Archive: May, 2012

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DSA ’12 Photos

Lionel, a regular contributor to TFB, has published an overview of the DSA 2012 defense expo (English Translation) held in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year. The article includes plenty of photos. More information here, and more photos here.

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SIG’s new P290 RS

SIG have updated the SIG P290 which they introduced in 2010. The updated P290 RS has DAO Restrike capability, a reshaped beavertail frame, recontoured magazine release, reduced and reshaped slide release and finger-grip magazine floorplates. The changes are, at least in [Read More…]

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Crazy, DIY Shotgun Loads

Since their inception, in the form of the Blunderbuss, shotguns have been loaded with bizarre objects. When lead shot was running low it was not uncommon for a blunderbuss operators to stuff rocks, wood or scrap metal down the barrel to use as expedient projectiles. Tao [Read More…]

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Destroying Guns to Create Jobs

The Russian Ministry of Defense is destroying stockpiles of weapons to create jobs for the Soviet-era gun manufacturers. Marco Vorobiev reports … The Russian Ministry of Defense intends to utilize (read destroy and melt down) 4 million older model guns by the year [Read More…]

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Mossberg MVP Review

NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com.  To get up-to-date information on where to find Mossberg rifles for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. Special thanks as well to J&E Guns in Bellefonte, PA for helping with the transfer. Unveiled [Read More…]

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Canik55 TP9 Pistol

The TP9 is a relatively new pistol from Turkish company Canik55. This year Century Arms will be importing it into the USA. It has a distinct resemblance to the Walther P99. I am not sure if this resemblance is just superficial or if it is also a clone internally. [ Many [Read More…]

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