Why You Shouldn’t Overlook .45 Long Colt

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook .45 Long Colt

The .45 Long Colt, aka .45 Colt, .45LC, doesn’t get as much love because everyone is obsessed with magnum cartridges in revolvers. If it isn’t a .44, .357, .460 or .500, it seems like nobody cares. But you shouldn’t overlook...
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Tested: IFG Howdah 45/410 Double-Barrel Pistol

Tested: IFG Howdah 45/410 Double-Barrel Pistol

Once in a while, I have the opportunity to work with a handgun that’s exceptionally unique in both its design and background. If you’re ready to take a break from 1911s and polymer-frame 9 mm semi-automatics for a little while,...
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You Won’t Believe the Impact these Custom Made Slugs, Dubbed “Juicers”, Do When They Connect with the Target

You Won’t Believe the Impact these Custom Made Slugs, Dubbed “Juicers”, Do When They Connect with the Target

Back in January we showed you this very impressive shotgun round, by OATH ammunition, it is their 1.25oz 1600fps all-copper slug designed to expand to an incredible  2.5″ and penetrate just enough to punch through a hostile human with little energy left ...
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Winner Of Oregon Softball Team’s Rifle Raffle Turns AR-15 Into Garden Tools

Winner Of Oregon Softball Team’s Rifle Raffle Turns AR-15 Into Garden Tools

A small group of parishioners gathered Friday under canopies pitched in the Christ Church Episcopal Parish parking lot in Lake Oswego to watch “the destruction of a weapon” and to pray “for an end to violence, for peace on Earth.” With...
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Henry Repeating Arms Announces New Models For 2017

Henry Repeating Arms Announces New Models For 2017

Fans of Henry Repeating Arms should be excited for the future, as the company has announced a ton of new models for 2017. Here’s a quick look at what’s on tap for next year: The Henry Frontier Long Barrel 24-inch rifle, an...
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Clapp on Handguns: The .40 Is a Better Choice Than the 9 mm

Clapp on Handguns: The .40 Is a Better Choice Than the 9 mm

We have had the .40 S&W cartridge since 1990, roughly a quarter century of active service. Much of that service was in law enforcement, but many civilian handgunners have also cheerfully climbed aboard the medium-bore bandwagon. When it’s evaluated on...
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The .44 Magnum: A Historical Look

The .44 Magnum: A Historical Look

The .44 magnum will forever be linked to Detective “Dirty Harry” Callahan ridding the streets of crime on the big screen. The history of the .44 magnum cartridge is a lot deeper than that of Hollywood. Elmer Keith was the...
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Lockheed AC-130 Gunship firing

Lockheed AC-130 Gunship firing

4th Special Operations Squadron Airmen conduct a live-fire mission in an AC-130U Gunship during Emerald Warrior at Hurlburt Field, Florida. Emerald Warrior is the Department of Defense’s only irregular warfare exercise, allowing joint and combined partners t...
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What’s New?  Marlin 336 Lever-Action .410 Shotgun

What’s New? Marlin 336 Lever-Action .410 Shotgun

We’re pleased to reintroduce the Marlin .410 Lever-Action Shotgun, with our own twist. We loved the idea of a lever-action shotgun, but wanted to improve on the Marlin 410 design so that it could be a handy piece for the ranch, the...
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The Buying and Selling of Stg44 / MP44 / MP43 Rifles In Rebel-held Syria [Lots of Photos]

The Buying and Selling of Stg44 / MP44 / MP43 Rifles In Rebel-held Syria [Lots of Photos]

A reader of TFB who resides in rebel held Syria recently emailed us saying … You must know that I do not reside in the U.S.; I am in Syria, amidst the sweeping turmoil. And, surprisingly enough, a couple of years past,...
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