Merry Christmas everyone! If you have been following along with our All I Want For Christmas series here at TFB, you may have noticed that our staff has some unique and expensive tastes. But if you are going to take the time to ask Old Saint Nick for a gift, you may as [Read More…]
With regards to night vision, I am pretty much squared away and then some. But when it comes to thermal devices I have yet to get something good. All I want for Christmas is an NVision NOX, SKEETIRx and ammo. NVision Optics NOX Over a year ago I reviewed the NVision [Read More…]
I’ve come a long way in the 25 some odd years I’ve been playing around with firearms. As a child, all I wanted was the simple stuff, more ammo, some soda cans to shoot at, and time out on the range with my buddies and my dad. Although quality range time with [Read More…]
Once we all become adults, Christmas begins to mean a lot less to us and is more about what we can give to others. We start families, have children, work relationships, business acquaintances, and endless others we hunt down gifts for. It is not like when we were [Read More…]
A Wisconsin company has made headlines buy giving their employees an early Christmas gift – $500 towards a firearm of their choice. BenShot, Hortonville, Wisconsin-based company that makes novelty glassware with bullets embedded in them as if they’re bullet [Read More…]
Merry Christmas to all our readers, both at home in the USA and abroad, and a happy new year to all! It’s been a big year here at The Firearm Blog. The blog turned 10, and became the Number 1 gun blog on the Internet, and saw the well-deserved retirement of both [Read More…]
The veteran owned and ran Black Rifle Coffee Company have rung in the festive season – literally. The Salt Lake City, Utah based company released a special Christmas video on 15th December showcasing some of their musical and shooting skill. Using a musically [Read More…]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I do love Christmas time, but it seems that every year I lose some of the plugs that go on the end of the stabilizing bolts for the tree stand. There’s a fun firearms-related solution to this problem that I came up [Read More…]
Christmas is coming. But what do you buy the operator that has everything? He/she has every kind of 5.11 khakis available, caps from every major firearms manufacturer (including Hi-Point), a dozen pairs of tactical gloves, their gun safes are full and they even have one [Read More…]
How low can the AR market go? Pretty darn low, apparently. A recent sale at Ground Zero Precision brought the price of their TAC-15M rifle down below $400 – Well below. You’re seeing that right – knock a hundred dollars off as part of an early [Read More…]
The festival of Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, lord and savior in the Christian religion. More than that, though, the holiday has come to symbolize peace on earth and goodwill towards the people of all the religions and nations on Earth, [Read More…]
Why 80% an AR-15 receiver when you can 50% one and never use it in a firearm, ever? My gut answer would be to never go halfsies on a receiver, especially if it cannot be used in a firearm. But, my gut answer would be wrong… Nelson Precision Manufacturing has found [Read More…]
Why Gen. Scales’ ‘Christmas Wish List for the American Infantryman’ Is a Cornucopia of Half Thoughts and Bad Ideas
Military procurement is a very precise business, in which the costs, drawbacks, and benefits of different ideas and proposals are weighed in the balance, and those that don’t make the grade are relegated to research status or cancelled outright. It’s also a [Read More…]
Christmas time is a wonderful part of the year when it is all about giving. In the spirit of the holiday season, Alex went out and bought a few staff members a lovely gift! Merry Christmas from TFB! Thanks to our sponsor Ventura Munitions. Without them TFBTV Would not be possible.
We debated creating a “money is no object” gift list, but it basically became a hunt for the most expensive items out there. Holland & Holland weapons, Wilson Combat custom pistols, and loads of custom work festooned the list which was basically just a [Read More…]
Now things are going to get a bit interesting. Even just increasing the budget 150% over $10 can yield some fun trinkets. At $25, money starts to go a bit further, as there were a few items that just could not get under the $10 mark. Now, with a slightly larger budget, [Read More…]
Anon, sent us this photo of his Saiga decked out in Christmas lights. He writes … Converted Saiga 5.45 with green Kvar furniture and a 74 style break. Was trying to go for the AK74 from STALKER. Send us your Holiday Gun Photos here!!
In the spirit of giving, Gun News’ Darryl Blonski has endeavored to make the cheapest possible AR-15 lower receiver that money can buy (so that there is all the more left over for gifts for his family). What do the fruits of this exercise in inexpense look like? [Read More…]
Zachary sent us a photo of his M1 Carbine, with fixed bayonet, and his Christmas tree. Thanks Zachary, I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas. Send us your Holiday Gun Photos here!!!
CORRECTION: Due to an error, the content was missing. I’ve replaced it, along with the images, and you’ll now have the instructions for the shotshell lights. You’ve been collecting spent shotgun shells all year, and if you haven’t, I guarantee one of [Read More…]