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Video: Danish Sniper Rifle AI AX50 suppressed

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:00

The Danish snipers of Stabskompagniet II Livgarden posted a video of their new Accuracy International AX50. To my knowledge these rifles are going to complement, or possibly replace, the current SAKO TRG 42s. According to the video the rifle has a 27″ inch barrel with a 1:15 twist, for 12,7 mm .50. The scope is […]

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Kimber Offering New Micro and Micro 9 Models

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:00

Kimber Mfg., Inc. (Kimber) released several new pistols in the Micro and Micro 9 lines recently. These compact pistols are essentially scaled down 1911 style pistols chambered in .380 ACP (the Micro line) and 9mm (the Micro 9 line.) A total of 11 new pistols are being offered. Micro Line Additions TLE – “TLE” stands for “Tactical […]

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B&T GHM-9: Is This the Best Pistol Caliber Carbine to Date? (4K UHD)

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:30

In this episode of TFBTV, James gets to tackle one of his favorite subjects – the pistol caliber carbine. James is hands-on with the Brügger & Thomet GHM9 (possibly, this acronym stands for Grasshopper Mouse/Grashüpfermäuse, a scorpion-eating rodent).  The GHM-9 is a submachinegun/personal defense weapon (SMG/PDW) designed and manufactured by Brügger & Thomet of Switzerland. […]

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Germany now allows Suppressors in more States

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:20

Hunters in the North Rhine-Westphalia area in Germany can now use sound suppressors for their hunting rifles. The Ministry of Interior has regulated this in a decree to the The Federal Hunting Act.  You may ask why this is important to you, but there are some very interesting and important quotes from high ranking officials […]

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POTD: Handgun Holster Fail

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:00

Found this photo with zero context. I am curious what the user was thinking when they holstered the grip rather than the gun? The gun looks odd and I think it is a CO2 bb gun. Matthew says it is a Crossman 1088. Forget the fact that this is some cheap corssman/Uncle Mike’s style holster. […]

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Need Wheels? Armored Car For Sale at Atlantic Firearms

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:00

  Looking for a new car? Want something… Different? How about, say, an armored car? Well among their catalog of AK clones, AR-15s, pistols and other assorted firearms, Atlantic has recently listed for sale a Fox armored reconnaissance vehicle. Of course, nothing good in life is free, and if you want this Fox to be yours […]

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Pink is the New Blech! (Female Gun Owner Series – Part 2)

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:01

The dramatic rise in number of firearms being purchased by women across the country today is undisputable. The message is clear: Women (myself included) want to shoot. We want to arm ourselves for hunting, competition, home defense, and even just plinking! However, a lot of firearm manufacturers haven’t caught up with the times. Does This […]

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Wilson Combat’s New Beretta 92G Centurion Tactical

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:00

Wilson Combat is well known for building 1911 style pistols. In recent times, the company has moved into working with the Beretta 92 series of handguns. It’s newest offering is from that series. The new 92G Centurion Tactical is a semi-custom pistol that is designed by Wilson Combat to be an “everyday carry” 9mm self […]

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Danish Army Begins Pistol Trials to Replace SIG P210

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:20

The Royal Danish Army, Hæren, are reportedly about to embark on trials to replace the venerable SIG P210, which has been in Danish service since 1949. The iconic P210 is world renowned as one of the finest pistols ever to be issued as a standard issue sidearm. It’s build quality and accuracy set it apart […]

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POTD: Norinco UZI Clone

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:00

Here is a Norinco M320 UZI clone. Thomas U in the Netherlands posted this up in a pistol caliber carbine group. Look closely. There are a couple interesting things about this UZI Clone. The most noticeable feature is the unique stock. According to Thomas, these were for the Dutch Airforce. Only 700 were made and […]

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New SAINT Edge from Springfield Armory

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:01

The latest, just-released SAINT Edge has been upgraded with a number of proprietary features custom built for this rifle. The lower receiver is machined from aircraft grade 7075 T6 billet aluminum and is equipped with Springfield Armory’s proprietary adjustable Accu-Tite tension system. The upper receiver is Type lll hard-coat anodized 7075 T6 aluminum, with forward […]

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Vickers Guide WWII: Germany (Vol.1)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 05:00

The latest edition of Larry Vickers’ series of coffee table reference books, the Vickers Guides, has been released. The fourth book in the series which has already featured editions looking at the AR-15 and 1911 – while the new book will focus on Germany’s small arms of World War Two. The new 360 page book, Vickers […]

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Zenith Firearms Releases The 922r Compliant Z43P Rifle

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:08

Following the announcement of a shift in focus purely on roller delayed firearms and leading up to the 2018 SHOT Show, Zenith Firearms is announcing the Z43P 922r compliant rifle. The new addition adds to the steadily increasing HK style weapons available that seem to have been regaining strength among consumers. As you are already […]

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It’s a Bit Chewy: New Polymer TACO from High Speed Gear

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:00

High Speed Gear recently announced the company was now selling a new generation of magazine carriers based on the concepts around its original TACOs. The new Polymer TACOs use many of the same design features as the TACOs, but they now include polymer materials that are said to offer lighter weight and be more resilient […]

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POTD: Two is One and One is None

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:00

In today’s Photo of the Day we rewind the tape back a few decades. We have a Dutch soldier with polished boots, with mirror-like finish, and pants with creases on his way to the shooting range.Happy days! He’s carrying two boxes of ammunition and “necklaces” in the form of two Uzis are hanging around his […]

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Modular Scalable Vest Finishes Final Round of Testing

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:09

The US Army’s latest improvement to the soldier’s gear has finished its final round of field testing. The testing was conducted in mid-October by soldiers with the 71st Ordnance Group and the 10th Chemical Hazardous Response Company, at Fort Carson, Colorado. From an article at the Army News Service: FORT CARSON, Colo. — Soldiers with the […]

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New Drop In M-LOK Handguard from Mission First Tactical

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:00

Mission First Tactical (aka MFT) recently announced it was now offering a new drop in handguard replacement for the AR style rifle. The new handguard, called the TP15MRS is a polymer, two piece design that snaps right into place onto any standard AR with a front sight tower and delta ring assembly. The new handguard system is […]

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New Programmable Flashlights from ASP

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 06:08

Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP) announced a pair of new flashlights that are aimed at the law enforcement and personal protection niches. Called the Pro DF and Pro AA respectively, the new lights are programable by the user and tested to the FL1 standard. Although ASP may be better known to many as an expandable […]

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“We Were Soldiers” Veteran Is Reunited with his Captured AK from Vietnam

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:30

We’ve covered the story of the Dillon AK on TFB previously on the blog and due to the efforts of a faithful reader that actually put us in touch with Col. Dillon we were able to actually sit down and interview him about his service in the 1st of the 7th Cavalry, infamous for heroic […]

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POTD: AUG-Ninjas

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:00

Today’s series of photos are a bit odd. You can see the melee training for the guards of the Maria Theresien Kaserne in Vienna, Austria. This is part of a self-defense training. They seem quite confident that their Steyr AUGs, including the optics, will withstand quite a lot of beating. With all the gear and […]

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