Posts by Alex C.

Alex is a 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. Alex also owns a firearm consulting business licensed to produce title I and II weapons.
You can reach Alex at [email protected].

TFBTV Musical Garands


TFBTV Presents: The Blue Danube Waltz (In 30-06). That harmonious ping produced by the ejection of an en-bloc clip is music to our ears, so why not set it to a nice tune? We do hope you enjoy! This recording (sans the Garands) of the Blue Danube Waltz was played by the Finnish orchestra [Read More…]

Top 5 Service Pistols


A wiser man than us once said, “The only purpose for a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should have never laid down”. This however doesn’t mean that pistols do not have their niches and fill roles where a long gun is too cumbersome or unnecessary. In this installment of [Read More…]

Can You Guess That Gun Sound?


Some firearms make incredibly iconic sounds that enthusiasts the world over can recognize immediately. Are you one of these folks? Well, try and get all five as laid out if this video!  One of them is so iconic, if you have been a gun guy (or girl) for longer than a couple of months, we […] [Read More…]

Shooting the Benelli M1 (Part 2)


To follow up with their brief commentary on the Benelli M1 shotgun, Alex and Patrick hit the range to evaluate these famous and well renowned shotguns. Yesterday we posted our Benelli M1 discussion video. If you missed that you can watch it here. Please don’t forget to subscribe to TFBTV. We [Read More…]

The Benelli M1: Discussion (Part 1)


As a prelude to an upcoming shooting video featuring the Benelli M1 shotgun, Alex and Patrick discuss this famous scattergun before putting it to the test! Part 2, where we take the Benelli shooting, will be posted tomorrow. **Correction: The Benelli M3 is not a gas breather, it is also an inertia [Read More…]

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Top 5 Most Awesomest Machineguns


Shooting a machinegun will almost always put a smile on your face, but highlighted here are what we believe are some of the most fun. While getting trigger time behind one of these lead dispensers is awesome, paying for ammo isn’t! Full subtitles are below and PLEASE SUBSCRIBE (subscribing [Read More…]

TFBTV: 5 Best Surplus Rifles Under $500


Today we discuss 5 (or 6) great military surplus rifles that can be had for under $500. Sometimes you need to take a break from modernity to get a whole new great shooting experience! French subtitles thanks to Tempest, Russian subtitles thanks to Val. The full english transcript is below … [Read More…]

Special Thanks To Our Subscribers!


We just wanted to extend a special thanks to the supporters and especially the subscribers of TFBTV. So far the channel has been going great and we are doing better than I would have thought possible at this point. Thank you so much for your viewership! And if you are not already subscribed … [Read More…]

TFBTV: Texas Hog Guns


Texas has been overrun by hogs, which have created a startling problem for farmers and landowners across our great state. For these pesky pack animals, sometimes grandpa’s 30-30 wont cut it so modern hunters have decided to bring more modern equipment. Hog collaborate in packs of over 20 [Read More…]