Building your own AR-15 from an 80% lower has become a popular hobby. Of course, there are many other firearms you can build from scratch as well: everything from a 1911 to a 10/22. Firearm manufacturing is a highly regulated industry, and everyone wants to stay within the bounds of the law. So, what is, and […]
Ahead of the 2017 SHOT Show, FightLite Industries announced a new weapon system called the MXR. The MXR is a pistol caliber system that started life as a submachine gun (SMG) for international law enforcement needs. However, the project has morphed and semi-automatic pistol and rifle versions will be available to US customers as well.
Right now, the National Rifle Association is offering an incredible discount on lifetime memberships. For a limited time, the memberships are down to only $600. This is a drop of $900! These discounts are only available through an NRA recruiter, and I am one. To get this incredible deal, click here. This is a great […]
(Ed. Note: This article was originally written before the new Taurus Spectrum was announced. The new pine of pistols was officially launched at the SHOT Show, and up to date information and photos can be found on my SHOT Show news page here.) Ready for the new year? Taurus is with the colorful new Spectrum […]
If you are running a pistol caliber AR carbine, or carry a Glock handgun to back up your rifle, TriTech Tactical has a pair of new grips that may interest you. These grips store a Glock magazine in them. Designed as a replacement for the standard A2-type grip found on most AR pattern rifles, the TriTech […]
The folks at Rand CLP are now offering a grease for your guns: H.A.W.G. Heavy Applications Weapons Grease, or H.A.W.G., is a non-toxic weapon lube that was originally developed for use on heavy machine guns like the Ma Deuce. Heavy machine guns generate a lot of heat, pressure and wear on their parts which necessitate […]
IMR Legendary Powders announced a new family of propellents that should appeal to a range of hand loading enthusiasts. The new powders are suitable for both shotshell and handgun cartridges. IMR states that the shotshell powders were designed to match the existing bushing charts so your current gear should work fine with the powders.
A recently formed Nevada company, Full Conceal, Inc., is showing a new prototype product online called the FC-G17 that might be one of the worst ideas for a handgun that I’ve seen in a long time. The FC-G17 appears to be an 80% receiver kit with a chopped grip and rail attachment. The receiver appears […]
New rifles like the Skeli X11 are fun. Any time a gun manufacturer deviates from the mainstream, it causes the geek in me to take notice and try to get into the minds of the design team behind the weapon. At first blush, the new X11 promises a number of interesting things to examine and ponder.
Truglo announced a new red dot optic as we approach the 2017 SHOT Show. The new optic, called the Tru-Tec Xtreme, is a non-magnifying optic with a variable brightness 2 MOA reticle.