Tag: aug

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

TFBTV: The Amazing AUG Bullpup


The Steyr AUG is one of, if not the world’s most successful bullpup, albeit even today the AUG certainly looks quite strange to the uninitiated. While the bullpup configuration was by no means a new idea, it certainly went mainstream in the West with the AUG. But how does this Austrian [Read More…]

Steyr AUG in Tunisia

BoingBoing published this interesting photo taken during the Tunisian revolution showing a solider equipment with a Steyr AUG and fixed bayonet. [ Many thanks to Cam for emailing me the link. ]

Steyr’s civilian 9mm AUG

Steyr Mannlicher (The European firm, not to be confused with Steyr USA) is selling , or will be so shortly, a range of AUG carbines chambered in 9x19mm NATO and 9x21mm IMI1. The STEYR AUG Z A3 9mm is a very cool looking gun. The standard model is chambered in 9mm NATO [Read More…]

Civilian FN SCAR 16S Pricing

You better sell your first born, get a second job and start saving: the SCAR-L 16S has an MSRP of $2,696.56. FNH SCAR 16S (actual photo, not the military version) itstock posted the information at fnforum.net: They are now available, and allocated to certain [Read More…]

Steyr AUG SA is EXPENSIVE!

The Firearm Blog reader Edward contacted Steyr about pre-ordering the AUG SA (civilian semi-automatic model) and was told it would $2995.00 $2295! Wow! If you want to buy one you had better start saving. It makes that $500 Steyr AUG SA NATO stock (allows use of AR-15 [Read More…]

Civilian Steyr AUG available soon

Steyr is finally releasing a civilian semi-automatic AUG (AUG SA) which should be out in January next year (2009). Sabre Defense Industries will be producing the rifle. The newly produced AUG rifles are expected to be ready for distribution by January 2009. “We [Read More…]

Steyr AUG A4 (ADI Austeyr F88 A4)

Matt recently comment on this post about the Australian AUG A4 (ADI Austeyr F88 A4): To clear up “125″ issues and confusion the A3 varient is to be upgraded to allow the firing of GLA and underslung shot gun attachment with the trigger finger. There is much [Read More…]