Hornady Bullet Poster

This poster has been around a while but I did not find out about it until I was browsing the archives of Roys blog (you can always trust Roys to find interesting stuff). I love these bullet posters. I just have to find someone to print it out for me. It is 32.5″ x [Read More…]

Ruger Charger Pistol

Ruger are now offering a pistol with the 10/22 action! This is big news. Many Ruger 10/22 fans long to be able to create ‘ultimate’ 10/22 pistols but you cannot legally take a rifle and convert it into a pistol. I predict that within a few months there are [Read More…]

New Ruger Products

Ruger have announced some new products. Black Slide Ruger SR9 Pistol I like the look but prefer the stainless. The recently launched Ruger SR9â„¢ pistol, the first striker-fired pistol from Ruger, is now available with a blackened stainless slide. The multi-step [Read More…]

Economist on UK sword ban

The Economist.com has a short article about the banning of swords in the UK. Or, more specifically, making swords illegal to sell or import. EVERY summer, in the Cambridge suburb of Romsey Town, a man emerges from his house dressed from head to foot in black and [Read More…]

Gangsta Desert Eagle

This is just ridiculous! It is a tiger striped .50AE Desert Eagle Anyone buying such a gun is trying to send a clear message. That message is “I am the greasiest and most tasteless pimp that ever graced the streets!” To read more about it, and how much it [Read More…]

The Chinese .50 BMG sniper rifle

The Chinese have two types of gas operated semi-automatic .50/12.7mm caliber rifles. Both only shoot at 2 MOA with standard ammunition. This is enough for anti-material work but well below western sniper rifle standards. For comparison, the Barrett M82 is supposed to [Read More…]

M4 beaten by piston carbines

The Army dust test results are out. As you can see above the M4 has fared very badly. Weapons officials at the Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., exposed Colt Defense LLC’s M4, along with the Heckler & Koch XM8, FNH USA’s [Read More…]

SIG SAUER P250

SIG have just launched the new SIG SAUER P250 pistol. What makes this pistol interesting is its ability to change calibers! The frame and fire control groups are available for calibers 9mm, .45, .40 S&W and .357SIG can be changed into three different families of [Read More…]

Away on holiday

I am going on holiday for two weeks and will not be able to post until 16 December. Please check back then. Unfortunately I will not have internet access for most of the time I am away and I will not be able to respond to email.

Gun Font

This font is very very cool. For each letter there is a gun glyph (image) . It has everything from derringers to assault rifles. Here is an example of some text using the font It works on both Windows and Mac OS X. The 2nd Amendment font can be downloaded here. Enjoy!

3rd world soldiers…

… and their use, or lack of use, of iron sights amazes me. From MilitaryPhotos.com Palestinian police officers loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas violently dispersed a demonstration against the Annapolis peace conference, and medical workers said one protester was [Read More…]

.50 BMG Alternatives

If you live in a state or country that does not allow civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles there are alternative cartridges with similar ballistics to the .50 BMG. Ammoguide.com compares the .50 BMG, .510 DTC, .416 Barrett and .50 Fat Mac. More here.

Captured M16s

From MilitaryPhotos Armed Forces of the Philippines chief general Germohenes Esperon (L) and Philippine National Police chief general Avelino Razon (R) hold a rifle during hand over ceremony of captured, confiscated, surrendered or recovered firearms at Camp Aguinaldo [Read More…]