What does an Estonian reader of TFB do after he has purchase a €1,750 Steyr AUG rifle, €1,000 worth of optics and a €200 muzzle brake? Spent €2 on a DIY bipod, of course! The trick is cut off the articulating pads found on the end of cheap spring [Read More…]
Lidová Obranná Střelba, aka LOS, translates to People Defensive Shooting. It is a Czech shooting competition. It was started by the LEX Association. They are an association for the protection of rights for gun owners. They started LOS back in 2005. It is similar to [Read More…]
While staying in Brno, CZ I went to a local range to try out some Czech made firearms. The range is called Trigger Service. They have two ranges. Range A is your traditional range with lanes and electronic pulley system for setting paper targets out to a set distance. [Read More…]
TangoDown has produced a line of spectacular SCAR accessories to help users of the rifle enhance their shooting experience. Pictured below is my SCAR with all of TangoDown’s bells and whistles: The first and most important accessory to me is the turned down, low [Read More…]
Landed in Prague on Friday. Hotel check- in isn’t until 2pm so I left my luggage at the hotel baggage room and headed for the Česká Zbrojovka store. I asked about taking photographs and they were a bit cautious about it. They were concerned that I was casing [Read More…]
In the below video a Marine veteran who was blinded by an IED goes hunting at a game ranch with the TrackingPoint rifle. A spotter, using an iPad connected to the rifle, helps him align the shots.
The FN FAL is one of the greatest battle rifles to have ever graced the Earth. It garnered a reputation for extreme reliability, durability, and user friendliness over its decades of service and one of the rifles biggest fans is our boss man Steve. His opinion of the [Read More…]
When shopping for BCG’s for an AR 15 build there are many who are of the opinion there’s not much difference between them other than price. If you do your homework you’ll find there aren’t that many companies making complete bolt carrier groups or the [Read More…]
A British Teenager on vacation with the British Schools Exploring Society was killed by a Polar Bear in the Svalbard islands. The Guardian reports … Horatio Chapple, 17, was on an adventure holiday to the remote Svalbard islands in Norway with the British [Read More…]
I have been talking to Concern Kalashnikov’s people about the Saiga MK-107 (semi-automatic AK-107) which features the famous balanced recoil system which is said to significantly cut down on recoil (at the expense of making the rifle’s operation more [Read More…]
TrackingPoint’s chairman John McHale applied for a patent (#20140182179) which describes an invention that can disable the trigger of guns, such as TrackingPoint’s smart rifles, if they are within school zones (1,000 ft. of a school), on the grounds of a [Read More…]
I was recently at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Summit in Springfield, MA and we were taken on a tour of the Springfield Armory. I learned that it’s managed by the National Parks Service, and it’s a pretty great tour. Some highlights: 1. [Read More…]
Jerry Miculek gets to play with all the cool toys. He goes to the Institute of Military Technology in Florida. Reed Knight brings out a rare Armalite AR-10 made in 1957. It only weighs about 6 lbs and the rate of fire is really impressive.
Colt Canada announced they will begin selling two rifles bearing the Diemaco name to the public. The SA15.7 and SA20 will be sold through The Korth Group. The semi-automatic rifles will be chambered in 5.56 NATO, and will come with cold rotary hammer forged barrels [Read More…]
Doc Nickel helped a guy with his side by side shotgun to rifle conversion. The owner of the shotgun did not want a permanent solution. He wanted a convertible shotgun. What Doc came up with is rather clever. He came up with an end cap for the shotgun. The one common [Read More…]
Aero Precision has released their long-awaited .308 receivers. The receivers are DPMS (Gen 1)-patterned. Both receivers are machined from forged 7075 t6 aluminum and then mil-spec anodized. The upper receiver is notably beefy and has a recessed cut-out for the bolt [Read More…]