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  • POTD: U.S. Marines Train in Sweden for BALTOPS
    by Eric B on June 20, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    If you have a taste and interest in firearms and soldiering, this is where you’ll find some of the greatest photographers in the world on the subject. Let TFB’s Photo Of The Day be your daily […]

  • POTD: U.S. Marine AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopter
    by Eric B on June 19, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    Above we have a U.S. Marine AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter flying over the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California earlier this year. It uses a 20 mm M197 3-barreled […]

  • SILENCER SATURDAY #181: SIG Sauer MODX-9 – Magic Modular Muffler
    by Pete on June 19, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    Hello everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, manufacturers of the YHM R9 multi-caliber suppressor. Last week we held our breath and suppressed […]

  • WW2 Makeshift Front Grips for STEN Guns
    by Matthew Moss on June 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

    A few weeks ago while doing some research in the UK’s Imperial War Museum online archive I came across a couple of intriguing photos that sent me down a rabbit hole. The STEN gun is undeniably one […]

  • POTD: H&K MP7 & K9 in Quick Reaction Force
    by Eric B on June 18, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    The World moves faster and faster, and the number of images produced with it. But rest assured that TFB’s Photo Of The Day will keep its focus on firearms. And man’s best friend of course. Above […]

  • Friday Night Lights: DIY Build Your Own Quadtube – ANVIS10
    by Nicholas C on June 18, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    It is Friday night and you know what that means. Friday Night Lights is brought to you by ATN Corp, manufacturers of night vision and thermal optics like the THOR LT. As with all of our sponsored […]

  • Grey Man Tactical’s New Vehicle Seatback RMP Kit
    by Luke C. on June 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Organizing your guns and gear while on the road and out in the field is a hard thing to accomplish without proper storage methods. One method would be to store everything simply laid out in your back […]

  • EAA Introduces the Girsan MC312 Goose Shotgun
    by Luke C. on June 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Goose Hunting is something that I’ve never participated in but would probably get into if not for my irrational hatred of Canadian Geese. EAA has just introduced a tool specifically for that job […]

  • New M&P Spec Series Kit Introduced by Smith & Wesson
    by Will P on June 18, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Smith & Wesson’s line of M&P handguns have sold phenomenally well since the first model was released in 2005. Over its sixteen-year history to date, the collection has expanded to include a […]

  • Manticore Arms X95 Optimus Polymer Forend
    by Nicholas C on June 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Accessories for the IWI X95 are rather limited. A lot of them are made by Manticore Arms. Well, Sven Jonsson, owner of Manticore Arms, has just released his X95 Optimus polymer forend. It is an […]

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  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- June 18, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 18, 2021 at 11:29 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Modern Holsters: Carrying into the Future Tamara Keel writes a superb article about […]

  • Free Books- Part 229
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 16, 2021 at 10:48 am

    Amazon has a tremendous number of FREE ebooks on their website.  You can find thousands of free kindle books on Amazon’s site every day.  These books can be downloaded to a Kindle reader or a […]

  • Notes from Shotgun School
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 15, 2021 at 11:26 am

    I taught this year’s first “home defense shotgun” class at the excellent Blackwing Shooting Center last week.  It was a fun new offering for me.  Blackwing had a large demand for the class […]

  • Your Tactical Training Scenario- Pistol as Impact Weapon
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Have you ever considered using your handgun as an impact weapon?  Before you do, you may want to think about a few things.   Take a look at this article.  A cop used […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- June 11, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 11, 2021 at 11:19 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   GunBroker and Tips for Buying a Used Firearm I purchase most of my newly-acquired guns […]

  • Your Tactical Training Scenario- Attacked on a Bicycle
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 7, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   I was on my favorite bike path last week when I noticed that there was an incredible increase in the number of cyclists as compared to the times before Covid-19.  Even […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- June 4, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 4, 2021 at 11:08 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   What common or household objects will stop bullets? A very comprehensive look at the […]

  • Free Books- Part 228
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 3, 2021 at 11:13 am

    Amazon has a tremendous number of FREE ebooks on their website.  You can find thousands of free kindle books on Amazon’s site every day.  These books can be downloaded to a Kindle reader or a […]

  • Places to Avoid this Summer
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 2, 2021 at 11:27 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   I’m noticing an alarming trend of violent acts occurring nationwide.  Both the perpetrators and victims of these violent attacks are generally teens gathered in large […]

  • What Happens to my CCW Gun if I am taken to the Hospital?
    by Greg Ellifritz on June 1, 2021 at 11:00 am

      Written by: Greg Ellifritz A reader  wrote in to ask me a question about what happens to a person who is carrying a firearm when that person needs medical assistance.   “After one is involved […]

American Rifleman
  • Preview: Cold Steel Crawford 1 Flipper
    on June 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    In collaboration with custom knife maker Wes Crawford, Cold Steel announced the launch of its Crawford 1 Flipper pocketknife, a blade designed to do it all.

  • New For 2021: M&P Spec Series Kit
    on June 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Smith & Wesson is set to offer brand loyalists with a limited edition kit that includes its well-regarded M&P9 M2.0 Optic-Ready pistol.

  • Rifleman Q&A: Number Of Turns To Focus A Scope?
    on June 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    From the archives of American Rifleman, read about ocular-ring adjustments on riflescopes from the July 2004 magazine.

  • Best Seller: Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield
    on June 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield series of compact semi-automatic handguns continues to prove its popularity in a saturated handgun market, being the fourth most sold semi-automatic handgun of […]

  • NRA Gun of the Week: Charter Arms Professional
    on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview, American Rifleman staff are checking out a sixgun from Charter Arms that utilizes a hybrid frame design built with aluminum to be lightweight and […]

  • The Armed Citizen® June 18, 2021
    on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

  • Rifleman’s Lexicon: Formulas For Success
    on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    What do statisticians and firearm enthusiasts have in common? Math. Check out these 10 widely used firearm formulas by today's riflemen.

  • NRA Joins Texas Governor For Constitutional Carry Bill Signing
    on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Prominent NRA leaders joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott at the Alamo for the signing of House Bill 1927 making Texas a Constitutional Carry state.

  • The .17 Winchester Super Magnum Cartridge
    on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Spurred by the creation of the .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire, Winchester introduced it own .17-cal. rimfire magnum cartridge in the form of the .17 Winchester Super Magnum, or .17 WSM.

  • Henry and Brownells Recognize Iwo Jima Flag-Raiser
    on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Henry Repeating Arms and Brownells have partnered together to honor a World War II Marine, Harold "Pie" Keller, who helped raised the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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  • Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk
    by michael seeklander on February 9, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    Tip #16: Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk The post Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk appeared first on Shooting-Performance.com.

  • 2021 Training Classes!
    by michael seeklander on January 16, 2021 at 3:31 pm

    Hey Everyone! Reminder: You only have until January 31st to use the “spring15” discount code for a 15% discount on class tuition! Ammunition:If you are worried about ammo shortages, sign up! If […]

  • Seven Week Concealed Carry Program
    by michael seeklander on January 14, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    This program is a simple yet highly efficient program that will help you improve your handgun shooting skills a bunch if you put the effort in. That said, one thing that you need to understand is […]

  • Build it Backward
    by michael seeklander on January 13, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    Name your goal. Go ahead, write it down. Now write down the date you wish to reach your goal. Be realistic. Now estimate the individual steps you need to take to reach the goal, to the best of […]

  • You Don’t Need a Gun for Self-Defense
    by michael seeklander on January 12, 2021 at 1:14 pm

    I admit the title of the article is a bit of a clickbait. If you are an avid reader of my blog, you are likely not my target audience. But I hope you share it with someone who might think that a […]

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  • The Complete Guide to Rolling Up Your Shirt Sleeves
    on June 20, 2021 at 12:33 pm

    The ultimate, multimedia guide to rolling your shirt sleeves.

  • Sunday Firesides: Die Red
    on June 20, 2021 at 3:21 am

    Emerson said that the average man is “born red, and dies gray.” By this, he meant that when a baby arrives in the world, and inhales his first lungfuls of earthly air, the child turns ruddy in […]

  • How to Pack a Backpack for Backpacking
    on June 18, 2021 at 4:39 pm

    Next week, Kate and I will be joining a friend in Colorado for a backpacking trip. We’ve gone on a few trips in the past few years and each time we go, we figure out something new to make the next […]

  • Why Every Man Should Have 3 Signature Dishes
    on June 17, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    I started baking bread a few years ago. The simplicity appealed to me. With just four ingredients — flour, salt, yeast, and water — I could make a hearty, delicious loaf of bread. I started, as […]

  • Podcast #717: The Fraught, Relatable Relationship Between Winston Churchill and His Son
    on June 16, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    Winston Churchill once said of his only son: "I love Randolph, but I don't like him." It's a sentiment many a parent with a tumultuous relationship with one of their children can relate to, and […]

  • Bro Basics: Lat Pulldowns
    on June 15, 2021 at 7:24 pm

    Welcome back to Bro Basics, a series which covers exercises that are popular and can be useful but are often done inadequately and solely for aesthetics, and shows the exercises’ broader function […]

  • Podcast #716: How to Make Your Life More Effortless
    on June 14, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    When we're failing to do the things that are most important in our lives, the typical diagnosis of the problem is to believe we're simply not working hard enough, and the typical solution to the […]

  • 18 Things Every Man Should Do This Summer
    on June 13, 2021 at 1:56 pm

    Napping. Paddling. Mowing. Fishing. Grilling. Just a few of the things that every man should do during this glorious season of summer.

 

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  • Intervenor Motion Filed in New York NRA Case
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 9:13 pm

     The motion, filed by NRA Board of Directors candidate by petition, Frank Tait, and member Mario Aguirre, president of Brock’s Gap Training Center, seeks to ensure that the membership is not held […]

  • Persistence Pays Off
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    Appellate court order is a win for gun owners, a loss for Nikki Fried - NICS entry alone NOT sufficient to deny carry license [More]Florida Carry shares some positive news about a gun owner who […]

  • Surrounded
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    As we enter into the last days of the most destructive legislative session in Oregon history, the pace of the destruction is not slowing. [More]Oregon Firearms Federation members are up to their […]

  • Payback
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 8:10 pm

     Trump Endorses Lisa Murkowski’s GOP Challenger Kelly Tshibaka For 2022 [More]I've seen him endorse far too many squishes and outright enemies over the years.Good riddance if it works. Tshibaka […]

  • How the Sausage is Made
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    LEAKED AUDIO OF SEN. JOE MANCHIN CALL WITH BILLIONAIRE DONORS PROVIDES RARE GLIMPSE OF DEALMAKING ON FILIBUSTER AND JANUARY 6 COMMISSION [More]This looks to me like someone is trying to discredit him […]

  • No Recount Needed
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 7:37 pm

     Smith & Wesson: Ammo shortage shows no sign of improving [More]That's one form of voting that can't be faked.

  • About That 'Great Victory'...
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 7:01 pm

     Biden Is Cracking Down On Guns Again With AR-15 Pistol Ban, And He’s Using Heller To Do It [More]Here's how.And more...[Via Mack H]

  • Exit Strategy
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    Pentagon to train departing service members to shun recruitment by 'anti-government' extremists [More]You know, like VCDL...[Via Jess]

  • Settled Science
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 6:38 pm

     Rabid rock fans looking to celebrate a return to normalcy by taking in Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show later this month will be on the outside looking in if they’ve received the AstraZeneca […]

  • Less is More
    by David Codrea on June 18, 2021 at 6:22 pm

     Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead [More]Actually, doesn't another holiday for government trough-feeders mean less work?And just like with disarmament edicts, "it's not […]

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