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…]
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Not an AR guy? Tired of the same old platform being rehashed as a new product? Well we take a look at 5 great alternatives that should relieve some of your AR fatigue! Remember … Please Subscribe to our Youtube Channel, it really helps and encourages us! The full transcript is below … - [Read More…]
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…]
Today we talk about five guns that we believe offer the most fun to dollar ratio. Any day at the range is a good day, but a cheap day at the range is better! The transcript follows … - Hey guys. It’s Alex C. again with The Firearm Blog. – This is Patrick R. from […] Read [Read More…]
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…]
The Egyptian Rasheed is quite a rare firearm. Only 5,000-8,000 were produced and it is based on the Swedish AG42 self-loading rifle. The Egyptians previously used the AG42 as the basis for their 8mm Hakim rifle, but scaled the design down for the 7.62×39 cartridge and the Rasheed was born. If [Read More…]
You have probably noticed we here at TFB have been actively trying to build a YouTube channel that, so far has gone over better than we could have ever expected. So what does this program have in store for readers? Hopefully this will shine some light on what we are trying to accomplish! Guns in [Read More…]
Some rifles regardless of features, price, or quality just never pan out or find a home in too many safes across the globe. We take a look at five long guns and try to figure out why a few of these never took off. These are not all necessarily bad rifles, but for one reason or another flopped and [Read More…]
Remember the Australian Leader Dynamics T2? It is okay if you don’t, as very few made it here to the USA, but thanks to people like Ian McCollum some are at least aware of it nowadays. The Leader was designed and produced by Charles St. George in New South Wales, [Read More…]
The JP LRP-07 Billet Beauty special edition tribute rifle retails for $4,649.00 and they are only making 25. As such, I realize most of the comments on this review will criticize the gaudiness of the rifle, the high MSRP, the low production number, etc. but there is [Read More…]
Strike Industries is a great outfit that really knows how to make use of all the machine tools at their disposal. They produce some truly spectacular pieces of gear for shooters of all types and I have yet to evaluate a piece I have not been thoroughly impressed with. [Read More…]
All over the news lately has been the ATF’s intent to ban commonly available AR15 ammunition known as M855, SS109, or “green tip” ammunition. They claim that is poses a threat to law enforcement officers, citing that it possesses unique armor piercing properties. To see if M855 [Read More…]
Some guns are for hunting, some guns are for defense, but some exist just to bring a smile to your face! Of course there is nothing wrong with buying a blaster just to make you happy. This video highlight five firearms we believe are better range toys that purpose built boomsticks. Do you agree with [Read More…]
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…]
We here at TFB are big fans of Bond Arms. I first met Gordon Bond at a media event in Florida, and there he invited me to take a factory tour back home in Texas to see what his company is all about. What I saw was nothing short of amazing; Modern machining technology combined […] Read [Read More…]
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…]
The Walther MPL is a German made 9mm submachinegun, but why then is it so obscure? And most importantly, how does it shoot? The Walther MP SMGs do not appear much in media, and it is rare to see one out in the wild. This makes one wonder; does the gun suffer from a deficiency […] Read [Read More…]
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…]