Posts by James Reeves

James Reeves

• NRA-licensed concealed weapons instructor, 2012-present
Maxim Magazine’s MAXIMum Warrior, 2011
• TFBTV Executive Producer
• Former Regional Sales Rep, Interstate Arms Corp., MA
• Champion, Key West Cinco De Mayo Taco Eating Competition
• GLOCK® Certified Pistol Operator, 2017-2022
• Lawyer
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Kel-Tec P3AT Review … The Little Gun That Could


In this episode of TFBTV, James gives viewers a brief rundown of why he likes the humble Kel-Tec P3AT as a pocket pistol for concealed carry.  At just $200, there aren’t a lot of features, but it works and it is certainly concealable. Watch the video for James’ explanation.  

TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016: Daniel Defense DD5V1 .308 Lightweight AR10 Rifle


In this SHOT Show 2016 clip, James meets with Daniel Defense reps to talk about the new DD5V1, the new lightweight .308 rifle from Daniel Defense.  Daniel Defense’s press release is copied below: Black Creek, GA- Daniel Defense—engineer and manufacturer of the world’s finest firearms, [Read More…]

SHOT Show Range Day 2016: The New (to the US) IWI Tavor X95 Bullpup


James got hands-on with the new-to-the-US X95, an upgraded version of the Tavor bullpup rifle. Edward O. offered a well-developed written review for TFB, as follows (or check the preview and detailed pictures here:) —— After much teasing, IWI debuted their new civilian specific X95 rifle [Read More…]

TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016: Daniel Defense ISR Integrally Suppressed Rifle in .300BLK


In this SHOT Show 2016 floor interview, James speaks with Daniel Defense about the *re-released* DD ISR, an integrally suppressed .300 Blackout carbine with a noise signature of only 130dB. MSRP is $3000. Thanks to our Sponsor Ventura Munitions: http://bit.ly/1LKxNRP Check out our Patreon! [Read More…]

TFBTV at SHOT Range Day: Witt Machine’s Ultra Light Fully Suppressed .300 Blackout Upper


James managed to get an appointment to shoot the new integrally suppressed .300BLK ULTRA lightweight AR upper from Witt Machine. The results are impressive.  MSRP for a complete upper with suppressor is $1500, including a nickel boron bolt carrier group. This is a one-stamp gun, i.e., it is NOT a [Read More…]

TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016 Industry Day: The LMT Modular Assault Rifle System-Light (MARS-L) and M203 Grenade Launcher


LMT brought the new M.A.R.S. (Modular Assault Rifle System) Light carbine and the LMT M203 Grenade launcher (with dummy rounds, of course) to Industry Day at the range. This rifle has several improvements over the standard AR15, and, as recently reported by our own Nathaniel F. in this article, the [Read More…]

TFBTV at SHOT Show 2016: Semi-Auto FN SAW M249S at the Range (With Bonus Full Auto M249 Footage)


FNH USA has announced a new semi-auto variant of the M249 series that will be available this fall. James got to take the new semi-auto M249S for a spin at SHOT Show’s Industry Day at the range. TFB writer Rusty S. previously broke this story as follows: “This morning I headed over to the FNH [Read More…]

SHOT Show Preview: Springfield’s New Lightweight 9mm EMP Gov’t/Commander Hybrid 1911


As many readers will know, Springfield has wasted no time in 2016 with a salvo of daily launches of new products in the first quarter of the year. Today, January 16, Springfield officially unveiled its new EMP. Springfield was kind enough to send James of TFBTV a pre-run sample so he could get some [Read More…]

TFBTV SHOT Show Preview: Hands on with the New Springfield Stainless Range Officer 1911


As many readers will know, Springfield has wasted no time in 2016 with a salvo of daily launches of new products in the first quarter of the year. Today, January 10, Springfield officially unveils the new stainless steel Range Officer 1911 in 9mm and .45ACP. Springfield was kind enough to send James [Read More…]