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Weaponology Review: Triple Barrel Shotguns

November 18, 2014

Double barrel shotguns are a familiar sight but why settle for 2 when you can have three? In January 2013 Turkish gun maker Chiappa introduced two 12-gauge triple barrel shotguns. Both have “Rem-choke” and a 3″ x 3″ Magnum capacity, but the Triple Crown boasts three 28″ barrels, while the Triple Threat’s measure 18-1/2″.  The […]


Weaponology of the week – THALES EF88 / F90 Assault rifle

November 5, 2014

The Thales EF88 / F90 is a superb assault rifle based on a familiar and well proven design. Slightly more chunky in looks it offers exceptional durability and adaptability. F90 assault rifle, also known as EF88 (enhanced F88) is an evolution of the F88 assault rifle, which was adopted by Australian and New Zealand armed […]


Weaponology of the week – AF2011-A1 double barrel semi auto Colt 1911 tribute

October 31, 2014

  Arsenal Firearms has over 30 years experience in the firearms business, and wanted to create something extraordinary to celebrate 100 years of the colt 1911-A1 design.  I think they succeeded with the AF2011-A1, its a real hard hitter delivering 2 x 45 cal bullets down two side by side barrels with every trigger squeeze.   […]


Weaponology of the week – Silver Shadow AR15 based Gilboa Snake Assault rifle

October 26, 2014

The AR 15 Assault rifle has proved itself a worthy combat weapon throughout the world, so is there room for improvement? Well maybe not improvement, but certainly there is room to elaberate and the israeli weapons manufacturer, Silver Shadow, did just that with the  Gilboa Snake AR 15-based double-barrelled assault rifle.     The end result […]


Choose your weapons – the Zombies are here!

October 20, 2014

  Zombies are here! OK not for real but at least there back on the  box in the form of the hit TV show Walking Dead.  Since its release back in 31 October 2010 it has gathered massive momentum, so much so that many weapons manufacturers have jumped on the Zombie Wagon and released special edition […]


Fox Bushcraft Parang a real 3-in-1 survival tool

Looking for a new machete, knife and survival kit? Look no further, the FOX Parang is available in the UK and it definitely ticks all those boxes.     With its modern styling and military looks, i’m sure it will appeal to most outdoorsman and survivalists. The RRP is around £149, making this 3-in-1 knife good […]


Weaponology of the week – Japanese Samurai Katana

September 1, 2014

The Japanese Samurai Katana, beautiful, light, sharp, and one of the most effective weapons the samurai were trained to use. Historically, Katana were one of the traditionally made Japanese swords that were used in feudal Japan, also commonly referred to as a “Samurai Sword”. The Katana is characterized by its distinctive appearance: a curved, slender, […]


Weaponology of the week – Heckler & Koch MP5

August 25, 2014

Instantly recognisable, the famous Heckler & Koch MP5 is a 9mm sub-machine gun of German design, that was developed in the 1960s by a team of engineers from the German small arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K) of Oberndorf am Neckar. There are over 100 variants of the MP5, including a semi-automatic version. The […]


Weaponology of the week – Colt M1911 .45 caibre

August 12, 2014

Whether it’s the original or modern M1911 .45 calibre pistol, it has stood the test of time. The M1911 is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge, which served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces from 1911 to 1985. It was first used in later stages […]


Leatherman OHT competition winner

July 29, 2014

We are pleased to announce the winner of the WeaponologyUK Leatherman OHT competition: John Hinds from DJforMe. Please keep an eye for the next big competition, details will be posted soon. We will also be having some smaller competitions where you could win some cool Web-Tex Paracord military products.


Weaponology of the week – Tar-21 Tavor Assault Rifle

July 28, 2014

Here is a look at a modern day multi adaptable Bullpup military rifle designed specifically for the urban warfare scenario, the Israeli TAVOR. The TAR-21 stands for “Tavor Assault Rifle – 21st Century” and is an Israeli Bullpup assault rifle chambered for the Nato 5.56 ammunition. The Tavor has a selective fire system by way […]


Weaponology of the week – Mk 12 Mod 1 SPR

July 21, 2014

I recently watched the film Lone Survivor, a film based on the true story of a Navy seal team sent in to Afghanistan to capture a Taliban leader, Ahmed Shah, who was responsible for killing over 20 marines. The team got caught in a serious fire fight but held there own despite being extremely outnumbered. […]


Weaponology of the week – Winchester 1866 Yellow Boy

July 6, 2014

The Winchester 1866 Yellow Boy has become iconic, appearing in many Spaghetti Western films, such as ‘The Good The Bad The Ugly’ starring Clint Eastwood and ‘Fort Apache’ starring John Wayne. It is often referred to as a Winchester Rifle, but this is the over-arching name attributed to the lever-action rifles, which are manufactured by […]


Searching for ideas on a second-hand shotgun?

June 29, 2014

Are you looking to take up Shotgun shooting or to upgrade your existing over & under Shotgun? Shootinguk’s recommended top 20 second-hand 12 bore over and under guide is comprehensive and well worth a look. Click here to view.


What guns, knives & swords can I buy and sell in the UK?

The United Kingdom’s Gun and Weapon laws have gone through several changes over the last 20 years. The most recent big change was the introduction of the Violent Crimes Reduction Act 2006, which included: changes relating to the sale and ownership of realistic imitation firearms (RIF); new restrictions on postage for the mail order sale […]