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Sellmark Charity Auction for Texas Game Warden Association

Although you may not be too familiar with the Sellmark name itself, you are likely very familiar with some of the more customer-facing brands of which Sellmark is the parent company. Probably their best-known brand in the consumer market is Sightmark, a prolific manufacturer of inexpensive optics. If you are into the thermal/night vision game, […] Read More … The post Sellmark Charity Auction for Texas Game Warden Association appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Thermal, Optics, Daily News, Charity Auction, Ar-15, Hornady, Rifles, Scopes, Pulsar, Sellmark, Phoenix Weaponry, AR Patterned, Texas Game Wardens


NEW Lyman AR Reloading Handbook, 2nd Edition

Lyman has announced that the second edition of their AR Reloading Handbook is now available. Compared to the first book, the 2nd edition Lyman AR Reloading Handbook has an expanded cartridge list that includes the latest AR cartridges such as .224 Valkyrie, .22 Nosler, .24 Nosler, and .350 Legend, as well as updated data on […] Read More … The post NEW Lyman AR Reloading Handbook, 2nd Edition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Lyman, Ar-15, Nosler, Ammunition, Second Edition, 2nd Edition, AR Reloading Handbook, Lyman AR Reloading Handbook


Heckler & Koch Respond to Bundeswehr Selection of Haenel’s MK556

Heckler & Koch released a statement earlier today addressing the Bundeswehr’s selection of the C.G. Haenel MK556 over HK’s HK416 and new HK433 rifles. The statement was released in German, below is a machine translation: Heckler & Koch was informed today that neither of its two offers should be included in the assault rifle tender […] Read More … The post Heckler & Koch Respond to Bundeswehr Selection of Haenel’s MK556 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Companies, Breaking News, Bundeswehr, Daily News, Koch, Heckler & Koch, Ar-15, Rifles, Hk416, HK433, Haenel, Sturmgewehr System Bundeswehr, HK416 A7


The Geissele ICON Rifle – “Freedom’s Remembrance”

I really liked the Geissele ICON Rifle of last month – “The Last Man Standing” – with the wooden details and I can only congratulate whoever won it. But as we have entered September, it is time for a new ICON Rifle from Geissele, and it’s called: “Freedom’s Remembrance”. Here’s how Geissele describes their ICON September Rifle. […] Read More … The post The Geissele ICON Rifle – “Freedom’s Remembrance” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, Geissele, AR Patterned, Geissele ICON, Freedom's Remembrance


German Ministry of Defence Confirms C.G. Haenel is the Winner

Following on from the surprising news of yesterday, that C.G. Haenel MK556 rifle had won the German Army tender to replace the Heckler & Koch G36, confirmation has now been officially announced. Below you can find the official Press Release and communication from the Federal Ministry of Defence in Germany. This is a machine translated text from […] Read More … The post German Ministry of Defence Confirms C.G. Haenel is the Winner appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Breaking News, Bundeswehr, Daily News, Ar-15, German Army, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr, C. G. Haenel, Haenel MK556, Heckler Koch G36, Federal Ministry of Defence, G Haenel, Ministry of Defence Confirms C G Haenel


German Ministry of Defence Confirm C.G. Haenel is the Winner

Following on from the surprising news of yesterday, that C.G. Haenel MK556 rifle had won the German Army tender to replace the Heckler & Koch G36, confirmation has now been officially announced. Below you can find the official Press Release and communication from the Federal Ministry of Defence in Germany. This is a machine translated text from […] Read More … The post German Ministry of Defence Confirm C.G. Haenel is the Winner appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Breaking News, Bundeswehr, Daily News, Ar-15, German Army, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr, C. G. Haenel, Haenel MK556, Heckler Koch G36, Ministry of Defence Confirm C G Haenel, Federal Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence Confirm C


BREAKING: C.G. Haenel MK556 Wins German Army Tender To Replace G36

After almost six decades with Heckler & Koch, the German Bundeswehr appears to have selected a new supplier for its assault rifle. TFB has followed the process closely and while the decision had been delayed we knew that a decision from the was due this autumn. We also knew that regardless of the outcome of […] Read More … The post BREAKING: C.G. Haenel MK556 Wins German Army Tender To Replace G36 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Breaking News, Bundeswehr, Daily News, Heckler Koch, Ar-15, Rifles, C. G. Haenel, AR Patterned, Haenel CR223, MIL/LE, Haenel Defence MK556


CMMG Introduces Mk57 .22LR Conversion Kit

Do you own a CMMG 5.7x28mm upper? Are you a bit tired of sourcing that kind of caliber, but still want to shoot your gun? Now CMMG has added a .22LR Conversion kit, so you can enjoy shooting it with .22LR at a reduced cost. Here’s what CMMG had to say: CMMG® Unveils the First […] Read More … The post CMMG Introduces Mk57 .22LR Conversion Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, CMMG, Ar-15, Product Announcement, 5.7x28mm, Mk57, 22 Conversion


FN AR Barrels Are Now Available at Primary Arms

FN America‘s current AR-15 lineup – dubbed the “FN-15 Series” – includes eighteen models, ranging from 5.56 and 300BLK pistols to a competition-purposed model to California-compliant versions and more. FN also provides variants of these fighting rifles to various military and law enforcement groups around the globe. Primary Arms already carries dozens of FN America […] Read More … The post FN AR Barrels Are Now Available at Primary Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, California, Press Releases, Daily News, Ar-15, FN America, Gunsmithing, Barrels, Primary Arms, FN 15, AR Patterned, Firearms Customization, FN AR Barrels Are Now Available


Limited Edition Blackwater Iron Horse Thumb-Operated Lower

Blackwater has a limited edition of their Iron Horse Lower. As you may remember Blackwater Worldwide and Iron Horse Firearms announced a partnership earlier this year. This lower is very different from others. If you haven’t noticed yet, it doesn’t have a visible trigger as it’s hidden inside the pistol grip. This makes it a […] Read More … The post Limited Edition Blackwater Iron Horse Thumb-Operated Lower appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Blackwater, Product Announcement, Iron Horse Firearms, Firearms Customization, Blackwater Worldwide and Iron Horse Firearms


Luth-AR Announces Widebody Palm Handguard

Have you ever handled or fired an original M16 or an AR-15 with the classic original tri-form handguards? They have a certain ergonomic quality to them that some might argue we have lost as we evolved through the A2 style handguards, through quad rails to the more recent lightweight M-LOK and KeyMod forends. Well, Luth-AR have […] Read More … The post Luth-AR Announces Widebody Palm Handguard appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, LUTH, Product Announcement, LUTH-AR, Forend, Firearms Customization, Hanguards, Widebody Palm Handguard


Mekanix – New Handguard and Gas Block for Heckler & Koch MR223/MR556/HK416 Rifles

Mekanix, a company based in Mølnbukt, Norway, have developed a handguard and a gas block that fits the Heckler & Koch`s MR223/HK416/MR556 rifles. They seem to have a lot of time at hand to develop new and clever solutions. The handguard has been developed by shooters for shooters, and the goal in the development has been […] Read More … The post Mekanix – New Handguard and Gas Block for Heckler & Koch MR223/MR556/HK416 Rifles appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Koch, Heckler Koch, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, MR223, Gas Block, Hk416, MR556, Mekanix, XHG-NO, New Handguard, Mølnbukt Norway


The Geissele ICON Rifle – “The Last Man Standing”

To commemorate special dates and events in Geissele or America’s history Geissele are going to host a free giveaway for a single Geissele ICON Rifle at the beginning of every month. Each Geissele ICON rifle will aim to be a truly unique and one off rifle, Iconic, according to the maker. They will also highlight a […] Read More … The post The Geissele ICON Rifle – “The Last Man Standing” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, America, Daily News, Ar-15, Geissele, 1836, Geissele ICON


Christensen Arms CA9MM Pistol Caliber Carbine

Christensen Arm has announced about the expansion of their Modern Sporting Rifles line of firearms with the addition of CA9MM, the first pistol caliber firearm in this product family. The CA9MM is a direct blowback gun chambered in 9x19mm and yes, fed from Glock mags. It is available both as a pistol and PCC/rifle depending […] Read More … The post Christensen Arms CA9MM Pistol Caliber Carbine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Christensen, PCC, Ar-15, Modern Sporting Rifles, 9mm, Christensen Arms, Glock Mags, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, CA9MM, Christensen Arm


Omni Robusta MARRS: AR-15 Buffer with Magnetic Recoil Mitigation Mechanism

Omni Robusta is a firearm accessories manufacturing company located in Virginia Beach, VA. Their main product is an AR-15/AR-10 buffer that has built-in neodymium magnets for felt recoil mitigation. They call these buffers MARRS which stands for Magnetic Adjustable Recoil Reduction System. Let’s see how these buffers work and what advantages they have. The Omni […] Read More … The post Omni Robusta MARRS: AR-15 Buffer with Magnetic Recoil Mitigation Mechanism appeared first on The Firearm Blog....
Tags: Guns, Magnet, Daily News, Virginia Beach, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Marrs, MagnaBuffer, Magnetic Adjustable Recoil Reduction System, Omni Robusta, Omni Robusta MARRS


Oh God, He’s Done it Again but This Time it’s Double Trouble – TFB Reader’s Double Barrel AR-15

TFB reader and Subscribe Star supporter Stubbs have been hard at work these past couple months throwing together another monstrosity of a rifle. Or is it Rifles this time? Stubbs has managed to cobble together a heap of AR-15 parts to create a truly unique Double Barreled Double Trouble AR-15 which he has dubbed the M16Z. Oh […] Read More … The post Oh God, He’s Done it Again but This Time it’s Double Trouble – TFB Reader’s Double Barrel AR-15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Stubbs, Ar-15, Rifles, Gunsmithing, Discord, Semi-Auto, Double Trouble, double barrel AR, Subscribe Star


Brownells Introduces BRN-180 Gen2 Uppers and Adds a .300 Blackout Version

Brownells has released the second generation of their BRN-180 upper receiver assemblies and also added a .300 Blackout version of the shorter barreled BRN-180S upper. The BRN-180 family of products is based on the AR-18/AR-180 design and is made in cooperation with PWS and FM Products. Let’s see what new features BRN-180 Gen2 uppers have […] Read More … The post Brownells Introduces BRN-180 Gen2 Uppers and Adds a .300 Blackout Version appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Brownells, Rifles, 300 BLACKOUT, Semi-Auto, Gen2, AR Patterned, BRN-180, BRN-180S


TFB Review: SilencerCo SCO15 Billet Stripped AR-15 Lower Receiver

In the past couple weeks SilencerCo has been teasing that they had a new product coming down the pipeline. Logic would make us assume that it is another silencer, but SilencerCo very recently also dropped a NEW Enhanced BCG (Bolt-Carrier Group) so you never truly know. They also had left us with some fun word-play […] Read More … The post TFB Review: SilencerCo SCO15 Billet Stripped AR-15 Lower Receiver appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Ar-15, Silencer Shop, SilencerCo, Lower Receiver, AR Patterned, SCO15, BCG Bolt Carrier Group


SILENCER SATURDAY #137: The Best 300BLK Suppressors Available

Good morning quiet time lovers and welcome to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the Resonator R2 7.62mm rifle suppressor. Last week we got a review of a high-performance suppressor cover From Liberty’s Defense. This week I wanted to take an updated look at a question […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #137: The Best 300BLK Suppressors Available appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Ar-15, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, Yankee Hill Machine, 300blk, Silencer Saturday, Subsonic Ammunition, silencer Saturday t


AR-9 on a Budget Part 2: Barrels, Bolts, and Buffers

In the second part of the AR-9 on a Budget series, Hop talks about BCGs, buffer weights, barrels, and how to tune a reliable AR-9 for cheap. ««« GUN AND GEAR GIVEAWAYS »»» PLEASE check out our Patreon and Subscribe Star pages if you enjoy our program, and consider helping us at TFBTV out! We […] Read More … The post AR-9 on a Budget Part 2: Barrels, Bolts, and Buffers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Budget, Guns, Ar-15, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, Ar-9, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, Ar-9 On A Budget


POTD: M27 in United Arab Emirates

Subject: Photo Of The Day Location: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES What’s going on? We’re looking at Lance Cpl. Mathew Graham, a designated marksman, assigned to Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) as he fires his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire training. You can clearly see “Graham” on the stock […] Read More … The post POTD: M27 in United Arab Emirates appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, United Arab Emirates, Graham, Uae, Ar-15, Photo of the Day, M27, M38, M38 Designated Marksman Rifle, Lance Cpl Mathew Graham, Echo Company Battalion Landing Team


The New CyberBrake by Tyrant Designs CNC is Now Available!

If you’re in the market for the perfect muzzle brake to top off your space gun AR build then look no further. Tyrant Designs have been making sleek looking AR and pistol accessories and components for years and the CyberBrake is the latest addition to their line of unique offerings. The New CyberBrake by Tyrant […] Read More … The post The New CyberBrake by Tyrant Designs CNC is Now Available! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, Muzzle Brake, Tyrant Designs, AR Patterned, Tyrant Cnc, CyberBrake


TESTED: The NEW Thunder Ranch Edition Aero AR-15: A Turnkey Fighting Rifle

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves tests out the new Thunder Ranch Edition Aero AR-15 at the Urban Rifle Course. James and Ryan test several copies of the new rifle during Clint Smith’s grueling 2-day Urban Rifle Course, shooting about a case of ammo through each of numerous models of the gun. How does […] Read More … The post TESTED: The NEW Thunder Ranch Edition Aero AR-15: A Turnkey Fighting Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ryan, Ar-15, Aero Precision, Rifles, TFBTV, James Reeves, Clint Smith, AR Patterned, Thunder Ranch Edition, Urban Rifle Course James


Mission First Tactical Custom AR-15 Mags – Review

Mission First Tactical Custom AR-15 Mags U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A while back I covered an interesting product I spotted during SHOT Show, 30-round mags from Mission First Tactical (MFT) that were made with custom images embedded directly into the magazine's polymer.  These didn't catch my eye because this is a novel idea, as laser engravers and sticker manufacturers have been adorning mags for a long time.  What really struck me was the high quality of the image, the vividness of the colors...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Iraq, Afghanistan, MFT, Ar-15, Shooting Industry News, Mission First Tactical, Rex Nanorum, Rex Nanorum Rex Nanorum, Jens Rex Nanorum Hammer, Custom Mags, Mission First Tactical Custom AR, Dominic Marco


IWI’s Arad and Carmel Rifles to be Produced in India

IWI’s joint venture with India’s Punj Lloyd Raksha Systems could be set to produce the ARAD and CARMEL rifles alongside the Tavor X95 already announced. The ARAD was unveiled in September 2019 while details of the the CARMEL emerged in July 2018. The ARAD is a gas-operated rifle in a conventional AR-pattern configuration while the CARMEL […] Read More … The post IWI’s Arad and Carmel Rifles to be Produced in India appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, India, Defense, Daily News, Carmel, Ar-15, Iwi, Tavor, Rifles, Arad, Punj Lloyd Raksha Systems, MIL/LE, IWI ARAD, IWI CARMEL, Carmel Rifles


Indian Caracal Carbine Order Imminent

As India continues its unprecedented effort to modernise its Army’s small arms, fresh news of one of the early procurement efforts has emerged. Could a deal with Caracal for nearly 100,000 carbines be close to fruition? Back in early 2019 news of a flurry of intended procurements emerged as the Indian Army launched its long […] Read More … The post Indian Caracal Carbine Order Imminent appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, India, Defense, Army, M4, Daily News, Indian Army, Ar-15, Rifles, Caracal International, Caracal, AR Patterned, CAR-814, CAR-816


Ultradyne Adds New C2 Iron Sights And C2 Offset Sights To Their Lineup

Ultradyne, known for their “C4” flip-up iron sights system and muzzle brakes have just introduced their new “C2” iron sights. The new C2 version is also designed to flip-up (or down for storage), and still utilizes Ultradyne’s unique dual aperture sighting system, with an option to use a standard style blade in the front sight […] Read More … The post Ultradyne Adds New C2 Iron Sights And C2 Offset Sights To Their Lineup appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Backup, Daily News, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Iron Sights, Product Announcement, Ultradyne, 45° Offset, AR-15 iron sight


POTD: Unicorn Build with Pulsar Thermion XP50

As I saw the picture above, I knew it would make a great Photo Of The Day. The makers of Thermal Imaging devices seem to be using Industrial Designers and CMF experts more and more, and I really like the blue color on the new Thermion XP50. In this case, the blue has been accentuated by […] Read More … The post POTD: Unicorn Build with Pulsar Thermion XP50 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Thermal, Ar-15, Photo of the Day, Pulsar, Spikes Tactical, Unicorn Gun, Thermion XP50, Pulsar Thermal Imaging, Unicorn Build


POTD: America’s First Space Age Automatic Rifle

A Tweet can make an excellent Photo Of The Day and get the conversation going. In this case a Tweet from ACR about “America’s First Space Age Automatic Rifle“.  ACR wrote: Constructed from lightweight plastics and aluminum and equipped with a 16 inch “Dissipator” barrel, this futuristic weapon system provides logistical and ergonomic advantages unattainable […] Read More … The post POTD: America’s First Space Age Automatic Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, America, Acr, Ar-15, Photo of the Day, Space Age, Space Gun, Space blaster


ReBAMFed! Cobalt Kinetics Now Under New Ownership!

In 2019 TFB reported about ongoing changes at Cobalt Kinetics, from starting to manufacture a line of 1911 derivatives to ceasing the production of AR-15 models. On top of this, the company also cooperated with MARS Inc. to, unsuccessfully, compete in the US Army NGSW Program, with a peculiar long recoil operated rifle. Now we […] Read More … The post ReBAMFed! Cobalt Kinetics Now Under New Ownership! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Press Releases, Company News, Daily News, Mars Inc, Ar-15, Cobalt Kinetics, ReBAMFed Cobalt Kinetics, US Army NGSW Program