Category: Rifles

Ruger M77 Hawkeye Tactical

Ruger really is going tactical this year. The Ruger M77 Hawkeye Tactical is a new line of M77 bolt action rifles. They feature * 20″ heavy barrel * Hogue OverMolded stock * Harris bipod! Yes, they actually come standard with a harris bipod. * A newly designed two [Read More…]

Ruger Mini-14 Tactical Rifles

Ruger have announced two Tactical Mini-14 models. Mini-14 Tactical Rifles Model 20GBCPC The 20GBCPC model features a flash suppressor, synthetic stock and 16 1/8″ barrel. It weights 8 lbs. It has an MSRP of $894. Mini-14 Tactical Rifles Model 20CF The 20CF model, [Read More…]

TAS Ballistics Calculator Review

AmmoLand have published a review of the TAS Ballistics Calculator that originally appeared in Target Sports Magazine last month. Amazingly, I have such a device in my hand at this very moment. I’m about to shoot my 22 Dasher at 900 yards – something I’ve never [Read More…]

Evolution of the Schmidt-Rubin rifles

Tam at The Arms Room has written a very interesting post about the 40+ years evolution of the Schmidt-Rubin rifle that was adopted in 1889 by the Swiss and evolved into the K31 Carbine. When the time came for the Swiss army to replace their black-powder Vetterli rifles, [Read More…]

Don’t let your guns look like this

JR at A Keyboard and a .45 has posted photos showing a .50 BMG rifle that was not cleaned after shooting corrosive ammo. Makes me want to cry to see something that like so abused! More photos of the rifle at a Keyboard and a .45.

Kimber Model 8400 Police Tactical

New for 2009 is the Kimber Model 8400 Police Tactical chambered in .300 Win. Mag. The rifle is designed with military and law enforcement in mind. The previous Kimber tactical rifles based on the 8400 action got good reviews and I expect this one will not be any [Read More…]

T-4 Bullpup: PCP air gun

I came across a Russian firm called DAC / Demyan who manufacture a bullpup conversion of their T-4 Carbine PCP bolt action rotary magazine repeating air gun. T-4 Bullpup T-4 Carbine The conversion to a bullpup configuration is straight forward. Initially I was confused [Read More…]

Stag Arms Model 7 (Hunter)

Stag Arms have a new 6.8mm hunting AR-15 called the Model 7 (Hunter). Model 7 (Hunter). Click to expand. The rifle features a 20.77″ 1:11 twist barrel, 2 stage match trigger, 5 round magazine and a Hogue pistol grip. Stag Arms has the price listed as $1,055. [Read More…]

224,000 Rounds in 12 days

James Yeager wrote a fascinating article for SWAT Magazine and has cross posted it on the The Survival Podcast Forum. So what happens to a bunch of ARs, AKs and various pistols when you subject them to 12 very intense days and nearly a quarter million rounds of [Read More…]

Outside lock air rifle

B.B. has written a very interesting post about a working replica of an outside lock air rife. This type of air rifle was made between 1600 and the mid 1700s. It is called an outside lock because the firing mechanism is literally on the outside of the action. Instead of [Read More…]