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TFB Review: Ruger American Ranch Rifle

The Ruger American Ranch Rifle (RARR) is a handy, affordable 16″ barrel bolt action that can be had in a number of chamberings. Weights range from 5.5-6lbs, depending on caliber, and though the default color scheme is a tan stock with a matte black receiver and barrel, a number of distributor-exclusive colors are available. The […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Ruger American Ranch Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Ruger, Rifles, 300 BLACKOUT, Ruger American, Bolt Action, Ruger American Ranch


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Mean Green or Childish Dream SCAR17?

Welcome everyone to the 91st 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? Mean Green or Childish Dream SCAR17? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, Semi-Auto, FN SCAR 17s, 308. 7.62x51, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


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 IWI Galil ACE Gen 2: What’s Different?

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves introduces the IWI Galil ACE Gen 2. This version of the ACE takes the Galil ACE – which was introduced 13 years ago in 2008 – to its next, logical evolution, with a bevy of upgrades, tweaks, and new barrel and caliber options. What’s new with it, and […] Read More … The post NEW IWI Galil ACE Gen 2: What’s Different? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Iwi, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Rifles, TFBTV, James Reeves


IWI USA Releases Generation II of Galil ACE

IWI USA released today a new version of its popular Galil ACE, the GEN II. This latest configuration is reportedly born to bring to the successful model improvement based on collecting user feedback. Indeed it brings to the table a few new features that most users will definitely appreciate. Let’s see in a bit more detail. […] Read More … The post IWI USA Releases Generation II of Galil ACE appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Iwi, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Rifles, M-LOK, Galil Ace, 5.45x39mm, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, IWI USA


Bergara Small Batch No. 1 – The Sidekick

Last week we reported about the launch of Bergara Small Batch, a new series of limited-edition firearms built in this Spanish company’s US branch in Georgia with their barreled actions and various aftermarket parts and accessories. Shortly after the introduction of the Small Batch, Bergara North America has released the first firearm in this series […] Read More … The post Bergara Small Batch No. 1 – The Sidekick appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Georgia, Daily News, BSB, Pistols, Rifles, Sidekick, No. 1, Bolt Action, Bergara, Small Batch, Bergara North America


SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program

Much digital ink has been spilled over the last several years regarding the US Army’s NGSW (Next Generation Squad Weapons) Program. Most of the rifles/carbines and machine guns currently employed by America’s soldiers are not particularly modern, by any stretch. Today’s M4A1 has seen some notable updates and improvements, to be sure, but at its […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer CEO Discusses US Army NGSW Program appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, America, Companies, Military, Army, US Army, M4, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Rifles, M249 SAW, NGSW, MIL/LE, Next Generation Squad Weapons


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


Bergara Small Batch – Refined in Spain, Barreled in Georgia

Bergara Small Batch is a new series of custom firearms recently announced by Bergara North America. Comparing to small batch whiskey, the company describes the guns that will be included in this series as “Refined in Spain, Barreled in Georgia” which apparently means that these custom builds will be done by American gunsmiths in the Bergara North […] Read More … The post Bergara Small Batch – Refined in Spain, Barreled in Georgia appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Georgia, Spain, Companies, Limited Edition, Daily News, Custom Shop, Rifles, Bergara, Small Batch, Bergara North America


Grey Birch Solutions Foundation Modular 10/22 Chassis System

Ruger 10/22 rifles, pistols, and carbines are always fun to tinker with and one of the best ways to get the most customization out of a 10/22 build is to start with a good foundation. Grey Birch Solutions has launched their flagship product – the Foundation 10/22 modular chassis system that aims to give users the components […] Read More … The post Grey Birch Solutions Foundation Modular 10/22 Chassis System appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Stocks, Daily News, Ruger, Rifles, Rimfire, Ruger 10/22, Chassis System, Foundation Modular Chassis, Grey Birch Solutions, Grey Birch Solutions Foundation Modular


POTD: Heckler & Koch in U.S. Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition

Photo Of The Day – Established in 2014 this is TFB’s way to show carefully selected photographs on a daily basis. As a bonus, you get a short story and hopefully, you’ll learn something new. Today we’re looking at a Kriegsgewehr. Or is it a Sportsgewehr? It looks like a brand new rifle, straight out […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch in U.S. Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, TFB, Koch, Heckler & Koch, Photo of the Day, U.S. Marines, Rifles, Taran Tactical Innovations, M38 Designated Marksman Rifle, M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle


Commemorative Henry Rifles for Maricopa Sheriffs’ 150th Anniversary

The Henry brand has been synonymous with fine lever-action rifles since the days of the Wild West. As cartridges developed into a viable upgrade from older powder-and-ball ammunition during the middle of the 19th century, the need for quality firearms able to use these new rounds was obvious. Benjamin Tyler Henry patented his lever-action repeating […] Read More … The post Commemorative Henry Rifles for Maricopa Sheriffs’ 150th Anniversary appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Anniversary, Leo, Commemorative, Daily News, Henry, Maricopa County, Rifles, Lever Action, Henry Repeating Arms, Benjamin Tyler Henry, Henry rifles, 45 Colt, MIL/LE, Commemorative Henry Rifles for Maricopa Sheriffs


CMP Warns Against the Use of Certain .30-06 Ammunition

The Civilian Marksmanship Program offers vintage military rifles and pistols for sale from time to time for a purchase to the general public. In their latest site update, CMP warns against the use of certain types of .30-06 Springfield ammunition inside specific rifles that are at least 70 years or older. The warning is being […] Read More … The post CMP Warns Against the Use of Certain .30-06 Ammunition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Cmp, Springfield, Rifles, Ammunition, M1 Garand, M1903, Semi-Auto, M1903A3, Vintage Rifles


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


Sako Carbon Wolf Long Term Review

Sako Carbon Wolf Review At SHOT 2018, I was having a blast looking through the Tikka/Sako wares.  The most eye-catching of these to me was their new (at the time) Sako 85 Carbon Wolf sporting a striking adjustable RTM carbon fiber “soft touch” coated stock, as well as a fluted and threaded barrel. Upon lifting […] Read More … The post Sako Carbon Wolf Long Term Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Rtm, Sako, Rifles, 300 Win Mag, Bolt Action, Carbon Wolf, Carbonwolf, Sako 85, Sako Carbon Wolf Long Term Review, Sako Carbon Wolf, Tikka Sako


New Bergara Premier Competition Rifle – Perfect for PRS

According to Bergara, their new Premier Competition Rifle is their most accurate and highest-performing production class PRS style rifle that exists. All you need is to pair it with your optic, zero it and the rifle is competition-ready right out of the box. This rifle could be quite nice for the upcoming Precision Rifle World Championships 2022. […] Read More … The post New Bergara Premier Competition Rifle – Perfect for PRS appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Prs, Rifles, Precision Rifle Series, Bolt Action, Product Announcement, Bergara, Premier Competition Rifle


ELR Shooter Aaron Miesse Makes 3-Mile Shot with No Arms

Aaron Miesse, also known as “Chamberbrake” in the ELR (Extreme Long Range) world, is an impressive shooter. He can boast a number of serious shooting accomplishments, including some 2,780 yard impacts with a 375 CheyTac in competition, 10 for 10 in a 10″ circle with a .308 at 901 yards, and 8″-10″ groups at 540 […] Read More … The post ELR Shooter Aaron Miesse Makes 3-Mile Shot with No Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Rifles, Shooting Sports, Long Range, Cadex Defense, Bolt Action, Extreme Long Range, Precision Long Range, 416 Barrett, ELR, Aaron Miesse


The Baghdad (Simonov-Iraqi): Iraq’s First Mass-Produced Service Rifle?

The Baghdad is a little known about rifle that is still extremely rare to come across both in the United States and even in Iraq. There are definitely more questions than answers when it comes to what we actually know about the rifle: It appears to have been built using the same machines and tooling […] Read More … The post The Baghdad (Simonov-Iraqi): Iraq’s First Mass-Produced Service Rifle? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Iraq, History, United States, Baghdad, Rifles, TFBTV, 7.62x39mm, Semi-Auto


Ruger 10/22 Takedown Chassis by Crazy Ivan LLC

Karl VanKeuren, the founder of Crazy Ivan LLC, named his company after a dangerous maneuver from a Tom Clancy novel which is what he thought starting a company in his 50s is. He designs and manufactures a variety of firearm parts and accessories. One of the latest products designed by Karl is a Ruger 10/22 Takedown […] Read More … The post Ruger 10/22 Takedown Chassis by Crazy Ivan LLC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Chassis, Tom Clancy, Daily News, Karl, Ruger, Rifles, Rimfire, Semi-Auto, Ruger 10/22 Takedown, Crazy Ivan, Slick-Side, Takedown Lite, Takedown Slick-Side, Crazy Ivan LLC, Karl VanKeuren


Rimfire Tommy Gun Designed by TFB Reader Mike Johnson

A couple of weeks ago, we published an article telling about the release of the Standard Manufacturing G4S rimfire rifle. Despite its modern look, the design elements of this rifle indicate that it is likely based on the Standard Manufacturing 1922, a scaled-down semi-auto rimfire replica of the Thompson submachine gun. This started a discussion about […] Read More … The post Rimfire Tommy Gun Designed by TFB Reader Mike Johnson appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Thompson, Mike Johnson, Rifles, Rimfire, 22LR, Semi-Auto, Standard Manufacturing, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Johnson Semi-Automatic Carbine, rimfire Tommy gun, Standard Manufacturing G4S


Iron Sights For Ruger American Ranch Rifles From NoDak Spud

NoDak Spud has recently developed a set of aftermarket iron sights for the popular Ruger American Ranch rifles. For the most part, new production bolt action rifle manufacturers seem to have forsaken iron sights in favor of the expectancy that users will add an optic of their choosing. The Ruger American Ranch rifles are quite […] Read More … The post Iron Sights For Ruger American Ranch Rifles From NoDak Spud appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Rifles, Guns & Gear, Bolt Action, Iron Sights, Product Announcement, Nodak Spud, Ruger American Ranch


Austrian Voere M2 Police Edition Bolt-Action Rifle

One of the most significant new products in the recently published 2021 catalog of Austrian VOERE Präzisionstechnik GmbH is a dedicated LE iteration of their M2 bolt-action rifle called M2 Police Edition. This is a short action rifle available in .308 Winchester or 6.5mm Creedmoor calibers. Let’s see what features this rifle packs. The free-floated barrel […] Read More … The post Austrian Voere M2 Police Edition Bolt-Action Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Austria, Daily News, Creedmoor, Rifles, Bolt Action, Voere, M2 Police Edition


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 3D Printed Survival Gun Chassis For Keystone Crickett + Public 3D Files

Some of you may recall the survival gun build by Booligan I covered last June. Well, Booligan continued to improve it and ended up with a much more streamlined version of that survival pistol built with the very affordable Keystone Cricket as the base firearm. Booligan’s new chassis design is built to be as light […] Read More … The post Updated 3D Printed Survival Gun Chassis For Keystone Crickett + Public 3D Files appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, 3d Printing, Keystone, Daily News, Rifle, Pistols, Rifles, Rimfire, Pistol, 22LR, Survival Gun, Keystone Crickett, Booligan, Keystone Cricket


MPA Announced as 2021 Precision Rifle Series Official Chassis

The MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Facebook page has recently announced a continuance of a special partnership with The Precision Rifle Series. For the 2021 Season, the 5th year in a row, MPA has been announced as the official chassis for the Precision Rifle Series. This partnership solidifies the support MPA has for the Series as a […] Read More … The post MPA Announced as 2021 Precision Rifle Series Official Chassis appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Mpa, Daily News, Prs, Rifles, MasterPiece Arms, Precision Rifle Series


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


SILENCER SATURDAY #173: The LEGAL Oil Filter Suppressor

Good afternoon friends and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 suppressor. Last week got to spend some time with the impressive CGS Hydra rimfire suppressors. This week we get our hands dirty with the manufacturing of a legal oil filter […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #173: The LEGAL Oil Filter Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Form 1, TFB, NFA, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Rimfire, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Saturday, CGS Hydra, Oil Filter Suppressor


POTD: FAMAS in the 126e Régiment d’Infanterie

Bonjour et bienvenue, or welcome to our place! This is the Photo Of The Day by The Firearm Blog, a daily article series running since 2014. To our knowledge, this is the most well-known place on the Internet for photos of firearms. Today we have various photos of the French FAMAS, which is going to be […] Read More … The post POTD: FAMAS in the 126e Régiment d’Infanterie appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Defense, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Bullpup, FAMAS, 126e Régiment d'Infanterie, Infanterie



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