Today we talk about five guns that we believe offer the most fun to dollar ratio. Any day at the range is a good day, but a cheap day at the range is better! The transcript follows … – Hey guys. It’s Alex C. again with The Firearm Blog. – This is Patrick R. from […] [Read More…]
Texas has been overrun by hogs, which have created a startling problem for farmers and landowners across our great state. For these pesky pack animals, sometimes grandpa’s 30-30 wont cut it so modern hunters have decided to bring more modern equipment. Hog collaborate in packs of over 20 [Read More…]
The Egyptian Rasheed is quite a rare firearm. Only 5,000-8,000 were produced and it is based on the Swedish AG42 self-loading rifle. The Egyptians previously used the AG42 as the basis for their 8mm Hakim rifle, but scaled the design down for the 7.62×39 cartridge and the Rasheed was born. If [Read More…]
You have probably noticed we here at TFB have been actively trying to build a YouTube channel that, so far has gone over better than we could have ever expected. So what does this program have in store for readers? Hopefully this will shine some light on what we are trying to accomplish! Guns in [Read More…]
Some rifles regardless of features, price, or quality just never pan out or find a home in too many safes across the globe. We take a look at five long guns and try to figure out why a few of these never took off. These are not all necessarily bad rifles, but for one reason or another flopped and [Read More…]
Having noticed a recent trend of competitive (sub-$400) pricing with the Ruger SR9, James, a former SR9 owner, buys an SR9 again to revisit the platform. Coincidentally, James also has a brand new in the box Glock 19, so, in addition to offering his observations about the Ruger SR9 generally, [Read More…]
All over the news lately has been the ATF’s intent to ban commonly available AR15 ammunition known as M855, SS109, or “green tip” ammunition. They claim that is poses a threat to law enforcement officers, citing that it possesses unique armor piercing properties. To see if M855 [Read More…]
Some guns are for hunting, some guns are for defense, but some exist just to bring a smile to your face! Of course there is nothing wrong with buying a blaster just to make you happy. This video highlight five firearms we believe are better range toys that purpose built boomsticks. Do you agree with [Read More…]
The Steyr AUG is one of, if not the world’s most successful bullpup, albeit even today the AUG certainly looks quite strange to the uninitiated. While the bullpup configuration was by no means a new idea, it certainly went mainstream in the West with the AUG. But how does this Austrian [Read More…]
We here at TFB are big fans of Bond Arms. I first met Gordon Bond at a media event in Florida, and there he invited me to take a factory tour back home in Texas to see what his company is all about. What I saw was nothing short of amazing; Modern machining technology combined […] Read [Read More…]
The P08 Luger is one of the most iconic pistols ever designed, and one of the first overwhelmingly successful semi-automatic handguns to grace the Earth. It is a timeless design that embodies European craftsmanship and unmatched aesthetics. All of its parts come together to create an incredible and [Read More…]
The Walther MPL is a German made 9mm submachinegun, but why then is it so obscure? And most importantly, how does it shoot? The Walther MP SMGs do not appear much in media, and it is rare to see one out in the wild. This makes one wonder; does the gun suffer from a deficiency […] Read [Read More…]
George Thompson of Benelli gives James and Alex the details on the new 828U – Benelli’s first over and under shotgun. MSRP will start at $2,500 for this handsome over-under. Sorry about the ambient range noise, the shotgun line was very active during our interview. Don’t forget to [Read More…]
Finally, the long awaited UZI PRO was at SHOT range day and we were all very happy. Shooting it put a big smile on my face! Please subscribe to our new channel!
I once called the Mauser 98 the perfect rifle, and I was very happy to hear the news that the M 98 magnum would be coming to the US as a non special order gun Sporting rifles represent an older Mauser tradition, though always a small part of the company’s output [Read More…]
Hank Strange has been a longtime friend of TFB and I got to run into my old friend again at Media Day. I picked his brain a bit about some of their wares and got to shoot the CMR 30! Thank you for watching and please subscribe!
At SHOT I was fortunate enough to run a few rounds through the IWI Galil ACE. All in all, I enjoyed it! Please subscribe to our new channel!
Starting here at SHOT 2015, we here at TFB will be introducing our new youtube channel: TFB TV! What better way to kick it off than a nice overview of Media Day with your hosts Alex Capps and James Reeves: A special thanks from all of us here at TFB: Thank you for [Read More…]