Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

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Top 5 AR15 Alternatives… That Failed


For decades now, companies have tried to release firearms to dethrone the mighty M16/AR15 rifle. While some attempts have been more successful than others (some enjoying even moderate success), all the ones on this list have fizzled out or seem to be losing most, if not all factory support. While [Read More…]

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Brazilian Firearm Training

Here is another firearm practice that might have you shaking your head or cause you to wince. The purpose of this style of training is to reinforce situational awareness. The instructors walk across the shooting line in front of the targets while the students are [Read More…]

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.510 Beck AR Drum Mag

What in the heck is a .510 Beck you ask? The .510 Beck is a big straight walled cartridge that was developed by Beck Defense, it is compatible with .308 platform AR-10 lowers but it needs a different bolt, barrel and magazines to function. They’ll be available in [Read More…]

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Kramer Defense Files Patent for Bolt Heads for Cartridges Larger Than 6.8mm SPC, Wildcat World Reacts

Kramer Defense, the company that introduced the 6.8x45mm UCC cartridge based on the .378″/9.6mm diameter case head of 5.56mm, filed a patent on Aug 14, 2014 (approved Sept. 1, 2015) that has recently sent shockwaves through the 6.5 Grendel and cartridge [Read More…]

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Historical cache of firearms seized in Britain

I don’t usually read The Daily Mail for its authentic and informative stories about the world, but some pretty interesting stuff does sometimes come out of it. Such as this story about a British parish council chairman in Suffolk who amassed over five hundred [Read More…]

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Gun Safes: Just How Strong Is Yours?

Gun safes have been on our minds as of late thanks to a recent rush of said safes on the market. Among those recently announced: Winchester’s 150th Anniversary safe and Realtree’s under-the-bed and stackable safe. Just how theft-proof is your safe? [Read More…]

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TFB’s Weight Omnibus Part 3.1: Stragglers!

The most consistent request I received in the comments of my Weight Omnibus posts (if you didn’t catch them, here are Part I, Part II, and Part III) was to continue to expand the content of this series, both in the guns measured and the analysis of them. Further [Read More…]

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Sub Sonic .22 Magnum

I came across these the Saturday before SHOT Show 2016. Winchester makes a sub-sonic round in .22 Magnum. I didn’t think such thing existed. Somewhat like a Unicorn. It is mystical and rumored. Many say it doesn’t exist and is impractical. Well this unicorn [Read More…]

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MSBS Greenlit To Adoption Pending Polish State Trials, Ahead of “Titan” Program

The Polish government has greenlit the adoption of the MSBS rifle platform, pending state tests of the weapon, ahead and independent of the larger scope rearmament program “Titan” (sometimes also rendered “Titanium”). The reason for this is the [Read More…]