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  Genitron.com - Dornaus & Dixon Bren Ten 10mm Pistol
Genitron.com - Dornaus & Dixon Bren Ten 10mm Pistol
The Bren Ten is a pistol design that had everything going for it, as well as everything going against it.
The result in 1983 was the Bren Ten, the first handgun chambered for the new 10 mm Norma cartridge.
www.genitron.com /unique24.html   (351 words)

  
 Modern Firearms - Handguns - Bren Ten
Bren Ten pistol was developed by Dornhaus and Dixion company in the USA in 1983, and was manufactured until ca.
Bren Ten is known as a first factory manufactured handgun to be chambered for the powerful 10mm auto cartridge, developed by Norma.
All Bren tens were pretty much hand fitted and assembled, and a total number of manufactured guns is not too big.
world.guns.ru /handguns/hg70-e.htm   (228 words)

  
  Resurrection of the Bren Ten   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
On the Bren the thumb safety was a single reversible lever, in the interests of simplicity this has been replaced by an ambidextrous safety.
Other Bren trademarks were a removeable barrel bushing that resembled a crown, a hump on the rear of the slide that housed the sight and the unique shape of the grip.
In outward appearance, the Falcons will be similar to the Bren Ten, but they will actually have a number of distinct design improvements which Voit believes will distinguish them as the best handguns of their type on the market.
nordicg3k.tripod.com /id6.html   (6447 words)

  
  Bren Ten - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bren Ten was a semi-automatic pistol designed to advance the state of the art in sidearms, combining a new more powerful round with a gun of greater strength and accuracy.
The Bren Ten is perhaps most notable for having been Sonny Crockett's pistol in the television show Miami Vice for part of the first and nearly all of the second seasons of the show, in 1984 and 85.
The two Bren Tens used in the show were customized, applying chrome to the slide in order to make it more visible during night scenes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bren_Ten   (818 words)

  
 Bren Resource Page - bren gun
The Bren, usually called the Bren Gun was a series of bren parts kit machineguns adopted bren mk 2 by Britain in the 1930s and used in various roles primarily into the 1980s.
The Bren was typically used with a 30 round magazine that in practice was usually filled to only 28-29 rounds to prevent jamming and avoid wearing out the magazine spring, something that was common for other firearms as well.
One soldier would be the Bren gunner and another would be bren ten jeff cooper his 'number two', who would carry extra ammo and barrels and change magazines in combat.
www.forensico.com /For-List_of_Firearms_B-/Bren.html   (1136 words)

  
 10 mm Auto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although having been selected by the FBI for use on the field, it proved too powerful to handle by many of its employees and too large for smaller handed individuals, both of which were a common problem with female agents.
When Norma designed the cartridge, at the behest of Dornaus and Dixon for their Bren Ten pistol (a strengthened variant of the CZ-75), they decided to increase the power over Cooper's original concept.
The other issue with early acceptance was the result of manufacturing problems with the Bren Ten; the contractor who was to manufacture the magazines had problems delivering them on time, and many early Bren Tens were shipped to dealers and customers without magazines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/10_mm_Auto   (1471 words)

  
 The Bren Ten In Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
One of the interesting, and somewhat frustrating, aspects of the Bren Ten are the various modifications made to the guns over the course of their production.
The original dual caliber Bren Ten magazines were manufactured by MEC-GAR of Italy with the first lots arriving at the Huntington Beach facility in early 1984.
And finally, while the Bren Ten is a great design, it must be admitted that there were in fact problems with the gun.
www.bren-ten.com /id3.html   (3750 words)

  
 The Broken Staff I
Bren had spent much of the previous night drinking in celebration of his friend Toran's elevation to Sixth Herald, and was in no mood to attend court.
Bren stood, and the quiet murmurings of the onlookers ceased.
Bren tried to argue with Kira, but she was adamant that he must leave, and leave now.
www.dargonzine.org /dz97s2.htm   (6696 words)

  
 Bren School - Facilities & Labs - Greening Bren Hall
Bren Hall sets the highest standard for sustainable buildings of the future, and is being used as a model for other facilities and operations, particularly throughout the campuses and institutions in the state of California.
Bren Hall is proof that cost is not a significant deterrent to green construction.
The original site for Bren Hall was a parking lot, and great effort was made to scale in the actual footprint of the construction site to preserve existing landscape and habitats.
www.bren.ucsb.edu /facilities/donald_bren_hall.html   (1372 words)

  
 Recent Speaking Engagements
Bren was invited to the Inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.
Bren was one of four outstanding women business owners who have been successful in a male dominated industry.
Bren Norris was elected a delegate to this conference in Washington DC.
www.bren-bna.com /brenspk.html   (1023 words)

  
 Just Pistols - NBB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Marushin modelled the Bren as an 8mm NBB and, although I was disappointed by the Automag's appearance, I was intrigued by glowing reports of the Bren Ten's performance and overall finish.
The box art graphics are very 'Miami Vice' (The Bren Ten achieved some general fame when Sonny Crockett carried one in the TV series), combined with a photograph of the gun.
On the left hand side of the slide is the legend BREN TEN, whilst the slide bears the Raven mark over the trigger (ahead of the slide stop) and a serial number on the abbreviated dust cover.
snowman.ascuk.net /bren10.htm   (939 words)

  
 The Gun Zone's Bren Ten Museum.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Bren Ten was a concept of mine, and while I am not ashamed of it, I admit that this concept was not entirely sound.
The full-house Bren Ten should be able to achieve reliable one-shot stops out to at least 50 meters, but pistol actions do not take place at 50 meters.
Cover of the December 1984 SWAT, with the notorious Bren Ten TandE article by Chuck Taylor about a self-loading pistol for which he had no magazines, a fact which somehow remained undisclosed.
www.thegunzone.com /brenx/brendex.html   (481 words)

  
 Bren Stevens
Coach Stevens is noted for her tireless work ethic, and positive approach to the sport and to what is on the horizon.
Bren is also a member of the national NCAA Rules Committee and she is one of two people that represent NCAA II institutions throughout the country on this appointed committee.
Bren also serves on the Executive Council for the West Virginia Senior Olympics and has recently finished her twenty-second season as the Head Swim Club Coach for the Cross Lanes Recreational Association.
www.ucwv.edu /athletics/sports/volleyball_coaches_bios/bren_stevens.aspx?viewmode=standard   (459 words)

  
 Bren gun carrier; fast, furious and lots of help
Bren Gun Carriers were quickly phased out of service as more appropriate vehicles became available.
This vehicle was never adopted but is importance in the development of the carrier because it set the form for the projecting front section of armour in front of the gunner.
Bren and Scout Carriers were upgraded during the war to the "universal" standard; many of these Carriers received "in the field" alterations which included the mounting of heavier machine guns like the American.30 in and.50 in Brownings.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-armour/allied/bren_carrier.htm   (4456 words)

  
 Thoughts From The Gunner's Guru -- April 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
We recently had occasion to discuss the history of the Bren Ten with a correspondent who was obviously more of a collector than a shooter.
What the Bren Ten pistol achieved over the 1911 was range.
The combat pistol is best employed at distances hardly more than across the room, and the Bren Ten will not do this any better than the venerable.45 ACP, or so it would seem.
www.gunsandammomag.com /gun_columns/guru0404_0426   (1049 words)

  
 Any Bren Ten fans out there? - THR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Not exactly the same words, but stated that since one of its primary objectives was for targets ranging to 50 yds, he could see no reason for it since most shootings are at close proximity...
Bit of amusing trivia, the Bren Ten actually qualifies for CandR status despite the relatively young age, due to its rarity.
I have always loved the BHP design and the Bren Ten is of that design.
www.thehighroad.org /showthread.php?t=233434   (1005 words)

  
 Taffin Tests the 10mm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Cooper named the new handgun the Bren Ten, BR for the BRNO factory in Czechoslovakia and EN for the British Enfield factory.
Bren Ten made a catchy name for the new 10mm.
Unfortunately, the name still exists and the Bren Ten itself is no more.
www.sixguns.com /tests/tt10mm.htm   (1070 words)

  
 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The 10mm came about in the early 1980s with the development of the Bren Ten autopistol.
The basic idea was to propel a 200-grain,.40-caliber bullet at velocities in the neighborhood of 1,200 feet per second.
Unfortunately, not many Bren Tens made it into the hands of regular shooters due to production problems, but other gun companies saw the potential of the cartridge and began producing pistols.
oregonstate.edu /~hartke/firearms/notaps10mm   (786 words)

  
 pistols2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Bren Ten is an example of a gun that had potential but was mired down by the practical aspects of marketing and production.
The Bren Ten sold for around $600 when the weapon was first introduced.
However this was not enough to save the Bren Ten and it soon faded from the marketplace.
www.wapahani.com /pistols2.html   (769 words)

  
 Jeff Cooper's Commentaries: Vol. 11, No. 14   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
What the Bren Ten pistol achieved over, for example, the 1911, was range.
The full-house Bren Ten should be able to achieve reliable one-shot stops out to at least 50 meters, but pistol actions do not take place at 50 meters.
The combat pistol is best employed at distances hardly more than across the room, and the Bren Ten will not do this any better than the venerable 45 ACP, or so it would seem.
users2.ev1.net /~mkreynolds/jeff/jeff11_14.html   (3585 words)

  
 Taffin Test the 10 mm Magnum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Never in the entire history of handgunning has the imagination of the shooting public been set afire as it was by the ten bore.
The first "production" gun was the Bren Ten, an improved CZ-75, as produced by the new company of Dornaus and Dixon.
Now it was time to complete the ten bore trio and introduce a real hunting cartridge and the 10MM Magnum was born.
www.sixguns.com /tests/tt10mag.htm   (1235 words)

  
 UCSB Environmental Information Lab (EIL) - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The ESSW project, led by James Frew, professor in the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), is one of two dozen original groups selected in December 1997 for participation in the NASA-sponsored Earth Science Information Partner (ESIP) Federation.
The ESSW project at the Bren School uses a local ESSW installation at UCSB to archive and publish Earth science data products generated by several ongoing studies at UCSB and elsewhere.
The Frew Lab at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management provides the computing infrastructure to support the ESSW project.  The basic project strategy is to explore scalable, inexpensive solutions for meeting the needs of researchers using ESSW from locations both inside and outside of the Frew Lab.
eil.bren.ucsb.edu /documentation/whitepapers/wp.htm   (3165 words)

  
 2001 SHOT Show Day One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Fernando insists on not remaking the relatively fragile Bren Ten or the Perigrin(sp?).
The original Bren had a problem with that as many of the internal parts can be fragile.
This pistol uses a BarSto barrel, has a screw in bushing with a spring loaded retaining plunger, the slide is serrated on the top, checkered on the back, Novak sights with tritium inserts, engraved stippling on the front and back straps, extended beavertail, the relocated trigger bar, and all new internals.
www.shotshowreports.com /2001pg1.html   (1704 words)

  
 advancing the school @ the bren school of information and computer sciences
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The school, strengthened with new, unprecedented resources by this gift, is aggressively moving toward its overarching goal of creating a top ten computer science program within five years.
Funding endowed chairs for high-profile, mid-career faculty to compliment the existing endowment of ten distinguished scholars
www.ics.uci.edu /about/bren/bren_advance.php   (204 words)

  
 New Bren Ten - TheFiringLine Forums
I saw an original Bren Ten at the last gunshow I attended, priced in the $5400 range.
The only Bren 10 that might be worth close to $5400 would be a Jeff Cooper commemorative of which VERY few were made.
I paid $800 for my used Bren 10 with two mags in the box w/papers at a Houston gun show less than two years ago and I know they haven't gone up that much.
www.thefiringline.com /forums/showthread.php?t=8694   (270 words)

  
 LAUREL VILLAGE RULES AND REGULATIONS
Flower boxes are permitted on decks, but may be no larger than three feet in length by ten inches in width by ten inches in depth (3’L x 10”W x 10”D).
Pets are permitted on decks provided the animal cannot escape the confines of the fence in any way and must be directly supervised by the Owner or his designee at all times.
Size may not exceed the dimensions of the patio or deck, with a maximum length of twenty (20’) feet along the unit and maximum width of ten (10’) feet out from the building.
www.bren.com /laurelvillage/Laurel_Village_Docs/arch_controls.htm   (3268 words)

  
 10 mm Auto at AllExperts
Although having been selected by the FBI for use on the field, it proved too powerful to handle by many of its employees and too large for smaller handed individuals, both of which were a common problem with female agents.
When Norma designed the cartridge, at the behest of Dornaus & Dixon for their Bren Ten pistol (a strengthened variant of the CZ-75), they decided to increase the power over Cooper's original concept.
The other issue with early acceptance was the result of manufacturing problems with the Bren Ten; the contractor who was to manufacture the magazines had problems delivering them on time, and many early Bren Tens were shipped to dealers and customers without magazines.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/10_mm_auto.htm   (1519 words)

  
 theGunners.it Shooting Club - 10 mm Auto, Passato e Presente   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Il nome “Bren” deriva dalla mitragliatrice inglese della seconda guerra mondiale, sviluppata e costruita in parte dalla CZ a Brno ed assemblato all’arsenale di Enfield.
“Ten” non è nient’altro che il numero dieci in inglese, usato in questo caso per il calibro 10 mm.
Se si parla di questa cartuccia, il primo pensiero si dirige inevitabilmente verso la Bren Ten e la Colt Delta Elite, entrambe fuori produzione da tempo.
www.thegunners.it /munizioni_ed_esplosivi/tecnologia_delle_munizioni/10_mm_auto_passato_e_presente.html   (2111 words)

  
 Miami-Vice.org Forum: BrenTen
You see the Bren Ten's are relatively rare- they only made circa 1,500 of them.
Bren prices do appear to have increased recently-no doubt the release of MV on dvd and the new MV film is having some effect.
I'm a Glock Girl, but a Bren Ten, would be a nice addition to my little collection.
www.miami-vice.org /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=6702   (1628 words)

  
 10mm Auto Guns Magazine - Find Articles
Norma created the 10mm Auto cartridge to Jeff Cooper's specifications and Dornaus and Dixon created the Bren Ten pistol to go with it.
Unfortunately, the gun didn't stand up terribly well to the powerful round, and the Bren Ten went down the tube.
The 10mm Auto cartridge would have gone with it had Colt not stepped into the breach and chambered the 1911 in 10mm as the Delta Elite.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BQY/is_3_47/ai_70650309   (299 words)

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