The Best of WeaponsMan Gun Tech

We’ve been asked for a better way to find the best of our technical posts. And we’re going to put this page up, and, we hope, keep it updated, with some of our best Gun Technical themes. We’re also adding a Gun Tech category that will let you distill the blog down — however, we …

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Gun Design Books and Resources

Revision 1.2. Revision History: Initial Publication: 26 December 2014. Revision 1.0 Dated 26 December 2014. Revision 1.1 Dated 23 January 2015. Revision 1.2 Dated 3 July 2015. Introduction to the Firearms Design Library For something that has been so fundamental to the human race for so long, gun design has a rather anemic bibliography. We …

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Publishers: Unpublished Grenada Book in Our Book Budget

Steve is the Ranger in the picture, with two people who are not Rangers. Can anyone ID them? Estéban Trujillo de Guitiérrez — “Steve” or “Doc T” to most of us — remembers little of the ceremony in Washington, but he remembers where he was when they put the habeas grabbas on him to attend. I had …

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Army Flips over Ugly Women, PR Flacks Hardest Hit

All she asked was a little more publicity for the ugly ones. Col. Lynette Arnhart, one of the paper-shufflers managing the Army’s shuffle to the bright sunlit uplands of True Gender Equity® (however the Womyn define that at any given moment), took exception to a picture supplied by Army flacks to an Army-related publication: the female …

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Do We Need A Bigger Bullet?

Jim Schatz, former HK USA manager (during the period of peak Because-You-Suck-And-We-Hate-You customer service, actually) always has one of the most interesting presentations when he’s up at an NDIA1 conference. The slides from this years’ NDIA are up (here), and Jim’s presentation, interesting as ever, is up here (.pdf). Jim wants us launching bigger bullets, to longer …

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Gun Smuggler Undone by “Privacy”-oriented network

If you’re doing something that makes the thought cross your mind, “I’m screwed if the Government is monitoring my computer use,” bend over and kiss your precious glutei good-bye. You’re already screwed, because they are monitoring your computer use. NSA, after all, gives two to five tips a day to the FBI on Americans unconnected to foreign espionage or terrorism, …

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AR magazines worse than murder in NY

Army veteran Nathan Haddad, who suffered a career-ending shoulder injury whilst trying to qualify for Special Forces, is facing a few other challenges. Five of them, to be precise: felony charges for possessing AR-15 magazines left over from his Army service. A politically ambitious and rabidly anti-veteran local prosecutor in New York State is pressing …

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Rangers Also Use the Glock 19

Saturday, we told you, “It’s Over. Glock Won,” in reference to the ubiquitous use of Glock pistols, mostly the G19, by American Special Operations Forces. Not having good hooks into the Ragnar community, we weren’t sure if they were running G19s, too: [W]e are not 100% certain the Rangers are on the Glock bandwagon, but …

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