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TFBTV Christmas Special 2018: Reading Mean Comments

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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[BREAKING] BATFE: Bumpfire Rulemaking Proposal – Machinegun?

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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Glock 43 Versus Smith & Wesson Shield (1.0 and 2.0): Which is a Better Carry 9mm?

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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JUST ANNOUNCED: Ruger’s Security-9 Polymer Pistol

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 […]

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Air Force Testing MHS Handgun… In Ejection Seats?

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 […]

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Vitaly Kryuchin Explains the Dual Wielding Intuitive Pistol Shooting Technique

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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The Eleventh Day Of TFB Christmas: Handguns

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 […]

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RATNIK-3 News: Mine Detecting Boots, IR Camouflage, Automatic Tourniquets

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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Modular Magazine Release (MMR) for Glock Gen3 Pistols by Agency Arms and Sage Dynamics

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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US Olympic Shooting Champion Lt. Colonel Lones Wigger Dies at 80

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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Wilson Combat 40th Anniversary Cased Set

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, […]

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Chinese Norinco Glock Clone

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 […]

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New TIG Series Kahr ST9 Pistol

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 […]

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Henry Repeating Arms Company Makes ONE-MILLIONTH H001 .22LR Lever Action Rifle

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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