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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Bipartisan Victory or Corrupt Atrocity?

Welcome everyone to the 98th 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 has […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Bipartisan Victory or Corrupt Atrocity? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 9mm, Pistols, Glock 19, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


New Custom 10mm 1911 on Offer from Kinsey’s and Fusion Firearms

I sometimes struggle to read what the gun industry as a whole wants and I suppose that’s a fruitless effort.  We are blessed with more variety than ever before when it comes to the types of guns available even within the same class and we now have yet another custom offering of the legendary 1911 […] Read More … The post New Custom 10mm 1911 on Offer from Kinsey’s and Fusion Firearms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Kinsey, 1911, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Fusion Firearms, Custom 1911s, Kinsey's


TFB Review: Asgard Defense Kriger M127 Shotgun

At the end of last year, Tom and I went to a shoot hosted by Asgard Defense and BMC Tactical. Asgard Defense was demoing their new 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun, the Kriger, which they had promoted as one of the fastest shooting 12 gauge shotguns on the market.  They also made the claim of low recoil […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Asgard Defense Kriger M127 Shotgun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Shotguns, Tom, Tactical Shotguns, Semi-Auto, Semi Auto Shotgun, Kriger, 12 Guage, Asgard Defense, BMC Tactical Asgard Defense


SILENCER SATURDAY #181: SIG Sauer MODX-9 – Magic Modular Muffler

Hello everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we held our breath and suppressed some full-power 10mm rounds. This week we take away one millimeter to honor the silencer gods and check out the SIG Sauer MODX-9 modular, […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #181: SIG Sauer MODX-9 – Magic Modular Muffler appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Sig Sauer, Pistols, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Yankee Hill Machine, Semi-Auto, Silencer Saturday, MODX-9


New M&P Spec Series Kit Introduced by Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson’s line of M&P handguns have sold phenomenally well since the first model was released in 2005. Over its sixteen-year history to date, the collection has expanded to include a vast array of variants and options covering a half-dozen calibers. It has spawned offshoot versions like the Shield and Shield EZ offerings (and […] Read More … The post New M&P Spec Series Kit Introduced by Smith & Wesson appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Smith, Special Edition, Daily News, Smith & Wesson, Wesson, Handgun, Pistols, Pistol, M&P, S&W, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Spec Series Kit


VIDEO: The NEW Rock Island Armory STK100 Striker Fired Handgun

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves meets with John of RIA to discuss the new Rock Island Armory STK100 striker-fired, aluminum-framed handgun. This gun is, essentially, an aluminum-framed Glock clone that has about 90% parts compatibility with the Glock 3rd gen handguns. However, the STK100 has a number of features that aren’t featured on […] Read More … The post VIDEO: The NEW Rock Island Armory STK100 Striker Fired Handgun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, John, RIA, Armscor, Pistols, TFBTV, Rock Island Armory, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, Striker fired, STK100, Aluminum-framed


SIG’s P365 Family History and Current Variants

Back in 2018, SIG Sauer dropped the initial P365 at SHOT Show and took the concealed carry market by storm. They were the first to come out with a micro-sized double-stack striker-fired 9mm handgun that was accessible to the masses. I can still remember the excitement buzzing around the booth when they were giving interviews […] Read More … The post SIG’s P365 Family History and Current Variants appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, P365, Sig Sauer, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Sig P365, SIG Sauer P365, P365 XL, P365 Family History


Colt 1991A1 Pistol from Movie “Heat” Up for Sale

Firearms fans and movie buffs often share a good deal of overlap. With so many excellent guns and gun-related scenes in such a plethora of films over the years, it’s easy to understand why. Many shooters will have a list of their favorite gun movies, scenes, or specific silver screen firearms. If you were to […] Read More … The post Colt 1991A1 Pistol from Movie “Heat” Up for Sale appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, History, Heat, Al Pacino, Daily News, Colt, Pistols, 45acp, Semi-Auto, Movie Prop, 1991A1, Lt. Vincent Hanna, Prop Gun


Rock Island Armory Introduces The STK100 Striker-Fired Pistol

Rock Island Armory (RIA) has just unveiled their first striker-fired pistol – the STK100. The STK100 features a 17 round standard magazine capacity, aluminum grip, and 1911 style grip angle. The STK100 will be launching officially on June 17th at 10am Mountain time and you can register for the live presentation and Q&A session via the […] Read More … The post Rock Island Armory Introduces The STK100 Striker-Fired Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Armscor, Pistols, Rock Island Armory, Semi-Auto, Striker Fired Pistols, Aluminum Frame 9mm, STK100, Rock Island Armory RIA


Tyrant Designs Unveils 24k Gold Glock 43x/48 Mag Release

Tyrant Designs has just released what has to be the most ostentatious Glock accessory currently on the market – a 24k Gold Extended Magazine Release for the Glock 43x/48 pistols. As opposed to their billet aluminum gold anodized extended magazine release, the Gold magazine release is made from steel and finished off with real 24k […] Read More … The post Tyrant Designs Unveils 24k Gold Glock 43x/48 Mag Release appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Pistols, Tyrant Designs, Semi-Auto, Magazine Release, 24K Gold, Aftermarket Glock Parts


TFB Review: Nelson Custom Guns .22LR 1911 Conversion Kit

My New Year’s resolution for 2021 was to take stock of what I have, use what I’ve got, and stop compulsively internet shopping for more shit. With that in mind, I did an ammunition inventory and discovered that while my stock of 9mm practice ammo will hopefully carry me through another couple of years, I […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Nelson Custom Guns .22LR 1911 Conversion Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Kimber, 1911, Other Gear & Gadgets, Rimfire, Leupold Deltapoint Pro, Semi-Auto, Federal Ammunition, CCI Blazer, Reflex/Red Dot, Firearms Customization, CCI Mini-Mag, 22LR Conversion Kit, Dan Wesson TCP, GMR-13


New Spectre Series Pistols from SIG SAUER Custom Works

By now, SIG SAUER‘s handguns need little introduction. In addition to their stable of highly-regarded prior models, their newest additions with the P320 and P365 models have achieved significant success as well. TFB has previously covered and reviewed numerous iterations of both designs, largely with overwhelmingly positive overtones. In addition to the standard versions of […] Read More … The post New Spectre Series Pistols from SIG SAUER Custom Works appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, TFB, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, P320, Custom Works, P365XL, Firearms Customization, SIG SAUER Custom Works, Spectre Series


TangoDown Adds New Vickers Tactical Floor Plates for SIG and HK Pistols

TangoDown is a popular aftermarket supplier of grips, magazines, optics, and AR-15 and pistol accessories. TangoDown is now offering Vickers Tactical floor plates for the SIG P320 (9mm/.40/.357 SIG) as well as the H&K VP9 and VP40. The floor plates come in packs of 5 and are a direct replacement for their respective factory floor […] Read More … The post TangoDown Adds New Vickers Tactical Floor Plates for SIG and HK Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Daily News, Larry Vickers, Pistols, Vickers Tactical, Semi-Auto, SIG P320, HK VP9, HK VP40, Magazine Floor Plates, TangoDown Inc, TangoDown Adds New Vickers Tactical Floor Plates


Walther Introduces “Black Tie” Meister Manufaktur Q5

Walther has become something of an old name made new again. This venerable brand was founded in Germany way back in 1886, and began making pistols in 1908. Over the last 113 years, they’ve produced some exceedingly recognizable designs, including the P38 from WWII and the PP/PPK series made famous by the James Bond films. […] Read More … The post Walther Introduces “Black Tie” Meister Manufaktur Q5 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Germany, James Bond, Special Edition, Daily News, Walther, Pistols, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Q5 Match Steel Frame, Meister Manufaktur


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Is this Chinese SKS Custom or Cursed?

Welcome everyone to the 96th 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 has […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Is this Chinese SKS Custom or Cursed? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, 7.62x39, Semi-Auto, Chinese SKS, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap


Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun Adopted by PA Game Commission

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has just added a new tool for their officers – the Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun. The Beretta 1301 was recently reviewed over on TFBTV by James Reeves who has dubbed it “The Best Shotgun for the Money.” It would seem that the PA Game Commission agrees as the organization just started […] Read More … The post Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun Adopted by PA Game Commission appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Shotguns, Beretta, Daily News, Pennsylvania Game Commission, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, PA Game Commission, Beretta 1301 Tactical, Pennsylvania Game Comission, Tactical Shotgun


SIG Sauer Announced the Full Sized P320 AXG Pro

SIG Sauer has been releasing a lot of new iterations of the P320 pistols and there is probably a style out there that will please just about anyone. In case you were looking for it, SIG Sauer is now offering the popular P320 AXG style pistol with a pro cut slide mounted on it straight […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer Announced the Full Sized P320 AXG Pro appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Semi-Auto, P320, PRO-Cut Slide, SIG AXG, SIG AXG PRO


Safariland GX4 Holster Fits Added to Concealed Carry Lineup

Those of you who might have picked up one of the new Taurus GX4 micro-compact 9mm pistols are probably still looking for a suitable holster. Thankfully, a couple companies have unveiled their new offerings for the GX4 pistol. The new GX4 holster options include the Bianchi Model 6 ATB, Safariland Model 17, and Bianchi Model […] Read More … The post Safariland GX4 Holster Fits Added to Concealed Carry Lineup appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Taurus, Daily News, ATB, Bianchi, Pistols, Holster, Safariland, Holsters, Semi-Auto, GX4 Holster, Bianchi Model


New VP9SK/P30SK Magazine Extender Kits from XTech Tactical

It seems everyone is trying to up the capacity of our current carry guns and I don’t blame them – capacity is a great way to hedge your bets. XTech Tactical has just released some affordable HK VP9SK & P30SK magazine conversion kits to bring your 10-round HK magazines up to 12 rounds while only […] Read More … The post New VP9SK/P30SK Magazine Extender Kits from XTech Tactical appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Daily News, Pistols, Semi-Auto, XTech Tactical, Magazine Extensions, HK P30sk, HK VP9sk


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Cowboys Classic or Texas Tragic?

Welcome everyone to the 95th 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 has […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Cowboys Classic or Texas Tragic? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, G30, Pistols, 45 ACP, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Glock Gen4


Interview with SIG 550 Series Importer Dave Wagner

The SIG 550 series is, at least for Americans, an uncommon but desirable carbine, and shrouded in mystery. These guns are hard to find, expensive when you do find them, and because most of the ownership and the history relative to the SIG 550-series originates in Europe, even knowledgeable shooters and collectors in the United […] Read More … The post Interview with SIG 550 Series Importer Dave Wagner appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Europe, Guns, United, Daily News, Sig, Rifles, Dave Wagner, Semi-Auto, JDI Firearms, Sig 553, Sig 552, Sig 551


Shield Arms Drops the New Gen 2 S15 Ambidextrous Magazine

Shield Arms blew us all away in late 2019 with the release of their S15 Magazine. The original Shield Arms S15 took the already great Glock 43X and 48 and turned the platform into a compact package that can hold 15 rounds – flush fit. TFBTV Executive Producer James Reeves did some torture testing of […] Read More … The post Shield Arms Drops the New Gen 2 S15 Ambidextrous Magazine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Daily News, Pistols, Product Announcement, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, S15, Shield Arms, Glock 43X, Glock 48, S15 Gen 2


Russian National Guard Adopts the Lebedev Pistol (MPL and MPL1)

Kalashnikov Concern has announced that the National Guard of the Russian Federation (aka Rosgvardiya) has adopted two versions of the Lebedev pistol – MPL and MPL1. According to Dmitry Tarasov, the CEO of Kalashnikov Concern, test samples of the pistols are already issued to Rosgvardiya units for field testing. Earlier, in February of the current year, […] Read More … The post Russian National Guard Adopts the Lebedev Pistol (MPL and MPL1) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, MPL, Lebedev, Pistols, Dmitry Tarasov, 9x19, Semi-Auto, Russian National Guard, Dmitri Lebedev, MPL1, Lebedev Pistol, МПЛ1, Lebedev Pistol MPL, Rosgvardiya


KAR-21 Rifle Teased by Finnish Ensio FireArms

Ensio FireArms is a Finnish firearms manufacturer operated by two guys – Riku Hannukainen and Toni Käräjämies. The goal of Ensio FireArms is to design and develop the most accurate rifles available to the market using a combination of hand-craftsmanship and new ideas and technology. The Ensio FireArms YouTube channel just dropped a teaser video announcing […] Read More … The post KAR-21 Rifle Teased by Finnish Ensio FireArms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Finland, Daily News, Rifles, Semi-Auto, Ensio Firearms, Finnish Firearms, KAR-21, Rk 62, Riku Hannukainen, Ensio FireArms YouTube


Beretta 1301 Shotgun Extended Review

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves puts the Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun to the test with a 1,100 round review of this shotgun at Thunder Ranch during the Combat Shotgun Course. James initially wanted the Benelli M4 to use at the course but after he couldn’t get the Benelli for the class, he “settled” […] Read More … The post Beretta 1301 Shotgun Extended Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, James, Benelli, TFBTV, Thunder Ranch, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, Beretta 1301, Combat Shotgun Course


TFB Review: Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Pistol

Back in December, I had the chance to let you guys know about Smith & Wesson’s newest addition to their M&P15-22 line of firearms being the M&P15-22 Pistol. This pistol technically existed previously before being discontinued. The difference is that the older version had no pistol brace and the new one has an SB Tactical SBA3 […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Smith, Smith & Wesson, Rifles, Rimfire, Pistol, M&P, Semi-Auto, Pistol Brace, AR Patterned, M&P15-22


Midway USA Importing A Large Batch Of WW2 Era M1 Carbines

Midway USA recently announced that they’ve purchased a large lot of M1 Carbines, which is great news for people that are still looking to get their hands on a genuine World War 2 production model. Some of you may recall that last year, a batch from Ethiopia was in the importation process, however this lot, […] Read More … The post Midway USA Importing A Large Batch Of WW2 Era M1 Carbines appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ww2, Ethiopia, Daily News, Midway USA, Rifles, M1 Carbine, 30 Carbine, Semi-Auto


TFB Review: The New Taurus GX4 Sub-Compact 9mm Pistol

Taurus has just released what may very well be the most economical sub-compact 9mm pistol on the market so far. The Taurus GX4 is the company’s answer to similar pistols like the SIG P365, Springfield Hellcat, and Ruger MAX-9. I was sent a Taurus GX4 pistol a little over a month in advance of its […] Read More … The post TFB Review: The New Taurus GX4 Sub-Compact 9mm Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Taurus, Ruger, Concealed Carry, 9mm, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Springfield Hellcat, Carry Pistols, GX4, Sub-Compact 9mm, Sub-Compact Pistols, Taurus GX4


SIG Introduces New P226 Optic Ready PRO-Cut Slide Assembly

Those of you who have been wanting to upgrade your stalwart SIG P226 pistols to fit a more modern aesthetic and function will be happy to hear that SIG has just released the new P226 PRO-Cut Optic ready slide assembly. The new PRO-Cut Slide Assembly is an out-of-the-box factory replacement for your standard P226 slide […] Read More … The post SIG Introduces New P226 Optic Ready PRO-Cut Slide Assembly appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Sig, Pistols, P226, Semi-Auto, PRO-Cut Slide, Slide Assembly, PRO Cut Optic, PRO Cut Slide Assembly


NEW Taurus GX4: The Next Generation Micro 9mm

In this episode of TFBTV, Hop reviews the new Taurus GX4. The GX4 is Taurus’ entry into the micro doublestack 9mm pistol market, with a standard magazine capacity of 11 rounds of 9mm in a package barely larger than a Glock 43. It’s also the first Taurus semi-auto handgun with no manual safety lever because […] Read More … The post NEW Taurus GX4: The Next Generation Micro 9mm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Taurus, Concealed Carry, Pistols, TFBTV, Semi-Auto, GX4