Friday, November 30, 2012

How S&W M&P is made

Outdoor Channel uploaded a short video from Shooting USA that shows how a S&W M&P is made

From: JGolob blog

S&W M&P accuracy

Speaking of S&W, there has been some controversy over M&P's accuracy. Hilton Yam has looked at the issue and gives a tip on how to handle the situation.

Building a carbine DVD from Panteao

Panteao Production will release 'Building a Carbine' with Dean Caputo. It focusses on building AR15 style carbines. DVD will ship out in December

Price: $37.49

Surefire suppressor ad

Surefire uploaded this ad about their suppressor

From: Surefire

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Magpul Heat Soak test

Here's vid #9 of Magpul Gen M3 magazine test.

From: Magpul

Tango Down Rail mounted front sight prototype

Grey Group has photos of Tango Down rail mounted front sight. It is designed to be placed in front of Surefire X300, Inforce light or other mounted light. This design seems to be a way to mount tactical lights on top of gun without interfereing with other parts.

Currently, several available options for mounting tactical lights at 12 o'clock position is 1) Daniel Defense rail systems 2) Mossie Midnight mount

This would be an interesting item to look for

From: Grey Group

10-8 Custom M&P

10-8 is going to sell Customized M&P. These are built from base guns they have and has a list of features incorporated in to it. APEX parts, Melonite finish, 10-8 sights, magazine pads, enhancement and reliability work by Hilton Yam.

To get this, get on their email newsletter since only subscribers will get the sales notification.

Price: $1475(9mm), $1300(.40S&W)

From: 10-8 performance

DeSantis Pocket Shot holster for Ruger LCP

DeSantis has Pocket Shot holster for Ruger LCP with Crimson Trace LG-431. Style #110

Price: $39.99

From: DeSantis

1 million Euro rifle

This rifle was made by a master craftsman from Austria and there is only one of its kind. That is real diamond and gold on the gun as well as ivory parts. In some parts diamonds were embedded in to gold veins. You can view more up-close photos on Blue book og Gun Values website

From: Blue book of gun values

Benelli corrects Charlie Sheen's mistake

According to TMZ,

A rep for Benelli USA -- which manufactures the famed Super 90 shotgun -- tells TMZ, the semi-automatic shotgun might also just "make a lot of smaller holes," depending on the distance.
But one thing's for sure, the rep tells us, laughing, "It's impossible for him to blow someone's head clean off."

From: TMZ

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Combat Mindset with Paul Howe

Panteao production released Combat Mindset with Paul Howe.

It covers on mindset, not shooting techniques. DVD is going to be $49.99 but order it before 12/26 and get 25% discount. (Or you can sign up for Panteao streaming and get 25% off your registration.

Warning: This video contains disturbing content.

From: Panteao Productions

Magpul PMAG test #8 - Dust test

Magpul uploaded video of PMAG Gen M3 dust test.

From: Magpul

Viking Tactics Bungee Sling

Kyle Lamb uploaded video that goes over installation and operation of Viking Tactics Bungee Sling .

From: Viking Tactics

Arsenal Firearms double barrel 1911 approved by ATF

Arsenal Firearm's double barrel 1911 has been granted import permission by ATF. It is supposedly going to be available in 2013.

From: Arsenal Firearms

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Tavor pics

maleante from posted photos of Tavor that will be available for US market. You can read the original post on that thread for all the info.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Cyber Monday deals

More Cyber Monday deals

Wilson Combat and 5.11 Tactical has Cyber Monday deals going on. Shooting Wire has some links for other deals.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Surefire Cyber Monday sale

Surefire will have 25% sale on select items on Cyber Monday. You can see partial list of items here

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Precision shooting tip

Doug Keonig give some basic tips about precision pistol shooting.

From: NSSF

More holiday deals

Julie Golob has a limited time deal where you can get an autographed bookmark with purchase of her book SHOOT. Offer is limited to the first 100 online entries and ends 12/7

Crimson Trace has Holiday sale 2012 that gives between $20 to $50 off laser sights and tactiacal weapon lights.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

2013 New guns preview

Beretta96Inox at posted distributor information for new guns coming soon in 2013

Some interesting notes:

-IWI Tavor with 16.5" barrel will have MSRP of $2599($2014 wholesale), 18" with MSRP $1999(wholesale $1586)

-Uzi Pro 9mm with 4.5" barrel $1099 MSRP, $898 wholesale.

-Colt CMC Marine .45ACP will be $1995(MSRP), $1690 wholsale

-SIG P227 will be $993 MSRP, $696 wholesale

-Walther PPK/S in .22LR, $399.99 MSRP, $342.22 wholesale, while PPX will be $449.99(MSRP), $341.11 wholesale.


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Calendars for 2013

Magpul's new 2013 calendar is now shipping. It is $12.95

Wilson Combat also has their calendar out

From: Magpul, Wilson Combat

MAC tours Windham Weaponry

Military Arms Channel tours Wimdham Weaponry factory. Nice to know that most of Bushmaster staff were retained.

and they do have sense of humor. From 2012 SHOT show

From: Military Arms Channel

Inforce WML-HSP

Haley Strategic is taking pre-orders for Inforce WML-HSP with Momentary On Only activation switch. It emits 200 lumens and can run upto 90 minutes. Total weight with battery is 3 oz. It is expected to be shipped out in December.

Price: $109

From: Haley Strategic

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Panteao Production uploads Down Zero

Panteao production uploaded their video Down Zero on their Youtube account. Enjoy!

From: Panteao production

Bianchi The Professional Tuckable

This is latest edition of 100T Professional Tuckable inside-the-waistband holster. It has a C-clip that wraps around the belt enabling it to be worn with a tucked-in shirt.
The clip is adjustable. Exterior is suede-lined.

Price: $64

Wilson Combat Black Friday sale

Wilson Combat is doing sale on Black Friday and say s price will be posted on Wednesday 6pm CST

From: Wilson Combat

OCATS review

Shooting Wire has a review of OCATS. This is a system that can record your shots using camera and PC.

From: Shooting Wire

Monday, November 19, 2012

Aeroprecision lower manufacturing vid

Aeroprecision uploaded video of how they make their AR lowers

From: Aeroprecision

More Black Friday deals

Dick's Sporting Goods will have Remington 700 Varmint(various calibers) for $349.98 after $100 mail in rebate

Brownells is having a promotion and on Thanksgiving Day customers get 10% discount on orders of $150 or more.

This ends Monday 11/26

Sunday, November 18, 2012

More Costa Leg Rigs on the way

Last time Costa's Leg Rig sold out within 30 minutes. So here comes the third batch.

It will be available Monday 1pm EST.

Price: $139.95

From: Soldier Systems

Cover in a home

Loose Rounds blog is currently shooting inside a house to test what is a cover and what is not.

From: Loose rounds

Wilson Combat and Larry Vickers?

Wilson Combat recently posted a photo with Vickers Tactical logo on the grip. It looks like something maybe in the works.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

GS: Muzzle Devices 101

Gear Scout has an excellent article on muzzle devices. It goes through factors to consider when buying one and describes some famous ones.

From: Gear Scout

Black and White

Haley Strategic's Brannon LeBouef talks about one of things that a person with CCW should think about. While the letter of the law is clear cut(at least theoretically, most of the time), there are some areas that are not so clear in real life.

From: Haley Strategic

Bullets2Bandages Bullet Bottle Openers

This can opener is made with brass from military-grade ammunition. It comes either in .50 BMG or 7.62 X 51mm. 7.62 version is also a key chain.

Price $14.99 - $24.99

From: Soldier Systems, Bullets 2 bandages

Friday, November 16, 2012

GD: Whiz wheel review

Gun Digest has an article on Whiz Wheel.It is a device that enables shooters to calculate ballistics. These are cusotm made with information provided by the shooter such as ammunition, barrel twist rate, scope height above centerline of the bore, chrono readings.

Shooter has to deal with Density Altitude and range. It is good upto 1100 yards

From: Gun Digest

Slick Guns Black Friday listings has a section for Black Friday deals on guns and related items.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Tango Down Flip Grip coming soon

Flip Grip is a convertible AR grip thought up by those who work in PSD. You can use it as a ergular AR grip or rotate to use on a PDW, SBR in confined space or shortened stock. It also has an aggressive texture to help with grip.

Price: $76.95

From: Net Tac

Barnes TAC-XPD Defense Ammunition

TAC-XPD ammunition will be released in early 2013. It comes in a box of 20 rounds for following calibers.

*80 Auto 80 grain TAC-XP
*40 S&W 140 grain TAC-XP
*9mm Luger 115 grain TAC-XP +P
*45 Auto 185 grain TAC-XP +P

Dan Wesson temporarily closed

Dan Wesson Firearms will be closed until the end of the year due to yesterday's fire damage. Orders made through CZ-USA will not be lost, just delayed. Parts and warranty claims will experience delays.

From: Ammo Land

Donal Trump's guns

It's no secret that Donal Trump owns guns, and according to Washington Times, it's a “H&K .45 and a .38 Smith & Wesson.”

From: Washington Times

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

IDPA Triple Crown report

Balloon Goes Up has an excellent report of IDPA Triple Crown held in Oxford NC.

Also, here's some stage video by Ben Berry. He has a few more on his channel.

From: Ballon Goes Up, Ben Berry

Criteria for selecting defensive pistol

DownRangeTV has an excerpt from Mike Seeklander's new book. This excerpt deals with criteria for choosing a defensive pistol.

As many can guess, reliability is important.

From: Down Range TV

More 2013 new guns news

Guns Holsters and Gear has more new gun news from 2012 NASGW Expo.

SIG P227 is supposed to be a double stack .45 ACP pistol that looks like P226. SIG also has a SMG that partially resembles AR lower.

Edit(11/28): More info on the SMG can be found at Tactical-Life

From: Guns Holsters and Gear

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Raven Concealment ModuLoader Frames

ModuLoader Frames were designed for attaching High Speed Gear's Taco products to belt instead of using MOLE/PALS belts.

Orders can be made on Black Friday(11/23) and should arrive before Christmas. Price will range from $19.99 to $29.99

From: Raven Concealment

Travis Haley on .300 Blackout

Travis Haley reviews .300 Blackout caliber. There are some interesting bits like shooting from 750m away with a short barreled rifle.

From: Haley Strategic

Walther PPX video preview

Gallery of Guns has a sneak peek of Walther PPX. This is supposed to be an entry pistol for Walther with price at $449 MSRP

AK documentary

Russia Times made a documentary regarding AK rifle. Near 23:19 mark, you can see some accessories.

From: Russia Times

Monday, November 12, 2012

AETi Costa edition M&P 9 photos

Photographer Ted Tae took some great photos of AETi Chris Costa edition M&P9s

Walther PPX

Guns Holsters and Gear has photos of Walther's new pistol, PPX. This is a hammer-fired pistol from Walther chambered in 9mm or .40S&W. It has a consistant trigger pull, and magazine release is more of a traditional shape.

Price is expected to be $499 for black, $549 for duo-tone

Go to their website to check out some nice photos.

From: Guns Holsters and Gear

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Crimson Trace Veteran's day deal

Crimson trace is giving 11% off on all orders through their website with the discount code VETERANS2012

From: Crimson Trace

Surefire EDC recommendations

Surefire's EDC recommendation starrs Maggie Reese.

From: Surefire

Caracal review

The Way of Multigun reviewed Caracal F version. His review is more about how a gun shoots then going through specifications of the gun, making it worth reading.

From: The Way of the Multigun

Surefire 60 round magazine review

GunsAmerica reviewed Surefire 60 round magazine. Article itself is ok, but the video they took is more fun with massive ammo dump.

From: GunsAmerica

Thursday, November 8, 2012

New Smith & Wesson Performance Center guns

SW1911 Enhanced Action

Smith & Wesson Performance Center announced the new Model SW1911 Enhanced Action.

It has 3.5 - 4lbs trigger pull, throated barrel, precision Crowned Muzzle, polished feedramp and more features.

Price: $1539

Optics ready M41 pistol
S&W updated this classic gun with 5.5 inch barrel so it can take various optics. It has a wonderful 2.75 to 3.25 lbs trigger pull.

Price: $1579

M&P9 Series C.O.R.E

C.O.R.E (Competition Optics Ready Equipment) is specialized platform for adding accessory optics. Users can add Trijicon RMR, C-More STS, Leupold DeltaPoint, Doctor Insight MRDS and JPoint to the slide without sending it to gunsmith to cut it. The gun is available in M&P9 and 40 series, as wellas Pro series for both calibers.

Price: $729

From: Smith & Wesson

Clint Smith Defensive Logic preview

Clint Smith has a new video that discusses issues such as likely problems to encounter, mental preparation.
You can order from here

Price: $35

Streamlight TLR-4 Weapon Light and Laser review

Gunmart has review of Streamlight TLR-4. Some of key feature is the rail key system that allows the light to be mounted on various rail systems.

From: Gun Mart blog

Crossbreed Appendix Carry

Crossbreed has a new item for appendix carry. It has one standard metal belt clip and is designed for 2 o'clock position.

Price: $62.50

Hornady 2013 New products overview

Hornady uploaded an overview video of their 2013 line up

From: Hornady

Monday, November 5, 2012

New updated Armalite rifles

Armalite updated its rifles.

AR-30A1 now has muzzle brakes with threads that are standard for suppressor industry(no need for adapter). .338 Lapua version has 26" barrel, .300 Win Mag has 24" barrel. There is Standard rifle and Target Rifle version. Target Rifle version comes with adjustable stock.

Price is from $3264 to $3599

AR-50A1 is now available in 416 Barrett caliber

Price: $3359

AR-10A4 Law Enforcement Carbine is chambered in .308 and has 16 inch barrel. It has ERGO F93 Stock.

Price: $2199

From: Armalite

New Frank Proctor video

SuperSetCA posted another great video of Frank Proctor teaching a class.

From: SuperSetCA

Tactical Distributor Free shipping deal

Tactical Distributor is offering free shipping on orders of $75 or more. It starts 11/5

From: Tactical Distributor

Sunday, November 4, 2012

The Test

ssdsurf shows how to do The Test developed by Larry Vickers and Ken Hackathorn.

10 yards, 10 rounds, 10 seconds. From low ready position

GA: SAR Arms photos

Guns & Ammo has photos from their tour of SAR Arms(Sarsilmaz). Full article is available in the Shotgun News. Sarsilmaz is reknown for fine shotguns and CZ 75 copies.

From: Guns & Ammo

Friday, November 2, 2012

APEX Glock Extractor for Gen4

APEX's Glock Failure Resistant Extractor for Gen4 is now available on their website. Each package contains 1 extractor and extractor spring. Gen 3 model will be out in near future.

From: APEX

2012 IDPA Nationals infographic

IDPA blog posted infographic from the 2012 IDPA Nationals.

Compared to the Carolina Cup, Glock, S&W, Kimber and Springfield lost some percentage, but other category and Wilson Combat gained some.

From: IDPA blog

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Surviving Sikh Temple Shooting

Lt. Brian Murphy recalls Sikh Temple Shooting at Oak Creek, Wisconsin. There are several points that is worth mentioning. To those who are really into self-defensive shooting points would be familiar.

He remembered his training - "in a high-risk incident I will survive." 

"I'm not going out like this. I'm not going out in a parking lot."

From: JS Online

Haley Strategic Thorntail Offset Mount

Haley Strategic released their Thorntail offset mount(45 degrees). It works for all picatinny rail mounted weapon lights

Price: $50

Gun Noob's Julie Golob interview

Gun Noob has a nice interview with Julie Golob. This interview also talks about positive attitude she developed over the years and other topics that is usually not present in firearm related articles.

From: Gun Noob