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TFBTV Hits 400,000 Subscribers!

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:30

Lately, TFBTV has made a habit of hitting significant landmarks on significant holidays. On New Year’s Eve 2017/18, TFBTV crossed the 100 million view threshold. Right on the heels of this achievement, Mardi Gras Day, February 13, 2018, TFBTV earned its 400,000th subscriber. Miles, Andrew, Corey, Mike, and James all appreciate your continued support and viewership […]

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Rent-A-Reticle: Optic Rental Business

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:00

Jarod of Parker Mountain Machine makes accessories for a various firearms. He has focused on the SCAR platform and branched out to CZ scorpions. Now he offers a variety of slide cuts and RMR cuts for various pistols. Well now he has started a new venture called Rent-A-Reticle that rents out optics. If you like […]

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Advertising: For Those Who’d Drink Their Own Urine, the RDB Survival

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:00

What we would do “if we had to” hopefully we’ll never have to find out. In the last edition of Recoil magazine (and perhaps elsewhere, but that’s where I found this image) KelTec suggests their ad that people who would drink their own urine also should get their 5,56 mm RDB Survival bullpup firearm. Now […]

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POTD: Übung Eiskristall 2018

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:00

The Mountaineering Brigade 23 “Bavaria“, which is specialized in infantry fighting in difficult to extreme terrain. They operate at high altitudes and under harsh climatic and weather conditions and is stationed in five locations in southern Bavaria with 5,300 soldiers. The brigade has some unique range of tasks in the German Army and therefore also […]

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How to Make Gun Videos: Shooting Your Gun Part II

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:30

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves walks you through the process of capturing great video indoors and outdoors. Filming shooting-action videos and videos of your guns is often a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be if you are willing to manually control your camera. Just put your camera in manual filming mode […]

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Frame Mounted Pistol Compensator Coming Soon

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 18:00

Joel Pirela of Pirela Weapon’s Division is an avid knife fanatic and shooter. He and Nemesis Knives are collaborating on making a frame mounted pistol compensator. Compensators on pistols help counter act muzzle climb and are often attached to the gun using a threaded barrel. The benefit of a frame mounted compensator is that it […]

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Brazilian LE agencies shopping abroad for pistols

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 17:00

After long decades of mainly using pistols locally made by Forjas Taurus, Brazilian LE agencies have been turning their attention to products from overseas manufacturers, mainly in the wake of multiple reports of technical/safety issues with the “bull brand” weapons. It should be recalled that IMBEL – Indústria de Material Bélico do Brasil has been […]

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[SHOT 2018] TFB TOP FIVE – Ammo And Accessories

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:01

Nearly at the end of our 2018 SHOT Show TFB Coverage is the catchall category for anything without a serial number. Like the baubles in a Christmas stocking, sometimes the coolest gifts are small and inexpensive (some are just small). Check out some of the most popular ammo and accessories from this year’s show. And […]

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[GAOS 2018] American Range Sytems Brought Out The Coffin

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:00

American Range Systems makes bullet traps for shooting ranges. But their bullet traps are not just for ranges. They are used by manufacturers, importers and anyone who tests firearms. Their latest weapon testing system is this large Coffin sized container which is humorously named The Coffin. The Coffin was developed after user feedback. One of […]

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A Rare, Titanium AK Silencer: The Arsenal + Gemtech ARS30-1 Suppressor

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:00

The Arsenal ARS30-1 made its public/dealer debut at the 2017 NASGW Wholesaler Expo in San Antonio, Texas. Made by Gemtech, the ARS30 is obviously purpose-built for the AK47/AK74 platform but is capable of withstanding a variety of calibers and barrel lengths. Constructed of titanium, it weighs in at 19.5 ounces and features a quick disconnect […]

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[GAOS 2018] Future Forged 1.2oz Light Weight AR Grip And AFG

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:00

While walking down the aisles of the Great American Outdoor Show, I have to admit I was suckered into Future Forged’s tag line “Lightest AR Grip In The World”.It drew me in and when I picked up their Vektor grip, it truly was the lightest weight grip I have ever felt. As soon as I […]

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[GAOS 2018] Mossberg Shockwaves, Shotguns, And MVP New For 2018

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:30

At SHOT Show 2018, Mossberg made the headlines with their 590M double stack mag fed shotgun. I missed their new line up but got to see them at the Great American Outdoor Show. Mossberg has one of the largest booths at GAOS. They brought out their entire lineup and the 590M was clearly the star […]

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POTD: Magpul PRO 700 builds

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:00

Just before SHOT Show we reported about the new Magpul Pro 700 stock. You can read all the details here. Magpul Industries just released a few new pictures of actual builds and they’re pretty good looking with some excellent specifications. The top picture shows a Magpul 700 PRO stock with a Curtis Axiom .308, 16″ […]

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Review: Quick Enhancements for Marlin Leverguns

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:00

Whether original Marlin or “Remlin”, there are some easy upgrades that can be made: Adjust Sights: While I do like using iron sights on this particular rifle, I admit: The original buckhorn sights aren’t awesome.  They’ve worked alright for hunting wild boar at close ranges, but shots past 100 yards get tricky.  I worked up a […]

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[SHOT 2018] TFB TOP FIVE – Handguns

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:09

As we roll into that giant sunset in the SHOT Show sky, let’s take a second to review some of the most significant handguns announced a few weeks ago. As a sign of the times, the top requested pistol is basically an MP5 without a stock. Both long rumored and long awaited, the PTR 9C and […]

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Winter Olympics Anatomy Of A Biathlon Rifle

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:00

The Winter Olympics are here again, and this time it is held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The only sport in the Winter Olympics that uses a firearm is Biathlon. The rifles used in the sport are purpose built for this type of competition. Here is are two videos about the anatomy of these race guns. […]

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Hunter Gets Triggered By Friend

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:00

How to ball tap your friend with a shotgun. Ask him “Hey Man, you got your gun on safety?” Pull the trigger Laugh a lot This is rather funny and most likely a harmless prank.  Even if they were shooting some potent 3″ or 3.5″ shells the shot would not go very far. Although it […]

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Impressions and Reflections of SHOT 2018

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:00

Now more than a week has passed since SHOT 2018, and we at TFB are finally recuperating from what is most likely the busiest single week that the entire team will have all year. With SHOT Show over, we can finally go back to the boring business of gun writing and video making. But while the […]

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New 60-round 5.45×39 Magazines made by Puf Gun

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:00

PUF GUN, based in Chelyabinsk Russia, have released new 60-round 5.45×39 mm magazines for the AK platform. I suppose there are not too many rifles in civilian ownership available at the moment, but perhaps the market will pick up and there might be some forces that will appreciate doubling the capacity. The magazines looks like […]

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[GAOS 2018] New SRM1228 Shotgun Shoots 12 Ga Aguila Mini Shells

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:00

Navy Arms Co makes the SRM1216. It is a semi auto bullpup shotgun that has a 4 tube magazine. At the Great American Outdoor Show, they had their latest version of the SRM shotgun. The SRM1228 is a 12 gauge just like the SRM1216 but it has been modified to shoot 12 gauge Aguila mini […]

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