Category: Rifles

New Croatian VHS assault rifle

Last month the Croatian Ministry of Defense unveiled the final design of the VHS assault rifle (Višenamjenska Hrvatska Strojnica – Multifunctional Croatian Machinegun). The rifle has been in development for many years by Croatian manufacturer HS Produkt who are [Read More…]

S&W i-Bolt rifle recall

Important safety recall on i-Bolt rifles: Smith & Wesson has identified a condition that may exist with the bolt supplied with some rifles that would allow the striker to become disengaged from its locking tabs during cycling of the bolt, allowing the rifle to fire [Read More…]

Homemade .50 BMG rifle

The .50-Caliber Rifle Construction Manual written by Bill Holmes was published in 2002. The Amazon customer reviews have criticized the book for its poor drawings and complex construction techniques. A guy names “mxwelch” on YouTube has build a working .50 [Read More…]

Civilian FN SCAR 16S Pricing

You better sell your first born, get a second job and start saving: the SCAR-L 16S has an MSRP of $2,696.56. FNH SCAR 16S (actual photo, not the military version) itstock posted the information at fnforum.net: They are now available, and allocated to certain [Read More…]

IDF Sniper Rifles

The Israelis, and their ancient forerunners, have had a history of snipers going back at least 3000 years since David famously took out Goliath with a sniper-esque head shot. The Doubletapper has written an article on the history of IDF snipers since the turbulent [Read More…]