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SILENCER SATURDAY #176: The Q Honey Badger And Thunder Chicken

Good morning everyone and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Resonator and Resonator K line of rifle suppressors. Last week we got some time behind the Gemtech Integra .22LR suppressed upper, a super-quiet, integrally suppressed option for plinking and training. This week […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #176: The Q Honey Badger And Thunder Chicken appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, 300 BLACKOUT, Semi-Auto, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Thunder Chicken, Subsonic Ammunition, Q Honey Badger


Sweden And Finland To Work Together To Procure New Service Rifle

At the end of a long press release about the news that Sweden is buying 200 tracked vehicles (BAE Systems/Hagglunds 410) someone hid this little gem about Sweden and Finland collaborating on a service rifle (machine-translated and edited): In September (2021), a procurement will start that affects many people in the Swedish Armed Forces. It […] Read More … The post Sweden And Finland To Work Together To Procure New Service Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Sweden, Guns, Defense, BAE, Finland, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, AK4, AK6, Automatkarbin 6, FN SCAR, Hk416, HK433, AR Patterned, MIL/LE


New Luth-AR Modular Trigger Assembly

Triggers for AR15 rifles: a simple yet so complex subject with as many opinions as there are people. Luth-AR now has a new single-stage drop-in trigger which is said to give a crisp, clean trigger break at around 3.5 lb. The drop-in functionality is something I really appreciate when building a rifle, as it saves […] Read More … The post New Luth-AR Modular Trigger Assembly appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mta, Daily News, LUTH, Product Announcement, LUTH-AR, Drop-in Trigger, AR Patterned, Modular Trigger Assembly, New Luth AR Modular Trigger Assembly


PEN-15 Update & HUGE 5.11 Giveaway = TFBTV Mailroom #39 [NSFW Language]

This is the April 2021 Edition of TFBTV Mailroom, where James announces a HUGE father’s day giveaway for 5.11, a HUGE announcement from Glock, and a HUGE, HUUUUUUUUUGE PEN-15 update. Oh and he opens mail. Check it. Also, in case you missed it, my 2021 Summer Jams Playlist, “Slaps Like an MP5 Cocking Handle” is […] Read More … The post PEN-15 Update & HUGE 5.11 Giveaway = TFBTV Mailroom #39 [NSFW Language] appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Giveaways, Guns, James, Glock, 5.11, Rifles, TFBTV, AR Patterned, TFBTV Mailroom, PEN-15, Mailroom 39


POTD: Heckler & Koch HK416 A7 with Estonian Special Forces

The HK416 A7 is still not up on the HK website, I can only find the A5 version. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. For those who have been around TFB for a few years, may remember that we reported about it back in 2017 in “HK416 A7 to be called G95 by the German […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch HK416 A7 with Estonian Special Forces appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Estonia, HK, Koch, Special Forces, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Heckler & Koch, Barkhane, HK416A7, AR Patterned


POTD: Rounds On Target with the M4 Service Rifle

Nothing to do? Each day you are welcome to TFB’s selection of photo highlights. We call this Photo Of The Day and above we see a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist assigned to the 369th Chemical Company, 455th Chemical Brigade, 76th Operational Response Command. He’s firing at pop-up targets with his M4 service rifle […] Read More … The post POTD: Rounds On Target with the M4 Service Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, TFB, Ar-15, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Sig Sauer M17, AR Patterned, Colt M4, 369th Chemical Company 455th Chemical


Griffin Armament Announces New SR-RIGID M-LOK Rails

Griffin Armament is best known for their silencers. They’ve been putting out quality cans since their founding in 2006, and many of their models have enjoyed significant success. From their versatile Bushwacker 46, the user-configurable Optimus, their 30SD-K model, the modular Resistance 22 rimfire can, to their new GP-N A2-mountable can, and many more, Griffin […] Read More … The post Griffin Armament Announces New SR-RIGID M-LOK Rails appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Griffin, Daily News, Optimus, Ar-15, Shooting Accessories, M-LOK, Rails, Griffin Armament, Product Announcement, Suppressor ready, AR Patterned, Firearms Customization, SR-RIGID


ZEV Technologies Releases New Glock, SIG, and AR-15 Accessories

ZEV Technologies specializes in high-end aftermarket accessories and products for Glock handguns and AR-15 rifles. The company has just introduced three new products – the ZMD Muzzle Device for AR-15s, V2 Pro Comp for Gen 5 Glocks, and the ZEV Extended mag release for the SIG Sauer P365 and P320 pistols. ZEV Technologies Releases New […] Read More … The post ZEV Technologies Releases New Glock, SIG, and AR-15 Accessories appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Zev, Pistols, Compensator, Muzzle Device, Zev Technologies, AR Patterned, Extended Magazine Release, ZEV Technologies Releases New Glock SIG


SILENCER SATURDAY #174: Griffin Armament GP-N – Long Live The Birdcage!

Good afternoon everyone and thanks for tuning in for another addition of Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we went all apocalyptic prepper on you by testing out an oil filter suppressor and mount adapter – not great, not terrible. This week we get an […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #174: Griffin Armament GP-N – Long Live The Birdcage! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Ar-15, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, Griffin Armament, Birdcage, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, A2 flash hider, A2 birdcage, GP-N


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Is this AR-15 Regal or Ruined?

Welcome everyone to the 89th edition of Hot Gat or Fudd Crap, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only has […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Is this AR-15 Regal or Ruined? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, Wooden Furniture, 450 Bushmaster, AR Patterned, AR-15 build, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap


Updated Luth-AR MBA-5 Buttstock for AR Carbines

Luth-AR has a new buttstock available at a competitive price. The MBA-5 is a lightweight, adjustable carbine buttstock that uses a paddle-style adjustment lever. The stock is compatible with either mil-spec or commercial carbine buffer tubes. As you can see in the pictures, there’s also an integrated Picatinny rail if you want to attach a monopod or […] Read More … The post Updated Luth-AR MBA-5 Buttstock for AR Carbines appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Stock, Daily News, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, LUTH, Product Announcement, LUTH-AR, AR Patterned


POTD: Memorial – Heckler & Koch HK416 in France

We just passed the Heckler & Koch HK416 appreciation day: April 16. To compensate we have a Photo Of The Day with pictures from the French 35e régiment d’infanterie. I have lived a few years in France, but unfortunately, my French is too weak (without red wine) to make professional translations. My understanding is that […] Read More … The post POTD: Memorial – Heckler & Koch HK416 in France appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Memorial Day, Koch, Heckler & Koch, Photo of the Day, Rifles, HK416F, AR Patterned


East Meets West – The 5.45x39mm AR-15

Though not common today, the 5.45x39mm AR-15 was popular for a time. There are still a fair number of these guns in circulation but they are something of a novelty today. Why the 5.45x39mm? The USSR issued the 7.62×39 round in the AK-47, AKM, RPK, and others, but there was a desire for a small […] Read More … The post East Meets West – The 5.45x39mm AR-15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Ussr, Editorial, Ar-15, Ammunition, 5.45x39, S&W, 5.45x39mm, AR Patterned


SILENCER SATURDAY #171: Full Auto Rated Suppressors – Fun And Science!

Good afternoon and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine. Full auto rated suppressors have been an industry selling point for years, but those ratings come with their own caveats. The overwhelming majority of suppressors sold to consumers in the U.S. will never see any fully […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #171: Full Auto Rated Suppressors – Fun And Science! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Silencers, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Full Auto Rated, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Yankee Hill Machine Full


SIG SAUER Announces New TREAD Predator Rifle

Since SIG SAUER launched their TREAD series in 2018, TFB has brought you news coverage and reviews on this AR lineup. From their original 16″ 5.56 M400 model, to the 11.5″ pistol variant, to the 7.62 upsize in the 716i model, to the enhanced Coil version, the TREAD lineup has typically been well received. In […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER Announces New TREAD Predator Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Hunting, Daily News, Sig Sauer, AR 15, Rifles, Product Announcement, M400, Tread, AR Patterned, TREAD Predator


POTD: French Heckler & Koch HK416F in Action

Hi there, and welcome to our Photo Of The Day! Here is the place where we honor outstanding photos from the world of firearms. Today it’s time to look at France and some of their equipment. We have their Heckler & Koch HK416F rifles of course. Here are pictures, and a video, from when a variety […] Read More … The post POTD: French Heckler & Koch HK416F in Action appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Defense, Koch, Heckler Koch, Photo of the Day, Rifles, HK416F, AR Patterned


KE Arms Introduces KP-15 Trap Door Buttplate for Polymer Lowers

KE Arms has been going at it hard with improvements and modifications to their polymer KP-15 lower receivers. They’ve recently identified a gunsmith who they’ve certified to shorten the overall length of pull on the KP-15 and now they have introduced a KP-15 Trap Door Buttplate for the stock lowers. KE Arms Introduces KP-15 Trap […] Read More … The post KE Arms Introduces KP-15 Trap Door Buttplate for Polymer Lowers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Rifles, KE Arms, AR Patterned, KP-15, A2 Buttplate, KP-15 Trap Door Buttplate


Dark Storm Industries DS-25 Typhoon Lightweight .308 Win Rifles

Dark Storm Industries (DSI) has introduced a new family of rifles called DS-25 Typhoon that has been in development for six years. Although these rifles are chambered in .308 Winchester, they are not quite AR-10 pattern guns but rather a hybrid of the AR-10 and AR-15 utilizing as many AR-15 parts as possible to decrease […] Read More … The post Dark Storm Industries DS-25 Typhoon Lightweight .308 Win Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, DSI, Ar-15, Rifles, Semi-Auto, 308 Winchester, Dark Storm Industries, Dark Storm, AR Patterned, DS-25 Typhoon, Sport Utility Rifle


New Core Duty Rifle from ZEV Technologies

The ZEV Technologies Core Duty Rifle is the second LE and Military focused product from ZEV.  The first product was the O.Z-9 Combat Pistol released just over a year ago. Right now the Core Duty Rifle is offered with a 16’’ barrel length, but they will soon add 10’’ models and also accept requests from […] Read More … The post New Core Duty Rifle from ZEV Technologies appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Rifles, Zev Technologies, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, Core Duty Rifle, ZEV Technologies Core Duty Rifle


TFB Review: Heckler & Koch MR556A1

Built around the legendary HK416 platform, the Heckler & Koch MR556A1 is the newest variant available to the commercial market.  This newest model carries over tried and true features like HK’s short-stroke gas piston system with some new refinements like an M-LOK rail.  Built using a combination of both German and American parts I was […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Heckler & Koch MR556A1 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Koch, Heckler Koch, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, 5.56, Semi-Auto, Short Stroke Gas Piston, Eotech VUDU, AR Patterned, Heckler & Koch MR556A1, MR556A1


Red Arrow Weapons RAW-10 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle

The shooting range pictured above (including the weather) makes me really jealous. The new RAW-10 6.5 Creedmoor rifle from Red Arrow Weapons doesn’t look bad either. The Midnight Bronze Cerakote finish really shines, and the package should be capable of accurate hits really far out. Below is the product announcement from Red Arrow Weapons: One of […] Read More … The post Red Arrow Weapons RAW-10 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Creedmoor, Rifles, 6.5 Creedmoor, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Creedmoor Rifle, AR Patterned, Red Arrow Weapons


New Light Predator2L Rifle from Rock River Arms

Rock River Arms just introduced the RBG-1S Precision Bolt Action Rifle and now it’s time for a lightweight rifle in the AR platform called the Light Predator2L. The components are interesting, with a 16″ stainless steel fluted barrel, two-stage match trigger and a carbon fiber handguard. The chamber is .223 Wylde, which is a great […] Read More … The post New Light Predator2L Rifle from Rock River Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Rifles, RBG, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Rock River Arms, AR Patterned, LAR-15, Fred Eichler Series, Predator2L


TFB Review: Bear Creek Arsenal 16-inch Complete Upper Receiver

It’s become quite difficult in the last couple of months to find in-stock firearms parts and sometimes even accessories. One company that I have noticed that has kept up with the high demand is Bear Creek Arsenal. Bear Creek makes everything from stripped firearms components all the way up to completed rifles for almost every […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Bear Creek Arsenal 16-inch Complete Upper Receiver appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, AR 15, Rifles, Upper Receiver, Bear Creek Arsenal, AR Patterned, AR-15 Upper, Bear Creek Arsenal Bear Creek


Strike Industries Multi-Function End Plate and Anti-Rotation Castle Nut

With the modularity of the AR-15 and AR-10 systems, there is an endless number of potential sling attachment points. One of the more popular ways to attach a sling to the rear of the rifle is to run it to the endplate. Strike Industries has now released their Multi-Function End Plate and Anti-Rotation Castle Nut. […] Read More … The post Strike Industries Multi-Function End Plate and Anti-Rotation Castle Nut appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Strike Industries, Aftermarket, Product Announcement, Castle Nut, End Plate, AR Patterned, Firearms Customization, Anti-Rotation Castle Nut, Multi-Function End Plate


TFB Review: Jard’s Set Trigger For AR-15 Pattern Rifles (A First For ARs)

AR-15 triggers have been one of Jard Inc.’s specialties, but they’ve claimed a first in the firearms industry by creating a Set Trigger for AR-15 rifles and pistols. For those not familiar with the concept or the term, a set trigger can be fired in two ways; using a more standard weight of trigger pull; […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Jard’s Set Trigger For AR-15 Pattern Rifles (A First For ARs) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Rifles, JARD, JARD INC, AR 15, Set Trigger, Drop-in Trigger, AR Patterned


Missing Police Carbine Still Unaccounted For nearly 4 Years Later

Nearly 4 years ago, sometime in May of 2017, the Santa Cruz Police Department made the shocking discovery that one of their AR-15 carbines had gone missing from the police armory. According to police Lieutenant Arnold Vasquez, the rifle was last accounted for on February 9th, 2017. Since then an investigation has been underway to […] Read More … The post Missing Police Carbine Still Unaccounted For nearly 4 Years Later appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, California, Police, Law Enforcement, Daily News, Ar-15, Santa Cruz Police Department, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, Arnold Vasquez


Short Barrel Soft Point Showdown: Hornady Black HD SBR Review

Hornady Black HD SBR: Ammo OPtimized for your shorty 5.56 SBR’s and PSB stabilized AR Pistols are handy for sure.  Their shorter OAL makes them a great candidate for a lightweight and compact defensive firearm, especially as a suppressor host.  Short barrels chambered in 5.56 have one major…shortcoming. The velocity and resultant lethality loss due […] Read More … The post Short Barrel Soft Point Showdown: Hornady Black HD SBR Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, SBR, Ar-15, Hornady, Ammunition, Hornady Black, AR Patterned, InterLock, 75gr, HD SBR, Hornady Black HD SBR


Updated Schmeisser S60 Windowed Magazine from American Tactical

American Tactical has just added a window version of their popular Schmeisser S60 magazine. The S60 windowed magazine retains the same great glass-reinforced construction and high capacity but with the added visual round indicator via the windowed portion of the magazine. Full details from ATI below. Updated Schmeisser S60 Windowed Magazine from American Tactical New […] Read More … The post Updated Schmeisser S60 Windowed Magazine from American Tactical appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Ati, Daily News, Ar-15, American Tactical, AR Patterned, Schmeisser S60, Windowed Magazines


SILENCER SATURDAY #161: Innovative Arms GRUNT Mini Vs. YHM Turbo K

Good evening quiet friends and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we brought out the Innovative Arms DECEPTION 7.62 for a bit of a show and tell. This week we are going smaller with the Innovative […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #161: Innovative Arms GRUNT Mini Vs. YHM Turbo K appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Ar-15, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, YHM, Yankee Hill Machine, 5.56, Innovative Arms, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Grunt Mini


[TFB GUNFEST] The Breach Charging Handle from Aero Precision

New for 2021 from Aero Precision is a product that was teased as a prototype back in 2020 – the Breach charging handle. The Breach takes a hard look at conventionally accepted charging handles and incorporates some unique and clever design decisions in order to make for a more effective, durable, and user-friendly charging handle […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] The Breach Charging Handle from Aero Precision appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Aero Precision, Charging Handle, AR Patterned, Gun Fest 2021, Breach Charging Handle



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