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Remington R51 Field Strip


The Remington R51 is a re-re-release of the Model 51 designed by John Pedersen that we have reviewed int he past to less than terrific results, but the hesitation locked mechanism at least makes for an interesting field strip. In this installment of TFBTV we take the little guy apart and try to show [Read More…]

Congress Could Recognize Remington’s 200th Anniversary

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Remington Arms Company and in an interesting turn of events it may not be just fans of Big Green acknowledging the landmark. A New York congressman, Rep. Richard Hanna (R), introduced a resolution on Thursday, September 15, [Read More…]

The Remington Rolling Block Rifle


The Remington Rolling Block was a huge commercial success back in its day, and is often referred to as the gun that saved Remington (which was in dire financial straights in years following the Civil War). This simple, strong design was sold to over 40 nations and continued to serve on into World [Read More…]

Remington R51… Did I Screw Up?


When this little guy was released to the public the first time, it didn’t go so well. All were recalled and customers were given the opportunity to get either a refund or wait over a year for a new pistol. Well, today I found a new one sitting in a gun show and I was […] Read More [Read More…]

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) 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 [Read More…]

Remington Rolling Block Run and Gun


The Remington Rolling Block was a hugely successful rifle design that served bravely in military service, and valiantly as a civilian target and hunting rifle. The Rolling Block is a single shot breech loader that must be loaded with a new cartridge after each shot, so naturally it should be much [Read More…]

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…]

Big 3 East: DPMS G2 .308

DPMS/Remington/AAC came out to Big 3 East and they brought out their G2 rifles. The G2 is the smallest and lightest 308 MSR on the market.  The G2 308 rifle is the same size as a 223 AR but only the magwell is bigger. The bolt carrier is 20% smaller than a traditional [Read More…]