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Featured Deals of the Week – 7/10/20

Hello boys and girls, it’s your favorite TFB writer (hah) once again doing my level best to bring you what constitutes a decent deal in these trying times. Guys, I hate to say it but I don’t think prices are going back down to pre-COVID until November. So buckle up, this ride is gonna stay […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 7/10/20 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Cat, Magazines, Shotgun, Shotguns, Editorial, Pump, Tan, SKS, Rifles, Guns & Gear, Surplus, Type 56, Semi-Auto, Milsurp, 590


US Army Armaments Center Patents New M4 Heavy Barrel

“The M4A1 Carbine is a lightweight, 5.56 millimeter, magazine fed, gas operated, air cooled, shoulder fired weapon.” For many years, US Army Infantrymen have had this phrase, or a slight variation of it, drilled into their heads until they could recite it perfectly. The above version was the one I learned verbatim during my time […] Read More … The post US Army Armaments Center Patents New M4 Heavy Barrel appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Army, Press Releases, US Army, Patent, M4, Daily News, Rifles, Picatinny Arsenal, M4a1, Semi-Auto, Barrel, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, Heavy barrel


Belgian Steel on the Nile: FN49 (SAFN) Rifle in Egyptian Service

The Egyptian contract FN49 rifles are a fascinating example of the geopolitics of Egypt became entrenched in the Warsaw Pact side of the Cold War. Adopted in the same era that Nasser was seizing power from the Egyptian royalty, the Egyptian contract numbered approximately 37,000 rifles purchased from FN Herstal in several different orders directly […] Read More … The post Belgian Steel on the Nile: FN49 (SAFN) Rifle in Egyptian Service appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Egypt, Nasser, FN Herstal, Rifles, TFBTV, FN49, SAFN, Semi-Auto


POTD: NEW Tikka TACT A1 Concept & New Steiner M7Xi 2.9-20×50 MSR2

TFB’s Photo Of The Day is a bit different today. We happen to have not one but two world exclusives captured in one picture. First off we have a concept Tikka TACT A1, with a heavy stainless steel 24” barrel in 6.5 Creedmoor. The Stainless barrel looks magnificent and I almost forget that I tend […] Read More … The post POTD: NEW Tikka TACT A1 Concept & New Steiner M7Xi 2.9-20×50 MSR2 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Steiner, Creedmoor, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Spuhr, Bolt Action, FinnAccuracy, MSR2 reticle, Tikka TACT A1, New Steiner M7Xi


Howa Adds Kratos Camo Full-Dip Rifle to Product Line

Not so long ago, the vast majority of hunting rifles were only available with traditional wood furniture or they were of the all-black tactical variety. If you wanted something different in the aesthetic department, you would likely have to break out some rattle-can spray paint in a selection of browns and greens or find something […] Read More … The post Howa Adds Kratos Camo Full-Dip Rifle to Product Line appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Press Releases, Daily News, Hogue, Camo, HOWA, Rifles, Kratos, Bolt Action, Product Announcement, Full Dip, Howa Adds Kratos Camo Full


POTD: Accuracy International Arctic Warfare

As the Swedish Army is out looking for a new Multi-Caliber Sniper Rifle System for 2020 we’re going to take a look back in history and the Accuracy International L96A1. Things seem to have been so much easier then. Our Photo Of The Day is one of eight first AI AW (Arctic Warfare) rifles that were ever […] Read More … The post POTD: Accuracy International Arctic Warfare appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Bolt Action, Swedish Army, Accuracy International, Arctic Warfare, AI AW


RA-15 – New AR-Style Rifle Designed in Russia

Many think of Russia as a land of Kalashnikov and the US as a realm of AR-15, but the reality is always more complicated. Many US companies produce different variants of an AK platform and several Russian companies manufacture AR-style rifles. Until recently, those Russian ARs were pretty typical run-off-the-mill builds, but recently one of […] Read More … The post RA-15 – New AR-Style Rifle Designed in Russia appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, US, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, AR15, AR Patterned, RA-15


POTD: French Snipers with the PGM Precision Hecate II

In today’s Photo Of The Day, we take a look at the elite snipers from the French 126e Régiment d’Infanterie. These snipers are training on the Larzac plateau shooting .50 BMGs through the heavy sniper rifle of the French Army. The rifle is called Hecate II, a name that comes from Greek mythology. It is produced […] Read More … The post POTD: French Snipers with the PGM Precision Hecate II appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, French Army, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Bolt Action, HK416F, PGM Hécate II, Scrome, Larzac


CZ-USA Releases Bren 2 922r Compliance Conversion Kits

Two weeks ago, CZ issued a soft release of their U.S.-made conversion kits for the Bren 2. The kits are made for Bren owners that wish to update the furniture to have the look and functionality of the Czech-made version. For those unaware, U.S. law, (18 U.S. Code § 922) commonly referred to as “922r” requires […] Read More … The post CZ-USA Releases Bren 2 922r Compliance Conversion Kits appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, SBR, Bren, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, CZ, CZ-USA, 5.56x45, 7.62x39, Bren 2, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, CZ USA Releases Bren, USA Releases Bren


My First ATF EForm 1: Easier And Faster Than I Expected

I finally did it.  After years of hem-hawing and debating the ATF EForm 1 process, I am now officially an owner of a National Firearms Act (NFA) Stamp.  I didn’t get struck by lightning and all my animals are still alive.  Not only that, but it was much easier than I ever thought it could […] Read More … The post My First ATF EForm 1: Easier And Faster Than I Expected appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, SBS, Shotguns, Editorial, ATF, SBR, NFA, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Eform 1


Pork Chop Anyone? MasterPiece Arms New Purpose Built Varmint Gun

MasterPiece Arms (MPA) has been in the business of making great bolt action rifles and chassis systems for years. They’ve just announced their latest addition to their line of chassis rifles – the Pork Chop rifle. This is a purpose-designed rifle for varmint hunters, ranchers, and those who need a rifle for herd management purposes. […] Read More … The post Pork Chop Anyone? MasterPiece Arms New Purpose Built Varmint Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mpa, Daily News, Rifles, MasterPiece Arms, Bolt Action, Pork Chop, Varmint Rifle, Chassis Rifle


FN SCAR-H and a Whole Lot More for Indian Special Forces

With India’s armed forces still awaiting a new service rifle, it seems that Indian Special Forces are forging on ahead. Indian media outlets have reported that India’s Para (Special Forces) unit have selected the 7.62x51mm FN SCAR-H along with a number of other weapons. The selection has reportedly been approved by the Indian Ministry of […] Read More … The post FN SCAR-H and a Whole Lot More for Indian Special Forces appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, India, Defense, Law Enforcement, Daily News, Special Forces, Rifles, Sof, Night Vision, Machine Guns, Paramilitary, MIL/LE, Indian Border Forces, Indian Police Forces, Indian Special Forces


MDT Announces New Inlet Options for XRS Chassis

Precision rifle shooters, this one is for you. British Columbia-based Modular Driven Technologies, or MDT for short, has grown into a popular brand since its founding in 2009. Their long-gun chassis systems and other sniper rifle components are loved by many users of Remington actions, Savage, Howa, and more. One of their hit products, covered […] Read More … The post MDT Announces New Inlet Options for XRS Chassis appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Precision, Chassis, Columbia, Daily News, Rifles, MDT, Bolt Action, Product Announcement, Modular Driven Technologies, XRS, Firearms Customization


Weatherby Vanguard MeatEater Special Edition Rifle

Weatherby has teamed up with MeatEater outdoor company to release a new iteration of their Vanguard bolt action rifle. The company describes the new Vanguard MeatEater rifle as a “culmination of in-field experience, trends, and Meat Eater’s personal touches rolled into a collaboration between two top brands in the outdoor industry“. Let’s see what features these […] Read More … The post Weatherby Vanguard MeatEater Special Edition Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Special Edition, Daily News, Vanguard, Weatherby Vanguard, Weatherby, Rifles, MeatEater, Bolt Action


Ban State MP5 – The Compliant PTR-9R

Did you know that an M.A./N.J. compliant PTR-9R is identical to a non-compliant 9R? Except that it ships with 10-round magazines. I didn’t, at least not until PTR sent me one to review. Opening the box on this beauty has probably made it into the top 5 of my favorite moments working for TFB. There’s […] Read More … The post Ban State MP5 – The Compliant PTR-9R appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Review, PTR, Rifles, Mp5, Semi-Auto, Roller Lock, Ban State, 9R, PTR-9R, Roller-delay


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


Savage Adds 300 PRC Options to 110 Series Rifles

In the 1890s, Arthur William Savage obtained patents for a repeating rifle and hammerless striker-fired mechanism, and then he founded Savage Arms in Utica, New York. More than a century later, today the company that still bears his name produces a host of rifles and shotguns for a variety of uses. They have recently announced […] Read More … The post Savage Adds 300 PRC Options to 110 Series Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Press Releases, Savage, Daily News, PRC, Savage Arms, Rifles, Bolt Action, Product Announcement, 110 Series, 300 PRC, Arthur William Savage, Utica New York More


SILENCER SATURDAY #131: Dead Air NOMAD-TI Review

Good morning everyone and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new R9 suppressor. Last week we finished up the last of the integrally suppressed firearms from Innovative Arms – the IA-SC9-K Scorpion K. This week we head back to […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #131: Dead Air NOMAD-TI Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, TFB, Ar-15, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer, Dead Air, Semi-Auto, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Nomad-Ti, Dead Air NOMAD TI Review


Jard’s Side Charge AR-15 Upper Receivers And Bolt Carriers

This Side Charge AR-15 Upper Receiver and Bolt Carriers aren’t exactly a new offering from Jard, although we haven’t yet covered it here at TFB. Jard’s Side Charge upper receiver and bolt carrier are designed to be able to disassemble without the use of tools by way of a slot that allows the side charging […] Read More … The post Jard’s Side Charge AR-15 Upper Receivers And Bolt Carriers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Hunting, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, JARD, JARD INC, AR Patterned, Side Charge Upper, Bolt Carriers, TFB Jard


Stay At Home With Purdey – Educational Video Series

Last week we saw the peculiar experience of John Rigby & Co. during the British lockdown, now we have a look at another great firm from London: James Purdey & Sons. Here we’re invited to stay safe at home (yeah, we may have heard it already…) and we are offered the chance to pass the […] Read More … The post Stay At Home With Purdey – Educational Video Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: London, Instagram, Guns, Companies, Shotguns, Educational, Daily News, Rifles, John Rigby, Gunsmithing, Purdey, Bolt Action, James Purdey Sons, Barrel Making, James Purdey Sons Here


Ultralight Silence – The New Dead Air NOMAD-TI

Dead Air Armament has just announced the release of the NOMAD-TI – a sub-10 ounce .30 caliber rifle suppressor built on the successes of the prior NOMAD and NOMAD-L releases. Fans of our Silencer Saturday series will remember the NOMAD as being one of my all-time favorite 300BLK suppressors. Besides being adaptable to a variety […] Read More … The post Ultralight Silence – The New Dead Air NOMAD-TI appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nomad, Daily News, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, Dead Air Armament, Silencer, Product Announcement, Silencer Saturday, Nomad-L, Nomad-Ti


Adams Arms Announces Rifles from VooDoo Innovations

Brooksville, Florida-based Adams Arms has announced that VooDoo Innovations has moved into the AR-15 market with the launch of two new rifles, the Witch Doctor and the Dark Moon, both chambered in 5.56×45 and priced under $800. Here’s what Adams Arms had to say: Adams Arms announces the launch of VooDoo Innovations. VooDoo Innovations, known […] Read More … The post Adams Arms Announces Rifles from VooDoo Innovations appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, Adams Arms, Voodoo Innovations, Product Announcement, Brooksville Florida, AR Patterned, Dark Moon, Witch Doctor


SIG SAUER Introduces M400 TREAD COIL Rifle

SIG Sauer has just announced the M400 TREAD COIL, a new and enhanced version of their popular ready-out-of-the-box TREAD series of rifles. SIG Sauer describes the new rifle as “a new standard of performance and value in the AR market”. The new TREAD COIL comes with a ROMEO5 TREAD red dot optic, a Matchlite Duo trigger, and a […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER Introduces M400 TREAD COIL Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Ar-15, Rifles, Product Announcement, AR Patterned, Sig Tread, SIG Sauer TREAD COIL, SIG Saurer


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Freedom Pigeon or Dumpster Chicken?

Welcome everyone to the 55th 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 […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Freedom Pigeon or Dumpster Chicken? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, Cerakote, 223 Wylde, AR Patterned, AR-15 build, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


POTD: US Troops Get to Grips with British Bullpups

Today’s Photo of the Day sees US troops stationed in Poland get to grips with some British small arms. Men from two cavalry regiments – one British, one American, took part in a familiarisation exercise at Bemowo Piskie, in Poland, on 30th April 2020. The two units are part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence that consists […] Read More … The post POTD: US Troops Get to Grips with British Bullpups appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, US, Nato, British Army, Poland, US Army, Potd, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Bullpup, Sa80, Bolt Action, L85A2, MIL/LE, f NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence


Hera Arms VRB Pump Action Rifle

German firearms and accessories manufacturer Hera Arms has released a pump-action rifle chambered in .223 Remington. The new rifle is called VRB which stands for Vorderschaftrepetierbüchse and literally means pump-action rifle. Let’s take a look at the design and features of the new Hera Arms VRB rifle. What immediately jumps out when you first look at this […] Read More … The post Hera Arms VRB Pump Action Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Daily News, Hera, Rifles, Pump-action, VRB, 223 Remington, HERA Arms, Spring Assisted, Low Ready Media


Polish Special Forces Seek Carbines

Poland’s Jednostka Wojskowa Formoza and Jednostka Wojskowa GROM, both key elements of the Polish Special Forces, are seeking to procure new carbines. JW Formoza are seeking a new modular carbine while JW GROM are seeking an unspecified number of Heckler & Koch HK416 carbines. A tender notice was published by Poland’s state treasury on behalf of JW Formoza on […] Read More … The post Polish Special Forces Seek Carbines appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Defense, Poland, Daily News, Heckler Koch, Special Forces, Carbine, Rifles, Sof, Grom, Hk416, Polish Special Forces, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, Formoza


POTD: 15th MEU Marines Conduct Stand Off Munitions Disruption Training

Today’s Photo of the Day takes us to US Marine Corps Camp Pendelton, with a series of photos taken during a standoff munitions disruption (SMUD) training exercise. Marines of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit tackled a number of munitions using M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper Systems. In the first photograph above, Sgt. Michael Roberts, a reconnaissance assistant team […] Read More … The post POTD: 15th MEU Marines Conduct Stand Off Munitions Disruption Training appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Defense, SMUD, Potd, Usmc, Michael Roberts, Photo of the Day, Rifles, M110, MIL/LE, 15th MEU, US Marine Corps Camp Pendelton


SILENCER SATURDAY #130: Innovative Arms Integrally Suppressed Scorpion K

Happy Saturday everyone and welcome back to TFB’s weekly discussion of silencers and accessories designed to make suppressed weapons perform to their fullest potential. Last week we talked about the current state of the National Firearms Act – a series of laws and regulations initially designed to essentially ban silencers from common use that now […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #130: Innovative Arms Integrally Suppressed Scorpion K appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Editorial, TFB, 9mm, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Innovative Arms, Semi-Auto, Subsonic, CZ Scorpion, Silencer Saturday, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines



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