Category: Rifles

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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…]

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M4 barrel fell off

“FREEFALLE7″, a Ranger Instructor, posted the above photo at AR15.com. A student, on arrival at the Swamp phase of Ranger School, showed him his M4 and said “my barrel fell off”. His punishment for not telling an instructor at the Mountain phase [Read More…]