So of course the main question regarding SilencerCo’s new “Salvo 12″ shotgun suppressor is how quiet is it? If you’ve ever shot a 12 gauge shotgun without ear pro, you know it’s really loud and can be pretty painful. Well check out my [Read More…]
Category: NFA / Suppressors / Class III
UPDATE: Chris Cheng was at the event and has posted up live pictures of the new suppressor mounted to various Mossberg, Remington, and Benelli weapon systems. I’ve been hearing rumors of new 12-gauge suppressors from a few manufacturers for awhile, but [Read More…]
SilencerCo has invited a bunch of distributors, media, and VIPs to a secret event tomorrow and Tuesday in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. They are keeping it really low key, but also hyping up how much fun the product(s) and the party will be. Here’s an unboxing of [Read More…]
Yugoslavian AKs are very neat and stand out amongst their peers by having some very unique features. The gas cut off valve allows for rifle grenades to be fired (some folks modify this to reduce gas pressure when running a suppressor), they come equipped with night [Read More…]
While staying in Brno, CZ I went to a local range to try out some Czech made firearms. The range is called Trigger Service. They have two ranges. Range A is your traditional range with lanes and electronic pulley system for setting paper targets out to a set distance. [Read More…]
Landed in Prague on Friday. Hotel check- in isn’t until 2pm so I left my luggage at the hotel baggage room and headed for the Česká Zbrojovka store. I asked about taking photographs and they were a bit cautious about it. They were concerned that I was casing [Read More…]
Alex C, TFB’s resident machine gun expert, shows us the “Texan Bellagio” located at the Trinity River …
We don’t usually cover artillery but the SPEAR Mortar System was definitely one of the niftiest new products that were on display at Eurosatory 2014. Manufactured by Elbit Systems, Israel, this 120mm mortar is an evolution of the Cardom system used by the [Read More…]
The author recently had the privilege and opportunity to qualify with 40mm Low Velocity Less Lethal rounds. As a Marine infantryman in Afghanistan, these rounds are usually not part of our tool kit. They would be much more commonplace among Military Police, Marine [Read More…]
Jerry Miculek gets to play with all the cool toys. He goes to the Institute of Military Technology in Florida. Reed Knight brings out a rare Armalite AR-10 made in 1957. It only weighs about 6 lbs and the rate of fire is really impressive.
An old video that I discovered, a soldier was having issues with his HP Printer. HP wanted him to pay for their tech support. So he “fixes” the problem with his FN MAG.
With the increasing interest in pistol ARs, thanks to the ATF ruling on the SIG Brace, the 5.11 Select Carry pack is looking a lot more useable now. I was talking to a School Resource Officer who was contemplating carrying an AR-15 on duty. He was ambivalent due to pros [Read More…]
How does a limited run kit of 14 Suppressors and 47 Accessories sound to you? SilencerCo believes there is a market for their complete line of products with commensurate bespoke service and support. Included with the Conquest Kit is the “one-on-one coaching by a [Read More…]
SeaCoastOnline has reported that the lawsuit between the Sig Sauer and the BATFE is now suspended pending the ATF’s reevaluation of the MPX muzzle brake. The suspension is mutually agreed upon by both the ATF and Sig until the ATF concludes a formal third [Read More…]
We have an excellent contact at TSD Combat/Suarez group who really does a great job of sending us products to test and review. To me it really speaks well of a company when they are so eager and willing to show you that their products are well made, and the ease of [Read More…]
The New Zealand Defense Force is looking to replace their aging inventory of Steyr AUG rifles. They will purchase 8,800 rifles. Over the past few years the NZDF has upgraded a number of their weapon systems. I first reported on the search for a new service rifle [Read More…]
The new boss of the Firearms and Organized Crime Squad has revealed that at least 10% of firearms seized by police in NSW are homemade. “Supt Plotecki said there was anecdotal evidence that outlaw motorcycle gangs were targeting people who have the skills to make [Read More…]
NRA Media Lab breaks down the shootout scene from the movie Heat. They want to see if some of the aspects of the shootout are legitimate. They focus on the shooting, moving and communicating aspect of the shootout.