Archive: December, 2012


SA80 in Bolivia

German newspaper published this photo of a Bolivian special forces solider carrying a SA80 rifle. Bolivia is only one of two users of SA80 outside of Britain, the other being Jamaica. The solider in the above photo looks a lot less frightening than the [Read More…]


Guess The Part

I happen to have one extra lifetime promo code for Gun Disassembly 2 which unlocks every gun, including future updates (Windows and Android only). I will give it to the first person who can identify what the function is of the parts in the above image and what gun they [Read More…]


Gun Buying Frenzy Photos

The gun buying frenzy is in full swing. Gun stores all over the country are reporting record sales. Stephen emailed us these before and after photos from the store he works at. This week his store has been selling 1,000 each day. Another reader emailed us photos of his [Read More…]


LaRue Tactical RAT Stock

LaRue has developed a nifty looking AR-15 stock called the RAT Stock. It has a trigger mechanism, rather than a lever, to adjust the length of pull. With simplicity in mind, the new LaRue RAT™ Stock was designed to be the ideal complement to the LaRue Tactical AR15 [Read More…]


Volquartsen Custom 10/22 rifle

I first learned of the Volquartsen line of rifles and pistols on Top Shot Season 3, and I then had the opportunity to shoot a Volquartsen SuperLite rifle during my time on Season 4. We were shooting offhand at soda pop openers at 75 feet, and gumballs on tees at 35 feet [Read More…]


Titan Gun Vault

I recently went to my first ever gun show at the Cow Palace near San Francisco, CA. The Crossroads of the West gun show comes to my area 4-5 times a year which is nice. I was wandering around taking in the culture and the goodies that were on display. I saw a man [Read More…]


Loki Weapons Systems Is No More

Up-and-comer AR-15 maker Loki Weapons Systems appears to have ceased operating. Two days ago a reader tipped us off on rumors that they were no longer in business. We have been trying to contact them over the past couple of days without any success. Late last year they [Read More…]


An Idea From A Reader

Annika, a reader of TFB, emailed me an idea for an AR-15 upper receiver and asked me if I could post it on the blog to see what y’all thought of it … I’ve got a pretty straightforward idea that I’m hoping for some feedback on. If you felt like [Read More…]


BCM Haley Strategic Jack Carbine

Bravo Company USA and Haley Strategic have teamed up to produce the Jack Carbine, a high-end AR-15 carbine. There is a lot of attention to detail on this carbine, its not just a bunch of components slapped together. The Jack features the B5 Systems stock, the Geissele [Read More…]

German Bundeswehr army soldier with the QRU takes a rest during a joint patrol with the ANA in the village of Mulla Kehyl near Baghlan

H&K G28 Deployed in Afganistan

This photo shows a Bundeswehr solider carrying the new H&K G28 DMR (Designated Marksman Rifle) that was officially adopted by the German Army late last year. The G28 is derived from the H&K 417 and features a short 16″ barrel and 3-20×56 Schmidt & [Read More…]