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Strike Industries STRIKE 80 Compact 80% Glock Frame Kit

Strike Industries first introduced these 80% polymer Glock frames back in January, at SHOT Show 2020. These frames are manufactured by Polymer80, however, they feature some ergonomic and aesthetic changes that set them apart from Polymer80’s own frames. Recently, Strike Industries announced that the new Strike 80 Compact frame kits are now available for preorder. The Strike […] Read More … The post Strike Industries STRIKE 80 Compact 80% Glock Frame Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, 80, Daily News, Strike Industries, Pistols, Glock 19, Semi-Auto, Polymer80, Pistol Frame Kit, Strike 80, Strike 80 Compact, Recently Strike Industries


AR-9 on a Budget Part 1: Magazine and Lower Options

In this episode of TFBTV, Hop compares all magazine and lower options for building an AR-9 on a budget. Reviewed and evaluated in this video are the Torkmag Magdapt adapter for Glock mags, KAK Industries adapter for Colt mags, Mean Arms Endomag 9mm conversion for PMAGs, and a dedicated lower made by Palmetto State Armory. […] Read More … The post AR-9 on a Budget Part 1: Magazine and Lower Options appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Budget, Guns, Ar-15, Pistols, TFBTV, AR9, Semi-Auto, KAK Industries, Mean Arms Endomag, Torkmag Magdapt


Icarus Precision ACE 365 XL Hybrid Pro: Full-Length SIG P365 XL Aluminum Grip Module

Icarus Precision released their first SIG pistol grip module about a year ago and since then, the company has been steadily adding new models to the ACE (Accuracy, Control, Enhanced) family of aluminum grip modules designed for different models of SIG Sauer handguns. At SHOT Show 2020, we saw some of their newest products and […] Read More … The post Icarus Precision ACE 365 XL Hybrid Pro: Full-Length SIG P365 XL Aluminum Grip Module appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Semi-Auto, P365 XL, Icarus Precision, Grip Module, ACE 365 XL Hybrid Pro, Aluminum Grip Module


New Night Sights: XS Announces More DXT2 and DXW2 Options

Night sights are often one of the first modifications that shooters make to their handguns – and in many cases, the only change they may choose. There is a vast array of different makes/models to choose from, and it isn’t uncommon for someone who has a plethora of pistols to use the same version of […] Read More … The post New Night Sights: XS Announces More DXT2 and DXW2 Options appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Tritium, Night Sights, XS Sights, Product Announcement, DXT2, DXW2


Springfield Armory 1911 Ronin Operator Commander – Now Shipping

We covered earlier this year that Springfield Armory had unveiled at SHOT Show 2020 a Ronin Operator Commander and Government model 1911, and finally the 4.25″ variant is shipping out from the Springfield factory. While many firearm manufacturers are dialing back their production due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and are innovating less, it is great to […] Read More … The post Springfield Armory 1911 Ronin Operator Commander – Now Shipping appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Springfield, Springfield Armory, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Ronin Operator Commander


Concealed Carry Corner: Preventing Surface Rust On Carry Guns

Let’s face it, during the summer months, carrying a gun can get a little hot and uncomfortable at times. Naturally during this, the body will sweat and your gun may have sweat on it after a long day of carrying it concealed. It’s not a big deal if it only happens once in a while, […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Preventing Surface Rust On Carry Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Pistols, Shooting Accessories, Holster, Semi-Auto, Firearm Maintenance, Concealed Carry Corner, Surface Rust


20K Round Endurance Test Accomplished for the Springfield Hellcat 9mm

The Springfield Armory Hellcat 9mm is known across the world for its high capacity in a micro-compact frame, but Springfield recently subjected their own firearm to a brutal 20,000 round endurance test to prove its reliability as well. Springfield Armory took one Hellcat 9mm at random and laid a gauntlet of 10,000 rounds and it chugged […] Read More … The post 20K Round Endurance Test Accomplished for the Springfield Hellcat 9mm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Springfield, Springfield Armory, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Endurance Test, Hellcat 9mm


End Of An Era: No More GLOCK Gen4 Guns; .40S&W Will Go Gen5

It appears that what many of us were predicting finally happened yesterday: GLOCK Gen4 guns are no longer being produced in favor of the Gen5 GLOCK pistols. Residents of California and other more restrictive states have nothing to fear: the Gen3 GLOCKs will continue to be manufactured to support those customers. In addition, the GLOCK […] Read More … The post End Of An Era: No More GLOCK Gen4 Guns; .40S&W Will Go Gen5 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, California, Companies, Breaking News, Daily News, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, 40S&W, Gen5, Gen4


True Exodus Range Day and Interview

Baret Fawbush of the popular Instagram account True Exodus recently held a public range day in his background shooting gallery just outside the Southern Indiana town of Poseyville. Admission was free as long as folks signed a COVID-19 release form. This wasn’t the first shoot that Baret had hosted behind the church that he is […] Read More … The post True Exodus Range Day and Interview appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Public, Shotguns, Editorial, Shoot, Southern Indiana, Pistols, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Baret, Machine Guns, Range Day, AR Patterned, COVID, True Exodus


TRUEXODUS Range Day and Interview

Baret Fawbush of the popular Instagram account TRUEXODUSrecently held a public range day in his background shooting gallery just outside the Southern Indiana town of Poseyville. Admission was free as long as folks signed a COVID-19 release form. This wasn’t the first shoot that Baret had hosted behind the church that he is currently serving […] Read More … The post TRUEXODUS Range Day and Interview appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Public, Shotguns, Editorial, Shoot, Southern Indiana, Pistols, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Baret, Machine Guns, Range Day, AR Patterned, COVID, True Exodus


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Awesome Flamethrowers or Akimbo Fugliness?

Welcome everyone to the 56th 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 does it […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Awesome Flamethrowers or Akimbo Fugliness? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Armalite, 308, Eagle Arms, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, AR-10 pistol


Davidson’s Exclusive 1911 with Colt and Baron Engraving

The venerable 1911 – you’d be hard-pressed to find a shooter who isn’t at least broadly familiar with this classic design. Through 75 years of military service and countless variations on John Moses Browning’s original model, some have hated it and many have loved it. As it has aged, the 1911 has come to spark […] Read More … The post Davidson’s Exclusive 1911 with Colt and Baron Engraving appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Press Releases, Exclusive, Daily News, Davidson, John Moses Browning, 1911, Colt, Pistols, Davidson's, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, 38 Super, Baron Engraving


Concealed Carry Corner: The Problem With Carrying Too Much

All over the internet, there are articles where people talk about what’s best to have on your body when concealing a firearm. It’s not uncommon to talk about various lights, knives, medical supplies and spare magazines. Having different items on you is a great way to be prepared for daily life, but it’s really easy […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: The Problem With Carrying Too Much appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Pistols, Guns & Gear, Glock 19, Semi-Auto, Concealed Carry Corner, Carrying Too Much, Conceal Handgun


Walther Awarded Contract to Supply PPQs to Brevard County LEOs

Walther Arms was founded in Germany in 1886. Since then, they have primarily produced handguns and today their lineup includes the PPQ or PolizeiPistole Quick Defence. Available since 2011, the PPQ comes in several variants and calibers including 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP. The M2 version is characterized by a left- or right-hand reversible […] Read More … The post Walther Awarded Contract to Supply PPQs to Brevard County LEOs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Germany, Sheriff, Daily News, Brevard County, Walther, ACP, 9mm, Pistols, PPQ, MIL/LE, Gun Brands


Wheelgun Wednesday: The Happy Medium – S&W Model 60

Model 60; Stainless Painless (For the shooter, that is…) I spent a number of years carrying the S&W 340PD as a jogging/backup gun.  Those years were painful ones at the range.  I try to train with at least 100 rounds of full power defensive ammo in my carry pieces.  Therefore I often bloodied the web […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: The Happy Medium – S&W Model 60 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Smith and Wesson, Pistols, S&W, Model 60, Wheelgun Wednesday, Pro Series


The US Air Force Begins Fielding 125,000 SIG Sauer M18 Pistols

The US Air Force has announced that it has begun fielding the first of approximately 125,000 new SIG Sauer M18 Modular Handgun System 9x19mm pistols. The Air Force announced that it has opted for the more compact M18 over the M17, selected by the US Army, in May 2018. The very first pistols began reaching Air […] Read More … The post The US Air Force Begins Fielding 125,000 SIG Sauer M18 Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Air Force, US Army, Usaf, US Air Force, Daily News, Pistols, Modular Handgun System, Semi-Auto, M18, MIL/LE, SIG SAUER M18


New WCP320 CARRY Pistol by Wilson Combat and SIG Sauer

Several months ago, Wilson Combat announced the WCP320 9mm pistol which was the first pistol designed in collaboration with SIG Sauer and represents an enhanced P320 upgraded with Wilson Combat’s signature parts and design improvement elements. Yesterday, the company published a press release introducing the second WC/SIG pistol called WCP320 Carry. Compared to the full-size WCP320, […] Read More … The post New WCP320 CARRY Pistol by Wilson Combat and SIG Sauer appeared first on The Firearm Blo...
Tags: Guns, Wilson, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Wilson Combat, 9mm, Pistols, Semi-Auto, WCP320, WCP320 Carry


TFB Review: Springfield Armory SAINT Victor .308 Pistol

Earlier I reviewed the Cypher X SCAR17Shorty, a SCAR 17S pistol cut down to 13″. When the opportunity to review the new Springfield Armory SAINT Victor 308 Pistol presented itself I jumped at it. I was curious what a 10.3″ .308 pistol would be like. I was pleasantly surprised and it exceeded my expectations. Springfield […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Springfield Armory SAINT Victor .308 Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Victor, Springfield, Springfield Armory, Ar-15, Pistols, 7.62X51, 308, Ar-10


TFB REVIEW: The Brand New Taurus G3c Compact 9mm Pistol

If you’re the type who’s in the market for a $200-$300 semi-automatic concealed carry option then you’ve likely shot or at the very least handled a Tuaurs G2c pistol. The Taurus G3c Compact 9mm pistol is the gun made to replace the G2c and it carries with it some new features and welcome upgrades. Taurus […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: The Brand New Taurus G3c Compact 9mm Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Taurus, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Compact 9MM, G3C, Compact Handgun


Meprolight Introduces New Adjustable Day/Night Pistol Sights

Probably best known in the US for their pistol night sights, Israel-based Meprolight makes a variety of aiming solutions for a spectrum of firearms. In addition to their brightly-colored three-dot handgun sights, they also produce various long-gun optics, a line of thermals, and even a self-illuminated reflex sight for 40mm grenade launchers. Now with a […] Read More … The post Meprolight Introduces New Adjustable Day/Night Pistol Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Israel, US, Daily News, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Meprolight, Night Sights, Adjustable, Product Announcement, Firearms Customization, Day/night


NEW Taurus G3C – First Impressions

The Taurus G3C is a successor to the G2C and PT111 G2 that incorporates the improvements from the full-size G3 pistol. In this episode of TFBTV, Hop takes the new G3C to the range to see how it handles. ««« GUN AND GEAR GIVEAWAYS »»» PLEASE check out our Patreon and Subscribe Star pages if […] Read More … The post NEW Taurus G3C – First Impressions appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Taurus, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, G3C


CrossBreed Holsters For the Taurus G3c

Springfield, Missouri-based CrossBreed have announced that holsters from across their range are now compatible with the new Taurus G3c which launched at the beginning of the week. CrossBreed have worked with Taurus to ensure their holsters fit the new Taurus compact 9mm pistol. The G3c compatible range includes inside the waistband, belly bands and outside […] Read More … The post CrossBreed Holsters For the Taurus G3c appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, CCW, Daily News, Springfield Missouri, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Guns & Gear, Holsters, CrossBreed, Product Announcement, Taurus G3c


TFB Review: SIG Sauer P320 RXP XCompact

In the past few years, there have been a number of great little concealed carry options hitting the market. Whether it’s the Glock 43X, 19X or Springfield Armory Hellcat, there are plenty of new options available. Recently, SIG announced their red dot equipped X-Series called the RXP. The new RXP pistol has a few different changes […] Read More … The post TFB Review: SIG Sauer P320 RXP XCompact appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Sig Sauer, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Springfield Armory Hellcat, RXP XCompact, Sig Sauer RXP, Sig Sauer XCompact


SIG Sauer’s First Polymer Framed Handgun: The SIG Pro SP2340

The SIG Sauer SP2340 was introduced in the late 90s as the first pistol in the SIG Pro series, and SIG’s first polymer framed handgun. In this episode of TFBTV, Hop talks about the history of the SIG Pro and tests the SP2340 with a .357 SIG conversion barrel … even though it isn’t technically […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer’s First Polymer Framed Handgun: The SIG Pro SP2340 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Sig Sauer, Sig, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, 357 SIG, SIG Pro, SP2340


Top 5 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in June 2020 Rock Island Premier Gun Auction

Continuing our series of articles dedicated to the most valuable firearms consigned to major American auctions, today we’ll take a look at the top 5 most expensive lots sold during the June 2020 Rock Island Premier Gun Auction. This auction took place from June 4th to 7th and as usual, shortly after it ended, Rock […] Read More … The post Top 5 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in June 2020 Rock Island Premier Gun Auction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Pistols, Rifles, Rock Island Auction, Semi-Auto, Colt Walker, Boutet, RIAC, Colt Paterson, June 2020, Model 1839, Model 1910


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Regal or Ruined Glock 19?

Welcome everyone to the 54th 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 have Fudd appeal?  […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Regal or Ruined Glock 19? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Engraved, 9mm, Pistols, Fudd, Glock 19, Semi-Auto, Gen 5, Fudd Crap, HGFC


NEW BLING: Smith & Wesson Launches Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ

Initially geared towards shooters with grip strength limitations, the M&P EZ series of pistols from Smith & Wesson have actually enjoyed broad popularity across the concealed carry community. Today, S&W launched the Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ that sports a bit more flair than its 9mm predecessors. Accented with gold or silver triggers and grip […] Read More … The post NEW BLING: Smith & Wesson Launches Performance Center M&P9 Shield EZ appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Smith, Daily News, Smith & Wesson, 9mm, Pistols, M&P, Performance Center, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Shield EZ, Wesson Launches Performance Center M amp, Smith Wesson Launches Performance Center


Vickers Guide Announce Latest Book – SIG Sauer Vol.1

Vickers Guide have announced the pre-sale of the first of two volumes looking at SIG and SIG Sauer firearms. The first volume will look at pistols, submachine guns and pistol calibre carbines, while the second, due for release next year, will look at the company’s rifles, machine guns and other special weapons. The 380-page book […] Read More … The post Vickers Guide Announce Latest Book – SIG Sauer Vol.1 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Book, History, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Larry Vickers, Sig, Pistols, Product Announcement, Coffee Table Book, Vickers Guide, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Reference Book, SIG Sauer Vol


I Left My Glock 17 Outside During a Tropical Storm for 2 Days

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves capitalizes on a rare chance for one of mother nature’s best Glock torture tests: tropical storm. Tropical storm Cristobal made landfall in Louisiana on June 7, 2020, so before the storm hit, James left his Gen 5 Glock 17 in the backyard. Out there it sat for two […] Read More … The post I Left My Glock 17 Outside During a Tropical Storm for 2 Days appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Louisiana, Tropical Storm, James, Glock, Pistols, TFBTV, Torture Test, Glock 17, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, Glock vs storm


Han Solo’s Blaster Revisited: A Movie-Quality Firing Replica

Many of you saw my recent article about my friend’s rough replica of Han Solo’s DL-44 blaster from the Star Wars movie franchise. If you missed it, you can find it here. The idea behind that build was to construct an AR pistol to look like a rough approximation of the movie prop, as inexpensively […] Read More … The post Han Solo’s Blaster Revisited: A Movie-Quality Firing Replica appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Star Wars, Guns, Han Solo, Replica, Editorial, Mauser, Pistols, C96, Gunsmithing, Blaster, Broomhandle, Firearms Customization, DL-44



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