Tag: rifle

Why Stainless Steel rifles rust

If you were not aware that the stainless steel used in firearms can rust or if you have wondered why they rust have a read of this article. Once, after making an offhand comment about finding a speck of what looked like rust on a brand new stainless rifle, I ended up in [Read More…]

Gun Poster: AS50

This poster features the Accuracy International AS50 .50 BMG rifle. It makes a great wallpaper for your desktop. Click the image to enlarge it. Here is a video of the rifle from ‘Future Weapons’ with some nice slow motion shots I am going to try and feature [Read More…]

M16 Blown up

I came across a Navy presentation showing what can happen when the bore of an M16 is obstructed! Click on the below thumbnails to enlarge them. The upper receiver has been blown off: Half of the upper receiver was found 25-35 yards away! More photos here.

Beautiful M4 Poster

(Click for a bigger version) This beautiful poster has been designed by Mark Fingar and can be purchased here. Accessories include: Colt M4 (SOPMOD STYLE) with KAC RAS Handguard & KAC Vertical Grip. Optics & Iron Sights: ACOG EOTech 552 Aimpoint COMPM2 & 3X [Read More…]

Izhevsk promotional videos

Izhevsk Mechanical Works is a Russian arms and vehicle manufacturer founded in 1807 by Tsar Alexander I. Below are some of their firearm promotional videos. I enjoy watching and reading military promotional material which are usually designed to entice the buyer to [Read More…]

FAMAS, the French Bugle

Famous Guns has nice write up a about the french assault rifle, the FAMAS (Fusil Automatique, Manufacture d’Armes de St. Etienne), and it’s history. Development of this rifle began in 1967, under the leadership of the Paul Tellie, a French arms designer. [Read More…]

Rifle Rack Ideas

A nice example of a rifle and bow rack from Eric300 at RimFireCentral.com. I really like a nice publicly displayed rifle rack but these days I think it is just to much of a security risk. [UPDATE: Unfortunately some of the photos were removed] Hat Tip: [Read More…]