Archive: September, 2009

Worst. Sling. Design. Ever!

Indian soldiers are complaining about the INSAS rifles they are issued. One of the chief complaints is the poor sling design. It breaks easily and its placement on the rifle obscures the front sight! Times of India reports: Also, its sling often snaps while firing, [Read More…]

MP5-SD Video

The MP5SD is the integrally suppressed version of the famous MP5 submachine gun. This video, taken by the THOR Group, shows just how silent the gun is. Unlike most videos on YouTube the sound on this video is very clear and you can distinctively hear that a lot of the [Read More…]

Cash for Klunkers I Can Believe In

Sig Sauer clever marketing department have come up with their own Cash for Klunkers program. Purchase a new SIG SAUER® P220®, P226®, P229®, 1911, SIG556 pistol, or SIG556 rifle from your dealer’s inventory from September 7th through November 30th, 2009, and SIG [Read More…]

Anyone attending DSEi?

If you are attending Defense Systems & Equipment International (DSEi) 2009 in London next week please get in touch with me. It would be great to have someone at the show who can take photos of firearms on display so I can post them on the blog.

Very interesting antique shotgun

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…]