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The 308 SCA Semi-Caseless Ammunition by Wild Arms Research and Development

Since the dawn of firearms, mankind has always sought to reduce the weight of the load on the bearer of the weapon. Caseless ammunition was a major step in this direction beginning in 1848 by Walter Hunt and his “Rocket Ball” ammo. Jonathan at Wild Arms Research & Development (WARD) has taken another crack at […] Read More … The post The 308 SCA Semi-Caseless Ammunition by Wild Arms Research and Development appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Research and development, Editorial, Jonathan, Ammunition, Caseless, Walter Hunt, 308 SCA, Semi-Caseless Ammunition, Wild Arms Research Development WARD, Wild Arms Research and Development


Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying in a Pandemic

We can all probably agree the last few months have been interesting, to say the least. Whether its constant mask requirements or the pockets of civil unrest. Between everything going on, it makes 2020 a year like no other and with all the instability comes a new wave of people carrying a concealed firearm. I […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying in a Pandemic appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Concealed Carry Corner, Carrying in 2020, Pandemic Carry


Wheelgun Wednesday: Smith & Wesson K-38 Target Masterpiece .38 SPL

In this week’s Wheelgun Wednesday, we take a look at an older vintage Model 14 revolver from Smith & Wesson more commonly referred to by collectors as a K-38 Target Masterpiece chambered in the venerable .38 Special cartridge for target shooting. For target shooters throughout the 1950s – ’70s, this wheelgun was a popular option […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: Smith & Wesson K-38 Target Masterpiece .38 SPL appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Smith, Editorial, Smith & Wesson, Wesson, 38 Special, Wheelgun Wednesday, Smith Wesson K, K-38 Target Masterpiece


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Louis Vuitton Blaster or Faux Fashion Disaster?

Welcome everyone to the 59th 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? Louis Vuitton Blaster or Faux Fashion Disaster? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Laser Etched, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto, Springfield Armory Inc, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Springfield XDM, Louis Vuitton Blaster


SILENCER SATURDAY #136: Flame Proof! Liberty’s Defense Silencer Cover

Good morning everyone and thanks for joining us again for Silencer Saturday, brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new R9 9mm suppressor that is now starting to ship out to distributors and dealers. Last week we got a sneak peak at the soon to be released SIG Sauer […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #136: Flame Proof! Liberty’s Defense Silencer Cover appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Liberty’s Defense, Silencer Cover


Featured Deals of the Week – 7/31/20

Welcome back to another Featured Deals of the Week. Prices are high, a good deal is rare, and I’m out here trying to find whatever I can to get you guys to take out those wallets. So without any further ado, let’s get into it. EOTech Model 512 Holographic Weapon Sight – $399.99 with code […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 7/31/20 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Deals, Guns, Optics, Editorial, Optic, Eotech, Rifle, Scope, Rifles, Shooting Accessories, Guns & Gear, Scopes, Surplus, Carcaño, Bolt Action, M91


Editorial: ANC, stop hurting our country

The ANC either does not understand the best interests of those it was elected to serve — or it knows and doesn’t care The post Editorial: ANC, stop hurting our country appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Opinion, Jacob Zuma, Editorial, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Andrew Mlangeni, Fikile Mbalula, South Africa (country, Social Distancing, Lockdown Regulations


Exclusive Interview with US Army Next Generation Squad Weapon Program Leaders

It has been 11 months since the US Army awarded three OTA contracts as part of its Next Generation Squad Weapon program. Despite the uncertainty around the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the program remains on track and set to begin its next major phase. TFB had the pleasure of speaking with Lt. Col. Jason Bohannon, Product […] Read More … The post Exclusive Interview with US Army Next Generation Squad Weapon Program Leaders appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, US Army, General Dynamics, Optics, Editorial, TFB, Sig Sauer, Textron, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Machine Guns, NGSW, MIL/LE, NGSW-AR, NGSW-R


5 Reasons a 1911 is a Great Sidearm in the Apocalypse

Let’s do this! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is yet another apocalypse-themed article by yours truly. I will admit to you that while reviewing Springfield’s MIL-SPEC Defend Your Legacy 1911 I was bitten by the Browning bug and picked my side if need be. I have never had any desire to do a SHTF article, especially […] Read More … The post 5 Reasons a 1911 is a Great Sidearm in the Apocalypse appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Top 5, Guns, Editorial, Browning, Springfield, Post-Apocalyptic, 1911, Pistols, Mil-spec, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto


TFB Round Table: The Retro Speed Demon – 7.62×25 Tokarev

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: The Retro Speed Demon – 7.62×25 Tokare...
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Tokarev, Ammunition, Tt-33, Cz52, TFB Round Table, 7.62x25 Tokarev


YOU BUILD IT: SIG Sauer Custom Works P320 Fire Control Unit Collaboration

Most firearm customization used to require serious gunsmithing skills, time and money. Lots of money. A bare-bones 1911 owner looking for a series of performance enhancements could drop thousands of dollars and wait six months or more for a gunsmith to work through their books. With the development of the modular P320 Fire Control Unit, […] Read More … The post YOU BUILD IT: SIG Sauer Custom Works P320 Fire Control Unit Collaboration appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Sig Sauer, Wilson Combat, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Gunsmithing, SIG SAUER Academy, Semi-Auto, P320, L2D Combat, Mirzon, Firearms Customization, Dawson Precision, NORRSO, P320 Fire Control Unit


SILENCER SATURDAY #135: SIG Sauer Suppressors – New 3D Printed Hotness

Good morning everyone and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the awesome Turbo K 5.56 suppressor. Last week we discussed how everyone needs at least one rimfire suppressor. This week we get an exclusive look at the new SIG Sauer suppressors that will […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #135: SIG Sauer Suppressors – New 3D Printed Hotness appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, Belt Fed, NGSW, Silencer Saturday, MIL/LE, SIG Sauer Suppressors


India must avoid Nationalisation of Data

Imagine this. It’s 2025, and for a decade now, you’ve been running a company at the forefront of innovation in healthcare: millions of customers have bought your fitness trackers, and use them to measure their heart rate along with cardiac monitoring and ECG, body temperature, sleep patterns, physical activity and fitness regimes, blood pressure, blood oxygen levels, dietary habits and nutrition intake, apart from also storing their medical tests reports. Your business is at the center of an ent...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, News, India, Canada, Zomato, Editorial, Committee, Views, Infosys, Economic Times, Altavista, Lycos, Medianama, Kris Gopalakrishnan


Editorial: Stop looting Mlangeni’s legacy

Covid-19 has exposed how widespread corruption tore the heart out of our institutions, from parastatals to hospitals and infrastructure projects. The post Editorial: Stop looting Mlangeni’s legacy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Editorial, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Andrew Mlangeni, Nomvula Mokonyane, Mlangeni, South Africa (country, Lesotho Highlands Water Project


Opinion: Making space for the protests and the issues behind them

At last night’s protest this man shared his story about his grandparents living in Vanport (which he said was “just like Katrina”), growing up in now-gentrified northeast Portland, and how apartments near his old home rent for $2,000 a month. (Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) Hello BikePortlanders. Mayor Ted Wheeler at the wall in front of the Federal Courthouse last night. It’s been difficult for me to give my full attention to bicycling and transportation-related news for a while now. To...
Tags: Opinion, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Donald Trump, Editorial, Trump, Sinclair, Portland Police Bureau, Ted Wheeler, Federal Courthouse, Jonathan Maus, Vanport, Lilith Sinclair


Opinion: Space for the protests and the issues behind them

At last night’s protest this man shared his story about his grandparents living in Vanport (which he said was “just like Katrina”), growing up in now-gentrified northeast Portland, and how apartments near his old home rent for $2,000 a month. (Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) Hello BikePortlanders. Mayor Ted Wheeler at the wall in front of the Federal Courthouse last night. It’s been difficult for me to give my full attention to bicycling and transportation-related news for a while now. To...
Tags: Opinion, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Donald Trump, Editorial, Trump, Sinclair, Portland Police Bureau, Ted Wheeler, Federal Courthouse, Jonathan Maus, Vanport, Mayor Wheeler


Concealed Carry Corner: Choosing An Adequate Round

When it comes to picking a self-defense round, the age-old debate of 9mm vs 45 ACP instantly comes to mind. I’m almost certain there are a few guys already rushing down to the comments section defending their carry round. I’m sure you’re probably wondering where this is going so I’ll give you some background on […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Choosing An Adequate Round appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, ACP, Glock, Concealed. Carry, Ammunition, Concealed Carry Corner, Carry Ammo


Precision Rifle Reloading for the Beginner II, Powder Dump

Welcome to part two in our series in Precision Rifle Reloading for the Beginner (read part one here). We are now taking the second step in our journey to achieving a more consistent point of impact. We have narrowed down the brass we want to use. Now comes probably the most important, and the most […] Read More … The post Precision Rifle Reloading for the Beginner II, Powder Dump appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Ammunition, Reloading, Precision Long Range, Lyman Reloading, Powder Dump, Reloading For The Beginner


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Sweet Bolt Action or Basement Dweller Attraction?

Welcome everyone to the 58th 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 does it […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Sweet Bolt Action or Basement Dweller Attraction? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, 300 Win Mag, Bolt Action, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


SILENCER SATURDAY #134: Everyone Needs A Rimfire Suppressor

Good evening quiet lovers and welcome back to the late edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by our friends at Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the Stinger rimfire suppressor. Last week we discussed the pros and cons of modular silencers – they absolutely have a place in your armory, you just need to […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #134: Everyone Needs A Rimfire Suppressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Rimfire, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, Rimfire Suppressor, Silencer Saturday


Top 5 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in Spring 2020 POULIN Firearms Auction

At the beginning of last month, we took a look at some of the rarest and most obscure firearms consigned to the Spring 2020 Poulin Firearms Auction. Initially planned to be held in April, this auction was postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and took place in mid-June 2020. Like other auction houses, Poulin also […] Read More … The post Top 5 Most Expensive Firearms Sold in Spring 2020 POULIN Firearms Auction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Top 5, Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Most Expensive, Walker, Poulin, Cofer, Colt, Pistols, Rifles, Lever Action, Semi-Auto, Rigdon, Spring 2020, 1 Of 1000


Concealed Carry Corner: Keys to Maintaining Your Holster

For the majority of shooters, most get the idea of regular maintenance when it comes to your carry gun and even ammunition. One thing that is often forgotten is the idea of maintaining your holster whether it’s Kydex or leather. It’s easy to skip over or forget entirely the importance of caring for the one […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Keys to Maintaining Your Holster appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Kydex Holsters, Concealed. Carry, Shooting Accessories, Holster, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Concealed Carry Corner, Holster Maintenance


Editorial: The ANC lacks consequence management

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Nasrec promises about accountability need to be effected by the ANC, but the party seems incapable of self-policing The post Editorial: The ANC lacks consequence management appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Opinion, Teachers, Schools, Editorial, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, Limpopo, Luthuli House, Nasrec, VBS Bank, South Africa (country, COVID-19


Surviving Violence: Lone Star Medics “Medicine X” Training Course

Most gun owners, particularly concealed carriers and those who employ firearms as part of their profession, have had to consider the possibility of defensive firearms use. We’ve thought about what might theoretically happen in various scenarios – a home invasion, a parking lot mugging, maybe a carjacking – and how we would react. There is […] Read More … The post Surviving Violence: Lone Star Medics “Medicine X” Training Course appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Medical, Training, Emergency, Editorial, Concealed Carry, Medic, Stop the Bleed, Lone Star Medics, Medicine X


Simmons Rangefinder: Pawn Shop Find & Lightning Review

Early this year, I stumbled on a very affordable Simmons rangefinder in a pawn shop and couldn’t pass it up. The clerk didn’t know how long the Simmons Protarget Rangefinder had been there, but I was pleasantly surprised to see that the battery still worked. The clerk allowed me to step outside with it and […] Read More … The post Simmons Rangefinder: Pawn Shop Find & Lightning Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Editorial, Handheld, Simmons, Rangefinder, Other Gear & Gadgets, Simmons Optics, Lightning Review, Protarget, Ranging Stuff, Simmons Rangefinder


The Wolverine 5K – A Red Dawn Themed Tactical Race

Probably my favorite thing about the gun community as a whole is the way we can all come together and create some really fun events. A few months ago I heard about a local race in mid-Michigan that incorporates running, tactical shooting and long distance shooting to create a gun competition that’s very unique. Unfortunately, […] Read More … The post The Wolverine 5K – A Red Dawn Themed Tactical Race appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Michigan, Editorial, Red Dawn, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Tactical Race, Wolverine 5K


Editorial: Time for TRAI to revisit broadband quality of service issues

In India, historically, we have grown up accepting that ISPs and telecom operators can charge us based on speed-based tiers in wireline connections, data usage-based restrictions, as well as time-based restrictions. We accept that as a norm, because those were imposed on us when bandwidth was low, competition was limited, and consumers were less aware. In the past, the government has had to nudge ISPs to improve speeds for users, by changing the definition of what is called broadband in the coun...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, India, Broadband, Vodafone, Editorial, Airtel, Views, Authority, Trai, Reliance Jio, Medianama


TFB Round Table: Lobbin’ Monster Lead with 450 Bushmaster

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 […] Read More … The post TFB Round Table: Lobbin’ Monster Lead with 450 Bushmaster a...
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Ammunition, 450 Bushmaster, Ammo To Go, TFB Round Table, AmmoToGo, Lobbin


SILENCER SATURDAY #133: The Case For/Against Modular Suppressors

Hey silent superfans and welcome back to the 133rd edition of Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the Nitro N20 modular rifle suppressor set to be at dealers in a few months. Last week we got an introductory look at the Pen15 integrally suppressed pen gun from Cotton Branch Custom […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #133: The Case For/Against Modular Suppressors appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencers, Semi-Auto, Silencer Saturday, Cotton Branch Custom, Modular Suppressors, Against Modular Suppressors


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