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One of my old favorites.

Monday, May 25th, 2009
Many years ago, I remember watching a movie where the bad guys used a very unique machine pistol. It was fairly compact, had a high rate of fire, and it's most distinguishing feature was a cylindrical, high capacity magazine, mounted to the rear of the barrel, above the grip of the weapon. A most unusual configuration indeed, but I just loved the look. If you haven't figured it out already, I'm talking about the venerable Calico M950, aka the Calico Liberty III, from Calico Light Weapon Systems: [caption id="attachment_50" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Calico M950/Liberty III - 9mm, 50r Mag"]Read More

A Daywalkers Machine Gun

Friday, May 22nd, 2009
In the movie "Blade" starring Wesley Snipes, we see Blade using a variety of weapons. Clearly he loves his sword. But he's also a big firearm guy, and one of his more interesting weapons is a modified Mac 11 sub-machine gun he totes alongside his sword:


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The Ugliest Pistol. Ever.

Monday, May 18th, 2009
Today I'm going to introduce you to what I think is perhaps one of the ugliest pistol designs I have ever come across. I found a couple of pics of it on my hard drive, and beyond the fact that it has a profile not even a mother could love, I couldn't figure out where the pics came from. However I do know that it is called the FP-45 Liberator: [caption id="attachment_37" align="aligncenter" width="299" caption="FP-45 Liberator"]FP-45… <a href=Read More