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Weatherby Introduce New Italian-made 18i Inertia-Driven Shotguns

Wyoming-based Weatherby have announced the launch of a new line of 12 gauge inertia action shotguns. Weatherby recently made the move from California to Wyoming and are launching the new 18i Italian-made shotguns as their first line launched from their new home. Here’s Weatherby’s press release on the new shotguns: Weatherby is proud to announce […] Read More … The post Weatherby Introduce New Italian-made 18i Inertia-Driven Shotguns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Press Releases, Semi-Auto, Shotguns, 18i, Inertia, Weatherby


LSI Citadel’s RS-S1 Shotgun Begins Shipping

Legacy Sports International have announced their Vepr 12-style magazine fed 12 gauge shotgun the Citadel RS-S1 is now shipping. Here’s what they have to say about the new shotgun: One of the most versatile shotguns to have this year is the new Citadel Semi-Automatic RS-S1 Shotgun, based on the popular AK platform. The RS-S1 is […] Read More … The post LSI Citadel’s RS-S1 Shotgun Begins Shipping appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Shotgun, Shotguns, Legacy Sports International, Semi-Auto, Citadel RS S1, LSI Citadel, Citadel Semi Automatic RS


NEW Nighthawk Custom Interchangeable Optic System (IOS) Upgrade

With the exponential growth and desire for handgun shooters to use red dot optics, more and more firearm manufacturers are offering catalog models with that ability readily available. Most of the time though it is only specific models offered by a gun maker that consumers would have to settle for. Nighthawk Custom is taking the […] Read More … The post NEW Nighthawk Custom Interchangeable Optic System (IOS) Upgrade appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Ios, Guns, Nighthawk Custom, 1911, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Interchangeable Optic System


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Browning SUPER Hi-Power

Welcome everyone to our fourth edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you missed any one of our other articles, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this a sweet deal or […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Browning SUPER Hi-Power appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Browning, Pistols, 40 S&W, Semi-Auto, Browning Hi-Power, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


POTD: Malt Liquor with a Brown Paper Bag from Autonomous Armory

Every once in a while when you are mindlessly thumbing through your newsfeed on Facebook you come across something extraordinary! For me recently, that extraordinary thing came in the form of Malt Liquor on the side of a Hi-Point. A small custom shop named Autonomous Armory delivered a special paint job to one of their […] Read More … The post POTD: Malt Liquor with a Brown Paper Bag from Autonomous Armory appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Malt Liquor, Photo of the Day, Pistols, Hi-Point, Semi-Auto, Autonomous Armory, Hater Holsters


Muzzle Your (Bull)Pup – OSS Is Now The Official Suppressor For IWI

If you haven’t followed our recent coverage of OSS Suppressors, the Millcreek, UT based company has undergone a near-complete transformation in the past few years. What used to be a hexagonal, multi-part suppressor that would confuse even veteran NFA owners, is now a sleek, round, one piece tube available in either steel or titanium and […] Read More … The post Muzzle Your (Bull)Pup – OSS Is Now The Official Suppressor For IWI appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Oss, NFA, Iwi, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Semi-Auto, Official Suppressor, OSS Suppressors the Millcreek UT


Desert Eagles Now Completely Made in the US by Magnum Research

Magnum Research is most famously known for their “Big Boys,” their “D-Eagles,” or whatever affectionate moniker you would like to tie to the company who makes handguns in all things large. A new title they can add to their growing legend is “Made in the USA” because now all of their Desert Eagles will be completely […] Read More … The post Desert Eagles Now Completely Made in the US by Magnum Research appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Press Releases, Magnum Research, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Desert Eagles


New RUGER Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle

Ruger Custom Shop has released its third firearm and the second 10/22 Competition rifle. The main difference of this rifle from the first Custom Shop 10/22 is the stainless steel barrel and brown laminate stock. Let’s see what other features it comes with. The Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition rifle features a CNC machined 6061-T6511 […] Read More … The post New RUGER Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Custom Shop, Rifles, Rimfire, 22 LR, Semi-Auto, Ruger Custom Shop, 10/22 Competition


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Hood Rich Hi-Point .45

Welcome everyone to our third edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you missed our first or second articles, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this a solid deal or Fudd […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Hood Rich Hi-Point .45 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Fudd, Hi-Point, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto, Hydro Dipping, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


IFG Introduces The Defiant Stock I Pistol

The Italian Firearms Group (IFG) is an Amarillo (TX) based importer established in 2010 and specialized, you guessed it, in Italian made firearms. Their main brands are F.A.I.R., Pedersoli, Sabatti, and Ft. Italia. The latter manufacturer, unlike the others, can sound like a new name to those already familiar with Italian firearms. It turns out […] Read More … The post IFG Introduces The Defiant Stock I Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Stock, Defiant, IFG, Pistols, Guns & Gear, Tanfoglio, Semi-Auto, 10 Mm, Amarillo TX, Italian Firearms Group, Firearms Group IFG, Pedersoli Sabatti


Hang Tight! Get a Better Grip on your Gun with the ArachniGRIP Slide Spider

If you have ever felt uncomfortable racking the slide of your favorite pistol or feeling the appropriate dexterity was not quite there, then a company called ArachniGRIP has a product for you. They make adhesive grips that can be placed over the top of a pistol’s slide to increase your dexterity while grabbing the already present […] Read More … The post Hang Tight! Get a Better Grip on your Gun with the ArachniGRIP Slide Spider appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Guns & Gear, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, ArachniGRIP, Slide Spider


FK BRNO’s New Multi-Caliber Version Of 7.5FK Field Pistol, The PSD

Soldier Systems reported that FK BRNO has developed a polymer framed, multi-caliber version of their Field Pistol, which they unveiled at the IWA 2019 show in Germany. The standard 7.5mmFK model has a steel frame, but TFB’s Rusty reported during SHOT 2019, the company wanted to reduce weight and cost by offering a polymer version. With […] Read More … The post FK BRNO’s New Multi-Caliber Version Of 7.5FK Field Pistol, The PSD appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Conversion, PSD, 9mm, Pistols, 10mm, Product Announcement, FK Brno, Semi-Auto, Soldier Systems, 7.5FK, Field Pistol, PSD Pistol, TFB s Rusty


Federal Premium Bolsters their Hydra Shok Deep Offerings with .40 S&W and .45 ACP

Federal Premium has expanded out their line of Hydra Shok Deep to now include .40 S&W and .45 ACP for those who rely on those cartridges for carry and protection. This bolstering of the Hydra Shok Deep line of ammunition occurred recently in the middle of February and firearm retailers are now seeing shipments of […] Read More … The post Federal Premium Bolsters their Hydra Shok Deep Offerings with .40 S&W and .45 ACP appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, ACP, Ammunition, Federal Premium, 45 ACP, 40 S&W, Semi-Auto, 45 Auto, Hydra-Shok Deep


Czech Republic PM Gives President Trump A CZ 75 Republika Pistol

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Andrej Babiš planned to present a special edition of the CZ 75 pistol to President Donald Trump during his visit to the White House on March 7, 2019. The Republika pistol was made to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the independence of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and only one […] Read More … The post Czech Republic PM Gives President Trump A CZ 75 Republika Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, White House, Czech Republic, Donald Trump, Trump, Daily News, Czechoslovakia, Andrej Babis, Pistols, President Donald Trump, Semi-Auto, CZ 75, Republika, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš


NEW PISTOL: The Beretta 92X Performance Competition Gun

Just announced is the Beretta 92X Performance – a steel-framed pistol with upgrades that are geared towards the competition shooter. Besides the new Vertec steel frame, the Beretta 92X features an oversized, ambidextrous, frame-mounted safety versus the traditional slide safety or decocker on previous 92 pistols. The new gun also features a Brigadier slide and […] Read More … The post NEW PISTOL: The Beretta 92X Performance Competition Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Beretta, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Competition Pistol, 92X Performance


6 Reasons Why the Galil ACE is Better than the AK-47 & AKM

In this episode, James discusses 6 reasons why the Galil ACE is better than the AK-47/AKM. According to IWI’s marketing materials: “The modernized Galil ACE is based upon the reliable mechanism of the original Galil rifle first developed by IMI in the late 1960s. Drawing inspiration from the legendary Russian AK-47 and the Finnish Valmet […] Read More … The post 6 Reasons Why the Galil ACE is Better than the AK-47 & AKM appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, James, Valmet, Iwi, IMI, ACE, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Rifles, TFBTV, AKM, Ak-74, Galil, Semi-Auto


TFB REVIEW: KNS SwitchSight Glock Sights

You just bought a Glock, and let’s face it, those plastic factory Glock sights are flat out embarrassing. Plastic sights on a metal slide just don’t make a whole lot of sense, and they are definitely nothing to write home about. When it comes time to upgrade those sights there are two things you may […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: KNS SwitchSight Glock Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Editorial, Glock, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencers, Glock 17, Dead Air, Dead Air Armamanet, Semi-Auto, Pistol Mounted Red Dot, KNS Precision, Reflex/Red Dot, Switchsight


The Low-Recoil Space-Age MARS Rifle

I learned about the MARS rifle right before the SHOT Show 2019. The video demonstration of this rifle on the company’s website showed that while being chambered in .308 Winchester, the rifle virtually has no recoil. Needless to say that I was curious to find the MARS Inc. at the show and see if the […] Read More … The post The Low-Recoil Space-Age MARS Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mars, Editorial, Mars Inc, Rifles, Semi-Auto, MARS Rifle, IPROS


CONCEALED CARRY CORNER: GLOCK G43 vs G43X By The Numbers

Good afternoon shooters and welcome back to TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner where we discuss anything and everything related to the topic of packing a firearm for personal protection. Today we are going to revisit a topic we touched on more than two years ago: a by the numbers look at two of the most popular […] Read More … The post CONCEALED CARRY CORNER: GLOCK G43 vs G43X By The Numbers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Comparison, TFB, Glock, Concealed Carry, Pistols, G43, Concealment, Semi-Auto, Concealed Carry Corner, Carry Corner, G43X


Reader’s Choice BEST Full-Size Striker-Fired Pistol: Glock Gen5 17 9mm

We apologize for our tardiness in getting you the results for January’s poll. SHOT Show had us all run a little ragged and overwhelmed. This was a pretty fun one to debate though because the options and possibilities seem nearly endless! We also all have our own personal preferences and biases we lean strongly towards. […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice BEST Full-Size Striker-Fired Pistol: Glock Gen5 17 9mm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Semi-Auto, FN 509 9mm, Glock Gen5 17 9mm, Heckler & Koch VP-9 9mm, Sig Sauer P320 9mm, Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 9mm, Type 14 Nambu 8mm


[IDEX 2019] Stoeger STR-9 from Turkey

Stoeger is a Turkish manufacturer mostly known for its shotguns, which are frequently based on designs of the parent company Benelli. Being part of the Beretta Holding, however, Stoeger has also been manufacturing semiautomatic pistols for some years. Specifically, they took over from Beretta the production of the 8000 series “Cougar” models. This was the […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2019] Stoeger STR-9 from Turkey appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Turkey, Beretta, Daily News, Benelli, Stoeger, Pistols, BDT, IDEX, Semi-Auto, STR-9, IDEX 2019, Benelli Being, Beretta Holding


[EnforceTac] FN Introduces 300BLK SCAR-SC Subcompact Carbine

In 2017, at the French exhibition Milipol, TFB told you about and showed you pictures of FN Herstal’s SCAR-SC with 300 BLK in development. Time flies, and as Enforce Tac 2019 open 6 – 7 March 2019 in Nuremberg (Germany), TFB will be there to examine the real one. Enforce Tac is an international trade fair for […] Read More … The post [EnforceTac] FN Introduces 300BLK SCAR-SC Subcompact Carbine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Time, Rfid, Press Releases, Nuremberg Germany, Keymod, Honey Badger, FN Herstal, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, FN SCAR, 300 BLK, Semi-Auto, EnforceTac, FN SCAR-SC Subcompact Carbine, MIL/LE, Bavarian State Police


Wilson Combat Now Offers Vickers Elite Package for Glock 45 Pistols

Wilson Combat has announced that along with the Gen5 Glock 19 and Glock 17 pistols, now they also offer Glock 45 pistols with the Vickers Elite upgrade package. This combination of custom features was specified by none other than Larry Vickers himself. Here is how Vickers Elite Glocks are described on Wilson Combat’s website: Leading firearms […] Read More … The post Wilson Combat Now Offers Vickers Elite Package for Glock 45 Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Wilson, Daily News, Larry Vickers, Wilson Combat, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Vickers Elite, Glock 45


[IDEX 2019] Edelweiss Industries from Austria

Edelweiss Industries, not to be confused with the Swiss Edelweiss Arms, is truly an unusual find in a defense-oriented event such as IDEX. The small Austrian company, born out of the shooting range Edelweiss Adventure, offers an interesting array of Glock accessories. Edelweiss Magazine Base Pad A Glock magazine base pad extending the capacity and […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2019] Edelweiss Industries from Austria appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Austria, Daily News, Glock, Pistols, Shooting Accessories, IDEX, Semi-Auto, IDEX 2019, Edelweiss Industries, Edelweiss Magazine Base Pad A Glock


M1A Vs. SKS – A Better Battle Rifle?

Comparing the Springfield M1A to a Russian SKS. Joel shoots them and tries to determine how they stack up and which one is a better battle rifle. You may notice there’s very little discussion about the accuracy of these guns. You can expect a minute of man at distance and approximately two MOA at 100 […] Read More … The post M1A Vs. SKS – A Better Battle Rifle? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Joel, Springfield, Springfield Armory, SKS, TFBTV, M1a, Semi-Auto, Battle Rifles, Russian machine gun, Semi-auto Rifles, World War 2 Guns


Cobra Commander Themed H&K XM8

Tom Bostic of TommyBuilt Tactical is a legend in gun building (and other stuff), specifically when it comes to Heckler & Koch. TFB’s Nicholas C wrote this story about the G36 last year. Here we’re going to look at an HK SL8 into HK XM8 build, inspired by the Cobra Commander,  a fictional character from the […] Read More … The post Cobra Commander Themed H&K XM8 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Insight, Daily News, Heckler & Koch, Scopes, G36, Country Rifle, Tommy Built, Semi-Auto, Tom Bostic, Nicholas C, HK XM8, Reflex/Red Dot, Custom Theme


[IDEX 2019] TRB RS9 Vampir from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The TRB RS9 Vampir is a rather unknown pistol from Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was briefly introduced to TFB readers by Miles in 2017. At IDEX 2019, TFB had a chance to get a closer look. TRB The company, born as a military-industrial conglomerate in 1955 and recently privatized, showcased at IDEX an overview of […] Read More … The post [IDEX 2019] TRB RS9 Vampir from Bosnia and Herzegovina appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Bosnia, Daily News, Herzegovina, Pistols, IDEX, Semi-Auto, TRB, RS9, IDEX 2019, Vampir, IDEX 2019 TFB


TFB Review: TriStar Tactical Shotgun

TriStar Tactical Shotgun is an interesting addition to the gun world. I know many will reject it immediately for being a bullpup, and that is fine, but having had a chance to play with a 12 gauge bullpup was a welcomed exit from the gun world standard. Every time I took this shotgun to the range, […] Read More … The post TFB Review: TriStar Tactical Shotgun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Shotgun, Shotguns, Tristar, Semi-Auto, Bullpup Shotgun


The Real Guns of John Wick: Handguns (Glock & STI)

The post The Real Guns of John Wick: Handguns (Glock & STI) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, John Wick, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto


TFB Review: Kimber Micro 9 ESV

A tiny 9 The new Kimber Micro 9 ESV is one of the latest additions to Kimber’s Micro 9 line of pistols. Like other Micro 9’s, the ESV has a steel slide and aluminum frame, and is an upscaled version of their Micro chambered in .380. The unique features of the ESV are: Night sights […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Kimber Micro 9 ESV appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Kimber, ESV, 9mm, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Micro 9, Micro 9 ESV