Category: Rifles

Narco’s tricked out AR-15

Raul emailed me some photos taken in Reynosa, Mexico, which is directly across from the city of McAllen, Texas, after a gun battle with between police and Mexican military and a drug gang. I thought this photo of an AR-15/M16/M4 with a lot of accessories hanging off it [Read More…]

AK-107 / AK-108 animation

It has been a while since I have posted an animation. This one, author unknown, shows how the balanced gas operating system works in the AK-107 and AK-108 rifles. ( If the animation is not playing, try this link: click here) Wikipedia explains how the system works: The [Read More…]

.50 BMG Flechette rifle

Daniel spotted a very interesting auction at gunbroker.com. The rifle on sale was a Boys Anti- Tank rifle modified by TRW-SYSTEMS GROUP and rechambered for .50 BMG. It was intended to be used for .50 BMG flechette rounds. Click to expand. The auctioneer claims that it [Read More…]

More 2 bore rifle photos

Last year I wrote about a massive 2 bore rifle, that was not yet fully complete. Colin Stolzer, of Stolzer & Son’s Gunsmithing, contacted me with some additional information and photos of the completed rifle. Click to expand all the photos. Colin also [Read More…]

Steadicam mounted rifle

muck @ MP.net came across this photo of a G3 rifle attached to a Steadicam. While it is very cool looking it is also very impractical. Shooting sticks are a much better idea. If the shooter need to lie down or quickly maneuver he just drops the sticks. The correct use [Read More…]

New gun blogs and gun websites

This list of links has been a long time coming, in no particular order: Negligent Discharge – blogging about second amendment and gun issues. sig556reviews.com – blogging about firearms tech and reviews, focusing on the Sig 556 rifle. 9X19 Dan – [Read More…]

New Tech-Sight AK peep sight

Tech-Sight who are well known for M16 style peep sight for the Ruger 10/22 will be selling an AK peep sight later this year. It features a “GI” style post and aperture sight picture, return to zero system (presumably after the receiver dust cover is removed) [Read More…]

Mossberg 100ATR Night Train II

Mossberg have announced a new rifle for 2009 called the 100ATR Night Train II. Oddly enough Mossberg did not include this rifle in their 2009 catalog. The rifle is a significant upgrade over the original Night Train. It features everything you can see in the above [Read More…]

Videos of guns blowing up

Always wear safety glasses! A few videos from YouTube illustrate why. [ Definition: Firing out of battery: when a round is fired before it is fully chambered. Instead of the expanding gas being forced out the barrel it wrecks havoc inside the gun) ] AR-15 blows up, not [Read More…]

More 2-bore goodness

Billll @ Billlls Idle Mind took some photos of a friends’ 2-bore rifle. More photos and load info here. Later in the week I will be posting a heap of 2 Bore photos I have gotten from a gun maker who specializes in big bore rifles.