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Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

I was saddened in July 2009 when Ruger announced that they had discontinued the Ruger Frontier rifle, a rifle that was close in concept to Col. Coopers scout rifle. It ‘warmed the cockles of my heart’ to read that Ruger is now offering a true scount rifle in [Read More…]

S&W M&P22 .22 Pistol

S&W will be launching a version of the M&P pistol chambered in .22 LR. It is single action, has a 4.1″ barrel, comes with either a 10 round or 12 round magazine and has an adjustable rear sight. The MSRP is $419 for both the version with a 10 round and 12 [Read More…]

McMillan M3A Rifle

McMillan has introduced the M3A rifle, a medium range .308 Win. semi-automatic built upon the Springfield M1A action (The M1A is based on the M14). At first glance it looks a lot like the Springfield M1A SOCOM II. Unlike the SOCOM, which is optimized for close range [Read More…]

The Gun – Book Review

Firstly a disclosure: The publishers of The Gun sent me a free advanced copy. I was thoroughly enjoying the book so I purchased a copy of it for my Kindle, which cost slightly less than the cost of the free hardcover I received. Now onto the review … I [Read More…]

Springfield XDm 3.8 Compact

This has got to be the most confusing gun launch launch since I started blogging. A couple of readers emailed me about the launch of the XDm 3.8 Compact but I thought this was the XDm 3.8 launched last year. Why was I confused? Because Springfield’s marketing [Read More…]

Browning 1911-22 .22 Pistol

Browning has introduced a .22 pistol patterned after the 1911. It is about 80% of the size of a regular 1911 (see photo below). It will be available in two sizes, a full-size and a compact. The price intrigues me. It is nearly twice the retail of the GSG 1911 and much [Read More…]

New Sig P290 Sub-Compact 9mm

Sig Sauer has unveiled their newest pistol: the Sig P290. It is significant (excuse the pun) because it is a whole new platform. The first P290 that will be available is chambered in 9mm Luger/Parabellum but I fully expect to see it chambered in other cartridges late [Read More…]

FN HAMR

The FN SCAR IAR has been rebranded as the FN Heat Adaptive Modular Rifle (HAMR). This automatic rifle includes the clever IAR feature of firing from a closed bolt (increase accuracy) until it heats up to a certain temperature and transitions to a open bolt configuration [Read More…]

Ruger SR40 Specs

Ruger had finally sent out the press release with specifications for the Ruger SR40. From the press release … The SR40 weighs 27.25 ounces (when empty) and ships with two fifteen-round, flush-fit magazines. A loading tool is also provided, although an [Read More…]

Colt Modular Carbine CM901

David Crane got an exclusive on the new Colt Modular Carbine CM901. It is one nifty looking rifle. Colt’s CM901 is designed as a multi-caliber, modular capability with one lower receiver configurable to different calibers and barrel lengths for different missions. [Read More…]

Beretta Px4 Storm Compact

Beretta USA has introduced a compact version of the Px4 Storm pistol. The Compact model (3.2″ barrel / 15 round 9mm magazine) fits in between the Full-size (4″ / 17 round mag) and sub-compact (2.99″ / 13 round mag) models. This new pistol is nothing [Read More…]

Mossberg Tactical .22 now on sale

Mossberg has started shipping the Mossberg Tactical .22 rifle that I blogged about earlier this year. The MSRP is just $276, which is lower than I thought it would be. From the press release … The lightweight and fast-handling Tactical .22 parallels the look and [Read More…]

Rock River Arms PDS Pistol

The new RRA PDS Pistol is the first firearm from RRA to utilized their new PDS pistol system. It features a full length picatinny rail, two position gas regulator and non-reciprocating foldable ambidextrous charging handles. The PDS system must have a return spring [Read More…]

Baikal MP-161K Carbine

I don’t think the Baikal MP-161K is a new gun but I don’t recall seeing it before. This semi-automatic Russian rifle comes chambered in .22 LR, .22 WMR and .17 HMR. It has windage adjustable open sights and a weaver rail for optics. I really like the stock [Read More…]

Galil Ace Rifle

Israel Weapon industries (IWI) has introduced a new line of Galil rifles and carbines. The Ace rifle comes in three flavors. The 2x series (21,22 and 23 – the model number differentiate between barrel lengths) are chambered in 5.56mm NATO, the 3x (31 and 32) [Read More…]

Hi-Point .45 ACP Carbine

Hi-Point has finally produced a carbine chambered in .45 ACP. From the press release … As with the 9mm and .40 Caliber Hi-Point carbines the longer barrel will increase velocity figures between 80-200 FPS over a like chambered handgun, especially with +P loads. [Read More…]

Wilson Combat Elite X-TAC

The latest beauty to emerge from the Wilsom Combat factory is the Wilson Combat Elite X-TAC. The X-TAC has been designed to operate well in both wet and dry conditions with or without gloves. To achieve this the front and backstrap feature a grip pattern that looks like [Read More…]

Ruger LCR Kaboom

Posted by Mike Lewis at LMS Defense Forum … I was conducting a Concealed Carry Handgun class on 1 May 2010. There was a student training with a Ruger LCR that she stated had less than 100 rounds previously fired through it. She was using CCI Blazer 158 grain TMJ [Read More…]