Posts by Alex C.

Alex C.

Alex is the Senior Writer for The Firearm Blog and Director of TFBTV. A native Texan with a penchant for gun collecting combined with a degree in History from Baylor University have contributed to a passion for both early and modern firearms, but Alex is most fond of machineguns. Alex also owns a firearm consulting business licensed to produce title I and II weapons.
You can reach Alex at [email protected].

TFBTV: The Amazing AUG Bullpup


The Steyr AUG is one of, if not the world’s most successful bullpup, albeit even today the AUG certainly looks quite strange to the uninitiated. While the bullpup configuration was by no means a new idea, it certainly went mainstream in the West with the AUG. But how does this Austrian [Read More…]

TFBTV: Why Lugers Rock!


The P08 Luger is one of the most iconic pistols ever designed, and one of the first overwhelmingly successful semi-automatic handguns to grace the Earth. It is a timeless design that embodies European craftsmanship and unmatched aesthetics. All of its parts come together to create an incredible and [Read More…]

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C&R Trigger Pull Test

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…]

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Bond Arms Extreme Torture Test

**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…]

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Odd Guns: MAS 49/56

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…]

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Mea culpa: Steve and Alex reply to your comments on our Machine Gun Lawsuit post (Update: With response from Stephen Stamboulieh)

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…]

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