TFB Review: TYPE-A EG-19 Pistol – Part 2

The EG-19 is TYPE-A’s take on a modified Glock 19. It comes with a number of upgrades over a standard Glock 19 that certainly improve the overall shooting experience and feel of the pistol in my opinion. Back in December I first got my hands on the TYPE-A EG-19 pistol and on Wednesday we published the first part of my review of this pistol. This is Part 2 of the TYPE-A EG-19 pistol review.

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TFB Review: TYPE-A EG-19 Pistol – Part 1

Back in December I first got my hands on the TYPE-A EG-19 pistol and was pretty enthralled with it. I still like this pistol overall but in the course of the past few months, a few blemishes have formed that make this pistol not as attractive to me. The EG-19 is TYPE-A’s take on a modified Glock 19 as I’m sure you could have guessed from its name. It comes with a number of upgrades over a standard Glock 19 that certainly improve the overall shooting experience and feel of the pistol in my opinion.

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Strike Industries Introduces Their Own Polymer G19 Strike Mag

Strike Industries has started to delve into producing its own magazines for popular platforms like the AR-15. Now they’re getting into handguns with their first-ever polymer G19 Strike Mag. Featuring a standard capacity of 15 rounds, the Strike mag is compatible with all generations of Glock 19 pistols and is also compatible with Strike Industries baseplate magazine extensions. Strike Industries says that these new magazines are extremely durable, and also compatible with a wide variety of defensive handgun ammunition.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Carry Tips That Make A Big Difference

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we took a look at my top 5 favorite summertime carry guns. 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 a few small things that make a huge difference when it comes to carrying a handgun daily. Some of you may have other ideas and that’s completely understandable but over the years I have figured out a few tricks to have a more comfortable experience when carrying for 8 or even 12 hours in a given day. Let’s take a closer look at some carry tips that make a big difference.

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Concealed Carry Corner: My Top 5 Summer Carry Guns

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we talked about carrying in your vehicle as well as ways to safely store your firearms in a vehicle. If you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here.. This week, with the weather becoming warmer in the northern states, I wanted to take a look at some of the firearms I really enjoy carrying during the summer months. Some people who live in areas with seasonal weather like to carry various firearms depending on the year. The summer months are a fine balance of size and capacity. Let’s take a look at my top 5 summer carry guns.

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TYPE-A EG-19 Pistol – First Impressions

Right before Christmas, I received an exciting call from my local FFL. They had just received a TYPE-A EG-19 with my name on it. Naturally, I dropped whatever “probably important” task I was doing at the time and rushed over there to see this beauty in person. Once I got to my destination and talked to the woman behind the counter, she then retrieved a Pelican case from the back of the store and placed it on the counter in front of me. At first, I thought she must have grabbed the wrong item but then when she unlatched the case and spun the opening to my view, I was delighted to see the EG-19 was within my grasp.

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TFB Review: Strike Industries G19 LITESLIDE Assembly

Every year, I find myself having the same conversation with myself. Is it time to stray from Glocks? I’ve tried a few handguns that I can see replacing the system of pistols, mags, holsters, and bags. Then, like clockwork, something happens that sends me right back into Gaston’s embrace. This time, it was the article I wrote where I compared a factory Glock 19 to a parts build. For the parts build, the slide and all of its parts came from Strike Industries. Though I work with Strike often, I can admit that I appreciate their ability to innovate and produce, but not every part is a winner. I was quick to write off their LITESLIDE but ended up loving it so much that I used it to replace my factory slide. I know I gave away my opinion early, but if you’re still with me, let’s spend some time getting to know this Strike Industries LITESLIDE assembly.  

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Just As Good? Glock 19 vs. Mock 19 Parts Build

The number of third generation Glock clones is astounding. Some companies are based solely on taking proven designs and finding ways of making them more appealing to their audiences. For example, Shadow Systems has created their own versions of Glock pistols, but they offer customers all of the upgrades that they were going to do anyway, but straight from the manufacturer. My wife recently bought the DR920 and loves it. I, on the other hand, prefer a more hands-on approach. I decided to put together a parts build G19 clone, entirely from non-Glock parts, and put it up against one from the factory.

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Concealed Carry Corner: My Most Used Carry Guns

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we talked about what type of handguns are good for taking out into the woods when you’re hunting. 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 of my favorite guns to carry lately and how it has changed from years ago. Some of my choices you may have seen before, but there are a couple new options as well.  Let’s take a closer look at some of my most used carry guns.

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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Arizona State or State of Shame?

Welcome everyone to the 214th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have Fudd appeal?  Each week the TFB staff weighs in with their thoughts, but readers get the final say in the poll at the bottom of each article.

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Concealed Carry Corner: The Mythical Do-All Carry Pistol

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we took a look at the importance of magazines when it comes to your carry pistol. 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 a common topic for people who have become comfortable with carrying a concealed firearm but tend to shuffle between full-size handguns and sub-compact depending on the season and time of year. People who reach this point often talk about the mythical do-all size pistol that can be carried all year round comfortably. Every person is different but there are certainly a few models that can fill the spot of that particular need. Let’s take a look at some options for the mythical do-all carry pistol.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Carry Gun Size Guide

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we looked at the various cost levels of carry guns. If you happened to miss that article, be sure to click the link here to check it out. This week, I wanted to talk about a similar topic that a commenter brought up to me last week. Determining the overall size of your carry gun can be a major factor in how comfortable you are carrying throughout the day. Finding that sweet spot where you have a firearm big enough for your hand yet be able to conceal it easily is the place everyone wants to eventually find to carry comfortably. Let’s take a closer look at my interpretation of a carry gun size guide.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Levels Of Carry Guns

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we took a look at whether it’s better to be self-taught or start off by taking training. Both had their perks and it was a great conversation in the comments so thank you to everyone who left their thoughts in the comment section. If you happened to miss last week’s article, be sure to click the link here. Recently I’ve heard a number of people say they don’t want to carry a concealed firearm because it’s too expensive to get set up. I think it’s a common misconception to think it costs a huge amount of money to get set up as a concealed carrier. Let’s take a closer look at some levels of carry guns.

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Concealed Carry Corner: Top 3 Carrying Stereotypes in 2023

Welcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last week, we talked about flying with a carry gun. 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 of the personalities I’ve started to notice more and more over my time in various gun shops and events. Keep in mind this is to have fun and point out certain things in the community that may not be perfect. Let’s take a closer look at some carrying stereotypes.

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Backup Tactical Announces New +4/+5 Glock Magazine Extensions

Keeping their word, Backup Tactical continues to release the new product lines they promised for 2023. They have already launched their Perfect Fit PROComps for the SIG P320 Compact and Full-Size models, and the Glock 19/17 and related models. Today, Backup Tactical is excited to announce new +4 and +5 Glock magazine extensions for Glock models 17/22 and 19/23, made from CNC machined aluminum and anodized in a variety of colors. These new mag extensions can breathe fresh life into some of your aging OEM Glock mags. 

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