Category: Rifles

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[SHOT 2016] Kalashnikov USA’s New AK-Alfa Rifle

In a show that so far seems short on major announcements, Kalashnikov USA, the orphaned official importer of Kalashnikov Concern products to the USA, announced a brand new rifle design, based on the AK, but featuring radically updated external aesthetics and ergonomics. [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] Arsenal, Inc’s New Suppressor-Ready AKs, FIME Rex Zero 1S Pistol

Arsenal, Inc, importer of highly regarded Bulgarian AK-pattern rifles, was present at the show, displaying two rifles hot off the production lines: An SLR-104 and an SAM7SF with barrels threaded for 14.5×1 LH twist threads, to accept suppressors. These rifles were [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] Lancer handguard for Sig MPX

Lancer has come out with a handguard for the Sig MPX series of SBRs or pistols. They are in their classic M LOK configuration, and come in either 8 inch, 10 inch, or 14 inch lengths for the different barrel lengths that the MPX comes in. The handguards attach to the [Read More…]

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Upgraded SIG M400 Predator

SIG Sauer featured a wide variety of firearms at their own range event the Monday that kicked off SHOT Show 2016. Among those guns was the SIG M400 Predator, a rifle that was originally debuted in 2013 but has now been upgraded. The SIG M400 Predator comes chambered in [Read More…]

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TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016: Semi-Auto FN SAW M249S at the Range (With Bonus Full Auto M249 Footage)


FNH USA has announced a new semi-auto variant of the M249 series that will be available this fall. James got to take the new semi-auto M249S for a spin at SHOT Show’s Industry Day at the range. TFB writer Rusty S. previously broke this story as follows: “This morning I headed over to the FNH [Read More…]

Polish MSBS Rifle (SHOT Show 2016)


The Polish MSBS rifle has been making waves among the armed forces in its homeland for a while now (phasing out the old Beryl rifles), and us lucky folks in the USA will soon be able to get our hands on them. They are convertible to bullpup form, fully ambi, easy to manipulate, and downright [Read More…]

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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

PTR 91 Field Strip (HK G3 Clone)


The PTR 91 series of rifles are essentially HK91 clones that are built here in the USA on old Portuguese tooling. The rifles are priced right and shoot well, and many people are rediscovering the joys of roller delayed blowback as a result of their being on the market. So what do the guts look [Read More…]

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