Category: Guns & Gear

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BREAKING: Is Kriss Group (Swiss) Going Bankrupt? (UPDATE: KRISS USA to Takeover Swiss Business)

Manufacturer of the Vector submachine gun, and parent company to Sphinx System AG, makers of high-end CZ 75 handgun derivative, may be in financial trouble. At the end of 2015, Sphinx System AG was declared bankrupt; now its parent company may be in danger as well due [Read More…]

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POTD: Blank Prank

I thought this was rather funny. The guy taking the photo is holding a box of blank 5.56 ammo. She has ZERO idea on why she can’t hit the target!!!   I would do this to my friends. haha. Have you played any safe pranks on friends at the range?

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What To Expect As a New Shooter

Kirsten Joy Weiss shares some tips for new people who are interested in shooting but have not yet shot a gun. These tips can also apply to experienced shooters who are going to instruct new shooters. Kirsten shows her Grandfather’s .30-06 bolt action rifle and [Read More…]

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Article Correction: Stag Arms

In an earlier article I wrote that Stag Arms’ new owners White Wolf Capital did not announce the acquisition of Stag Arms until recently. They had, in fact, send out a press release on PR Newswire on Feb 29, the date of the acquisition. My apologies.  

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Swiss Arms SG550 and FAMAE SG540 Review


In this episode of TFBTV we introduce Edward, our Canadian Contingent. For his first video we take a look at an SG540 from Chilean state arms manufacturer FAMAE, and its natural evolution: the SG550 from Swiss Arms. In a short side-by-side shoot, we have the rifles ring steel, trigger smoke grenades [Read More…]

Top 5 Classic Carry Guns


In the 80s and 90s, concealed carry enjoyed a renaissance that produced a slew of excellent and affordable handguns for the common man. However beginning in the early 20th century the carry of small, affordable semi-automatic pistols began to really gather steam. In this list, we explore five of the [Read More…]

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Firearms Food for Thought: Positioning Shooting Prone

In order to be a successful long-range shooter you must take a number of factors into consideration. From windage to optics to understanding the capabilities and limitations of your caliber of choice and everything in between, you’d better have it all covered. Of [Read More…]

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Kel-Tec PLR 16 Field Strip (SBR)


The Kel-Tec PLR-16 (Pistol Long Range) is an impressively light 5.56 caliber pistol that shares the same action as the SU-16 rifles. In this field strip, we take a look at one that has been SBRed and take it apart. Transcript … – [Voiceover] Hey guys, it’s Alex C with TFBTV and for [Read More…]

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Are Revolvers Obsolete?


Revolvers seem to be either loved or hated. There isn’t much middle ground these days, with most people firmly planting themselves on one side of the fence and smugly looking down on the other camp. In this installment of TFBTV, Alex takes a look at this old question through unbiased eyes. [Read More…]

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Gun Control 101

Whenever anyone, regardless of their political views, asks me about guns, I talk to them openly and empathetically, and then I offer to take them shooting – and emphasize that we’ll do it safely. Out of those I’ve offered range trips to, most of [Read More…]

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