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Ammunition Testing now Available at Chesapeake Testing

By Tom R I think I may have found a fun place to work… Chesapeake Testing now offers ammunition testing in accordance with SAAMI, FBI, and NATO protocols. Our in-house calibration system allows for greater repeatability in testing, more accurate

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American Built Arms Company Mission Critical Kit (MCK)

By Tom R American Built Arms Company has put together a nifty little kit. Some of the stuff I’m not entire sure about (like the black gear bands), but the rest of the items are things I normally try and

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Army and Marines Butt Heads On M855A1/Mk. 318

By Nathaniel F The Army and Marine Corps’ ongoing schism over standard issue 5.56mm ammunition came to a head during a recent House Armed Services Committee meeting. The USMC, which still uses the 1970s-era M855 round, supplemented by their Mk.

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Bergara B-14 Rifles

By Richard Johnson Bergara USA is now selling a pair of new rifles: the B-14 Hunter and B-14 Timber. The Timber rifle uses an oil-finished walnut stock while the Hunter uses a lightweight synthetic stock. The new rifles were shown

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New Kydex Holster From DeSantis

By Katie A DeSantis, the company with a reputation for producing quality holsters for a wide variety of scenarios and needs, has come out with yet another offering. The new model, which they’re calling the Range Master, is made from

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Kinetic Development Group SAS – SCAR Adaptable Stock System

By Nathan S. Kinetic Development Group has announced their SCAR Adaptable Stock System that uses a.. ACR stock? In short, its an adapter plate and the ACR’s folding stock. The system still allows the SCAR to function when folded and

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Small Caliber Book Reviews: The Great Rifle Controversy

By Nathaniel F As in all Small Caliber Book Reviews here at TFB, I will be covering the area of relevance and strengths and weaknesses of the book, as well as whether it is more introductory or advanced. To write

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Weekend Photo: Real, or Real Fake?

By Steve Johnson Trigger Firearms sent in the above photo of a Colt revolver they recently sold as a clone because nobody could not determine if it was real or not. If it is a clone, it is an exceptionally

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Weekend Photo: Cowboy (single) Action

By Steve Johnson Mike sent us a photo of his Cowboy Action Shooting rig, including a beautiful pair of Remington 1875 clones manufactured by Uberti in Italy. They are chambered in .357 Magnum. The Remington 1875 was an early cartridge

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The Sturmgewehr, Larry Vickers, And “The First Assault Rifle”

By Nathaniel F The Sturmgewehr is a rifle that will never lose it’s place in history; it is one of the single most influential weapons of the 20th Century. It is not the first of its kind, however, and we

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