Here are some photos from this past years SHOT show. If you did not get to make it there this should give you a pretty good idea of how it was.
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Some of the firearms we saw. Colt Lightweight Commander .45 Auto Colt Delta Elite 10mm Auto Colt New Frontier .45 Colt Colt Single Action Army .45 Colt Colt LE 6943 Colt SWORD Colt Mustang polymer receiver .380 Auto Colt Wiley Clapp Commander .45 Auto Colt LT 6720 MPMG Colt AR display Colt LE display Colt […]
Very cool website showing high speed ballistic photography. Click here
MAGPUL Industries Corp. (founded in 1999, located in Colorado) stated their multi-million dollar business would be leaving Colorado if HB13-1224 and further anti-gun legislation was passed. It did pass and they Magpul made good on their promise. Duane Liptak, director of product management and marketing of MAPGUL , has announced they will be moving to […]
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 […]
Pocket Bottlerocket. the Diamondback .380 Auto Anyone who knows anything about defending themselves with a handgun will tell you that it is not the ideal tool as far as stopping power. A handgun is a compromise between stopping power, reliability and size. With the first two being arguably the most important. You would be better […]