My friend, fellow 2A & Gun Blogger and TFB guest author M. J. Mollenhour has published his second novel, Amazon Avenger. I thoroughly enjoyed his first book and am busy making my way through, and enjoying, his latest. I have send may rounds down range in [Read More…]
Category: Other Gear & Gadgets
The below video is Part 1 of a WWII German sniper training film with an English voiceover. Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6 / Part 7
A Civil War replica cannon, manned by the 19th Ohio Light Artillery reenactment group, replaced the starter pistol at the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic during the weekend. The Intelligencer reports … “What I wanted to do was create a direct, [Read More…]
Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
Kit Up has an amusing story about Army Black Hawk pilot, and former infantryman, who decided that his M4 and M9 did not offer his enough firepower, so he swapped them for a M249 Para (with custom mods) and a M203 (with FD-203 standalone conversion). I like this pilots [Read More…]
If you are, please be sure to pass on interesting product infomation & photos.
[ The Editor: The Firearm Blog readers are an innovative group. We regularly get email from readers asking us for give advice on how to proceed with patenting thier gun-related inventions. I am very pleased to present the first part in a series of posts that demystify [Read More…]
I am often asked by readers how they can become gunsmiths, but, never having gone down that path, I am as clueless as they are. My friend Albert Rasch has published an interview with Jeremy Chan, a gunsmithing student at the Trinidad State Junior College Gunsmithing [Read More…]
TFB has been nominated for a gunnies award. The prize is the supercool engraved 30mm shell replica you see below, and 100 rounds of ammo. PLEASE vote for The Firearm Blog in the 2011 Best Gun Blog – News Category. The Gunnies are being run by LuckyGunner.com. From [Read More…]
I am back from my vacation. I enjoyed a refreshing break in a very remote seaside location with no TV and poor mobile reception. I sadly missed the NRA Annual Meeting, but fortunately missed the royal wedding coverage and did a whole lot of fishing. I hope y’all [Read More…]
The German product Ballistol is popular with shooters the world over as an effective cleaning, lubricating, and protecting agent. Now, its aerosol cans are available in many different languages. I saw the display at IWA and had to take a few photos. [Read More…]
Tim Hetherington, the co-director of the documentary Restrepo, was killed by an RPG in the Libyan city of Misrata. RIP.
I never much cared for crossbows until I saw this video … [Hat Tip: Gizmodo via. Reddit via CrunchGear]
In the future, home defense will come in forest camo, desert camo and “what idiot picked me” camo … Portal 2 was launched today. [Hat Tip: To which I replied...]
Military.com reports that Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Barrett, formally the chief instructor at Scout Sniper Instructor School, will be the Marine Corps’ next top noncommissioned officer. Congrats to Sgt. Maj. Barrett.
An employee of a well known gun company asked me which state would be the best to open a manufacturing facility. Because I am not an expert in this area I thought I would ask y’all to help. Which state(s) do you think are best and why? Please sound off in the [Read More…]
At the end of the month ol’ Steve is going on a much needed vacation for a week. I would really like it if readers and fellow bloggers could help me out and contribute guest posts for The Firearm Blog to keep it running during the break. I last opened up the blog [Read More…]