Category: Pistols

Bears versus Handguns: Defending Yourself in Bear Country


In this episode of TFBTV, James discusses whether or not carrying a large caliber handgun is a good idea for defending the person against large predators (in particular, brown bears), alternatives to a handgun, the logistics of using one (including a quick-draw-and-shoot test!), the types of [Read More…]

TFB Interview with Jeff Selvig of Apex Gun Parts

We recently received an excellent opportunity to tour Apex Gun Parts, which you can read about on a recent TFB post here. During the tour we got a chance to sit down with Jeff Salvig and really ask him some in-depth questions about the surplus industry and how he got [Read More…]

Historical Personal Defense Weapon Calibers 015: The 7.65x20mm French Longue

In this fourteenth installment of Personal Defense Weapon Calibers, we’ll be looking at a highly minimalist incarnation of the PDW/SMG round: The 7.65x20mm French Longue. The story of the French Longue begins with the US entry to World War I and the brilliant [Read More…]

HK HEAD FIRED: Heckler & Koch Chair and CEO Norbert Scheuch Forced Out

According to a press release issued earlier today by Heckler & Koch, the Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of parent company H&K AG Norbert Scheuch has been terminated from his position by the supervisory board. The release also stated [Read More…]

NRA Whittington Center: Frank Brownell Museum of the Southwest, Robert G. Rowe Ammunition Collection

The NRA Whittington Center in Raton, New Mexico has long been established as one of the premier shooting locations within the United States. With everything from skeet, trap ranges to thousand yard and silhouette ranges, the center is truly an all encompassing [Read More…]

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Lucas Burnley’s Knife Gun

The knife maker Lucas Burnley challenged himself with a 365 day long Knife Design Marathon. Every day, for a year, he should sketch a new knife. Each sketch should take about fifteen minutes to draw. The result can be found at BRNLY365 Instagram. There are some really [Read More…]

The 5th Generation GLOCK Glock 17 and Glock 19 Gen5 Pistols: Improving Perfection! (4K UHD)


In this very special episode of TFBTV, James has the privilege of introducing you the Glock’s new Generation 5 series of pistols. James was asked to visit Glock Headquarters in Smyrna, Georgia and shoot a case of ammunition through the new Gen. 5 Glock 17 and 19 at the Glock Operator Course [Read More…]

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MHS GLOCK to COME TO MARKET: Glock MHS and BARRIER BLIND 9mm Ammunition Reviewed by European Security & Defence Magazine

The defense magazine European Security & Defence has published an article detailing for the first time Glock’s Modular Handgun System submission and its Federal-engineered ammunition. The article – part technical overview, part interview, details the [Read More…]