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Build Your Own Glock Part 2, The Glockinator

Welcome to part 2 in our Glock building adventure. Up to now, all we have done is removing material from our 80 percent receiver. The jig should have made this rather easy. Did you take your time? If you did, you should be happy with the result! Thank you all who are following, your interest […] Read More … The post Build Your Own Glock Part 2, The Glockinator appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Editorial, Pistols, Semi-Auto, 80% Receiver, Build It Yourself, Custom Glock, Glock 19


Featured Deals of the Week – 5/17/19

Welcome back to another Featured Deals of The Week. I’m your host Benjamin, and as always please leave a comment if you want to see more or less of any certain type of deals. Sig P365 9mm – $450 With Quote What the deal is: Yes, it’s the SIG P365. And I’m sure that someone […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 5/17/19 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Ammunition, AR-15, Concealed Carry, Editorial, Gun Deals, Optics, Pistols, Reflex/Red Dot, Semi-Auto, 5.56 Ammo, AR kit, Deals, Optic, P365, Steel-cased, StrikeFire


TFBTV: Detailed Review of the Bond Arms Bullpup 9 Pistol

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves looks at the incredibly tiny Bond Arms Bullpup 9, the successor to the Boberg XR9. This is a unique, boutique pistol that costs $1,099 MSRP, so you better do your homework before you decide to drop that kind of coin on a gun. Is this little fella worth […] Read More … The post TFBTV: Detailed Review of the Bond Arms Bullpup 9 Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Pistols, TFBTV, Boberg, Bond Arms, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, Bullpup 9


TFB Review: CZ 75 SP-01 PHANTOM, Polymer Framed Variant

Sp-01 Phantom, AN APTLY NAMED PISTOL The CZ SP-01 Phantom is a variant of the famed CZ 75 in the SP-01 line. However, the Phantom differs from the rest of the SP-01’s in that it is 14.5 ounces lighter than its steel framed predecessor. The Phantom weighs in at 26.2 ounces unloaded (according to my […] Read More … The post TFB Review: CZ 75 SP-01 PHANTOM, Polymer Framed Variant appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Hornady, 9mm, Pistols, CZ, Polymer, 9x19mm, Semi-Auto, CZ 75, SP-01 Phantom


The Marines Go Compact – USMC Begin Issuing MHS M18

The US Marine Corps has confirmed to TFB that the Corps will be procuring only the M18 compact variant of the Modular Handgun System. Back in March 2018, the USMC confirmed that they would be procuring the SIG Sauer Modular Handgun System and while it was stated that 35,000 MHS pistols would be purchased they […] Read More … The post The Marines Go Compact – USMC Begin Issuing MHS M18 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Mhs, Daily News, Usmc, US Marine Corps, Corps, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Modular Handgun System, Semi-Auto, M17, M18


Another Chapter of AUTOMAG Pistol Revival Story

As I said in one of our previous articles dedicated to the new AutoMag pistol, I really like the way Auto Mag Ltd. Corp. keeps us posted about the development of their ambitious project of reviving the pistol. They tell us the full story including the failures and issues they had during this journey of […] Read More … The post Another Chapter of AUTOMAG Pistol Revival Story appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Editorial, Pistols, Automag, Semi-Auto, Auto Mag, Auto Mag Ltd Corp, 44 Automag


Hessian Police Select HK416

Back in April 2018, we reported that Germany’s Hesse state police were in search for a new 5.56x45mm rifle. German defence blog Strategie-Technik reports that Hessian state police have selected a variant of the Heckler & Koch HK416. Hessian Police were in search for a mid-range weapon that “serves as a compact shoulder-mounted weapon system for medium […] Read More … The post Hessian Police Select HK416 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Law Enforcement, Daily News, Hesse, Rifles, Heckler & Koch, Hk416, Semi-Auto, AR Patterned, Strategie Technik, MIL/LE, Hessian Police


Top 5 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction

Several weeks ago we took a look at the five most interesting, rare and unusual firearms consigned to the May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction. As always, RIA’s premiere auction was full of one of a kind lots. The auction ended past Sunday and the company has published the list of prices realized. As […] Read More … The post Top 5 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Tank, Editorial, RIA, Pistols, Georg Luger, Semi-Auto, Hiram Maxim, Baby Paterson, Colt Millikin, Luger Carbine, M47


Kimber Expands Their EVO SP Family to Include EVO SP Stainless Raptor

Kimber have introduced a new entry to the EVO SP family, their line of high-end compact carry 9mm pistols. The Stainless EVO SP Raptor is part of Kimber’s Raptor line of pistols which also includes 1911s. It has top strap serrations and scaled Millenium Wood grips. Here’s what Kimber have to say about the Raptor: […] Read More … The post Kimber Expands Their EVO SP Family to Include EVO SP Stainless Raptor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, CCW, Press Releases, Kimber, Pistols, Pistol, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Compact Pistol, EVO SP RAPTOR, Subcompact Carry Pistols


Ruger Commemorates 70th Anniversary with Limited Edition Mark IV

Generations have grown up with Bill Ruger’s iconic .22 calibre pistol. Hundreds of thousands have learnt to shoot and spent countless hours plinking with the Ruger Standard. The Standard was the pistol Ruger was launched on and 70 years later the company have announced a commemorative 70th-anniversary edition of the Standard MkIV. The limited edition […] Read More … The post Ruger Commemorates 70th Anniversary with Limited Edition Mark IV appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, 22, Press Releases, Ruger, Standard, Ruger Standard, Pistols, Bill Ruger, Semi-Auto, Ruger MKIV, Ruger 70th Anniversary


TFB Review: Remington 1911 R1 Double Stack Threaded

Double the lead, half the noise I’m no stranger to double stack 1911’s, as I used to carry a Para Warthog over a decade ago, and I’ve shot many competition configured STI’s.  That Para Warthog went by the wayside years ago after I discovered improperly heat-treated parts (via them breaking while at the range). Remington […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Remington 1911 R1 Double Stack Threaded appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Remington, R1, Pistols, Semi-Auto, 1911 R1 Tactical Double Stack Threaded, Double Stack .45, Double stack 1911


My First Handgun – My Thoughts Then Vs Now

In 2003, I was a young shooter and really my only other experience with a handgun was with a 2nd generation Glock 17. Prior to owning my first gun, I spent a lot of time on Glocks and a Smith and Wesson 686 I loved. I researched for a couple months and still couldn’t figure […] Read More … The post My First Handgun – My Thoughts Then Vs Now appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Smith, Editorial, Handgun, Concealed Carry, Pistols, HK USP, Heckler and Koch, Concealment, Semi-Auto, First Gun


Big Bore Handguns – Why It’s the Best and Worst to Own!

Usually, in the shooting community, there are two types of people. The first are the people who love big bore handguns either for hunting or just a range gun. The second are the people who see zero purposes to big bore handguns. Big bore handguns can be intimidating but once people shoot them, they usually […] Read More … The post Big Bore Handguns – Why It’s the Best and Worst to Own! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Handguns, Editorial, Pistols, Revolvers, Big Bore, Large Caliber, Semi-Auto, Hunting Handguns, Range Shooting


Reader’s Choice: BEST Compact Striker Fired Pistol – VOTE NOW

With summer approaching that brings us warmer weather and new options to carry firearms! We might be rockin’ cargo shorts versus parkas, and we may be looking for smaller guns to be rockin’ as well. So as we begin May we have made it into our 7th edition of the Reader’s Choice Awards! For the month of […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice: BEST Compact Striker Fired Pistol – VOTE NOW appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Beretta, Editorial, Ruger, Walther, Glock, Springfield Armory, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Smith & Wesson, Heckler & Koch, Semi-Auto, Reader's Choice, BEST Compact Striker Fired


[NRA 2019] Beretta 1301 Competition Pro Shotgun

In this episode of TFBTV’s #NRAAM2019 coverage, James meets with Beretta reps to talk about the new additions to Beretta’s tactical/practical competition shooting guns. This clip looks at Beretta’s new gas-operated semi-auto shotgun built specifically for competition, the Beretta 1301 Competition Pro shotgun. This high-speed low-drag scattergun has a LOT of features geared towards competition […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Beretta 1301 Competition Pro Shotgun appeared first on The Firearm ...
Tags: Guns, Shotgun, Shotguns, Beretta, James, TFBTV, NRAAM, Semi-Auto, NRA 2019, 1301 Competition Pro


BATTLE OF THE BULLS: Dan Wesson ECP Vs Wilson Combat ULC

How did we arrive at a Dan Wesson ECP Vs Wilson Combat ULC showdown? After years of carrying and practicing with a Glock 19, and a couple of other compact polymer double-stack 9mm pistols, I found I wasn’t really getting to where I wanted to be with my CCW pistol training. Specifically, I felt my […] Read More … The post BATTLE OF THE BULLS: Dan Wesson ECP Vs Wilson Combat ULC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Bull Barrel, Wilson Combat, 1911, Pistols, Dan Wesson, ECP, Semi-Auto, ULC, ECP Vs Wilson Combat ULC, Dan Wesson ECP Vs Wilson Combat ULC


Steel VS Polymer AR Magazines. What’s More Reliable?

With the market flooded in AR magazines, there’s been the age-old rivalry between metal magazines and polymer magazines. Often there are debates between people on which style magazine they prefer and give a number of reasons. There are also companies who make hybrid magazines which use both metal and polymer features. So what do you […] Read More … The post Steel VS Polymer AR Magazines. What’s More Reliable? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazine, Daily News, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, AR15, Semi-Auto, 30 Round Magazine


IWI – An AR-15 Challenger?

Now don’t get me wrong. The AR-15 is an amazing platform and I own several. I love how ergonomic and modular the rifles are along with the availability of parts in the market. I have been trying to get away from the AR-15 control system and look at new options because it’s never bad to […] Read More … The post IWI – An AR-15 Challenger? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Iwi, Tavor, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, AR15, Bullpup, Galil, X95, Semi-Auto


[NRA 2019] Naroh N1 Slim Single Stack 9mm Pistol

In this episode of TFBTV’s #NRAAM2019 coverage, James visits Naroh Arms for the ‘skinny’ (LOL pun) on Naroh’s new Naroh N1 single stack 9mm pistol. Naroh has already been in the gun business, manufacturing AR-15 parts and accessories, but they’ve decided to try their hand at manufacturing pistols, now, and they are starting with the […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Naroh N1 Slim Single Stack 9mm Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, James, 9mm, Pistols, TFBTV, NRAAM, Semi-Auto, Subcompact, Naroh, NRA 2019, Naroh N1


[NRA 2019] New Nighthawk Firehawk 1911 and Optics Mounting System for 1911s

In this episode of TFBTV’s #NRAAM2019 coverage, James meets with representatives from boutique uber-manufacturer, Nighthawk, to looks at the newest member of the Nighthawk 1911 lineup – the Nighthawk Firehawk 1911. James and Nighthawk also look at Nighthawk’s new means of attaching a red dot optic to the slides of Nighthawk’s 1911 modelss. ««« PATREON […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] New Nighthawk Firehawk 1911 and Optics Mounting System for 1911s appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Ios, Guns, James, 1911, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, Nighthawk, Firehawk, Interchangeable Optic System, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] The NEW Beretta APX Carry Pistol!

In this episode of TFBTV’s #NRAAM2019 coverage, James meets with Beretta to look at the new-for-NRAAM Beretta APX Carry. This tiny pistol packs 6 rounds of 9mm in a smaller version of the familiar and reliable Beretta APX pistol. This gun is geared towards CCW/EDC/concealed carry, and will be priced very fairly. ««« PATREON GIVEAWAYS […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] The NEW Beretta APX Carry Pistol! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Beretta, James, 9mm, Pistols, TFBTV, NRAAM, Beretta APX, Semi-Auto, APX Carry, NRA 2019, NRAAM Beretta APX


[NRA 2019] NEW Beretta 92X Performance Pistol

In this episode of TFBTV’s #NRAAM2019 coverage, James meets with Beretta reps to talk about the new additions to Beretta’s tactical/practical competition shooting guns. This episode looks at the Beretta 92X competition, which was built from the ground up to be a competition/tactical pistol. It comes standard with a lot of match quality features, however, most […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] NEW Beretta 92X Performance Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Competition, Beretta, James, Nra, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, 92X Performance, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] THE SIG P210’s GLORIOUS RESURRECTION!

In this episode of TFBTV’s #NRAAM2019 coverage, James gets his hands on the glorious resurrection of the SIG Sauer P210 pistol. The P210 is a Swiss legend, renowned for its accuracy and top-shelf trigger. And although SIG is bringing back the P210, this model isn’t a carbon copy: It includes a number of meaningful and […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] THE SIG P210’s GLORIOUS RESURRECTION! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, James, Sig Sauer, Sig, Pistols, TFBTV, NRAAM, Semi-Auto, NRA 2019, P210


[NRA 2019] B&T APC-9K Submachinegun (Yes, it Takes Glock Mags)

In this episode of TFBTV’s NRAAM 2019 coverage, James Reeves visits B&T to check out their new B&T APC-9K submachinegun/SMG/PCC, which recently won a contract with the U.S. Army. The APC-9K is a PDW-sized 9mm submachinegun that accepts B&T’s proprietary mags and packs a punch in a very small, easy to use package – BUT […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] B&T APC-9K Submachinegun (Yes, it Takes Glock Mags) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, U S Army, APC, Rifles, TFBTV, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, NRA 2019, SMG PCC


[NRA 2019] COMPACT GOODNESS – Naroh Arms Releases N1 Pistol

Naroh Arms has reported that they will be releasing their first handgun, the Naroh N1, at NRAAM 2019. Until now the company has specialized in providing high-quality machined OEM components. With this release, they are broadening their base. The N1 is a subcompact 7+1 9mm Luger handgun, designed for concealed carry. While Naroh has not […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] COMPACT GOODNESS – Naroh Arms Releases N1 Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nra, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Naroh Arms, Naroh, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] A $400 Full Conceal Folding Glock?

In this episode of TFBTV at NRAAM 2019, James looks at Full Conceal’s new in-house aluminum folding Glock frame which will retail at just $400 for a COMPLETE frame. ««« PATREON GIVEAWAYS »»» Go to http://tfbtv.gun.team for details on our monthly gun giveaway. TFBTV is giving away one gun a month to a randomly selected […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] A $400 Full Conceal Folding Glock? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, James, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P 380 Shield EZ M2.0

Smith & Wesson has announced a pretty dressed-up version of one of their most popular models by producing the Performance Center M&P 380 Shield EZ M2.0. There are 3 NEW versions of the M&P 380 Shield EZ M2.0 with Gold, Silver, and Black coated barrels. When many shooters upgrade or “pimp out” some of their […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P 380 Shield EZ M2.0 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shows, Nra, Smith & Wesson, Performance Center, Semi-Auto, NRA 2019, EZ M2.0, M&P 380 Shield


The Quest For The Low Bore Axis

First of all, apologies to all readers for reminding them of the existence of the worst movie ever made. The photo, however, serves the purpose of introducing the topic of low bore axis pistols. This is a feature which has recently been a target of plenty of hype and has influenced the design of several […] Read More … The post The Quest For The Low Bore Axis appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Muzzle Control, Semi-Auto, Recoil, Bore Axis, Laugo Arms ALIEN, Arsenal Strike One


NEW Wilson Combat 5″ EDC X9L Pistol

Wilson Combat has released the longer, 5″ barrelled version of their EDC X9 pistol. The new handgun is called EDC X9L. Just like its shorter barreled sibling, the EDC X9L is also chambered in 9x19mm and feeds from the same double stack 15-round magazines. The below-embedded animated image shows the differences between these two pistols. The frame […] Read More … The post NEW Wilson Combat 5″ EDC X9L Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Edc, Wilson, Daily News, Wilson Combat, 1911, 9mm, Pistols, Semi-Auto, EDC X9L


Limited Edition JEFF COOPER Commemorative 1911 Pistols by Ed Brown

Ed Brown has released limited edition custom 1911 pistols in the memory of legendary Colonel Jeff Cooper. These pistols are designed in collaboration with the family and close friends of late Colonel. The pistols combine all the features that Jeff Cooper would consider must-have for a defensive 1911. Here is the description of this pistol […] Read More … The post Limited Edition JEFF COOPER Commemorative 1911 Pistols by Ed Brown appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Commemorative, Daily News, Jeff Cooper, Ed Brown, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto



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