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DRD Tactical Paratus P762 Gen2: A Rifle Hitting Hard

DRD Tactical Paratus P762 Gen2: A Rifle Hitting Hard

A relatively unknown American company “DRD Tactical” has recently launched a new unusual assault rifle design, called P762 Gen2. The rifle construction raised interest among users of other similar rifles. Chambered for 7.62×51 NATO and limited to single fire, the whole system can be broken for transport and it can be put together in less than a minute. The idea was to create a high-powered an... »

MPAR-556: The Homecoming of AR-18

MPAR-556: The Homecoming of AR-18

Eugene Stoner’s AR-18 design is a textbook example of how an unjustly neglected construction may return in its full glory after years of modifications and improvements. Although considered much better than AR-15 by many, it was newer officially adopted, but it served as a model for development of almost every modern assault rifle of today. The last sprout is MPAR-556. In its own time, it was consi... »

T/C Dimension: One Carbine to Rule Them All

T/C Dimension: One Carbine to Rule Them All

We can’t believe there’s a one-shot hunter who hasn’t heard of “Thompson/Center Arms Company”. Their single-shot break-action pistols and rifles Contender and Encore have become synonymous with a single-shot kill, especially because of their muzzle loader line. During the WW2, Warren Center was a specialist for several types of firearms in the US Army. After the war, he worked in Dallas, TX ... »

Arrizabalaga Shotguns

Ultimate Prestige – Arrizabalaga Shotguns

You can’t browse for Perdo Arrizabalaga rifles in standard rifle catalogs. Nor can you just pick one from the shelf of your local gun store. You have to order them directly from the manufacturer or one of their representatives in Spain, UK or USA. Also, you have to be willing to spend a significant amount of money to get your hands on one of these beauties. Pedro Arrizabalaga company makes o... »

FN SCAR

FN SCAR: This is my Rifle this is my Gun…

For the last two decades the US Army has been rearming its special forces units and some of those new weapons even made it into the infantry corps. Although some blamed the Army command for being weapon-chauvinistic, the fact that our troops use Belgian FN machine guns in Iraq and Afghanistan is enough to dismiss those accusations. Even the legendary and patriotic AR-15 concept is being replaced w... »

Stevens Model 200

Stevens Model 200 – Savage Arms

Although low priced, with more than basic finish and plastic stock, this is a formidable rifle which offers a platform for a number of modifications combined with match-grade accuracy. The company which makes this rifle is much less known brand than the company which gave birth to it –  “Savage”, the company which in 1920 bought “Stevens” factory (since 1864). Savage is famous for their not too pr... »

3D printers and rifles – more successful than ever?

3D printers and rifles – more successful than ever?

The recent youtube video of a certain Canadian individual who successfully fired 14 shots from a 3D-printed rifle has definitely stirred a lot of minds into a frenzy. The video has since been removed by the creator, however, there are many re-uploads, such as this one:     Early models of this firearm, designed by Cody Wilson, have been known to backfire or fire only once and then breaki... »

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Benelli Vinci Shotguns

Those of you who are into sport cars as well are probably familiar with the meaning of “concept model”. To cut it short, a concept model is car that looks as if it came from the distant future. They usually make only one or few units, never in large series. Brimming with new solutions and futuristic looks, the sole purpose of concept cars is to show company’s power and intellectu... »

Rizzini SRL rifles

Rizzini SRL: A Family of Guns

Italian Job The town of Brescia lays in the northern, industrially most developed part of Italy, known as Val Trompia. It is the gunmaker’s paradise on Earth, and the home to dozens of big and small companies making hunting, sporting and military firearms. If you make north from the Brescia downtown, the road will take you between the lakes Lago D’ Iseo and Lago di Garda, and you will ... »

Titan Roesler Bolt Action Rifles

Titan Roesler Bolt Action Rifles

At the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century, a father and a son, Erich and Walter Roesler started a family business in the Austrian town of Kufstein. They only had one permanent employee, and occasionally hired four more specialists for certain jobs. They were making hunting rifles in half-custom, half-manufacture operation. Those rifles were not simply remakes of different models... »

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