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Armscor .45 Auto 230gr JHP gel test and review

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:30

Armscor .45 Auto 230gr JHP fired from 5″ SA 1911A1 at 20 feet into ClearBallistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight for the purpose of assessing the usefulness for defense. Buy it at Ventura Munitions: https://www.venturamunitions.com/armscor-45-acp-230gr-nosler-jhp-ammo-20-rounds/ Guns in this video: Springfield Armory 1911A1 GI Model Thanks to our sponsors:   Proxibid […]

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Kahr Arms and Gallery of Guns Team Up on New Brown Guns

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:20

Kahr Arms announced the company partnered with Gallery of Guns to introduce a pair of new compact pistols finished with a Desert Tan frame and a Cerakote Patriot Brown finish on the slide. Both of these new pistols are considered limited edition pistols that will be offered only through the Gallery of Guns website. Let’s […]

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American Outdoor Brands Expands Portfolio with New Acquisition

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:05

Consolidation of firearm and outdoor brands continue with the latest acquisition by American Outdoor Brands. The latest company to be acquired is Bubba Blade. The transaction is expected to be completed with cash on hand. American Outdoor Brands expects to complete the purchase by the end of summer. In recent years, the firearms industry has seen […]

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The new IWI Tavor 7 in .308 Win – The official details

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 07:00

The teaser image of the new Tavor 7 that IWI US posted on Facebook had a lot of response and raised more than a few questions. IWI USA have now officially posted the specifications of the 7,62 NATO / .308 Win Tavor 7. I’m guessing the name Tavor 7 comes from the “7” in 7,62. […]

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Strike Industries EMP for M&P Shield

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 04:00

Just when you thought a week would go by without something new from the folks over at Strike Industries, nope. They having something new coming down the pipeline. This time it’s their EMP mag extension for the Smith and Wesson M&P Shield for both the 9mm and .40SW models. They already make the EMP +2 […]

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Malhama Tactical Evolves

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 02:00

Last December we reported on the Uzbek originated group Malhama Tactical, offering the equivalent of private military services to numerous belligerents within the Syrian conflict. Rather than fade away from the scene, the group has actually appeared to have grown, with its own dedicated Twitter, Telegram, and several Youtube pages that go by hannibal Great and Malhama-Tactical FanGuy. In our […]

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BREAKING: GEMTECH Sold To Smith & Wesson

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 20:33

In a story that’s worthy of the ‘BREAKING’ tag, Massachusetts based firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson has purchased Idaho Silencer manufacturer GEMTECH. With details slim at the moment, there are obviously a lot of unanswered questions. However, the new GEMTECH headquarters building in Meridian, Idaho is still on schedule as well as all current product […]

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Bergara B14 HMR In 6.5 Creedmoor

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 15:30

The Bergara B14 HMR is nothing short of an impressive collection of specs that will wow even the most discerning of buyer. In this episode of TFBTV, Patrick takes the B14 HMR out to the range with the intention of finding out if all of those specs come together as a well-rounded rifle that is […]

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Mod Zero – Multiple Guns But Same Optic

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 15:20

Mod Zero is coming out with an interesting concept. It is an adjustable picatinny rail system that you put on your rifles. You zero your optic of choice then swap the optic to another rifle with the Mod Zero rail system. Of course the optic will not have the same zero as the previous rifle […]

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Blackhawk! SERPA Holsters Banned By LAPD

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 15:05

Earlier this month, a memo was distributed among the LAPD.   It states that Blackhawk! SERPA holsters and similar holsters are no longer approved for use. We have seen some instances, by citizens, where the trigger finger activated locking mechanism can not only stop working, in some cases people have shot themselves. I wonder if […]

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Caldwell’s New Pic Rail XLA Bipod

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 14:05

Caldwell Shooting Supplies is now offering an affordable line of bipods that are designed to attach to your rifle’s Picatinny rail. This makes them well suited for a large number of AR style rifles that are on the market today. Two different versions of the bipod are available. One is smaller with a 6-9″ adjustment […]

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Magpul Shipping UBR GEN2 AR-15 Stock

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 13:00

Right on the heels of the Mapul PMAG 30 AK74 MOE magazine announced earlier today Magpul Industries Corp let loose another Facebook post announcing the shipping of another anticipated product, this time the Magpul UBR GEN2 Collapsible stock for the AR-15 platform. An update on the original Magpul Utility/Battle Rifle stock the UBR GEN2 retains the […]

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Weapons of the Brazilian Marines

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 12:01

Having previously shown some of the items that the Força Aérea Brasileira (Brazilian Air Force) ground elements currently pack for their ground work (http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2017/06/23/brazilian-air-force-infantry-weapons/), it’s time, now, to see what their Marinha do Brasil (Brazilian Navy) counterparts employ. Most of the firearms, as expected, will be found in Navy-subordinated Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais (Marine Corps) […]

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The New Drakon from DoubleStar

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:11

The DoubleStar Corp may be best known for building guns, but the company is also involved in the knife business. One of its latest offerings is the Drakon Blade. The Drakon Blade is a fixed blade design that is the brainchild of Robert Cabrera. Cabrera is a weapon designer and martial arts practitioner, two areas […]

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Create Your Own with Birchwood Casey’s New Print-N-C Targets

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 02:00

Birchwood Casey offers a wide range of targets that brightly mark shots as the bullet passes through the paper. Called Shoot-N-C, the targets offer instant feedback for shooters and can make a first time range trip much more enjoyable for both kids and adults. For those of us that have been around the block a […]

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NEWS ALERT: Federal Judge Rejects California Mag Ban

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 23:40

I am going to keep this short and sweet – a federal judge has rejected a California law that was set to take effect to ban the ownership and possession of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez said that people should be able to use firearms with “whatever common […]

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Ruger LCRx .38SPL +P Review and CCW Pistol Rating System

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 15:30

  In this episode of TFBTV, James has the opportunity to review the Ruger LCRx in .38spl +P. The Ruger LCR series of revolvers are lightweight polymer/aluminum/stainless steel hybrids in numerous calibers. The Ruger LCP has a monolithic aluminum frame mated to a polymer grip and trigger group module that results in an overall lightweight […]

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Ruh-Roh. Open Bolt Machine Gun Clearing Goes Hot With Cookoff

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 15:05

For those of us so blessed to have served with open-bolt machine guns, we know that clearing malfunctions can be a real chore. Where standard shoulder-fired small arms like the M4 are truly difficult to get to cook-off temperatures, belt-fed weapons can get to those short, fast, and in a hurry. In fact, this is […]

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POTD: UZI Battle Axe?

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 14:00

Garret posted a photo of his Uzi with a custom coupled magazine. He used a Taccom mag coupler to join a 60 round mag to a 40 round mag. Not sure if this would feed 100 rounds but I would like to see him try. I need to try out the 100-round monster mag, made […]

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MTM Releases High-Low Shooting Table

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 13:00

MTM has released a product for when all of us have access to a field like Mr. Guns & Gear and perhaps something ideal for him. Where Mr. GnG has always been shooting off of his bags (and now recently, having updated to some rests), often we could stand to see him behind a table […]

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