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American Defense Lightweight UIC Carbon Hunter Adds 6mm ARC

Published On: 3/1/2024

The proliferation of new cartridges built to increase performance at long-range distances continues to soar. And as these new cartridges gain greater acceptance, more companies add new models to meet the shooter demand. The latest addition comes with the new American Defense Lightweight UIC Carbon Hunter in 6mm ARC. American Defense Lightweight UIC Carbon Hunter […]

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Armasight Ultimate Night Vision Kit: All You Need for Night Ops

Published On: 3/1/2024

Several years ago I was in the right place at the right time and got a killer deal on some Gen 3 night vision tubes. Money was tight (isn't it always?), but I couldn't turn down the deal. I was familiar with NVGs from using PVS7s on the border to hunt down illegal alien traffickers […]

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The Rechargeable Streamlight TLR-6 HL Increases the Lumens and Adds a Laser

Published On: 3/1/2024

Not new to the Streamlight lineup, the TLR-6 continues to receive upgrades, with the latest being the TLR-6 HL. This new model bumps the output of the diminutive pistol light from 100 lumens to 300 lumens. Likewise, further expanding the options, the company adds a green or red laser to the lineup as well as […]

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Enter to Win The Mossberg 940 Pro Tactical Shotgun – Thunder Ranch

Published On: 3/1/2024

Enter to win March’s Free Gun Friday Giveaway! **Enter the sweepstakes at the bottom of this article to win! The Gun: Mossberg 940 Tactical Shotgun – Thunder Ranch The 940 Pro Thunder Ranch comes optic-ready, with patent-pending receiver cuts that accept low-profile direct mounting of Shield RMSc-pattern micro dot sights-- for improved eye alignment and […]

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Dissident Cigar: A Smoking Disruptor

Published On: 2/29/2024

Once seen as the exclusive realm of older men, cigar smoking has seen a resurgence across a wide spectrum of new aficionados. While some may see it as just a new hip trend, my experience has shown it to be a real expansion of the cigar world. The global cigar market size was valued at […]

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VIDEO: Little Bullets & Big Results, Hunting With .22 Creedmoor

Published On: 2/29/2024

Eighty-grain target bullets and South Texas Whitetails. I bet you think they don't mix. But they do. Don't worry, I felt the same when I got the initial debrief. We would be hunting in Texas with a .22 Creedmoor and 80-grain bullets. Not having tons of experience with this new round from Hornady, I didn't […]

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Budget Baller: Shooting the Beretta APX A1 Compact Tactical

Published On: 2/29/2024

Over the last few decades, Beretta's hallmarks have been quality and style. However, a more recent accomplishment by the company has been maximizing the performance-to-dollar ratio with its new line of striker-fired pistols. The most recent example of this from Beretta is the APX A1 Compact Tactical. The Budget-Friendly Beretta APX A1 Compact Tactical I […]

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Ruger SFAR Series Adds 6.5 Creedmoor into AR-15-Frame

Published On: 2/28/2024

Big news out of Ruger today, as the company adds yet another new chambering to the popular Small-Frame Autoloading Rifle. The Ruger SFAR now incorporates 6.5 Creedmoor, adding to .308 Win, with each model packed into a true AR-15-sized MSR frame. The SFAR packs .30-caliber and 6.5 punch into a AR platform. Ruger SFAR Details […]

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Troy Long Rifle MK11 Series Blends 308 Precision & Performance

Published On: 2/28/2024

Troy Industries just released its latest rifle platforms built for precision and performance. The Troy Long Rifle MK11 series brings a large-frame AR design chambered in .308 Win. for long-range precision. Troy Long Rifle MK11 Series Details The MK11 Mod. 1 comprises a sub-MOA platform. Troy claims accuracy out to 1,400 meters with rifles from […]

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Safe Gun Handling Begins with the Basic Rules of Firearm Safety

Published On: 2/28/2024

As we have reported recently, the United States is experiencing a surge in new gun owners. Although there are many reasons for the spike, the fact remains that there are a lot of people who are new to firearms. For this reason, I thought it would be a good idea to review the basic rules […]

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Compensator Face Off – PMM JTTC Dual Comp vs The SIG Spectre Comp

Published On: 3/1/2024

Compensator Face Off - PMM JTTC Dual Comp vs The SIG Spectre CompWelcome back to another face-off review. This week, I wanted to take a look at some of the compensated pistol options on the market. Some of the most popular currently are the SIG Sauer P320 Spectre Comp and the PMM (Parker Mountain Machine) JTTC Dual Compensator. At the surface, both options look remarkably similar but […]

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POTD: Ohio Ordnance REAPR – Machine Gun in .338 Norma Magnum

Published On: 3/1/2024

Ohio Ordnance REAPRYou’re watching and reading TFB’s Photo Of The Day, and we have a belt-fed monster on display. It’s made by Ohio Ordnance Works and REAPR stands for Recoil Enhanced Automatic Precision Rifle. They call it a revolution for modern military general purpose machine guns (GPMG), designed to surpass SOCOM military specifications. The caliber is .338 […]

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TFB Podcast Roundup 118: The March 1st Roundup

Published On: 3/1/2024

0022We're back again with another roundup of fresh firearms-focused podcasts in TFB Podcast Roundup 118. Each week we'll be bringing you a new set of podcasts from across the web that cover a wide variety of topics including gunsmithing, hunting, precision shooting, war stories, competition shooting, gun industry news, and much more. In addition, we'll […]

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Spring-loaded Shorty Shotgun: Panzer Arms Super Short SS12

Published On: 3/1/2024

James Reeves is at Panzer Arms’ booth at IWA 2024 to look at the shortest mag-fed shotgun he’s seen in a while: The Panzer Arms Super Short SS12. Interestingly, this shotgun has a spring-loaded pump handle that returns the pump to the forward position after it is retracted. It’s also magazine-fed and has a few […]

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NEW Beretta 92 Magwell And Magazine Base Plates From Volker Precision

Published On: 3/1/2024

New Beretta 92 Magwell and base plates from Volker PrecisionVolker Precision has been working to expand the Beretta 92/M9 aftermarket options for a couple years now. They recently announced their newest products with the Beretta 92 Magwell attachment and their magazine base plates. These new additions join Volker Precision’s other Beretta 92 aftermarket parts, such as their Flat Faced Trigger, grip panels, and the […]

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Recall: Several Biometric Safes May Allow Unauthorized Access

Published On: 3/1/2024

biometric safesMore than 100,000 biometric safes are under recall in the U.S. after it was revealed that unauthorized users could access them.

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Next-Gen LMG: The HK 421 Para Version

Published On: 3/1/2024

In this interview at Enforce Tac 2024 with Heckler & Koch, James Reeves delves into the exceptional features of the new HK 421 light machine gun. The discussion highlights the gun’s advanced technical specifications, such as its cutting-edge gas-operated system that enhances reliability and performance, its modular design facilitating ease of use and maintenance, and […]

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Telos – Pulsar Unveils Extended Line Of Flagship Thermals

Published On: 3/1/2024

flagship thermalsLast year, TFB reviewed the Telos XP50 and with its 640×480 pix @17 µm, and a super-sensitive NETD of <18 mK, it was clearly one of the best thermal monoculars we’ve even seen (check the review here). At this year’s IWA OutdoorClassics in Germany, Pulsar extends the Telos model line with no less than three […]

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The H&K G39: An HK 437 in .300 Blackout for German Special Forces

Published On: 3/1/2024

James Reeves is at the Heckler & Koch booth to speak with his friend, Hans, about the new H&K G39 rifle. The H&K G39 is an ultra-high-tech version of the H&K 437. This is a compact .300 Blackout carbine designed for German special forces using an adjustable short stroke gas piston operating system, folding stock, […]

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5.11’s Premier Military Apparel: The V.XI Series (Euro Versions)

Published On: 3/1/2024

James Reeves is at Enforce Tac 2024 visiting the 5.11 booth to see what is new for the 5.11 V.XI line. V.XI is 5.11’s new duty line that provides solutions for BDUs and combat uniforms. From off-the-rack to fully custom, these BDU’s are high quality, functional, and well thought out. James and Ludwig go over […]

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AmmoLand Ammunition News Feed

9th Circuit  …Once Again, Halts Ammo Sales to Californian, Rhode v. Bonta Case ~ VIDEO

9th Circuit …Once Again, Halts Ammo Sales to Californian, Rhode v. Bonta Case ~ VIDEO

Published On: 2/6/2024
Ninth Circuit Grants Stay of Decision in Rhode v. Bonta. The 9th Circuit is up to its old anti-gun, anti-freedom, legal nonsense.
Every GOP State Attorney General Warns Against Targeting Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

Every GOP State Attorney General Warns Against Targeting Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

Published On: 2/1/2024
James falsely claims that 5.56 mm ammunition is “subsidized” by taxpayer dollars for private parties. That's flat-out wrong. It's a complete misrepresentation of the facts.
Court Blocks California’s Crazy Ammunition Purchase Restrictions ~ Rhode v. Bonta

Court Blocks California’s Crazy Ammunition Purchase Restrictions ~ Rhode v. Bonta

Published On: 2/1/2024
While California will most certainly appeal, this decision represents continued progress in rolling back decades of attacks on the rights of lawful gun owners.
.300 Blackout vs .223 Remington ~ Vortex Nation Cartridge Talks VIDEO

.300 Blackout vs .223 Remington ~ Vortex Nation Cartridge Talks VIDEO

Published On: 1/31/2024
.300 Blackout vs .223 Remington: Which of these AR platform cartridges better delivers on deer?
New CCI Pistol Shotshells at SHOT Show 2024

New CCI Pistol Shotshells at SHOT Show 2024

Published On: 1/29/2024
CCI has brought out three new pistol caliber shot shells for field use. Two of them are in Hevi Bismuth shot.
Remington Ammunition Introduces Core-Lokt Handgun

Remington Ammunition Introduces Core-Lokt Handgun

Published On: 1/22/2024
Remington Ammunition is proud to announce the introduction of a dedicated version of Core-Lokt engineered specifically for big game handgun hunting, Core-Lokt Handgun.
Freedom Munitions to Add .44 Mag to the X-DEF Line

Freedom Munitions to Add .44 Mag to the X-DEF Line

Published On: 1/19/2024
Freedom Munitions is beefing up the X-DEF defense line with the addition of a powerful .44 Magnum cartridge.
Federal Ammunition Awarded U.S. Navy Contract for Mk316

Federal Ammunition Awarded U.S. Navy Contract for Mk316

Published On: 1/17/2024
The U.S. Navy has selected Federal Ammunition as a contract awardee for 7.62x51mm rifle ammunition.
Anti-gun Democrats, Media Collaborators, Concoct Phony “Scandal” to Ban Ammunition

Anti-gun Democrats, Media Collaborators, Concoct Phony “Scandal” to Ban Ammunition

Published On: 1/17/2024
Here we go again. Every so often, some “brilliant” firearm prohibitionist comes up with the “insight” that if gun bans are unconstitutional, ammunition should be targeted instead.
AMMO, Inc. Announces New HUNT line of Ammunition

AMMO, Inc. Announces New HUNT line of Ammunition

Published On: 1/16/2024
AMMO, Inc. announces its all-new HUNT line of ammunition specifically engineered to elevate your shooting experience.