AK-47 Shepherds Hook…. or Crook: Should You Replace It?

(Shepherds Hook: the little wire that holds AK trigger pins in the receiver) “IMO its is a weak point on a pretty stout rifle.” – haLfLiFe I have stated for years that I have never seen a Shepherds Hook fail… (As in brake, fall out, or not work). Well today I can’t say that any more. I wish I would have had […]

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The Original Government Sponsored “Ghost Gun”: FP-45 Liberator Pistol!

A true relic of World War II, the FP-45 is a really neat $2.10 pistol (Maybe $32 today?).  It was designed to be dropped behind enemy lines.  Wait wait wait… I know what your thinking, “One shot of 45 acp!”  What more could you ask for to put down a NAZI right? So they were made to put a 45 ACP […]

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Liberator Shotgun from the Early 1960’s: Government Sponsored Ghost Gun!

Today I learned about a really neat piece of gun history. The “Liberator Shotgun” made by a man named Robert Hillberg.  He designed a special purpose shotgun for the “Hillberg Insurgency Weapon” Project with Winchester & DARPA because they wanted a weapon to drop behind enemy lines to arm under trained guerrilla fighters with the lethality that they needed… I was […]

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