@fiftyshadesoffde, posted this photo on his Instagram account. @firearms_inc made a photo of Ralphie holding a SCAR 17S so Andrew tried to replicate the photo. As a SCAR17S fan and fellow owner, I approve. Did you get a gun for Christmas? If so chime in the comments. If you haven’t already. hope you have a […]
Merry Christmas to all our readers, both at home in the USA and abroad, and a happy new year to all! It’s been a big year here at The Firearm Blog. The blog turned 10, and became the Number 1 gun blog on the Internet, and saw the well-deserved retirement of both our Assistant Editor Phil […]
Happy Holidays, TFBTV viewers! James, Miles, Andrew, and Mike the Bloke wanted to wish all of you a merry Christmas in this video. We truly appreciate our viewers, subscribers, Patreon supporters, and sponsors. TFBTV has 99 million views over the past 3 years, and it’s all because of you guys. So, thanks again, *and a […]
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. According to the Federal Register, the BATFE has submitted a bump fire rulemaking proposal to research whether or not these and similar type devices should be classified as machineguns. The official posting date is December 26th and the comment period is open for 33 days. Bumpfire Rulemaking Proposal […]
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In this episode of TFBTV, James weighs the pros of the two most popular, functional, and practical single stack 9mm pistols on the market today: The venerable Glock 43 and the S&W Shield. Importantly, James has a brand new Shield 2.0 to throw into the mix – is the Glock 43 the champ, or do […]
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At long last, we have reached the last day in TFB’s 12 Days of Christmas – long guns. Originally, I had marked today as being dedicated to rifles. However, after compiling my list, I decided that I needed to open the category up to include firearms that are legally defined as pistols, but with a […]
Shooters looking for a capable, feature-rich polymer pistol with a value price point could be in luck. Ruger just announced the release of the Security-9 – an internal hammer-fired pistol with a manual safety and a fire control system with roots back to the LCP line of pistols. But, with only a cursory glance available […]
Air Force testing crews from Eglin AFB in Florida were recently in the news as testing the Army’s newly adopted Sig Sauer 9x19mm MHS handgun for pilots being ejected out of their aircraft. Actual testing was conducted at Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio at the vertical deceleration tower as a part of the 711th Human Performance […]
“Here comes Santa from the sky… Raining .50 BMGs until he runs dry…” Aerial Door Gunner, taste the words. Isn’t that what we all want to become in our next life? These pictures are from the German Bundeswehr, with no real reference. To the best of my knowledge they are using a FN M3M (GAU-21) […]
Vitaly Kryuchin is the president of IPSC Russia. You have probably seen him in videos where he makes music by shooting at different steel targets dual wielding and hip firing two Glock pistols. If you haven’t seen these videos, you can watch them by clicking here and here. These videos are cool and entertaining, but they raise […]
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What’s the old saying? ‘A handgun’s only use is to fight your way back to your rifle.’ Obviously an over simplification – today’s modern handguns are perfectly capable of handling the majority of common defensive situations. Still, having a proper long gun available is always a good idea. If you are wondering how I picked […]
In an interview given to TASS news agency, Dmitriy Semizorov, the CEO of TsNII TochMash has revealed some of the features of the Ratnik-3 future soldier equipment that is being developed for the Russian military. Let’s see what new has become known. Designations First of all, Semizorov clarified the designations of different generation equipment. Russia’s first unified […]
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As the title of this article suggests, this product is a result of the collaboration of Agency Arms and Sage Dynamics. It is called Modular Magazine Release (MMR) which is a pretty much self-explanatory name. The MMR consists of the main magazine release core and interchangeable buttons of different shapes and extension degrees over the frame. […]
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Last time The Firearm Blog wrote about Heckler & Koch’s Gray Room we stated we cannot get enough. I for sure can’t either, yet I’ve never been there and probably never will see it, just like most mortals. I own a Heckler & Koch rifle (MR223), but that’s probably as close as I’ll ever get […]
Three-time US Olympic medallist Lt. Colonel Lones W. Wigger, Jr. passed away on the 14th December. Lt.Col. Wigger joined the US Army in 1960 and represented his country at the Olympics on five occasions, winning three medals: two gold and one silver between 1964 and 1980. Wigger won his first Olympic gold at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics […]
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In celebration of the company’s 40th anniversary, Wilson Combat has released a beautiful cased set consisting of two handguns, a knife, and two challenge coins. Let’s take a look at each of the items included in this set. One of the pistols of this set is a Wilson Combat Supergrade. It features a silver bead front sight, […]
China is at it again. Knocking off other’s designs. Paul Kim aka PK Surefire of PKDesignLab posted up some photos of a Norinco Glock Clone. Larry Vickers shared some of the photos on his Facebook page. Here is what PK posted: Glock copies are in trends? Ran into a Chinese copy this time. NOTE: this […]
Kahr Arms announced a new ST9 compact pistol that will be a limited run that will support the Beyond the Battlefield non-profit organization. This pistol is part of the TIG series, named after John Tiegen – a former Marine and CIA security team member who responded to the Benghazi attack in 2012. With his wife, Tiegen […]
Henry Repeating Arms Company has announced that they have made their one-millionth rimfire .22 model H001 lever action rifle. First such rifles started shipping in 1997 and now, 20 years later, the company has reached this huge milestone of one million .22LR/.22L/.22S H001 rifles made. Originally the H001 rifle was offered in .22 rimfire calibers. Later, calibers […]
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Dear Readers, I ordered James and Pete to write their intro letters first so I could properly plagiarize their statements as well as have the last word. Kidding, of course. Except about the last word. If you have not yet had the chance to read their introductions, I implore you to do so: TFBTV’s New […]