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Kari from Mythbusters with .50 BMG

Grant Imahara posted this photo on twitter of Mythbusters co-host Kari Byron. I really hope this means the mythbusters are going to prove that .50 BMG rifles cannot shoot down a Boeing 747 cruising at 35,000 feet at a speed of 555 mph 🙂 Can anyone identify the [Read More…]

[Guest Post] You Don’t Say?

[ I am pleased to present this guest post written by Matt Groom.] For many of us, our window to the world of guns is books, magazines, and the internet. Unfortunately, when you see a word or a name that you aren’t familiar with, you tend to do what you learned to do [Read More…]

Beretta Xplor

Beretta have been very tight lipped about the new Beretta Xplor shotgun. A well placed source provided me with some new information on the shotgun: The receiver is green in color. The photo I posted previously is the real deal. Despite being chambered for 3.5″ [Read More…]

Gun Review: Kel-Tec PF-9

[ I am pleased to present the first post in the series of guest posts that will run for the next couple of weeks. This post was written by Aaron Spuler. ] I’d been looking at the local gun shops over the past few months, but they only have so much selection. The Saxet [Read More…]

Michael’s Custom Saiga-12

Some time ago I posted a video of Michael shooting one of his Saiga-12 shotguns. He got in touch with me and explained that since then he has become a passionate Saiga-12 nut and now sells custom Saiga-12′s. Michael, who work as a designer / jeweler / metal smith, [Read More…]

Update on the Izhmash Bankruptcy

Spiegel Online reports: And now it appears that the financial difficulties facing the weapons manufacturer have reached crisis point: its very existence is threatened. A businessman in Izhevsk has filed a motion to declare Izhmash Arms bankrupt because of outstanding [Read More…]

Radom AKS, Tantal and Beryl Rifles.

Polish fireamr manufacturer Fabryka Broni Radom (FB Radom) unveiled for the first time at DSEi their new range of civilian rifles. The Aktyn Radom Sport family consists of three rifles which are semi-automatic versions of thier military counterparts: AKS assault rifle [Read More…]

A Mighty 2 Bore Muzzleloader

No other shoulder fired firearm throws a bigger mass of lead than the mighty 2 bore rifles. Ever since learning about the existence of these monster arms I have been fascinated by them. Sir Samuel Baker, the famous British adventurer, wrote about his personal 2 Bore [Read More…]