Portuguese Police Glock Safety Saga

A few years ago, in a classic case of government bureaucracy covering their ass, the Portuguese Police decided that one requirement of their future pistol is that it must have a manual external safety. They, of course, then choose the one gun which is the epitome of [Read More…]

AR-15 and AK Dust test

The Cav Arms guys did an extreme dust test on an AR-15. Turns out AR-15 cannot handle being buried in sand and then run over by a Jeep … who knew? Apart from the “Jeep test”, it did really well. They also tested an AK derivative, a 5.56mm SAR-3, which [Read More…]

Depth charge 40mm ammunition

This interesting grenade, manufactured by Bulgarian firm ARCUS Co., is designed to combat frogmen. The AR476 is fired from standard 40mm launchers at the area where combat divers are suspected to be underwater. When the projectile hits the water, a time deployed fuse is [Read More…]

.50 GI AR-15 Uppers

AR-15 owners will soon have another “point five-oh” option for their rifles: the .50 GI. Before now only 1911 and Glock conversion kits were available for the cartridge. The .50 GI was born out of the idea that if .40 was better than 9mm, and .45 was better [Read More…]

A-10 American Shotgun

Connecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co. have designed a new high end sidelock over and under shotgun. The A-10 American is a very low profile, shallow frame full sidelock over and under (not a box lock gun with side plates) for those who demand the very best. This is the highest [Read More…]

What is this thing?

David emailed me to ask what the below object is. I have no idea, although the suggestion that it’s a cartridge delinker sounds plausible. I believe it is a military accessory and I would like some help to identify what it is. Attached is a picture, there is a [Read More…]