By the mid-1920s Auto Ordnance had only sold a few thousand of their .45 ACP Thompson submachine guns to military and law enforcement organizations. To help increase sales they started marketing them to private business owners. This above advertisement, which shows a [Read More…]
The folks at Modern Pawn and Guns have done an thorough video review of the Double Tap Defense .45 Auto. We have been trying to get one of these to review for a very long time for review but are still waiting for the company to send it to us. After watching the Modern [Read More…]
Filipino new show News5E reported on a raid on a crew of guns-for-hire by the National Bureau of Investigation. The cops found a nifty-looking suppressed .45 ACP submachine gun modeled after a M4 Carbine. The gun designer looks like he was also party inspired by [Read More…]
FNH USA has announced their new FNX-45, the commercialised version of the pistol they developed for the Joint Combat Pistol Program. The pistol is single/double action and its controls are fully ambidextrous. The frame will be available in black (as pictured above) with [Read More…]
SigSauerGuns.com reports that SIG will be unveiling a new double stacked .45 ACP pistol called the SIG P227 at SHOT Show. The P227 is going to be a .45 ACP double stack pistol with overall dimensions very close to the P226. The thickness of the grip will be pretty much [Read More…]
A couple of years ago I blogged about Tacome1942 and his amazing paper guns. He has not stopped making 1:1 replica paper guns and his newer creations can fire real cartridges. He loads cartridges with homemade primers and uses powered matchstick heads as gunpowder. His [Read More…]
Three weeks ago we leaked the news that Remington was going to produce a Model 1911 R1 Carry. Remington has just officially announced the new pistol. From the press release … Remington is proud to introduce a new version of America’s favorite pistol design, [Read More…]
Andrew did some underwater photography. This photo is of a 1911 firing a HST 230gr .45 ACP.
The news that the USMC had adopted the Colt 1911 Rail Gun as the new M45 pistol generated a lot of controversy. People could not understand why the Marines would adopt a very generic 1911 pistol when more modern, lighter and higher capacity pistols were readily [Read More…]
I am not sure how new the Taurus Judge Model 4510TKR-3SSR is, but I had noticed it before. The 3″ barreled revolver features a ported barrel and picatinny rail.
Strike Industries emailed me photos of a futuristic .45 ACP submachine gun that Sam, their engineer, printed out on their rapid prototyping machine. Its a very nifty design.
Heizer Defense, a new gun maker from St. Louis, Missouri, has developed a nifty derringer type pistol. The Heizer Defense DoubleTap is chambered in .45 ACP and has two barrels in an over/under configuration. The frame is made of titanium and the trigger is double [Read More…]