Guns

Kimber Raptor II: Jurassic Colt

Kimber Raptor II: Jurassic Colt

Unlike the other Colt M.1911 clones, the new Kimber Raptor II stands out with its unique individual look. When it was completed, the designer team gave it a nickname Crocodile Dundee Gun. And not without a reason. Instead of checkering, the handle is scaled, Instead of typical ribbed grip surfaces, the slide has a reptilian skin pattern. Al these features combined are reminiscent of a prehistoric ... »

Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

Being an officer of the Capitol Police certainly sounds imposing, and also a little laid back. Perhaps a little too laid back even. Since January, three different instances of guns just laying around have happened. The first case involves a gun found in a bathroom of the Congressional Visitors’ Center by a worker, which was mislaid by a member of Mitch McConnell’s security. This happened in Januar... »

Ethan Allen Percussion Revolvers: Father of the Pocket Gatling Gun

Ethan Allen Percussion Revolvers: Father of the Pocket Gatling Gun

In 1847, Captain Walker wrote to “Colt” saying, “Nine out of ten men in our parts know nothing about your weapons, and, although I tried to explain all the superiorities of your revolver when compared to Ethan Allen’s Pepperboxes, they keep ignoring your guns.” Ethan Allen was born on September 2nd, 1808 in Massachusetts. Since early age he worked in a local factory, only to move out to Grafton in... »

Airforce Colt

Airforce Colt

At the very beginning of the First World War, British and French pilots saluted their German and Austrian counterparts whenever they met in the air. However, the situation changed as the air warfare heated up. At the time, planes did not have machine guns, every ounce of weight was important to these contraptions made of wood, wire and cloth. Even pilots couldn’t be too heavy or too big. Str... »

SIG P-320: Why Are You Wearing That Glock Suit?

SIG P-320: Why Are You Wearing That Glock Suit?

For some time now, classic high-capacity service pistols with DA/SA operation (like SIG P-series) are being replaced by new designs with polymer frames and hidden hammers. In the 80s Glock was the first model to start this silent revolution. Since then, a Swiss giant SIG tried to breach into this part of the market twice. The first time it was some 20 years ago with its SIG Pro model, which is sti... »

Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

After its premiere showing at the Las Vegas Gun Show, the double-barrel pistol with a badass name “Double Tap” has finally hit the stores. Its name is derived from a combat shooting technique, in which the weapon is aimed at the center of a human size target and two quick shots are fired, which is usually considered enough for target neutralization. Actually, the name is perfect for this small and... »

Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

In  recent news, a Colorado business owner designed some new clothes that might get you in trouble with the police. His custom shirts have a “realistic” gun, holster and shoulder strap, that might trick people into thinking you are actually carrying a gun. Paul Liebe, strong supporter of open carry, says that his shirts are “freedom of speech, with a little kick on the side”. The initial idea was ... »

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New Glocks on the Block: G-41 and G-42

By the end of the last year, Glock has come out with two new models, which were described as “revolutionary” and “fantastic”. Since Glock is Austria’s No1 gun maker and one of the most popular pistol brands, the gun enthusiasts were eagerly looking forward to the new models. They were premiered at last year’s Vegas Shot Show. The markings of the new models are Glock 41 and 42 and their design is s... »

Valtro USA: First-Class Service Firearms

Valtro USA: First-Class Service Firearms

At the beginning of the 20th century, a legendary gunsmith called John Moses Browning came up with the most successful semi-automatic pistol design ever. With the million units produced worldwide, as well as countless copies, Colt M-1911 is the unchallenged champion amongpistols that has remained in active service for more than a century. Its design is a match between a simple and reliable constru... »

No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

The current law in Florida forbids students from carrying guns when entering certain venues, most importantly when it comes to universities and colleges. Rep. Greg Steube is aiming to change that with the new HB 4005, which would allow concealed-carry with the proper license. Steub claims that gun-free campuses actually draw shooters aiming to kill, and that this could be stopped by allowing acces... »

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