This year I only have two predictions … The Zombie craze will finally begin to die down. Remington will announce a sub-compact pistol (or announce they have purchased a company that makes a sub-compact). Anyone have any other predictions?
Respected bag maker Maxpedition appears to be ready to launch a new line of handheld flashlights. At this time, little is known about what type of light or lights might be introduced by the company, but a good guess would be something for the outdoor and tactical [Read More…]
Strike Industries is developing a simple plate carrier that could be used by a home owner for self defense or by a law enforcement officer for a high-risk call. The carrier has two straps that allow the wearer to quickly don the carrier, so that a 10”x13” rifle [Read More…]
Midwest Industries, Inc. is getting ready to release a quad-rail extension for the FN SCAR rifle. The rail is made of 6061 aluminum and uses MIL-STD 1913 rails. It will be available in both black and flat dark earth. The extension adds eight ounces to the overall [Read More…]
As a gunsmith I sometimes find myself squinting at poorly scanned schematics of rare guns. Stumped halfway through a project, I scratch my head trying to figure out how the doohickey is held in place by the whatsit and what the doohickey’s function actually is in [Read More…]
I want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We have some exciting changes coming to TFB next year, including new writers and a new site theme (finally!). 2013 is going to be an epic year for this blog. Just so you know, we won’t be posting [Read More…]
Red Knight Armament, a manufacturer of ultra concealable firearms, are now manufacturing medieval-style morning star flails. The fails are made from steel and weigh up to 20 lbs, not much lighter than a M249 machine gun! The price will be $350.
Controversy has erupted online over the Wounded Warrior Project not wanting to appear on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk radio show because they don’t want anything to do with firearms. This must be a new policy because they co-branded the AAC Big Bang Party party I [Read More…]
Many people have requested we have a space where anything can be discussed. Use this space to discuss absolutely anything, just keep it PG and be civil to each other.
The producers of Sons of Guns are looking for a new on camera gunsmith. I received this email from FSA Entertainment … To Whom It May Concern: Hello! My name is Amberlee Mucha and I am a Casting Producer with FSAEntertainment and Red Jacket Firearms I am currently [Read More…]
The Bearded Man is promoting his new 12-part DVD series, Operation Z, with an interesting trailer … The first DVD, Handguns, is on sale for $15. The next DVD in the series is Shotguns. [ Many thanks to Jay for the tip. ]
Applications for the writers job is now closed. Everyone who applied should have received an acknowledgment of the application from me. If you did not, let us know ASAP. We have gotten a lot of applications. Far more than I expected. It is going to take a lot of time to [Read More…]