Category: Rifles

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Remington ACR

The specifications of the Remington ACR (Adaptive Combat Rifle) have finally been published. Bushmaster and Magpul are both still very much involved in the development of the rifle although I can see very little that has changed since the original Magpul Masada was [Read More…]

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Five Double Rifles Reviewed

When I posted a link to the American Rifleman double rifle “plinking” video I did not realize there was an accompanying article to go with it. American Rifleman have reviewed four different double rifles, all with a starting price of about $10,000! The [Read More…]

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Double Rifle fun

Those hardworking boys at American Rifle have been plinking African style with a double barreled rifles chambered in .470 Nitro Express. A spectator shouts “Fix bayonets!” A question to those who know more about these things than me: I noticed that the first [Read More…]

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Tactilite .50 BMG AR-15 Upper

Zel Custom Manufacturing recently purchased the Ultralite50 line of .50 BMG AR-15 Uppers. They have just released an improved version of the Ultralite50 called the Tactilite. As you can see above the Taclite is a single shot bolt action that sits atop an AR-15 lower. [Read More…]

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K98 Mauser Photos

Mike, a reader of TFB, bought a K98 Mauser from Mitchell’s Mausers and emailed me some photos. Mike says … I also have a Yugo Mauser from them. The Yugo was made in 1946 at a German plant after they were kicked out. The K98 was made in 1941, the quality [Read More…]

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AK-47 Photo Essay

Wired has published a photo essay about the AK-47. Beautiful wood on that rifle. Pity it is not real. The AK-47 has evolved over the years, which keeps it relevant to this day. This gallery charts the history of this terrible, remarkable weapon. The photo essay has some [Read More…]