Category: Rifles

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…]

SayUncle’s building an AK series

The problem with blogs is that shortly after something interesting is posted it is moved to the dusty archives in the recesses of the blog and only ever uncovered by the occasional google visitor. I came across, courtesy of google, a series of articles at SaysUncle on [Read More…]

FN IAR

The FN IAR is based on the SCAR. It has a rate of fire of 650 RPM and weights in at 10.4 lbs. FN IAR. Click to expand. One very interesting features is that it switches automatically from closed bolt to open bolt depending on the chamber temperature. From FNH-USA: Today [Read More…]

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…]