Posts by Alex C.

Alex C.

Alex is a Senior 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 has contributed to his love of both early and modern firearms technology, but Alex is most fond of machine guns and other NFA toys. Alex also owns a firearm manufacturing business licensed to produce title I and II weapons.
You can reach Alex at [email protected].

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Gun Review: Beretta ARX-100

I consider myself very familiar with most modern military rifles. In fact, I am an avid collector of two distinct subsets of firearms; machine guns, and semi-automatic military style 5.56×45/.223 rifles. Collecting the latter has become an obsession to the point [Read More…]

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Top Ten Guns To Shoot Before You Die

I have been fortunate enough to shoot many, many different firearms over the course of my life. While I have enjoyed most, a precious few have made their way into my heart as towering giants that provide an unparallelled shooting experience that is meant to be savored [Read More…]

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Gun Review: DSA SA58 PARA Carbine

The FN FAL is one of the greatest battle rifles to have ever graced the Earth. It garnered a reputation for extreme reliability, durability, and user friendliness over its decades of service and one of the rifles biggest fans is our boss man Steve. His opinion of the [Read More…]

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The Mauser 98: The Perfect Rifle

As one of the younger members of the TFB staff, it allows me to have a unique perspective into our great hobby by regularly going shooting with people of all ages and backgrounds, and I really enjoy the diversity. When you go with the younger crowd, the name of the game [Read More…]

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Product Announcement: HK VP9 Pistol

At SHOT this year, HK USA president Wayne Weber announced that a new striker fired pistol was in development. The mystery has been revealed as the VP9 pistol; The gun seems to borrow quite a lot from the P30 pistol and looks a bit like a Walther: MSRP is $719, so a [Read More…]

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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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