The folks over at Recoil posted these pictures of what looks like a custom single shot shotgun 1911 from Thailand. I couldn’t find much info about it, an image search showed this forum thread in Thai. I wonder how much it hurts when you shoot it.
Archive: March, 2015
The Altamont Company is an Illinois-based manufacturer of custom grips for pistols and revolvers. The company makes wood and composite grips for revolvers and pistols alike. Recently, the Altamont Company announced a new line of tactical grips focused on the 1911 [Read More…]
Remember Richard Tip? He posted a video about an experience he had at a Gander Mountain. Well he has another video about a particular group of “Tactical Asshats”. He comments on a group’s video that promotes a future training course they will be [Read More…]
At SHOT Show I finally got to take a look at the Magnetospeed, a chronograph that measures the speed of a bullet by measuring the time it takes for it to pass through two magnetic fields. Conventional chronographs work by measuring the time it takes for a bullet to [Read More…]
Gun writer, photographer and Youtuber (FearandLoading Channel), Guy J Sagi sent us this photo of s .22 Umarex MP5. Guy did not realize he was photographing in the midst of poison ivy until it was pointed out by a colleague, fortunately for Guy he is not allergic. I on [Read More…]
2A Armament, a new manufacturer of ultra-lightweight AR parts (like the Balios Lite system), has released a fantastic video showcasing their manufacturing capabilities. Rarely do companies showcase their machining capabilities in such detail. It’s a small shop, [Read More…]
Aptly called a “hand cannon” in the video, JT Custom Knives has debuted video of the .700 WTF cartridge. The .700 “slugs” are 1132 grains (or about 1/6 lbs) loaded with “mid-level” shots at 1600 FPS. According to the video [Read More…]
Okay, I stumbled upon this article about an Ammo Vending Machine today. At first I thought it was a spoof. Apparently not, though. And I have to say, I kinda like the concept. The machine is run from a private club, and it appears that it doesn’t violate the law [Read More…]
G2 Research is now selling a new version of the Ripout Trident round in .223 Rem. The bullet used is an all copper bullet weighing 65 grains. Muzzle velocity is said to be 2,840 fps (no barrel length given). G2 research claims that the bullet expands to “nearly [Read More…]
For those who own .380 cal Hi Point pistols, Hi Point has introduced a model of their Carbine as a companion piece. From the press release: Finally, a fun, tough .380 carbine that almost anyone can afford! The Hi-Point Carbine is the same size as its larger-bore [Read More…]
The Taiwan Strait, an 180km-wide body of water that separates two sides that both claim to be the legitimate government of China. Mainland’s PRC government labels Taiwan as the renegade island province. While the ROC government in Taiwan often calls the mainland [Read More…]
If I had a dollar every time I got an email asking me how to take guns from/to the USA I would have been able to retire a long time ago. It is hard enough to understand your own Federal/State law, but when you travel internationally you need to understand the laws of [Read More…]
Some guns are for hunting, some guns are for defense, but some exist just to bring a smile to your face! Of course there is nothing wrong with buying a blaster just to make you happy. This video highlight five firearms we believe are better range toys that purpose built boomsticks. Do you agree with [Read More…]
Brian, a photographer and graphic artist, sent us this nifty photo of his AK47 Yugo Zastava N-PAP. He is using a Midwest Industries optics mount with a Vortex Strikefire scope. Thanks Brian.
Tactical Revolutions has published a video showing how their AJAX armor system works. Last year I posted an article about the armor. In this new video you can see how the armor is installed, deployed and removed. There is also slow motion video of bullet strikes on [Read More…]
TDI Arms is developing a hand stop called the EVO-FAS Hybrid. These photos are of the pre-production prototype sent to us by the company. An exact shipping date was not given.
Now known as a significant part of the now ubiquitous AR platform, the charging handle has an interesting history from the first ambidextrous design (mounted on the top of the AR-10, inside the charging handle) to its final multitude of iterations. Leitner-Wise has [Read More…]
I stumbled across Amalgamated Titanium International Corporation when browsing for a bolt carrier for an upcoming lightweight build. Thinking they would only make a bolt carrier, I was surprised to see an ambitious product release schedule of titanium parts expanding [Read More…]