Hawke Sports Optics announced a new 3-9×40 scope with a reticle designed specifically for shotguns and muzzleloading rifles. The reticle is illuminated and has an adjustable, step-less brightness control. Eye relief is 4.5″. According to Hawke: The new Slug [Read More…]
Many people I have talked to have expressed interest in getting a 20 gauge shotgun. Many of them are looking for one as a home defense gun that their spouse can feel comfortable using as well. 20 gauge is a great round, with relatively low recoil that can be used [Read More…]
Fellow C&R firearms enthusiast Oelund has undertaken a rather extreme experiment. He has given us permission to display the results here: Some of you might have heard the term “Garand-Thumb” or “M1-Thumb”. That is the name for when the bolt [Read More…]
Damien sent in these two photos of his cat and his custom Remington 700. He wrote … Rem 700 receiver, McGowen Barrel, AICS 2.0 Stock, Mark 4 Leupold Scope, bolt work done by Twistedbarrel.com and one smart kitty. Note: All firearms were unloaded and pointed in a [Read More…]
Aimpoint, the originator and world leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, has announced the addition of the new Micro T-2 sight to the company’s professional product line. The Micro T-2 will be available for shipment in mid-October 2014, and will be [Read More…]
In retrospect, it’s remarkable how much faith the US had in its soldiers’ abilities to control a full-power automatic weapon. The answer to the question “is a full-caliber automatic infantry rifle a good idea” was well within reach by even the [Read More…]
ATI showed up at the Blue August Gun and Outdoor Conference with one of their spiffy new .22LR MP40 clones. The first few thousand will ship in an Amish made wooden transit chest, which is just too cool: Now I know what you a thinking, and yes, you can pull the barrel [Read More…]
The Tactical Wire reports: Wanamassa, NJ – Eagle Imports, Inc., importers of the popular Bersa line of firearms and exclusive distributor of the Metro Arms family, is proud to announce the exclusive US distribution of the Grand Power brand of performance semi-auto [Read More…]
FNH USA had this customized FNS-9. They installed a Leupold Deltapoint, Leupold is one of the sponsors for Pro Team FN. They had the grip reduced and stippled. They also added a large compensator to an extended barrel.
Its amazing how the times and thinking changes over time. Guns and Ammo posted up an article from 1966 on the debate of full-size rifles versus carbines. Its a fascinating read, giving you a glipse into the mindset of the day. To put it simply, the carbine was viewed [Read More…]
This weeks’ DTIC document looks to frame a historical and technical context for the ongoing debate on general purpose infantry cartridges. A PowerPoint presentation by Shawn Spickert-Fulton of RDECOM, it provides a pretty solid framework for understanding rifle [Read More…]
Ares Armor now has a billet DPMS patterned upper for sale. At an intro price of just $135 you will not find a better deal out there for a billet upper. The Ares Armor upper also comes with the forward assist and ejection port cover installed. As a large frame AR [Read More…]
At the FNH USA 3Gun Championships two weeks ago, I was using my SCAR 17S. I used exclusively PMC Brass 147 gr bt fmj for the match. I have used this ammo in the past but have never witnessed muzzle flash of this magnitude from my SCAR17S. I was shooting at steel targets [Read More…]
Thanks to Almon Benton for sending this into us here at TFB. He got a new iPhone 6 and tested out the slow motion feature of the video camera. He was able to capture an impressive fireball out of his AR pistol.
I have written a couple articles now on the .375 Reaper round in development. If you want to look back at those, you can find them here and here. This afternoon I spoke to John Culpepper of Whisky 3 Precision Systems about the .375 Reaper round that they are [Read More…]
I cannot imagine what John Moses Browning thought what accessories his ubiquitous design would spawn. But, I would imagine he would be patriotic and agree that Strike Industries 1911 Polymer Extreme Flat Pattern grips would be a worthy addition to the .45 handgun. [Read More…]