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BOTW: Sixth Set Results

Drumroll…..And the winner for the sixth set was Jim’s Higgins Build with an overwhelming 45% of the votes (Kevin’s AR9 build came in second with 27% of the votes). The randomly picked winning voter was Zach C. I think Jim’s build won because of the Walter White picture… Jim will receive a gift card to Brownells […] Read More … The post BOTW: Sixth Set Results appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Kevin, Jim, Zach, Walter White, Build Of The Week


GOA Files Case Before SCOTUS To Fight Parts Of The NFA

  The Gun Owners of America’s legal arm, the Gun Owners Foundation, is pressing further in their full-throated defense of Jeremy Kettler, a disabled US Army combat veteran. Mr. Kettler was convicted of possession of an unregistered firearm in violation of the National Firearms Act (NFA) in November 2016. The original complaint against Mr. Kettler […] Read More … The post GOA Files Case Before SCOTUS To Fight Parts Of The NFA appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Law, Scotus, Appeal, Case, Goa, US Army, Editorial, NFA, Kettler, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Gun Owners of America, Suppressors, Gun Owners Foundation, Jeremy Kettler


SILENCER SATURDAY #55: Mount Up! The Best Rifle Mounting Systems

Good afternoon baffle boys and girls and welcome to episode 55 of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where you are encouraged to laugh at my dumb jokes – quietly. Last week we discussed the 3D printed options from Delta P Design, which coincidentally are all direct thread models – requiring no mounting systems – which I happen […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #55: Mount Up! The Best Rifle Mounting Systems appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday


Reader’s Choice: BEST Full-Size Striker-Fired Pistol

Happy New Year’s to all of our readers! We are officially in 2019 and that means we are inching closer to SHOT Show everyday. While it is awesome to hear about all of the new firearms coming out every winter, it can be equally fun to posture what are the best ones already in circulation.  […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice: BEST Full-Size Striker-Fired Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Beretta, Editorial, Ruger, Glock, Springfield Armory, Sig Sauer, FN, Pistols, Smith & Wesson, Semi-Auto, Full-Size Striker-Fired, Reader's Choice


DI Revolution in .308 Win/6.5 Creedmoor from Patriot Ordnance Factory

The week before Thanksgiving I was invited to the Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF) facility in Northern Phoenix as part of a small media contingent (something that POF had not done before). This was not some fancy junket, it was actually a pretty down-to-earth event that started with a presentation and a factory tour, transitioned out […] Read More … The post DI Revolution in .308 Win/6.5 Creedmoor from Patriot Ordnance Factory appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Creedmoor, Rifles, Northern Phoenix


DI Revolution in .308 Win/6.5 Creedmoor from Patriot Ordinance Factory

The week before Thanksgiving I was invited to the Patriot Ordinance Factory (POF) facility in Northern Phoenix as part of a small media contingent (something that POF had not done before). This was not some fancy junket, it was actually a pretty down-to-earth event that started with a presentation and a factory tour, transitioned out […] Read More … The post DI Revolution in .308 Win/6.5 Creedmoor from Patriot Ordinance Factory appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Creedmoor, Rifles, Patriot Ordinance Factory, Northern Phoenix


Vote For Your Favorite BOTW and Win! (Set 6)

We just saw our 24th installment of Build of the Week and we have plenty more submissions to go.  As we mentioned, we have a plan in mind for some interactivity with this series to keep it a little more fun and lively. As is our process, after every four posted Builds, we are going […] Read More … The post Vote For Your Favorite BOTW and Win! (Set 6) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Build Of The Week


Unique AR-15 pump for IPSC Manual Open

At the First World Shoot Rifle in Russia there were some interesting firearms, some more unique than others. All these pictures are from the shooting ranges at the Patriot Park, near Moscow. In 2015, at the European Rifle Championship in Hungary, Peter Starley finished first in the Manual Open division. At that time the technical […] Read More … The post Unique AR-15 pump for IPSC Manual Open appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Hungary, Moscow, Editorial, Ar-15, Bolt Action, Best Gear, KSZ-223, Patriot Park, Troy PAR, Lever Action Rifle, Rifle World Shoot, First IPSC Rifle World Shoot, AR Patterned, Noveske K9


Mossberg’s First Pistol – The 1919 Brownie

Recently Mossberg, one of America’s oldest gun companies best known for their shotguns, launched their first pistol – the Mossberg MC1. Well not quite their first, 100 years ago this year, the company launched another small, compact pistol – the Mossberg Brownie. Tom briefly mentioned the original Mossberg pistol in his review of the MC1, […] Read More … The post Mossberg’s First Pistol – The 1919 Brownie appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, America, History, Editorial, Mossberg, Pistols, Pistol, Mossberg Brownie, Mossberg MC1, Mossberg Pistol, Mossberg Brownie Tom


BOTW: Kevin’s AR9 Build

The 23rd Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Kevin.  I really like the look of that hand guard. If you all can’t tell by now, I really set this series up to get good ideas for the stuff I want to do. Pete finally convinced me to em-brace PCC builds and this […] Read More … The post BOTW: Kevin’s AR9 Build appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Kevin, Pete, PCC, Build Of The Week


BOTW: Jim’s Higgins Build

The 24th Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Jim.  So basically this is the Craftsman Tools of shotguns… Pretty interesting collector’s piece (with a little bit of the history), and even more interesting that Jim modded it (there is always the question of keeping it for the collector’s value or for the […] Read More … The post BOTW: Jim’s Higgins Build appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Jim, Botw, Build Of The Week, Higgins Build


Reader’s Choice Best Custom 1911 Winner: Wilson Combat

Let’s get right to the results: Wilson Combat won with 19.5% of the votes. The Nighthawk Custom came in second place with 17% of the votes. Cabot and Les Baer were neck and neck with Cabot just taking the lead by 9 votes for 14%. This is one of the closest Reader’s Choice votes we’ve […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice Best Custom 1911 Winner: Wilson Combat appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Wilson, Nighthawk Custom, Cabot, Les Baer


Silencer Saturday #54: 3D Printed Silence Science – Delta P Design

Welcome back decibel dorks and thanks for joining us once again for TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where even supersonic cartridges deserve to be suppressed. Today we are taking a closer look at the suppressors from Delta P Design. As you are probably already aware, Delta P designs and builds their unique silencers through a process called […] Read More … The post Silencer Saturday #54: 3D Printed Silence Science – Delta P Design appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Delta, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned


Never Go Full ATF – Analysis Of Bump Stock Ban

Well the time has come and the ATF has ruled on Bump Stock devices and they are now saying they are now considered machine guns. If you have missed this staggering news, check it out here. I have taken a look at the entire 157 page document and will break down critical parts. Lets go […] Read More … The post Never Go Full ATF – Analysis Of Bump Stock Ban appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, ATF, Gun Ban, Bump Stocks


Production/Carry Optics from Shield and Leupold

With the entry of Optics in a lot of Divisions in both USPSA and IPSC (Production, Production Light and Open) more and more shooters are following the red light. The urge to try something new, aging eye sight…there are many reasons people chose to change from Production or Standard/Limited divisions. Some Open shooter prefer that […] Read More … The post Production/Carry Optics from Shield and Leupold appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, USPSA, Leupold, Shield Sights, Leupold Deltapoint Pro, Best Gear, Henning Custom, Carry Optics, IPSC Handgun, Reflex/Red Dot, Shield RMS, Standard Limited


Postcards from Russia’s Frogmen

Do you remember the postcards from the German Kampfschwimmers? In Mother Russia they have Frogmen too and they are jealous. The Germans went to a warmer, tropical location. Smart move. The Russians got winter and ice, but they managed to get these Postcards to us from their secret, submerged location. The Russian’s armory is a […] Read More … The post Postcards from Russia’s Frogmen appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Editorial, APS, Pistols, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Spp-1


Happy New Year: Looking Back At TFB In 2018

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” – As unique and profound as the opening line from the Tale Of Two Cities is, the words seem to apply more often than not. In our world, the news and events surrounding the firearms industry – that cyclical ‘Yin Yang’, almost bipolar feeling – […] Read More … The post Happy New Year: Looking Back At TFB In 2018 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Year In Review, Editorial, Yin Yang


SILENCER SATURDAY #53: ‘Happy Q Year’ And A Look Ahead To 2019

Good evening subsonic shooters and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where science beats feelings everyday and twice on Sundays. Hopefully you all had a great holiday and were able to spend some time with friends or family, preferably on the range. Last week we discussed the possibilities of owning a single shot repeating firearm […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #53: ‘Happy Q Year’ And A Look Ahead To 2019 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Bolt Action, Silencer Saturday


Featured Deals of the Week 12/28/18

Weekly Deals Roundup: 22LR in bulk, AR-15 pistol upper, bulk 5.56 and magazines, S&W MP380 and vault, CZ Scorpion EVO Thanks for tuning in to the last Gun Deals of the year folks, have a Happy New Year! remington 22lr thunderbolt 40gr 5000 rounds – $129.99 What the deal is: Outdoor Limited is selling cases […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week 12/28/18 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Ammo, Ar-15, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Rifles, Guns & Gear, Ammunition, AR Upper, 22LR, 5.56, Pistol Rifle, 380 AUTO, 5.56 Magazine, Gun Deals


New Russian Kalashnikov AK-12 spotted in Qatar at the National Day Parade

The history of the new generation of Kalashnikov assault rifles is quite complicated and often very scandalous. In 2013, Russian Ministry of Defense refused to finance the R&D for AK-12, over the years there were a lot of sudden and controversial design changes, and some experts remain skeptical about design features of the final version […] Read More … The post New Russian Kalashnikov AK-12 spotted in Qatar at the National Day Parade appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Qatar, Guest Post, Editorial, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Ak-12


Mike Pappas’s Cold War Ma-Duece

In an undisclosed location of Northern Utah lies a fully functional relic of the Cold War.  Featured previously in Recoil Magazine, this OT-90 JPJ owned by Mike Pappas of Dead Air Armament needs no introduction.  Weighing in at around 24,000 lbs, and being powered by a 19L (1,159cu in) V6 diesel, this beast wasn’t missing […] Read More … The post Mike Pappas’s Cold War Ma-Duece appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Editorial, Northern Utah, Mike Pappas, Guns & Gear, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Dead Air Armament, Ifv, Dead Air Armamanet, Browning M2, BE Meyers, 50BMG, Tracked, Ma Duece, MIL/LE


Leapers UTG Recon Flex Bipod for M-Lok and KeyMod

Earlier this year, Leapers, Inc. introduced the UTG Recon Flex Bipod, which consists of two separate legs that are mounted to each side of a rifle that has either Keymod or M-lok mounting points. The legs can be adjusted from 8 to 11.8 inches and can also be adjusted at five different angles within 180 […] Read More … The post Leapers UTG Recon Flex Bipod for M-Lok and KeyMod appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Utg, Keymod, Other Gear & Gadgets, M-LOK, Bipod, Leapers, Leapers Inc, Recon Flex Bipod


JM Davis Museum Auctions Off Duplicate Guns

The J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum in Claremore, Oklahoma, is home to the world’s largest privately-held firearms collection in the world. With more than 12,000 firearms and thousands of assorted items related to the firearms, it is quite the place. If you find yourself in the Tulsa area, you need to go. Once you’re […] Read More … The post JM Davis Museum Auctions Off Duplicate Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Revolver, Museum, Auction, Shotguns, Editorial, Tulsa, Claremore Oklahoma, Pistols, Rifles, JM Davis Museum Auctions Off Duplicate Guns, Davis Arms Historical Museum


TFB Christmas 2018: Peace And Goodwill To All

Winding down the holiday season is always a bittersweet task. With the big day behind us, most of the suprizes are now unwrapped (and hopefully are also chambered in .308 with a threaded barrel). But we can still look forward to New Year’s Eve celebrations and the daylight hours continuing to grow longer. For those of […] Read More … The post TFB Christmas 2018: Peace And Goodwill To All appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Daily News, Christmas 2018


TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Silencers For A Silent Night

‘Twas the night before Christmas… something, something subsonic 300 Blackout. That’s the way the poem goes, right? One of the best parts about Christmas is thinking about how the generations before us celebrated the season in years past. Candles instead of LED lights. Wooden toys instead of iPads. Flintlocks instead of open tip match bullets. […] Read More … The post TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Silencers For A Silent Night appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Best Gear


BOTW: Matt’s Not FDE AR Pistol

The 22nd Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Matt.  Thank goodness it is not another FDE gun. Honestly the hottest thing I like about this build is the Rail-Rap (see what I did there?). How did I not know about this product. You’d think by this point I’d have seen pretty much […] Read More … The post BOTW: Matt’s Not FDE AR Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Matt, Pistols, Build Of The Week


SILENCER SATURDAY #52: A Market For A Modern Welrod?

Good evening quiet readers and thank you for joining us once again for TFB’s Silencer Saturday, the only place where single shots can be more fun than select fire weapons. Which leads me into today’s topic: is there a market in the U.S. for a modern Welrod pistol? While many of today’s suppressor manufacturers focus […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #52: A Market For A Modern Welrod? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday


Featured Deals of the Week 12/21/18

Weekly Deals Roundup This week’s deals include the Ruger LCR-X, the Testudo plate carrier and plates, Federal Guard Dog 9mm, a whole mess of S&W magazines, and more ammunition than you can shake a stick at. Ruger LCR-x in 38 special Double action revolver – $339.99 What the deal is: Sportsman’s Outdoor Superstore is selling […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week 12/21/18 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Armor, Ammo, Ruger LCR, 9mm, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Ammunition, Plate Carrier, Pistol Magazine, Ballistic Plates, Self-Defense Revolver, Reflex/Red Dot, Armor Plate


TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Prancer’s Perfect Pistols

Merry Christmas you filthy animals and thanks for putting up with more of our 12 Days Of TFB Christmas. If you can bear with me for a few more days I promise to leave you alone on December 25th (maybe). Picking perfect pistols is a personal and polarizing topic of discussion. Some of you are […] Read More … The post TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Prancer’s Perfect Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, TFB, Pistols, Best Gear, Semi-Auto


TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Bags, Cases And Range Gear

Welcome back, TFB holiday goers, my apologies for the brief hiatus in the 12 Days Of Christmas series here on the blog. With all the bump stock news and events this week, our Saint Nick programming was preempted by the DOJ/ATF announcements and analysis. On top of that,  I now realize that you will most […] Read More … The post TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Bags, Cases And Range Gear appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, NICK, TFB, Pistols, Rifles, Other Gear & Gadgets, DOJ ATF, Best Gear



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