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Round of the week, the 950 JDJ

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. […]

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Round of the week, the 2.7mm Kolibri Auto

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 […]

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Cars are unreliable or the 1911 is not

  Cars are unreliable. That is a ridiculous statement, right? Of course it is, and the same goes for “1911s are unreliable”. As there are too many manufactures of automobiles to easily count, the same thing could be said for 1911s. Also, some do it right and many others not so much.  The 1911 is […]

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Colt Defense LLC and New Colt Holding Corp. Merge

From the Colt website “Colt in the Media” tab “West Hartford, Conn.  – Colt Defense LLC, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rifles and carbines for the military, law enforcement and sporting markets, has acquired New Colt Holding Corp., the parent company of Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of […]

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