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TFB Review: SIG Sauer MCX Rattler – 1 Year Later

Most of you guys will probably understand when I say I have a list of guns I’d love to own someday, but it’s always followed up by “if I win the lottery.” I have a few of those guns on my list but when I saw the new MCX Rattler from SIG Sauer, I felt […] Read More … The post TFB Review: SIG Sauer MCX Rattler – 1 Year Later appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Other Gear & Gadgets, Reviews, Semi-Auto, 300 BLACKOUT, Mcx, Rattler, Review, Sig Sauer


PepperBall Introduces New TCP Non-Lethal Launcher for Consumers

PepperBall has announced the launch of the Tactical Compact Pistol (TCP) on the consumer market. The TCP is a compact version of their pepper ball launching pistol. The TCP has a six round magazine and can be powered by either nitrogen or CO2. When we last heard from PepperBall they had just won a substantial […] Read More … The post PepperBall Introduces New TCP Non-Lethal Launcher for Consumers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Non Lethal, Other Gear & Gadgets, Pistols, Press Releases, Non Lethal Self Defense, PepperBall, PepperBall TCP


Strike Industries Scorpion Universal Reflex Mount for GLOCK Pistols (G-SURF)

Strike Industries has released another cool new product – the Scorpion Universal Reflex Mount for Glock pistols or the G-SURF. This is a drop-in red dot mounting solution for your Glock that can be installed on a standard Glock pistol without any modifications to the slide whatsoever. Here is how the company describes this new product: […] Read More … The post Strike Industries Scorpion Universal Reflex Mount for GLOCK Pistols (G-SURF) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Optics, Daily News, Strike Industries, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, G-SURF, Red Dot Plate, Scorpion Universal Reflex Mount, Strike Industries Scorpion Universal Reflex Mount, Scorpion Universal Reflex Mount for Glock


Matador Arms REGULATOR Adjustable Port Muzzle Brake

Matador Arms has released a quite an interesting new muzzle brake called Regulator. At first glance, this new muzzle device may look like a generic three-port brake, however, if you take a closer look, you’ll see that it almost looks like there are two brakes installed into each other. Let’s see what advantages such design […] Read More … The post Matador Arms REGULATOR Adjustable Port Muzzle Brake appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Regulator, Daily News, Ar-15, Other Gear & Gadgets, Muzzle Brake, Matador Arms, Adjustable Port


TFB REVIEW: The New SIG Rattler Canebrake

Multiple variants of SIG’s widely successful MCX Rattler were brought to this year’s SHOT Show.  SIG seems keen to show off the versatility of the Ratter platform. Of the new Rattlers, one particular variant caught my eye, the Rattler Canebrake.  Featuring a new oversized rail with a faux suppressor tucked underneath, the Canebrake looks like […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: The New SIG Rattler Canebrake appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Defense, Sig, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Sig MCX, 300 BLACKOUT, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, Rattlers, MCX Rattler, MIL/LE, Canebrake, SIG MCX PDW


Lyman Acquires Mark 7 Reloading

Lyman has published a press release announcing the acquisition of Mark 7 Reloading ammunition reloading equipment manufacturing company. Here is Lyman’s press release in full: Lyman Products is extremely pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mark 7 Reloading® is now a Lyman brand and a part of the Lyman family, which includes Pachmayr, TacStar, A-Zoom, Trius, and […] Read More … The post Lyman Acquires Mark 7 Reloading appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Acquisition, Daily News, Lyman, Other Gear & Gadgets, Ammunition, Reloading, Mark 7


NEW Strike Industries AMBI Mag Release

I had a chance to play with the prototype of this gadget at SHOT Show 2019 and was really impressed with its simplicity and functionality. And it’s great to learn that it is now available for purchase. The Strike Industries AMBI Mag Release is exactly what its name implies – an ambidextrous magazine release. It […] Read More … The post NEW Strike Industries AMBI Mag Release appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Strike Industries, Ar-15, Ambi, Other Gear & Gadgets, Ambidextrous, Ambi mag release


Featured Deals of the Week – 5/10/19

Welcome back to another Deals of the Week post everyone. As always let me know in the comments if you want to see more or less of a specific type of deal. S&W M&P40 Police Trade-IN w/ night sights – $279.99 What the deal is: I know, I know. Believe me, I can already see […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 5/10/19 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Deals, Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, MP-40, Gun Deals, Police Trade In


New: Hornady 4DOF Kestrel Ballistic Weather Meter

Intro: There are tons of ballistic solvers out on the market.  A quick glance at the app store will bombard a shooter with choices.  I recommend my students go with the one that is the most user-friendly for them and has the features they need.  For me, this has been Applied Ballistics, because it is […] Read More … The post New: Hornady 4DOF Kestrel Ballistic Weather Meter appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Kestrel, Hornady, Other Gear & Gadgets, 4DOF, Ballistic Solver, Kestrel 5700, Weather Meter


TFB Review: ANVL Ukon RMR Mount

When I decided to pick up a SIG Sauer MCX Rattler back last year, I really struggled to figure out exactly what I wanted to put on as an optic. So I started looking at various Aimpoint and Trijicon optics to see what I liked. After searching around I decided to go with an RMR […] Read More … The post TFB Review: ANVL Ukon RMR Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Ar-15, Trijicon, Other Gear & Gadgets, Red Dot Mount, ANVL UKON, RMR Mount


Surefire X300 Ultra – My Thoughts After Five Years…

In the gun community, the Surefire X300 Ultra has one of the best reputations for reliability and quality among the flashlight companies on the market. My X300 journey started around five years ago. I picked up my first Surefire light and started using it for daily carry. Fast forward five years and countless rounds later, […] Read More … The post Surefire X300 Ultra – My Thoughts After Five Years… appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Flashlights, Other Gear & Gadgets, Surefire, Weapon Lights, Pistol Light, Surefire X300


Milkor USA Offer Army Trade-In M32 40MM Grenade Launchers For Sale

Milkor USA have announced a small batch of original US Army trade-in M32 revolving 40mm grenade launchers are available for purchase. Of course, being 40mm launchers the M32s in civilian hands must be registered as Destructive Devices. The launchers will come as a package including sling, bag, reflex sight and a cleaning kit. Some of the M32s […] Read More … The post Milkor USA Offer Army Trade-In M32 40MM Grenade Launchers For Sale appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US Army, Daily News, Other Gear & Gadgets, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Grenade Launcher, M32 Grenade Launcher, Milkor USA, Milkor USA Offer Army


Paper vs Steel Targets – Pros and Cons of Both

In the past, I’ve seen this debate all over, whether it’s online or in a gun store. There is a common misconception that you are only allowed to shoot paper or steel and one MUST be better than the other. The truth is both paper and steel targets have advantages. Both can be beneficial for […] Read More … The post Paper vs Steel Targets – Pros and Cons of Both appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Targets, Editorial, Pistols, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Shooting Range, Target Practice, Steel Target


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] B&T APC9 Pro – GLOCK and SIG Magazine Compatible

Let’s talk about the new B&T APC9 Pro. If you aren’t familiar with this pistol caliber carbine, then I have to go ahead and question your knowledge and support of firearms and the second amendment all together. Joking aside, these are some of the best sub-machine guns available. Not to worry, they make semi-auto versions […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] B&T APC9 Pro – GLOCK and SIG Magazine Compatible appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Sub-machine Gun, Other Gear & Gadgets, Machine Guns, B&T, APC-9 PRO, SHOT Show 2019, APC-9, APC-9K, SIG Magazine Compatible


[NRA 2019] Blackwater is Back in Black!

Blackwater is back and stronger than ever with them bringing some awesome products to market. Now don’t think this is just a company using the Blackwater logo trying to be an imitator. This is the original company with Erik Prince at the wheel trying to make some pretty interesting and innovating products. Blackwater Suppressors Over […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Blackwater is Back in Black! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nra, Blackwater, Erik Prince, Other Gear & Gadgets, Ammunition, Suppressors, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] Action Target – More Than Just Steel

Action Target is well known in the military and law enforcement worlds for manufacturing and supplying some of the best and most technologically advanced target range training systems on the planet.  Action Target builds ranges for our nation’s special forces and also for military units from allied nations. They have a pretty impressive clientele.  That […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Action Target – More Than Just Steel appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Environmentally Friendly, Other Gear & Gadgets, Gun Ranges, Action Target, Automated Targets, Moving targets, NRA 2019, Gun Range Ventilation, Paper Targets, Target Games


[NRA 2019] Dead Air’s Ultimate Silencer Host AR-15

In this episode of TFBTV’s NRAAM 2019 coverage, James Reeves is at the Silencer Shop booth with reps from Dead Air, TriArc, and Silencer Shop to talk about the new Dead Air AR-15, which is a premium-tier AR-15 that has been designed specifically to run suppressed; carefully tuned and optimized for a suppressor. ««« PATREON […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Dead Air’s Ultimate Silencer Host AR-15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Other Gear & Gadgets, TFBTV, Silencer Shop, James Reeves, Dead Air TriArc, Dead Air AR


[NRA 2019] CZ-USA’s New Products

CZ-USA is mixing up their line with a number of old and new school guns. Traditionally, CZ has been known for turning out classic bolt action rifles and the legendary CZ-75 series. In the last few years, they have really been trying to diversify their line up of modern and classic firearms. This year at […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] CZ-USA’s New Products appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Scorpion, Nra, 9mm, Other Gear & Gadgets, CZ, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] The New LWRCI SMG-45 Pistol Caliber Carbine

Over the last 4 years LWRCI has been developing their new sub machine gun. They’ve now made two versions for the commercial market as a pistol caliber carbine. This little beast packs a punch in 45 auto with a 25 round H&K UMP magazine. Most new items at this years NRA have been additions or new […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] The New LWRCI SMG-45 Pistol Caliber Carbine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Nra, Other Gear & Gadgets, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] NEW Trijicon SRO Micro/Pistol Red Dot Sight

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves talks about Trijicon’s hottest new optic, the #Trijicon SRO. The SRO is a new micro reflex optic made for pistol mounting, with a small profile, wide field of view, and a 3 year battery life at 50% power! ««« PATREON GIVEAWAYS »»» Go to http://tfbtv.gun.team for details on […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] NEW Trijicon SRO Micro/Pistol Red Dot Sight appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Other Gear & Gadgets, TFBTV, NRA 2019


[NRA 2019] Safariland’s New Holsters and Range Bag

New Holster Offerings Safariland has had a strong focus on bringing more holster options to fit the SIG Sauer P365 and also will be bringing out a new 7378 holster that will fit the Glock 48. There is also a strong focus on RDS holsters due to current trends with new versions of the 6395 […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] Safariland’s New Holsters and Range Bag appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nra, Holster, Other Gear & Gadgets, Safariland, NRA 2019, 6395 RDS, Shooters’ Range Backpack


[NRA 2019] SIG Sauer’s New Products

Intro SIG Sauer has been busy adding to their line up of new products especially in the optics section. SIG has been taking on various parts of the firearm and accessory market in the last couple years and this year there are a few more additions to the line up. New Firearms The first big […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] SIG Sauer’s New Products appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, New Products, Nra, Sig Sauer, Other Gear & Gadgets, 2019 NRA, NRA 2019


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


TFB Review: Targets USA “Scope Tool”

Intro: Let me start by saying this is not a tool that every shooter must have.  It is not even a tool that every long-range shooter must have, but if you are the type of person that likes to test and control for every variable in your shooting system, this may be a valuable arrow […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Targets USA “Scope Tool” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Usa, Guns, Other Gear & Gadgets, Scopes, TFB Review, Box Test, Scope Tool, Scope Tracking, Targets USA


Free Syrian Army (FSA) Combat Robots [Part 1]

After introducing several models of locally made remote-controlled weapon stations, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) realized that the time has come to upgrade their stuff. Aside from the magnificent Sham-R3 which can elevate from behind cover and shoot, all the RCWSs had a crucial downside which is the FIXED POSITION. So they thought about the […] Read More … The post Free Syrian Army (FSA) Combat Robots [Part 1] appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Fsa, Defense, Syria, Robots, Patents, Daily News, Free Syrian Army, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Other Gear & Gadgets, Free Syrian Army FSA, Machine Guns, RCWS


DA/SA vs Striker Fired – What’s the best option for you?

Intro Many people have a hard time deciding what they prefer when it comes to Double Action/ Single Action handguns or Striker Fired handguns. They are two very different systems that both have their advantages, but often DA/SA guns take more time to master over striker fired guns. The market is filled with both options […] Read More … The post DA/SA vs Striker Fired – What’s the best option for you? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, DA SA, Handgun, Concealed Carry, Other Gear & Gadgets, Double Action, Semi-Auto, Striker fired


SIG Sauer 320 X-Five – Flagship SIG or Oversized Handgun?

Background As many of you know, for the last few years I have carried a P226 Elite religiously. To me, the P-Series from SIG Sauer is biblical and some of the best handguns to use daily. When the 320 was released to market a few years ago, I was interested, but it seemed like another […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer 320 X-Five – Flagship SIG or Oversized Handgun? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Photos, Guns, Handguns, Editorial, Sig Sauer, Ammo, Handgun, Concealed Carry, 9mm, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Concealment, Semi-Auto, X-Five


POTD: HK Space Magic Bronc Box

Heckler & Koch recently shared some photos of a Bronc Box with a neat Space Magic themed customisation on their twitter. The photos feature a Heckler & Koch SL8, the civilian version of the G36. The modular transport cases from Bronc Box can be ordered customised with an etched plate. The Space Magic Bronc Box has a plate […] Read More … The post POTD: HK Space Magic Bronc Box appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Potd, Heckler & Koch, Photo of the Day, Other Gear & Gadgets, H&K, HK SL8, Bronc Box