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POTD: US Or Их (Them)? Why Not Both?

Thanks to Hracyha for sharing this simple yet stunning photo of a 1911 and M16 juxtaposed to an AK and a Makarov. Both sets are very iconic and hold their own. Let’s not make this into which is better since that topic has been done ad nauseum. What do you think of the photo? How […]

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BREAKING: Top Executives Leave Remington; Furlough Days Scheduled

Top executivesIn another possible sign of a continued softening firearms market, three top executives from Remington have left the company to pursue other opportunities. The three VPs represent some of the hardest hit subsections of the firearms industry – Firearms/Accessories, Ammunition and Sales divisions. In addition, Remington is announcing the future use of employee furlough days. Although the affected […]

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Hornady .357 Sig 135gr Critical Duty Gel Test Review

We shoot Hornady .357 Sig 135gr Critical Duty ammunition from a Glock 22 with a Storm Lake 4.25″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Buy it at Ventura Munitions. Guns in this video: Glock 22 w/ Storm Lake .357 Sig barrel Thanks to our sponsors:  Ventura Munitions – Retailer of […]

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POTD: Korean Made Glock Clone

PK of PKDesignLab posted these pics of a Korean pistol displayed at the Seoul Air Show’s ADEX exhibition. It has similar stylings but once you take the slide of it really looks like a Glock inside. Other than a blatant copy of a Glock, the Koreans did manage to do something different from Glock, The […]

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Unboxing the ZVS P20 and P21 Pistols

My first contact with ZVS was with their Shotgun ammunition, as the winner of the first IPSC World Championship in Hungary 2012 was sponsored by them. I used another brand and let’s say there was room for some improvement between how my Molot Vepr shotgun and my ammunition behaved together, so I looked in envy […]

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POTD: Glock 19 Cutaway

I have seen cutaway Glocks only in pictures. When I met up with my friend Corey at his house he showed me his cutaway Glock 19. I had to borrow it and take a closer look at it. Glock has a variety of Cutaway versions of their pistols. You can check them out here. GLOCK […]

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New: M&P 2.0 now available with TRUGLO TFX Tritium Sights

Bright and Visible, Day or Night The cavalcade of S&W M&P 2.0 news continues, with S&W announcing new sights available as of October 25th.  The new version uses TRUGLO’s excellent TFX (Tritium Fiber-Optic) sights.  For those of our readers who don’t know, the TFX series of sights are an excellent, constantly bright combination of snag-free […]

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The First Custom Wilson Combat Glock Gen 5

Say what you want about professional stippling jobs, but there is actual utility on top of craftsmanship in those tiny melted divots. Granted, some of the upgrades may get out of hand (I’m looking at you “accelerator cuts”) but many shooters do not care for the factory grip pattern on their polymer guns. The custom […]

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New Additions To The Lineup At Harry’s Holsters

Longtime TFB reader and owner of Harry’s Holsters is announcing an update to their line up of available models and molds. We discussed Harrison and his small business last year and highlighted some of the features of their kydex lineup. Personally, I’m happy to see Harry’s Holsters doing well and expanding. There’s enough room in the […]

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Forgotten Soviet PP-71 SMG Designed by Dragunov

Sometimes there is virtually no way to see images of long-forgotten Soviet firearms that were not ever adopted. Even if any samples of such firearms exist, they are most likely gathering dust in some vault. Thanks to the video and description released by Kalashnikov Media, we have a chance to take a look at one […]

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Ruger’s Best Pistol: The Ruger P-Series or “Millennials Won’t Know What This Gun Is”

In this episode of TFBTV, James reviews his most favorite Ruger handgun of all time, the Ruger P89. James has a KP89DC in 9mm and gives a range review, and also provides a general overview of the Ruger P-Series centerfire semi-automatic pistols made by Sturm, Ruger & Company from 1985 to 2013. These pistols are […]

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The 2018 Executive Target 1911 from Ed Brown Products

Ed Brown ProductsEd Brown Products will celebrate its 50th anniversary of being in business in 2018. The company is gearing up for a year long party, and part of its celebration will be the release of a new gun called the 2018 Executive Target. The 2018 Executive Target is a 1911 style pistol, as if there would be […]

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