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GunSafe iPhone App for Gun Owners and Collectors: Store and Archive All Your Weapons’ Data/Information Virtually and Securely

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 15, 2010 DefenseReview (DR) recently started using a cool and useful iPhone app designed specifically for firearms owners and collectors. It’s called GunSafe, and it was designed and developed by Ryan Kirkman of JK Supply Co. (Ione, CA). JK Supply Co. is a small yet great tactical firearms dealer/FFL that’s very ... Read More »

Kushnapup Series V Bullpup Saiga-12 Semi-auto 12-Gauge Shotgun Stock/Chassis System

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 10, 2010 Speaking of gas-operated semi-auto shotguns and The Firearm Blog, “Steve” also posted a short piece on the latest evolution of the Kushnapup Series V bullpup Saiga-12 stock system/chassis conversion kit for the Kalashnikov AK-style Saiga-12 box mag-fed (box magazine-fed) 12-gauge (12ga.) shotgun, so we might as well give our ... Read More »

Remington VERSA MAX Synthetic Semi-Auto 12-Gauge Shotgun with Self-Regulating Multi-Load VersaPort System: Is this gas-operated shotgun reliable enough for military combat? Only one way to find out.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 9, 2010 Relax. We haven’t tested it, yet, and there doesn’t seem to be a military/tactical version of it available, yet. If you’ve been reading The Firearm Blog, lately, you’re already aware that Remington actually just introduced the sport version of the Remington VERSA MAX Synthetic multi-load gas-operated semi-auto 12-gauge (12ga) ... Read More »

Airtronic USA China Lake Multi-Shot Pump-Action 40mm Grenade Launcher System for Special Operations

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com April 18, 2009 Updated on May 6, 2009 Airtronic USA, Inc. has more up their sleeve than just an Americanized RPG-7 rocket-propelled grenade launcher. They’ve also got a pretty nifty 4-shot (3+1) pump-shotgun-config pump-action 40mm multiple grenade launcher (MGL) (a.k.a. multi-shot grenade launcher) system a.k.a 40mm pump grenade launcher system. The weapon ... Read More »

R&R Racing Custom Saiga Mag-Fed (12+1 Rounds) Semi-Auto Tactical/Combat Shotgun

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with an Olympus Stylus 790 SW 7.1-megapixel digital camera, which is advertised as "shock + waterproof". February 19, 2009 The CMMG AR-type semi-auto ... Read More »

CMMG Gas Piston/Op-Rod-Driven Semi-Auto AR Shotgun (Box Mag-Fed)

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com February 8, 2009 While DefenseReview was at the CMMG Inc. booth at SHOT Show 2009, CMMG co-owner Jeff Overstreet showed us a very interesting prototype gas-piston/op-rod-driven AR-config semi-auto 12-gauge shotgun. The new shotgun features aluminum billet upper and lower receivers and winter triggerguard, and it will utilize a proprietary CMMG box magazine ... Read More »

TASER XREP (eXtended Range Electronic Projectile) Less-Lethal Shotgun Round

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com September 1, 2008 If you’ve been watching FutureWeapons on the Military Channel, you may have seen a segment on the XREP fin-stabilized Taser shotgun round (12-gauge shotgun), which is a miniaturized, self-contained, ballistically-launched Taser round developed, marketed, and soon-to-be-produced by Taser International, Inc.. The XREP, which stands for eXtended Range Electronic Projectile, ... Read More »

SRM Arms High-Capacity Model 1216 Rotary-Mag Semi-Auto Combat Shotgun

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com This article was updated with photos on 2/08/08. All photographic images contained in this article were taken by, and they are the exclusive property of owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). February 7, 2008 SRM ... Read More »

Auto Assault-12 Full-Auto Shotgun Gets Urban Camouflage Treatment (Pic)

by David Crane david at DefenseReview has a little snack-size treat for all of the fans (like us) of the Auto Assault-12 Full-Auto Shotgun (AA-12 Shotgun).  It’s a photo of the weapon system and 20-shot drum mag (magazine). Both are outfitted with urban camouflage (urban camo) finish. The Grip Pod System vertical foregrip/bipod and Surefire M900-series vertical foregrip/tactical white light, both in dark earth finish, are also ... Read More »

Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile Demo at AFJ Shoot-out 2005 (Video)

by David Crane [email protected] Back in March (2005), we published an article on the Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile (I.R.P.) for tactical 12-gauge shotgun applications. The article was titled "Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile for Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT". Polyshok, Inc. (Panama, FL) demonsrated the unique tactical attributes/capabilities of the Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile (IRP) at the Armed Forces Journal (AFJ) ... Read More »