Tag: vz58

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History and Modernization of the Vz58


In this episode of TFBTV, Edward takes a look at 3 different variants of the Vz58 platform, the Czech army’s issued rifle, and looks at how the firearm has changed since the original design in the 1950s. We look at aftermarket parts, mounting systems, and have a short review of two specific [Read More…]

Top 5 Guns We Wish Were More Popular


In a world full of AR15s and AK variants, few companies dare to be different. This list deals with a few offerings on the market that we wish would make more range appearances but tend to sit on the shelves or in distributor warehouses. Criteria for this list requires the guns to be listed by [Read More…]

VZ58 Field Strip


The Czech VZ58 Rifle is a a fantastic piece of hardware that is fascinating from a mechanical standpoint. The rifles lock like a giant P38, have a piston like an FN49, and fire 7.62×39 but are misunderstood by a lot of folks. While at a glance they look like an AK, they share very little [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] A plethora of cool new things at Mako Group/FAB Defense

I was making my way to another appointment at SHOT when the Mako Group/FAB Defense booth caught my eye.  The first thing I checked out was their new “Scorpus” line of holsters, made of glass-reinforced polymer.  These are a retention holster that indexes [Read More…]

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