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NEW SIG Sauer Pistol: The P365XL Set To Ship In June

Earlier this evening, the internet was a flutter with images of a rumored new pistol from SIG Sauer. Well, TFB is here to let you know that the rumblings are true: the SIG Sauer P365XL will be available to consumers in just a few short weeks. A select group of TFB and TFBTV staff were […] Read More … The post NEW SIG Sauer Pistol: The P365XL Set To Ship In June appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, P365, Daily News, TFB, Sig Sauer, TFBTV, Product Announcement, P365XL, SIG Sauer Well TFB


SILENCER SATURDAY #73: The Best Suppressor Ammo

Good afternoon silenced shooters and welcome back to the latest edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday. We spend a lot of time analyzing, researching and discussing the best suppressors for your needs within my weekly ramblings – which is obviously important. But we don’t spend enough time on the importance of ammo selection. Even the best […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #73: The Best Suppressor Ammo appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Ammo, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Ammunition, Silencer Saturday


LMT Defense Announces Award with Estonian Defence Forces

LMT Defense have confirmed their award of the contract for the Estonian Defence Forces new 5.56×45 and 7.62x51mm rifles. We have been closely following the Estonian rifle trials here at TFB and back in December 2018, we reported that Estonia’s military had chosen two of LMT’s rifles. The contracts have now been signed and production […] Read More … The post LMT Defense Announces Award with Estonian Defence Forces appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Companies, Press Releases, Estonia, TFB, LMT, Ar-15, Rifles, AR Patterned, LMT MARS-L, LMT Defense, MIL/LE, Estonian Defence Forces, Estonian Defense Force


First Firearm: 1st Hunting Shotgun for All Seasons and Game

Welcome to another installment of TFB’s First Firearm Series. This series is dedicated to those that are contemplating buying their first firearm ever, or the first firearm for the specific topic that we are discussing each week. In this week’s edition, we are covering the first hunting shotgun someone might purchase and things to consider before you […] Read More … The post First Firearm: 1st Hunting Shotgun for All Seasons and Game appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, Editorial, TFB, First Firearm, Hunting Shotgun


SILENCER SATURDAY #71: Suppressor Height Sights Are OVERRATED

Good morning everyone and thanks for reading yet another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, a safe space for common people preserving their hearing, not government-backed movie assassins. Today we will be talking about a peripheral issue effecting suppressed shooters: sight picture. The question (or comments) regarding the use of suppressor height sights on pistols is […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #71: Suppressor Height Sights Are OVERRATED appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday


Reader’s Choice BEST Overall Accessory: SB Tactical SBA3 Pistol Stabilizing Brace

For the month of April, we challenged our readers with a pretty broad category for the Reader’s Choice by asking you what is the “BEST Overall Accessory for a Rifle, Shotgun, or Pistol.” We received appropriate criticism that the category is indeed very broad which we will not disagree with. We at TFB slightly enjoy […] Read More … The post Reader’s Choice BEST Overall Accessory: SB Tactical SBA3 Pistol Stabilizing Brace appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Shooting Accessories, Guns & Gear, SB Tactical, SBA3, Reader's Choice, SBA3 Pistol Brace


[NRA 2019] American Suppressor Association (ASA) Media Shoot

The American Suppressor Association hosted a special media shoot before the start of NRA 2019 to help display and show off some of the industry’s best and upcoming silencers! We at TFB were very grateful and fortunate enough to have been extended an invitation and gladly came to see everything that was on display. There […] Read More … The post [NRA 2019] American Suppressor Association (ASA) Media Shoot appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shows, Asa, Nra, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, American Suppressor Association, NRA 2019, American Suppressor Association ASA Media Shoot


First Firearm: First 22LR, A Cheap & Easy Way To Marksmanship

Welcome to another installment of TFB’s First Firearm Series. This series is dedicated to those that are contemplating buying their first firearm ever, or the first of whichever is the topic at hand. In this week’s edition, we’re covering the classic, practical, and affordable to almost any budget, .22 Long Rifle (lr).   FIRST FIREARM […] Read More … The post First Firearm: First 22LR, A Cheap & Easy Way To Marksmanship appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, TFB, Rifle, Rimfire, Pistol, Lever Action, 22LR, First Firearm Series


First Firearm: Considerations For Your First AR15 Rifle

TFB’s First Firearm Series is dedicated to those that haven’t yet taken the plunge into firearm ownership, or for the particular firearm at hand. So, if you’re looking at getting your first AR15, I hope we can ease any confusion you may have. The current market for the AR15 pattern rifle has heavy aftermarket support […] Read More … The post First Firearm: Considerations For Your First AR15 Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB


BREAKING: The Firearm Blog DELETED From Instagram – UPDATE

Without any warning, the social media platform Instagram has deleted The Firearm Blog’s account and all its contents. While the exact reason for the removal is unknown, it doesn’t take a modern-day Sherlock Holmes to make a few basic deductions. TFB’s account was nothing but images of guns and gear. We didn’t post nudity, profanity, […] Read More … The post BREAKING: The Firearm Blog DELETED From Instagram – UPDATE appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Instagram, Guns, Companies, Sherlock Holmes, Breaking News, Deleted, Daily News, TFB, Account


BREAKING: The Firearm Blog DELETED From Instagram

Without any warning, the social media platform Instagram has deleted The Firearm Blog’s account and all its contents. While the exact reason for the removal is unknown, it doesn’t take a modern-day Sherlock Holmes to make a few basic deductions. TFB’s account was nothing but images of guns and gear. We didn’t post nudity, profanity, […] Read More … The post BREAKING: The Firearm Blog DELETED From Instagram appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Instagram, Guns, Companies, Sherlock Holmes, Breaking News, Deleted, Daily News, TFB, Account


ANNOUNCING The TFB Glock Giveaway Winner – G43X Or G48

A few weeks ago TFB and GLOCK gave our readers the chance to win one of two GLOCK pistols: either the G43X or the G48, both of which are part of the new Silver Slide slimline series. On the heels of the Chuck Norris spokesperson announcement, we think it is fitting to publicly announce the GLOCK […] Read More … The post ANNOUNCING The TFB Glock Giveaway Winner – G43X Or G48 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Giveaways, Guns, Daily News, TFB, Chuck Norris, TFB Glock Giveaway Winner


SILENCER SATURDAY #67: Reflex Suppressors from CZUSA

Good afternoon shooters and thanks for joining us once again for TFB’s Silencer Saturday. On today’s episode, we will take a look at a unique subset of the muffler market: reflex suppressors. As an in-house example, CZUSA has graciously loaned us one of their 7.62 Ti models that includes some modern features on top of […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #67: Reflex Suppressors from CZUSA appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, CZUSA, Silencer Saturday


World Premiere Test: Steiner M7Xi IFS 4-28×56 ballistic sight

TFB first reported about the new Steiner M7Xi IFS 4-28×56 – Intelligent Firing Solution – about a year ago. The specifications of the new Steiner MX7i IFS look very good on paper, and the limited look I had through the glass at last year’s EnforceTac in Germany didn’t stop the temptation to buy one. Below: The suppressor […] Read More … The post World Premiere Test: Steiner M7Xi IFS 4-28×56 ballistic sight appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Optics, Editorial, TFB, Steiner, Kestrel, Scopes, Steiner Optics, ASE Utra, FinnAccuracy, MSR2, Ballistic Calculator, Ballistic Computer, Steiner M7Xi


New TFB Series: FIRST FIREARM, Introduction

Welcome to TFB’s new series – “First Firearm”. In this series, we’ll cover topics that apply to choosing your first firearm. Most of our faithful readers have already started their path to gun ownership and gun collecting, but we don’t want to leave out those that haven’t and are perhaps considering buying a gun for […] Read More … The post New TFB Series: FIRST FIREARM, Introduction appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Shotguns, Editorial, TFB, Pistols, Rifles, Revolvers, First Firearm Series


SILENCER SATURDAY #66: VOX Versus Saker; Decibels For Subs And Supers

Good morning suppressor fans and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where taking the red pill means a life of silencer freedom and taking the blue pill means an unthreaded muzzle and blissful ignorance. Today we are wrapping up last week’s coverage of the Energetic Armament VOX – a virtually indestructible 7.62 silencer that is […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #66: VOX Versus Saker; Decibels For Subs And Supers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Vox, Editorial, TFB, Saker, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday, Energetic Armament VOX


Bullet Points: Top 5 Rounds From Sig Sauer Ammunition

Ok, so there are more than just five items on my list; I couldn’t decide which of the SIG Sauer ammunition should take the top five slots. But since SIG has been nice enough to supply me with ammo for decibel testing for TFB’s Silencer Saturday, I thought it would be a good idea to […] Read More … The post Bullet Points: Top 5 Rounds From Sig Sauer Ammunition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Sig Sauer, 9mm, Ammunition, Sig Sauer Ammunition, 300 BLACKOUT, Best Gear, Match King, V-Crown


Blowout Prices! Hudson Pistols Now On Sale For $599

The TFB team has spent the last hour mulling over this blowout deal – Hudson Pistols are now on sale for $599 at GrabAGun.com. Before we go any further, I want to make it perfectly clear that this is not an advertisement; I received this email blast just like thousands of other shooters across the […] Read More … The post Blowout Prices! Hudson Pistols Now On Sale For $599 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Daily News, TFB, Pistols, Grabagun, Hudson Pistols


SILENCER SATURDAY #64: 5.56mm Allen Engineering Suppressors

Good afternoon friends and thanks for joining us once again for TFB’s Silencer Saturday. We have a special treat for you today: a comprehensive test of five of the most popular Allen Engineering Suppressors available. The M4S, AEM2, AEM3 and AEM4 respectively are all designed around the profile of the M4 barrel. As a comparison, […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #64: 5.56mm Allen Engineering Suppressors appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Allen Engineering Suppressors


THE MORE YOU KNOW: What Is An Assault Rifle?

Of all the questions in the gun world, What Is An Assault Rifle, seems to be the one answered and used by those least competent to do so. And since TFB is (arguably) the world’s leading resource on firearms, I thought we should take a minute to settle the debate once and for all. So, […] Read More … The post THE MORE YOU KNOW: What Is An Assault Rifle? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, The More You Know, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Assault Rifle, Machine Guns


St. Patrick’s Day At TFB: Skilled Shooter, Lucky Shot

There are many traditions associated with Saint Patrick’s Day: wearing green, window-mounted shamrocks, disgusting green beer and now TFB’s Skilled Shooter, Lucky Shot posts. I’d like to think that we have included a little something for everyone (who doesn’t need more magazines). Here’s a little known fact about Saint Patrick that is worth sharing: he […] Read More … The post St. Patrick’s Day At TFB: Skilled Shooter, Lucky Shot appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Editorial, Vortex, Trigger, TFB, Patrick, CCI, PMAG, Scopes, St Patrick's Day, Surefire, Best Gear, Giessle


Silencer Saturday #63: YHM Resonator And YHM Turbo REVIEWS

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for reading TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where we voluntarily register our firearms with the government and gladly pay $200 for the pleasure to do so. Today we get to review the YHM Resonator and YHM Turbo, complete with some scientific decibel meter readings. We have also shot and tested the […] Read More … The post Silencer Saturday #63: YHM Resonator And YHM Turbo REVIEWS appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday


US Army Testing the NEW Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDM-R) & Compact, Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle (CSASS)

The US Army has been testing its new precision rifles, the Squad Designated Marksman Rifle and the Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle and the first feedback from troops is coming in. Last year TFB reported the adoption of the two new rifles, which are both based on Heckler & Koch’s 7.62x51mm HK417. Stars & Stripes recently […] Read More … The post US Army Testing the NEW Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDM-R) & Compact, Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle (CSASS) appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Defense, US Army, Optics, Daily News, TFB, Koch, Rifles, Heckler & Koch, CSASS, HK417, AR Patterned, SDM-R, NEW Squad Designated Marksman Rifle SDM


SILENCER SATURDAY #62: Yankee Hill ULTimate And Reader’s Notes

Welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where even the best firearms are incomplete without a proper suppressor. Since that stupid groundhog seems to have been wrong about the change of seasons yet again, testing of our next batch of silencers has been postponed a few days. Here’s what we have in store for you in […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #62: Yankee Hill ULTimate And Reader’s Notes appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill, Silencer Saturday


New Sound Suppressors from Voere (Austria)

Voere of Austria’s Sten-styled, suppressed rifle that accommodates AR15 magazines – the VOERE S16 – caused quite a lot of discussions when TFB wrote about it last year. Voere has more hush-hush in stock, with their brand new sound suppressors available for hunting and sporting. The material is combination of carbon, steel and aluminum and judging […] Read More … The post New Sound Suppressors from Voere (Austria) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Austria, Daily News, TFB, Sten, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Sound Suppressor, Voere, Monolithic, VOERE Präzisionstechnik, VOERE S16, Voere Austria


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


SILENCER SATURDAY #61: Subsonic 300 Blackout & AAC Ti-RAID 30

Good afternoon everyone and thanks for coming back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday. This week we continue our dive into the Advanced Armament Corp (AAC) TI-RAID 30 and a bit of subsonic 300 blackout decibel metering. That’s 300 AAC Blackout to you. We’ve got both the direct thread and QD TI-RAID 30’s in house and they […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #61: Subsonic 300 Blackout & AAC Ti-RAID 30 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, AAC, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Advanced Armament Corp, Silencer Saturday


GTGConsult Baseline Target now available in the USA

Almost two years ago TFB mentioned the Portable shooting and training barricades by GTGConsult. GTGConsult is a Danish firearms training and consulting company, and it’s time again for a mentioning, as they have joined forces with RE Factor Tactical to bring their new Baseline Target and concept to the USA. Ebbe Wolff, the owner of GTGConsult […] Read More … The post GTGConsult Baseline Target now available in the USA appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Training, Daily News, TFB, Firearms Training, Best Gear, Refactor, Ebbe Wolff, GTGConsult, Advanced Training, Baseline Target


SILENCER SATURDAY #60: Hollywood Movie Suppressor Appearances!

Good morning everyone and welcome back to the 60th installment of TFB’s Silencer Saturday – a safe place to discuss all the fun things that most people think are absolutely illegal for civilian ownership. Because the only people who need suppressors are assassins and James Bond. Am I right? Today we will take a look […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #60: Hollywood Movie Suppressor Appearances! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, James Bond, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday, Hollywood Movie Suppressor Appearances


SILENCER SATURDAY #59: User Serviceable! The AAC Ti-RAID 30

Good morning everyone and thanks for coming back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where ‘Hollywood quiet’ is a life goal, not a fantasy. Now that the fog of war has cleared off of the SHOT Show floor, we can get back into the business of shooting and testing silencers. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #59: User Serviceable! The AAC Ti-RAID 30 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Editorial, TFB, AAC, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Bolt Action, Silencer Saturday