Volquartsen Custom 10/22 rifle

I first learned of the Volquartsen line of rifles and pistols on Top Shot Season 3, and I then had the opportunity to shoot a Volquartsen SuperLite rifle during my time on Season 4. We were shooting offhand at soda pop openers at 75 feet, and gumballs on tees at 35 feet [Read More…]


Titan Gun Vault

I recently went to my first ever gun show at the Cow Palace near San Francisco, CA. The Crossroads of the West gun show comes to my area 4-5 times a year which is nice. I was wandering around taking in the culture and the goodies that were on display. I saw a man [Read More…]


Loki Weapons Systems Is No More

Up-and-comer AR-15 maker Loki Weapons Systems appears to have ceased operating. Two days ago a reader tipped us off on rumors that they were no longer in business. We have been trying to contact them over the past couple of days without any success. Late last year they [Read More…]


An Idea From A Reader

Annika, a reader of TFB, emailed me an idea for an AR-15 upper receiver and asked me if I could post it on the blog to see what y’all thought of it … I’ve got a pretty straightforward idea that I’m hoping for some feedback on. If you felt like [Read More…]


BCM Haley Strategic Jack Carbine

Bravo Company USA and Haley Strategic have teamed up to produce the Jack Carbine, a high-end AR-15 carbine. There is a lot of attention to detail on this carbine, its not just a bunch of components slapped together. The Jack features the B5 Systems stock, the Geissele [Read More…]

German Bundeswehr army soldier with the QRU takes a rest during a joint patrol with the ANA in the village of Mulla Kehyl near Baghlan

H&K G28 Deployed in Afganistan

This photo shows a Bundeswehr solider carrying the new H&K G28 DMR (Designated Marksman Rifle) that was officially adopted by the German Army late last year. The G28 is derived from the H&K 417 and features a short 16″ barrel and 3-20×56 Schmidt & [Read More…]


Moro Rebel Sniper Rifle

A reader noticed this interesting sniper rifle in a photo of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MNLF) fighters which appeared in his local newspaper. It is a quite a nifty looking rifle, if not a little bulky. Apparently they are fielding quite a few of them. I think they [Read More…]