One of the developers working on the video game Homefront: The Revolution, due to be released in 2015, is also a TFB reader and he has been working on the gun mechanics of the game. He and his co-developers are aiming to make the guns as customizable as possible. One [Read More…]
There are three questions I seem to get asked as a firearms industry writer on an almost daily basis, which are: Q: Is this AR a good one for me? or What is a good AR for me? Q: Can you recommend a good AR trigger? Q: Can you recommend a good handgun for me […] [Read More…]
I received an email from Silencerco about how to purchase a silencer or if the term fits suppressor. The video is done very well. It’s both informative and humorous.
Larry Vickers, who I was fortunate enough to meet in person at SHOT Show this year, just published a video showing elite Russian FSB (Spetsgruppa “A” or Alfa, also called Alpha Group) troops doing confidence drills with pistols. These drills are nothing [Read More…]
Despite a previous ban, the Norinco T97 is quickly becoming one of the most popular black rifles in Canada. It is a .223 bullpup with a 19” barrel that uses a short stroke gas piston and a rotating bolt, along with a reciprocating charging handle. At its core, the [Read More…]
The ever-ingenious Destin at SmarterEveryDay built a underwater periscope so he could film an AK being fired underwater with a super-ultra-high-end high speed camera that is not waterproof (and probably costs a little less than $1,000,000 to buy outright). I [Read More…]
Lindy Beige, archeologist and military reenactor, discusses Hollywoods portrayal of swords … I had not come across Lindy’s YouTube channel before. He has a lot of very interesting videos on medieval weaponry and armor. Thanks to WhaleOil for the tip.
Aimed Research is making very high speed videos of ammunition testing. By slowing down bullet impacts, we can see what really happens and hopefully improve future bullet performance. Take this video of a shotgun shell loaded with flechettes: While this video [Read More…]
Nick Chen emailed me about a nifty camera mount called the Swivl that, using infra-red, can track people as they move about, making it perfect for shooting video downrange without putting a cameraman in harm’s way. Nick wrote … It is a small base that you [Read More…]
Indie game developer Wolfire has developed a FPS shooter where things like reloading involve having to issue separate commands for each action that would be required in real life to operate the guns. For example, reloading a 1911 pistol involves issuing a command to [Read More…]
Proof Research is a relatively new company in Montana that is producing high-end lightweight hunting and tactical rifles. What separates them from other custom rifle makers is that they manufacture in house the actions, stocks and carbon fiber-wrapped barrels they use [Read More…]
This video advertising Cabela’s Shooting Star Exploding Targets is awesome. Glitchy dubstep and slow motion explosions go together so well. Do yourself a favour and watch the video in 720p HD on Youtube itself. Cabela’s Star Exploding Targets are available [Read More…]
Last week I blogged a frame from the high speed underwater video Andrew made. He has now uploaded the full video.
The Izhevsk Shooting Club has produced a high quality seven part video series on the disassembly and reassembly of the AN-94 rifle. Unfortunately it is all in Russian, but most TFB readers will be able to follow what is being explained the first four parts of the [Read More…]
Serbu Firearms, maker of the Super Shorty 6.5″ barreled shotgun and the BFG-50 and -50A .50 BMG rifles, has published several videos and photos of their current project, the Typhon 20. It is a single shot, bolt action, very similar to the BFG-50, albeit a [Read More…]
I recommend anyone who carries concealed or open should watch this video. I doubt anyone knows more about the legal aspects of firearms than Massad Ayoob. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ]
[ Many thanks to Whaleoil for emailing us the link. ]