At Media Day at the Range, SAI showed off their new products for 2015. Specifically their AR 2.0 Jailbreak and their new pistol, from the ground up, SAI BLU. First up is the Jailbreak AR. The Jailbreak is a muzzle device that is quick detach. Their prototype at the [Read More…]
With the news of Magpul’s Glock magazines, the Elite Tactical Systems Group magazines got drowned out. ETS is making transparent polymer Glock Magazines. They are expected to be released in April and they are making different size magazines for 9mm. Unlike [Read More…]
I found Recover and they have some really cool products coming out this year. First up they have a pistol-carbine conversion kit similar to the other pistol conversion kits like the Roni or SIG ACP. However the Recover Morphy BCZ has better features than the others. [Read More…]
Glock customizers Zev Technologies showed off their new .22LR conversion kits at the 2015 SHOW Show. They had it behind glass so I wasn’t actually able to fondle it, but from what I saw it looked to be of pretty good build quality, as is the case with many of Zev [Read More…]
While it’s not really an optic, I was very impressed by the new ALG 6-second Optic mount during the Media Day at the Range. The ALG mount is compatible with Aimpoint Micro T1/H1/T2 or any similar size mini red-dot sight that uses the same Aimpoint Micro mounting [Read More…]
I saw this at the Glock booth here at Shot Show 2015. It is the Glock 19TB. It comes with tall suppressor sights and a threaded barrel. When I asked Glock reps about the new MOS optic guns and the the lack of suppressor sights, their answer was vague. They do not really [Read More…]
Lone Wolf Distributors is coming out with a metal Glock Mag Coupler. They only had two prototypes on hand and no real information on price. They estimate these will come out in 2 months.
The new Glock MOS – Modular Optic System handguns were ready to fire at the Industry Day at the Range. Recognizing an increasingly popular trend towards red dot optics for handguns, the Glock MOS handguns provide shooters a variety of options for using many of [Read More…]
AUTHOR’S NOTE: While at the range on Monday, the RIA representative I talked to did not point out an important change for the Glock conversion kit. In order for the .22TCM cartridge to fit standard Glock 9mm magazines, the engineers had to shorten the cartridge [Read More…]
Magpul has been on a roll lately with all the new products they’ve been debuting before SHOT Show 2015. Just yesterday they released teasers for their PMAG D60 drum mag and their new AK47 handguards, magazines and stocks. They just dropped another sneak peak video [Read More…]
Zev Technologies mounted the new Leupold Deltapoint Pro red dot on one of their Glocks. Some pictures of the Deltapoint Pro show an optional integrated rear BUIS. Zev Tech has answered the question of “how does the rear sight fit and work when mounted on a [Read More…]
My first thought when these arrived was” “OOooooo, Shiny!”. Packed in two little bags with demure labeling were two new Glock Gen 4 Guide Rods by Lone Wolf Distributors. These were their latest release of in-house upgrades for the Glock platform. Lone [Read More…]
Kiesler Police Supply let slip the launch of Glock’s latest handguns, the MOS series. The new handguns are the same as standard Glocks, but with the addition of an optics-ready cut-out on the top of the handgun. Given the growth of the M&P line, one might [Read More…]
Viridian, which is a subsidiary of the privately-held Laser Aiming Systems Corporation, is considered a leader in the industry when it comes to advances in laser sights. A couple months ago they came out with green laser sights for the Glock 42, and now they’ve done [Read More…]
Just about anyone who owns and shoots a Glock laments the lack of support for low-cost training. Glock simply has refused to put out a 22LR kit (arguably for a good reason; 22LR has a tendency to malfunction in semi-automatic firearms not designed for the rimmed [Read More…]
Instead of the more traditional tree topper star or angel, Greg went with a Glock 17, lit up by a tactical light. Very festive. I like it. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
B&T AG (formerly Brügger & Thomet AG) of Switzerland have introduced a new sound suppressor targeted at the .380 subcompact market. The suppressor is partnered with a barrel either for a Glock 42 or a SIG P238 pistol. Designed to be smaller than other [Read More…]
The Handi-Racker is a tool to help people rack the slide of their pistols. It is a block of plastic that fits over the muzzle end of the slide. It is channeled to press against the front of the slide and allow the barrel to protrude forward. By placing the Handi-Racker [Read More…]
The Daily Beast reports on the latest Glock family drama … For at least three days in November, a “professional detective” employed by Glock Sr. sat outside of Helga’s Austrian home in a SEAT Toledo with tin foil covering the windows, according to sworn [Read More…]
No product launch is completely flawless and G2 Research knows this now all too well. On December 3rd, they announced a recall of all of their .45 ACP ammunition manufactured from July 1st to November 30th. Their statement: We have received some comments that the [Read More…]
For many of you, it will feel like “that time of year again”, so many US pistol competitions have come and gone. The Army’s Modular Handgun System program is gearing up to replace current service pistols with a new suite of pistols, holsters, and [Read More…]
Lone Wolf Distributors has a history of supporting the Glock line with aftermarket accessories including barrels and other parts. The company is now selling something they are calling the Ultimate Adjustable Trigger (UAT.) Made for the Glock line of handguns, Lone Wolf [Read More…]
I love the G42 and even had a chance to review the pistol earlier this year. In that review, I did bemoan the capacity (but understood why it was designed that way). Fortunately, the aftermarket is stepping in to add capacity to the diminutive 380 handgun. Pocket [Read More…]
Dsonyay sent us a photo of his Glock 20 SF (10mm Auto) after its first trip to the range. A gun might look like every other gun of its type, but to its owner it is special. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
HiViz, known for their fiber optic sight offerings is expanding into Tritium-powered sights, the NITESIGHTS. The latest addition claims to be use high-grade sapphire lenses for “quicker sight acquisition” While the press release indicates that models for the [Read More…]
Disclaimer: For the purpose of this article, the term “machine pistol” refers to fully automatic conventionally laid out handguns, not submachine guns, PDWs, or obscenely large pistol-like firearms such as M10s. Also, for video, scroll to the bottom. Machine [Read More…]
Lipsey’s and Larry Vickers have entered into a partnership to produce two exclusive Glock pistols. One pistol will be a Glock 17, while the other will be a G19. Features older-style, third generation RTF2 frame in flat dark earth (FDE) Vickers Tactical Sights [Read More…]
Photographer Justin Officer sent us this photo he took of a custom finished Glock. With custom engraved “Its Miller Time” on the slide. * (* Don’t drink and shoot). Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
I am a Glock fan. Have been ever since I had my first one. That said, there is a time and place for polymer. And certain components that take a lot of impact abuse are probably not the first place I would eschew the use of steel. The plastic guide rod is one [Read More…]
MyGunCulture is reporting that SilencerCo has released threaded barrels for Glock and Sig Sauer pistols. The notable feature is SilcencerCo designed them specifically for suppressor use and avoiding baffle strikes. The barrels are held to an extremely high tolerance [Read More…]
Tyler writes … Being slightly new to firearms I finally got some time off to do some modifications I’ve always wanted to do. The first was a glock 22 gen 4 [ed: photo below] that I stippled and, it being my first time, I feel it turned out quite well. [Read More…]
voodooman sent us a photo of his Glock range bag which allows for a few different combinations of frames and slides. The grip on the G17 frame (pictured with a G17L slide) has been cut down to G19 length. This allows better concealment and the use of G19 magazines. He [Read More…]
MG Industries (MGI) is now selling a 9mm Hydra rifle that uses standard Glock magazines. The Hydra, or MARCK-15, rifle is designed to easily convert – without tools – between calibers using swapable barrels and magazine wells. This specific version of the [Read More…]
Quarter Circle 10 is now producing AR lowers that accept Glock magazines. The lowers can be had as a small- or larger-frame receiver. The smalls are for the 9mm, 40 S&W, 357 SIG and 45 GAP calibers, while the large frames handle 10mm and 45 ACP. All of the lowers [Read More…]
Oleg wrote … My first handgun is Glock 34 Gen 4. Since Glocks are quite popular, I mark my magazines to avoid mix ups at shooting range. Instead of putting initials or numbers I put a smiling face. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day.
An interesting product. The video is a bit old. December 2012 and stars Top Shot Bass Pro Shooter Chris Cheng. Challenge Targets made a cardboard target holder with a small twist. They have hinges at the base and a steel plate that is attached to the stand and sits [Read More…]
An ingenious Redditor 3D printed this pretty sweet light mount for their Glock. In case you’re wondering if it will hold up to recoil, the designer made the video below to show it in action. It’s pretty sweet if you ask me, the only issue is it [Read More…]