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…]

Ruger 77/22 rifle review

Shooting Times (UK) has reviewed the .22 Ruger 77/22 rifle Priced towards the upper end of the rimfire scale, the M77/22 still gives excellent value for money. Build quality is good, as is the accuracy and reliability in the test. With the options of stainless and [Read More…]

Iraq M16 biometric tracing

Military.com reported a few days ago that the entire Iraqi army is moving to the M16A2 and M4. Some Iraqi units have been using M16s since May last year. The move was originally announced last April. So far, the U.S. military has helped the Iraqi army purchase 43,000 [Read More…]

Robber paints cologne bottle to look like a gun

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Akron police say a robbery attempt had more than a whiff of failure. They accuse a man of trying to stick two people up outside a video store with a bottle of cologne that had been colored black with a marking pen and resembled a gun. More here.

Cost of big bore ammunition

Have you ever wondered how much big bore ammo cost? Here is a list of cartridges from a few manufacturers. It is not a scientific sample, I have not taken into account quality of the brass or bullets. I am sure by hunting around you could find cheaper prices (ha, no pun [Read More…]

1911 Hoax

Over at HuntingNet.com a user claimed to have converted a mint condition original Remington Rand 1911A1 pistol, worth a fair amount, into an ugly 1911 with no historical value knocking at least $1000 off the price. This made a lot of people angry. It turns out the user [Read More…]