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Apex Releases Curved Advanced Trigger for Sig Sauer P320

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:00

I’ll make a bold prediction here: The Sig Sauer P320 will supplant the M&P platform as the second most popular handgun in the market here within the next 5 years (in terms of units sold during a calendar year). While that gives the M&P a bit to stay #2 with its decade plus advance notice, […]

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Alex Pro Firearms (APF) Test Fires their 1st Prototype Silencer

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 06:08

Alex Pro Firearms (APF) is a small AR-15 manufacturer from Alexandria, MN. Recently in 2013, they decided to dive into the firearms market. APF may not be a household brand name when it comes to black guns, but they have a strong hometown backing throughout MN and much of the Midwest. Primarily focusing on sporting […]

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MasterPiece Arms Enhanced Vertical Grip

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 04:00

MasterPiece Arms has designed a new precision shooting grip for their BA rifle chassis. The new grip is called EVG which stands for Enhanced Vertical Grip. As the name implies, the grip is vertical in relation to the bore axis. It also features a large palm swell and extended rests for the trigger finger and for […]

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Egyptian Small Arms Cache Uncovered, Further Iranian Connection

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 02:11

Recent news reports have revealed that an arms cache in use by the Muslim Brotherhood was recently uncovered by Egyptian Security Forces in the vicinity of Alexandria. A number of small arms and explosive devices were uncovered, several of which will be noted below due to their peculiarity. However one of the more important finds […]

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Assassination Guns: Elimination By Extreme Prejudice (The Welrod & Welwand)

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:30

The Welrod and Welwand are fascinating objects of a bygone era of espionage. Invented specifically for the British Special Operations Executive, they were purely weapons of assassination for use inside Fortress Europe or against Imperial Japanese Military officers. So effective and reliable were these weapons that the Welrod is reported to have been in active […]

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F&D Tactical’s SHUT – The Anti Accu-Wedge

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:20

AR-15 shooters have long had to contend with “receiver wobble.” While never detrimental to the function of the firearm, the wobble has been a constant source of annoyance for AR lovers from the firearms world where solid feel is often put on a pedestal. Various solutions have been offered for this including milling receivers to […]

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The Attacher – Simple Name & Concept, Awesome Options

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:05

Boxer Tactical, known for their President’s awesome Amidst the Noise videos, and simple American innovation, is at it again with yet another simple solution to a problem plaguing shooters everyone – gear organization. Most shooters I know make healthy use of boxes of various kinds. Once full, wanting to go tactical or recognizing that not […]

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POTD: Smoke Signals

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 14:00

J.W. Ramp was shooting some surplus 37mm flares out of his M16 style smoke launcher. Be careful of what you shoot them at. The flare hit the berm but had enough energy to bounce up and over the berm and into the field behind it. Fortunately it was raining but they checked on it just […]

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The FN 509: A Peek At FN’s MHS Pistol … Sorta

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 15:30

The FN 509 is about as close as you can currently get to the Modular Handgun Submission that Fn America sent into the DOD trials, but isn’t exactly the same gun. In this episode of TFB TV, Patrick takes the brand new FN 509 out to the range to get acquainted with the new to […]

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The new Taurus T Series pistols

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:01

Brazil’s Forjas Taurus, following  a particularly difficult year dealing with much publicized market/users complaints about safety/functioning aspects of some of its guns (pistols, mainly), appears to be entering 2017 with a serious commitment towards products quality.  Other than simply updating its long-established bull logo, the company is in the process of undergoing wide changes in […]

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Threat Analysis: IS Marksmen in Kirkuk

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 09:09

The so-called Islamic State has released a video recently in a series of in-depth views of marksmen taking shots at Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers in the vicinity of Kirkuk province in Iraq. The video is titled Arrows of the Monotheists and is essentially a propaganda and recruiting effort from the Islamic State. The majority is footage from […]

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DIY Home Made 9mm Carbine Pistol

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 06:08

AK Custom took a paintball grip and built a 9mm carbine pistol around it using supplies from a local hardware store.   On a Pistol Caliber Carbine group, that I am a member of, there was some discussion about the legality of this build. From the video it looks like it might be an open […]

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Canik TP9SFx: A Race Gun For The Everyman

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 15:30

The Canik TP9SFx offers some of the features that you might find on a much more expensive competition focused pistol at a price point that most people can afford. In this episode of TFB TV, Patrick takes the Turkish pistol out to the range to see if it is good enough to be considered a […]

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Craft Brew Kershaws: the Malt and Hops

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 15:20

Apparently taking inspiration from beer, KAI USA Ltd is offering a new pair of folding knives called Malt and Hops. Both of these knives are being sold under the Kershaw name. According to the company, the knives were designed by Gustavo Cecchini. Cecchini has been designing blades for more than a decade. In addition to […]

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REV Arms Looks to be No More – No Impact, No Idea

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 15:05

REV Arms, also called Revolution Arms, noted for “selling” (more on the quotes in a second…) sub-MOA guarantee AR-15s is highly likely to be no more. While formal bankruptcy papers have not been filed, the company has gone eerily silent. Numerous customers are reporting lack of delivery of product to the local BBB. According to […]

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POTD: WolfA1 Upper Is Popular In Taiwan

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 14:00

The photo above is a screen shot from a Taiwanese news report about the sales of the T91 upper receiver being imported by Wolf Ammo. If you are not familiar with the T91, it is the standard issued rifle for the Republic of China, aka Taiwan. Wolf is importing the upper receivers but making the […]

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Ukrainian Fort-28 Pistol chambered in 5.7x28mm

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 13:00

As far as I knew there were only three handguns chambered in 5.7x28mm: Masterpiece Arms Defender, Excel Arms Accelerator and of course the first one – FN Five-seveN.  But it turns out that there is also a Ukrainian pistol called Fort-28 chambered in this caliber. The Ukrainian company started designing this gun back in 2015. It […]

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Fuchs Over & Under Bolt Action Rifles

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:01

Earlier we showed a side by side bolt action double rifle on TFB. Today we’ll take a look at a couple of over and under bolt action rifles made by the same company – Fuchs. The O&U versions of these rifles seem to be more slimline and handy if this kind of action can be […]

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Weapon Worship in India

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:09

There is an interesting cultural element of worshipping weapons in India. It is called Shastra Puja or Ayudha Puja, which literally means weapon worship. It takes place during an Indian religious annual festival in September. The celebration is dedicated to the Goddess Durga. During this event, people decorate their weapons with flowers and some religious ornaments […]

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Innovative Arms Integrally Suppressed Ruger MKIV

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 09:09

Innovative Arms just announced something that is on the top of my want/wish list. The silencer and firearms manufacturer has upgraded their line of integrally suppressed firearms to include the new Ruger MKIV rimfire pistol. Using a monocore baffle stack, the team at Innovative Arms has included the  seamless upper/barrel/tube design that makes for a […]

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