Steyr M40 Malfunctions

DefRev is going ahead and publishing the following letter, which was submitted by an anonymous visitor of our site, due to the fact that it looks legitimate and involves a matter of weapon reliablility/user safety. However, in the future, DefRev will only publish this kind of submission… if it is performed using a valid DefenseReview.com username. In other words, after …

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Less Guns, More Crime?

Sure looks that way for our friends across the pond. Find out the real reasons why England instituted their highly restrictive gun laws, and how they went about doing it. Don’t think it can happen here? Think again. You’ll definitely want to read this one. It was written by Glenn Reynolds for FoxNews.com. Click here to go to the story. …

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Great Source for Gun Laws

I came across this great site where you click on your state and it gives you links to your states laws on handguns. These people also publish very good books on gunlaws as well. Here is the link. Enjoy!

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New Spec-Ops 1911 by CQB Products.

This one looks kind of interesting. It’s called the Spec-Ops 1911, and it’s brought to you by the same people who bring you the very high-tech, ultra-modern DSR-1 sniper rifle. Click on "Read More", below, for the rest of the story. Claudio Salassa(of Briley Manufacturing) is building all the guns. Let me just say right here that these guns had …

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Kahr Introduces the PM9 9mm Pistol.

Kahr has just come out with the their lightest, most compact 9mm. It’s called the PM9. Click on "Read More", below, for the rest of the story. The PM9 weighs 15.9 ounces and sports a 3" barrel. Overall length is 5.3". Capacity is either 6+1 or 7+1 w/finger rest. The slide is matte stainless steel. The lower receiver is black …

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New L.U.L.A.(Loader/Unloader Accessory) by GTS

We don’t have one of these for testing yet, but have it on pretty good authority that the L.U.L.A. is a pretty useful little accessory for AR-15/M16 and CAR-15/M4 owners and users. Using the LULA, one can load a 30 round AR-15 mag in about 35 seconds. The LULA is compact and lightweight, and is currently in use by the …

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Training in Mohave Valley AZ/Laughlin NV

Just a quick note to let interested parties know about some upcoming training in Mohave Valley AZ/Laughlin NV. The host is the Fort Mohave Tribal Police Department and the organizer is Proactive Concepts, a training and consulting firm hubbed in Northern Arizona (928) 763-4787 The classes are open to all law enforcement, military, security, and qualified/responsible civilians. For details and …

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NLETA Launches Free Law Enforcement Training Calendar

We are excited and pleased to announce that we have launched our FREE Online Law Enforcement Training Calendar!!   Our searchable calendar began as an exclusive member benefit. However, we are now able to make this resource available to the entire law enforcement training community.   Listings are FREE whether for a public agency or private training consultant. More than …

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HK MP7 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon)

Heckler & Koch’s MP7 PDW is a somewhat controversial weapon. Its 4.6x30mm projectile is very small, and the ballistics on the round appear to be somewhat sketchy. The new weapon looks like it would be a lot of fun to shoot, but going up against enemy forces on an overseas mission is probably not the best place to discover its …

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“The Shooter” 1911 Pistol by MD Labs.

MD Labs has just come out with a tactical 1911 package that bridges the gap between their Mad Dog Carry Gun and their full house "Operator". Click here to get the specs on the new Mad Dog 1911 pistol and see some good pics.

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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 …

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A Dress Tactical From Terry Primos

For their June 2002 Issue, BLADE posed an interesting challenge to five bladesmaiths. "Design a Tactical Fixed Blade knife that could be worn in a dress or pocket sheath, would be large enough to actually be used and yet appear non-threatening." One of the bladesmiths that they challenged was Terry Primos. His submission is a tactical knife with a 4" …

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Russian AEK-971 and AK-107/108 Recoil-Balanced Assault Rifles.

The Russians have been doing some very interesting things for the last number of years with assault rifles while our own infantry soldiers are still saddled with a rifle that’s now over 40 years old(yes, the M16). The Russians’ focus seems to be in the area of higher hit probability, promulgated by some rather ingenious recoil-reduction mechanisms. DefRev has already …

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Ballistics: The Ogre Defensive Power Factor

I was talking with one of my brothers about some different calibers and velocities. Something we often talk about. This led to the IPSC’s Power Factor, which is simply Bullet Weight in Grains, Times Velocity, Divided by 1,000. This is an easy formula that one can use when comparing loads… but doesn’t take into effect Caliber. W x V / …

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