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The Dardick revolver

Mechanix Illustrated has an article online, first published in 1957, about “revolutionary” The Dardick revolver and its triangular rounds (Trounds). I wonder how reliable those guns were. I imagine that the design would have combined and amplified the [Read More…]

AK Guitar

I have blogged about AK-47 guitars before, but this is the first one that is actually made from a real AK. [ Many thanks to Miguel for emailing me the link. ]

Leatherman MUT

The MUT is the first shooter orientated tool from leatherman. Nifty. The Leatherman MUT is the first multi-tool that functions as both a tactical and practical tool for military, LE, or civilian shooters. The MUT features multiple areas on the tool threaded for cleaning [Read More…]

Bayonets for NAA mini revolvers

Cottonwood, Ariz. – LaserLyte®, in association with Ka-BAR®, offers the first pistol bayonet for select North American Arms pistols. The razor-sharp, 1.85-inch Ka-BAR blade fits all North American Arms mini revolvers with round cylinder pins and is the smallest [Read More…]

Can you identify this revolver?

I received an email from a solider who is currently deployed to Afghanistan. He found this broken revolver at a local bazaar. Neither him nor I can identify it. Can you identify it or identify what design it was copied from? The only markings are an “H” on [Read More…]

STI GP6-C Review

Brian has written an excellent review of the STI GP6-C (“C” for competition) which he plans on using in the USPSA Production Division. After my first 500 rounds without cleaning, I was very impressed with the GP6-C. There are only two things I would like to [Read More…]

Steyr Magazine Patent

Steyr Mannlicher has just been awarded a patent (US7698844) for an innovative rifle box magazine design. The patent application was first published by the USTPO back in 2008, so it may be already being used in some of the newer Steyr rifles (in the future I must start [Read More…]