Meaux says he wants the gun as close to perfect as he can get it before it leaves his shop. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Baton Rouge-based Aklys Defense is prepping their integrally suppressed AKSV Velociraptor project for regular production. The planned two-stamp Kalash is a suppressed short barreled rifle that is small enough to fit in
Expanding their line of AR-series offerings, Springfield has a pair of new 11.5-inch barreled SBRs ready for stamp collectors or uniformed users. The company debuted their Saint SBR and Saint Edge SBR officially on Friday, with the former using a forged lower receiver, and the latter a lightened billet lower. Each has a free-float M-Lok
Dead Air’s new Odessa-9, shown on a beautiful Heckler & Koch P7M13 squeeze-cocker and a bed of The People’s Cold War leftovers, is new to the suppressor market (Photos: Dead Air) Kamas, Utah-based Dead Air has come in from the cold to bring a new user-configurable suppressor to the market that is thin enough to
Slide Fire announced they will soon stop accepting new orders, but bump fire stocks are not going away. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions) While the country’s primary manufacturer of bump fire stocks may have signaled they are leaving the industry, the question of the stocks themselves remains. On Tuesday, Texas-based Slide Fire Solutions said they would
Local media in gun control-heavy Quebec are reporting on an unlicensed firearms maker that operated out of a metal fabrication shop in Montreal. The French-language Le Journal de Montreal reported prosecutors this week are trying Pierre Larivière, 63, and Jean-Pierre Huot, 61, on a series of weapons charges following a 2014 incident in which Montreal
CMMG launches a new line of suppressors with the DefCan series. (Photo: CMMG) Continuing its roll out of new products, CMMG launched the new DefCan suppressor line featuring an array of cans to suit shooter needs. The lightweight DefCan line consists of five total models, with direct thread and quick detach models available within most
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, seen here last week at a press conference, is expected to sign the country’s latest bump stock ban into law. (Photo: Joe Andrucyk/Office of the Governor) The Maryland state Senate on Wednesday approved a House bill to outlaw “rapid fire trigger activators,” a measure Gov. Larry Hogan has promised to sign.
The ARS30-1 Ti Compact Suppressor was made by Gemtech for Arsenal. (Photo: Arsenal) Arsenal rolls out the new ARS30-1 Ti Compact Suppressor, delivering a quick mount can design with Gemtech roots. Made exclusively for Arsenal by Gemtech, the ARS30-1 offers a compact, titanium construction styled for 7.62mm platforms. Weighing 19.5-ounces, the ARS30-1 measures 7.5-inches in
Local media is reporting that a Democrat vying for a seat in Congress has caught the eye of federal regulators over a rifle whose barrel she publicly shortened in a protest. Police tell area media they now have the AR-15 that Karen Mallard, a candidate for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, on Wednesday seemingly shortened the
A Virginia Democrat vying for a seat in Congress wanted to take a public stand against guns, and got a lot of attention, though she may have inadvertently broken the law. Karen Mallard, one of a crowded field of challengers competing for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District — a seat currently held by a Republican —
While the Ithaca Model 37 trench gun at the top seems fairly standard, the two pumps below are new and not in the company’s catalog. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) It looks like Ohio-based Ithaca Gun Company may be about to join the cool kids by marketing a line of NFA-compliant “firearms” that steer clear of a
The Chimera is billed as being able to drop .300 BLK to 125.8 dB and even .300 Winchester Magnum to 141.6 dB at the muzzle. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) The Utah-based suppressor powerhouse has a new fully welded, full-auto rated multicaliber can with no barrel restrictions ready to accommodate everything from .22 Hornet to .300 WM.
Kevin Graham, seen here showing off The Resonator at SHOT Show 2018, co-owns Yankee Hill Machine Company with his brother, Chris. They’re the third generation to run YHM. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Massachusetts-based gun maker Yankee Hill Machine Company released a new .30-caliber suppressor rated for a variety of cartridges at last week’s SHOT Show in
OSS Marketing Manager Randy Carothers handles the new Helix QD suppressors (the first three) and an older model for a patron attending SHOT Show 2018 in Las Vegas. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Utah-based OSS Suppressors introduced their new Helix Quick Disconnect silencers at SHOT Show in Las Vegas last week, a short time after announcing a
The ATF closed the public comment period on bump stocks as it prepares to reexamine the device’s classification under federal law. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions/Facebook) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives closed the public comment period on bump stocks Thursday as the agency prepares to re-examine the controversial device’s classification under federal law.
The concept: an integrally suppressed AK that still goes carbine length and weights in the 7-pound range. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Joe Meaux with Aklys Defense is ready to send his integrally suppressed AKSV Velociraptor into regular production. The Baton Rouge-based manufacturer has burned up the social media pipes in the past week with their Krink-sized
Franklin Armory says their new Reformation firearm will “will create a whole new market segment that will not require NFA approval.” (Photos: Franklin Armory) Nevada-based Franklin Armory said this week they are debuting their no-stamp-required Reformation firearm that includes both a Magpul stock and shorty barrel. The Reformation is a non-rifle that, according to Franklin
The Osprey Micro/Ruger MK IV combo includes both the suppressor and the pistol for about the price of either by itself (Photos: SilencerCo) The Utah-based suppressor maker has a special deal on a hushed-up rimfire pistol package that comes in at less than half the MSRP. Centered on a Ruger MK IV Tactical with a
Huntertown produced a number of suppressors in their Chameleon, Guardian and Kestrel lines. (Photo: Huntertown) Indiana-based suppressor-maker Huntertown Arms has announced they are waving the white flag and leaving the industry after nearly a decade. The company’s social media account is offline while a notice on their website says that production, repairs, sales, and upgrades
Thunder Beast Arms Corporation delivers a new Take Down suppressor designed for .223/5.56. (Photo: Thunder Beast Arms Corporation) Thunder Beat Arms Corporation unveiled a new user serviceable 5.56 suppressor, known as the Take Down. Created around the 2017 U.S. Special Operations Command Suppressor Upper Receiver Group solicitation, the heavy can is specifically designed for .223/5.56
Since opening in 2012, Battlefield: Vegas has become a premier tourist attraction in Las Vegas. With the success, the company has expanded its collection of machine guns into the hundreds — including some incredibly rare ones — that are on display and available for range shooting. Range Safety Officer Andrew Bryant walks us through the
Heather Gooze, who worked as a bartender during the Las Vegas attack, helped carry the injured during the shooting. She held a man as he died. (Photo: Las Vegas Journal-Review) The Senate Judiciary committee heard testimony from victims, law enforcement and gun policy researchers on Wednesday to discuss the legality of bump stocks — devices
It’s the third time Olaf, a tourist from the Netherlands, attended the Knob Creek machine gun shoot in West Point, Kentucky. He flies in specifically for the event. He loves shooting machine guns and watching the famous night shoot. I ran into him during a lull in the shooting at October 2017’s shoot. I asked him
Federal regulators launched a review of federal law to determine if certain bump stock devices fall within the definition of “machine gun,” according to Tuesday’s release by the Justice Department. “Possessing firearm parts that are used exclusively in converting a weapon into a machine gun is illegal, except for certain limited circumstances,” Attorney General Jeff
CZ introduced the suppressed Scorpion in a low-key manner, posting pictures to Instagram announcing the new model. (Photo: CZ-USA) CZ-USA shocked Scorpion fans Monday when the company dropped details on a new reflex suppressed Scorpion model. Announced with little fanfare from CZ, a mock-up of the suppressed Scorpion debuted on Instagram followed by an actual
The group says that a number of currently legal items and accessories should probably be regulated under the National Firearms Act The national gun control group on Wednesday came out with a list of items they contend skirt federal firearms laws and threaten public safety. Describing the items as “the next bump stock” the group
Suppressor-maker YHM is based in Massachusetts but the state doesn’t allow those in the state to legally own the devices. (Photo: YHM) Legislation to lift the ban on the civilian use and ownership of suppressors in the Commonwealth is set to be heard Thursday by the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.
Magnum wanted a barrel that shot well, was lightweight, field serviceable, and able to shoot to the same point of impact when the baffles were removed, cleaned and replaced. (Photos: Magnum Research) Designed for Magnum’s semi-auto rifles as well as an aftermarket barrel that will fit all Ruger 10/22s, the new TTS-22 suppressed barrel has
The Chainsaw Rifle will be limited to only 200 firearms. (Photo: Noveske) Noveske serves up a limited run of Gen. 1 Chainsaw Rifles in a Smith Grey Cerakote and chambered in 5.56 NATO. Limited to only 200 rifles, the Chainsaw Rifles are built on Noveske’s Gen. 1 platform, utilizing the Gen. 1 flat-top upper receiver
The Big Sandy is the largest machine gun shoot in the United States. It takes place twice a year, in April and October, approximately 10 miles northeast of the town of Wikieup, Arizona. For three days, hundreds of shooters fire approximately 2 million rounds at a variety of reactionary targets. It’s a shooters paradise that attracts