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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 1 of 3)

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 guns, and numerous magazines, bolts, bolt carriers, and other miscellaneous [Read More…]

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B&T At B&T Police & Military Day 2015

TFB friend Lionel attended the recent B&T Police & Military Day 2015 event, and covered some of the products exhibited there. The host, Swiss company B&T (formerly Brügger & Thomet AG), of course brought a large number of products to show off. Lionel [Read More…]

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Who Wants To Work For Colt?

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE!  Colt is currently hiring in many areas of the business including engineering, supervisory and procurement, amongst others. We’re continuing our strategic effort to attract the very best executives and associates,” said Stephen Welford, Director [Read More…]

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New Colt LE6920MPS Rifles

Colt is now offering a pair of new variants in the LE6920 line. Called the LE6920MPS, the new rifles feature slim furniture from Mapgul. One rifle is fitted with black parts, while the second has flat dark earth (FDE) bits. Both rifles carry a manufacturer’s [Read More…]

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Museums at Normandy

Part of my trip to the UK took my to Le Havre, France. Being so close, I had to go to Normandy and see Omaha Beach. I went to the Normandy American Cemetary. The visitor center has a wonderful exhibit with a few firearms inside. Springfield M1. German [Read More…]

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Highlights of the MEU

The MEU stands for Marine Expeditionary Unit. In this video you get to see Force Recon practicing with their M4s and Colt 1911s.     In the video you get to see a clever rolling target to simulate a moving target.

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Colt OEM Series Rifles

Some AR companies add more accessories to their guns to appeal to buyers, but according to Shooting Illustrated, Colt is going the other way with the OEM series. Understanding that many people customize the AR-15 after purchase, Colt decided to begin offering stripped [Read More…]

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