Friday, March 30, 2018

Noreen Firearms ULR .50 BMG

Chris Bartocci shows this bolt action .50 BMG rifle

From: Chris Bartocci

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Michael Voight passes away

Michael Voight, a competition shooter and consultant to SureFire, passed away recently. He also served as the president of the USPSA a few years ago.

Here is a video he made with SureFire

Czech VZ. 58

LAV made a short video about the Czech beauty

From: Vickers Tactical

Taurus 709 SLIM

MrGunsnGear looks at the CCW oriented pistol. It is not curbed so that's a good start

From: MrGunsnGear

Monday, March 26, 2018

Gun Guys Ep 4

Ken Hackathorn talks about 1911 and some stories from old times.

From: Wilson Combat

Saturday, March 24, 2018

How To Establish Natural Point Of Aim

MrGunsnGear shows you how to improve your shooting by setting up a good natural point of aim

From: MrGunsnGear

Firearm news from USACOM sniper competition

A few interesting tid bits came out today from Soldier Systems

1. USSOCOM adopts 6.5 Creedmoor
Military has been looking at calibers that would enhance shooting and there were several candidates. USSOCOM ran its own evaluation and decided on 6.5 Creedmoor over 260 Remington. Both performed just about the same but 6.5 CM had more room for various loads.

2. Knight's Armaments LMG has been updated. This was one of two guns used to evaluate Intermediate Caliber.

3. At the same time, Geissele came up with M110 improvement package

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Friday, March 23, 2018

UK vz.59 Czech Universal Machine Gun

Ian looks at the MG in 7.62x54R

From: Forgotten Weapons

FN 509

MrGunsnGear looks at the FN's submission to MHS trial, or the civilian version thereof.

From: MrGunsnGear

Monday, March 19, 2018

Stoner 63

Ian shows a Stoner that is going on auction. The video probably has the best description of how modular it is

From: Forgotten Weapons

USMC to adopt MHS

The Firearm Blog is reporting that US Marine Corps will also adopt MHS.

From: The Firearm Blog

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Akyls Defense ZK-22

Chris Bartocci continues his videos with Akyls Defense.

From: Chris Bartocci

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Beretta 38A

Ian shoots this SMG that was available around WW2 era

From: Forgotten Weapons


LAV gives a primer on this rifle

From: Vickers Tactical

Friday, March 16, 2018

H&K Rifles

Soldier Systems Daily has some pics of latest variations of HK433 ver 4 and HK416A7

Both are using H&K's RAL8000 color.


HK416 is using a grip that looks very similar to VP9 grip design. It says backstraps can be changed using different inserts.

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Steyr-Solothurn S1-100

Ian looks at this firearm that is probably a Japanese contract one.

From: Forgotten Weapons

SureFire M300C 500 Lumen Mini Scout

MrGunsnGear looks at the new SureFire M300C 500 Lumen Mini Scout Weapon Light

From: MrGunsnGear

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Hi-Point C9

MrGunsnGear reviews this infamous gun and also has a maintenance video

From: MrGunsnGear

Blackwater Ammunition

Erik Prince, founder of PMC company Blackwater is jumping in to ammunition manufacturing business. The company will be a subsidiary of Precision Ballistic Manufacturing in Malta.

Commercial lines will come in black boxes, Mil/Pol in tan boxes

Calibers offered this year is

.45 ACP
.223 REM/5.56×45
.308 WIN/7.62×51
12.7×99/.50 BMG
specialized 12 guage shells for antiriot control

In 2019,
.40 S&W
.338 Lapua Magnum
other proprietary military/police ammunition

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Monday, March 12, 2018

Crye Precision price change

Crye Precision announced they will change prices on its products starting March 15th. Some products will benefit from improved manufacturing process while others will see increase in price

Products that will see discount

    Jumpable Plate Carrier (JPC)
    JPC 2.0
    JPC 2.0 Swimmer Cut
    JPC E-Doff Kit
    CAGE Plate Carrier
    Peltor Adapter Set
    Compact Assault Ghillie
    AVS Customization Kit
    AVS Low Profile Belt
    LVS 6x6 Tactical Soft Armor Pouch Set
    LVS 6x9 Tactical Soft Armor Pouch Set

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Darne "Canardière Portatif" Shoulder-Fired Punt Gun

Forgotten Weapons looks at this small punt gun up for auction in James D. Julia Auction.

Punt guns were used to spread as many pellets as possible to catch as many birds. If you want to see big punt guns. just google the picture. Yes. It's that shoulder gun pic from the past.

From: Forgotten Weapons

LAV on zeroing rifle

LAV shares his tip on how to zero your rifle

If you are going for 100m zero, 2 inches below should work well. for 50m zero, 1 inch below the x can be a bit faster

Also, if you have astigmatism, the red dot starts to look crooked.

From: Vickers Tactical

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Desert Tech MDR

Ian and Karl reviewed the Desert Tech MDR. Th video is from SHOT Show Media Day

Warning: Slight use of F-word

From: InRange TV

Enforce TAC

Soldier Systems has some interesting items

SIG's USSOCOM Squad-Variable Powered Scope

This scope is similar to SIG Sauer's TANGO 6, but supposedly there are some differences.

H&K Gen 3 magazine

Heckler & Koch showed their third generation polymer magazine.

Tactical Pro Gear's Rapid Deployment Plate Carrier

This plate carrier has incorporated magazine slots and SERE buckles

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Switch Shoulder Drill

LAV shows how you can efficiently switch shoulders. In the video he focusses on how to work with slings as well

From: Vickers Tactical

Aklys Defense rifles

Chris Bartocci shows AKSV "Velociraptor" with integrated suppressor and some changes

There is Falcata Heavy AR .308 rifle as well and some more information about the suppressor as well

From: Chris Bartocci

Thursday, March 8, 2018

SureFire Field Notes - Handgun Red Dot Sights

John Spears of Forge Tactical shares his knowledge regarding the ed dot sight on pistol

From: SureFire

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

UZI submachinegun

Ian shows this iconic gun around. If you were a child of 80s, you'd have fond memories of this gun.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Maintaining Ruger LCP pistol

MrGunsnGear shows how to maintain.

From: MrGunsnGear

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Norton DP-75

This pistol has an interesting background, even its design and origin

From: Forgotten Weapons

New NIJ standard coming

National Institute of Justice is taking in public comments for new NIJ standard. Instead of Level II, IIa, III and so forth, it will use more descriptive terms such as Handgun I, II and Rifle I, II, and III

You can look at page 7 and 8 for what type of ammunition will be in each class.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Model 1916 Lebel Sniper rifle from WW1

Ian looks at this rare sniper rifle from WW1. The number available in collector's market is quite small.

From: Forgotten Weapons

SKS full disassembly

Iraqveteran8888 goes over how to detail strip a SKS and clean it.

From: Iraqveteran8888