Tuesday, January 23, 2018

#Gunwerked Photo Gallery

Gunwerks rifle makers –motto 1000 Yards Out of the Box™ — recently held a photo contest. British Columbian hunter Stephen Williams scooped the top prize: a $4k Gunwerks [not currently in stock] RevX Rifle. Gun aside, literally, I’ve got to say that is one freakin’ HUGE elk. Judging by GW’s photo gallery . . . there are […] The post #Gunwerked Photo ... Read More »

2018 New Products From Dan Wesson

That’s 2018 the year, to be clear, not that Dan Wesson‘s releasing 2,018 new products. We’ve already covered CZ-USA’s new stuff, so now it’s DW’s turn. The DW 50th Anniversary Limited Edition “is an all-stainless gun finished in a high polish nitride to resemble a high quality blue.” But it should be significantly more durable. […] The post 2018 New ... Read More »

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department: Access to Guns Isn’t the Problem

It’s always refreshing to hear the police tell the truth about guns. Especially when the mainstream media is desperate to spread the usual lies and disinformation about the root cause or causes of firearms-related crime. Too many guns! Like this from wthr.com . . . We’ve all heard a lot about the record deadly year […] The post Indianapolis Metropolitan ... Read More »

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: Pocket Carry?

Michael Wilsher couldn’t wish for a better everyday carry gun than the Ruger LCP. Strike that. With its improved trigger, the five-star Ruger LCP II should be on Mr. Wisher’s wish list. [Click here to ID his entire load out.] But I am a little surprised that . . . the Virginian carries the diminutive gat […] The post Everyday Carry ... Read More »

SHOTREP | SIG SAUER Invitational Range Day

A little video, a few images — why yes, it’s the SIG SAUER Invitational Range Day. Breach-Bang-Clear SIG SAUER Invitational Range Day A 2018 SHOT Show SHOTREP Breach-Bang-Clear – Photos by Sara Liberte  Today was the SIG SAUER Invitational Range Day – we were there, checking things out. Take a look with us. We’ll have commentary and some additional perspective to follow! ... Read More »

OWL Optimized Weapon Light | New Cloud Defensive WML, a Breach Bang Clear Exclusive

The Optimized Weapon Light, from Cloud Defensive: A Breach-Bang-Clear exclusive. Breach Bang Clear staff. 🥃 The Breach-Bang-Clear SHOTREP series is made possible by Grey Ghost Precision and Grey Ghost Gear – use “breachbangclear” to save 10% on either one. 🥃 Optimized Weapon Light – New from Cloud Defensive! Fifty Shades of FDE – Photos courtesy of Sean McCauley* We’ve been ... Read More »

Innovating the Wheel?

It can be hard to innovate in some parts of the shooting industry. For starters, the market is essentially conservative, and we don’t mean in a political sense. One of the legendary online debating gun forum topics pits fans of a 106-year-old pistol design firing a 112-year-old cartridge against fans of a 35-year-old pistol design firing a 115-year-old cartridge. It’s… ... Read More »

Grunt Style High Tide Raid Shoes Collab With Altama

Grunt Style collaborated with Altama to offer a special Red and Black version of the Altama OTB mid shoe. Features: Maritime Assault Boot for all tactical water operations Fin friendly fit; fits just about any dive fins used by Militaries worldwide High abrasion quick drying 1000D Cordura quarter panels Air mesh linings help wick away […] Read More »

Seekins Precision – Select Adjustable Gas Block

The Select Adjustable Gas Block allows a near infinite initial adjustment using an allen wrench. To begin, simply turn the gas screw in (reducing gas) or out (increasing gas), whichever you require, and finish by attaching the gas switch for tool-less, on the fly adjustments without losing your initial gas setting. • 40 position fine […] Read More »

Cancelled US Government SHOT Show Attendees, We’ve Got Your Back

I’m hearing from a lot of sources that US government employees who are supposed to attend the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have had their orders canceled due to the government shut down. Believe it or not, this sort of thing has happened before. I am already on the ground in Vegas, and as […] Read More »

Crosman Introduces the Benjamin Fortitude

Bloomfield, NY – January 19, 2018 – Crosman Corporation announces the launch of the Benjamin® Fortitude™, the latest generation of pre-charged pneumatic (PCP) air rifles for hunters and shooters, in .177 and .22 calibers. The Fortitude is packed with the most highly desired features and technologies that demanding airgunners will appreciate, including a regulator that deliver up to 90 shots ... Read More »

[SHOT 2018] What do YOU want to see from SHOT 2018?

The 2018 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoors Show is upon us! Over the next week, the TFB Team consisting of over 16 writers, and 4 videographers will be working our hardest (and fastest) to try and bring to you, our readership, some of the broadest coverage of SHOT Show 2018 that we hope we can provide […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Nebraska Hunting Accident Highlights Black Powder Dangers

When I think of shooting a black powder gun the words “proceed with caution” come to mind. I’m not saying black powder guns are especially dangerous BUT I am saying . . . there is a lot more to learn about them. Especially when it comes to loading. And like any gun, things can go […] The post Nebraska Hunting ... Read More »

New from Concepts Laboratory: Liberty MkIX Polymer 80% 1911 Frame

Press release: USA, NV, Las Vegas – Freedom Concepts Laboratory, a new player in the firearms industry, has brought something new and exciting with them to the 2018 SHOT Show. The Liberty line of 80% polymer 1911 frame kits is a unique new alternative for those who want to build a feature rich, custom 1911, […] The post New from ... Read More »

New York Times Slimes NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch

Yesterday, The New York Times published a profile of NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch called The National Rifle Association’s Telegenic Warrior. Subtitled How Dana Loesch, a onetime Democrat, became a Second Amendment spokeswoman too incendiary for some right-wingers to handle. This was never going to end well . . . Times writer Laura M. Holson starts her hit […] The post New York ... Read More »

John Boch: Lock Them Up!

When you lock up violent criminals, you prevent them from victimizing other innocents. Crime in America dipped almost 50% after America abandoned “soft on crime” attitudes of the 1970s. Of course, many soft-on-crime politicians like Reitz have once more taken a love to “diversion” programs. And that’s how we get Robbie Patton (above), a local crime […] The post John Boch: ... Read More »

Airsoft players! The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!: IMI Systems Quote of the Day

“Russia has shown a more than neighborly interest in Russian-speaking airsoft players, as well as members of martial arts and shooting clubs, in Latvia and Estonia, two countries with large Russian-speaking minorities. Russian trainers with military connections — even special forces connections — have joined some clubs in those countries as trainers, teaching what one […] The post Airsoft players! ... Read More »

Beyond Clothing Stretch Alpha Sweater 4-Way-Stretch Insulated Softshell Combat/Tactical Jacket with Tweave and Polartec Technology! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 21, 2018 Beyond Clothing has a very interesting 4-way stretch insulated softshell jacket called the Stretch Alpha Sweater (or, Alpha Stretch Sweater), and its as good an example of an insulated softshell that DefenseReview (DR) has seen. We actually got to see and handle it at … Read More »

UK, France, and Italy sign agreement with Eurosam | DSCA clears F-35 for Belgium, ahead of final decision | Chinese S-400 components damaged by storm

Americas Surplus AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters previously used by the US Marine Corps (USMC) are being offered for sale by the US government, either through a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) or Direct Commercial Sale (DCS). For interested parties, an industry day will be held on January 24 by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) at the Southern Maryland Higher ... Read More »

Prometheus Design Werx – Raider Field Pant

New for 2018, San Francisco based specialty adventure products company Prometheus Design Werx debuts their Raider Field Pant 5050RS. Built as a rugged field pant, this style is a non-cargo design in a clean utility appearance, built for the outdoors and today’s active EDC user in mind. A total of 11 pockets to stash and […] Read More »

Arnold Defense Introduces New Air Platform-mounted Rocket Launchers to the South East Asian Defense Market at the Singapore Air Show

Singapore, February 6, 2018: Arnold Defense, the US St Louis-based international manufacturer and supplier of 2.75-inch rocket launchers, is displaying its new, ultra-light LWL-12 2.75-inch/70mm Weapon Systems for the first time at the Singapore Air Show, Changi Exhibition Centre, February 6-11, 2018. Arnold Defense is the world’s largest supplier of rocket launchers and the Company […] Read More »

Shellback Tactical Announces Partnership With US Patriot Tactical

Michael Wratten, the founder of Shellback Tactical, announces that the company has partnered with US Patriot Tactical. US Patriot Tactical will handle all global distribution of the brand and product lines. You have known Shellback Tactical for its premium nylon products including the Banshee product line and others which will continue to expand. To meet […] Read More »

SHOT SHOW SNEAK PEEK: Silencer Saturday – #3

Welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday. In the third installment of everything that is quiet, we will focus on a SHOT Show Sneak Peek since TFB is currently headed to Las Vegas for the biggest industry show of the year. We have a few hints of new releases, but for the most part I’d like to […] Read More … The ... Read More »

SAFESHOOT Hunting Safety Device (For Realz)

Will ya look at humongous thing hanging off the end of that guy’s rifle? No wonder it needs a bipod! Nope. It’s not a radar gun. It’s a SAFESHOOT device “driven by an array of dynamic-calibrated long-range MEMS sensors, onboard GPS and RF communication.” Well no one communicated this to me . . . Until […] The post SAFESHOOT Hunting ... Read More »

ZRODelta Merges With Critical Capabilities, Acquires War Sport

This may be a little “inside baseball” for mass consumption; we don’t tend to post much in the way of industry-internal news. But, as I’ve been testing out a few of ZRODelta‘s products over the last two months (and loving them), and War Sport is a known entity, I figured we’d pass along the info. […] The post ZRODelta Merges ... Read More »

Massachusetts: Surrender Your Bump Stock/Trigger Crank By May 2 or Go to Prison

In its infinite wisdom, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made the sale or possession of a bump fire stock or trigger crank a crime. They sent a letter to gun owners — of whom they have a list — giving owners of said devices 90 days to turn them into police. Without any financial compensation. […] The post Massachusetts: Surrender ... Read More »

New From Dickies: Tactical Wear

Yes, you read that right. The Dickies workwear brand you know and love is now 78.3% more tactical. This coming week at SHOT Show 2018, they’re set to unveil a new line of tactical-oriented clothing. If you’re an Operator operating operationally or a survivalist, this gear is apparently for you. Dickies’ press release follows . . […] The post New From ... Read More »

Champaign, Illinois “Gun Violence” Town Hall Delivers Heat Not Light

Town hall meetings are Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’s bread and butter. The Demanding Moms love to show up when senseless violence shakes Suzy Soccer Mom out of her suburban comfort zone. Just like sleazy, ambulance-chasing lawyers . . . In case you didn’t know, the gun grabbing divas claim “easy access” […] The post Champaign, Illinois ... Read More »

Introducing The Mauser M18 — “The People’s Rifle”

Das Original Volksgewehr? Mauser to the people! Hey, a real deal Mauser for $699 just might turn heads. Press release on Mauser’s new M18 follows . . . Introducing the Mauser M18 The dream of owning a MAUSER is now more accessible than ever, thanks to the launch of the iconic German gunmaker’s newest rifle: The MAUSER […] The post Introducing The ... Read More »

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: GLOCK Mag, Old or New?

Hey! A fellow Row Dielander! How you doin’? I’m doin’ good. How you doin? I’m doin’ good. And now you know Ocean State residents’ official mating ritual greeting. So let’s have a look at Rhode Island Jeff’s everydaycarry.com pocket dump. What’s wrong with this picture? . . . Although Jeff sports a Samsung Gear S3 […] The post Everyday Carry ... Read More »

Tactical Dickies – New Line From An Old Name

A tactical line from Dickies has been announced – come on, you want to say it too. “Tactical Dickies.” Breach Bang Clear 🥃 The Breach-Bang-Clear SHOTREP series is made possible by Grey Ghost Precision and Grey Ghost Gear – use “breachbangclear” to save 10% on either one. 🥃 Tactical Dickies – New Line From An Old Name Dickies Releases New Tactical ... Read More »

ENDO Warehouse Clearance SALE

It’s on: ENDO Apparel sale is on until those shirts are gone.  Need to make room for new designs and hats in the warehouse.  There are a lot of designs / colors / sizes still available, but the mailing list got a two day head start.  Make sure you’re on there so you don’t miss out next time! Thanks for ... Read More »

I’m Happy To See Downrange Filming Made it Into 2018

Hmmmm: 0:30 – Incredible… there it is.  Getting footage ahead of the line of fire is literally the most alpha thing ever.  This guy definitely got a hug after, and maybe even a “awe, you’re sweet” from the girls. 1:31 – What’s this supposed to prove, other than having a full size AR-15 awkwardly stored at that position inside a ... Read More »

Russian Roulette Clothing 5.7×28 Shirt

Russian Roulette Clothing’s latest shirt is an homage to the little PDW cartridge that could (or maybe couldn’t), the 5.7x28mm. The shirt features an image of the blue tip SS197SR cartridge along with the caliber designation. RussianRouletteClothing.com Read More »

AmmoPAL in Action

AmmoPAL released a new video showing their product in action. It works like a sort of external magazine that allows you to hold 10 2 3/4″ 12 gauge shells in a compact package but access them quickly. The AmmoPAL can be belt mounted or attached to PALS webbing in a number of ways including upside […] Read More »

Christensen Arms Expands Caliber Options For MPR

Building on the success of its Moderns Precision Rifle, Christensen Arms expands the MPR caliber options for shooters hungry for more cartridges. New chamberings include .300 Win Mag, .300 Norma Mag, and .338 Lapua on the long action configuration and 6.5 PRC on the short action model. The new calibers join the 6.5 Creedmoor and .308 Win. Unveiled in Oct…. ... Read More »

Hudson H9A Revealed

Hudson Mfg made a huge wave at the 2017 SHOT Show with their H9 pistol. And surprising to some, they actually began shipping out product before the end of the year. Recently they’ve been teasing a new model, the H9A. While we’ve heard some speculation that this would be yet another plastic fantastic, today we can confirm that it is… ... Read More »

SPARTANAT – Corvus Is Coming

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Corvus Defensio announces its first presence at SHOT Show and is proud to unveil its partnership with Steyr Arms, Inc., who will distribute their whole line of products in the USA.   Corvus Defensio will be exhibiting its full product line of innovative and high quality accessory parts for the Steyr AUG […] Read More »

SIG To Offer Suppressed Upper Receiver

SIG is introducing a 300 BLK Upper Reciever Group which is compatible with both MCX and AR-style lowers. This short stroke gas piston upper features a 6.75″ barrel with a permanently attached 19 baffle, Titanium suppressor. It has two gas settings for use with sub and supersonic ammunition. Remember, this is a piston Upper so […] Read More »

Bushnell Announces Dozens of New Optics at SHOT Show 2018

Bushnell Introduces Tac Optics, Adds to Popular AR Optics and Elite Tactical Lines OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – January 19, 2018 – Bushnell, the industry leader in high-performance sport optics, will launch more than a dozen new optics at the 2018 SHOT Show, January 23 to 26 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. […] Read More »

BG Tony Potts Takes Over PEO Soldier

FORT BELVOIR, Virginia (Jan. 17, 2018) – The Program Executive Office Soldier workforce, Army Acquisition community members, and Industry witnessed the Change-of-Charter Ceremony Jan. 16 where responsibility for leading the organization transferred from Brig. Gen. Brian P. Cummings to Brig. Gen. Anthony “Tony” Potts. Presiding over the ceremony was The Honorable Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary […] Read More »

GERBER Introduces New Empower Automatic Knife Series at SHOT Show 2018

PORTLAND, OREGON (January, 23rd, 2018) – GERBER, an industry-leading manufacturer of knives, multi-tools, and gear, announced today that it will debut the Empower™ series at Shot Show 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first look at the series comes ahead of the May 1st launch date, when the American-made automatic knife will be available to purchase for $125 at retail. ... Read More »

Missing Oregon Hunter Found! Sent to Jail . . .

Imagine the jailhouse phone call between John Boeder and his wife. Honey, why did you turn me in? More curious as to whether or not there will be additional charges filed for wildlife hunting violations. oregonlive.com: According to police, John Boeder, 51, and Bryan Keith Spaulding, 52, were hunting Sunday night in the Crabtree Lake area […] The post Missing Oregon ... Read More »

Question of the Day: How Do You Release Your Handgun’s Slide and Why?

In the video below, the SIG SAUER gun guru shows us five — count ’em five — ways to rack your handgun slide. I was always taught to use the hand-over-the-slide slingshot method; gross motor skills being your best bet during an adrenaline dump. I call it the combat rack, which makes it sound . […] The post Question of ... Read More »

Las Vegas Shooting Police Report: Second Suspect, Motive, New Timeline, Firearms Inventory, SWAT ND [PICTURES[

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office have released an 81-page report on the mass shooting on October 1, 2017. Click here to read.  As The New York Times reveals, the document contains several surprising details, including the promise of an indictment . . . Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said in […] The post Las Vegas ... Read More »