Category: Guns & Gear

Fighting With a Shotgun

“Old Painless” from Box O’Truth has written a interesting article about fighting with a shotgun over Some folks make the very dangerous assumption that owning a shotgun is the same as knowing how to fight with a shotgun. Such is not the case. … [Read More…]

More on the 4th generation Glock

Along with Ed Friedman, Uncle also confirms that a 4th generation glock will be unveiled at SHOT Show 2009. This image was posted at the DownRange.tv forum: I think this slide design is much more likely than the fish gill design. Below is the results of the poll I was [Read More…]

New Lease on Life for M14

Military.com has an interesting article on the M14: The growing need to equip these new marksmen with accurized rifles prompted the Army to reconsider the role of the venerable M-14 rifle for the war on terror. Back in Desert Storm, armorers from the 10th Special Forces [Read More…]

New 416 Ruger

Ruger and Hornady have teamed up to produce the new .416 Ruger cartridge which will be available next year (2009). The round is basically a necked up .375 Ruger and offers performance comparable to the classic .416 Rigby in a standard length cartridge. The Ruger M77 [Read More…]

Glock 4th gen

We shall soon see if the Glock ad is a fake or not. Ed Friedman, who blogs at Tell Me Why?, spoke to Glock and they confirmed a 4th generation would be unveiled at SHOT Show in January next year (2009), but would not reveal any of its features. We will have to wait and [Read More…]

How not to shoot a Humvee

An insurgent in Iraq attempts to destroy a Humvee with an RPG. This video is the insurgent equivalent of the famously stupid “Girl Shoots Herself in the face” video (youtube has taken it offline). Hat Tip: Charlie @ Ammo, Guns and War

JARD J50 .50 BMG rifle

JARD Inc have released a new semi automatic .50 BMG rifle, the JARD J50. It uses a direct gas impingement system, free floating barrel and handguard, fixed barrel and adjustable trigger to improve accuracy. The J50 allows quick takedown in the field. Specs: * Caliber 50 [Read More…]

Civilian Steyr AUG available soon

Steyr is finally releasing a civilian semi-automatic AUG (AUG SA) which should be out in January next year (2009). Sabre Defense Industries will be producing the rifle. The newly produced AUG rifles are expected to be ready for distribution by January 2009. “We [Read More…]

Gun Songs

Ed Friedman @ Tell Me Why? has compiled a list of his favorite gun songs. I looked through my music and found very little that had anything to do with or even mention guns. If you have any favorites post them in comments at his blog.

Time to buy gun shares?

Time to buy gun shares? CNBC says NO, and so do I. While S&W (SWHC) sell a wide range of M&P branded AR-15s, Ruger (RGR) sells the Mini-14 / Mini-30 (and since recently high capacity Mini-14 magazines) and Olin Corp. (OLN, makers of Winchester branded ammo) is [Read More…]

.25 ACP guns

James has an interesting post about the lowly .25 ACP cartridge and the “St. Etienne Policeman” autoloader pistol which chambered it.