FN MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun Prototype in 6.5CM Unveiled

FN Herstal has announced a prototype for the newest variant of the MK 48 machine gun. The Mod 2 variant is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is […]

The NFA and Hughes Amendment Strike Again

If you’ve spent even just a minuscule amount of time in the firearms world, you are familiar with the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Hughes Amendment portion of the Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986. The former regulates machine guns, short barrel rifles, short barrel shotguns, and suppressors. The latter made machine guns […]

UCF Student Found With Full-Auto AR-15, Charged With Illegal Machine Gun AND Bump Stock Possession

Our friends and colleagues in the mainstream media frequently get firearm technology and the laws that regulate them wrong. “Fully semi-automatic,” anyone? Surprisingly, we found an instance where they are actually (for the most part) right on the money regarding a story from the University of Central Florida. Max Chambers, a 19-year-old UCF engineering undergrad, […]

Guns From 2014 Illegal Montreal Machine Pistol Factory Still Turning Up

In 2014 the Canadian government closed down a clandestine machine pistol and silencer-making operation located in the LaSalle borough of Montreal. The web site Impro Guns has obtained some wonderful photographs that appear to be evidence photos from the raid. The machine pistols (almost certainly fully automatic) were made by a local metal fabrication company. […]

Florida Governor Rick Scott and the 7-10 Split

March 9th, 2018, a date which will live in infamy. You see, I never thought I would live to see it happen, but it’s happening. I’m not talking about Donald Trump as president, the Philadelphia Eagles beating New England, or even the fact that there’s a girl out there that likes me, thinks I’m amazing […]

Machine Gun Madness Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

I was slogging through some of the saved bookmarks on my desktop this morning. I stumbled on an old article about a human factors guru named Earl Weiner. Since my last post on TTAG discussing guns, human factors and an Airbus A320 went over so well I figured I’d write a little bit about how Weiner’s […]