Rifles

Is that an M14? A Historical Overview of the BM59

By James Martineau,

In the 1950s the debate over the caliber that should be used in NATO was settled with the selection of the 7.62x51mm round. Italy, eager to catch up with other NATO nations, developed the BM59, a worthy battle rifle of the Cold War era. This rifle began production ... Read more

Featured Rifle: Shiloh Sharps Model 1874 NRA Limited edition commemorative from “Quigley Down Under” Up for Sale!!!

Mathew Quigley, the main character from the movie “Quigley Down Under,” is an American frontiersmen who travels down to Australia to apply his skills as a sharpshooter to accept a job from a wealthy rancher. Quigley’s rifle of choice was the Shiloh Sharps Model 1874, firing 45 caliber 110 grain ... Read more

Civilian Versions of Romanian AKM Rifles

By James Martinreau,

With the introduction of the Type 4 AKM receiver, the Soviet Union required its satellite states to produce their own variants of the AKM. In response, Cugir Arms Factory of Romania designed the PM model 63/65. This rifle continues to serve in the Romanian military after decades of ... Read more

All Hail The Omega III!

 

H. Koon’s Omega III Omega III

The culmination of high-quality craftsmanship and firearm design, the Omega III rifle is an extremely rare firearm produced in the 1970’s with only 1000 manufactured. This specific and highly coveted model was designed and manufactured at the original Omega Arms company before Hi-Shear Corp. bought the ... Read more