Category: Pistols

Palm Pistol

David via. SayUncle reported on a company called Constitution Arms who plan on producing palm pistols. The Palm Pistol is an ergonomically innovative single shot double action only defensive firearm chambered in 9mm that may be fired using either hand without regard to [Read More…]

S&W Model 10

James, of Hell in a Handbasket, has written a post about his “new” S&W Model 10 he recently purchased. What a great photo 🙂 Full sized version here. This revolver is at least 50 years old. As James pointed out, it will still be useful in another 50 [Read More…]

MAG 08 pistol

The other new Polish pistol at MSPO 2008 is the 9mm MAG 08. It is a redesign of the MAG 98 which itself was a redesign of the MAG 95. It looks nice, but I do remember reading complaints about the previous generation MAG pistols somewhere. The original (from the [Read More…]

Walther P99 RAD

The P99 RAD was unveiled at MSPO 2008. As far as I can tell it is a standard P99 with a Picatinny rails and a different, but still interchangeable, grip. The “RAD” part of the name refers to the hometown of the Lucznik Arms Factory, Radom. Interestingly [Read More…]

GSG-5P: .22 MP5 patterned pistol

American Tactical Imports are importing the GSG-5P, a pistol version of the .22 MP5 patterned GSG-5. Click to expand. The specs are the same as the carbine/rifle version apart from weighing 400 grams less. As far as I can see it is a GSG-5 with a butt plate instead of a [Read More…]

Key Fob Gun

GunPundit reports on a key fob flare gun converted to .25 caliber firearm in the UK that was used in a shooting. I want one of these 🙂

S&W “Heller” Model 442

S&W have partnered with the Second Amendment Foundation to produce a S&W “Heller” Model 442 revolver The Smith & Wesson Model 442 will be laser engraved with an insignia to commemorate the ruling by the Supreme Court. On the right side plate of [Read More…]

Iraqi SWAT Team

They have got the prerequisite Glocks, now they just need MP5s. Click to expand the photos. Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team members storm a bus during a demonstration drill held during a handover ceremony in Diwaniyah, 181 kms south of Baghdad, on July 16, [Read More…]

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…]