Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

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[SHOT 2016] JP Enterprises

JP Enterprises makes high end race gun AR-15s. My friend Tom has three of them. I have played with them and they are amazing. Especially the .22LR one he has. On display they have this Iron Patriot styled AR-15. JP has moved away from traditional charging handles in [Read More…]

TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016: Daniel Defense DD5V1 .308 Lightweight AR10 Rifle


In this SHOT Show 2016 clip, James meets with Daniel Defense reps to talk about the new DD5V1, the new lightweight .308 rifle from Daniel Defense.  Daniel Defense’s press release is copied below: Black Creek, GA- Daniel Defense—engineer and manufacturer of the world’s finest firearms, [Read More…]

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TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016: Daniel Defense ISR Integrally Suppressed Rifle in .300BLK


In this SHOT Show 2016 floor interview, James speaks with Daniel Defense about the *re-released* DD ISR, an integrally suppressed .300 Blackout carbine with a noise signature of only 130dB. MSRP is $3000. Thanks to our Sponsor Ventura Munitions: http://bit.ly/1LKxNRP Check out our Patreon! [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] Kalashnikov USA’s New AK-Alfa Rifle

In a show that so far seems short on major announcements, Kalashnikov USA, the orphaned official importer of Kalashnikov Concern products to the USA, announced a brand new rifle design, based on the AK, but featuring radically updated external aesthetics and ergonomics. [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] A plethora of cool new things at Mako Group/FAB Defense

I was making my way to another appointment at SHOT when the Mako Group/FAB Defense booth caught my eye.  The first thing I checked out was their new “Scorpus” line of holsters, made of glass-reinforced polymer.  These are a retention holster that indexes [Read More…]

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TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016 Industry Day: The LMT Modular Assault Rifle System-Light (MARS-L) and M203 Grenade Launcher


LMT brought the new M.A.R.S. (Modular Assault Rifle System) Light carbine and the LMT M203 Grenade launcher (with dummy rounds, of course) to Industry Day at the range. This rifle has several improvements over the standard AR15, and, as recently reported by our own Nathaniel F. in this article, the [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] Lancer handguard for Sig MPX

Lancer has come out with a handguard for the Sig MPX series of SBRs or pistols. They are in their classic M LOK configuration, and come in either 8 inch, 10 inch, or 14 inch lengths for the different barrel lengths that the MPX comes in. The handguards attach to the [Read More…]

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Wilson Combat ARP

Wilson Combat announced a new AR-style pistol called the ARP Tactical Pistol. ARP stands for AR Pistol. The new gun comes with a Shockwave Blade attached to the buffer tube. The Shockwave Blade is a forearm assistance device that is supposed to help with one-handed [Read More…]

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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]