Invest in Gold or Guns? How About a Gold AR?



There are two things you can invest in that always seem to rise in value, gold and guns. Well why not invest in both? A Calguns.net member has a gold AR-15 for sale, OK it’s not really gold but it is pretty darn unique. All the aluminum parts on this AR-15 have been custom anodized gold. It’s made out of a Sun Devil billet upper and lower and has a 16″ 1/9 twist barrel. The asking price? $1500.

Parabellum Armament Ambidextrous Charging Handles



Parabellum Armament and Arma Dynamics recently announced the release of their new line of ambidextrous charging handles for the AR-15, M16 and M4 line of rifles. Their two new models, the URL (Universal Release Latch) and ADF(Ambidextrous-Dual Functioning) charging handles both have a a wider and more ergonomic shape compared to the standard USGI charging handle making it much easier to use. No word yet on pricing, stay tuned for more details. Check out parabellumarmament.com to view Parabellum Armament’s full line of products.

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Ruger LCR in .22LR



Ruger recently announced the release of their new LCR double-action revolver in .22lr. They’re expected to retail for $525. Check out Ruger.com for more details.

Length: 6.5″
Barrel Length: 1.875″
Height: 4.5″
Weight: 14.9 oz
Twist: 1:16″ RH
Capacity: 8

If Web Browsers Were Guns



That sums it up about right…

[Source: Gunmartblog.com]

ICBM Testing in Russia



English Russia posted bout a recent training exercise where the Russian military launched one of their new 104,000 lb RT-2UTTKh ‘Topol-M’ intercontinental ballistic missiles that features a Single 800 kt warhead and a range of 6,800 miles.

.50 BMG Bottle Opener




VAT19, the “purveyors of curiously awesome products”, is selling a bottle-opener made from demilled .50 BMG rounds. They’re currently going for $20 with proceeds going towards wounded soldiers and their families via the non-profit Travis Manion Foundation.

These sell out quick as their currently out of stock with more due in soon. Check them out at VAT19.com.

The Last F-22 Raptor



The last F-22 Raptor, tail number 4195, rolled off the assembly line at Lockeed Martin bringing the total number of operational F-22 figthers to 185.

The advanced fighter hasn’t been without it’s share of issues however. In November of last year an F-22 crashed in Alaska with the investigation still ongoing. Recently there were issues with the onboard oxygen generating system which grounded the entire fleet of F-22s twice within a year.

[Source: Flightglobal.com]

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dead at 69



North Korea’s “Dear Leader” died at 69 years old of a heart attack. According to North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency the North Korean dictator died of “great mental and physical strain” while in a train during a “field guidance tour.” Kim Jong Il’s recent death has put South Korea’s military on alert with emergency meetings taking place in Japan and the United States.

With the death of the long time North Korean leader many are wondering what’s next for the communist north.

[Image Source: WAToday.com.au]

Adjustable Fiber Optic Mosin Nagant Sights



The Russian Mosin Nagant rifle is popular among new and experienced shooters alike, they’re cheap, rugged, fairly accurate and did I mention cheap? Adding a scope mount or changing the stock out are fairly common mods for the trusty ol’ Mosin, there’s even a 10 round magazine in the works. Well now there’s a way to add adjustable fiber optic front sights to your WWII Soviet workhorse.

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GLOCK Introducing New Gen4 Pistols at SHOT Show



GLOCK recently announced that they will be officially debuting their new fourth generation, Gen4, models of the G21 (.45Auto), G32 (.357) and G34 (9×19) pistols at the 2012 SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

New updates for the Gen4 models include more refined ergonomics via a Multiple Back Strap (MBS) system for the grips. They’ll be available in short, medium and large sizes to let you customize your GLOCKs grip to fit your hand. They’ve also enlarged the Gen4’s magazine release catch and can now be switched for left hand shooters. They’ve also reduced felt recoil by using a dual recoil spring assembly as opposed to a single spring assembly. Stay tuned for more information from the 2012 SHOT Show.

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