How Many Licks Does It Take To Get To The Center Of A Rifle Plate?

People think ceramic armor is fragile, but is it really? To find out we blew up a Shot Stop level IV+ rifle plate (model #D1581SSB) and then shot it with an AK and an AR.

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JULY 4TH FUN: What You NEED To Know About Binary Explosives

So, you are planning on having some fun with binary explosives for this Fourth of July? Before you start playing mad scientist/bomb maker, take a seat, we have to talk.

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(Im)proper Appliance Disposal – C/O Ventura Munitions

Friend of TFBTV, Ventura Munitions, caught my attention with an Instagram video post earlier this week. Enter the scene – a well groomed, green grass lawn dotted with trees and saplings. The air is clear with all the sweet sounds and smells of early summer. And then you notice the appliance – a refrigerator standing about 50 yards away.

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Navy Seal Turned Missouri Governor Elect

Yes, TFB is firearms and not politics. But how awesome is this commercial for Eric Greitens, Governor Elect of Missouri? Greitens is a former Navy Seal. In the commercial he looks to be using an SBR with quad rail, Eotech, DBAL, and Surefire X300. He “takes aim” and shoots at something explosive. possibly tannerite and gasoline? I don’t recognize the exact make and model of AR he is using. Can anyone identify it?

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Revealing Your Baby's Gender With a Bang

There have been a few people to use this method of announcing a baby’s gender to their families. A little binary explosive and some blue or pink powdered chalk is all you need alongside your favorite rifle of choice.

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Stone Mountain Machine Gun Shoot

This past weekend was the first ever Stone Mountain Machine Gun shoot. It is run by Shooter’s Gauntlet. It was held in North Eastern Pennsylvania in Monroeton. It was a 4.5 hour drive from Pittsburgh. I had heard about this event from 2nd Amendment Lawyer Joshua Prince back at the Great American Outdoor Show last February.

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POTD: Tannerite Leg Morale Patch

Tannerite Leg shall forever be remembered and referenced for future firearm enthusiasts. Now you can commemorate the importance of heeding the instructions with this humorous morale patch by Battle Patches. Apparently it glows in the dark as well.

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[Big 3 East] USA Chemical Supply Exploding Targets

The past two Big 3 East media events have had a grand finale of blowing up a car. This past event in March they blew up two cars. USA Chemical Supply is the company that supplied and sponsored the event with their exploding binary targets. Why should you care? Because they sell a lot of binary targets for really really cheap. They sell binary targets in bulk 50lb increments. A 50lbs target only cost $79.99. I checked shipping and to my house it is only $21.05. That comes out to just a little over $2 a lb of exploding binary target. Your typical exploding targets, like Tannerite, are usually around $9-10 per pound.

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Shooter Loses Leg From Irresponsible Tannerite Use

We all know that Tannerite and other binary explosives can be fun if done so safely. However there are idiots out there making us look bad by being irresponsible.  The most famous one would have to be FPS Russia. Why do we harp on eye protection? Because stuff can hit you in the eye like shrapnel from a car.

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Big 3 East: Finale, Blowing Up A BMW 5 Series

This past Big 3 East, they had a huge finale. They brought out a BMW 5 series, placed binary explosive all over it and let over 100 people shoot at the car with whatever they have. Pistols, ARs, SMGs, Machine Guns. A good time was had by all.

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ATF Posts PSA on Exploding Targets

Dated from May 29th, the BATFE has posted a PSA from the National Explosives Task Force (NATF) on the use of binary targets. As often shown on YouTube and other public outlets, the inappropriate use of these substances can create dangerous fragmentation when contained improperly.

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PSA: Respect Binary Explosives – They Can and Will (Try To) Kill You

I’ll admit it, I am completed enthralled with binary explosves like Tannerite. Having said that, I use them with extreme caution, typically on sanctioned ranges under good conditions at minimum safe distances. Those that do not heed the warnings risk life and limb.

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30 lbs of Tannerite vs 70's Bronco

We have seen excessive amounts of binary explosive used for entertainment and destructive purposes. Like the barn video. There was also Funker Tactical’s youtube record breaking 300lbs of binary explosive.

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Hog Hunting With Tannerite

I will be honest, I am not a hunter. So if you are please speak up. I have spoken to a few hunters due to my day job and the few I have spoken to give the impression that they strive for a clean kill. Does this look like a clean kill?

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AR-15 Torture Test: Helicopter, Tannerite, Cop Car

Andy of Florida Gun Supply sent this to us. They torture test an Enfield Rifle Company’s MERC415. They drop it from a helicopter. From the video, it seems they are only a couple hundred feet off the ground. They don’t mention what altitude they are at. It was interesting to see the baseplate of the PMAG fail and the spring popping out.

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