Guns Australia's John Robinson and Paul Scarlata test pistols and longarm collectables.
18 Apr 2013
Made exclusively for the Australian market, Colt’s new Government 1911 9mm semi-auto pistol will arrive in Australia in May.
12 Oct 2012
Hammerli's X-esse Standard has just been introduced to Australia, and the .22-calibre pistol is being billed as just the gun for entry-level shooters.
01 Apr 2011
While Paul’s story has a US focus, the phasing out of the S&W Model 10 revolver has also happened in Australia over the past decade and is now largely a part of local police firearms history that parallels the US experience.
01 Jan 2011
I don’t believe that anyone will disagree with me when I state up front that the 9mm Parabellum is the most widely used, centrefire, pistol cartridge in history. That’s it; period; end of discussion!
01 Oct 2010
On a winter’s day in March 1902, an angry John Moses Browning stormed out of the offices of Winchester president T.G. Bennett. Bennett’s refusal to come to certain financial arrangements with Browning assured that Winchester would always be a secondary player in the soon to be lucrative, semi-auto sporting shotgun and rifle business.
01 Jul 2010
It all began in 1886 when the Austro-Hungarian army adopted the first practical clip-fed, repeating rifle, the 11mm Repetier-Gewehr M.86 Mannlicher.
01 Apr 2010
While he is usually referred to in less then endearing terms, on a number of occasions I have heard American veterans of World War 2 refer to him as “...our greatest ally.” His real name? Why, it was Adolph Hitler!
01 Jan 2010
Most fans of firearms would have little trouble naming the designers of the more prominent military rifles of 19th and 20th centuries – Mauser, Lee, Mosin, Arisaka, Mannlicher, Garand, Saive, Kalashnikov and Stoner are all familiar.
01 Oct 2009
Ever since the introduction of shoulder firearms soldiers and designers have been shortening them to make handier and lighter weapons.
Shooters vs Greens: tonight, 7.30; SHOT Expo a week away; stars line up for Australia Cup 2; coaching awards open; wolf hunting expands; poachers copping it; faulty ammo linked to hunting accident.
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