Benchmade is a very innovative company. A quick search on their website will yield everything from collector to tactical knives. They seem to cover all the bases. Fixed blade, folder, assisted opening and auto. Why carry a knife? Everyone has heard the old wisdom… Never bring a knife to a gunfight. Obviously we all […]
Archive | December, 2013
The 585 Nyati can be considered the most powerful round chambered for a shoulder fired rifle. Before you start to correct me on the .50 BMG being more powerful (and you are right) it is not generally considered an offhand shoulder fired cartridge. Here you see it compared to the 30-30 Winchester The 585 Nyati […]
Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 has passed away at 94 on December 23.
I am all about “you get what you pay for” and realize that statement is almost always true. When deciding on equipment that you may have to use in defense of yourself that is not the time for bargain shopping. I have been on the fence for some time about adding a light to my […]
The venerable 30-’06 on the left as compared to the 950 JDJ on right. A 95 caliber projectile weighing in at 3600 grains and with a muzzle velocity of 2200 fps delivering 38600 foot pounds of energy is close to the limit of what a rifle cartridge can be. Here you have the 950 JDJ. […]
The 2.7mm Kolibri Auto as compared to the .22 Long Rifle The 2.7mm Kolibri Auto is (as far as I know) the smallest commercially available centerfire round that has ever been produced. It is the idea of Franz Pfannl, an Austrian watchmaker and was patented in 1910 and introduced in 1914. It was fired from […]