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Five Reasons the H&K MP5 is Better Than the SIG MPX

In episode two of a three part series for TFBTV, James shows TFB readers and viewers his H&K MP5 and SIG MPX and compares each to the other. Both of these pistol caliber carbines are configured in short-barrel-rifle format. Both of them are 9mm. Show More Summary

Ranger Point Precision Marlin 336 Chambered in .36 RPP

Ranger Point Precision published images of another custom made Marlin 336 lever action rifle chambered in.36 RPP. The cartridge was developed about a year ago. It is a.358 caliber cartridge based on the.35 Whelen case. The advantage over the.35 Remington is that.36 RPP can operate at higher pressures thus resulting in enhanced performance. Show More Summary

New: TROY Side Action Rifles

Troy Industries are releasing some new side action rifles (SAR), developed for precision-based shooting in a rugged, reliable and light-weight package. The SAR rifles are 50-State Legal for hunting and target shooting. The stock is billet machined and is foldable to the left, collapsing the total length for transportation. Show More Summary

POTD: Gas! Gas! Gas!

Today’s Photo Of The Day is from Norway. The Norwegian Home Guard (in Norwegian “Heimevernet” or just “HV” for short) works as a rapid mobilization force in the Norwegian military. It was founded in1946 and has land, sea and air defense units, with volunteers and conscript personnel with backgrounds from all branches. Show More Summary

Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 Flat-Faced Trigger Kit from Apex

The Apex trigger for the Glock Gen 5 was almost ready before the Gen 5 itself, very impressive. For the M&P 2.0 there is now an Apex Flat-Faced Forward Set Trigger Kit, available for a MSRP of $169.95. Apex has a really good description on their product page, and you can find the details below. Show More Summary

ITAR: SIG Sauer is Out. Withdraws from the German tender

According to the website Augen Geradeaus (meaning Eyes Straight Ahead) the German-American company Sig Sauer is now out of the competition for the successor of the HK G36 rifle for the Germany Army. Sig Sauer has withdrawn the offer of the MCX rifle. Show More Summary

Taurus CT30 carbine: the last joint venture with FAMAE

Following the collaborative program with Chile’s FAMAE – Fábricas y Maestranzas del Ejército covering the manufacture and sales of the MT40/MT9 submachine guns and the CT40 carbine in Brazil, Forjas Taurus was still to try an additional – and final – venture with that State-owned company. Show More Summary

Meet the G11 Caseless Assault Rifle: Germany’s Fallen Might-Have-Been

In the world of “might-have-been” small arms, a world of.276 Garands and NATO-standard EM-2s, none flew so high nor fell so far as the Heckler & Koch G11 caseless hyperburst assault rifle. Designed to out-match any contemporary small...Show More Summary

New Polymer Cased Ammunition Introduced by True Velocity

Texas company True Velocity, LLC, has released the first images of their advanced lightweight polymer composite cased ammunition design via Instagram. Training company BAT Defense sent out an image of what appear to be 12.7×108,.50 BMG,...Show More Summary

New LUTH-AR Lower Receiver Enhancement Kit

Luth-AR now offers an AR-15 lower receiver enhancement kit which consists of three replacement parts including their “Switch” extended safety selector, “Paddle” oversized bolt catch and “Wide Body” trigger guard. All of them are drop-in parts. Show More Summary

Kimber Announces Pair of New Precision Rifles

Kimber Mfg. announced a pair of new precision bolt action rifles. One is the Advanced Tactical SOC II and the other is the Advanced Tactical SRC II. All versions of these guns offer a sub 0.5 MOA guarantee. According to the company,Show More Summary

Very rare experimental 1913 Patton Saber for the US Cavalry

When you look at these pictures it’s easy to focus on the 1911.45 ACP pistol first, then its strange attachment. That’s what I did anyway, but people and collectors into sabres, US Cavalry and historical things look at the “attachment” instead. Show More Summary

IWI US grows and moves to new location. Mentions new “very exciting entry”

Just like Heckler & Koch USA, IWI US Inc. is relocating due to growth. IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., just announced in the local media that they are moving to a larger facility in a neighboring town. Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving, from the Firearm Blog!

Here at The Firearm Blog, we hope all our readers are having a very happy Thanksgiving! Whether at home here in North America, or abroad, we hope your Thanksgiving day is one of rest, friends, family, and of course, food! We at TFB are...Show More Summary

BLACK FRIDAY: Top 5 Guns Black Friday Deal

I have spent hours looking for the best gun bargains this Black Friday. Keep an eye out for my upcoming accessory/ammo Cyber Monday post. 1. Witt Machine & Tool Integrally Suppressed AR-15 Upper in.223/5.56 Caliber – $1,049 ($500 Off) Use the code BFSALE on checkout to get 30% off any order at Witt Machine & Tool. Show More Summary

[Video] 1974 Special Forces Foreign Weapons Demonstration

Grab a drink, and maybe some popcorn, and settle in for an hour long presentation on Soviet, ComBloc and other foreign weapons with former Marine and small arms expert Harold Johnson. The footage shows a Special Forces Foreign Weapons demonstration at Fort Bragg from 1974 – a fun afternoon at the range. Show More Summary

R and R Targets – The Wright 12 Shotgun closer to delivery

We have reported about the R and R Target’s Wright 12 Shotgun development before, but there’s now more to tell. Below you can see a collection of pictures as the production parts arrive to assembly. Below are stock adapters for the new shotgun. Show More Summary

POTD: Swiss watchmaking? Or TriggerTechs?

When I first saw these pictures in my daily flow, I thought that’s an odd looking watch from Switzerland. I wondered how are you going to be able to tell the time from that thing? Hence, today’s Photo Of The Day are TriggerTech Diamond triggers. Show More Summary

Heckler & Koch stops supplying the Hong Kong Police

HK will not ship to HK, that’s the news in short based on the latest development. According to several sources, for instance Asia Times, Heckler & Koch from Germany have refused to sell MP5 sub-machine guns, accessories and spare parts to the Hong Kong Police Force. Show More Summary

Kalashnikov TG2 chambered for .366???

The Russians are busy inventing new rifles and Kalashnikov Group have announced a rifle called TG2 chambered for the.366??? round. The looks and appearance are identical to the AK 103 rifle, however the TG2 has a smooth barrel with paradox rifling. Show More Summary

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