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    TFB Book Review: The Anti-Tank Rifle by Steven Zaloga

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Osprey Publications has recently come out with a new title in the Weapon Series of books, “The Anti-Tank Rifle”.  It is a light history of the anti-tank rifle from the First World War to the beginning of the Cold War. For those not familiar with the Weapon Series from […] More

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    [Review] Shell Shock Technologies: S3 Reload

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com When I was contacted about reviewing new pistol sizing and recapping dies I thought, “wow….dies. Big deal”. What are these S3 Reload dies anyways? Shell Shock Technologies (SST) of Westport, Connecticut has created the S3 RELOAD set; dies not just for “regular” brass, but designed to accommodate the […] More

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    Gear Review: Nightforce SHV scope, ADM mount

    This article was originally posted on Guns.com The Nightforce scope attached to a Ruger Scout rifle. The item was tested using Sig and American Eagle ammo. (Photo: Eve Flanigan/Guns.com) In this gear review, I visit new products of brands that have been landmarks in my shooting life. My introduction to Nightforce scopes was a memorable […] More

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    TFB Book Review: The ‘Broomhandle’ Mauser by Jonathan Ferguson

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The C96 ‘Broomhandle’ Mauser is certainly one of the most iconic self-loading handguns of the First World War. Osprey Publications has recently published a title about the C96, written by Jonathan Ferguson, Curator of Firearms at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, UK. For those not familiar with the […] More

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    Gear Review: Looking at free shot timer apps

    This article was originally posted on Guns.com The CZ pistol and Smith & Wesson revolver used for testing. The apps are a great dry fire tool. (Photo: Andy C) I wrote an article some time ago espousing the benefits of owning a shot timer and I stand behind that sentiment. They’re a wonderful tool for […] More

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    Review: VERTX EDC Gamut Plus

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Any dedicated carry bag will be a slightly less covert method of transporting a rifle simply due to the advertising around its intended purpose. However, the VERTX EDC Gamut Plus does not overtly market the backpack as a rifle bag and does an excellent job of staying low […] More

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    Gun Review: Henry Repeating Arms Big Boy Steel .44 Magnum

    This article was originally posted on Guns.com The Henry Big Boy rifle chambered in .44 magnum (Photo: Team HB) Testing the Henry Repeating Arms Big Boy Steel rifle, chambered in .44 Magnum, was a treat as it always is to fire a solid, American-made rifle. In the context of current events, the test also inspired […] More

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    3 low-profile, high-performance 9mm brands you should know

    This article was originally posted on Guns.com Range day with three unsung 9mm brands. With L-Tech Full Stop not yet for sale, we opted for Allegiance Ammo as part of this trio. (Photo: Team HB) Recently, Guns.com profiled a standout 9mm brand, Full Stop. After testing and being quite impressed with the brand, it was […] More

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    Review: Buffalo Bore “Full-Power” 30 Carbine Ammo

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Feeding a Classic There are millions of United States Carbine, .30, M1 Carbines out there.  There’s a lot more to these light, handy, and once-affordable carbines than one might think if one hasn’t handled them before.  Despite their oft-repeated combat ineffectiveness, they make a well balanced and light […] More

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    Gear Review: A tale of three charging handles—is a HABU for you?

    This article was originally posted on Guns.com Top to bottom–HABU, milspec, and ambi charging handles. (Photo: Team HB) Until recently, I was aware of two types of AR charging handles—mil-spec or a variant thereof, with the latch on the left side only, ambi, with latches on both sides, and now something completely different—the cuff-like HABU, […] More

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    9mm gel test: Magtech 147 gr bonded JHP

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com Magtech might not be the name that first springs to mind when you think of premium defense ammunition, but you could be looking for less expensive, but still decent defense oriented ammunition for rainy day storage or hunting. If that’s the case, this line of bonded ammunition may […] More

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    Gear review: CTS Targets – a truly portable hanging steel target

    This article was originally posted on Guns.com Carrying a homemade post-pounder T-post and CTS target downrange with room to carry a rifle. (Photo: Eve Flannigan) Few forms of shooting practice are as rewarding as making steel targets ring. The instant—or gloriously delayed, depending on distance—feedback is part of what makes our craft so addictive. Steel […] More

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