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Hunt Report – BC Mtn Goat/Elk Combo

International Hunting Consultants - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters I like the fact that someone from OI has been on this specific mtn goat hunt and can intelligently fit the hunter with a hunt they can physically do and enjoy. Hunt Report – BC Mtn Goat/Elk Combo International Hunting Consultants

TFB: Hank Strange Approved!

This past few days I, I was out at the TAC-CON event with several other media types, including Shawn from WeLikeShooting and Hank Strange.  Hank Strange was there for the event as well, and he was kind enough to be my camera man for a bit and take some video. Show More Summary

New Short Range TargetVision Wireless Spotting Scope

TargetVision is now taking pre-orders for a short-range version of its wireless spotting scope. The waterproof and impact resistant camera is set up near the target and transmits an image of the target to the shooter’s iOS or Android device. Show More Summary

OI Podcast #13 – Trevon Stoltzfus of Outback Outdoors

International Hunting Consultants - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters In this podcast Marc Warnke interviews Trevon Stoltafus of Outback Outdoors. They speak in depth about how Trevon got into the outdoor business;Show More Summary

POTD: National Match M1A

dwavinchi sent us a photo of his Springfield Armory National Match M1A with a Sage EBR (Enhanced Battle Rifle) chassis / stock system installed and scoped with a Leupold 3-9x. The resulting rifle is not very dissimilar to the Mk 14 Enhanced Battle Rifle (and variants) used by all five branches of the US military. Show More Summary

American Tactical Imports sues Tennessee Arms Company

American Tactical Imports (ATI) is suing the Tennessee Arms Company (TAC) for patent infringement. ATI claims that TAC’s Hybrid Polymer Lower Receiver infringes on ATI’s patent 8,789,305 (“Hybrid lower receiver for a rifle”). This patent forms the basis for American Tactical’s OMNI Hybrid AR-15 Lower Receiver. Show More Summary

Beyond Your Target

Here is a good reason to know what is beyond your target. Also a good idea to choose a better backstop. A tree does not make for a good backstop if you constantly use it.   It looks like they have been using that large metal plate as a target stand and it was up […] Read More … The post Beyond Your Target appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Suspected Cop Killer Caught in Pennsylvania, Hunting Bans May Be Lifted

For more than seven weeks, Eric Frein, 31, has been on the run in northeastern Pennsylvania after he is believed to have shot two State Police officers in September. Inch by inch, law enforcement officials from multiple agencies combed through the fore...

Keltec CMR30 Draws Nearer

Oleg Volk posted a public release on Alloutdoor.com. According to Oleg, Keltec is ramping up for a massive release later this year. Supposedly several thousand will be released. Many of you and I have been waiting for the carbine version of the PMR30. Show More Summary

Yet more irony…

N.C. State Fair declares itself a "gun free zone;" three fairgoers are robbed at gunpoint....

Beretta Now Shipping the Pico

Announced at the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits, the Beretta Pico is now shipping to dealers. These.380 ACP guns are less than 0.71? across at the widest point. The MSRP is $399. These diminutive pistols have been a little laggardly in making it to market. Show More Summary

Russian Dual Medium Assault Rifle To Enter Production in 2015

The Russian special forces dual-medium assault rifles are reportedly slated to enter production next year, according to vpk.name. These rifles use supercavitation to allow for much shorter projectiles that work in both air and water media, which represents a significant advantage vs. Show More Summary

The New Russian Small Arms Program: “Warrior”

VPK.name has three separate reports (in Russian) on the Russian government’s program to replace its aging generation of small arms. The two leading contestants appear to be the heavily modernized Kalashnikov design AK-12, and the balanced-action AEK-971. Show More Summary

The ALSETEX Cougar: “Dumb” Bullpup Semiautomatic Grenade Launcher

French company ALSETEX was showing off their mockup of a new semiautomatic grenade launcher, the Cougar, at Eurosatory 2014. Unlike other smart-grenade launchers like the XM25 or Daewoo K11, the Cougar does not use a heavy and complicated “smart” sighting system, nor does it fire proprietary grenades. Show More Summary

Lone Wolf Glock Generation 4 SS Guide Rod Complete Assembly

I am a Glock fan. Have been ever since I had my first one. That said, there is a time and place for polymer. And certain components that take a lot of impact abuse are probably not the first place I would eschew the use of steel. The...Show More Summary

Aero Precision Ultralight Scope Mount

Aero Precision, a major manufacturer of AR-15 and AR-10 receivers, has recently started making 1-piece scope mounts for the AR-15 and AR-10 style rifles and other types of black rifles. Based in Tacoma, Washington, Aero Precision was founded as a CNC metal component manufacturer for Boeing and other companies in the aerospace industry. Show More Summary

The Silencing

Silencerco posted up a video mixing Halloween and some of their silencers. It is rather creepy but you get to watch pumpkins and other various Halloween decorations get shot up in slow motion. They use an AR with the NEA CSS along with a Benelli shotgun and a Glock with a full auto sear. All […] Read More … The post The Silencing appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

TAC-CON Media Event: Day 2 – Shooting Drills

Day two of the TAC-CON media event in Phoenix.  Today was shooting drills with the trigger.  Yesterday I focused on shooting the AK trigger, and getting used to that.  Today I wanted to shoot the 241 more, and use it as designed in some drills. Show More Summary

When (Root) Beer & Guns Mix: M-LOK Bottle Opener from MI

Token safety reminder included, Midwest Industries has posted up pictures of their M-LOK compatible bottle-opener. At first I was questioning the reason for its very existence, but knowing that IBC goodness can only accessed by an opener, I am staying open-minded. Show More Summary

Kyle Lamb: Glock vs. M&P

Kyle Lamb dishes his thoughts on the polymer-pistol debate: Glock vs. M&P. He has detailed observations from years of shooting and running classes. However, the video seems rather self-serving as Kyle has a vested interest in the VTAC...Show More Summary

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