Over at the Kifaru forum, “Fairchase” wrote that his FN Five-Seven fired a round out of battery, blowing it up and doing severe damage to his hand and thumb. Last week my FN Five-Seven blew up causing severe damage to my left hand (I am right handed). There [Read More…]
A keen-eyed reader noticed that Masterpiece Arms have listed on their website a new MPA pistol chambered in 5.7x28mm. To accommodate the 30 round 5.7mm magazine (the same magazine used by the FN pistols?), they have a redesigned grip, which looks a lot more ergonomic [Read More…]
The Savage Model 25 Walking Varminter is available in 5.7x28mm FN. The 5.7x28mm FN is a strange addition to the Model 25 Walking Varminter line, which includes .204 Ruger, .22 Hornet, .222 Rem. and .223 Rem., all of which are substantially more powerful. It is much [Read More…]
Wally has written a very interesting guest post at MArooned blog about the 57mm M18A1 recoilless rifle. Note the interesting cartridge design. The cartridge is intentionally covered with holes to vent gas into the gun.
[ This article was written by Sven Ortmann of Personal Defence Weapons Central, an excellent small arms resource. ] by Sven Ortmann, [email protected], 2008-01-05 There are too many misleading anecdotes and rumors about military rifle calibers floating in the air (and in [Read More…]