Category: Rifles

New Ruger Products

Ruger have announced some new products. Black Slide Ruger SR9 Pistol I like the look but prefer the stainless. The recently launched Ruger SR9â„¢ pistol, the first striker-fired pistol from Ruger, is now available with a blackened stainless slide. The multi-step [Read More…]

The Chinese .50 BMG sniper rifle

The Chinese have two types of gas operated semi-automatic .50/12.7mm caliber rifles. Both only shoot at 2 MOA with standard ammunition. This is enough for anti-material work but well below western sniper rifle standards. For comparison, the Barrett M82 is supposed to [Read More…]

M4 beaten by piston carbines

The Army dust test results are out. As you can see above the M4 has fared very badly. Weapons officials at the Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., exposed Colt Defense LLC’s M4, along with the Heckler & Koch XM8, FNH USA’s [Read More…]

Gun Font

This font is very very cool. For each letter there is a gun glyph (image) . It has everything from derringers to assault rifles. Here is an example of some text using the font It works on both Windows and Mac OS X. The 2nd Amendment font can be downloaded here. Enjoy!

.50 BMG Alternatives

If you live in a state or country that does not allow civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles there are alternative cartridges with similar ballistics to the .50 BMG. Ammoguide.com compares the .50 BMG, .510 DTC, .416 Barrett and .50 Fat Mac. More here.

Captured M16s

From MilitaryPhotos Armed Forces of the Philippines chief general Germohenes Esperon (L) and Philippine National Police chief general Avelino Razon (R) hold a rifle during hand over ceremony of captured, confiscated, surrendered or recovered firearms at Camp Aguinaldo [Read More…]

FAL Rifle Gas Regulation

Advice on setting FAL gas flow by the Director of Training for DSA (makers of FAL clones). Not knowing that one can control gas-flow on this weapon has led to countless customer-service calls to DSA, complaining that the rifle ‘doesn’t work.’ The [Read More…]

Walther G22 trigger job

ExistingThing has a very cheap solution to the Walter G22 (.22lr bullpup rifle) trigger problem. The Walther G22 has a terrible trigger, lots of take up, and a very mushy break. I saw it as an opportunity to practice my trigger control, and got pretty good with it. [Read More…]

What is a free-bore?

I came across a forum posting by ‘RSE Custom Guns’ explaining what a free-bore is: Free bore is just that, it is the area ahead of the bullet ogive in a rifle barrel to which there is no rifling, once the cartridge is fired the bullet travels freely in the [Read More…]

Sig 556 rifle review

Stevedcross @ The Gun Blogs has just posted a review on his new Sig 556 rifle I brought home a new baby. A brand new Sig 556 rifle. Forward grip, stream light tactical light, HALO sight. What a wonderful piece of engineering! I have as of yet not done any formal [Read More…]

Elegant engraved custom rifle

Preston Pritchet, the “main man” at Surgeon Rifles, wanted to create a special rifle for his daughter, to use in varmint and fun matches at his local club I took our Surgeon single-shot action and stoned the surface to get rid of the tool marks. Then I sent [Read More…]