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.35 Remington

Introduced in 1908, the .35 Remington was one of the first cartridges designed specifically for autoloading rifles. Pawpaw writes about his Marlin 336 chambered in .35 Rem … Then, one day when I was in college I was walking through a hardware store and saw a [Read More…]

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The Singing Bird Pistols

Last month Christie’s auctioned off a matching pair of “mirror-image gold, enamel, agate, pearl and diamond-set singing bird pistols”. The “pistols” are incredible. They were made by the Frères Rochat in the 1820s for the Chinese market [Read More…]

Game of Carbines

TFB resident expert Daniel E. Watters has published an article for Defense Industry Daily about the US Army procurement of 70,000 to 100,000 additional M4 Carbines, what is means for Colt, who own the M4 design, and for other manufacturers. Obviously, if Colt does not [Read More…]

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Evolution of the Barrett M82

Michael Bane blogged this photo of the original Barrett M82 Prototype. I think I prefer this design to the later production models. It has a mean badass look to it with the oversized charging handle and chunky stock.

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Tam on the .22 Magnum

Tam tried the Kel-Tec PMR and RMR at the LuckyGunner Blogger Shoot and questions the utility of the .22 Magnum (WMR) round … I’ll be up front and admit that I still don’t get the point. .22WMR is in that gray area where it’s marginal as an [Read More…]

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Amazon Avenger

My friend, fellow 2A & Gun Blogger and TFB guest author M. J. Mollenhour has published his second novel, Amazon Avenger. I thoroughly enjoyed his first book and am busy making my way through, and enjoying, his latest. I have send may rounds down range in [Read More…]