Tag: 2011

Beretta BU-9 Nano Pistol

The Beretta BU-9 Nano pistol has been officially announced by Beretta. The 9mm sub-compact carry pistol will go on sale in late October. The most interesting feature of this gun is that the serial number is not attached to the polymer frame. The serial is attached to an [Read More…]

Blaser R8 Professional Tracking

The Blaser R93 Tracking features are now available in the R8 line as the R8 Professional Tracking. From the press release … The new R8 Professional Tracking now provides dog handlers with the unique advantages of the R8. The manual cocking system allows the rifle [Read More…]

Ruger Single-Ten .22 Revolver

Ruger continues their embrace of high capacity with the introduction of the Ruger Single-Ten, a version of the Ruger Single-Six with a ten round .22 LR cylinder. The Single-Ten features a 5.5″ barrel, walnut “Gunfighter” grips, Williams fiber optic [Read More…]

Ruger SR1911 .45 ACP Pistol

The much anticipated Ruger SR1911 has arrived. The pistol features an attractive bead-blasted stainless finish and checkered hardwood grips. The best feature: the price! With a MSRP of $799, it is cheaper than similarly specced imported 1911s. The slide is CNC machined [Read More…]

Kimber Solo 9mm

Kimber’s Solo Carry is a new sub-compact 9mm pistol. It is a single action striker-fired design. The pistols biggest selling point is that its ergonomics and style are inspired by the 1911. It really does look like a mini-1911. At the moment there are two models [Read More…]

Taurus Tracker 992 .22 Revolver

The new Tracker 992 revolver from Taurus comes with both a 9-chamber .22 LR cylinder and a 9-chamber .22 Magnum cylinder. Like the Tracker 990, the 992 will be available in either a blue or stainless finish and with a 4 or 6.5″ barrel. The MSRP will range from [Read More…]

Beretta A400 Xplor Action

The latest in Beretta’s A400 line is the Xplor Action. Continuing in the Xplor tradition it features its own unique color scheme, a very attractive bronze/brown. The Action combines the high-tech features of the A400 Xcel Competition shotgun with the hunting [Read More…]

Steyr C9-A1 Compact Pistol

Steyr Arms has rounded off their pistol line with the introduction of the updated compact-sized C9-A1. They now offer a full sized (MA-1), compact (C9-A1) and sub-compact (SA-1) in the new and improved “A1″ series. The A1 series improved the original by [Read More…]

Mossberg SA-20 Tactical

Mossberg has introduced a tactical home defense version of their 20 gauge chambered SA-20 semi-automatic shotgun. The gun features a 20″ barrel, top picatinny rail, ghost ring rear sight and a tri-rail attached to the front for the magazine. [ Many thanks to Chris [Read More…]

Trichy Assault Rifle

Ordnance Factory of Tiruchi (OFT) has developed a new 7.62x39mm assault rifle. From what can see, the Trichy Assault Rifle looks to be an improved version of India’s 5.56mm INSAS rifle. Times of India reports … TIRUCHI: The Ordnance Factory of Tiruchi (OFT) [Read More…]

Caracal H Hammer Pistol

At IDEX ’11 Caracal unveiled a prototype for their first hammer operated pistol. Their current pistols are all striker operated. I know little about this gun, other than it has a Scandium frame and is probably chambered in 9x19mm like their other pistols.

Benelli Super Vinci

Benelli’s Vinci autoloader shotgun is now available in a version capable of chambering 3.5″ magnum shells. The new version is called the Super Vinci and is the first significant upgrade to the Vinci line since its introduction in 2009. It costs about $300 [Read More…]

Caracal CSR Sniper Rifle

The UAE’s only gun manufacturer, Caracal International, have developed their first rifle. The Caracal Sniper Rifle (CSR) is a bolt action chambered in either .308 Win. or .300 Win. Mag. The magazine holds 10 rounds. It features a fully adjustable stock, quad [Read More…]

New Turkish Assault Rifle

Turkish firm KALEKALIP has designed a nifty looking new battle rifle for the Turkish Army that will be manufactured by MKEK. The rifle is chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO and uses a gas piston and rotating bolt action. The barrel is 16″ in length. The total length is [Read More…]

TimberSmith SKS Thumbhole Stock

TimberSmith (A Tapco brand) are now selling a laminated thumbhole SKS stock. The stock counts as two 922r compliant parts. I really like the look of this stock. With an MSRP of $215, I am really tempted to buy one.

Rossi Wizard now with nickel finish

The Rossi multi-caliber single shot Wizard rifles are now available with a attractive nickel finish. Rifle barrel options include .17 HMR, .22LR, .22 Mag., .22-250 Rem, .270 Win., .223, .30-06 SPRG, .308 Win., .35 Whelen, .38-357 Mag., .44 Mag., ..454 Casull, 45-70 Gov. [Read More…]

Remington 1911 R1 Enhanced

At SHOT Show, Remington introduced a new version of their 1911 R1 handgun. Cosmetically is looks more modern than the more traditional looking original 1911 R1. I really liked the look when I saw it at the show. The enhanced model features … Adjustable Rear Sight [Read More…]

Tikka T3 Sporter

This video from Accurate Shooter shows the new Tikka T3 Sporter. It will be sold in the US chambered in .223 Rem. and .22-250. More info at Accurate Shooter.

Kahr CM9 pistol

Next month Kahr will being shipping the 9mm Kahr CM9 subcompact pistol. The pistol is a smaller framed version of the relatively cheaper Kahr CW series. The CM9 has a 3″ barrel, 0.6″ shorter than the CW series barrels and the same size and the PM series. [Read More…]

Troy Industries Alpha Rail

Troy Industries has introduced their “Alpha” battlerail at the 2011 SHOT SHOW. Built for the AR-15 weapons platform the Alpha rail is Troy’s version of a modular free floating rail system. This new version was based on the very popular TRX Extreme design that Troy [Read More…]

ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15

While shooting all of the free ammunition at the Media Day event in Las Vegas this year, I came across the ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15 and ArmaLite engineer Nathan Brinkmeyer. Nathan showed me the ins and outs of their AR-15 platform. Detachable Rails – One of the [Read More…]

Wilson Combat TRIM Rail System

Wilson Combat has introduced a new free floating rail system called the T.R.I.M system. The TRIM been designed to be as compact as possible. It has a picatinny rail along the top, with screw holes along the sides and bottom to allow the attachment of short picatinny [Read More…]