Tag: Garand

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 1 of 3)

In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine guns, and numerous magazines, bolts, bolt carriers, and other miscellaneous [Read More…]

M1 Garand Run and Gun


The M1 Garand is a truly magnificent rifle that became a very potent symbol for a generation of American fighting men. Loaded with 8 round en-bloc clips, the M1 semi-automatic rifle showed the world that entire armies could be armed effectively with semi-automatic firepower. In this run and gun, we [Read More…]

Top 5 Rifles That Changed The World


Some firearms have had such a great impact on global events that their very silhouette is synonymous with global events. This is a list of 5 truly revolutionary firearms that have helped shape the world as we know it today. Please remember to subscribe to our humble channel! Every subscriber helps! [Read More…]

Why I Like Old Guns…


Too often I am confronted with the question “why do you have so many old guns?”. Well, the answer is pretty simple, and I lay it out quickly in a three minute video. Modern firearms have their place, but shooting antiques is definitely more my style. Please remember to subscribe to our [Read More…]

TFBTV Musical Garands


TFBTV Presents: The Blue Danube Waltz (In 30-06). That harmonious ping produced by the ejection of an en-bloc clip is music to our ears, so why not set it to a nice tune? We do hope you enjoy! This recording (sans the Garands) of the Blue Danube Waltz was played by the Finnish orchestra [Read More…]

Making The M1 Garand

In my critique of the M1 Garand rifle on Sunday, I noted that John Cantius Garand was not only a firearms designer, but a machinist as well. It was his intimate understanding of the world of the shop floor that made his rifle economical to produce, which is in my [Read More…]

A motel, a maid and a Garand

After spending the afternoon at a shooting match, Piccolo was cleaning his service rifle in a motel room when the maid walked in and chaos ensued … Then she spotted me and started to apologize until she saw the service rifle and then her eyes popped out of their [Read More…]