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Tacticool Cameras

After pistols grips and stocks were adopted by photographers picatinny rails were bound to follow. The camera in the above photo is the Navy’s standard-issue Nikon D700 with a Tactical solutions LLC Nightstalker II Mount coupled with a NVM001 night vision [Read More…]

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Bolivian Police armed with SA80

I was surprised to learn that Bolivian police use the British SA80 assault rifle. This makes Bolivia the only other country aside from the UK and Jamaica to make use of the SA80. The below photo shows members of the now disbanded Bolivian special police Unit for the [Read More…]

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FNAR Photo

I received this cool photo from FNH-USA PR and thought it worth sharing with y’all. The shooter is Ben Voss, a member of the FNH USA Long Range Precision Rifle Team, who is competing in the upcoming Sniper’s Hide competition. The rifle is the FNAR, the [Read More…]

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Beautiful Steyr HS .50 Photo

MilPictures.com created this photo of the single shot Steyr HS .50 rifle. Placing cartridges between the knuckles is a technique popular among single shot rifle shooters. You can see a photo of blogger Albert Rasch using the technique with his .416 Rigby chambered Ruger [Read More…]

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Smith & Wesson factory circa 1908

Shorpy has a very high resolution photo showing the Smith & Wesson factory in Springfield, Massachusetts circa 1908. The below photos is just a thumbnail. Click through to see the full size photo. [ Many thanks to Hudson for emailing me the link. ]

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Ultimate FN FAL photo collection

The T48 was the designation of the FN FAL entered into the competition to replace the M1 Garand. The T44 (later called the M14) won the competition but the Marines appear to have kept their quote of T48 rifles. These have been meticulously photographed by an Australian [Read More…]

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SCAR-H seen in Afghanistan

This photo, which is purported to be real, shows a Ranger using the 7.62x51mm FN SCAR-H ( MK 17 Mod 0 ). The semi-automatic civilian model is called the FN SCAR 17S and will be on sale early next year. Thanks to jdun1911 and SaysUncle for the link. Hat Tip: AR-15.com

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Remington MSR Photo

I first wrote about the Remington MSR back in June. This photo, taken at Milipol 2009 expo in Paris, is the first “in the wild” photo I have seen of it. Many thanks to Aurélien for emailing me the photo.

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Shotgun Birthday Cake

Jennifer’s father is an avid rifle, shotgun and bow hunter so she made this appropriately themed cake for his 60th birthday. Num num. Happy Birthday Jen’s dad! Many thanks to Rolf for sending me the photo.

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World’s biggest revolver

Many of you have probably seen this revolver before, but I had not. The gigantic wheel gun measures four feet in length! It was build by Ryszard Tobys and was modeled after the Remington Model 1859 revolver. It is 28mm in caliber (1.1″)! Thanks to Sven for the [Read More…]

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Blackhawk barrel takes a beating

Click to enlarge There are at least five bullets stuck in that revolver barrel. RugerForum members seem to think is a Ruger Blackhawk in .357 Magnum. The squib loads could have been low powered .38 Special rounds or very badly loaded .357 rounds. That the shooter did [Read More…]

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More Rangers with SCAR rifles

The Rangers were showing off their new SCAR rifles on the weekend. Rangers from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, G.A. stand at attention on the infield of the Lowes Motor Speedway as they are honored for their service to the nation during the Coca Cola [Read More…]

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Camera mounted on AR-15 lower

I have blogged before about cameras being mounted on rifle stocks. SayUncle found this webpage showing a camera mounted on an AR-15 lower. This is an incredibly bad idea. Not only could people could easily it for a gun-like weapon, but an AR-15 lower is legally a [Read More…]

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Narco’s tricked out AR-15

Raul emailed me some photos taken in Reynosa, Mexico, which is directly across from the city of McAllen, Texas, after a gun battle with between police and Mexican military and a drug gang. I thought this photo of an AR-15/M16/M4 with a lot of accessories hanging off it [Read More…]

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Homemade Colombian pistols

A worker holds a variety of destroyed guns on December 12, 2008, in Sogamoso, Boyaca department, Colombia. An assortment of 25.000 weapons, seized to different groups that participated in the Colombian internal conflict, were incinerated. Interesting two barrel pistols. [Read More…]

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Interesting photo

Wide variety of firearms! Apparently these are Ogadeni minority tribespeople who are being killed by the majority tribes in Somalia. They arm themselves to keep from being slaughtered. Found at GunsNet

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Double barrel phone zip gun

I was emailed this. It apparently was made in New Zealand but I do not have any other information. It uses a conventional zip gun design: a bolt in a tube with a threaded barrel. What makes it interesting is that it looks like both barrels can be fired at once by [Read More…]

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20mm Rounds

Idiot has been reloading 20mm vulcan projectiles in 20x138b brass to fire from his Lahti cannon. 20mm vulcan projectile vs. .308! Lahti L-39 … Idiot is one brave man More photos here and here

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M14 with shot line adapter

I didn’t know they used shot line adapters. When I saw the photo I thought he was using a suppressor. PACIFIC OCEAN (March 24, 2008) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Aan J. Doscher, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), fires an M-14 with a [Read More…]