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The Full-Auto Fiasco Affair

The firearm that came to be associated with the '60s T.V. show "Man From U.N.C.L.E." proved to be a challenge to make both from a mechanical, as well as a legal standpoint.

Paging Dr. Fronkensteen. Call Your Dungeon.

Recently I was reminded of how the early bird gets the worm when fellow gun scribe Michael O. Humphries beat me to the punch with his evaluation of SIG Sauer's new 556 Classic Rifle for the August 2009 edition of Shooting Illustrated, The Definitive Source for the Modern Shooter.

Dr. Fronkensteen's SIGnificant Findings

In regard to my previous blog post revealing my plans to transform a SIG Sauer P556 pistol into a semi-auto, short-barreled rifle version of a SIG552 Commando Carbine.

Olympic Arms Enforcer

The Olympic Arms Enforcer is not your typical 1911. Loaded with semi-custom features, it has all the elements required in a fine defensive handgun.

Outside the Box: Benelli MR1

Benelli's MR1 redefines how a black rifle should look, feel and operate. At its heart beats the company's tough and reliable A.R.G.O. system.

New Sizzle for Ruger Standbys

When Federal announced the new .327 Fed. Mag., Ruger responded first with its SP101 small-frame revolver chambered for the high-velocity round.

Heckler & Koch G3 Family of Rifles

Veteran SOF sniper Steve Adelmann takes a look at civilian variants of the Heckler & Koch G3 family of rifles, including the CETME, HK91 and PTR-91. He picks a winner from this legendary class of rifles.

TriStar Cobra Force

For those looking for an affordable home-defense shotgun, TriStar's Cobra Force is an innovative platform ideally suited to the task.

Five Top All Purpose Blades

Looking for a good knife for everyday carry, personal protection, hunting or something to help escape from a wrecked car? Here's the short list of new sharp things I have been playing with.

Winchester Bonded PDX1

Winchester's Bonded PDX1 personal defense ammo offers optimum penetration and expansion through a variety of intermediate obstacles. That's why it was chosen as the FBI's primary service round.

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