This was definitely one of the better SHOT Shows I have been to. With demand for guns at a low (and will remain so for the next 18 months until the election cycle with all its drama takes hold), I had not expected so many new gun designs. The TFB team, a total of 12 [Read More…]
Here are all our posts published on 22 January 2015 during Day 3 of SHOT Show. We can only fit 30 posts on the homepage, so if you missed any here they in chronological order from earliest to latest …
Here are all our posts published on 21 January 2015 during Day 2 at SHOT Show. We can only fit 30 posts on the homepage, so if you missed any here they in chronological order from earliest to latest …
A few days ago the BATFE sent out a letter stating that it was not legal to use an arm brace, such as the SIG SAUER Pistol Stabilizing Brace, as a stock. SIG have responded with this statement … A Statement Regarding the SIG SAUER® Pistol Stabilizing Brace. [Read More…]
Here are all our posts published on 20 January 2015 during Day 1 at SHOT Show. We can only fit 30 posts on the homepage but have published 40+ today alone, so if you missed any here they in chronological order from earliest to latest …
Bradenton Post reports that Liberty Ammunition has won a major victory in a patent lawsuit against the DoD. Liberty Ammunition filed suit against the Department of Defense in 2011, claiming that the Department of the Army used Liberty’s trade secrets to produce [Read More…]
For almost as long as I have been running TFB I have wanted to have a sub-blog dedicated to showcasing all the new gun and gun-related patent applications issued by the US Trademark and Patent Office (USTPO). Finally my dream is a reality. Let me introduce the TFB [Read More…]
Dear TFB Readers, Let me wish you a very Merry Christmas from all of the TFB staff. Here at TFB we are grateful for your continued readership and look forward to providing you with more great gun coverage in 2015. This will be the last post this week. We will resume [Read More…]
Veteran gun writer, editor and photographer Guy J Sagi sent us this photo of his grandkids. They are armed with a Beretta CX4 Storm in .45 ACP and a Winchester Defender 12-gauge. The tactical antlers help them blend in with Christmas decorations. Merry Christmas [Read More…]
Cheese sent us this photo of a Christmas ornament made for him by the neighbor hood kids. The rifle is a little ambiguous, but I am going to say its an AK Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
Instead of the more traditional tree topper star or angel, Greg went with a Glock 17, lit up by a tactical light. Very festive. I like it. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
Anon, sent us this photo of his Saiga decked out in Christmas lights. He writes … Converted Saiga 5.45 with green Kvar furniture and a 74 style break. Was trying to go for the AK74 from STALKER. Send us your Holiday Gun Photos here!!
Is it a Christmas wreath with Guns or Guns with a Christmas wreath? Either way its a nifty photo. The rifles are Faxon Firearm’s ARAK-21. As the name suggest, the ARAK-21 is a hybrid AR-15 and AK. They use AR-15 lower receivers with an upper receiver [Read More…]
Zachary sent us a photo of his M1 Carbine, with fixed bayonet, and his Christmas tree. Thanks Zachary, I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas. Send us your Holiday Gun Photos here!!!
Dan, of Dan Haga Designs, set us this photo of his new prototype Barrel Shroud/Rail Extension for the H&K USC. In my opinion it looks significantly better with the rail than without it. Here is a photo of the H&K USC without it installed: Submit photos you [Read More…]
Dear Readers, I would love to publish some holiday themed gun/shooting photos between now and New Year. Think up an original idea and go grab your camera and your guns and start shooting! Submit them on our POTD submission page. If you have an idea for an awesome [Read More…]
At my request the famous South American gun writer Ronaldo Olive kindly sent me this photo of himself with a PGM Hécate II .50 BMG anti-materiel rifle. This particular rifle is in service with the SpecOps Battalion (Batalhão Tonelero) of Brazil’s Corpo de [Read More…]
A longtime reader from Australia emailed us photos of a new stock that will be manufactured by his company, ICENG. They specializes in making custom guns and this will be their first (of many) manufactured products. The TOUCH stock is an ultra light stock made [Read More…]
Not everyone caught the black rifle bug in the early 2000s. haac sent us this photo taken in 2009 just before he caught the bug. Now his collection has less wooden stocks and a lot more AR-15s … not that his semi-automatic collection back then was anything to [Read More…]
If you have been reading TFB for a while you will know how much I love the Ruger 10/22. I have been in love ever since I purchased my first one. That said, out of the box in its most basic/cheapest configurations, its a rifle that only has reliability and upgradability [Read More…]
Joshua wrote … I recently moved to the city for college, as a result I bought a handgun for the apartment. It’s old but I have good faith in her, she’s an old Enfield No.2 Mk.1 built in 1938. Some holster wear, plus some new speed loaders for a [Read More…]
NL sent us this photo he took of Swiss Army MG51 machine guns and MG64 machine guns waiting to be cleaned. The MG51, or 7.5 mm Maschinengewehr 1951, is the Swiss version of the MG42 manufactured by W&F. It is chambered in 7.5x55mm Swiss. It has been in service [Read More…]
Dutchone did not want to have to choose, so he bought both the CZ 75 P-01 and CZ 75 SP-01 Tactical. They both have CZ Thin Aluminum Grips. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
Timothy Yan sent us photos of the guns in his office: Office Guns…because I don’t have a truck for truck guns. #1: Krebs Custom AK74 – Midwest Industries AK-SS modular handguard – Aimpoint H1 red-dot sight custom painted FDE by 7-62 Precision [Read More…]
It has been years since I last saw a 10 gauge shotgun. If I had not read Kyle Wintersteen latest article at Shotgun News it might have been a few more years before I gave them some thought. Kyle writes … Americans have no qualms with purchasing an assortment of [Read More…]
Petse sent us a link to photos of Australian Commandos at a range in the UAE before they deploy to Iraq to fight ISIS. The above photo in particular caught his eye. It is a 12″ barrel HK417 with a painted Elcan SpecterDR 1-4x optic and AN/PEQ-155. Nifty. [Read More…]
This photo shows Ukrainian Special Forces deployed in the Donetsk region of Eastern Ukraine where they have been fighting Pro-Russian rebels. They are armed with Fort-221, the Ukrainian licensed version of the Tavor TAR-21. This must, I think, be the first time the [Read More…]
The Daily Beast reports on the latest Glock family drama … For at least three days in November, a “professional detective” employed by Glock Sr. sat outside of Helga’s Austrian home in a SEAT Toledo with tin foil covering the windows, according to sworn [Read More…]
Travis sent us a photo of himself taken and members of his squad in Afghanistan taken during 2009. He wrote… This is myself (the big dude) and two of the guys in my Squad circa 2009 Helmand Province Afghanistan. Weapons are FN M4, MK 12 Designated Marksman [Read More…]
Claymore found a photo of the Browning BDA-380 he carried during “Danny’s first day“. Claymore wrote … This is my Browning BDA-380 that I was carrying in the story posted as “Danny’s first day. I bought it in late 1984 and if I [Read More…]
Vhyrus sent us his and his girlfriend’s primary carbine/pistol combinations. He wrote … These are the primary rifles and handguns for myself and my girlfriend. My setup is a left hand Tavor with a Sightmark Ultra dual shot, Magpul MBUS, blackhawk 2 point [Read More…]
YouTuber Rumblestrip.NET sent us photos of the custom 1911 he had built as a gift to himself on his 45th birthday. There is a tradition on one of the car boards that I frequent in the gun section where you get “a 45 for your 45th”. This is custom 1911 that [Read More…]
Gregor writes … This is a MG74 with Aimpoint M4H, Aimpoint Magnifier and a TLLM (light/laser infrared module), mounted on the left side. This setup was used as the front gun of the passenger seat of the “Sandviper”. The Sandviper is a modified Puch G [Read More…]
Roy sent us photos of his new modernized Mosin Nagant 91/30 built with no permanent alterations to the original Mosin barreled action or other parts. He writes … My newest (to me) rifle, and perhaps my new favorite, this is a customized Mosin Nagant 91/30. Out [Read More…]
Armament Research Services (ARES) researchers Jonathan Ferguson & N.R. Jenzen-Jones have produced an exhaustive report, Raising Red Flags: An Examination of the Arms and Munitions in the Ongoing Conflict un Ukraine 2014. I know both Jonathan and Nic personally, [Read More…]
Apparently the South Korean Special Forces are using the FN SCAR-L. A reader from South East Asia sent us photos of the Republic of Korea Army’s 707th Special Mission Battalion armed with SCAR-L rifles. Akaitama wrote … These are the photo of South [Read More…]
Today’s POTD is a little different. I don’t normally feature company marketing photos but today I am sharing with you the new Kalashnikov Group promotional images sent to the press. The first photos are for Kalashnikov, the sub-company of the Kalashnikov [Read More…]
Gabor, a reader from Hungary, sent us a photo of his B&T APC9. This semi-automatic (consumer legal) version is chambered in 9mm NATO. Earlier this year we reported that importer ARMATI was planning on bringing the APC9 (minus the folding stock) into the USA [Read More…]