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May 2015

  1. Different types of Air Gun

    Air Guns at Surplus Store Air Force One Trophy Pistol Walther Rotex R8 rifle air pistol air rifle shop Surplus Store There are a number of different types of air gun, all with a number of different features. Individuals will want their air gun for different reasons, and the range of air gun types will offer certain advantages for choosing them over another type. We have taken a look at the range of air guns below: Continue reading →
  2. New Bond novel to resurrect old flame

    Sean Connery posing next to Aston Martin whilst filming Goldfinger – Surplus Store The only violet-eyed woman Bond had ever seen is how Pussy Galore was described in the novel Goldfinger, written by Sir Ian Fleming. It is unknown what happened to her after the death of Goldfinger, but it is hinted that she was sent to prison. However, she is set to return in the new Bond novel being penned by author Anthony Horowitz, fantastically named Trigger Mortis. Horowitz is probably best known for his Alex Rider books, and has also created many television series, such as Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War. Continue reading →
  3. Lightweight weapon prototype for US Army use unveiled

    Textron Logo – Surplus Store The Pentagon have given their seal of approval to a new lightweight gun for use by the US Army.  Textron’s Lightweight Small Arms Technology (or LSAT) firearm will come in both rifle and Light Machine Gun form, and are set to replace some older models of gun currently in use. Textron were granted a contract worth $5.7 million, or roughly £3.7 million last year, and have now been able to show off their prototype LMG at the recent 2015 SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) conference. Continue reading →
  4. Which calibre and what type of pellet is right for you?

    Air rifle pellets of varying calibres air rifle shop Surplus Store Crawley Here at Surplus Store, we have a number of air pistols online, which will use different calibres of ammunition, as well as different varieties of these calibres. Below, we have taken a look at the different calibres and variations of these to try and help you to make a decision of which ammo you would want to use in your air pistol or air rifle: Continue reading →
  5. 2,000-year-old crossbow twice as powerful as assault rifle

    Panoramic of one of the Terracotta Warrior hangers – Surplus Store	A 2,200-year-old crossbow was unearthed among the Terracotta Warriors last month, and some experts believe that it could have been almost twice as powerful as a modern day assault rifle. The crossbow is the only one to date that has been found intact, and it has been reported that it could have shot an arrow up to 2,600 feet, which is nearly 800 metres. This is around double the range of an AK47, which is about 1,300 feet. Continue reading →
  6. Will Smith spotted gun training for Suicide Squad

    Will Smith in Paris in 2014 – Surplus Store Will Smith has been caught on film brushing up on his gun training for the upcoming DC film Suicide Squad, where he will be playing the role of Deadshot. He may well be one of the deadliest assassins in the world, but everyone needs practise, right? During his free time, Smith visited a shooting range in California, where he was practising with the Glock 9mm and the AT-15 competition rifle, whilst he instructor followed him and gave instructions. Continue reading →
  7. Is this the most advanced Airsoft grenade ever?

    Photo of the MAS-G Advanced Airsoft Grenade with LED display There is currently a Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of an advanced airsoft grenade, which is being constructed by an ex-RAF Electronics Technician. Molyneux Advanced Systems, the creator of the MAS-G Advanced Airsoft Grenade, has 20 years of electronics experience, and more than 10 years of product design experience, in both the Military and Commercial sectors. Continue reading →
  8. SPECTRE guns revealed

    SPECTRE official film logo The guns being used in the upcoming James Bond film “SPECTRE” have been revealed, and will see the enemies of Bond sporting something very different, but also very special! It is assumed that Daniel Craig will still be seen sporting his Walther PPK, the favoured sidearm of Bond since he made his big screen debut in Dr No in 1962. Continue reading →
  9. G36 set to be ditched by Germany military

    G36 assault rifle ditched by German military Surplus Store The German military have decided to get rid of the G36 assault rifle, after being a staple part of the army since the 1990’s. Defence minister Ursula von der Leyen has stated that the rifle is being dropped after tests suggest it does not shoot straight when it gets warm! Continue reading →

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