Posts by Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.

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Support Us and Join TEAM TFB!

Dear Readers, TFB is in need of your support. Running TFB costs a significant amount of money, for tech support, wages , travel and equipment costs, and so we have to run advertisements on TFB. Because many of you would prefer not to see advertisements, I have [Read More…]

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Chris from SMOS writes … This is the SM15 from Stubborn Mule Outdoor Supply. This is a straightforward AR 15 built to last. V7 extreme environment gas tube, full auto carrier properly staked. Magpul furniture. 1:8 16 inch chrome lined barrel with AAC non mount [Read More…]

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POTD: Homemade .22 Pistol

In 2014 I linked to instructions on how to build an improvised .25 ACP pistol. Back then I asked for readers to email us photos if they try to make the gun. A reader sent us preliminary photos of his DIY homemade pistol with some minor modifcations. He wrote … [Read More…]

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Concealed Pistol Concept Design

A reader emailed us about a compact firearm he has designed. I like the design. My only concern would be the choice of the Chinese 5.8x21mm round, a round not manufactured outside of China, but the idea is intriguing. The 5.8x21mm is substantially more compact [Read More…]