.75″ [Read More…]
Wilson Combat has entered the ammunition industry with their Custom Ammunition line of rifle and pistol match-grade ammo. They will be producing .380, 9mm, .38 Special, .357 Mag, .40 S&W, 10mm, .45 ACP, .460 Rowland, .223 Rem. and .308 Win. I have no doubt that the [Read More…]
Big Rock Sports is distributing a limited edition of the Ruger LCP with an OD Green colored frame. I have a soft spot for OD Green guns. [Hat Tip: Guns, Holsters & Gear]
Ok, I will admit that I am really using S&W’s announcement that they are shipping their new Bodyguard line of handguns as an excuse to repost the Bodyguard promo video which I love watching. Read my coverage of the Bodyguard line here.
This weekend Beretta announced the new “Light” version of the Beretta A400 Xplor. According to Shooting Wire, they shaved 1/3 of a pound off the standard model bringing the weight down to 6.28 lbs. The Xplor Light will retail for $1,500 and be available in [Read More…]
I would not say that this Talo-exclusive Ruger SP101 is quite my taste, but I can see the appeal. It has a standard 2.25″ barrel. MSRP is $1,095.
The new Browning White Gold X-Bolt brings new meaning to the word class. With features like a stainless barrel and action, gloss finish high grade walnut stock complete with rosewood fore-end and grip capand Inflex recoil pad, the new White Gold X-Bolt is truly a work [Read More…]