Posts by Alex C.

H&K MSG90 Sniper Rifle Overview


The H&K MSG90 is essentially a lighter, more portable, and soldier friendly version of the famous PSG1 rifle. It features many of its improvements and is accurized in much the same way, but has been put on a diet to better compete with more modern rifles. While the PSG1 was issued with a tripod [Read More…]

Uzi SMG Field Strip


The famous Uzi submachinegun is a brilliantly simple firearm that is straight blowback and fires from an open bolt. While it was not the first firearm to feature a telescoping bolt, it certainly took the concept and ran with it. The Uzi was an international sales success, and if you grew up in the [Read More…]

K31 Run and Gun


The Shmidt-Rubin rifles are a series of legendarily accurate firearms. The Swiss are famous for maintaining their neutrality by keeping one hand free and the other on the hilt of a sword, and for many years the wonderful K31 was that sword. These straight-pull rifles are made with unparalleled [Read More…]

The M9A3 Pistol (SHOT Show 2016)


As a fan of the M9, Patrick takes a closer look at the new M9A3 pistol from Beretta. So what makes it different than a regular M9? Thanks to Industry Day at the Range for hosting us: http://www.shotshowrangeday.com/ Check out our Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/tfbtv

PX4 Compact Carry (SHOT Show 2016)


The Beretta PX4 is no newcomer to the marketplace, but here Patrick takes a look at the new PX4 Compact Carry. This offering is a compact PX4 with some unique features that should make it a damn decent gun for personal protection. Also, while aesthetics come second when it comes to such things, we [Read More…]

Beretta M9… In .22LR (SHOT Show 2016)


The Beretta M9 has served the United States military for decades now, and one could see how a .22lr version may well be beneficial as a training aide or just a fun plinker. At Media Day at the Range 2016 (the day before, technically) Patrick takes a look at the .22 version of the famous […] [Read More…]

New STI SHOT Offerings (SHOT Show 2016)


STI is well known for producing extremely high quality pistols right inside the great state of Texas, and at their booth they had numerous products on display. Here Patrick takes a look at a couple of their fancier models with some interesting bells and whistles. Thanks to Industry Day at the Range [Read More…]

PR 15 Pistol (SHOT Show 2016)


At the day before Industry Day at the Range, we swung by the Radom booth and were charmed by this little pistol fresh from Poland. Disassembly is easy, the pistol feels nice in the hand, and they are now pending ATF approval for importation. Thanks to Industry Day at the Range for hosting us: [Read More…]

Polish MSBS Rifle (SHOT Show 2016)


The Polish MSBS rifle has been making waves among the armed forces in its homeland for a while now (phasing out the old Beryl rifles), and us lucky folks in the USA will soon be able to get our hands on them. They are convertible to bullpup form, fully ambi, easy to manipulate, and downright [Read More…]

PTR 91 Field Strip (HK G3 Clone)


The PTR 91 series of rifles are essentially HK91 clones that are built here in the USA on old Portuguese tooling. The rifles are priced right and shoot well, and many people are rediscovering the joys of roller delayed blowback as a result of their being on the market. So what do the guts look [Read More…]

Remington Rolling Block Run and Gun


The Remington Rolling Block was a hugely successful rifle design that served bravely in military service, and valiantly as a civilian target and hunting rifle. The Rolling Block is a single shot breech loader that must be loaded with a new cartridge after each shot, so naturally it should be much [Read More…]

How To Protect Your Firearms


Lots of people have asked me how I preserve my firearms for long term storage so I thought I might make a quick video showing how to do so. Yep, I’m a little overzealous when it comes to keeping my stuff nice and in order. https://www.patreon.com/tfbtv?ty=h Thanks to our sponsor Ventura [Read More…]

The Triple Alliance Vs. The Entente

Where To Buy Old Guns

Those of you that follow the official TFB YouTube channel, TFBTV (thank you for watching) know that I am very interested in old firearms that are by today’s standards obsolete. To me this is no different than a man who cherishes automobiles that can’t hold a [Read More…]

FN PS90 Field Strip (SBR)


The FN Herstal P90 personal defense weapon is one of the strangest looking weapon system on the planet, so it is no wonder that it pops up in so many movies and television shows. The gun feeds from a 50 round magazine and is extremely compact. In this field strip we take down a PS90, […] [Read More…]

Chinese Type 81: A Rare Look


The Chinese Type 81 is a strange fusion of the AK, SKS, and Dragunov rifles and could be mistaken as an AK at a quick glance. The Type 81 is exceptionally rare in the USA, and today on TFBTV we look at perhaps the rarest variant of all: The 5.56 variant made exclusively for the […] Read [Read More…]

Top 5 Underappreciated Semi Auto Rifles


Within this modern firearms renaissance we are blissfully living through, a few older designs were bound to be overlooked. In this list, we look at five rifles that were extremely popular and/or historically significant in their heyday, but have been overlooked almost entirely by a generation of [Read More…]

M1 Garand Run and Gun


The M1 Garand is a truly magnificent rifle that became a very potent symbol for a generation of American fighting men. Loaded with 8 round en-bloc clips, the M1 semi-automatic rifle showed the world that entire armies could be armed effectively with semi-automatic firepower. In this run and gun, we [Read More…]

Loading Supercut


To shoot guns, first you must load them. This video shows how to do that. Song: “A Thousand Burning Suns” by Reaktor Productions. Legally licensed use. Thanks to our sponsor Ventura Munitions. Without them TFBTV Would not be possible. And as always, we appreciate you subscribing to our [Read More…]

TFB Holiday Special!


Christmas time is a wonderful part of the year when it is all about giving. In the spirit of the holiday season, Alex went out and bought a few staff members a lovely gift! Merry Christmas from TFB!   Thanks to our sponsor Ventura Munitions. Without them TFBTV Would not be possible.

TFBTV: USMC Rifle Range Qualification


On this episode of TFBTV, Miles Vining takes a look at how the U.S. Marine Corps goes about the annual rifle qualification process that every Marine undertakes every year. Qualification is not only important for keeping up the fundamentals of marksmanship, but also plays into a Marine’s [Read More…]

M95 Straight Pull Run and Gun


The Mannlicher M1895 “M95” straight-pull rifles were the backbone of the Austro-Hungarian military during World War I, and served through WWII in a limited capacity. These unique rifles fire 8x56r ammunition and are fed by 5 round Mannlicher en-bloc clips. So how will it fare on the run [Read More…]

Join our TFBTV Patreon Campaign


A couple of months ago I began increasingly spending my time making videos because of how much support and kindness the community has sent our way. We now publish four videos per week. I would love to continue at this pace and keep TFBTV growing. We have launched a Patreon Campaign to help support [Read More…]

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MAS 49/56 Field Strip


The French MAS 49 rifles are spectacularly simple firearms that are both reliable and accurate. These terrific rifles are not priced high in the USA, and I would highly recommend anyone in the market for a vintage autoloader look no further. So, what makes the French gem tick? Thanks to our [Read More…]

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5 Hilariously Bad Carry Guns


When it comes to self defense, having a gun is certainly better than not having one. That said, in this day and age there are certainly choices that are definitively bad. In this list we present 5 handguns that we believe are quite poor when it comes to personal protection. Thanks to our [Read More…]

Luger Field Strip


The Luger pistol may well be the most coveted collector handgun of modern time, and it is easy to understand why. The unique toggle locked action makes it mechanically interesting and they just shoot like a dream. So, how do they work? Thanks to our sponsors Grizzly Targets and Ventura Munitions. [Read More…]

M1941 Johnson Field Strip


The M1941 Johnson Rifle is a strange footnote in US firearms history. Melvin Johnson was a lawyer by trade who decided to break into firearms design by founding the Johnson Automatics company. While his rifle would never see the success enjoyed by the M1 Garand, several M1941s did make their way [Read More…]