Andrew Tuohy, of Vuurwapen blog, has produced the first episode of “Firearm News” … I love the deadpan humor. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Archive: April, 2012
Last weekend the 1st Annual Silencer Are Legal Shoot has held in Dallas, Texas. By all accounts it was a lot of fun. One interesting video from the shoot is of a MK-46 5.56mm machine gun with an AAC 249-SD suppressor. The suppressor somehow came loose, wobbled and a [Read More…]
Airsoft Outlet Northwest interviewed Josh Waldron, the CEO of Silencerco (emphasis added) … Over the last 4 years I have seen an unbelievable increase in the size of the industry. According to a FOIA we submitted to the NFA Branch of the BATFE, in 2008 there were [Read More…]
The developers of the Real Strike, an “3D Augmented Reality FPS Gun App”, sent us an email asking to have their app reviewed. I was intrigued so I paid the $2.99 it cost and downloaded the app. The app displays video from the iPhone/iPod/iPad rear camera and [Read More…]
Walther firearms has always stood for quality in many ways. The design, function and fitting of parts are typical for quality German guns. Even though materials have changed over the years the quality is still there using modern design as well as modern materials. The [Read More…]
A German newspaper has revealed that a Bundeswehr report has said that once the H&K G36 rifle has heated up, the accuracy is significantly reduced to a point where it is useless beyond 200 meters (218 yards). These are pretty serious allegations! I expect H&K to [Read More…]
I can barely contain my excitement! A german firm called Tactics Group will be producing a “tacti-cool” version of the German WWII Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 (Paratrooper Rifle 42) aka. FG-42. It will feature all the accessories found on modern rifles. The [Read More…]
Strike Industries’ latest product is the MITCH Handguard for AR-15 rifles. This attractive looking handguard features a lower handstop which can be shifted forward or back into a number of slots depending on the users preference. Picatinny rails can be bolt on to [Read More…]
Olin Corporation (which trades under the Winchester Ammunition brand) has just been granted a patent (#8161886) for a 12 gauge shotshell design that would be used in conjunction with a barrel insert in order to allow the firing of small-caliber bullets through a rifled [Read More…]
The FBO Contract Award Number for Remington’s contract to build M4A1 Carbines for the US Army is W56HZV12D0056. Remington’s press release is after the jump … (more…) Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The new Colt LE6920MP-R combines Magpul furniture with a Troy rail system. From the press release .. Like its predecessor, this rifle comes standard equipped with many of Magpul’s most popular firearm accessories. The added benefit of the LE6920MP-R is the addition of [Read More…]
The Bul M-5 Ultra Custom 1911 is very nice looking 9mm chambered compact 1911 from Israel. It has a 3″ barrel and uses an 8 round 9mm magazine. [ Many thanks to Yair for sharing photos of his new pistol with us. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's [Read More…]
Japanese blank gun designers are amazing! I wish would could import them wholesale into the USA to build real guns [ Many thanks to kei for emailing us the link. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Boys will always be boys. Before guns they made pretend swords out of sticks. Before swords they made clubs. The invention of the gun presented unique challenges to boys the world over. My attempts at building a gun involved a lot of elastic and usually ended up being [Read More…]
[ This post was written by Dr. Jim and Mary Clary. ] When you enter the world of air rifles most folks are overwhelmed by the variety of models within each brand, not to mention the price range. To put things into a bit of perspective, let’s look at some general [Read More…]
American Tactical Imports are distributing the new Head Down HD-F AR stock. I like the design of the curvy cheek rest combined with an angular lower. The stock is clearly inspired by other popular AR-15 stock but lack features such as storage compartments, no doubt to [Read More…]
Izhmash public relations has already begun defending the bankrupt company. A photo essay at English Russia defends the company and portrays it as a thriving company and model employer. Apparently the average monthly wage at Izhmash is $530 USD. Some specialists (which I [Read More…]
We have been following German TFB reader TroubleshooterBerlin quest to build a drop-in ambidextrous stock upgrade for the Steyr AUG. He finally managed to obtain a real working AUG to test his design. Unfortunately the AUG was quite faulty but TroubleshooterBerlin [Read More…]