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!
USCitizen is off to the Gunblogger Rendezvous (I wish I could go!) and has posted a photo of this luggage: Contents: * One Kimber Pro Carry in .45 Auto with three magazines: empty * One leather inside-belt holster for 1911 pistol(not pictured) * One Bushmaster AR-15 [Read More…]
“GUNRUNNERS OF PA” @ PFOA posted some photos of his new CZ 75 SP-01 Tactical which includes a bayonet and breech teeth. Sure it is useless …. but different! Click to enlarge images. Click here for more photos.
I came across an article showing you how to make the Glock trigger pull smoother and well as showing you how to detail strip a Glock. I have not tried this. What we are going to do here is to polish (not alter) some parts to make the trigger pull (which admittingly is a [Read More…]
I came across a company call Stellar Rigs who claim to be selling some pretty cool carbine conversion kits for 1911 and Glock pistol made by “Mec-Tec” The website is out of date and I do not know if the kits are still sold. I do know that in most Western [Read More…]
The Good: The little Kel-Tecs are very easy to conceal, with very little weight or bulk. They are also very inexpensive. The Bad and Ugly: On the 2nd or 3rd round fired, the little bracket that the guide rod slides through fell out and disappeared. I’m told that [Read More…]
The title says it all. He is renowned as one of the fastest revolver shooters in the world, emptying a five-shot revolver in 0.57 seconds in a group the size of a playing card. Miculek currently holds five world records in exhibition revolver shooting. (See his [Read More…]
Following his article about Glock safety Rob has written an article explaining the differences between the safeties in the Glock and XD. If the Glock firing pin is partially retracted and the Springfield XD is fully retracted we could draw the conclusion that the Glock [Read More…]
Glock pistols do not have an external safety that be can engaged and disengaged at will. Instead Glocks have various internal safety mechanisms to ensure the pistol does not fire a round unless the trigger is pulled, ie. not when dropped, knocked etc. Rob has written a [Read More…]
Kahr Arms is more than just the manufacturer of some of the smallest and most lethal weapons on earth (including the tommy gun, made famous by Al Capone). It is run and mostly owned by a son of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon, the billionaire and self-proclaimed messiah who [Read More…]