This photo has been floating around the internet for quite a long time. I recently saw in on BoingBoing. This little engraved MP5K is a machinenpistol produced in 1976, “designed at the request of HK South American sales rep, who saw a market for dignitary [Read More…]
I think the Yarygin PYa / MP-443 “Grach” pistol, which was adopted as the Russian army and law enforcement service pistol, must be the ugliest modern pistol. What do you think? It fires the 9×19 mm 7N21 cartridge which is just a very hot 9mm Parabellum. [Read More…]
GunBlast.com has just reviewed the Taurus PT1911 .45 pistol. It is a big contrast to the review by B.B. who had a lot of trouble with his. GunBlast.com The Taurus delivered. It was one hundred percent reliable with every type of factory ammunition that I had available. [Read More…]
Defense Review have tried out the soon to be released TDI KRISS Super V XSMG .45 ACP Submachine gun. The gun has a very interesting design which makes it more controllable in full auto. They say it is a modern Thompson submachine gun and will compete with the H&K [Read More…]
This video from SHOT Show 2007 shows Advanced Armament’s new suppressors. Including a quick release suppressor designed for the SCAR-L, the quietest .45 pistol suppressor (or so they claim), a new AR-15 and .22 suppressor.
I had been meaning to blog about this animation for quite a while and was reminded of it by Traction Control. The animation, by STI International, shows a M1911 pistol firing a round. Various parts can be hidden such as the slide, frame, magazine etc. so you can easily [Read More…]
Blackwater sure are pushing their brand. I am sure they will have Blackwater action-figures ready for Christmas. The SIG SAUER® P226 Blackwater Special Edition was designed in cooperation with some of the world’s best known experts in tactical operations – [Read More…]
This article examines the differences in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Series / Generation of the Taurus Millennium and Millennium Pro pistols. It gives some insight into how Taurus designs have evolved over time. While I do love my PT-111 Pro (that’s 2nd series, [Read More…]
This pistol is one of the sidearms used by the People’s Liberation Arm. Development apparently began in 1994. The photo below shows the necked 5.8mm armor piercing cartridge officially called the QSZ-92-5.8, otherwise known as the 5.8mm Chinese. A very nice [Read More…]
This 25 minute video shows the operations and ceremonies of the Detroit Police Department. It is in the classic 1950’s style of cinematography. Worth a watch if law enforcement history interests you. “He learned to use all types of firearms and spent many [Read More…]
Ruger has just announced their new polymer-framed 9mm pisol the SR9 and SR9-10 It features: Polymer Frame Slim Profile Striker-fired 1911-position manual safety Fits in Glock holster (UPDATE: See holster list below) Read a review here. Watch a video of it here. UPDATE: [Read More…]
Everyone is talking about how Captain America now open carries a pistol! They have all forgotten that the Phantom has carried two .45’s for decades! I didn’t read comics much as a kid and my memory is vague so please correct me if I am wrong.
From the Marie Claire Magazine website: The most memorable Valentine’s Day gift I ever received was a black nylon fanny pack designed to hold a gun. For my live-in, gun-nut boyfriend, it was a grand romantic gesture and an encore, of sorts, to his Christmas [Read More…]
Federal agents said Monday that these guns were found in T.I.’s home. The rapper, whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr.. was arrested over the weekend on federal weapons charges. He was ordered to remain in custody at least until Friday. The machine guns: two [Read More…]
I read this on the BBC News website: ‘Special bullets’ killed Menezes Specialised bullets designed to kill instantly were used by the police marksmen who shot dead Jean Charles de Menezes, the Old Bailey has heard. The bullets “immediately [Read More…]
This webpage is amazing! This guy has done the following to his glock: rusted, driven over, thrown out of a plane, dropped of a roof, buried in sand and more. And it still works like a Glock! Read about it here.
This page has fantastic pictures: Barrel link-up or link-up/cam-up in pistols without custom fit bottom lugs, occurs as the slide assemble continues to move forward and the barrel extension contacts the breechface causing the barrel to pivot upward on the barrel link [Read More…]
From Officer.com: I’ve recently been looking over a number of law enforcement firearms training plans, including both qualifications and scenario-based courses of fire. One of the things that jumps out at me is the minimal amount of one handed shooting that is [Read More…]
Until today, since 1986, Soviet/Russian cosmonauts have carried an interesting three barreled pistol / carbine / shotgun into space! The Toz TP-82 has two side by side smoothbore barrels which fire 12.5mm shot shells and flares. The lower rifled barrel fires 5.45mm [Read More…]
Kim du Toit has written a post on the top 100 guns he would buy if he had an unlimited budget: Okay, I’ve just about had it with those crappy articles which ask stupid questions like: “If you could own only one gun, which would it be?” or “Name [Read More…]
Jeffersonian shows you how to speed load your revolver. He has many photos showing the process using his .357 Magnum Ruger GP100 and HKS #586 speedloaders. Click here for more. I love watching IPSC wheel gun competitors doing their thing!