Jerry Miculek posted this picture on his facebook page. It is a TKB-022PM. It boggles my mind how the round is chambered and fired. There doesn’t seem to be any room behind the magazine for anything mechanical to operate. According to Wikipedia: The weapons were [Read More…]
The sport of benchrest shooting, wherein there are no shooting positions but the rifles are firmly supported by some type of media has become quite popular in the past few decades. It truly is wringing out the most in rifle accuracy between 100 and 500 yards. But where [Read More…]
S.T.A. Training Group walks Lil Red thru the fundamentals of a tactical reload using an AK style weapon. The twist comes in when he hits the mag release with the fresh magazine. He bases this on the possibility of inducing a malfunction when utilizing the top end of the [Read More…]
The German governments refusal to issue export permits has been putting a strain on Heckler & Koch’s finances. According to a report from Moody’s Investor Services, last week the German government approved exports to Middle Eastern and other non-NATO [Read More…]
This is the nicest Mosin rifle I have ever seen. Duo Z writes …. I built this rifle for my fathers birthday. It started out as an OK condition Mosin Nagant M44. First the bolt lugs were lapped and the muzzle was re-crowned for added accuracy. The original bolt [Read More…]
A few weeks ago I got a care package in the mail from Strike Industries. They had a bunch of fun stuff in there. There were a number of dust covers, a magazine pull/extender, a weird little key chain tool, a charging handle and their new Cookie Cutter muzzle brake. In [Read More…]
We first blogged about Canada replacing the Lee-Enfield rifle, used by the Rangers, a reserve unit that patrols the far north, back in 2011. It seems the Canadian Army is still talking about replacing the aging rifles but not doing a whole lot of actual replacing. [Read More…]
Georgians have something to celebrate this year as their Governor, Nathan Deal, signed House Bill 60 (HB60) into law which legalized the use of suppressors for hunting in certain circumstances. Daniel Defense invited Gov. Deal to their factory to thank him, and the [Read More…]
Marlin has been making lever-action rifles since 1881, and in their early years the Model 1895 was a standout. Although the original M1895 was, indeed, created in the year of its name, the modern M1895 is actually based on the receiver of their Model 336 – made in [Read More…]
Steyr Arms announced they are now shipping the M1 version of the company’s AUG A3 rifle. The M1 can be configured from the factory with a number of rail and optics options. A green stock is also optional. Specifications: 5.56 NATO 30-rd polymer mag standard, 10- [Read More…]
We have seen excessive amounts of binary explosive used for entertainment and destructive purposes. Like the barn video. There was also Funker Tactical’s youtube record breaking 300lbs of binary explosive. So I found it rather impressive how much damage only 30lbs [Read More…]
According to a very active user at the HK Pro forums, H&K has been sold … I heard a little rumor this week at NASGW. Was confirmed by two different people. HK USA is being sold and will have a new owner. Bad news: HK MR762 SD is on hold. HK G36 civilan version [Read More…]
Thanks to Henry Reed for this tip. Desert Tech recently posted a video showing a functioning MDR and does it look like fun. I found it interesting that the shooter does not wrap his thumb around the pistol grip. A technique usually seen for long range shooting.
Check out this hack job used by a rebel fighter against ISIS in Syria. He probably picked it up over on GunBroker. Proper cheek weld, what’s that? Over a hundred years later and the venerable old Mosin Nagant is still seeing action. Click Here to see the [Read More…]
This relatively valuable and scarce weapon was reportedly found during a raid on boats belonging to a criminal gang at Bulwer, Moreton Island, Australia. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
[ I'd like to introduce you to our newest writer Katie A. Katie has an extensive background in writing gun reviews as well as articles on military topics. This is Katie's first review for TFB and I hope you enjoy it! - Phil ] The Desert Eagle has seen use by Hollywood [Read More…]
Larry Vickers posted this on his Facebook page. It is an E Mag for the British SA80. Not too common around here in the US. Pretty cool for you Magpul fans.
Ever since I was a kid I’ve been fascinated with WWII warbirds, my favorite being the P-51 Mustang. The North American P-51 Mustangs were armed with six .50 caliber M2 Browning machine guns, a good amount of firepower for the day. If you’ve been to airshows [Read More…]
Someone has armed his drone with roman candles. Looks dangerous but when used responsibly looks like a lot of fun.
Hornady has a video showcasing their 2015 product lineup. .357 Mag Critical Duty .17 WSM American Gunner line of ammo 9mm Crtitical Defense Lite Whitetail 12 Ga Rifled Slug Full Boar Ammo Lock ‘n Load reloading upgrades