Archive: December, 2013

Happy New Year From The Firearm Blog!

The staff at The Firearm Blog would like to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of you a very happy and prosperous new year! May 2014 be a wonderful year for our readers and their families! All the very best, Steve and staff

Browning 1911-22

Browning 1911-22 Composite Frame

Browning is now listing the composite frame versions of the 1911-22 pistols first shown in the October article here. The new guns are 85% scale 1911 pistols chambered for the .22 LR cartridge.  There are two versions of the new composite framed guns: an A1 and a [Read More…]

Logo Dan Wesson

Dan Wesson Chaos Pistol

Dan Wesson will release a new Elite Series handgun in 2014 called Chaos.  The Chaos will be a 1911-style 9mm pistol developed specifically for competition.  The gun will use 21 round, double-stack magazines.  The expected MSRP of the Chaos pistols is $3,829. Chaos [Read More…]

Colt 901, with 6920 upper and magwell conversion

New Lapua .308 Special Ammo

For 2014, Lapua will introduce a new .308 Win load the company says is specially tailored to shorter barreled, semi-automatic rifles like the AR-10 and SCAR-H. According to Lapua, the load is designed for optimal performance from barrels as short as 12″ and as [Read More…]

AR Rifles

AR Rifles Digital Guide

Impressum Media announced the company is now shipping the AR Rifles Digital Guide.  The new DVD has more than 1300 different AR-style rifles listed in a searchable database with photos, specifications and schematics for many of them.  The AR Rifle Digital Guide is [Read More…]


The New Leupold TS-32X1 Reticle

Leupold announced a new reticle that is designed to help shooters make precise shots using holdover rather than dial adjustments.  The new reticle is called the TS-32X1. According to Leupold, it works in this way: A heavy post and thin stadia crosshair features 1-MOA [Read More…]

Smith Enterprises

New Products from Smith Enterprises

Smith Enterprises announced the company would introduce a number of new products at the 2014 SHOT Show including: M4/M16/AR15 muzzle brake that is sound suppressor compatible AR10 muzzle brake an improved quick disconnect bipod M14 muzzle brake that will be allowed in [Read More…]

Rest In Peace General Kalashnikov

Russian media have announced that Lieutenant General (Ret.) Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, 94, passed away on 23 December after a prolonged illness. Kalashnikov was a great man, a technical genius, who designed a reliable and cheap gun for the masses, a design which [Read More…]

RS Regulate Shotgun Light Mounts

RS Regulate recently introduced their new line of shotgun light mounts. Their new BM-12G mount attaches to the magazine tube of most 12 gauge shotguns and their new BM-12 attaches to the barrel of Vepr and Saiga pattern 12 gauge shotgun barrels. They include a 4 slot [Read More…]


EyePal Peep Sighting System

The EyePal is a new product that claims to bring the rear sight, front sight and target all into focus at the same time.  The EyePal is a small disk that attaches to the front of your shooting glasses.  The disk has a tiny hole, or aperture, in it that allows the eye [Read More…]


Sensied S&F K1 Doorbreacher

Sensied, a Swiss company, is selling a shotgun designed specifically for EOD personnel called the S&F K1 Doorbreacher.  It is a 12 gauge pump shotgun with an 11″ barrel and folding stock.  The magazine holds five 2 3/4″ shells. The company also sells [Read More…]

AR-15 Barrel Cooling Fins

Here’s something for the AR-15 that’s a bit, different. Called the AR-fin, they’re just what they look like. Fins for your AR-15 that supposedly helps cool down your barrel. They’re made out of .030 stainless chrome alloy and are precut to fit [Read More…]