Posts by Alex C.

Alex C.

Alex is a writer for The Firearm Blog who was born and raised in Texas with years of experience in hunting, shooting competitions, and general collecting. A degree in History from Baylor University with an emphasis on the Age of Imperialism and a minor in English have contributed to his love of both early and modern firearms technology. Alex is most fond of machine guns and other NFA toys.

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Gun Review: KAVOD Custom KVD-15

The great Phil White let me know a couple of weeks back that a fantastic custom AR15 maker was eager to send me a test rifle so that I could experience first hand what their company is all about. Since I started writing for TFB, I have reviewed four AR style firearms [Read More…]

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Rest in Peace Barry

I got word earlier today that Barry of Iraqveteran8888, one of the best gun-related YouTube channels out there has passed away. I always enjoyed watching videos where he taught young ones like me about things like the lost art of cut shotgun shells, or when he recited a [Read More…]

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Caseless Wonder: The VEC-91

It all started when I was at my local hardware store that also sells firearms and firearm accessories. I was looking around on the ammo isle and on the very bottom shelf I saw a dusty label that said “Caseless .223″. I did a double take and opened one of the [Read More…]

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HK97: April Fools’!

It pains me to admit this, but my post on the H&K 97/Civilian MP7 was nothing more than an April Fools’ Day hoax. For those who believed it, I apologize. But kudos to those who figured it out. I tried my best to make it as elaborate as possible. I bought an [Read More…]

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Odd Guns: The H&K VP70z

I have been wanting to start a series of articles for a while about odd and unique guns that for whatever reason are just not popular in the United States. I have admired TFB writer Ian McCollum’s personal blog “Forgotten Weapons” for years, and while [Read More…]

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New Ruger 22/45 Lite Design

Ruger had debuted a modified version of their terrific 22/45 Lite pistol. The original models were anodized gold, then they switched to black (I have and love one of the older gold models). These come with factory threaded barrels and are very suppressor friendly! The [Read More…]