BREAKING: NRA Sues Ackerman McQueen…Again

Dan Z for TTAG Last month, the National Rifle Association sued its longtime PR and marketing firm, Ackerman McQueen for failure to produce detail supporting millions of dollars in billing to the gun rights org. That precipitated a very public fight that resulted in the disclosure of travel, clothing and other spending by NRA EVP …

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Only in Florida: 80-Year-Old Shoots 73-Year-Old Armed Robber

Courtesy Hialeah Police You’ve heard it a thousand times. “God created men and Sam Colt made them equal.” In other words, a firearm allows a smaller, weaker, slower or older individual to defend him or herself when attacked by someone younger, stronger and faster. Case in point: 80-year-old Ernesto Del Monte of south Florida. He …

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The Man Behind the Gun: The Institute of Military Technology Present the Eugene Stoner Stories

We are all familiar with the AR15 and M16 and you’re almost certainly familiar with the man behind the design, Eugene Morrison Stoner. Well, The Institute of Military Technology has put together a fascinating documentary telling the story of the man and the guns he designed. IMT are in the unique position of having many of Stoner’s …

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After a Shooting: The Police Are Going to Arrive

The first thing you should know about a self-defense incident is that the police are going to arrive. After a shooting, they’ll be responding to a “shots fired” call and will come in not knowing who the good guy is and who the bad guy is. Make them aware that you’re the good guy! Win …

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BREAKING: NRA Officers’ and Past Presidents’ Statement on Finances, Strategy and BOD Role

NRA board member Todd Rathner has posted the following message on his Facebook page: A message from the NRA’s current Officers and Past Presidents. May 22, 2019 My Fellow NRA Member: Since the NRA was founded almost 150 years ago, our adversaries have repeatedly tried to take us down. Today is no different. A recent …

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Safe Storage On The Go: Car Safes And Other Mobile Gun Storage Options

If you’re going to leave a firearm unattended in your vehicle, you need to do it as securely as possible. With the prevalence of designated gun-free zones (think post offices, hospitals, your place of work), anyone who carries a firearm will have to stow their gun in their vehicle from time to time. Leaving a …

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Photos from International Defense Fair, IDEF 2019 in Turkey

TFB reader, Stimpy75, was very kind to provide the following photos from the International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF 2019) that took place in early May, 2019.  There were some small arms on hand, including the Tokat 571 machine pistol we posted about, but armored personnel carriers, tanks and ships were bountiful.  From the photos provided, …

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PistonPal And Streamlight Plates From Warren Innovative Technologies

Amidst all the high-caliber new releases and blockbuster product launches are the smaller, often times one and two person companies that dedicate their skills to innovating seemingly insignificant parts, accessories and tools that make our lives easier. Warren Innovative Technologies is one of those companies. 3D printing parts from ABS plastic, the company is pushing …

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This Elusive Saiga 12 is Tricked Out for Enjoyment (VIDEO)

[embedded content] Originally manufactured in Izhevsk, Russia, the Saiga 12 shotgun has its roots deeply planted in the birthplace of its brethren, the iconic AK rifle. The Saiga’s obvious appeal to AK aficionados, combined with its ability to accept a detachable magazine, helped make it an extremely popular shotgun. Saiga 12 shotguns are patterned after …

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New 8x22mm Nambu Ammo Headed to Market

An estimated 475,000 Japanese Type 14 and Type 94 Nambu pistols were made, with many coming back to the U.S. after WWII as war trophies. Steinel Ammo is now making new cartridges for these relics. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com- pistol, Steinel- ammo) Ohio-based Steinel Ammunition announced this week they are making new factory ammo for Japanese …

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From the Guns.com Warehouse: A Pile of Colt Gold Cups (PHOTOS)

What’s not to like about a Colt Gold Cup? (Photos: Richard Taylor/Guns.com) An absolute classic offshoot of the standard M1911, the Colt Gold Cup series are iconic match pistols, and we have several up for grabs from the Guns.com warehouse. John Moses Browning’s celebrated 1911 design was adopted by the U.S. military just in time …

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Auto-Ordnance Salutes 75th D-Day Anniversary with Custom Guns (PHOTOS)

Auto-Ordnance has a trio of commemorative firearms paying homage to the men, units, and feats of courage related to D-Day. (Photos: Auto-Ord) Thompson Auto-Ordnance has landed a series of GI-style guns in a salute to the upcoming anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy in World War II. In remembrance of Operation Overlord, which saw …

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Hank Williams Jr. Offers Cash for His Grandpas’s Lost Shotgun

While “a country boy can survive,” to help carry on a hunting tradition, Bocephus is looking for a lost family heirloom 16-gauge, no questions asked. (Photo: Steve Smith/Facebook) Country singer and avid hunter Hank Williams, Jr. is looking for his grandfather’s long lost Remington shotgun and is offering cash or trade for its return. Williams, …

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Springfield Armory Adds 10mm to XD-M Optical Sight Pistol Line

Springfield Armory is expanding their XD-M OSP line to include a 10mm pistol (Photos: SA) Illinois-based Springfield Armory is growing their optics-ready XD-M series by adding an offering chambered in 10mm Auto. The latest XD-M OSP sports a 5.3inch hammer-forged threaded barrel with suppressor-height sights. The pistol comes standard with an RMR cut and three …

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