Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Sunngard Automatic pistol

This Norweigian pistol held 50 rounds of .25 caliber rounds. It utilizes interesting magazine retention mechanism. It didn't become the first issued pistol with magazine capacity greater than 10 rounds.

From: Forgotten Weapons

9mm Colt carbines and its history

Chris Bartocci goes over the history of 9mm Colt Carbines. The video is 47 minutes long.

From: Small Arms Solutions

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Honey Badger Q

Kit Badger went to Q's factory and went over the Honey Badger rifle.

From: Kit Badger

Friday, July 27, 2018

South African Galils

Ian goes over licensed Galils produced in South Africa. The video is 30 minutes long but if you are interested in variants from South Africa it is worth it.

From: Forgotten Weapons

OLight reviews

There are two videos reviewing two Olight products.

MrGunsnGear looks at M1T Raider, an EDC light

Iraqveteran8888 looks at the PL Mini Weaponlight

From: MrGunsnGear, IraqVeteran8888

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Gun Guys - Ep. 08

Here, Ken Hackathorn and Bill Wilson talk about why they use 9mm often now instead of .45 acp

From: Wilson Combat

Hafdasa HA and the Zonda

Ian shows goes over these rare open-bolt pistols

From: Forgotten Weapons

FN 509 Tactical

Firearm Rack took a look at this new pistol from FN. It has some details that helps with improved red dot mounting on slide.

From: The Firearm Rack

Monday, July 23, 2018

Cobray Terminator

Ian decided to see how this shotgun shoots.

Here is the review video Ian covered before

From: Forgotten Weapons

History of Aimpoint & The Comp M4/M5

Ian and Karl discuss Aimpoint's history and some of details that went in to the design.

From: InRangeTV

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Ian goes over this weapon that never got to see actual war, but has some interesting background after the war

From: Forgotten Weapons

Friday, July 20, 2018

Thompson and MP5

The second interview with Ken Hackathorn is here and this time it is about Thompson SMG and MP5

There are some interesting things about operation of MP5 as well.

From: Forgotten Weapons

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Vickers Tactical Carry Trigger GLOCK

Larry Vickers worked with TangoDown to come out with this new trigger for Glocks

It's a flat faced polymer trigger. It uses the same material as the OEM trigger instead of metals like many aftermarket triggers. LAV himself posted on Soldier Systems Daily that this came as a request by a Federal LE counter terrorism unit.

The take-up is the same as factory trigger, but over-travel was shortened.

There are two versions - one for Gen3 and Gen4, other for Gen5

Gen3, Gen4, G42, and G43


Price is $37.95

OSS "Stinger" Covert Cigarette Guns

Here is another interesting gun that was used by OSS(precursor to CIA)

From: Forgotten Weapons

Henry Frontier Threaded

TWANGnBANG reviews this lever action with threaded barrel for easier suppressor use and related changes


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Magpul Eyewears

Magpul is jumping in to eyewear market.


There are three models(Explorer, Terrain, and Summit) with 7 different lens colors available and 3 frame colors

Magpul says the glasses meet MILSPEC(MIL-PRF 32432), ANSI Z87.1 high impact and ANSI/ISEA Z87.1 industrial safety standards

From the looks of it, Explorer is closer to everyday eyewear, while Terrain and Summit are for more rigorous activities.

From: Magpul

Field Notes Ep. 29

In this episode, Jared Reston talks about not outshooting your brain, i.e. reacting without thinking.

From: SureFire

How Pakistan tested to find their new rifle

Proofmark LLC's John Kennedy posted on Soldier Systems Daily his experience with Pakistan's search for a new rifle.


It's a long read, but gives a good inside look at how the process went. Also, read the comments section for more interesting tidbits.

From: Soldier Systems Daily

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Halbek Device

Ian shoots FAL equipped with this device devised to reduce muzzle rise

From: Forgotten Weapons

Magpul Suppressor Cover now available

Magpul is now shipping 5.5 Suppressor Cover.


Price: $99.95

From: Magpul

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Hungarian AMD-65

LAV posted a video about this interesting variant.

From: Vickers Tactical


Ian shows this interesting gun made by Llama that looks like a pair of eyeglasses

From: Forgotten Weapons

Surefire M600DF

MrGunsnGear reviewed this Dual Fuel version of the Scout light. The review also includes some comparisons with similar Surefire product(M300C and M600U.

From: MrGunsnGear

Friday, July 13, 2018

South African gun laws

Ian made a video about gun laws in South Africa

From: Forgotten Weapons

King Abdullah II and Prince Hussein

King Abdullah II of Jordan enjoys a day of father-son bonding with his son Prince Hussein

DOJ, SAF Reach Settlement in Defense Distributed Lawsuit

In 2013, Department of Justice hit Defense Distributed with ITAR for posting 3D printed gun design. Second Amendment Foundation fought with Defense Distributed and announced they reached a settlement.

-DOJ acknowledges that non-automatic firearms up to .50 cal are not inherently militaristic in nature.
-Export of technical information is regulated by the Commerce Department

You can read more from


From: The Shooting Wire

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

World's Biggest Black Powder Cannon

Ian shows this big cannon that never got to see a combat, but has a very interesting mechanism for operation.

From: Forgotten Weapons

SIG Rattler

Chris Bartocci reviews this PDW.

From: Chris Bartocci

Soviet Experimental 6mm Sniper Rifle

The Firearm Blog has an interesting experimental bullpup rifle Soviets worked on. It used 6x49mm cartridge.


From: The Firearm Blog

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Larry Vickers – One Hand Shooting

LAV shares his tip on how to shoot one handed.

Shooting with weak hand is something a lot of people should practice as well.

From: Wilson Combat

Maxim MG 08

Othias of C&Rsenal and Iraqveteran8888 decided to bring out this historical machinegun

From: Iraqveteran8888

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Suppressor Myths

SIG Sauer made a video debunking myths regarding suppressors with John Hollister

From: SIG Sauer

A Well-Traveled Luger

This Luger is mechanically plain, but the markings on the gun tell a very long posession starting from Weimar era

From: Forgotten Weapons

Monday, July 2, 2018

Japanese Type 11 LMG

NRApubs has a good video on Japanese Type 11 LMG. This part of 'I Have This Old Gun Series'

From: NRAPub

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Lionheart Industries Regulus Modular Pistol preview

The Firearm Rack has some information regarding this new version of Lionheart LH series, based off of Daewoo DP51


From: The Firearm Rack

Neostead 2000

This is also a part of South Africa's design that looks like KelTec's KSG, but the inner workings are really different.

From: Forgotten Weapons