Tag: patent

Firearm Showcase: The Krutzsch Rifle, the Pumpgun’s Steampunk Grandaddy at the Cody Firearms Museum – HIGH RES PICS!

In January, just before the 2017 SHOT Show, I got the opportunity to travel to Cody Wyoming to visit the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, to see some of their rare firearms and bring photos of them to our readers. For our showcase today we [Read More…]

Kramer Defense Files Patent for Bolt Heads for Cartridges Larger Than 6.8mm SPC, Wildcat World Reacts

Kramer Defense, the company that introduced the 6.8x45mm UCC cartridge based on the .378″/9.6mm diameter case head of 5.56mm, filed a patent on Aug 14, 2014 (approved Sept. 1, 2015) that has recently sent shockwaves through the 6.5 Grendel and cartridge [Read More…]

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Gun Patent Prints

Gun artwork is very popular in some circles. An Etsy page is now selling gun patent drawings as posters. Pricing starts at $6.99 for a 5×7 and goes up to $34.99 for a 24×36. Some of the patent art being sold include the M1 Garand, Gatling Gun and Glock pistol. [Read More…]

Dual Gas Piston / DGI Patent

Jason Jackson has received a patent (#8,176,837) for a AR-15 gas system that can be switched from piston-mode to direct impingement-mode by the operator. The piston itself is the gas tube. By adjusting the system, the piston can be locked in place and opened up to allow [Read More…]

Spiral Case Ammunition

A patent application has recently been published for a novel cartridge case design. The inventor proposes a three part case with a metal base, spiraled polymer center and brass or plastic head. The inventor claims that the spiraled case will reduce friction when [Read More…]

Interesting New Pistol Design

Timothy Lindsay (USA) and Renaud Kerbrat (Switzerland) are listed as the inventors on the recently published patent application #20100077643. The patent describes a new pistol recoil mechanism that is similar to is the mechanism used by the TDI KRISS. Like the TDI [Read More…]

Suicide Bomber Simulation Vest

The US Naval Air Warfare Center funded a patent application, published two weeks ago, with the innocuous title of “Military Training Device”. The device turns out to be a suicide vest simulator for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) [Read More…]