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12 ga Precision Gun Works armor piercing slug

Let’s take a look at some specialty 12 ga ammunition. Can this possibly perforate armor as the name implies? To answer that question, we fire Precision Gun Works Armor Piercing Slug from an 18.5? Mossberg 500A at level IIA body armor. Show More Summary

Browning Adds New Black Label 1911-380 Pistols

Browning announced the availability of five new 1911-380 pistols to its line. Two of the pistols fall into the company’s limited availability category, while the balance are part of its current production category. Limited Availability...Show More Summary

POTD: Tikka T3x TAC A1 vs. Ruger Precision Rifle

I had the opportunity to compare the brand new Tikka T3x TAC A1 with the Ruger Precision Rifle (Gen 1). The Tikka is so new it’s hardly on the market yet. First official deliveries to mortals like you and me are – to my knowledge – end of May. Show More Summary

SOCOM Looks to 6.5mm Creedmoor, .260 Remington for New Semiautomatic Sniper Rifle

The United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is considering a caliber change for their future semiautomatic sniper weapons systems. Although traditionally these medium range precision weapons have been chambered for the 7.62x51mm...Show More Summary

Surefire Sheds some Light on their NEW Flashlights

Surefire has been slowly releasing more new products even after the excitement of SHOT Show has settled. This includes 3 new flashlights with their MaxVision beam and high output LED. All 3 new models sell anywhere from roughly $120 – $300. Show More Summary

Gorilla Ammunition Broadens their Palate of .300 Blackout Flavors

Maybe your rifle likes to dine on something hearty like a 120 Grain pill. Maybe you prefer to enjoy some lighter fare at the range like a 110 Grain bullet. Now you can get your gun eating both in Gorilla Ammunition’s new.300 Blackout offerings. Show More Summary

Volquartsen to Give Away “USA Themed” Scorpion Pistol at NRA Show

Volquartsen Firearms announced the company would be giving away a special “USA themed” Scorpion pistol at the upcoming National Rifle Association Annual Meetings. The rimfire pistol is similar to the one that Volquartsen Firearms donated to the NRA for a fund raising auction. Show More Summary

Shooters Element Extended Magazine Release for CZ Scorpion EVO 3

Shooters Element designs and manufactures CZ Scorpion EVO 3 enhanced parts. Among their latest products is an extended magazine release latch for the EVO 3. This accessory allows not only to detach the magazine as it was intended byShow More Summary

BSF Perforated Carbon Fiber Sleeved Barrels

There are several companies in the industry offering carbon fiber wrapped barrels. What makes BSF different is that their barrels are not carbon fiber wrapped, but they are carbon fiber sleeved or jacketed. Also, the carbon fiber sleeves of BSF barrels are perforated to aid cooling. Show More Summary

MasterPiece Arms Enhanced Vertical Grip

MasterPiece Arms has designed a new precision shooting grip for their BA rifle chassis. The new grip is called EVG which stands for Enhanced Vertical Grip. As the name implies, the grip is vertical in relation to the bore axis. It also...Show More Summary

Egyptian Small Arms Cache Uncovered, Further Iranian Connection

Recent news reports have revealed that an arms cache in use by the Muslim Brotherhood was recently uncovered by Egyptian Security Forces in the vicinity of Alexandria. A number of small arms and explosive devices were uncovered, several of which will be noted below due to their peculiarity. Show More Summary

The Philippine X9 MAC-11 Clone

Check out this beauty that a Redditor recently posted on r/guns. It’s a pretty rough looking clone of a MAC-11 (M11) submachine gun called the X9 that’s chambered in 9mm. At first I thought it was just another Philippine made backyard...Show More Summary

The Future Is Urban: Chief of Staff Milley Says Megacities Are the Future of Infantry Combat

Much of the recent discourse regarding the future of infantry combat has centered around the long engagement distances encountered during the Afghan campaign, and the rise of designated marksmen as key elements in the infantry squad....Show More Summary

TFB Exclusive: Glock 17M In The Wild

With the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting now just a few days away, new product announcements are a foregone conclusion. At the top of my (and many others) list of releases is the the elusive Glock Generation 5 and/or ‘M’ models that may or may not make an appearance sometime this year. Show More Summary

Which Is Better? Bullpup or Conventional?

Recently, I wrote an article about one negative aspect of bullpups which is caused by their much-touted rearward balance. Even though its scope was extremely limited, this article caused a lot of discontent in my comments section, and...Show More Summary

BREAKING: USCCA Has Been Disinvited To NRA Annual Meeting

In a press release issued yesterday, it was revealed that the USCCA has been disinvited to NRA Annual Meeting. The press release comes less than two weeks from the show and cited no reason other than s wild guess as to the NRA‘s motives. Show More Summary

How To Build An AR-15 Lower Receiver

Wondering how to build an AR-15 Lower? In this episode of TFB TV, Patrick was doing some spring cleaning and came across enough spare parts to build a complete AR-15 lower receiver. Patrick walks you through how he builds his own AR-15 lowers. Show More Summary

Strike Industries Cold Hammer Forged Barrels Now Available

Strike Industries announced it now has available for sale a pair of cold hammer forged barrels. Both barrels have a.223 Wylde chamber and a 1:8? twist to handle a wide range of.223 Rem and 5.56 NATO ammunition. One barrel is 10.3? in length while the second is 16? long. Show More Summary

FFL Boss – Data Management System For Dealers

Seventeen years after we narrowly missed the Y2K technological disaster (snicker), both business and government still rely heavily on printed paper documents. Put those two organizations together and you have regulated chaos of tax records,...Show More Summary

POTD: CZ 455 Varmint Precision Trainer Camo

Corey likes his bolt guns set up like a sniper rifle. His GA Precision.308 is a prime example of that. Here is his CZ 455 Vamint trainer that he had threaded to run his SilencerCo Sparrow. It comes with that camouflaged Manners stock made for the CZ 455. Show More Summary

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