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Sub Sonic .22 Magnum

I came across these the Saturday before SHOT Show 2016. Winchester makes a sub-sonic round in .22 Magnum. I didn’t think such thing existed. Somewhat like a Unicorn. It is mystical and rumored. Many say it doesn’t exist and is impractical. Well this unicorn [Read More…]

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Metal Storm Collapse Leads To Multi- Million-Dollar Lawsuit

Australian company Metal Storm, home of the eponymous electrically-fired sequential-firing high rate of fire concept, became insolvent and was placed under administration in 2012, but the fallout is ongoing, and could become considerable. Financial Review reports: A [Read More…]

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Adler Lever Action Shotgun

Adler, a Turkish Firearms Manufacturer, makes an 7+1 round lever action shotgun. They also make a SBS/AOW variant. Last month the Adler A110 Shotgun was under the spotlight in Australia. The Adler A110 was imported and due to its large capacity and quick rate of [Read More…]

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MP40 found in Australia

These news items are always so interesting when they come up, as if to say “Dear god, a working firearm!” Anyways, in Sydney, Australia apparently some criminals were stashing a modified No.4 Lee Enfield and an MP40 in an abandoned house, intending to do [Read More…]

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Australia adopts HK417 rifle

The Australian Defense Force has procured $1.6 million worth of HK417 rifles. Presumably they also discovered that in Afghan terrain you need a designated marksmen type rifle in at least 7.62x51mm NATO. [ Many thanks to JamesW for posting the link. ]

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AIA M-10 Coming to EU and US

Since the last time I wrote about the Australian International Arms M-10 Lee Enfield clone the company has expanded their product line, secured a EU importer (Polish firm LD Diana) and may be exporting to the US in the near future. I was very surprised to learn that [Read More…]