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Weekend Photos: Face to face with a SBR

The very talented gun photographer Justin Colter sent us these photos of his AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle (10.3? barrel) with AAC M4-2000 suppressor. Thanks Justin. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day. The post Weekend Photos: Face to face with a SBR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Weekend Photos: Mosin & Tokarev

Thanks to Michael for sending us this nifty photo of his Mosin rifle and Tokarev pistol. Submit photos you have taken to TFB’s Photo Of The Day. The post Weekend Photos: Mosin & Tokarev appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Ammo Prices: 09/19/2014

Week 25. Next will will be the quarterly trending and summary! Interesting ammo news this week too… The Brady Center announced that they will be filing a lawsuit against online ammo retailers that they claim supplied the Aurora theater shooter with ammo (among other things). Show More Summary

Colorado Officials Seeking Hunters’ Help to Control Aspen Bear Population

Last month the US Forest Service closed down 11 campsites at Crater Lake near Aspen. The closure came after increased reports of bears destroying tents and stealing food. It was not too long ago when drought conditions and few food sources drove bears...

How to buy an Armoured Personnel Carrier

This is a little off topic, but we often discuss international arms deals on TFB and, like me, many of you readers are big fans of the movie Lord of War (2005) which has been also discussed on TFB a number of times. If you have ever wondered how international arms deals go down, wonder no more. Show More Summary

Gemtech GM22 Suppressor Review

Oleg Volk has reviewed the Gemtech GM22 Suppressor, which has a single high-quality core with asymmetric baffles. Oleg writes … Since oppressive regulations made silencers into durable goods (as opposed to disposables as in New Zealand), periodic maintenance is required to retain performance. Show More Summary

POTD: Hunting Moose and Bear in Sweden

Henrik sent us the above photo with the following description … Greeting from Sweden. This is me hunting moose and bear in the northern part of Sweden. I figure you guys would like to see something less tactical once in a while. TheShow More Summary

Report: California Lead Ammo Ban Could Spike Prices by 300 Percent

Last October, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a controversial bill that prohibited hunters from using lead ammunition in the state. The law may not take effect until July 2019 while it is pending additional review from state wildlife of...

Ashbury Precision Ordnance Releases SABER SX Actions

APO is now releasing their own bolt action receivers now.  Having shot quite a lot of rifles with APO chassis and used some of their gear, I know their products are of high quality.  So the fact they are making their own receivers, in...Show More Summary

Friday Morning Mashup 9/19/14

By Mark Kenyon The past 8 days hunting elk in the backcountry of Idaho have been some of the most intense, challenging and exciting of my hunting career. And as many of you know from our Facebook page, I ended up killing my first elk. I’ll be sharing much more on this hunt and the […]

Daniel Defense Makes the Inc. 500|5000 List for the Third Consecutive Year

Daniel Defense was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing, privately-owned companies in the US. A ranking of #1568 may not seem impressive on first glance, but considering there were approximately 28,000,000 smallShow More Summary

5.7x26mm vs .22 WMR

Military Arms Channel takes a look at the 5.7x28mm round versus your standard.22 WMR bullet. He shoots them out of their respective pistols. A FNH Five Seven and a Kel-Tec PMR-30. He even uses a SBR PS90 for the test. The test consists of seeing if over the counter ball ammo can defeat a […] Read More … The post 5.7x26mm vs.22 WMR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

AR15Targets Inc. Skeletonized Lower

Nick Atkinson of Team Crimson Trace was using a skeletonized AR lower at the FNH 3Gun Championships. It is a prototype and as you can see it is not fully finalized and coated.   According to the lower, it is stamped “AR15TARGETS INC.”   No other detail on this custom lower but NIck was able […] Read More … The post AR15Targets Inc. Show More Summary

Gear Review: Invictus Practical shotgun caddies

In the competition and tactical shotgun worlds, speed loading is quite the interesting topic. The traditional weak/strong hand “load 2? and “load 4? techniques seen many years ago in Europe and have since made their way to the U.S. have inspired innovations in shotgun caddies. Show More Summary

A Short History of Tappet Operation, Part I: How It Works

Despite being the subject of a 1952 drama film, David Marshall Williams and his tappet form of gas operation remain somewhat poorly documented at the introductory level. This post and those that follow hope to provide a starting point...Show More Summary

Rest in peace, Gordon Russell

Story here. He was a heck of a nice guy, and died in harness, as Shakespeare said. I am told he was doing his job at the September NRA Board meeting when he suddenly collapsed, I assume a massive coronary...

The “Fire Cobra”

Editor’s note: This article was written by Claymore. His previous blog posts can be read here. A while back I was talking with a friend who was employed by one of our government’s many “agencies”. As usual we eventually got around to...Show More Summary

Study: Deer Respond to Cries of Human Babies

Human parents will instinctively respond to the cries of their child, so it is not so strange that other animals behave the same way toward their offspring. However, the distress call of a newborn fawn can also have the same effect on us, despite it be...

Production of Alternative Ammunition

Last year the Governor of California signed into law a bill that will ban all hunting in the state with lead-based ammunition by mid-2019. Because of this ban, the NSSF has been investigating the production of non-lead ammunition. They have just published a report into US production of  alternative (non-lead) ammunition. Show More Summary

11th Circuit slaps down SWAT-type regulatory raid

A good summary at Reason.com. I've heard of similar things happening in California. Regulatory "inspections" are traditionally given only loose Fourth Amendment protections by the courts, because they usually are no big deal. But some locals send the "inspectors" in...

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