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    5 Rare and Unusual Firearms Seen in the Rock Island April 2018 Premiere Firearms Auction Catalog

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The catalog of the upcoming Rock Island April 2018 Premiere Firearms Auction is already published. It is always interesting to look through their catalog and see what lots are consigned because this is one of the USA’s biggest firearms auctions and some of the most unusual and rare guns […] More

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    CIA Agent’s Memory Sketch of the Kalashnikov Rifle

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Kalashnikov Media has recently published a scanned copy of a quite an interesting drawing. It is said to be the hand sketch of a CIA agent who first saw the AK-47 rifle in 1953. It was a part of a report which told that during a demining operation in […] More

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    New B&T SQD Suppressor

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com B&T AG out of Switzerland released a new suppressor at Enforce Tac and IWA 2018 in Germany. The new SQD will be a very interesting option if you have a firearm with a tri-lug at the end of your barrel. The ever-growing EnforceTac is a two day exhibition […] More

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    The Sturmgewehr Through Soviet and US Eyes [GUEST POST by Andrey Ulyanov]

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com A new class of weapon, the assault rifle, was adopted by Germany during the Second World War. Initially, this weapon had a greater impact on global affairs as propaganda, while bolt action and semi-automatic rifles still dominated the battlefield. Later, the assault rifle concept became the standard military rifle the world […] More

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    Brazil’s INA submachine gun reloaded – Part 3

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Shortly after completing the previously-described (http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/02/28/brazils-ina-submachine-gun-reloaded-part-2/) .45 ACP-to-9x19mm INA conversion at Brazilian Army’s Arsenal de Guerra General Câmara, in the Rio Grande do Sul State, the very same officer in charge was transferred to IMBEL’s Fábrica de Itajubá, Minas Gerais State, as head of the facility’s Research Department […] More

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    CNN Analyst Mocks Women’s Concealed Carry, Suggests It’s Impractical

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com CNN Analyst and Former FBI Assistant Director Tom Fuentes caused quite a stir recently due to his comments on the practicality of teachers with concealed carry firearms in the classroom. Specifically, regarding female teachers and school faculty carrying concealed handguns throughout the day on their person. On February 24, […] More

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    FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Night Vision And Laser Regulations

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com What restrictions and regulations are placed on the ownership and use of night vision equipment? This question finds few real answers, most of which are often foggy at best. The primary regulations that effect night vision observation devices (NODS) and Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASERs) […] More

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    New Multi-Caliber Weapon System called KONEV Modular Rifle

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Konstantin Konev is a firearms and accessories designer. He contacted me a couple of weeks ago and asked if I want to take a look at his rifle design. I was curious to see what he is talking about because I never heard about that rifle before. I was anticipating to […] More

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    Guest Post: Ghoul 14.5mm Anti-Materiel Rifle, a Palestinian copy of the Steyr HS-50 or Modified Domestically?

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com This is Marawan Maklad’s third guest post for TFB. His first guest post is about the Istanbul Military Museum: Small Arms of the Ottoman Empire. The Palestinian Hamas movement and its military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades in Gaza surprised many observers worldwide by the announcement by […] More

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