Category: Guns & Gear


The Singing Bird Pistols

Last month Christie’s auctioned off a matching pair of “mirror-image gold, enamel, agate, pearl and diamond-set singing bird pistols”. The “pistols” are incredible. They were made by the Frères Rochat in the 1820s for the Chinese market [Read More…]

Game of Carbines

TFB resident expert Daniel E. Watters has published an article for Defense Industry Daily about the US Army procurement of 70,000 to 100,000 additional M4 Carbines, what is means for Colt, who own the M4 design, and for other manufacturers. Obviously, if Colt does not [Read More…]


Evolution of the Barrett M82

Michael Bane blogged this photo of the original Barrett M82 Prototype. I think I prefer this design to the later production models. It has a mean badass look to it with the oversized charging handle and chunky stock.


Tam on the .22 Magnum

Tam tried the Kel-Tec PMR and RMR at the LuckyGunner Blogger Shoot and questions the utility of the .22 Magnum (WMR) round … I’ll be up front and admit that I still don’t get the point. .22WMR is in that gray area where it’s marginal as an [Read More…]


Amazon Avenger

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…]


Ruger Single-Ten .22 Revolver

Ruger continues their embrace of high capacity with the introduction of the Ruger Single-Ten, a version of the Ruger Single-Six with a ten round .22 LR cylinder. The Single-Ten features a 5.5″ barrel, walnut “Gunfighter” grips, Williams fiber optic [Read More…]


Beretta Px4 Storm Inox

Beretta Px4 Storm Inox, chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W, will soon be on sale in the United States. The stainless steel slides of the Inox range are bead blasted to a smooth satin finish, the standard Px4 pistols have a black finish. Both 9mm and .40 S&W have a [Read More…]


How Sebastian became a gunnie

Sebastian blogs on how he became a gunnie … A few months later he informed me there was a sale on Romanian AK-47 clones on sale at a local gun store near him. I was surprised this was legal, since I was aware of the Assault Weapons Ban, so I started researching, [Read More…]


FNS-9 Striker Fire Pistol

DownRange.TV reports that FNH will be introducing the FNS-9 to the US law enforcement market later this year and to consumers in 2012. The striker fired pistol has multiple internal safeties, an optional manual safety, interchangeable backstraps, checkered grips and [Read More…]