The TFB staff meticulously combs through SHOT Show, but somehow we missed this little gem: Kalashnikov USA has shown a competition-oriented 12-gauge shotgun. Twitter user ArmedResearch pictured the red gun* on display in the RWC/Kalashnikov booth. Immediately obvious is [Read More…]
I was contacted today by Armscor about a new round called the TCM 9R which is set to be released in June. The round is designed to be compatible with non-1911(will work with Armscor 1911) pistols and so it is slightly shorter than the 22 TCM and matches the 9mm [Read More…]
Soldier of Fortune has a post that links to a recent video montage of French forces in Afghanistan. The country’s forces have all since left the country but the video shows an interesting portrayal of how the 1970s technology FAMAS has entered the 21st century [Read More…]
The Associated Press is reporting that the original Colt factory in Hartford, Connecticut is to become a national park. Hailed as the result of a “decade-long push,” the factory, active until 1994, included “armories, buildings for worker housing, and [Read More…]
After taking a SHOT Show break, our Photo of the Day is back. I relay on y’all sending me photos. Dust off your digital camera and start taking some gun photos to share. Submit your photos here.
In 2012 TFB published an extensive post about a homemade rifle being used by the PKK in their fight against Turkey. Recently, a photo has surfaced of the same rifle but with a few upgrades and thus I’m calling it the Gen 2. The additions seem to be the removal of [Read More…]
Trench Art has always fascinated historians and collectors alive because it makes us have a personal connection with the curators of the various equipment it is displayed upon. But from an administrative standpoint, cutting up issued gear is no interesting manner, it is [Read More…]
A man in Texas is being charged with wire fraud after going on a spending spree and spending over 300,000 dollars on a company credit card, over 20,000 dollars was on seventeen firearms. Taking a look at the list of the firearms purchased, at least he had taste… [Read More…]