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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


That's just my flavor of weird...

I'm pretty jaded about gun stuff these days, but this has managed to bend the needle on my novelty meter.There's a detailed writeup over at TFB explaining the construction of the gizmo, if you prefer text to video.Of course that gets me to wondering how hard the mechanism would be to translate to one of the semiauto Ruger 44 carbines... . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Tam, TFB, Ruger, Boomsticks, Neat-o, Teh Intarw3bz, Vidjo


POTD: Polish 15 Giżycko Mechanized Brigade with FB Mini-Beryl

POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, is TFB’s recurring articles where we go to great length trying to find the best pictures and stories out there. Today we found them in Poland, from the 15 Giżycka Brygada Zmechanizowana. We’re looking at the life of soldiering and the operation of a reconnaissance company in the Polish […] Read More … The post POTD: Polish 15 Giżycko Mechanized Brigade with FB Mini-Beryl appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Poland, TFB, Photo of the Day, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, FB Beryl, Mini Beryl, Giżycko Mechanized Brigade, FB Mini Beryl, Giżycka Brygada Zmechanizowana


SILENCER SATURDAY #132: Suppressed Pen Gun – Two Stamp Quill

Good afternoon dear readers and Happy Independence Day for all our fellow Americans. Welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturer’s of the eagerly anticipated YHM R9 suppressor. Last week we debuted the Dead Air Nomad-TI, an excellent edition to their 30 caliber […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #132: Suppressed Pen Gun – Two Stamp Quill appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, TFB, Quill, AOW, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Rimfire, Yankee Hill Machine, Form 4, Pen Gun, Silencer Saturday, Subsonic Ammunition, Cotton Branch Custom


12 Shots – 12 Gauge – 0.72 Seconds – New Record of Raniero Testa

TFB readers may remember when Raniero Testa managed to hit 13 clay targets in 1.6 seconds in 2017. In the meantime, the Winchester sponsored pro-shooter was able to best himself, hitting 14 hand-thrown clay targets before they reached the ground. Not one who sits on his laurels, now with the “stage name”  RT14, he recently participated […] Read More … The post 12 Shots – 12 Gauge – 0.72 Seconds – New Record of Raniero Testa appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, World Record, Shotguns, Winchester, Daily News, TFB, Shooting Sports, Semi-Auto, Raniero Testa, Fabarm


POTD: FIM-92 Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System

Welcome to TFB’s Photo Of The Day series. Every day we show you a selection of pictures and today the location is Jurmalciems in Latvia. We have soldiers assigned to the 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment firing the FIM-92 Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System. The Stinger is an infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM), and each missile […] Read More … The post POTD: FIM-92 Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Latvia, TFB, Air Defense, Photo of the Day, Manpads, Missile Launcher, MIL/LE, Man-portable, FIM-92 Stinger, 5th Battalion 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment


TFB Round Table: We CRAVED More so Along Came the 6.5 Creedmoor

Welcome back to another edition of the TFB Round Table sponsored by Ammunition To Go! For those who are first joining us, this is a multi-part series where TFB discusses the characteristics of great ammunition for specific applications. This could vary from big game hunting, plinking, precision rifle matches, small game hunting, or even pistol competitions. Chances are there is someone here at TFB who can offer you […] Read More … The post TFB Round Table: We CRAVED More so Along Came the 6.5 C...
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Creedmoor, Ammunition, 6.5 Creedmore, TFB Round Table, 6.5 CM


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


TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #12: Jack Carr – NYT Bestselling Author, USN SEAL

Welcome back to the latest episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast. This week we sit down with Jack Carr, the New York Times Bestselling author of The Terminal List, True Believer and Savage Son, all of which are published by Simon and Schuster. Jack served in the U.S. Navy as a SEAL, as a […] Read More … The post TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #12: Jack Carr – NYT Bestselling Author, USN SEAL appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Simon, TFB, U S Navy, New York Times Bestselling, Jack Carr, Schuster Jack


TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #12: Jack Carr – NYT Bestselling Author, USN SEAL

Welcome back to the latest episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast. This week we sit down with Jack Carr, the New York Times Bestselling author of The Terminal List, True Believer and Savage Son, all of which are published by Simon and Schuster. Jack served in the U.S. Navy as a SEAL, as a […] Read More … The post TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #12: Jack Carr – NYT Bestselling Author, USN SEAL appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Simon, TFB, U S Navy, New York Times Bestselling, Jack Carr, Schuster Jack


Smith & Wesson Reports 4Q and FY2020 Financials

Earlier this month, TFB reported that American Outdoor Brands was preparing to spin-off from Smith & Wesson. That recent news makes Smith & Wesson‘s financials even more interesting than usual, and they have announced that current reports are in with a June 18th press release. Due to the volume of information, only a portion will […] Read More … The post Smith & Wesson Reports 4Q and FY2020 Financials appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Smith, Investor Relations, Financials, Daily News, Smith & Wesson, TFB, Fiscal Year, Gun Brands, SWBI, Wesson Reports


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


TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #11: Mike Pappas And Eric Rogers of Dead Air Armament

Welcome back to the latest episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast. This week we sit down with Mike Pappas and Eric Rogers from Dead Air Armament, manufacturers of some of the best silencers on the market. Not only does the Dead Air team know how to make great suppressors, but they are also a […] Read More … The post TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #11: Mike Pappas And Eric Rogers of Dead Air Armament appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Eric Rogers, Mike Pappas, Dead Air Armament, Dead Air


TFB Round Table: Anything Special About 38 Smith & Wesson?

Welcome back to another edition of the TFB Round Table sponsored by Ammunition To Go! For those who are first joining us, this is a multi-part series where TFB discusses the characteristics of great ammunition for specific applications. This could vary from big game hunting, plinking, precision rifle matches, small game hunting, or even pistol competitions. Chances are there is someone here at TFB who can offer you […] Read More … The post TFB Round Table: Anything Special About 38 Smith & Wess...
Tags: Guns, Smith, Editorial, Smith Wesson, TFB, Wesson, Ammunition, Single Action Revolver, TFB Round Table, Top-Break, 38 S&W


SILENCER SATURDAY #129: NFA 2020 – Rights Still Delayed; Rights Still Denied

Good morning quiet shooters and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM Nitro N20 suppressor. Last week we discussed a unique subsonic ammunition solution from Seismic Ammo – 185gr bullets in a 9mm cartridge traveling at about 1000fps. This week we look […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #129: NFA 2020 – Rights Still Delayed; Rights Still Denied appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Regulations, Editorial, TFB, NFA, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Saturday


POTD: Heckler & Koch MP5K in Full-Auto

At TFB we’re devoted to finding the best and most interesting firearms-related photos together with a short story. You’ll find these photos here, and what could be better than a Heckler & Koch MP5K going fully automatic? Look at the expression on the soldier’s face (can’t blame him) and look at the heatwave above the HK. […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch MP5K in Full-Auto appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, HK, Koch, Photo of the Day, Heckler & Koch, Mp5k, HK MP5K, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Special Forces Weapons Course, HKPDW


TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #10: Jimmy Hamilton From Vortex Optics

Welcome back to the latest edition of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast that features industry leaders talking about their backgrounds, company history, products and information that can help you become a better shooter. Today we feature Jimmy Hamilton from Vortex Optics. Besides being a fantastic guy, Jimmy is hyper-knowledgeable in his field of shooting optic […] Read More … The post TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #10: Jimmy Hamilton From Vortex Optics appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Jimmy, Jimmy Hamilton, Jimmy Hamilton From Vortex Optics


TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast #9: Kevin And Chris Graham From Yankee Hill Machine

Good morning readers and thank you for joining us for another episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast. Joining us today are Kevin and Chris Graham from Yankee Hill Machine. YHM makes everything from parts to complete rifles to suppressors. As the sponsor of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, I am continually grateful for their support in […] Read More … The post TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast #9: Kevin And Chris Graham From Yankee Hill Machine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Chris Graham, TFB, Kevin, Yankee Hill Machine, Yankee Hill Machine YHM, Kevin And Chris Graham


American Outdoor Brands Moves to Split with Smith & Wesson

Last November, TFB reported that American Outdoors would be splitting from Smith & Wesson. In a June 1, 2020 press release, American Outdoor Brands announced substantive new strides to this end with a name and stock ticker symbol change. They are preparing to spin off their outdoor products and accessories business, which will remain under […] Read More … The post American Outdoor Brands Moves to Split with Smith & Wesson appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Press Releases, Smith, Nasdaq, Split, Daily News, Smith & Wesson, TFB, Wesson, American Outdoor, Gun Brands, AOBI, SWBI, American Outdoor Brands Moves


Hornady Announces a New Contender in the Caliber Wars: 6mm ARC

Hornady Manufacturing, widely regarded as one of the top ammo companies in the industry, has made quite a splash with their June 3, 2020 announcement. TFB recently hinted at a new SAAMI accepted cartridge, and now it’s here. Meet Hornady’s newest player: the 6mm ARC, or Advanced Rifle Cartridge. Purpose-built to optimize the capabilities of […] Read More … The post Hornady Announces a New Contender in the Caliber Wars: 6mm ARC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Cartridge, Daily News, TFB, Ar-15, Hornady, Ammunition, Caliber, Hornady Manufacturing, Product Announcement, 6mm ARC, 6arc, Advanced Rifle Cartridge


TFB Round Table: Is .307 Winchester Just .308 With a Typo?

Welcome back to another edition of the TFB Round Table sponsored by Ammunition To Go! For those who are first joining us, this is a multi-part series where TFB will discuss the characteristics of great ammunition for specific applications. This could vary from big game hunting, plinking, precision rifle matches, small game hunting, or even pistol competitions. Chances are there is someone here at TFB who can offer you advice on […] Read More … The post TFB Round Table: Is .307 Winchester Just ....
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Ammunition, Ammo To Go, TFB Round Table, Winchester 94, 307 Winchester, Winchester 94AE


Stag Arms Announces New .300 Blackout Line, Return of the Varminter

Last year, in June, TFB reported that Stag Arms intended to leave their home base in New Britain, Connecticut, where they had been headquartered since their founding in 2003. Then later in the year, in November, TFB reported that they had chosen Cheyenne, Wyoming as their new home. In conjunction with a concurrent announcement regarding […] Read More … The post Stag Arms Announces New .300 Blackout Line, Return of the Varminter appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Stag, Daily News, TFB, Cheyenne Wyoming, AR 15, Rifle, New Britain Connecticut, Stag Arms, 300 BLK, Varminter, AR Patterned, Subsonic Ammunition, Gun Brands


Digging Up the Dragon: a Fire-Breathing Ruger 10/22?

Ruger’s 10/22 rifle is fondly considered by many to be a much-beloved classic. In his ode to the legend published in the “Rimfire Report” series last year, TFB writer Luke C. said, “The first rifle experience many of us probably had was the Ruger 10/22. This rifle often holds a special place in our hearts.” […] Read More … The post Digging Up the Dragon: a Fire-Breathing Ruger 10/22? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Ruger, Luke C


Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying While Paddling

If you’ll recall this past summer, TFB’s Matt E covered Concealed Carry While Boating, in which he focused on being armed while on a motorboat on the ocean. However, being on a boat small enough to maneuver with your own strength brings about a few challenges in how to carry concealed in a more compact […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying While Paddling appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Kayaking, TFB, Matt, Rafting, Paddling, Concealed Carry, Canoeing, Concealed Carry Corner, Carrying While Paddling


New Mini Plate PRO from Gray Ops CNC

Gray Ops CNC are very busy with the R&D to bring new interesting products and concepts to the (long range) shooting community. TFB recently wrote about the Spuhr Ring Turret Guards from them, and it’s now time to introduce the Mini Plate PRO. I have a plate from Gray Ops, in fact I have two as […] Read More … The post New Mini Plate PRO from Gray Ops CNC appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Plate, Other Gear & Gadgets, Product Announcement, Gray Ops CNC, Gray Ops, Mini Plate PRO


A History of Perfection: TFB’s Definitive Guide to all Glock Generations

The popular phrase “there’s always room for improvement” rings true no matter what industry you’re in. Even for venerated manufacturers such as Smith & Wesson, SIG Sauer, and Glock, there are always tiny steps here and there that are taken to improve their product. Today we’ll be taking a look at the various Glock generations […] Read More … The post A History of Perfection: TFB’s Definitive Guide to all Glock Generations appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Companies, Editorial, TFB, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Glock Generations, Semi Auto Pistols, Smith Wesson SIG Sauer


POTD: French Commando Units in Operation Barkhane

POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, is TFB’s recurring articles where we go to great length trying to find the best pictures and stories out there. Today we’re looking at French Commando Units, during the night in April 2020, about 40km north of Gorom Gorom (meaning: “you sit down, (and) we’ll sit down“), in Burkina […] Read More … The post POTD: French Commando Units in Operation Barkhane appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, TFB, Eotech, Photo of the Day, FN SCAR, Barkhane, S&B 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC, Gorom Gorom


POTD: Brownells BRN-180s with A-TEC Suppressor

Nothing to do? Each day you are welcome to TFB’s selection of photo highlights. If you’re lucky you might learn something on the way. Today we take a look at Schromo’s place in Germany and his Brownells BRN-180 with an A-TEC Suppressor. It usually takes a while for a firearm to really become one of my […] Read More … The post POTD: Brownells BRN-180s with A-TEC Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, TFB, Brownells, Photo of the Day, A-TEC, BRN-180, Schromo


POTD: 808 Grain Lehigh Bullet through a .50 BMG Cadex Defence

Photo Of The Day – TFB’s daily selection of photographs from around the world. TFB reached out to Gudmundsen Photography (make sure you check out his great skills) and got permission to use these amazing pictures of a .50 BMG Cadex Defence in the dark. I think the rifle is a CDX-50 TREMOR. From Cadex Defence: When […] Read More … The post POTD: 808 Grain Lehigh Bullet through a .50 BMG Cadex Defence appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Lehigh, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Cadex Defence, CDX-50 Tremor, Grain Lehigh Bullet, BMG Cadex Defence


SILENCER SATURDAY #126: 10 Suppressor Buying Tips For Beginners

Good morning everyone and welcome back to another installment of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of Turbo K and Resonator K line of suppressors. Last week we had the pleasure of going hands-on with the Innovative Arms integrally suppressed IASW rimfire AR15. Today I’d like to offer up some […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #126: 10 Suppressor Buying Tips For Beginners appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Saturday, Turbo K, Suppressor Buying Tips



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