My last trigger pull test of modern sporting rifles and assault rifles (the test included some assault rifles of the proper definition) was very eye opening and seemingly well received. I really wanted to expand upon this by delving into more categories; C&R long [Read More…]
My friend Adolfo moved to England a while back, leaving all of his guns here to waste away. Well, he decided to come back and visit and he volunteered to sacrifice a Century Polish Tantal in the name of scientific testing. I converted the gun to full-auto, and that was [Read More…]
Finally, the long awaited UZI PRO was at SHOT range day and we were all very happy. Shooting it put a big smile on my face! Please subscribe to our new channel!
I once called the Mauser 98 the perfect rifle, and I was very happy to hear the news that the M 98 magnum would be coming to the US as a non special order gun Sporting rifles represent an older Mauser tradition, though always a small part of the company’s output [Read More…]
Hank Strange has been a longtime friend of TFB and I got to run into my old friend again at Media Day. I picked his brain a bit about some of their wares and got to shoot the CMR 30! Thank you for watching and please subscribe!
At SHOT I was fortunate enough to run a few rounds through the IWI Galil ACE. All in all, I enjoyed it! Please subscribe to our new channel!
Starting here at SHOT 2015, we here at TFB will be introducing our new youtube channel: TFB TV! What better way to kick it off than a nice overview of Media Day with your hosts Alex Capps and James Reeves: A special thanks from all of us here at TFB: Thank you for [Read More…]
If there ever was a gun that you could use as the poster-child of being aesthetically odd, the P90 and its semi auto counterpart, the PS90 certainly would be very strong candidates. The bullpup design of FN Herstal’s P90 make it look like a science fiction [Read More…]
**Disclaimer: The video is long, but worth a watch. This is an in-depth torture test** Bond Arms has made quite a name for themselves over the years by building quality products that will ensure years of shooting pleasure for all of their customers. A Bond Arms gun has [Read More…]
Did you know that it is legal to own a grenade launcher? Yeah, that is pretty awesome. By the letter of the law you can also possess live HE grenades, but acquiring them is incredibly difficult. However a smattering of other rounds are available if you want to [Read More…]
I love France. My first venture to the country in 2008 allowed me to witness the unparalleled beauty of both the urban centers and the countryside, and despite rumors of anti-American sentiment I was always treated with respect despite my very weak grasp on the French [Read More…]
Dear Readers, Last week I published an editorial written by Alex on the subject of the lawsuit. It attracted 200+ comments and caused many emails to be sent to Alex and myself. It is safe to say that the post was not well received by the TFB community or the internet [Read More…]
UPDATE: Please read our response to your comments: Mea culpa: Steve and Alex reply to your comments on our Machine Gun Lawsuit post. Machineguns are legal to own and shoot in the USA. In fact, they have never been illegal however machineguns made after 1986 can only [Read More…]
I am a huge fan of Czech small arms. The boys over in the Czech Republic have a handle on churning out very reasonably priced and high quality armaments that have saturated the US market place, and I think that is awesome!
The IWI Tavor has taken the US market by storm ever since its debut a few years back, and Tavor shooters are always on the lookout for manufacturers introducing new gear and accessories for the rifle. American Built Arms out of Pennsylvania has just released a nifty [Read More…]
AR or AK? That argument has been beaten to death over decades and past attempts to convert AR15s to 7.62×39 have resulted in magazine issues or bolt failures due to the milling of the bolt face. People have tried to bring to market AR lowers that accept AK mags in [Read More…]
Factory grips are usually one of the first parts to go when a consumer decides to customize their AR15 type rifle, and Strike Industries is now bringing to the table a nice offering similar to the dominant MagPul MOE grip called the “AR Enhanced Pistol [Read More…]
If you have a room that is reasonably secure and feel like a free-standing gun rack might enhance the ambiance of your man-cave, or you just want to have some firearms readily accessible, then a gun rack from Campbell Industrial Supply might be for you. Their website [Read More…]
You may have noticed all the ads around the web about Springfield Armory’s latest offering coming soon: We worked with Springfield Armory to bring it to you first so here it is; Springfield Armory has introduced a new version of the XD-9 Sub-Compact called the [Read More…]
Disclaimer: For the purpose of this article, the term “machine pistol” refers to fully automatic conventionally laid out handguns, not submachine guns, PDWs, or obscenely large pistol-like firearms such as M10s. Also, for video, scroll to the bottom. Machine [Read More…]
**Scroll to the bottom for video of the M712 shooting full automatic** The Mauser “Broomhandle” pistols are about as steampunk as you can get with a factory stock firearm, but their unique appearance is only a part of their allure. The Broomhandle family provides an [Read More…]
If you read my article on the Bond Arms factory tour, you saw the cliffhanger at the end where I stated that we would be presenting a firearm to a famous person in the name of charity. Know this: while we presented the pistol at a NASCAR race, you do not have to be a [Read More…]
I first met the faces of Bond Arms at a media event in Florida and had a chance to fire some of their fantastic wares on the range. I destroyed some paper with a .45/.410 model and gave the .38/.357 a try as well, and I was very pleased by the shootability and quality [Read More…]
When we say no politics here on TFB we mean that we guarantee when you come here, rather than be bombarded with political opinions or propaganda you will get nothing but firearm related information and the best media coverage we can provide. However, what we will do is [Read More…]
The venerable 1911 has been in production for over 100 years, and with companies all over the United States and even abroad producing them, the design seems more popular than ever. A company called “Republic Forge” located in the panhandle of my home state [Read More…]
The Browning M2 Machine Gun is the the stuff legends are made of. This gun was designed in 1918 and has been in continuous service since 1933. It is used by 100 nations and few improvements to the system have been made (new versions sport a spiffy flash hider and a QD [Read More…]
Fully automatic firearms have never been illegal in the United States on a federal level. As a matter of fact, there are over 180,000 legally owned machine guns in the country but the registry was closed in 1986 (no new machine guns can be owned by non-dealers, we [Read More…]