James' Tactical Procrastinator's Christmas List for Your Armchair Commando

This is all gear that I have used, abused, and loved over the years, and I wanted to share it with you special ladies out there (or dudes) buying a last minute xmas present for your special dude (or lady).  – James

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5.11 Taclite Coyote Boots – Long Term Review (5 Years)

For the last 5 years, I extensively used  5.11  Taclite boots. They have been with me in 12 countries, withstood heat up to 133°F (56°C) and still look decent enough to wear them on a night out (even though my wife disagrees with me on that).

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The Mercedes-Benz Gruma Hunter X-Class Truck

Here at TFB we very rarely write about Automobiles, but when we do they are probably the best Automobiles in the World – for our needs.

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ALL HALLOWS EVE: Top 5 Blood-Curdling Gun Related Purchases

Without slicing into a full blown political rant, as “gun people” we all know that there are so called “non-gun-people” that walk among us. Those that, upon seeing a firearm, or even what apppears to be a firearrm, recoil in fear and beg for mercy from its terrible power. Since All Hallows Eve is about fright-night hi jinx, I thought we could turn up the volume and get a little bit freaky: suggesting gun guy/girl purchases that just might make the uninitiated faint from mere talk alone.

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Review: King Competition – Magnetic Shell Picker

Nokia – associated with mobile phones, telecommunications and tires ( Nokian) – but the town in Finland it’s also the home of King Competition Products Oy (Inc.)

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B.E. Meyers release a new laser pointer

B.E. Meyers & Company. is showcasing all of their products at the Air National Guard Weapons and Tactics show in Tuscon, AZ., between October 16-17.

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A very nice holster for the CZ Shadow 2

Plastic fantastic by all means, but there’s something special with products made out of natural leather, by hand. I noticed this fantastic holster in a Facebook group and asked the owner for permission to use the pictures as well as ask him for a few details.

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Review: Elite Tactical Systems Glock 31 round transparent magazine

The transparent ETS magazines for Glock have been around for a few years.

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POTD: Let The Darkness Come

Today’s Photo Of The Day is the SAKO TRG M10 and its new cousin Sako TRG22A1 next to it.

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New Extreme Laser Range Finder: Safran Vectronix Terrapin X Rangefinder

Knowing the distance to your target is the key to success, especially if you are a target shooter. Without that knowledge you will have difficulties knowing where to aim in terms of height, and on top of that you have other factors like the wind.

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Europe Best Sniper Team Competition 2018 (Part 3) The Winners

This is Part 3 and the last series of pictures from Europe’s Best Sniper Team Competition 2018.

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Europe Best Sniper Team Competition 2018 (Part 2)
Europe Best Sniper Team Competition 2018 (Part 1)

In 2016 TFB took an extensive look at the Rifles and Optics at the Europe Best Sniper Team, you can check our story again if you like.

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TFBTV: Top 5 Guns from TriggrCon 2018

In this episode of TFBTV, james reports from TriggrCon 2018 to bring you the top 5 Guns of TriggrCon. There were a lot of neat designs including customized AR15s, Glocks, and 1911s, to the stranger and more unique fare, but there were five guns that stood out, and one gun that one the “Golden Trigger Award” as the best gun at the show as selected by the judges at TriggrCon.

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The new Spuhr SP-3022 Scope Mount with Co-Witness

What do you get if you combine the extended cantilever of the Noveske Shooting Team Mount (the SP-3026) with the absolute co-witness height of the SP-3016?

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The Salen 3D Printed Titanium Compensator

Mr. Kenneth Salen is a Norwegian IPSC competitive shooter. He’s now the top shooter on the Norwegian Heckler & Koch Shooting Team. According to himself he’s the guy you talk to about the best compensator in the World.

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Top 5 Guns for Future US Space Marines

With the recent announcement of a new US Space Force, everyone on the Internet has been talking about being first in line to the recruiter’s office to become one of the country’s first Space Marines (we have seen enough movies to know it is only a matter of time). But once you’ve signed up, what will you be issued as your primary weapon? Let’s take a not-entirely-serious look at weapons from real life, film, and fiction that could inspire those issued to future US Space Marines!

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What is the most popular tactical apparel brand in Iraq?

I first heard the term “tacticool” somewhere around 2012. At that time, a friend of mine and I were training with US ex-special operations instructors in South-East Asia, and instructors loved to make fun of Hong-Kong airsofters, who showed up to a basic shooting class in full combat loadout.

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FATHER'S DAY 2018: A Buying Guide For Everyone

Do you really want to know what fathers want on Sunday, June 17? Do you really want to know? Because I’ll tell you. Nothing. No, I’m not talking about the lack of physical gifts, parties or dinners out. I’m talking about literally nothing. Like “most of the time our lives are filled with overstimulation and chaos, we’d prefer to live in a vacuum for a day” type of nothing. I mean, we love you and everything, but we are all headed into the woods to be alone for a few hours. But since it seems that we never get what we want, I’m going to help everyone out with this detailed Buying Guide For Everyone containing some simple Amazon gifts that can be purchased quickly and easily and will be sure to put a smile on dads face. Just like the other thing we get once a year… Red Velvet Cake. Get your minds out of the gutter!

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[NRA 2018] Battle Arms Development Paratrooper, 3x Patented Charging Handle, and More

Battle Arms Development (BAD) came to NRA 2018 with a handful of new items designed for form, versatility, and function as well as being aesthetically pleasing. George Huang, owner and CEO of BAD spent some time with TFB going over the assortment of AR and Glock accessories his company displayed at the show.

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TFB TAX TUESDAY: Top Picks For Tax Payers

You did it! You filled out all the forms, packaged up your payment and shipped everything off. Now the painful waiting game begins. No, not todays income tax filing deadline, the NFA Form 4 you just sent off for that suppressor or short barreled rifle you’ve been wanting for ages. But now the painful approval process begins. In the meantime, why don’t you use some of that tax refund to grab some silencer-supporting gear. Threaded barrels, subsonic ammunition, gas regulation and muzzle devices all top the list of needed equipment after finally buying a suppressor.

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TFB Optics Buying Guide – Spring 2018

As we begin to thaw out of our winter dens (keep quiet, Southern States), we start to dust off our gear for the upcoming shooting season. And with the end of hibernation comes the lust for upgrading our guns and gear. While the draw to pickup a new rifle or pistol is always persistent, the appreciation of quality optics can sometimes be forgotten. So we thought we could list out some non iron sight options in TFB’s Optics Buying Guide.

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KING Competition: Short Action Bars for Benelli Supernova & Nova

At the time of writing tihs, the World Shoot IPSC Shotgun in France is just 99 days away. The event in France is the 3:rd World Championship for IPSC Shotgun.

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[SHOT 2018] TFB TOP FIVE – Long Guns

Finally, it is time to wrap up the 2018 SHOT Show TFB coverage – while it seems like an endless supply of stories on manufacturers and vendors, we are proud to bring you the most complete rundown of the biggest show of the year. Anyway, you asked and we listened – between the blog itself, Instagram, Facebook and telepathy, we took your requests for more information seriously. Let’s start off today with five of the most popular Long Guns from this year’s SHOT Show.

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[SHOT 2018] That's MISS Concealed to You!

Boasting the tagline “designed to keep you beautifully concealed”, the ladies at Miss Concealed brought the heat this year at SHOT Show 2018 with their line of “Hidden Heat” concealed carry holsters.

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Packin' Neat Makes EDC Accessories for Practical Women

Meet my new friend, Kristen. She’s the brains behind Packin’ Neat.

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[SHOT 2018] Lethal Lace Changes Women's EDC with Custom Holster

What do you do when you’re a hard working nurse practitioner mother and wife, your husband is in law enforcement? Imagine, you’ve got 6 kids, and just don’t have the time to find a holster that will work with the scrubs you have to wear every day or any other outfit? With no business background, Mike and Tessa Renaud created Lethal Lace to solve that issue!

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Gun Tote'N Mamas Creates Beautiful and Practical EDC Handbags

Many women say that most of the EDC pocketbooks look outdated and are impractical. Gun Tote’N Mama’s founder Claudie Chisholm is changing the EDC accessory marketplace for women.

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Girls With Guns Brings Grey-Woman Collection

The theme for this year’s SHOT Show 2018 (for this writer, at least) was the focus on the female shooter. Not surprisingly, there were more female-centered booths this year than any other year in SHOT Show history. One such booth was the Girls With Guns (GWG) booth.

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[SHOT 2018] Velocity Systems

In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 and check out the Velocity Systems booth.

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