Category: Rifles

New 416 Ruger

Ruger and Hornady have teamed up to produce the new .416 Ruger cartridge which will be available next year (2009). The round is basically a necked up .375 Ruger and offers performance comparable to the classic .416 Rigby in a standard length cartridge. The Ruger M77 [Read More…]

JARD J50 .50 BMG rifle

JARD Inc have released a new semi automatic .50 BMG rifle, the JARD J50. It uses a direct gas impingement system, free floating barrel and handguard, fixed barrel and adjustable trigger to improve accuracy. The J50 allows quick takedown in the field. Specs: * Caliber 50 [Read More…]

Civilian Steyr AUG available soon

Steyr is finally releasing a civilian semi-automatic AUG (AUG SA) which should be out in January next year (2009). Sabre Defense Industries will be producing the rifle. The newly produced AUG rifles are expected to be ready for distribution by January 2009. “We [Read More…]

7mm Cartridge Guide

6mmbr.com have just released an extensive cartridge guide covering the popular 7mm cartridges 7mm-08 Rem. .284 Winchester, 7mm WSM and 7mm SAUM. If you are thinking about any of these cartridges I highly recommend reading this guide.

Savage Slug Warrior

Jason emailed me some great photos of his new Savage Slug Warrior (Model 210F). The rifle/shotgun chambers 3″ 12 gauge shells, weights in at 7.6 lbs, has a 24″ barrel and a 2 round magazine capacity. MSRP is $587. Click to expand the photos. A very nice [Read More…]

Marlin XS7 (Short action XL7)

Earlier this year Marlin introduced the value-for-money XL7 rifle cambered in 25-06, 270 and 30-06. I thought it was odd that they did not offer a short action version. John Snow reports that a short action version will be available shortly in .248, .308 and 7mm-08. [Read More…]

Beretta ARX-160 Carbine

The new ARX-160 Carbine is Beretta’s entry into the M4 replacement competition. Photos by SMG-Lee M16 magazine, folding iron sights Folding stock UPDATE: Originally I called this rifle the NRX after misreading the logo. It is in the ARX-160. Below is a photo (from [Read More…]

GSG .22 “Kalashnikov” AK

A while back I reported that GSG (German Sport Guns), makers of the GSG-5, announced an endorsement by General Kalashnikov and that they would name a rifle after him. It looks like the GSG .22 “Kalashnikov” is now in production. Click to expand Impact Guns [Read More…]

Another Massive 2 bore rifle

Bill emailed me a photo of a friend’s 2-bore rifle and another of the 2-bore balls. The first photo really gives a sense of scale. Click to expand the image I assume the bigger balls are for the 2-bore and the smaller for another gun The guy in the photo is [Read More…]

What I would carry at sea

Sebastian linked to this very interesting article about gun laws at sea. Is it lawful to carry firearms? This depends of several factors. · Flag State your yacht is registered with. · Area you are likely to operate in. · Type of firearm. If I were sailing around the [Read More…]

German G36

Gun Pundit has some good shots of the German Bundeswehr troops in Afghanistan sporting the G36 rifle. Lots of photos here.