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Kahr CM9 9mm: My Favorite CCW Pistol


In this video James reviews the Kahr CM9 9mm sub-compact Pistol and explains why it is his favorite Every Day Concealed Carry pistol. Kahr changed the carry game with their single stack striker fired pistols with smooth triggers. The recent C-Series CM9 is cheaper model lacking some features of the [Read More…]

Swiss Arms SG550 and FAMAE SG540 Review


In this episode of TFBTV we introduce Edward, our Canadian Contingent. For his first video we take a look at an SG540 from Chilean state arms manufacturer FAMAE, and its natural evolution: the SG550 from Swiss Arms. In a short side-by-side shoot, we have the rifles ring steel, trigger smoke grenades [Read More…]

Top 5 Underrated Guns


As a followup to our video on the top 5 overrated guns, we thought we might make a counter-video regarding firearms we believe to be underrated. This list features some great firearms that for whatever reason just have not gotten the credit they deserve. So, what’s on the list? The VZ58 [Read More…]

FN49 Run and Gun (Malfunctions Galore!)


The FN49 is the predecessor to the much more famous FN FAL rifle, and the book about the rifle is accurately titled “The Rifle That Ran Out Of Time”. Largely developed before the outbreak of WWII, the FN49 could have been a serious European competitor to the American M1 Garand but by [Read More…]

TFBTV: USMC Rifle Range Qualification


On this episode of TFBTV, Miles Vining takes a look at how the U.S. Marine Corps goes about the annual rifle qualification process that every Marine undertakes every year. Qualification is not only important for keeping up the fundamentals of marksmanship, but also plays into a Marine’s [Read More…]

MAS 49/56 Field Strip


The French MAS 49 rifles are spectacularly simple firearms that are both reliable and accurate. These terrific rifles are not priced high in the USA, and I would highly recommend anyone in the market for a vintage autoloader look no further. So, what makes the French gem tick? Thanks to our [Read More…]

5 Hilariously Bad Carry Guns


When it comes to self defense, having a gun is certainly better than not having one. That said, in this day and age there are certainly choices that are definitively bad. In this list we present 5 handguns that we believe are quite poor when it comes to personal protection. Thanks to our [Read More…]

Luger Field Strip


The Luger pistol may well be the most coveted collector handgun of modern time, and it is easy to understand why. The unique toggle locked action makes it mechanically interesting and they just shoot like a dream. So, how do they work? Thanks to our sponsors Grizzly Targets and Ventura Munitions. [Read More…]

M1941 Johnson Field Strip


The M1941 Johnson Rifle is a strange footnote in US firearms history. Melvin Johnson was a lawyer by trade who decided to break into firearms design by founding the Johnson Automatics company. While his rifle would never see the success enjoyed by the M1 Garand, several M1941s did make their way [Read More…]

Top 5 Guns With Strange Features


Some firearms are straight-up bizarre, but some are relatively conventional yet employ an odd feature or two. In this episode of TFBTV, we take a look at 5 firearms that incorporate a bizarre feature that isn’t generally found on other guns. Firearms featured: Galil G41(M) Valmet M76 Arisaka [Read More…]

TFBTV Update, and Thank You!


Well here we are: We have surpassed 50,000 subscribers and TFBTV is really picking up, and we only have you all to thank! We just wanted to make a quick video as a thank you and let everyone know what is coming up. We are all really excited about the future of this channel. Alex, James, […] [Read More…]

The Nifty Arsenal Strike One 9mm Review


The Arsenal Strike One is a Russian with an Italian accent. That is to say, this unique pistol was designed in Russia but is produced in Italy and exported to the USA from Europe’s boot. The pistol features a remarkably low bore axis thanks to its unique (or rather, uncommon) locking system [Read More…]

Daewoo K1A1: Korea’s AR15


The Daewoo K1A1 is the civilian version of Daewoo’s select-fire K1 rifle, and before the import ban of 1989 they could be had for very affordable prices. These fantastic rifles take M16 magazines and are direct impingement just like your AR15 at home, with a bolt and carrier that looks like an [Read More…]

Swiss Firepower: The SIG AMT (STG57)


The Swiss are known for producing some of the world’s finest firearms, and the STG57 is no exception. The rifle served from 1957 until 1990 when it was officially replaced by the SIG 550 series, but today they are treasured by their owners in Europe and a few that trickled into the USA and [Read More…]

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TFBTV Musical Garands


TFBTV Presents: The Blue Danube Waltz (In 30-06). That harmonious ping produced by the ejection of an en-bloc clip is music to our ears, so why not set it to a nice tune? We do hope you enjoy! This recording (sans the Garands) of the Blue Danube Waltz was played by the Finnish orchestra [Read More…]

Top 5 Service Pistols


A wiser man than us once said, “The only purpose for a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should have never laid down”. This however doesn’t mean that pistols do not have their niches and fill roles where a long gun is too cumbersome or unnecessary. In this installment of [Read More…]

Can You Guess That Gun Sound?


Some firearms make incredibly iconic sounds that enthusiasts the world over can recognize immediately. Are you one of these folks? Well, try and get all five as laid out if this video!  One of them is so iconic, if you have been a gun guy (or girl) for longer than a couple of months, we […] [Read More…]

Shooting the Benelli M1 (Part 2)


To follow up with their brief commentary on the Benelli M1 shotgun, Alex and Patrick hit the range to evaluate these famous and well renowned shotguns. Yesterday we posted our Benelli M1 discussion video. If you missed that you can watch it here. Please don’t forget to subscribe to TFBTV. We [Read More…]

The Benelli M1: Discussion (Part 1)


As a prelude to an upcoming shooting video featuring the Benelli M1 shotgun, Alex and Patrick discuss this famous scattergun before putting it to the test! Part 2, where we take the Benelli shooting, will be posted tomorrow. **Correction: The Benelli M3 is not a gas breather, it is also an inertia [Read More…]

Top 5 Most Awesomest Machineguns


Shooting a machinegun will almost always put a smile on your face, but highlighted here are what we believe are some of the most fun. While getting trigger time behind one of these lead dispensers is awesome, paying for ammo isn’t! Full subtitles are below and PLEASE SUBSCRIBE (subscribing [Read More…]

TFBTV: 5 Best Surplus Rifles Under $500


Today we discuss 5 (or 6) great military surplus rifles that can be had for under $500. Sometimes you need to take a break from modernity to get a whole new great shooting experience! French subtitles thanks to Tempest, Russian subtitles thanks to Val. The full english transcript is below … [Read More…]