Category: Pistols

Sig Sauer P250 review

John Snow @ The Gun Shots has written a review on the Sig Sauer P250. Well worth a read. Took delivery of a new toy today—a Sig Sauer P250 in 9mm. For those not familiar with this handgun it has a hyper-modular design that allows you to mix and match different sized [Read More…]

cyclist’s gun

James has an interesting post on cyclist’s guns which were used by cyclist’s to keep dogs at bay back in the late 1800s. Well worth a read.

The Browning Hi Power for defense

Gunner’s Journal has a very in depth post about the Hi Power pistol. Highly recommended. Browning Hi Power Mk III As much I as I like these handsome pistols for informal target work, small game hunting, or just knocking around in the woods, their original purpose was [Read More…]

Double barrel phone zip gun

I was emailed this. It apparently was made in New Zealand but I do not have any other information. It uses a conventional zip gun design: a bolt in a tube with a threaded barrel. What makes it interesting is that it looks like both barrels can be fired at once by [Read More…]

Ruger Recalls SR9 Pistols

SOUTHPORT, Conn. (AP) — Firearm maker Sturm, Ruger & Co. said Wednesday it is recalling Ruger SR9 pistols made between October 2007 and this month because of a safety defect. The company said the guns could fire if dropped with the safeties in the [Read More…]

.45 cal homemade derringer.

Reader Joe kindly sent through photos of his .45 cal Philadelphia derringer made from a kit I blogged about some time ago. It looks great! Here are four pics of the derringer I built in 1978 at age 19. I colored the wood by staining with a Minwax walnut and then [Read More…]

.50 Glock

Guncrafter Industries are selling a .50 GI conversion kit for the the Glock 20/21. Click to expand the image The .50 GI round should not be compared to the Desert Eagle’s .50 Action Express or the .500 S&W. It is slightly more powerful than the .45 ACP. [Read More…]

1911 assembly 3D animation

This amazing 3D animation shows a 1911 being assembled. Made with the free open source Blender software, it is the best video I have seen on the internet in a long time. The description: This is an animation i made in blender of a colt 1911. all of the parts are modeled [Read More…]

1911 Hoax

Over at HuntingNet.com a user claimed to have converted a mint condition original Remington Rand 1911A1 pistol, worth a fair amount, into an ugly 1911 with no historical value knocking at least $1000 off the price. This made a lot of people angry. It turns out the user [Read More…]

Huge firearm collection

Check out this auction. It has thousands of beautiful photos. I think all, or nearly all, come from one collection. Daniel Fraser Miniature Double Rifle .22 Hornet Franchi Model 1962 Semi-Auto Carbine 9mm Smith & Wesson Mark I Light Rifle 9mm Custom Martz Luger [Read More…]

Gun washing machine

This is what I want for Christmas 😀 F636HT Heavy Duty Long Gun & Handgun System This combination of features gives you an extremely active tank that has no dead or hot spots resulting in maximum cleaning capability for heavy duty use. This technology allows the [Read More…]