I am really excited to announce that I am able to attend SHOT this year. I only bought my plane ticket a couple of days ago You can look forward to some great SHOT Show coverage on the blog next week. To wet your appetite, here is some unpublished photos from last year [Read More…]
[ Many thanks to Thomas for emailing me the link. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
SHOT Show ’11, which kicks off next week, is going to be smaller (in terms of exhibitor space) than last year because SHOT-goers complained about the lack of space. It was very crowded last year. Next year it is set to be even smaller. A draw for floor space will [Read More…]
“Troubleshooter” is a gun designing genius who hails from Germany. His latest creation is a prototype lower receiver for the FN SCAR rifle. Troubleshooter has to work within Germany’s firearm laws. He used an AGM airsoft SCAR replica for the upper [Read More…]
AXTS’s A-DAC is a nifty lower receiver for the AR-15. What differentiates it from standard mil-spec lower receivers is that the magazine release button, along with releasing the magazine, manipulates the bolt catch. Why would you want this feature? It makes [Read More…]
In November last year I reported on a tip I received that the French Army was about to purchase over 10,000 FN Mag machine guns. This deal has now been made public. The French are purchasing 10,881 machine guns from FN for 100 million Euros! The contract most likely [Read More…]
Tobias, of Kel-Tec, emailed me this photo of the Kel-Tec KSG Shotgun stripped down. I can’t wait to get my hands on this gun! [ Many thanks to Tobias for emailing me the photo. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
One man has died in an explosion at the Kinematics Research Ammunition plant in Memphis, TN. Very sad indeed. The last ammunition factory explosion in the United States was just 7 months ago and two weeks before that there was another. [ Many thanks to Jeff for emailing [Read More…]
How awesome was that shot [ Many thanks to David for emailing me the link. ] Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
New for DPMS for 2011 is the Panther REPR1 (or Rapid Engagement Precision Rifle) chambered in .308 Win. 7.62mm NATO. This AR-10 style carbine is capable of sub-MOA accuracy from its 18″ barrel. The quad-rail handguard has had all excess metal cut away, almost [Read More…]
Caleb, of Gun Nuts Media, has just landed his dream job. Congrats Caleb! Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
In a matter of months Kel-Tec has unveiled the PMR-30 pistol, the RMR-30 carbine and now the exciting KSG Shotgun. This bullpup pump-action shotgun has dual tube magazines that can hold a total of 14+1 rounds of ammunition. The shotgun has a total length of 26″ [Read More…]
I don’t think any of the TFB readers were surprised when Ruger unveiled the Ruger LC9. After the success of the Ruger LCP .380 lightweight compact pistol, a slightly larger 9mm Luger/Parabellum model made perfect sense. Once nice feature of this gun is that a [Read More…]
I should have blogged about this last year to ensure the Californian readers are aware of it, but I completely forgot about it in the holiday season madness. I was reminded about the California AB962 “ammo ban” when reading the latest newsletter from online [Read More…]
I am back! My break was moderately relaxing. After destroying my car on a mountain pass last year, I decided to book a plane ticket and fly instead. It would just be my luck that on Christmas Eve a courier driver speeding round a corner rear-ended me Sigh, on the bright [Read More…]