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TFB Review: Ruger LCP II-Small improvements to a small pistol make a BIG difference

A long time ago in a desert not so far away I remember the first time I saw a Ruger LCP in person.  It was at Gunsite’s pro shop in the spring of 2008. Better built than the P-3AT, it won me over and became part of my regular hot weather carry rotation.  I have […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Ruger LCP II-Small improvements to a small pistol make a BIG difference appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Ruger, LCP, Pistols, Gunsite, Semi-Auto, 380 ACP, LCP II, LCP 2


Rock Island Armory Introduce New Shotgun – the VR80

Rock Island Armory have introduced their new semi-automatic shotgun – the VR80. Developed by Rock Island Armory’s Philippine parent company Armscor, the new AR-style 12 gauge, magazine fed shotgun will hit shelves in 2019. Rock Island Armory are called the VR80 ‘a lean, mean customizable machine.’ Heralded as a customizable platform for shooters the VR80 has […] Read More … The post Rock Island Armory Introduce New Shotgun – the VR80 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, Daily News, RIA, Armscor, Rock Island Armory, Semi-Auto, Semi Auto Shotgun, RIA Imports, RIA Imports VR80


B&T USA Announces APC308

Back in March 2018, Eric broke the news that B&T were finally set to offer a 7.62x51mm APC, the APC308. The rifle was unveiled at the 2018 Enforce TAC show but no details on when it might arrive in the US were given. It now appears that B&T USA are preparing to bring the APC308 […] Read More … The post B&T USA Announces APC308 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Press Releases, Eric, Rifles, B&T, Semi-Auto, B&T USA, B&T APC308


Reader’s Choice: BEST Full-Size Striker-Fired Pistol

Happy New Year’s to all of our readers! We are officially in 2019 and that means we are inching closer to SHOT Show everyday. While it is awesome to hear about all of the new firearms coming out every winter, it can be equally fun to posture what are the best ones already in circulation.  […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice: BEST Full-Size Striker-Fired Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Beretta, Editorial, Ruger, Glock, Springfield Armory, Sig Sauer, FN, Pistols, Smith & Wesson, Semi-Auto, Full-Size Striker-Fired, Reader's Choice


PTR GOES BIG (And Small): New 9KT And 9R MP5 Style Guns

Building on last year’s successful launch of two MP5 clones, South Carolina based firearms manufacturer PTR is announcing two new models in their production line up. The 9KT is an MP5K clone with a custom handguard, top rail and an end cap capable of accepting slings, pistol stabilizing braces and stocks (mind the NFA, boys and […] Read More … The post PTR GOES BIG (And Small): New 9KT And 9R MP5 Style Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, South Carolina, Daily News, NFA, PTR, Pistols, Rifles, Semi-Auto


ZEV Technologies Introduces First Pistol – the O.Z-9

ZEV Technologies, best known for their aftermarket Glock parts, has introduced their first pistol, the O.Z-9. The new pistol, reputedly 12 years in the making, boasts a modular system composed of slide, frame and an internal steel receiver. Here’s ZEV’s press release announcing the launch of the new pistol in full: ZEV spent 12 years perfecting […] Read More … The post ZEV Technologies Introduces First Pistol – the O.Z-9 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Zev, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Zev Technologies, O.Z-9, OZ9


Lone Wolf Introduces a Hybrid Timberwolf LARGE Glock Frame

Lone Wolf Distributors has announced the availability of a new version of their recently introduced Timberwolf Large (10mm/.45 ACP) frame. This new product is called TWL-S. It combines a G29/G30 size grip with a G20/21 size dust cover. In other words, by using this frame you can build a 10mm Auto or .45 ACP Glock parts compatible […] Read More … The post Lone Wolf Introduces a Hybrid Timberwolf LARGE Glock Frame appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Hybrid, Daily News, ACP, Lone Wolf, Timberwolf, Pistols, Semi-Auto, TWL-S, ACP Glock


Stout Power & Smooth Handling: NEW Walther CCP M2 .380 ACP

Walther Arms recently improved upon their popular CCP pistol by making a 2nd iteration with the CCP M2. With an easier disassembly process and smooth handling, the Walther CCP M2 has garnered a lot of love from concealed carry advocates and range enthusiasts. Now leading into SHOT Show for 2019, the internet has shown us […] Read More … The post Stout Power & Smooth Handling: NEW Walther CCP M2 .380 ACP appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ccp, Walther, ACP, Walther CCP, Pistols, Walther Arms, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, 380 ACP, CCP M2, Stout Power amp


SURPRISE, New GLOCKS! Silver Slimline G43X And G48 Roll Out

In what might have been this holiday season’s worst best kept secret, filled with the drama of artist renderings and feature speculations, TFB is finally ready to debut the real thing. GLOCK is releasing two new Slimline pistols – the G43X and a longer slide G48 – that are aimed squarely at the everyday carry […] Read More … The post SURPRISE, New GLOCKS! Silver Slimline G43X And G48 Roll Out appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Featured, News, Guns, Breaking News, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, G43X, G48


New GLOCK 43X (Silver Slimline) and GLOCK 48 Roll Out

In what might have been this holiday season’s worst best kept secret, filled with the drama of artist renderings and feature speculations, TFB is finally ready to debut the real thing. GLOCK is releasing two new Slimline pistols – the GLOCK 43X and a longer slide GLOCK 48 – that are aimed squarely at the […] Read More … The post New GLOCK 43X (Silver Slimline) and GLOCK 48 Roll Out appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Featured, Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, G43X, G48


Saiga-MK SVAROG – The First Project of Kalashnikov Concern’s Custom Shop

Kalashnikov Concern has released a new competition ready rifle called Saiga-MK Svarog (Сварог – name of a Slavic deity). The rifle is the first project of the company’s custom shop which they call “firearm tuning laboratory”. The Saiga-MK Svarog rifle is made for competition shooting. It is chambered in .223 Remington. The rifle features a […] Read More … The post Saiga-MK SVAROG – The First Project of Kalashnikov Concern’s Custom Shop appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Custom Shop, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Rifles, Semi-Auto, Kalashnikov Concern, Saiga Mk, Svarog, Saiga MK Svarog Сварог


Suppressed IWI Tavor and B&T APC-9

Here are few examples of suppressed firearms, in either 9×19 mm or the more powerful .223 Remington (or 5,56×45 mm). The B&T APC9 Suomi pictured is just like the normal APC9 except it has a pinned suppressor (rather long one) to get into the legal minimum length in Suomi Finland. It is supposed to have […] Read More … The post Suppressed IWI Tavor and B&T APC-9 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, APC, Sai, Suomi, Tavor, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, B&T, IWI Tavor, Cole-Tac, Semi-Auto, Apc9, Suomi Finland, Subsonic Ammunition, MIL/LE, B&T APC9 Suomi


TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Prancer’s Perfect Pistols

Merry Christmas you filthy animals and thanks for putting up with more of our 12 Days Of TFB Christmas. If you can bear with me for a few more days I promise to leave you alone on December 25th (maybe). Picking perfect pistols is a personal and polarizing topic of discussion. Some of you are […] Read More … The post TFB’s 12 Days Of Christmas: Prancer’s Perfect Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, TFB, Pistols, Best Gear, Semi-Auto


Paul Howe Signature Glock Pistols by Wilson Combat

Wilson Combat has introduced another series of special edition weapons customized to the specifications of a renown industry professional. This time they offer two weapons – Gen 4 Glock 19 and Glock 26 pistols. These handguns are made to meet the requirements of Paul Howe. For those of you who don’t know who Paul Howe is, […] Read More … The post Paul Howe Signature Glock Pistols by Wilson Combat appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Signature Series, Wilson, Daily News, Glock, Wilson Combat, Paul Howe, Pistols, Custom Glock, Semi-Auto, Paul Howe Signature Glock Pistols


Featured Deals of the Week – 12/14/18

Weekly Deals Roundup Deals on D&H 5.56 magazines, the C308, Prvi 30-06 ammunition, the Vortex Razor GenII, and 80 Percent build kits. D&H 5.56 30RD ALUMINUM MAGAZINE – $6.99 What the deal is: Palmetto State Armory has put their D&H aluminum magazines on sale again. These are 30 round 5.56 magazines (or 9 round .458 […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 12/14/18 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Editorial, Optic, Palmetto State Armory, Rifles, Guns & Gear, Scopes, Ammunition, 30-06 Springfield, Semi-Auto, 5.56 Magazine, 308 Rifle, Gun Deals, 30-06 Ammunition, Build kit


KERES Dynamics SIG P320 Products

Today we are introducing you a new firearm accessories manufacturing company called Keres Dynamics. The company is specialized in designing aftermarket parts for the SIG P320 pistol. In fact, they state that they aim “to take the P320 performance parts industry by storm“. Keres Dynamics entered the industry with three SIG P320 products – flat trigger, […] Read More … The post KERES Dynamics SIG P320 Products appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Semi-Auto, SIG P320, Keres Dynamics, PRO ACTION, PRO ADJUST, PRO EXTEND


DSArms to Offer Israeli FAL Parts Kit

DSArms has announced the availability of a new FAL parts kit based on surplused Israeli Defence Force FALs. The kits include a magazine and everything but the rifle’s upper receiver and barrel. Luckily, DSArms will also be offering correctly marked new receivers soon to create the most authentic Israeli FAL build. These are not yet […] Read More … The post DSArms to Offer Israeli FAL Parts Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, IDF, FAL, Rifles, Fn Fal, Surplus, Parts Kit, Semi-Auto


US Army Orders More Barrett M107s

The US Army is set to receive a new batch of .50 calibre M107 long range sniper rifles with the Department of Defense announcing the contract award on the 28th November. The near $8 million dollar order will see Barrett Firearms provide between 700 and 800 rifles.These are likely destined for the Army and possibly […] Read More … The post US Army Orders More Barrett M107s appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Department Of Defense, Army, US Army, Daily News, Rifles, Barrett Firearms, Semi-Auto, Barrett M107, Long Range Sniper Rifle, US Army Orders More Barrett


[Indo Defense 2018] MP5 Clones, 7.62mm Rifles, News from Indonesia’s Pindad

What captivated many visitors to Indo Defense 2018 this year from Pindad was the defense companies Harimau Modern Medium Weight tank that was a product of a joint venture with a Turkish defense company. However when it comes to small arms, Pindad had some new offerings as well, some that we should be seeing within Indonesian […] Read More … The post [Indo Defense 2018] MP5 Clones, 7.62mm Rifles, News from Indonesia’s Pindad appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Indonesia, Defense, Companies, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, Mp5, Night Vision, PINDAD, Semi-Auto, Indo Defense, Indo Defense 2018, STK50, Harimau Modern Medium Weight


POTD: Barrett XM109 AMPR

Today we’re taking a look at the Barrett that never was, the XM109 AMPR.   Originally known as the Objective Sniper Weapon (OSW), the XM109 now bears the designation Anti-Material Payload Rifle (AMPR).  Using the existing lower receiver from the M82/M107 rifle, Barrett built proprietary upper receiver and magazine to accommodate a much larger new […] Read More … The post POTD: Barrett XM109 AMPR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Barrett, Photo of the Day, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Grenade Launcher, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Semi-Auto, Barrett M107, Barrett M82A1, MIL/LE, 25mm Grenade


Nazi Minister’s Pistol Found in Attic Goes on Display in Netherlands

The Netherlands’ National Military Museum has unveiled a new display including the pistol carried by Adolf Hitler’s right hand man in the Netherlands during World War Two. The pistol was owned by Arthur Seyss-Inquart, an Austrian Nazi politician who was appointed as Reichskommissar of the Netherlands by Hitler in late May 1940. He directed the Nazi […] Read More … The post Nazi Minister’s Pistol Found in Attic Goes on Display in Netherlands appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, Netherlands, Ww2, Hitler, World War Two, Adolf Hitler, Daily News, Pistols, Pistol, Semi-Auto, Sauer 38H, Netherlands National Military Museum, Arthur Seyss Inquart


Auto Ordnance Floats in a NEW Airborne M1 Carbine

Auto Ordnance in conjunction with Outlaw Ordnance is releasing another one-of-a-kind firearm with their NEW Airborne M1 Carbine. Auto Ordnance and Outlaw Ordnance have created a unique partnership this year and have debuted multiple custom firearms. Their latest team effort pays homage to all of the airborne members of our military from WWII. Auto Ordnance […] Read More … The post Auto Ordnance Floats in a NEW Airborne M1 Carbine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Rifles, M1 Carbine, Auto-Ordnance, Product Announcement, Airborne, Semi-Auto, Outlaw Ordnance, NEW Airborne M1 Carbine Auto Ordnance


Philippines Orders 50,000 .45 ACP Pistols

The Philippine Department of National Defense has announced that they have signed a contract to manufacture 50,000 ‘.45 caliber high-capacity pistols’ with ARMSCOR for the use by the Philippine armed forces (AFP). Part of a push by the Philippine government to increase their indigenous production and self-reliance. The announcement did not detail which pistol will […] Read More … The post Philippines Orders 50,000 .45 ACP Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Philippines, Press Releases, Armscor, Pistols, Pistol, Rock Island Armory, Semi-Auto, Philippine Department of National Defense, MIL/LE, Phlippine Army, ACP Pistols


NEW Springfield Armory Range Officer – RO Elite Operator 10mm

Springfield Armory has a new pistol for all of us and it delivers some more of that 10mm goodness! This morning they have unveiled the NEW RO Elite Operator 10mm. Aside from the TRP models Springfield Armory has introduced to the market, the RO Elite Operator is now on a short list of 10mm handguns […] Read More … The post NEW Springfield Armory Range Officer – RO Elite Operator 10mm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Springfield Armory, TRP, Pistols, Range Officer, 10mm, Springfield Armory Range Officer, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, RO Elite Operator, Springfield Armory Range Officer RO Elite Operator


[Indo Defense 2018] MKE’s KPT-76 Designated Marksman’s Rifle

At Indo Defense 2018 this year we at TFB were able to get a hands-on examination of MKE’s KNT-76 Designated Marksman Rifle. The rifle is an upgraded MPT-76 service rifle that has a number of additional design features to increase its accuracy and precision as a squad level DMR rifle. Currently, there aren’t any in […] Read More … The post [Indo Defense 2018] MKE’s KPT-76 Designated Marksman’s Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Turkey, Daily News, TFB, MPT, Ar-15, DMR, MKE, Rifles, Semi-Auto, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, Indo Defense, Indo Defense 2018, KNT-76


NEW Sig Sauer P238 & P938 to Join the Legion Line-Up

The fold of Legion firearms continues to grow constantly. Now the P238 .380 ACP and P938 9mm models will join that elite collection as well. Some of the highlights of receiving that special make-over are a machined aluminum trigger, extended magwell, and a Cerakote Elite Gray Coated slide and frame. Sig sauer p238 legion .380 […] Read More … The post NEW Sig Sauer P238 & P938 to Join the Legion Line-Up appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Legion, ACP, Sig Sauer, Pistols, P938, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, P238, Cerakote Elite Gray Coated


BOTW: Valorius’ Glorious Build

The 19th Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Valorius.  I only called it “Glorious” because it was kind of poetic. Overall a pretty clean build, and good integration of the Cobalt Linear Compensator—it looks good here. Valorius has been a long time contributor in the comments and discord so feel free to […] Read More … The post BOTW: Valorius’ Glorious Build appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, Semi-Auto, AR Patterned, Build Of The Week, Valorius


Update: Manufacturing Process of New AUTOMAG Pistol

Several months ago we talked about the revival of the AutoMag pistol by Auto Mag LTD, Corp. Particularly, we discussed the design changes of the magazine and the feeding system in general. Recently, the company has released an update about the current status of the new Auto Mag pistol’s production process. Currently, the company is […] Read More … The post Update: Manufacturing Process of New AUTOMAG Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Casting, Daily News, Pistols, Automag, Semi-Auto, Auto Mag, Auto Mag Ltd Corp


POTD: Smith & Wesson M&P Stops a Bullet in the Line of Duty

Yesterday’s unfortunate high-profile shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, which apparently arose due to a dispute over a broken engagement, could have been even worse had this officer not been carrying his Smith & Wesson M&P: Chicago PD was dispatched to address the shooter.  When police arrived at the scene, the perpetrator fired upon responding […] Read More … The post POTD: Smith & Wesson M&P Stops a Bullet in the Line of Duty appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Chicago, Smith, Smith Wesson, Mercy Hospital, Photo of the Day, Semi-Auto, MIL/LE


Featured Deals of the Week – 11/16/2018

Weekly Deals Roundup 3 – Sig Sauer P320 X-series and ammo, Lancer L5 Magazines, Heritage Rough-Rider SA, Steel Targets, Stag 15 Lower Deals of the Week number 3, 9mm edition. Sig p320 x-series with 500 rounds – $729.99-849.99 + Free S&H What the deal is: Sportsman’s Outdoor is offering a combo deal of not only […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week – 11/16/2018 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Revolver, Editorial, Ammo, Ar-15, 9mm, Pistols, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, 22wmr, Ar-15 Lower, 22LR, Stag Arms, Semi-Auto