HAFDASA Carbines: Don’t cry for them, Argentina, the truth is they never left you (VIDEOS)

If we told you 80-years ago, someone designed a compact rifle that held a fifty round box mag, used a one-piece aluminum lower receiver, and could be made on the cheap, would it ring a bell? Surely, you would have heard of this gun, right? Well it’s the C series Ballester Rigaud made by the HAFDASA company of Argentina—and unless you’re a gamer odds are you probably haven’t. Read more


A love letter to the Beretta 71

I believe the most important reason to own this pistol is for the fun and joy of shooting. With the large fake suppressor, one can take this gun to the range and send round after round into paper targets, living out your favorite spy movie fantasy. I confess to my friends that when I first shot this pistol I had the intro song to “Casino Royale” running through my head each time I picked up the pistol. It is simply a fun gun to shoot, even with the fake suppressor obscuring the sights. Read more