Tale of a Salty Old Smith
Tale of a Salty Old Smith
In my lifetime of a firearms owner and collector, many different guns have passed through my hands. Ever since I was a teenager, I've bought, sold, and traded these tools of wood, steel, and (occasionally) polymer. Over t ...
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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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Situational Awareness Get Some
Situational Awareness Get Some
Most people are unaware as they go about their daily life. They are preoccupied with what they have to do next. They day dream as they walk like zombies, projecting themselves mentally home when they are at work and to wo ...
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The Avenger 30mm Cannon
The Avenger 30mm Cannon
Here at Firearms Talk we generally talk about small arms, and small arms accessories. However letís take a break and check out some extremely heavy firepower-- the GAU-8 Avenger cannon. Since the US Army took an experime ...
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The US M1014 Shotgun
The US M1014 Shotgun
The US military has long had a love affair with shotguns. Going as far back as the US Civil War (1861-1865), American service members have often had to hump a scattergun. For close quarters combat, especially in urban en ...
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Do not Rule out the Derringer
Do not Rule out the Derringer
The humble derringer-style pocket gun has served western civilization for a large part of the past three centuries. History of the DerringerThe original Derringer was the Philadelphia Deringer (note, just 1 R) invented b ...
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Flare Gun Sub Caliber Inserts
Flare Gun Sub Caliber Inserts
We all have them or at least have seen them. Those cute little International orange or yellow plastic flare guns with their abbreviated 12-gauge rocket flares. They run about $50 for a new one. There has long been a desir ...
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The StG44 and Its Appeal to US buyers
The StG44 and Its Appeal to US buyers
Of all of the world's military rifles, one of the most exotic and hard to find in US collections is the German StG44. Even though it was mass-produced and nearly a half-million were cranked out, most US firearms junkies h ...
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Groin Carry
Groin Carry
In the world of concealed carry there are several options of where and how to safely tote your handgun. One of the most effective and widely used, but not often talked about, is the groin carry.Why Groin Holsters?When car ...
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Are You a Gun Hoarder
Are You a Gun Hoarder
We've all seen the shows advertised on television about hoarders and hoarding: those sad lonely people who sit in their home overwhelmed by clutter and junk. Compulsive hoarding (also called pathological collecting) may a ...
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