Today’s DTIC document – from June 1973 – covers the early development of the 5.56mm FABRL cartridge, which is one of my favorites. For those unfamiliar with it, the 5.56mm FABRL (Frankford Arsenal and Ballistics Research Laboratory, later rationalized [Read More…]
The Dakota Meyer 1911 is a hand built special edition pistol to honor Meyer and his actions on 8 September 2009 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. For then Marine Corporal Meyers actions on that date he was awarded the congressional Medal of Honor. Written Citation of [Read More…]
As the panic buying began to taper off, PRIME Club introduced a new model for procuring ammunition for the shooting community. Shooters were able to purchase a membership and receive minimum guaranteed ammo shipments on a quarterly basis (a [Read More…]
Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson’s organization that created the famous Liberator 3D-printable pistol, just sent out a press release that simply simple said … Respectfully requesting your attendance for an October Surprise. September 30, 2014. … and [Read More…]
There is something magical about shooting or hunting in cold misty conditions. Thanks to Kevin for this photos of his Remington 700 in .338 Lapua.
MNOR sent us this photo of his friend’s service rifle. He did not say which country his friend serves. The HK416 is a popular rifle for special forces around the world, and the standard service rifle for a number of European countries. This rifle features a slim [Read More…]
The very talented gun photographer Justin Colter sent us these photos of his AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle (10.3″ barrel) with AAC M4-2000 suppressor. Thanks Justin. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
Thanks to Michael for sending us this nifty photo of his Mosin rifle and Tokarev pistol. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
This is a little off topic, but we often discuss international arms deals on TFB and, like me, many of you readers are big fans of the movie Lord of War (2005) which has been also discussed on TFB a number of times. If you have ever wondered how international arms [Read More…]
Oleg Volk has reviewed the Gemtech GM22 Suppressor, which has a single high-quality core with asymmetric baffles. Oleg writes … Since oppressive regulations made silencers into durable goods (as opposed to disposables as in New Zealand), periodic maintenance is [Read More…]
Henrik sent us the above photo with the following description … Greeting from Sweden. This is me hunting moose and bear in the northern part of Sweden. I figure you guys would like to see something less tactical once in a while. The rifle is a Marlin 1895 [Read More…]
In the competition and tactical shotgun worlds, speed loading is quite the interesting topic. The traditional weak/strong hand “load 2″ and “load 4″ techniques seen many years ago in Europe and have since made their way to the U.S. have inspired [Read More…]