Category: Rifles

Navy and Marines buy more M16s

FN Manufacturing in Columbia, SC received a $33.7 million firm-fixed-price, contract for M16A3 and M16A4 Rifles to support the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps. …. Colt Defense in Hartford, CT received a $15.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for M16A3 and [Read More…]

Updated XCR Brochure

Robinson Arms have just released an updated PDF Brochure of their XCR rifle. The XCR They have also said on their website that the SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) version of the XCR is becoming very popular. Download it here.

How to handle AK-74M

A couple of cool youtube videos on using the AK-74 (called AK-47 on youtube). Apparently from a series called “Kadochnikovs martial arts” Tactical magazine changes. Hat Tip: MilitaryPhotos.net

US troops with G36

Murdoc found this photo from 2001 1st Infantry Division (ID) Soldiers, part of the USA Task Force (TF) Sabre force, fire a Heckler-Koch 5.56 mm G36 assault rifle on the live-fire range at Orahovac, Kosovo, Serbia More here.

Survival Guns

Jovian Thunderbolt has an interesting post about survival guns. Am I EVER going to be in a place, in this day and age, where I’d need something like this to survive? Most definitely not. Still, it might be a fun little item to have for just plinking. If you had a [Read More…]

Kimber Model 8400 Caprivi

The, new for 2008, African hunting rifle from Kimber. Chambered in .375 H&H. Specs: Caliber: .375 H&H Mag. Approximate Weight: 8lbs. 10oz. Overall Length (inches): 44.5 Stock: Checkering: 24 lines-per-inch Ebony forend tip Cheekpiece Finish: Hand-rubbed oil [Read More…]

Remington Model 700 VTR

The new model 700 Varmint-Tactical Rifle (VTR) is chambered in .204 Ruger, .223 Remington, .22-250 Remington and .308 Win. A fusion of our most advanced performance features in both tactical and varmint rifles, the new Model 700â„¢ Varmint-Tactical Rifle [Read More…]

Remington Model 597 TVP

Remington have a new model 597 varmint rifle. Because our Model 597 action is the ultimate in feeding reliability (Editor: not what I have read) and out-of-the-box accuracy, it was only natural we develop the Model 597â„¢ TVPâ„¢ (Target-Varmint Plinker) to take [Read More…]

Remington Model 597 Blaze Camo

Remington have a new Model 597 that comes with a Blaze camo stock. I really like the look! The Mossy Oak® Blaze Orange camo Model 597 will turn heads with the hot new look, then proceed to make jaws drop with tthe astounding ability to punch tiny groups in [Read More…]

Remington Model 597 Pink Camo

Every manufacturer is jumping on the pink gun craze. I don’t like the look. But if it sells more guns then it can’t be all that bad … I suppose. The Remington Exclusive Mossy Oak® PInk camo Model 597 will turn heads with the hot new look, then [Read More…]

Kimber Tactical

This year Kimber is introducing a tactical series of rifles. These rifles will come in three models. Entering the tactical rifle market is no stretch for Kimber. Accuracy standards are already exceeded by lightweight hunting rifles, with durability proven in game fields [Read More…]

Winchester Model 70 Sporter Deluxe

The Sporter Deluxe features a satin finished walnut stock with cut checkering on its trim fore-end and pistol grip, along with a sculpted cheekpiece for precise scope alignment to create a superbly balanced rifle that’s lighter to carry. The premium Pachmayr® [Read More…]

Winchester Model 70 Super Grade

Back from the dead and looking as good as ever! From Botswana to the Brooks Range, no other rifle has traveled so extensively in search of big game or is held in such high esteem as the bolt-action Model 70. Foremost in the series is the elegant Super Grade. You feel a [Read More…]

What is a Saiga?

Answer… 1) AK pattern rifles and shotguns made at Izhevsk 2) The ugliest antelope alive The Russians are not know for producing beautiful firearms, but you would have thought they would have chosen a nicer looking animal than the Saiga for which to brand sporting [Read More…]

Hello Kitty AR-15

I don’t like pink guns but I must say that the detail on this California legal AR-15 is amazing! I wonder if it is real or a photoshop. Click to expand the photo. More about it at RifleGear Hat Tip: Gizmodo UPDATE It is real! Pre assembled:

.45 enfield

Check out this rifle! Beautiful! I think it is a .45, but I could be wrong. Click to enlarge the photo. I like the drum magazine 😛 Hat Tip: Gun and Game

SIG 556 SWAT

Defense Review have written an article about the new SIG 556 SWAT Rifle/Carbine/Subcarbine SIG 556 rifles/carbines at SHOT Show 2006 (photos accompanying this article), and found them interesting. We’ve always been fans of the SIG 550-series weapons, particularly [Read More…]

QBZ-95 Photos

I came across these photos, of the recent Chinese Indian war games, showing the QBZ-95 in use. Although they could be the QBZ-97 (5.56mm version), I cannot tell the difference. They let the Indians have a go! Hat Tip: MilitaryPhotos.net

Rifle Painting Tutorial

I have been looking for a good tutorial on how to spray paint a rifle. Sniper’s Hide has a great tutorial on painting your rifle. $20 worth of stuff to paint $10,000 worth of optics and guns, ain’t life grand. Here’s the Remington in the woods to see [Read More…]

The BAR

New Jovian Thunderbolt has written about his past love for the BAR (M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle) The BAR was always my dream gun. Or it was. Back when I knew nothing and only looked at capabilities on paper, and then not looking TOO closely. I have loved the look of [Read More…]