Firearms Talk gets the scoop on the SIG556xi at SHOT Show
Firearms Talk gets the scoop on the SIG556xi at SHOT Show
We have covered the new modular SIG556xi modern sporting rifle, with its capability to fire 5.56, 7.62x39mm, and .300 AAC this week in detail, but now we have up close and personal video direct from SIG's booth at SHOT. ...
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Something for everyone: SIG Debuts the 556xi Modular Rifle
Something for everyone: SIG Debuts the 556xi Modular Rifle
At SHOT 2014, SIG Sauer introduced their next gen of modern rifle, and, by changing out bolts and barrels, its chambered in 5.56x45mm, 7.62x39mm, and .300 AAC BLK. If that isn't enough for you, apparently it can be set up ...
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10 Foot Alligator vs .223
10 Foot Alligator vs .223
When a recent argument in Daytona Beach Florida between local police officers and a ten-foot alligator went sour, cops brought out a patrol carbine to even the odds. And the winner is...The ProblemNear the 1000 block of G ...
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And In The Ammo Follies...
And In The Ammo Follies...
Keeping abreast of the latest in the ever-weirder world that is ammunition ups and downs these days, we have updates on a few interesting stories this week. House votes to curb DHS from stockpiling ammoThe US House of Re ...
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MSAR STG-556 Optics Rail
MSAR STG-556 Optics Rail
I recently acquired an MSAR STG-556. It is chambered in 5.56 NATO 1/8 twist with a 16" barrel. The one I got was a flat top with a 1913 Picatinny rail. It came with a BSA RD30 red dot sight that had a flush mounting ...
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Recall on Winchester 556mm M855 62grain Ammo
Recall on Winchester 556mm M855 62grain Ammo
And in the vien of "Just when you thought it was getting better"...Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling one (1) lot of its 5.56mm M855 62 Grain PENE centerfire rifle ammunition.Symbol ...
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The New Greener Greentip
The New Greener Greentip
The Army set out to make a more environmentally friendly bullet, and wound up with something to really brag about. Why the EPRThere was nothing fundamentally wrong with the M855 "Green Tip" ammo that the United ...
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Ruger SR-556 Modern Sporting Rifles
Ruger SR-556 Modern Sporting Rifles
For more than thirty years, Sturm Ruger and Co has been a big player in the modern sporting rifle (aka .223 carbines) biz. As a fan of the classic A-team series as a kid, whenever I hear the term 'ruger carbine' an image ...
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Carbines Inside the home?
Carbines Inside the home?
In greyman gun speak, modern sporting rifles (MSR), typically AR type carbines as well as their cousins the SU-16, Ruger Mini-14, etc. are very effective for hunting, sporting uses and, increasingly, home defense. It is i ...
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