[SHOT 2024] Enter To Win The James Reeves 5.11 SHOT Show Looks

Our good friends at 5.11 are providing you with a chance to win the James Reeves 5.11 SHOT Show looks – a collection of bags, clothing, and gear hand-picked by JJR himself. Now, I know what you are thinking, not all of us have an inseam size that is less than our waist size. Fear not, while you have the chance to win James’ picks, you will be able to pick your own sizes and they will be new and unworn. Heck, maybe that will come as a disappointment to some of our most avid TFBTV viewers. Click here to enter the contest.

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[SHOT 2024] KWESST Reveals New 40mm Baton Round

KWESST, renowned for its proprietary projectile designs and 37mm launchers, including the Ace single-shot and the rotary ARWEN, is breaking new ground in the munitions industry. The company has initiated the production of a brand new line of 40mm projectiles, with a baton round as the lead product offering. The decision to kickstart production with the baton round rests on the significant demand in the market.

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[SHOT 2024] DryFireMag Offers Easy Practice, Now For SIG Sauer P365

DryFireMag, regarded for offering an effective dryfire solution for various handgun models including Glock, Springfield XD, and SIG Sauer P320, has now introduced a model compatible with the SIG Sauer P365. The device, which alters a traditional pistol for dryfire training, provides a realistic simulation of trigger release and reset without the need for shooters to rack the firearm’s slide after each shot.

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TFB Review: The Spuhr SICS (Spuhr Ideal Chassis System)

This is TFB’s review of the Spuhr SICS chassis (Spuhr Ideal Chassis System), or “6” for short. This high-end chassis was invented, designed and produced by Spuhr in Sweden. Having followed the project somewhat before its introduction, I know that the development progressed over a long period of time, and there were huge investments made to realize this project. Apart from the pistol grip, the cheek rest and the recoil pad, everything is machined from aircraft aluminum.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying A Concealed Gun With Layers

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we talked about different styles of iron sights on carry pistols if you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here to check it out. This week, I want to look at something I often struggle with during really cold temperatures like most of the northeastern part of the country is dealing with currently. When you start to have 3-4 heavy layers on your body, it can be tricky to grab a concealed firearm quickly. Certain carry positions as well as a few different techniques can make it easier to draw. Let’s take a closer look at how it can be tricky carrying a concealed gun with layers.

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Warne Introduces the New Affordable Skyline Lite Bipod

Warne is probably most well-known for producing scope rings. However, more recently, Warne has started to diversify its offerings and has released its second bipod the new Skyline Lite. The Skyline Lite bipod is a durable yet lightweight (17 oz) bipod that incorporates the most desired features for PRS and carbine shooting but at a more affordable price for most shooters.

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5.11 Tactical Expands the ABR Academy for 2024 – More Class Times!

5.11 Tactical’s ABR Academy classes were insanely popular after making a return in early 2023. They were so popular in fact that 5.11 has just announced that they’ll be further expanding their ABR Academy class schedule in partnership with the USCAA to give even more Americans access to quality emergency, survival, and preparedness education.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Iron Sights For Carry Guns

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we took a look at various ways to carry while using an ORV. If you happened to miss that article and want to check it out, be sure to click the link here. This week, I wanted to take a look at various iron sight options for people who carry concealed. Depending on the sight choice, it can offer various advantages compared to other options. Let’s take a closer look at iron sights for carry guns.

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Strike Industries Cable Management System Chosen for Army NGSW

Strike Industries is a prolific manufacturer of firearms parts and accessories. This Las Vegas-based company’s product catalog spans a huge array of components for ARs, AKs, CZ Scorpions, a variety of handguns, several shotguns, optics mounts, modular pistol chassis, and much more. One particular product category they’re proud of is their Cable Management System. With the significant proliferation of wired gun accessories like weapon lights and infrared laser aiming devices used with night vision, more shooters than ever have cables running across their handguards. Since plenty of buyers would prefer a more elegant solution to this issue than the old-school methods of tape or Ranger bands, quite a few companies have come out with cable management attachments that affix to Picatinny or M-LOK rails. However, it has now been announced that the SI version will be the one that the US Army has chosen for its NGSW program. Get more details in the press release copied below.

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Viridian Announces New C5L Micro Light/Laser Unit

Viridian has a new combination light laser unit for concealed carry pistols. The C5L Micro combines a green laser with a 550-lumen light. It is sized to fit on the most popular everyday carry guns.

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Concealed Carry Corner: How To Conceal In An ORV

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we talked about how small guns aren’t always the best option when carrying them daily. If you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here for more information. This week, I wanted to look at another topic that can apply to a lot more people than just the offroad community. Whether it’s riding four-wheelers, side-by-sides or jeeps, the idea of carrying a concealed firearm while you enjoy the great outdoors makes a lot more sense than it initially sounds. Let’s take a closer look at how to conceal in an ORV.

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Hidden In Plain Sight: The Crossfire Metalworks 22LR Viper Tac Bat

The concept of a “gun cane” has been around for a long time as has the concept of concealing a self-defense firearm within an otherwise innocuous object. The Crossfire Metalworks Viper Tac Bat is a metal bat that also features an 8” 22LR barrel and takes a slightly more overt approach to the hidden-in-plain-sight firearm.

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Friday Night Lights: Laser Devices DBAL-Compact & GLIS

Welcome nocturnal enthusiasts. Do you crave esoteric night vision-related content? Then you have come to the right place. Last week we took a peek at the Insight ISM-IR. Well, we end this year with some even more obscure weapon-mounted lasers. Specifically, the Laser Devices DBAL-Compact and GLIS.

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TFB Review: Terrain Flex Jeans From LA Police Gear- NINE Pockets For Concealed Carry

LA Police Gear has been around since 2001, and they have established their own brand in addition to supplying other popular brands of duty gear to law enforcement and citizens. The LA Police Gear Terrain Flex Jeans are a departure from duty gear that ventures straight toward the concealed carry market that features NINE pockets, but without looking tactical whatsoever. As a longtime concealed carrier, I can say that the LAPG Terrain Flex Jeans answers questions that should’ve been asked a long time ago. Let’s dive into these pocketses.

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Double The Gun, Double The Fun: Magpul's New DAKA Double Pistol Case

Magpul is back again with another new DAKA product. This time it is the DAKA double pistol case. It stores two handguns, magazines, and small tools in a layout that roughly resembles a laptop case.

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TFB Review: LA Police Gear Urban Ops Tactical Pants

LA Police Gear has been distributing gear and clothing to law enforcement and civilians for over 20 years, and they’ve created their own product lines of clothing and protective gear as well. Today we’ll take a look at their Urban Ops Tactical Pants and see what they have to offer, and how they held up for me, on and off duty.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Gift Ideas For Concealed Carry

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we looked at the good and bad of carrying during the winter months. If you happened to miss that article be sure to click the link here to check it out. This week, I wanted to look at some items that are great for people who carry a concealed firearm but don’t break the bank. It can sometimes be tricky picking out a gift for your loved one who carries a gun but doesn’t want to spend a ton of money on a new firearm or something else. Let’s take a closer look at some gift ideas for concealed carry.

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Young Manufacturing Variable Mass Bolt Carrier Group

There are a ton of ways that people have attempted to tackle the issue of having a properly tuned AR-15 rifle. The Young Manufacturing Variable Mass M16 Bolt Carrier Group is one new solution in addition to things like adjustable gas blocks, that can help the user get their rifle quickly tuned to work with different types of ammunition, suppressors, and even different cartridges and subsonic loads. The new Variable Mass BCG will come in two different variants with one featuring a chrome finish for better durability and lubricity.

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Introducing the New Savage Bipod Line

Savage has long been known for their extensive lineup of long guns for hunters, recreational, and precision shooters. Many of their firearms usually get paired with a bipod to make the entire rig more useful and that’s why Savage is proud to introduce the new Savage Bipod line. This new in-house line of Bipods from savage will come in both M-LOK and Swivel variants and weighs in at around 11 ounces keeping it night and lightweight like other polymer bipods. It also features simple-to-use controls and a bunch of other small features that make it perfect for those who like to get their rifles in the dirt and brush.

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Concealed Carry Corner: The Good and Bad of Winter Carry

Welcome back to another episode of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we talked about some concealed carry examples from three different people who are drastically different but all carry a concealed firearm. If you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here to check it out. This week, I want to talk about another topic that some get really excited about which is carrying in the winter months. There are plenty of benefits to the extra layers but it also presents plenty of problems as well. Let’s take a closer look at the good and bad of winter carry.

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This Mag Extension Adds Zero Rounds – The XTech MTX 365 +0

It might seem like a joke at first but this new product from XTech is actually pretty handy for a few reasons. The XTech MTX+0 doesn’t add any ammunition to your standard 10-round factory magazines, but it does add grip length to make the gun a lot easier to shoot for those with larger hands. Previously the only way to get a better grip on a P365 was to get an aftermarket or factory X or XL frame. Now instead of spending hundreds on a new frame, you can add some grip length for just $15 with the new MTX 365 +0 Magazine Extension. The +0 means that these new mag extensions are 50-state legal.

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Is A Global Gunpowder Shortage Coming In 2024?

Before we get started I’d like to point out as of right now this is purely speculation based off of what we’re seeing currently in the market. A few days ago at the start of December, Vista Outdoors, the principal owner of several popular brands of ammunition, powders, and primers, announced a price increase due to begin at the start of 2024. This increase is in reaction to what Vista Outdoors calls an unprecedented demand for and anticipated global shortage of gunpowder. The full press release has been posted below.

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New Hardcase Rifle and Optics Toolkit from Fix It Sticks

One of the most popular brands of firearm (and bicycle) tools on the market has added a new option to its already extensive lineup of handy tools. Fix It Sticks has just announced the introduction of its new Hardcase Rifle and Optics toolkit which combines tools you’ll need to properly setup a rifle or fine-tune it while you’re at the range with a sleek and durable hardcase that’ll keep your tools organized and protected from the elements.

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POTD: Vortex Optics Impact 4000 Ballistic Rail-Mounted Laser Rangefinder

Welcome to our Photo Of The Day! Today we have some great images of one of the hottest accessories at the moment – the Vortex Optics Impact 4000 Ballistic Rail-Mounted Laser Rangefinder.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Everyday Carry Examples

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last time, we talked about the most overlooked problems when carrying a concealed firearm. If you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here to take a look at it. This week, I wanted to take a closer look at three different people I know who carry concealed firearms but are drastically different from one another. Often times people think individuals who carry a concealed firearm are all the same but in reality, people can come from drastically different walks of life while still valuing their self-defense. Let’s take a closer look at some everyday carry examples.

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Introducing the La Chassis 700 from Grey Birch Manufacturing

Grey Birch Manufacturing is proud to introduce its new Remington 700 compatible chassis, the La Chassis 700. Based off of the original La Chassis for the Ruger 10/22, the La Chassis 700 is the culmination of everything that Grey Birch Manufacturing has learned from their success with their rimfire products. The new La Chassis 700 is already on sale and the first 75 units are being sold at a 20% discount over the standard priced chassis.

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The New Hellcat Pro Threaded Barrel from Springfield Armory

The Hellcat and Hellcat Pro from Springfield Armory are some of the most popular models of micro-compact pistols currently on the market. Despite these handguns performing quite well and being highly reviewed across the board, shooters are always looking for ways to tinker with their guns, and to make that easier Springfield Amory has just introduced the new Hellcat Pro threaded barrel – a simple drop-in replacement to allow the attachment of suppressors, and compensators.

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TFB Weekly Web Deals 71: Holding Out for Black Friday?

Welcome to TFB Weekly Web Deals 71. I hope you’re ready for Thanksgiving and Black Friday! We’re back with more deals on guns, gear, ammunition, and accessories from some of our most frequented online retailers like Primary Arms, Natchez Shooters Supply, Palmetto State Armory, Brownells, and more. Whether you’re looking for deals on new or used guns, ammo to add to your reserves, or specific accessories like flashlights, range bags, optics, bipods, and magazines, each week we’ll have new sets of deals that might fulfill one of those needs and save you a few dollars.

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TFB Review: A Female View On The Beretta Ladies Gear Collection

As the world has become less stable, many people have made the decision to learn how to protect themselves. First-time firearm owners number in the millions. These millions include legions of women, who through their interest in defense, have also found a love of shooting as a sport. Thankfully, the industry is catching up, creating products specifically designed for women. Long gone are the days of coloring a man’s product with pink camouflage. Beretta, who currently employs six women on their pro team, is doing its part to make sure that our female shooters are comfortable and confident in their threads. Beretta recently sent me a box of gear, all from their Ladies Gear Collection. I don’t have the required figure to fill out the clothes, so I’ve called on my wife to give us her thoughts.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Most Overlooked Problems With Carry Guns

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we took a look at some of my most used carry guns and why I carry each. If you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here to check it out. This week, I want to take a closer look at some things most conceal carriers don’t even think about and the various items you should look at when it comes to carry gun maintenance. Things happen and it’s important to keep in mind some parts to look at when you decide to carry a gun daily. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most overlooked problems with carry guns.

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