The following is a guest article written for TFB by reader Tim about his efforts with his friend Paul to recreate the historical .280 British (7x43mm) round developed for the EM-2 and FAL rifles during the early pre-NATO rifle trials of the late 1940s. Enjoy! [Read More…]
This short video clip was posted on World Special Forces’ Facebook account. The manipulation is expertly executed quickly. The reloads are fast between shots. The third and final string is impressive as he had his Glock chamber empty. I wish we knew how far the [Read More…]
Designing for weapons manipulation for gross motor skills is a hard thing to do. Firearms designers fret over trying to put as much gross motor movement in weapon manipulation as possible. One of the biggest challenges is magazine changes, where small buttons reign [Read More…]
There are many benefits to reloading from saving money to the ability to customize your loads, and if you’re a reloader you probably have quite a setup devoted to the process. After all, attention to detail is a vital part of reloading ammunition. We’ve all [Read More…]
Yesterday, I helped Adam Roth of Aridus Industries with some testing and filming some content for his YouTube account. Adam wanted to address some concerns and critics of his Quick Detach Carrier system. He has been getting a lot of comments about sidesaddles do not [Read More…]
Not a wheelgun fan myself, but that does not mean I lack for appreciation of those who run them really well. An admitted personal weakness has been getting the reloads down pat. With my muscle memory dedicated entirely to box-magazine fed handguns, the individual rounds [Read More…]
A TFB reader was shooting reloaded ammunition at the range when his AR-15 blew apart. The case head failed and the escaping gas split the upper receiver in two and blasted all it components out. Fortunately he was uninjured. As always, be very careful when reloading!