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Pin, Secure, Call Support: Greg Thompson Talks Close Quarters Combat

Published On: 2/3/2023

Close quarters combat against an armed attacker is an incredibly dangerous situation. And it only gets more dangerous if you’re fighting with bare hands. But as bad as this is, you’re never out of the fight, according to Greg Thompson. Learning Close Quarters Combat From the Experience of Others Greg Thompson is one of the […]

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New Concealed Carry Clothing from SHOT Show 2023

Published On: 2/3/2023

They say that clothes make the man/woman. I don’t know whether that is true or not. Personally, I feel that character makes the man/woman. However, when it comes to concealed carry, I do feel that clothing makes a difference. For that reason, I found some great clothing for carrying concealed while at SHOT Show 2023. […]

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SHOT Show Trotted Out the Best New Concealed Carry Guns for 2023

Published On: 2/2/2023

Defensive carry options have been the gun du jour for the past few years, and 2023 has proved no different. This year we see countless options being released with more features than you can shake a stick at. Read on for new releases that topped our list of the best concealed carry guns to keep […]

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Hornady Security Products Keep Your Guns Out of Unauthorized Hands

Published On: 2/2/2023

When it comes to firearm storage, a safe gun is a secure gun. Hornady is well known for its top-of-the-line ammunition offerings that keep your favorite guns fed and happy. But the fine folks at Hornady have also released several security products. These products include innovative lock boxes, safes, and more. We recently got sneak […]

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Newest Personal Defense Ammo from SHOT Show 2023

Published On: 2/1/2023

With the historic Bruen Decision easing concealed carry laws across the land, naturally, demand for defensive ammunition went through the roof. Between a resurgence of 10mm Auto and a new interest in ammo that can defend against furry foes, the 2023 NSSF Shot Show was ablaze with new offerings. So, I hustled through miles of […]

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Daniel Defense DD4 RIII S: The Perfect Short Barrel Rifle Configuration?

Published On: 2/1/2023

The AR-15, America's rifle, and one of my favorite parts of the Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous event. I just love all the new AR-15s that showed up at the event, and this year did not disappoint at all. So naturally, when I walked into the Daniel Defense tent, I was immediately drawn to the DD4 RIII […]

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Will Biden Appointment Lead to Another Operation Choke Point?

Published On: 1/31/2023

Most Personal Defense World readers probably recognize the term Operation Choke Point. What many may not realize, however, is how close we could be to seeing that travesty happen all over again. Operation Choke Point First, a little background for those unfamiliar with the scandal. Specifically, Operation Choke Point began under the Barack Obama Administration, […]

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These Righteous Rigs Were the Best Holsters of SHOT Show 2023

Published On: 1/31/2023

The SHOT (Shooting Hunting Outdoor Tradeshow) Show is our annual industry convention. Specifically, it gives firearms industry professionals the opportunity to see what's new from their favorite manufacturers. Held the third week of January in Las Vegas, this year's meeting had over 52,000 attendees and over 2500 exhibitors. Among the products offered were some of […]

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Wilson Combat SFX9 3.25: Refined 1911 for Personal Defense

Published On: 1/30/2023

There I was in Idaho, with the Grand Teton Mountains in the distance, handling various Wilson Combat offerings at their range station. Attendance at the Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous is something I always look forward to with great anticipation. 2022 was the 6th rendition. The Wilson Combat SFX9 3.25 had me thinking how far Browning's 1911 […]

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21 new Red-Dot Optics Sighted at SHOT Show 2023

Published On: 1/30/2023

This year, the NSSF SHOT Show might as well have been called the DOT show. With optics-ready pistols becoming the norm, I expected that manufacturers would introduce electronic sights on a large scale. The showroom floor did not disappoint; kick-off 2023 with these 21 red-dot optics: 21 Red-Dot Optics at SHOT Show 2023 GPO – […]

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The Firearm Blog News Feed

POTD: Heckler & Koch is Back! HK MR223, MR308 and the G28Z

Published On: 2/4/2023

MR223 MR308 G28ZThe goal with TFB's Photo Of The Day is to give your eyes something worth watching every day. Over the years, we have shown firearms and soldiers from North to South, East to West in almost any imaginable situation and climate. For those living in Europe, the almost complete lack of availability of civilian semi-automatic rifles […]

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SILENCER SATURDAY #265: Why Everyone Needs 5.56 Bolt Action Rifle

Published On: 2/4/2023

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to TFB's Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the new YHM Turbo T3 5.56mm rifle suppressor. Last week we reviewed the FN RUSH 9Ti on the FN 509 Compact Tactical. This week we move into what some might consider FUDD territory with some arguments […]

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The APS Stechkin Machine Pistol (That We Broke)

Published On: 2/4/2023

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves is at Sellier & Bellot ammunition factory to test out their 9×18 Makarov ammo on a true legend of a machine pistol, the APS, also known as “the Stechkin.” The Stechkin automatic pistol or APS (Avtomaticheskiy Pistolet Stechkina, Russian: Автоматический Пистолет Стечкина) is a Soviet select fire machine […]

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POTD: Defending the F-15E Strike Eagle

Published On: 2/3/2023

F-15E Strike EaglePhoto Of The Day: Photojournalism is the process of telling a story using photos as the main way to tell the story. A journalist uses a pen and paper to write stories, but a photojournalist uses a camera to take pictures that show what a story is about. Above you see senior Airman Brandon Heyman, a […]

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Friday Night Lights: Wilcox BOSS Xe – Laser Aiming Device + Red Dot

Published On: 2/3/2023

SHOT Show 2023 has come and gone. Now it is back to our regularly scheduled programming. More night vision-related content in the evening every Friday. This week’s Friday Night Lights showcases the Wilcox BOSS Xe. A massive thank you to Gretna Gun Works and specifically Ryan Murphy for letting me borrow one of their BOSS […]

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Canik METE MC9 – New Micro Compact Pistol From Canik USA

Published On: 2/3/2023

Canik METE MC9 Micro Compact pistolCanik USA recently unveiled their new micro-compact pistol, the Canik METE MC9, which makes it the smallest gun in the Canik lineup. The new Canik METE MC9 is slightly smaller compared to the sub-compact, the TP9 Elite SC, with the MC9’s 3.18-inch barrel, 1.12-inch width, and a reduced overall profile. The MC9 comes with both […]

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CCI Rimfire Ammunition Takes 7th Win of Predator Xtreme Gold Award

Published On: 2/3/2023

CCI Rimfire Ammunition Takes 7th Win of Predator Xtreme Gold AwardEvery year, Predator Xtreme magazine hands out awards for the best products on the market, all of which are actually used by their readers. This year, the people have spoken in favor of CCI. The People’s Choice Gold award has been given with praise of CCI rimfire ammunition. CCI @ TFB: New Speer Gold Dot […]

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TFB Review: Gibbous Outfitters MP5K Furniture

Published On: 2/2/2023

If you have been following along in the various MP5 groups on social media, Marcus of Gibbous Outfitters is developing accessories for the MP5. Marcus sent his Gibbous Outfitters MP5K furniture for me to test on my HK SP5K PDW SBR which I now dub the MP5K-SD (Super Deformed). MP5 @ TFB: The “Reverse Stretch” […]

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POTD: The Extrema Ratio S-THIL Black Warfare Special Edition Knife

Published On: 2/2/2023

Extrema Ratio S-THIL Black Warfare Special Edition KnifeTo say “Italian Knife” without thinking of a classic stiletto, is that even possible? Here’s an excellent reason to, with Extrema Ratio‘s new S-THIL Black Warfare Special Edition Knife. It’s designed by Thilo Arnd Schiller, as a single-piece tactical blade, made from Böhler N690 tool steel and painted in Geotech Camo. Here’s how Extrema Ration describes […]

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Concealed Carry Corner: Pistol Type Reliability Over Time

Published On: 2/2/2023

Concealed Carry Corner: Pistol Type Reliability Over TimeWelcome back to another edition of Concealed Carry Corner. Last time, we talked about consumable carry items and when to replace certain items you use daily to carry your firearm. To check out that article, be sure to click on the link here. In the world of carrying a concealed firearm, the market is shifting […]

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AmmoLand Ammunition News Feed

SHOT Show: New .22 LR 45 grain Subsonic Pistol Load from Browning

SHOT Show: New .22 LR 45 grain Subsonic Pistol Load from Browning

Published On: 2/4/2023
A 45 gr, Long Rifle cartridge, optimized for subsonic use in pistols, has been developed by Winchester for the Browning ammunition brand. It is expected to be available by early summer.
New Winchester E-Shell Shot Shell

New Winchester E-Shell Shot Shell

Published On: 2/3/2023
Winchester Ammunition continues its tradition of innovation with the launch of an environmentally friendly shotshell, E-Tech
Remington Announces New PRC Loads in Premier Long Range

Remington Announces New PRC Loads in Premier Long Range

Published On: 2/3/2023
Remington Ammunition recently introduced Premier Long Range, a new, high-quality line of centerfire rifle ammunition for big game hunting at extended ranges.
Winchester Awarded NGSW Ammunition Production Army Contract

Winchester Awarded NGSW Ammunition Production Army Contract

Published On: 2/1/2023
The award of Lake City's first production order of the 6.8mm NGSW cartridge represents several years of hard work.
Speer Ammunition Awarded Contract to Provide Duty Ammunition to the French Police

Speer Ammunition Awarded Contract to Provide Duty Ammunition to the French Police

Published On: 1/31/2023
Speer Ammunition was recently awarded the French Police 9mm duty handgun ammunition contract for Speer 124-grain Gold Dot.
Federal Shorty Buckshot Wins Editor’s Choice Award

Federal Shorty Buckshot Wins Editor’s Choice Award

Published On: 1/27/2023
On Target magazine recently recognized Force X2 Shorty Shotshell with an Editors' Choice Award for best new shotshell ammunition for 2022.
Fiocchi’s Newest Cartridge Makes Short Work of Varmints

Fiocchi’s Newest Cartridge Makes Short Work of Varmints

Published On: 1/25/2023
Fiocchi, a global leader in ammunition, adds yet another specialized cartridge to its growing line of dedicated hunting ammo.
Dagny Dagger 9MM Round Defeats Level 3A Body Armor ~ VIDEO

Dagny Dagger 9MM Round Defeats Level 3A Body Armor ~ VIDEO

Published On: 1/24/2023
Austin Jones and Atlas Arms announced that they have successfully defeated level 3A body with their Dagny Dagger round.
HEVI-Shot’s HEVI-Bismuth A Key Ingredient in Select Federal & Remington Game Loads

HEVI-Shot’s HEVI-Bismuth A Key Ingredient in Select Federal & Remington Game Loads

Published On: 1/23/2023
HEVI-Bismuth weighs 9.64 g/cc. It is 22% denser than steel, which allows shooters to drop down a shot size for the same lethality.
Remington Ammunition Introduces Remington Range Handgun Loads

Remington Ammunition Introduces Remington Range Handgun Loads

Published On: 1/19/2023
Remington Range joins the Remington Range Clean family, a recently introduced product that minimizes the shooter's exposure to lead at the firing line.