Wild Arms Introduces "Flame Assault Shoulder Weapon: M202A1 Flash" Book

Those of you who follow the 3D printing and DIY antics of Jonathan Wild (AKA Wild Arms Research and Development) will no doubt have heard of his recent efforts to produce a replica M202 FLASH recoilless launcher. While we have heavily covered the test launches and adventures with the launcher here on the blog as well as on TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, I’m actually most excited today to share the announcement that Johnny Wild’s book Flame Assault Shoulder Weapon: M202A1 “FLASH” has just hit the online market. The book covers the history and purpose of the original M202 FLASH, as well as Jonathan’s build diary as he went through the process of learning about and replicating the system.

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[SHOT 2018] Surefire

In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 at the Surefire booth.

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[SHOT 2018] Aero Precision's Comps, Suppressors and Build Kits

Aero Precision had some interesting products for 2018. The company is working on a new line of compensators for 9mm, 5.56, and 7.62 rifles. These have a number of unique features such as the ability to slide a gas block over them while installed. They also have a titanium suppressor which wil MSRP for under $1000.
A very special thanks to BROWNELL’S – check out their new Retro line here:

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New Surefire WARCOMP 556 CTN Flash Hider/Compensator Hybrid Released

Manufacturer Surefire has formally announced a new variant of their successful Warcomp combination flash hider/compensator. The new muzzle device, called the Warcomp 556 CTN, sports a closed six tine “birdcage” style flash hider configuration, versus the original Warcomp’s open three tine configuration. This change is highly reminiscent of the change from the M16’s initial production three tine flash hider to the six tine A1 “birdcage” flash hider, which led to the now familiar four tine closed bottom A2 flash hider.

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Vela One: High Speed Flash On A Budget

One of the great innovations in the past 50 years pertaining to the study of what projectiles do in flight and why is the advent of ultra-high-speed photography – the kind that can keep a rifle bullet in focus. This sort of endeavor is not for the novice photographer, but the results speak for themselves in terms of empirical and artistic quality.

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Blaser Rifle Configurator

Blaser have developed one of those customize-a-rifle flash tools. Very useful to work out how many of your offspring need to be sold to purchase a premium European rifle!

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