Archive: September, 2012

FPS Russia Branded Rifle

Youtube star FPS Russia looks to be getting a rifle named after him, reports Aftermath Gun Club The teaser photo indicates an AR-15 upper receiver with a forward return spring and non-reciprocal folding charging handle.

DIY Game Controller Rifle

A redditor built a XBox 360 controller into an airsoft rifle. He used an Arduino Pro Mini and whats looks to be a Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) with 9 degrees of freedom (3 axis gyro + 3 axis accelerometer + 3 axis magnetometer/compass) to replace the analog sticks [Read More…]

Army buys 100,000 M9 Pistols

Beretta USA said on their Facebook page that the US Army has purchased 100,000 more Beretta M9 pistols and has confirmed that the M9 will remain their sidearm for the next five years. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. ]

WSJ on Gun Sales

The WSJ reports on the rise of gun sales … As demand has risen, supply hasn’t kept up. Manufacturers are experiencing backlogs, even as they raise prices and report record profits. Citing the political impact of the election, Olin said its June backlog [Read More…]

Artists love chocolate guns

Taiwanese artist Tu Wei-Cheng created a candy shop filled with chocolate guns, grenades and military vehicles. I guess these conceptual artists think they are being edgy or something. In time another artist is sure to do one better and setup with their own faux candy [Read More…]

The Tramp (2013)

Dima Levanchuk emailed me about a firm he is making called The Tramp. It is about a young woman from a small town who turns into a ruthless killer after being kidnapped by human traffickers. At one point during the film she makes a crude blackpower shotgun pistol. You [Read More…]


I don’t know where this photo originates from. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defence and Freedom) for emailing me the pic. ]

National Geographic’s Family Guns

Next week National Geographic will begin airing a nine-part series about a father and son who run a antique weapons business. The trailer looks good … From the press release … Meet the Indiana Joneses of historical weaponry: father-son duo Christian and Alex [Read More…]