Thursday, April 19, 2018

SureFire Field Notes Ep. 23

In this episode, Steve Fisher talks about why having a hand held flashlight is important.

From: SureFire

CMMG Banshee & DefCan 22

TWANGnBANG is back with his reviews. This time, using the CMMG Banshee with DefCan 22


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Turkish Mauser/Enfield Hybrid Rifle

"Enfauser" is the name of this design of mixed heritage.

From: Forgotten Weapons

R. Lee Ermey passes

R. Lee Ermey is widely known for his role as the Marine Drill Instructor in 'Full Metal Jacket'. On Sunday, April 16th, he passed away from complications from pneumonia. He was 74 years old.

His role in the movie won him nomination for Golden Globe. He also appeared as helicopter pilot in 'Apocalypse Now'

'The Gunny', as he was known, was also spokes person for Glock. He appeared in public events such as NRA Annual Meetings and SHOT Shows as well as some commercials for Glock

He also hosted the show 'Mail Call' and 'Lock n' Load' on History Channel.

Here is a video of bloopers he made on the show

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Steyr-Solothurn MP34

LAV shows this SMG made by company purchased by Germans to skirt the treaty.

This video is a lot shorter than what Ian from Forgotten Weapons did, but has more professionally done video

From: Vickers Tactical

KitBadger reviews Nightfighter 101

KitBadger took the NightFighter from SIG academy, taught by Kyle Lamb of Viking Tactics

From: KitBadger

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Danish military chooses SIG P320 X-Carry

Danish military needed to update its standard issue side arm and were testing several candidates including Glock, Canik, and Beretta. It decided on P320

From: Soldier Systems Daily

SIG Model U from WW2

SIG worked on developing semi-auto rifle, just like other manufacturers at the time

From: Forgotten Weapons

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Colt Model 1971

Colt tried to make a pistol that could replace the aging 1911. The prototype was shown here.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

OSS Flying Dragon

This was one of attempts by OSS to develop a silent gun to take out sentry

From: Forgotten Weapons

Leupold Mark 5 HD Scope

Leupold has been upping there game in scopes for DMR roll.

From: MrGunsnGear

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Surefire EDCL2-T

MrGunsnGear uploaded his review of this 1200 lumen light

From: MrGunsnGear

Russian PPSH-43

This SMG was covered before by others, but let's take a look at it again. This particular gun is a post-sample.

From: Iraqveteran8888

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Haley Strategic D3FT Combat light

SureFire and Haley Strategic collaborated and came up with this handy light.

  • Uses one 123A battery
  • 500 lumens

Price: $169

available from

From: Haley Strategic

McCarty's Peculiar Revolver

This is another of the weird designs that tried to get more than a single digit rounds in to the revolver

From: Forgotten Weapons

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Colt Pocket Hammerless Model M prototype

Ian shows this post-WW2 prototpe pistol, an update to the classic Pocket Hammerless pistol.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Aimpoint Comp M5 Micro Red Dot

MrGunsnGear shares his review of the new small red dot from Aimpoint

Garand Thumb also has a review up

From: MrGunsnGear, Garand Thumb

Monday, April 2, 2018

Korth PRS

Korth made some expensive guns and this is one of them.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Length of pull

LAV shares his tip on which length of pull to have

From: Vickers Tactical

Hall's Patent Clock Gun

Need a way to scare birds but don't want to do it every hour on the hour? Here's mechanical solution

From: Forgotten Weapons