Posts by Alex C.

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…]

Top 5 Guns With Strange Features

Some firearms are straight-up bizarre, but some are relatively conventional yet employ an odd feature or two. In this episode of TFBTV, we take a look at 5 firearms that incorporate a bizarre feature that isn’t generally found on other guns. Firearms featured: Galil G41(M) Valmet M76 Arisaka [Read More…]

WWII German G43 Run and Gun

A while back on TFBTV, we posted a field strip of a German WWII G43 self loading rifle. Requests poured in from folks wanting to see one of these German autoloaders in action, and we listened! Please remember to subscribe! Thanks to our sponsors Ventura Munitions and Grizzly Targets. Want 20% off [Read More…]

Top 5 Rifles That Changed The World

Some firearms have had such a great impact on global events that their very silhouette is synonymous with global events. This is a list of 5 truly revolutionary firearms that have helped shape the world as we know it today. Please remember to subscribe to our humble channel! Every subscriber helps! [Read More…]


Top 5 Reasons Guns Are Bad

Many people have been saying for years that guns are inherently bad objects for a plethora of reasons. Well, to see what that whole mess is about, we here at TFBTV did some digging of our own to find out what these reasons are. We came up with what we think are the five big […] Read More [Read More…]

Lee-Enfield No. 4 Run and Gun

The venerable Lee-Enfield is a favorite to many shooters, and it is very easy to see why. The rifle’s quick action, 10 round capacity, and incredible ruggedness served the Commonwealth well, but how does it compare to other rifles in its class? To see what a good old SMLE is capable of, we hit [Read More…]

Why I Like Old Guns…

Too often I am confronted with the question “why do you have so many old guns?”. Well, the answer is pretty simple, and I lay it out quickly in a three minute video. Modern firearms have their place, but shooting antiques is definitely more my style. Please remember to subscribe to our [Read More…]

Faxon ARAK 21 Torture Test

The FAXON ARAK-21 is a fusion of the AR15 and AK47 platforms and features a Stoner-Johnson pattern multi-lug rotating bolt and a long stroke piston similar to that of an AK47 rifle. The upper receiver is self contained and is available from FAXON for $1,199.00 ready to throw right on your existing [Read More…]

Top 5 Overly Complicated Guns

Some guns are famed for their elegant simplicity, but some are notorious for their complexity. In this video, we take a look at five firearms that are overly complicated for one reason or another, with some shooting footage in the mix. Thanks to our sponsors Ventura Munitions and Grizzly Targets. [Read More…]

Friday Field Strip: WWII German G43

This is our first, of many I hope, Friday Field Strip. Each week we will do a field strip of a different firearm. This week we strip the German G43 rifle, which is essentially a G41(W) rifle improved with the addition of a gas system inspired by the Soviet SVT rifles. However, the unique [Read More…]

TFBTV Update, and Thank You!

Well here we are: We have surpassed 50,000 subscribers and TFBTV is really picking up, and we only have you all to thank! We just wanted to make a quick video as a thank you and let everyone know what is coming up. We are all really excited about the future of this channel. Alex, James, […] [Read More…]

The Nifty Arsenal Strike One 9mm Review

The Arsenal Strike One is a Russian with an Italian accent. That is to say, this unique pistol was designed in Russia but is produced in Italy and exported to the USA from Europe’s boot. The pistol features a remarkably low bore axis thanks to its unique (or rather, uncommon) locking system [Read More…]

Daewoo K1A1: Korea’s AR15

The Daewoo K1A1 is the civilian version of Daewoo’s select-fire K1 rifle, and before the import ban of 1989 they could be had for very affordable prices. These fantastic rifles take M16 magazines and are direct impingement just like your AR15 at home, with a bolt and carrier that looks like an [Read More…]

Mosin Vs. Mauser Shootout!

During the first and second World Wars, Russian and German infantry were armed with Mosin Nagants and Mauser 98 rifles respectively. Thus, the Eastern Front twice saw these two rifles pitted up against one another in countless engagements. In this installment of TFBTV, Alex and Miles drag out a 114 [Read More…]