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TFB Book Review: Long Range Precision Rifle: Expanded Edition

Expand Your Mind, Extend Your Range Learning about shooting disciplines should always be an ongoing experience.  Even those of us with hundreds or thousands of hours of training time can find value in absorbing the shared expertise of others. Show More Summary

CCI Adds to Mini-Mag Product Line with Segmented Hollow Point

CCI Ammunition is pleased to announce an addition to its popular Mini-Mag rimfire product line. New Mini-Mag Segmented Hollow Point combines all of what made the original a favorite with a bullet engineered to split into three equal-size parts on impact, creating three distinct wound channels that quickly take down small game and varmints. Show More Summary

SILENCER SATURDAY #11: Do You Want $500 NFA Tax Stamps?

Good morning everyone. Thanks for visiting TFB’s Silencer Saturday. Today we unfortunately have to start out with some unpleasant news: There is a bill in the very beginning  stages of the U.S. House of Representatives that takes square aim at manufacturers, dealers and owners of National Firearms Act (NFA) controlled firearms. Show More Summary

BREAKING: USMC To Adopt Modular Handgun System

The US Marine Corps is set to replace its M9s with 35,000 Modular Handgun System pistols, budgeting over $6 million for the procurement. Since the US army’s adoption of the XM17/18 in January 2017, there has been much speculation around if and when the other services would follow. Show More Summary

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Thermal Imaging, Strykers And Frickn’ Laser Beams

Good evening everyone and welcome to TFB’s Friday Night Lights Series where we hope to bring you a variety of news, reviews and product announcements from the illumination industry. This week we’ve got a brief look at some of the upcoming reviews, which at the moment, includes everything from thermal imaging to frickn’ laser beams. Show More Summary

TFB’s “Identify My Guns” – Powell & Clement Co. Shotgun and Iver Johnson Revolver

Many of us at TFB do not just merely write about firearms. We work at retail gun stores, museums, are attorneys, gunsmiths, historical researchers and perform R&D work for firearm manufacturers. We take pride in fully immersing ourselves into the #pewpewlife as Colion Noir would say. Show More Summary

New Hammerhead Bolt Knob from Catalyst Arms

Catalyst Arms is excited to introduce the Hammerhead bolt knob. Designed for maximum control and ease of use when working a precision rifle action. The Hammerhead has a “waist” to capture the trigger finger, or edge of the hand when popping the bolt up for round ejection and chambering. Show More Summary

Bushnell Launches New Ballistics Calculator App

Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance sport optics, announces the release of a new Bushnell Ballistics Calculator App powered by the proven and powerful Applied Ballistics Ultralite Engine. The new Bushnell Ballistics AppShow More Summary

Canik’s Suppressor-Ready TP9SFT Heading to an FFL Near You

For those wanting to suppress a Canik TP9, your wait is over. Today, Century Arms International (exclusive importer of Canik pistols and accessories) announced that the TP9SFT are now shipping. This specific version of the TP9 is Canik’s answer to customer demand of a suppressor-ready handgun. Show More Summary

K31 Sniper Chassis system from Wyssen Defence Switzerland

The Karabiner Model 1931 (K31) was the standard issue rifle of the Swiss armed forces between 1933 and 1958. Technically it’s a is a 6 round magazine, straight-pull bolt action rifle in 7,5×55 mm Swiss, which has similar ballistics to a.308 Winchester. Show More Summary

New Steiner M7Xi IFS 4-28×56 – Intelligent Firing Solution

The German exhibitions EnforceTac 2018 and IWA 2018 had loads to see this year. I personally think both were much better than last year, and that’s from someone who’s just been to SHOT Show and seen “everything”. Lights, lasers & sights...Show More Summary

Chinese Commandos Deploy with QTS-11 Integrated Combat System

China’s People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) has equipped elements of its special operations forces with the QTS-11 infantry integrated combat system. The system includes China’s QTS-11/ZH-05 integrated rifle and 20mm grenade launcher. Show More Summary

Ranger Point Precision Adds Steyr Arms Custom Parts

Usually, when we discuss our friends at Ranger Point Precision the conversation is about some hot new lever gun they are working up. For example, a modified Marlin 336 rechambered in their.36 RPP wildcat cartridge. But today, Ranger Point Precision brings us some modern upgrades for the Steyr Arms A-1 pistols. Show More Summary

New bipod accessories from B&T Industries USA

B&T Industries, L.L.C have a bunch of new products. I’m sure there are a lot of Practical and Precision Rifle Shooters out there waiting to try these new inventions out. Everyone’s looking for the perfect bipod (or an excuse to buy some...Show More Summary

Russia to Mass Produce the ADS Amphibious Rifle

According to RIA Novosti news agency, TsKIB SOO arms manufacturing plant officials announced that they are tooling up to start mass production of the ADS amphibious weapon system. They will supply the Russian Ministry of Defence and National Guard units as well as manufacture the rifle for export. Show More Summary

New Swarovski Z8i 0,75-6×20

Swarovski from Austria take an interesting approach at this year’s IWA. When almost everything and anything has been invented already, why not invent a rifle scope that makes things appear smaller than they are? Sounds stupid? Well, hold on for a second because I kind of buy the idea. Show More Summary

New Photos: Latest Version of Heckler & Koch’s HK433

Solider Systems Daily have shared some exclusive photographs of the latest version of Heckler & Koch’s newest 5.56x45mm rifle. The HK433 was first unveiled back in February last year. The HK433 is still very much in development factoring in feedback from various Bundeswehr trials it is currently taking part in. Show More Summary

RedBall Sports .45 ACP 20 Round Magazines for Hi-Point 4595TS Carbines

RedBall Sports makes high capacity magazines for Hi-Point pistol caliber carbines. Earlier TFB reported about their 9mm magazines and recently the company announced that they are now making.45 ACP magazines for Hi-Point 4595TS Carbines. Show More Summary

YouTuber Recreates the Mouse Trap Gun

In 1882, a gentleman named J. A. Williams patented (US Patent #269,766) an idea of a mouse trap that used a percussion revolver to kill the rodent. The idea was quite simple – once the vermin touches the trigger of the trap it pulls the trigger of the revolver. Show More Summary

A Pair of “Nightmare” P-series SIGs from Robar and Gray Guns

When I first started carrying concealed, I was carrying a single-stack, striker-fired gun, but thanks to some inspiration from the late Bob Owens (RIP) and a chance encounter with a SIG P239 Gen2 SAS in a Houston gun store on my birthday, I ended up going DA/SA for my carry guns and haven’t looked back. Show More Summary

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