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Concealed Carry Corner: Questioning Whether You Could Take A Human Life

Welcome back to TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner. Most people have heard various statistics about people being killed with their own gun, of which I don’t really pay attention to, since the typical sources are coming from known anti-gunners. However, I won’t deny that people have been killed with their own firearms, which could stem from […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Questioning Whether You Could Take A Human Life appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mindset, Editorial, TFB, Self Defense, Concealed Carry, Deadly Force, Weapon Retension, Concealed Carry Corner, Defense Of Others


POTD: Sunrise and the Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos

After what felt like months of fog, clouds, darkness and other sorts of misery the clouds scattered one morning and the sunrise put some backlight on some clouds. The new Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos which TFB has for review was pointing in the right direction, and a few pictures were taken to enhance this […] Read More … The post POTD: Sunrise and the Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, TFB, SCHMIDT, Bender, Photo of the Day, Exos, Schmidt Bender, Microtech Knives, Spuhr Hunting Line, Microtech Combat Troodon, Schmidt & Bender 3-21x50 Exos


POTD: New York National Guard Soldiers in Sniper Competition

Photo Of The Day – Established in 2014 this is TFB’s way to show carefully selected photographs on a daily basis. As a bonus, you get a short story and hopefully, you’ll learn or see something new. Above you can see Sgt. Andres Diaz (to the left) and Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Melendez. They’re both […] Read More … The post POTD: New York National Guard Soldiers in Sniper Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: New York, Guns, Defense, TFB, National Guard, Photo of the Day, Sniper Competition, New York National Guard Soldiers, Sgt Andres Diaz, Matthew Melendez


BREAKING: CZ Acquires Colt Holding Company

One month ago TFB reported that CZ were in negotiations to acquire Colt, a story that has now developed with an official statement. CZG (Česká zbrojovka Group SE) and Colt Holding Company LLC have signed an agreement which means that CZG will acquire 100% of Colt, including the Colt Canada Corporation. In total, the combined group will […] Read More … The post BREAKING: CZ Acquires Colt Holding Company appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Breaking News, TFB, Colt, CZ, Colt Canada, Colt Canada Corporation, Česká Zbrojovka Group, Company Acquisition, CZ Acquires Colt Holding Company


[TFB GUNFEST] New Belts and Plate Carrier from Blue Force Gear

Blue Force Gear (BFG) arrived in style and unveiled its newest batch of kit at TFB’s GunFest 2021.  Among the slew of new offerings were their newest PLATE-6 carrier, as well as new CHLK and GRID belts. [TFB GUNFEST] New Belts and Plate Carrier from Blue Force Gear PLATE-6 Plate Carrier BFG is a design company, and […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] New Belts and Plate Carrier from Blue Force Gear appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Bfg, Daily News, Armor, TFB, Guns & Gear, Blue Force Gear, Product Announcement, MIL/LE, Gun Fest 2021, GunFest 2021, CHLK Belt, GRID Belt, PLATE-6, CHLK


POTD: Ghillie Suited Sniper with Cadex Defence CDX-MC 338

In today’s Photo Of The Day, we have some lovely photos from a very talented photographer called NM (nikomuukkaphotography). The account specializes in photography of weapons and tactical equipment, so it should be of interest to many of TFB’s readers. The sniper rifle is a Cadex Defence CDX-MC Kraken Multi-Caliber in .338 Lapua Magnum with a […] Read More … The post POTD: Ghillie Suited Sniper with Cadex Defence CDX-MC 338 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Spuhr, Cadex Defence, Nikomuukkaphotography, Sprinter Custom Ghillie, Cadex Defence CDX MC Kraken Multi Caliber


[SHOT 2021] Browning Buck Mark Plus Vision Black/Gold – Suppressor Ready .22LR

The Browning Buck Mark line grows with a new model that should be of interest to many of TFB’s readers, a 2021 SHOT Show Special. It features a lightweight Vision barrel in .22LR with an all-black aluminum outer sleeve. Gold Cerakote finish covers the inner steel barrel and there’s a Picatinny rail for your optics if […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2021] Browning Buck Mark Plus Vision Black/Gold – Suppressor Ready .22LR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Pistols, Rimfire, 22LR, Product Announcement, Browning Buck Mark, Suppressor ready, Buck Mark, SHOT Show 2021, Browning Buck Mark Plus Vision Black Gold


[TFB GUNFEST] New Line Of Medical Pouches From Blue Force Gear

Blue Force Gear has been expanding their Trauma Kit NOW! medical pouch kit line, with six different sizes, each of which will be available in four different level fill options. Brad spoke with TFB about his task of bringing the medical pouches up to speed, which stems from his experience in the medical field, as […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] New Line Of Medical Pouches From Blue Force Gear appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Brad, IFAK, Other Gear & Gadgets, Blue Force Gear, Trauma Kit NOW, Gun Fest 2021, Medical Pouches


[TFB GUNFEST] New Century Arms AP5 and AP5P Pistols

Century Arms unveiled their new AP5 and AP5P pistols at TFB’s GunFest 2021.  While the pistols themselves may not exactly be “new”, they do introduce new options into the US market for fans of the roller delayed blowback platform. New Century Arms AP5 and AP5P Pistols The two new pistols being offered are manufactured under […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] New Century Arms AP5 and AP5P Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, Daily News, TFB, 9mm, Century Arms, Product Announcement, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, Gun Fest 2021, AP5 Pistol, AP5P Pistol


SILENCER SATURDAY #161: Innovative Arms GRUNT Mini Vs. YHM Turbo K

Good evening quiet friends and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we brought out the Innovative Arms DECEPTION 7.62 for a bit of a show and tell. This week we are going smaller with the Innovative […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #161: Innovative Arms GRUNT Mini Vs. YHM Turbo K appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Ar-15, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, YHM, Yankee Hill Machine, 5.56, Innovative Arms, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Grunt Mini


The Rimfire Report: Hands-On with the American 180 Submachine Gun

Hello and welcome to a special edition of The Rimfire Report! As you can expect from the title of this article it will be on the American 180, specifically hands-on experience with the American 180 at TFB Gun Fest 2021. While at Gun Fest, Blue Force Gear Director of Medical Programs Brad Gilpin brought his own personal […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: Hands-On with the American 180 Submachine Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Brad Gilpin


[TFB GUNFEST] NEW 5.56 AK – The Zastava Arms M90

Zastava Arms arrived at TFB’s GunFest 2021 with the brand new PAP M90 PS.  The Serbian made Zastava M90 is being imported by Zastava USA to satisfy customer requests for a full size 5.56 AKM pattern rifle.  In addition to its larger size, the Zastava M90 is packed with new features while maintaining the quality […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] NEW 5.56 AK – The Zastava Arms M90 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Pap, TFB, Zastava, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Rifles, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, 223/5.56, Zastava Arms, Zastava Arms USA, Zastava USA, Gun Fest 2021, GunFest 2021, GUNFEST, Zastava M90


SILENCER SATURDAY #160: Innovative Arms DECEPTION 7.62

Good morning can fans and welcome back to the 160th edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new light and modular Nitro N20 suppressor. Last week we brought you a quick look at the Spikes Tactical Compressor suppressed upper receiver in 5.56x45mm. This week we dig into […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #160: Innovative Arms DECEPTION 7.62 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Innovative Arms, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Deception 7.62


Winchester & Browning Collaboratively Unleash the NEW 6.8 Western

It was roughly one month ago that TFB broke the news that several companies were working on getting new cartridges approved by SAAMI – the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc. Two of those cartridges the general public was already aware of in the .277 SIG Fury (from SIG Sauer) and the 6.5 Weatherby […] Read More … The post Winchester & Browning Collaboratively Unleash the NEW 6.8 Western appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Winchester, Browning, TFB, Sig Sauer, Weatherby, Ammunition, 6.8 Western


[TFB GUNFEST] History, Stealthy And Sexy – B&T Station SIX

For most of you, today is a fairly normal day. You woke up, fed the dog, drank coffee, did some lunges and/or pull ups and headed out to your gig at ACME Bottle Company. For me, however, your beloved host of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, today marks an important occasion. B&T USA has announced the release […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] History, Stealthy And Sexy – B&T Station SIX appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Daily News, TFB, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, VP9, B&T, Welrod, Silencer Saturday, Gun Fest 2021, Station SIX, ACME Bottle Company


[TFB GUNFEST] Magpul MBUS 3 Next-Gen Backup Iron Sights

Magpul Industries came out swinging at TFB’s Gun Fest 2021 with some awesome new products and one of the first ones introduced to us during the new product showcase were the MBUS 3 next-gen polymer backup iron sights. The new sights are sleeker, lighter, and come in at an aggressively competitive price. [TFB GUN FEST] […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] Magpul MBUS 3 Next-Gen Backup Iron Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Magpul, Other Gear & Gadgets, Magpul Industries, Gun Fest 2021, MBUS 3, TFB Gun Fest, MBUS


SILENCER SATURDAY #159: The Spike’s Tactical Compressor

Welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturer’s of the YHM Nitro N20 modular titanium suppressor. Last weekend was the final exam for my horse grooming certification, so Adam was nice enough to step in and take the reigns. If you missed it, he reviewed the […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #159: The Spike’s Tactical Compressor appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Adam, Rifles, Other Gear & Gadgets, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Spikes Tactical, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned


Getting Quiet: Redefining The Integrally Suppressed Rifle

There are many suppressed rifles with permanently attached silencers on the market, but what exactly is an integrally suppressed rifle (ISR). When I think integrally suppressed, I think of the suppression system built directly into the barrel. A good example of this is the Curtis Tactical 9mm bolt gun that Pete reviewed for TFB’s Silencer […] Read More … The post Getting Quiet: Redefining The Integrally Suppressed Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Pete, Daniel Defense, Other Gear & Gadgets, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Integrally Suppressed Rifle, Rifle Suppressor


SILENCER SATURDAY #157: 300BLK Vs. 7.62×39 – The Dead Air Nomad LT

Good afternoon stealthy shooters and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, home of the new NITRO N2O modular rifle suppressor. Last week we explored the inherent problems with federal agencies interpreting laws that are rooted in subjective characteristics. Short Barrel Rifles, Machine Guns and Silencers […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #157: 300BLK Vs. 7.62×39 – The Dead Air Nomad LT appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nomad, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencer Shop, Silencer, Dead Air, Bolt Action, Silencer Saturday, Dead Air Nomad LT


TFB Christmas 2020: Wrapped Weapons – Can YOU Guess What Santa Brought?

Merry Christmas everyone! If you have been following along with our All I Want For Christmas series here at TFB, you may have noticed that our staff has some unique and expensive tastes. But if you are going to take the time to ask Old Saint Nick for a gift, you may as well make […] Read More … The post TFB Christmas 2020: Wrapped Weapons – Can YOU Guess What Santa Brought? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Christmas, Editorial, NICK, Daily News, TFB, wrapped Weapons


40 Round Magazines For HK, S&W, and SIG Pistols From Elite Tactical Systems

Elite Tactical Systems, or ETS for short, has been cranking out affordable magazines for the world’s most popular pistols and rifles.  Last year, TFB announced ETS’ 40 round magazines for Glock 9mm pistols, and they’ve recently just added 40 round magazines for three more 9mm pistols; the HK VP9, SIG P320, and S&W M&P.  I’ve […] Read More … The post 40 Round Magazines For HK, S&W, and SIG Pistols From Elite Tactical Systems appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Press Releases, TFB, ETS, Sig, Pistols, H&K, S&W, Elite Tactical Systems, 40 Round Magazines


SILENCER SATURDAY #156: ATF Rulemaking – From Braces To Silencers

Good morning everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM NITRO N20 lightweight, modular, multi-caliber suppressor. We got an initial look at the NITRO N20 last week and I promise to bring you additional testing in the weeks ahead. This week we need […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #156: ATF Rulemaking – From Braces To Silencers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencers, Silencer Saturday, Pistol Braces, ATF Rulemaking


POTD: Austrian Army Shooting Special Weapons

Photo Of The Day is TFB’s recurring articles where we try to find the best pictures for you. Today we look at shooting with special weapons within the Austrian Army (Bundesheer). We have the 40 mm Grenade Launcher from Steyr and a pump-action shotgun. The shotgun is mainly used with non-lethal rubber shots. The Steyr Grenade Launcher can […] Read More … The post POTD: Austrian Army Shooting Special Weapons appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Steyr, Austrian Army, Photo of the Day, STEYR GL40, Fiocchi Rubber Buckshot


150th NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibit Dates Announced

There might be a small ray of sunshine peeking through for 2021 and gun event attendees as the NRA has just announced new dates for their NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits. The event will still be held in Texas but the dates which were originally scheduled for mid-May of 2020 have been moved to September […] Read More … The post 150th NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibit Dates Announced appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Texas, News, Guns, Daily News, Nra, TFB, NRA Annual Meeting, TFBTV, NRAAM, Gun Shows, Gun Fest 2021


New Scope Rings from Zero Compromise Optic

Earlier this year TFB had the pleasure to review the Zero Compromise ZC527 Riflescope together with a Spuhr mount. Now they have developed their own brand of scope rings, which have been styled, and manufactured to ZC’s specifications by American Precision Arms. According to the release, the new rings utilize a unique rail clamp interface […] Read More … The post New Scope Rings from Zero Compromise Optic appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Other Gear & Gadgets, Product Announcement, Zero Compromise Optic, American Precision Arms


TFB Review: Pulsar Thermal Spotters – Axion XQ38 and XQ38 LRF

Recently TFB reviewed Pulsar’s new Thermal pocket rocket, the Axion XM30S. Just at the end-of-term for that evaluation Pulsar XQ38 and Pulsar XQ38 LRF arrived. These Axions are a little bit bigger but the performance for thermal detection and image quality is also enhanced. As a “total package” they provide a very interesting choice for anyone in […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Pulsar Thermal Spotters – Axion XQ38 and XQ38 LRF appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Thermal, TFB, LRF, Pulsar, Pulsar Thermal Imaging, Pulsar Axion XQ38, Pulsar Axion XM30S, Pulsar Axion XQ38 LRF


New Really Right Stuff Ascend-14 Lightweight Travel Tripod

TFB have written about several interesting products from Really Right Stuff, like the Limited Visibility Spotter Kit, the BH-55 Ball Head, the Cinch-LR Bino Adapter and one of their larger tripods. They now have a new packable tripod called Ascend-14. It’s available in either a Platform version or with the integrated Ascend Ballhead. It’s also possible to […] Read More … The post New Really Right Stuff Ascend-14 Lightweight Travel Tripod appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Tripod, Daily News, TFB, BH, Other Gear & Gadgets, Soar, Product Announcement, Really Right Stuff, Ascend-14, Lightweight Travel Tripod


POTD: Norwegian Special Operations Commandos and CV-22 Ospreys

TFB’s Photo Of The Day is the place where you can discover the world of firearms through the lens of a camera. Every day we run a new theme, a bunch of selected pictures and a short story. Today we have some fantastic examples of photography from Norway. We have Operators from Forsvarets SpesialKommando (FSK) (Norwegian […] Read More … The post POTD: Norwegian Special Operations Commandos and CV-22 Ospreys appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Norway, Salt, TFB, Special Forces, Osprey, Photo of the Day, Colt C8 Carbine


POTD: Portuguese Navy with Heavy Machine Guns & Other Stuff

As usual, TFB has selected a nice collection of pictures for you. By this time you know it, it’s TFB’s Photo Of The Day to keep you in a good mood. Take a break and enjoy a few minutes with a cup of coffee while you look at what’s going on. The message from the […] Read More … The post POTD: Portuguese Navy with Heavy Machine Guns & Other Stuff appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Portugal, TFB, Photo of the Day, G3, Spuhr, M2HB, 40 Mm, Portuguese NAVY, Heavy Machine Guns amp


SILENCER SATURDAY #155: Is The YHM NITRO N20 The Best Universal Suppressor?

Good afternoon readers and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the brand new YHM NITRO N20 universal suppressor. Which just happeneds to be the topic of today’s discussion. Last week we dropped some holiday gift ideas for you, your family and your friends. Today we get […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #155: Is The YHM NITRO N20 The Best Universal Suppressor? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Editorial, TFB, Pistols, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, YHM, Yankee Hill Machine, Silencers, Silencer Saturday, Nitro N20