English Russia has posted many photos of the firearms displayed at the Russian Arms Museum. Igor Stetchkin’s creations. Thanks to Richard for the link.
Being the complete and certified gun nut that I am, few thing excite me more than coming across unique and exotic firearms, the more unique, exotic and arcane the better! Sucang, a resident of Xinhua, Taiwan, sent me these photos of his antique shotgun. He was hoping [Read More…]
Joe Huffman has had some pretty nifty photos he took of pistols recoiling published in an Italian magazine.
Earlier this month Serbian police discovered a weapons cache hidden inside a buried oil tank. The weapons were found outside a village that was a former stronghold of an ethnic Albanian militia. It is quite impressive how much hardware and ammunition can be packed away [Read More…]
Fat White Man has posted photos of his new Gun Room. What a nice setup! I am very jealous. He even has a gun woodwork area for stock work!
I asked Dave, who blogs at LetsKillDave and is a reader of TFB, to take photos of the internals of his new civilian Steyr AUG A3 rifle and he was kind enough to oblige. 16″ barreled AR-15 vs. 16″ AUG. The bullpup length advantage is obvious. AR-15 bolt vs. [Read More…]
Vote for David has written a detailed tutorial on producing great looking photos of a gun bores like the photo below. I highly recommend reading it. Beautiful!
Brian, who blogs at SKS’s and More, emailed me photos of his Mosin-Nagant M44 which has been configured for short range ( 75 yards ) hog and deer hunting. The scope mount attaches to where the front sight would have been. Click to expand the photos. I love that [Read More…]
The fact that guns get dirty is is one of those unfortunate facts of life, along with death and taxes. A piston operated gun will reduce the dirt that enters the rifle compared to a direct gas impingement gun (AR-15). When you add a suppressor, I think it makes little [Read More…]
“PooFire” was using his car as a barrier to practice shooting over (NOT a good idea) with his AR-15 but forgot his revolver was placed on the car roof. His S&W Model 442 Airweight took a 5.56mm bullet to the chamber. Click to expand the images. He knows [Read More…]
These photos, posted on AR-15.com by m1ajunkie, compare AR-15 parts to the equivalent SCAR parts. They are very interesting photos. Bolt Carriers Bolt Faces SCAR carrier disassembled. Many more photos here. Many thanks to Jay for emailing me the link.
These were all confiscated off Mexican criminals. Click to expand the images. I have never seen such an ornate AK-47 before. I would be embarrassed to go to the range with it. AR-15 / M16 SBR I think the bling on this one is fake I am sure the saints do not protect [Read More…]
Last Friday the Portuguese frigate Corte Real (not be be confused with the ex-USS McCoy Reynolds, which had the same name when it was in Portuguese service) was called to the aid of an oil tanker being attacked by Somali pirates. After foiling the attack, which probably [Read More…]
Steve, who blogs at Glocked and Loaded, emailed me some photos of his fathers Marlin 1895 .45-70 Guide Gun. I want! Click to expand photos. Thanks Steve.
The Rock Island Auction Company are holding a massive auction next week (April 25, 26 & 27). Thousands of guns are being auctioned from some prestigious collections. All the guns can be viewed online and it makes for interesting reading. Here are a few interesting [Read More…]
Oleg Volk took these photos at the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot: Tavor Lahti 20mm anti-tank rifle ( / cannon ). That thing is HUGE. Many more photos of the shoot by Oleg here, here and here. Time magazine took a photo of Mike Z. Williamson’s discerning young [Read More…]
These photos are of a gold plated Cobray M11/9 (9mm) machine gun that is being auctioned at GunBroker. The suppressor is fake and bidding starts at $4,799. Click to expand the photos.
Sport-Systeme Dittrich, who manufacturer semi-automatic reproductions of German WWII weapons, have produced three alternative history versions of the famous Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) assault rifle. These rifles explore how the StG44 may have developed if Germany had won [Read More…]
These photos are apparently of a Palestinian using some sort of homemade grenade launcher. It looks like it could be a 40mm grenade in the barrel, or maybe some type of 40mm less/non-lethal grenade like round, such as tear gas. It appears to work by striking the firing [Read More…]
These photos are of a Springfield XD .45 was blown up after a squib load (a low powered load that does not have enough energy to push the bullet out the muzzle) blocked the barrel and another full power loaded round was fired. The pressure generated blew off the top of [Read More…]
Traction Control has photos of an H&R Handi Rifle chambered in .45-70 Government. I think it would be too much cartridge in too small a gun for me to handle! More photos here.
I covered the Safir T-14 / ATI AT-14 .410 AR-15 shotgun on the blog earlier this year. Mike, a reader of The Firearm Blog, emailed me photos the AT-14 he just received. Click to expand the photos. Two black shotugns. .410 Siaga shotgun (AK clone) left. Annular piston [Read More…]
Olav @ Firearms and Training has taken photos of the internals of his Z-M Weapons LR300 (now manufactured by Para Ordnance as the Tactical Target Rifle) and explained how it works. Bolt Carrier Group This shows a close up of the bolt carrier group. The gas key is [Read More…]
Captured AK-47s in Iraq are given a guillotine treatment that would surely put a smile on the Committee of Public Safety : A worker of the Iraqi Mine/Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Clearance Organization dumps destroyed weapons in Baghdad January 13, 2009. More than 30,000 [Read More…]
Dr. StrangeGun has taken a bunch of photos showing how to detail strip a 1911 pistol. Dr. StrangeGun’s 1911 based Space Gun (MechTech CCU 1911 carbine) Read it here.
Reader CBN3 wrote a brief review of the Magnum Research Micro Eagle pistol and provided me with some high quality photos of its internals. Bought one 12/6. First shot perfect bulls-eye. Range officer said I might as well go home. A little hand pain atfer a box of ball [Read More…]
Murdoc is at SHOT. Here are some links to photos he took: 30 Remington AR and .30-06 Crimson Trace MVF-515 Shooting the 30 Remington AR Springfield M1A Rifles
Jason emailed me photos of his SCAR 16S (5.56x45mm). He must have been one of the lucky few to get hold of one of the initial limited production run. Click to expand the photos. A big thanks to Jason for taking the time to take the photos. More photos after the jump.