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IMPD are Investigating Robbery Involving Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

IMPD are Investigating Robbery Involving Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police responded to an incomplete 911 call from the 7300 block of Hague Road around 8:30pm Tuesday.  When they arrived, the homeowner told them he and his sister had been tied up and robbed at gunpoint by three men who pretended to be police officers.  This man said he answered a knock at the door at 8:20 to find three white males in their twenties wearing hooded sweatshi... »

Beretta AR-70/90: The Patriot

Beretta AR-70/90: The Patriot

In spite of the well-developed defense industry, primarily oriented towards small arms, Italian Armed Forces have been using a clone of M1 Garand rifle up to 1990. The BM-59 was a big, heavy battle rifle firing .308 Winchester (7.62×51 NATO) ammunition, which had already become obsolete as far as modern assault rifles are concerned. The main reason for its replacement was that rifles were vir... »

The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

The reasons for disappearance of .404 Jeffery caliber can be traced to the shortage of ammunition in markets, as well as decreased interest in weapons that use it. It’s a pity that such a cartridge, which can parry .375 H&H magnum and .458 Win. Mag. is almost completely forgotten. At the turn of 19th century, .450/.400 NE 3” started taking over as a favorite rimmed cartridge in dangerous hunts... »

Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

Affluent hunters don’t buy their rifles in gun stores. For many of them a production rifle just won’t do, no matter how well-made it is. What they are looking for is a highly customized hunting piece. Although the demand for custom hunting weapons is on the downward slope, a handful of master gunsmiths still survive, inspiring awe with their products and innovation. One of them is the Austrian gun... »

RX Helix: Don’t Mess with Merkel

RX Helix: Don’t Mess with Merkel

The new Merkel RX Helix was designed as a revolutionary direct action hunting rifle. Now, after almost three years, this fine rifle has taken a high place on the hunting rifles’ market. We will explore the details of its operation and introduce the models and versions thatwere derived from the basic RX Helix design. In the central Germany, in the Federal State of Thuringia, a region covered in den... »

Blaser BD14: Gentlemen Prefer Drillings

Blaser BD14: Gentlemen Prefer Drillings

This superb break-action rifle is a universal hunting rifle, especially for gentlemen hunters who are continuing the Old World traditions. European hunting philosophy was based on measuring a hunter’s dexterity and wood lore with the natural instinct of the game. These hunters are reluctant to accept technical superiority of modern rifles. They hunt with pieces that don’t rely on interchangeable m... »

German Accuracy – Haenel RS 8

German Accuracy – Haenel RS 8

Henel is a German company that specializes in making hunting and sports rifles. Their Haenel RS 8 model rifle is numbered among top five sniper rifles made in Europe. Available since 2008, at has guaranteed accuracy of less than ½ MoA when using Match grade ammunition and excellent adaptability to match requirements of any marksman. Well Rounded Weapon The RS 8 model has gone through some minor ch... »

Kel Tec Rifles RDB & M43

Kel Tec Rifles RDB & M43

The Kel-Tec company made its name by making innovative, avanguarde weapons, such as KSG shotgun, RFB rifle, and SU carbine series. It has recently developed their latest products, the RDB and M43 rifles. The first model, the RDB looks very modern while the M43 has a more “old-timey” feel and still has all the modern and innovative characteristics of the RDB. Some weapon designers point to the Kel-... »

Italian Elegance – Fausti Shotguns

Italian Elegance – Fausti Shotguns

The Fausti company was founded by Cavalier Stefano Fausti in 1948. The first series of rifles made by the company, the Taranto series, was very well received. Exquisite Craftsmanship Stefano Fausti proceeded with crafting hammerless double-barrelled shotguns and side-by-side shotguns. The success of these weapons led to expansion of his business. In fact, he was so successful and respected that he... »

G.A.C. Sniper Rifles

G.A.C. Sniper Rifles

These days it would seem that all modern sniper repeaters come from the same place. The concept is well-known: bolt-action mechanism, a heavy free-floating barrel, a fully-adjustable synthetic stock and Picatinny rails installed onto an aluminum alloy receiver, with everything compatible with widely available Remington 700 accessories. When listed down, it seems no fun at all. There is a small com... »

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