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The Bronze 1911 pistol

I have seen guns made from bronze alloys before, but never an autoloader. Back in 1932 Colt and the Springfield Armory teamed up to test the suitability of using a die cast bronze alloy for gun parts. The Golden Gun The gun is exhibited at the Springfield Armory Museum. [Read More…]

Sig Sauer P238 .380 1911

Rumors of the Sig P238 have been floating around the ‘net for a while now. They have turned out to be true. Sig Sauer P238 is a remake of the single action Colt Mustang which was discontinued just over a decade ago. Sig Sauer P238 .380 ACP. Two tone. Click to [Read More…]

AR Five Seven: 5.7x28mm AR Upper

This is very interesting. A one piece 5.7x28mm modular upper that attaches to a AR-15 lower receiver and uses 50 round FN P90 magazines. TrueWPN at AR-15.com took these photos. Click to expand. Well this thing is interesting. Its a AR-15- PS90 cross bread. The one piece [Read More…]

Home made five barrel shotgun

Xavier has a write of an an amazing five barrel shotgun made in Czechoslovakia. Looks like a similar concept as the Winchester Liberator and Colt Defender Eight barreled 20 gauge Colt Defender Mark 1 Read it here.

1911 assembly 3D animation

This amazing 3D animation shows a 1911 being assembled. Made with the free open source Blender software, it is the best video I have seen on the internet in a long time. The description: This is an animation i made in blender of a colt 1911. all of the parts are modeled [Read More…]

Huge firearm collection

Check out this auction. It has thousands of beautiful photos. I think all, or nearly all, come from one collection. Daniel Fraser Miniature Double Rifle .22 Hornet Franchi Model 1962 Semi-Auto Carbine 9mm Smith & Wesson Mark I Light Rifle 9mm Custom Martz Luger [Read More…]

The youngest M16 in existence

GunsAmerica has the 7th production M16 listed for sale. It is listed for $295,000! Without a doubt the most famous and most documented Armalite/Colt M16 in existence, serial no 106 manufactured in 1959 (the 7th production gun) and of course the earliest known gun to [Read More…]

A unique 1911

Unique may be putting is nicely. The owner of this pistol has gone too far! Click to expand the image. Xavier thinks the jeweling looks ugly. Personally I think jeweling looks very attractive, although on this pistol it is overdone. More at Xavier Thoughts

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…]