Thanks to Dickson L. for sharing these pics with us. North Sylva, a Canadian firearms importer got this Steyr .50BMG in stock. According to Steyr’s website the HS .50 retails for $5795. 5rd side ways magazine allows the OAL to be shorter and the fire [Read More…]
I was perusing a nearby Walmart that I don’t frequent that often. I walked into the sporting goods department to see if they might have 8mm Mauser ammo. They did not but then I saw they have American Eagle .50 BMG 660gr ammo. Huh, never would have thought to go to [Read More…]
While the Serbu break-action .50 cal rifle (in collaboration with Royal Nonesuch) is putting .50 BMG sub $1000, I think Safety Harbor Firearms has taken the right approach with their SHTF .50 BMG upper receivers for an AR-15. The bolt-action upper receivers are offered [Read More…]
A Barrett .50 caliber M82-series semiautomatic anti-materiel rifle, transferred to criminal elements through the BATFE’s Operation Fast & Furious, found its way into the hands of notorious Sinaloa drug cartel lead Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, [Read More…]
A small British engineering company called AEI, based at Ascot a few miles outside London, is best known for making gun barrels for aircraft and for heavy machine guns. The company has recently begun branching into small arms weapon design. At the DSEi Arms Expo in [Read More…]
Do not ask "why", instead as "why not?". Our door friend Andrew takes a Serbu BFG-50A, loads it up with .50 BMG Armor Piercing Incendiary rounds and sees what kind of damage it can do to a large engine.
In the trenches of World War I, there was a lot of boredom, idleness, and malaise, punctuated by brief stretches of terrible violence and death. Out of the former came what’s come to be known as “trench art”: handcrafted art made from available [Read More…]
Uruguay’s special forces units are now fielding a .50 BMG precision rifle named the FS50 Peregrino. The single shot bolt action rifle looks very much like a Serbu BFG 50, but was developed and built entirely in Uruguay over a period of approximately two years. Its [Read More…]