Category: Rifles

Beautiful M4 Poster

(Click for a bigger version) This beautiful poster has been designed by Mark Fingar and can be purchased here. Accessories include: Colt M4 (SOPMOD STYLE) with KAC RAS Handguard & KAC Vertical Grip. Optics & Iron Sights: ACOG EOTech 552 Aimpoint COMPM2 & 3X [Read More…]

Lego Guns

Do your kids play with Lego? Then treat them to life-like Lego guns! A company called BrickArms sells Lego guns based on real guns. To image to the right is a WWII Sergeant armed with a M1A1 and his trusty 1911. Other guns available are the MP5, M4, S&W 500 and more [Read More…]

M16 / M4/ AR-15 Manuals

I have been getting quite a lot of visits from people searching google for M16 / M4 / AR-15 manuals. So I decided to post some of them. US Army M16 / M4 operators manual This covers Disassembly, Cleaning, Reassembly, Magazine, Operation and Ammunition and more. Click [Read More…]

Izhevsk promotional videos

Izhevsk Mechanical Works is a Russian arms and vehicle manufacturer founded in 1807 by Tsar Alexander I. Below are some of their firearm promotional videos. I enjoy watching and reading military promotional material which are usually designed to entice the buyer to [Read More…]

AK-47 Animation

Here is a very good animation showing the AK-47 internals and how it operates. To view the animation thumbnail below to watch it: Warning, it is quite large (2.3mb) Loading…. Unfortunately I do not know who the author of this animation is.

Gun Photos: FAL SAR 48 para full auto

Who doesn’t like looking at guns 🙂 While I would not call this beautiful I would call it sexy! Click the images to increase their size. Hat Tip: kcub @ The Gun Network Forum (This gun is for sale. I have absolutely no connection to the seller)

FAMAS, the French Bugle

Famous Guns has nice write up a about the french assault rifle, the FAMAS (Fusil Automatique, Manufacture d’Armes de St. Etienne), and it’s history. Development of this rifle began in 1967, under the leadership of the Paul Tellie, a French arms designer. [Read More…]

Photos of firearms being destroyed

We have all seen the photo, I can’t remember where it was taken, of guns lined up on a road ready to be crushed by a steam roller. I always feel sad looking at the destruction of firearms. It is usually the old guns that would be valued by collectors around the [Read More…]

Light load for .30-06

An interesting usenet post from rec.guns: Bill Jungbauer wants to know some light .30-06 loads for him 13 year old son: My 13 year old son said he did not like his .243 anymore and talked me into getting him a 30-06. I plan on loading him some light loads to begin with. [Read More…]

Punt guns

Have you ever heard of a punt gun? A punt gun is a type of extremely large shotgun used in the 19th and 20th centuries for shooting large numbers of waterfowl for commercial harvesting operations. Punt guns were usually custom-designed and so varied widely, but could [Read More…]

The anatomy of an AR-15

Bushmaster has a great flash animation showing how an AR-15 bushmaster functions. It allows you to make some of the parts transparent so you can see inside. A screenshot of what the animation looks like:

SKS Manual

I have been getting many visitors coming to this blog looking for SKS manuals. I thought this was strange as I only had one small post linking to an SKS manual. It turns out that SKS manuals are very hard to find! Many sites are selling the PDF versions of old manuals [Read More…]

The 5th generation Lee-Enfield

From Australian International Arms (AIA): Australian International Arms have manufactured the 5th generation of Lee-Enfield, for target shooting, military match and sporting markets. However, unlike the 4th generation, this is not a ‘converted’ Lee-Enfield. The AIA [Read More…]