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Valtro 1998A1 1911 Pistol. ‘Near Custom’ Combat Gun.

by David Crane Last week, I had the very real pleasure of speaking with John Jardine of Jardine’s Custom Gunsmithing over the phone. That conversation was a real eye opener, as Jardine seems to really know his stuff regarding 1911 pistols and 1911 pistol components. The Valtro 1998A1 1911 .45 pistol is Jardine’s brainchild. According to Valtro USA’s website, the ... Read More »

E-Book on the Colt 1903-08 Hammerless Pistol

Post approved by David Crane for information purposes only. DefRev does not endorse any of the products described in this story: "Just issued, Ebook on the Colt pistols. Its title : Colt 1903 "Hammerless" by Gérard Henrotin Many ebooks on various firearms are now available in our site. Find them all at… the url : http://users.skynet.be/HL-Editions/ebook/liste01.htm Downloading page of the ... Read More »

Beretta CX4 Storm Carbine. Sleek, Futuristic, and Modular.

by David Crane The Beretta CX4 "Storm" carbine is a pistol caliber carbine that will eventually come in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP. Right now, it only comes in 9mm Parabellum. The CX4 Storm carbine is a a modular design. Both upper and lower receivers are primarily made of polymer. The main selling point of the Beretta CX4 Storm ... Read More »

Steyr M40 Malfunctions / Response from Steyr

I am the individual that wrote the article, in reference to the Steyr M40 malfunctions. I forwarded an airmail letter to Steyr, as well as several e-mails. I advised Steyr of the multiple problems. I received no response to my communications. I sent an e-mail to Steyr advising them that when importation of their pistols resumed, I would file civil ... Read More »

Latest Russian Pistols: Yarygin and MP-446 Viking

DefRev has found some good info on the Russian Yarygin pistol and MP-446 Viking at GlobalArms.net. Both were developed for the Russian Army in order to satisfy specific Russian military requirements. Click here to visit the Yarygin pistol page. To go directly to the MP-446 Viking pistol page, click on this link.   Read More »

Russian GSh-18 Pistol. 19 rounds of Armor-Piercing Firepower.

Modern Firearms web-site – a large online Firearms encyclopaedia out of Russia was recently updated with some new articles that cover numerous guns, including: – widely promoted Russian GSh-18 – a modern featherweight Glock-alike with great Armour-Piercing capabilities, or a poor-mans’ Five-seveN. – Browning BDM, the only… true Double Mode pistol – Namby type 14. The WW2 relic from Imperial ... Read More »

Stoner SR-47 Carbine by Knight’s Armament

DefRev readers may remember a heads-up we posted a little while back on this weapon, before it even really had a name. Well, it does now. It’s called the SR-47, and it’s Knight’s Armament’s 7.62x39mm answer to the Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM. The ergonomics on this weapon are terrific(your humble editor had the opportunity to handle one at Shot Show 2002 in ... Read More »

Pistol Dynamics Custom Retro .45 by Paul Liebenberg

by David Crane [email protected] A little while back, we reported on Paul Liebenberg opening up his own custom shop, Pistol Dynamics, now located in Indialantic, FL. Well, the July/August 2002 issue of "American Handgunner" contains a rather lengthy article by Cameron Hopkins about both Paul and his new "Limited Signature" Model 1911 he created in retro Armand Swenson/Richard Heinie style ... Read More »