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Mauser K98k Field Strip


The Mauser 98 stands in history as Paul Mauser’s masterpiece; Every little thing, every improvement that he could think of came together in the Model 1898, and the K98k is a carbine version of his famous rifle. The K98k rifle is notorious for being used and implemented by Nazi Germany, but [Read More…]

FN SCAR 16s Field Strip


The FN SCAR 16 is the 5.56×45 version of the SCAR platform, and it certainly has been catching the eyes of militaries around the world. While no major military has committed to adopting it yet, it is in limited use by many different armed forces. So what’s under all the aluminum? [Read More…]

FN FS2000 Field Strip


The Belgian FN FS2000 is a very futuristic looking bullpup rifle that is sure to catch the eye of many folks at the range. Chambered in 5.56×45 and being very friendly to southpaws (forward ejecting with ambi controls), the gun offers a lot to the end user but has seen very little military [Read More…]

Daewoo K1A1 Field Strip


Korean rifles produced by Daewoo Precision Industries are very well regarded by users and owners around the globe, and to this day the South Korean military uses them as a necessary asset to national defense. So let’s see what’s inside Shooting Review is below … [Read More…]

M1 Garand Field Strip


The American M1 Garand was the world’s first general issue semi-automatic rifle. It is famous for many reasons (such as the harmonious ping it makes when ejecting its en bloc clip), but it is a magnificent piece of engineering that you can only truly appreciate by seeing what’s inside. [Read More…]

MAS 36 Field Strip


The MAS 36 is a greatly underappreciated rifle that we have worked a lot with on TFBTV, but it occurred to us that we had never taken one apart on camera. In this episode, we decide to do just that. MAS 36 Video: MAS 36 Run and Gun:

SKS Rifle Field Strip


The SKS rifle was once the most popular surplus rifle in the USA, but various import laws and regulations put a damper on its importation. Regardless, these rifles are still quite popular around the country and in this video we show you how to rip yours apart. Transcript … – [Voiceover] [Read More…]

Uzi SMG Field Strip


The famous Uzi submachinegun is a brilliantly simple firearm that is straight blowback and fires from an open bolt. While it was not the first firearm to feature a telescoping bolt, it certainly took the concept and ran with it. The Uzi was an international sales success, and if you grew up in the [Read More…]

FN PS90 Field Strip (SBR)


The FN Herstal P90 personal defense weapon is one of the strangest looking weapon system on the planet, so it is no wonder that it pops up in so many movies and television shows. The gun feeds from a 50 round magazine and is extremely compact. In this field strip we take down a PS90, […] [Read More…]

MAS 49/56 Field Strip


The French MAS 49 rifles are spectacularly simple firearms that are both reliable and accurate. These terrific rifles are not priced high in the USA, and I would highly recommend anyone in the market for a vintage autoloader look no further. So, what makes the French gem tick? Thanks to our [Read More…]

Luger Field Strip


The Luger pistol may well be the most coveted collector handgun of modern time, and it is easy to understand why. The unique toggle locked action makes it mechanically interesting and they just shoot like a dream. So, how do they work? Thanks to our sponsors Grizzly Targets and Ventura Munitions. [Read More…]

M1941 Johnson Field Strip


The M1941 Johnson Rifle is a strange footnote in US firearms history. Melvin Johnson was a lawyer by trade who decided to break into firearms design by founding the Johnson Automatics company. While his rifle would never see the success enjoyed by the M1 Garand, several M1941s did make their way [Read More…]

Friday Field Strip: WWII German G43


This is our first, of many I hope, Friday Field Strip. Each week we will do a field strip of a different firearm. This week we strip the German G43 rifle, which is essentially a G41(W) rifle improved with the addition of a gas system inspired by the Soviet SVT rifles. However, the unique [Read More…]

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