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POTD: Finnish Brutality 2020
Posted on Sunday September 20, 2020

Our Photo Of The Day, today comes from Finland. We are looking at a few shots sent to TFB by a team that took part in the Finnish Brutality 2 Gun competition, organized by the Finnish military store Varusteleka. The Covid-19 pandemic affected the event, surely impacting international participation, but on August 22 and 23 […]

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SILENCER SATURDAY #143: Suppressor Under Handguard – Should You?
Posted on Saturday September 19, 2020

SILENCER SATURDAY #143: Suppressor Under Handguard - Should You?Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to another Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the impressive little Turbo K 5.56mm suppressor. Last week we did a bit of POI shift testing with three of the most popular rimfire silencers on the market. We’ll get it to more […]

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Friday Night Lights: Infrared Tracers
Posted on Saturday September 19, 2020

We all know that tracers exist. They have pragmatic uses, especially when shooting full auto at night. When used responsibly they can be fun. However, tracers are really bright. They are like miniature flares. While they help you see where your rounds are impacting they have an opposite effect for those under fire. The recipients […]

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POTD: Enhanced KRISS Vector SDP
Posted on Saturday September 19, 2020

Photo Of The Day – We take a look at the Enhanced KRISS Vector SDP. I had the opportunity to shoot it at the SHOT Show range day, but I have to admit that my memory is a bit faint since there was so much else going on at the same time in combination with […]

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SIG Sauer Releases “Empower the People” Video Series
Posted on Saturday September 19, 2020

SIG Sauer has released a six-part video series called "Empower the People".SIG Sauer is a worldwide leader in the design and production of firearms, and has been for many years. This is common knowledge. What is a bit less well-known is that SIG is also heavily involved in the training aspect of firearms, not just in manufacturing. They well understand that it isn’t good enough just […]

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Sellmark Charity Auction for Texas Game Warden Association
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Sellmark and their partners are conducting a charity auction to support Texas Game Wardens.Although you may not be too familiar with the Sellmark name itself, you are likely very familiar with some of the more customer-facing brands of which Sellmark is the parent company. Probably their best-known brand in the consumer market is Sightmark, a prolific manufacturer of inexpensive optics. If you are into the thermal/night vision game, […]

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Car Washing Becomes Fun Again – The DeBerti AR-Foam Cannon
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Perhaps most known from the Discovery Channel “Twin Turbos” series Brad DeBerti from Mooresville NC has invented an AR-Foam Cannon that will make washing vehicles fun again. Basically, DeBerti mixed an AR15 with a Renegade Products foam cannon. The end result may make water illegal or at least only available to people in limited quantities, and not […]

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TFB’s Build Of The Week Series: Awesome 2020 Reboot Edition
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Build Of The Week SeriesA little over two years ago, we started a little series called Build Of The Week. Many of you readers enthusiastically participated and we had a ton of submissions. Enough that we turned it into a contest with a chance to win real prizes – culminating in the giveaway of a rifle to Jim R […]

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Firearms School KR Training Launches Virtual Preparedness Conference
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Firearms school KR Training and preparedness author Paul T. Martin have teamed up for a virtual preparedness conference.One of the few positives to come out of the dumpster fire year that has been 2020 is the fact that the last six months have started opening more peoples’ eyes. Whether due to pandemic panic, supply chain interruptions and goods shortages, or civil unrest, more Americans than ever are coming to realize that firearms […]

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New Book: “The PIAT: Britain’s Anti-Tank Weapon Of World War II”
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

New Book - The PIAT Britain's Anti-Tank Weapon Of World War II (11)A new Osprey Publishing book titled “The PIAT: Britain’s Anti-Tank Weapon Of World War II” written by none other than TFB’s own Matthew Moss has been published recently. As the title implies, the book tells about the history and design of PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank), an iconic British WW2 anti-tank weapon. Developed in a secret […]

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New US-Made SIG P210 vs. Original Swiss P210 + Full Review
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves explores the SIG P210. James has a review copy of the SIG P210 Standard model, which is the new, all-stainless steel version made in the United States. Most P210 fans are well acquainted with and very fond of the carbon steel classic Swiss SIG P210, a hand-fitted masterwork. […]

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Gunwerks Lite SabR – Integrally Suppressed Bolt-Action Rifle Chambered in .338 RCM
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Gunwerks Lite SabR (1)The Skunwerks custom firearms division of Gunwerks built a pretty interesting bolt-action rifle which they named Lite SabR. This rifle is chambered in .338 Ruger Compact Magnum (.338 RCM), has an integrally suppressed barrel and extensively utilizes light materials such as carbon fiber, titanium and magnesium. The result is an extremely lightweight yet potent, hard-hitting rig. […]

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Handgun Showdown – Top 4 Glock Alternatives
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

There’s no denying, the Glock 19 is one of the most popular handguns among people carrying concealed on a daily basis. When it comes to comparing various guns, the Glock 19 is the gold standard for capacity, weight, functionality and ease of use. Over the last few decades, Glock has built a reputation of being […]

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POTD: Oberland Arms OA-15 Super Light Rifle
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Photo Of The Day – We take a quick look at the Oberland Arms OA-15 SL14 (Super Light) M-LOK in caliber .223 Remington. It weighs only 2.8 kgs or 4.4 lbs. “Argh – another one of those boring black AR15 clones” you might think. But this is the first time German manufacturer Oberland Arms has […]

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Concealed Carry Corner: Real-World Stress Training
Posted on Friday September 18, 2020

Last week, I talked about the importance of one-handed shooting and practicing with both your support and dominant hand. There were a few great debates in the comment section and I loved how you guys digested that. I went to the range early Saturday morning with three close friends who are all experienced shooters and […]

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SIG Sauer Introduces “X-Change Kit” for P365 Pistols
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

SIG Sauer has introduced an X-Change kit to convert your P365 into a P365XL.When SIG Sauer released the original P365, it quickly became a hit. It made TFB’s “Prancer’s Perfect Pistols” list for Christmas 2018, it earned Reader’s Choice honors in 2019, it was listed as a “Best Summer Carry Gun”, and James “Sky’s Out Thighs Out” Reeves declared it a game-changer in his “Guns of the Decade” […]

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New Craftsman Collection Air Guns Designed by Benjamin Airguns
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

New Craftsman Collection Air Guns Designed by Benjamin AirgunsCrossman and Benjamin are two of the most recognizable names in the air rifle industry. Many people often do not realize that both actually belong to the Crossman family name as Crossman bought Benjamin back in 1992 with Crossman dating all the way back to 1924. The Craftsman Collection from Benjamin Air Guns has just […]

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Davidson’s Adds Hoppe’s To Its Product Catalogue
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

Davidson's has added Hoppe's to the many brands they carry and distribute.Hoppe’s No. 9 – if you’re a firearms enthusiast, you almost certainly know it and love it. That familiar, pungent, acrid aroma is so ubiquitous in the gun world that you can even get candles and air fresheners scented like the classic 117-year-old cleaning concoction. It’s been one of the most popular firearms maintenance products […]

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NEW Lyman AR Reloading Handbook, 2nd Edition
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

Lyman AR Reloading Handbook - Second Edition (1)Lyman has announced that the second edition of their AR Reloading Handbook is now available. Compared to the first book, the 2nd edition Lyman AR Reloading Handbook has an expanded cartridge list that includes the latest AR cartridges such as .224 Valkyrie, .22 Nosler, .24 Nosler, and .350 Legend, as well as updated data on […]

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Trijicon Fires Back Re: Lawsuit Settlement with Holosun
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

Trijicon has issued their own statement about the settled patent infringement lawsuit against Holosun.If you’re a regular TFB reader, you will likely already be aware of the lawsuit that Trijicon filed against Holosun earlier this year. In short, the lawsuit alleged that Holosun infringed on Trijicon’s “Optical Sight” patent, #US8443541B2. You will likely also know that the suit has already been settled and that Holosun recently released a […]

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TFB Review: Swarovski Optics STR80 MRAD/MOA Spotting Scope
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

A spotting scope may not be an absolute must for long range hunters and competitors, but it sure is a nice addition to your setup. To be able to call your or your friend’s shots to give him impact point corrections you also need a reticle, a feature that most normal spotting scopes lack. The […]

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POTD: M32 Grenade Launcher
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

Photo Of The Day and time for some M32 Grenade Launcher action. I think you’ll agree that the M32 is a rather special firearm with its large cylinder. Below we look at a soldier in the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, as he shoots an M32 Grenade Launcher during range training conducted […]

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Wheelgun Wednesday: Why do Revolver Iron Sights Suck SO MUCH?
Posted on Thursday September 17, 2020

revolver iron sightsAs a firearm enthusiast who is drunkenly in love with revolvers, and an especially strong affinity to double-action wheelguns, I have something that I need to get off my chest. I have been carrying around the burden of this secret for many years and I am ready to let the world know my opinion: revolver […]

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“Expedient Recoilless Launcher: Panzerfaust” Book now Available
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

Expedient Recoilless Launcher Panzerfaust Book now Available on AmazonA couple of weeks back we covered a great piece of Form 1 building by Jonathan Wild. Jonathan ended up constructing a From 1 Panzerfaust Recoiless Launcher at home which was capable of launching the projectiles up to 120 yards with pretty consistent results. Jonathan has now released his very own book Expedient Recoilless Launcher: Panzerfaust. The […]

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Armanov Stackable Gauge Boxes for .300 AAC Blackout
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

I don’t have any scientific data, but I would presume than 300 Blackout is one of the more popular rounds for reloading. I did jump on the 300 BLK train but don’t shoot it that much to justify my own reloading. As any reloader knows, most malfunctions are related to the ammunition. It could be deformed […]

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Gun Distributor RSR Group to Host 2020 Dealer E-Show
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

The RSR Group aims to help supply firearms dealers with an E-Show from September 15th to the 18th.Firearms dealers are having a crazy year. Whether you have a front-line brick-and-mortar storefront, a range that also sells products, you’re an online retailer, a home-based FFL, a distributor like RSR Group or pretty much any other gun-related business, 2020’s weirdness has almost certainly affected your business. Some of these effects have been positive – […]

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U.S. Marine Corps Select Multi-Spectral Weapon Night Sight from Elbit Systems
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

The ability to stay in the fight at night and at long distances is increasing in importance, and the United States Marine Corps is of course looking for competitive solutions in the area. For instance, the French Army selected the SCAR-H PR with a low variable power riflescopes from Schmidt & Bender (reviewed here) with thermal […]

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Samuel Colt Edition 1911 from Davidson’s, Colt, and Baron Engraving
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

Davidson's, Colt, and Baron Engraving have announced a new 1911 tribute to Samuel Colt.The venerable 1911: love it or hate it, view it as outdated or enduring, it’s hard to argue against the design’s historical importance. It served as the US military’s standard issue sidearm for the majority of the 20th century, through multiple conflicts including two World Wars (not that any 1911 fanboy would ever let you […]

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3DEO: The 3D Printing Marketers Don’t Tell You About
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

3DEO partsAdditive Manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing, although now over 30 years old, is still a relatively new family of processes. Indeed it is not yet fully integrated in many industries, and in firearms manufacturing, we tend to see it sparingly, mostly for niche products. Moreover, many customers, and manufacturers alike, tend to be fully aware […]

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POTD: Ambush! Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

Photo Of The Day – The location is Germany, where we have U.S. Special Forces in combination with Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces (KASP) as they simulate an ambush on armored vehicles with anti-armor weapons. In the photo below there are National Defence Volunteer Forces (KASP) from Lithuania preparing for a mission alongside U.S. Army […]

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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Ultimate Boomer Response Edition
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

Hot Gat or Fudd CrapWelcome everyone to the 65th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have […]

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HK Style Left Side Charging Handle For Kalashnikov KP-9
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

KP-9 HK Style Charging handleKalashnikov USA’s popular KP-9 pistol has made quite a splash in the pistol caliber carbine revival, which means that the aftermarket is starting to ramp up.  While browsing Reddit, I found a product made for the KP-9 that replaces the hollow gas tube with a left-side charging handle.  The “Vector 7.62 HK Style” charging handle […]

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Heckler & Koch Respond to Bundeswehr Selection of Haenel’s MK556
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

Heckler & Koch released a statement earlier today addressing the Bundeswehr’s selection of the C.G. Haenel MK556 over HK’s HK416 and new HK433 rifles. The statement was released in German, below is a machine translation: Heckler & Koch was informed today that neither of its two offers should be included in the assault rifle tender […]

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Primary Arms Optics Now Shipping SLx GEN III Prism Scopes
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

Primary Arms is now shipping new and improved versions of their SLx 3x and 5x prism scopes.Primary Arms Optics has been putting out solid scope options at a variety of price points for years now. Among their other popular products like red dots and variable-power scopes, you will find a selection of prism scopes. In July, TFB reviewed a new addition to the Primary Arms lineup: their SLx Gen III 5X […]

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The Geissele ICON Rifle – “Freedom’s Remembrance”
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

Icon rifle geisseleI really liked the Geissele ICON Rifle of last month – “The Last Man Standing” – with the wooden details and I can only congratulate whoever won it. But as we have entered September, it is time for a new ICON Rifle from Geissele, and it’s called: “Freedom’s Remembrance”. Here’s how Geissele describes their ICON September Rifle. […]

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Walther P99 vs Magnum Research MR9 Eagle
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

In this episode of TFBTV, Hop shoots the first generation Walther P99 and the Magnum Research MR9 Eagle. Is the Magnum Research clone better than a real P99? Should James Bond have switched back to the PPK after the Brosnan era? Does anybody remember the Smith & Wesson SW99? Probably not. ««« GUN AND GEAR […]

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German Ministry of Defence Confirms C.G. Haenel is the Winner
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

C.G. Haenel MK556Following on from the surprising news of yesterday, that C.G. Haenel MK556 rifle had won the German Army tender to replace the Heckler & Koch G36, confirmation has now been officially announced. Below you can find the official Press Release and communication from the Federal Ministry of Defence in Germany. This is a machine translated text from […]

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TFB Review: Wilson Combat HD/+P 1911 Magazines
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

Throughout my testing of the Buy vs Build 1911 series, I have come to realize there are various levels of quality 1911 magazines. I treat my 1911 magazines like modern polymer magazines and will let them drop freely onto the concrete while jamming a fresh mag in and keeping the lead onslaught continuous for the […]

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POTD: Dragunov Sniper Rifles in “Sniper Frontier”
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, is TFB’s recurring articles where we go to great length trying to find the best pictures and stories out there. There’s a lot of Dragunov sniper rifle content today, as we look at Russian troops as they conduct live fire in all sorts of situations. The trigger pack. Machine […]

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The Rimfire Report: The Songbird 3D Printed Pistol with a Nylon Barrel
Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

The Rimfire Report: The Songbird 3D Printed Pistol with a Nylon BarrelHello and welcome back to The Rimfire Report! This weekly series focuses on the rimfire firearm world and its various ammunitions and sports in addition to the wealth of rimfire firearms out there. This week we’re taking a look at a 3D printed 22LR firearm  – The Songbird. The Songbird was created by 3D printers and is […]

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