Friday Night Lights: Taking A Look Inside A Night Vision Image Intensifier I² Tube

When talking about image intensification (I²) with regards to analog night vision we are talking about the heart of night vision, the Image intensifier I² tube. The I² tubes are what performs the actual magic of amplifying light so we can see in the dark without the use of flashlights. Looking Inside An Image Intensifier …

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POTD: Forging the American Kalashnikov KR-103

In one of TFB’s previous Photo Of The Day posts, we showed how a scope mount is born in the CNC machine. A block of aluminum turns into something useful. It’s now time to show a “before and after” of some forged parts for the new Kalashnikov KR-103, an American AK that was introduced at SHOT Show 2020. It’s always …

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Bernie Sanders Pushes Gun Control With Long Ago Debunked ‘Gun Show Loophole’ Statistic

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., (AP Photo/John Locher) From the CCRKBA . . . Targeting what it calls “harmfully misleading” information, Twitter has identified a tweet from presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders that shows he was all wet when he claimed 40 percent of gun sales in the U.S. didn’t include a background check, so the …

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Featured Deals of the Week – 2/21/20

Welcome back everyone to another Featured Deals of the Week. I’m your host Benjamin F, the gun-running fun-loving discord-moderating neanderthal that lucked into a job at TFB. Let’s get down to business. Norinco SKS Type 56 Blued – $399.99 + $10 ffl shipping fee Image Provided by Sportsman’s Warehouse What the deal is: It’s a …

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JWT: The Guns I Used in Combat in Afghanistan

The author above, right (courtesy JWT) The Colt M4 rifle and Beretta M9 handgun were the primary guns I used when I was in Afghanistan. The M9 was the standard-issue pistol. The M4 had an EOTech holographic red dot sight with the usual EOTech Advanced Target Illuminator/Pointer (AN/PEQ-15) wired onto the top rail, and a CAA foregrip. …

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New House Bill Would Give Gun Owners Real Safe Passage Protection When Traveling With Firearms

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Last year, I wrote about a serious weakness in the “safe passage” provision in the Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986, which allowed states like New York to arrest innocent traveling gun owners for the mistake of stopping in the state for any reason with a legally owned firearm …

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Father Pavone: Pro-life Momentum Is on the Rise in America

Donald Trump made history last month by becoming the first president to attend the annual March for Life, demonstrating his firm commitment to this cause as well as the progress that the pro-life movement has made in America. Our country is moving in the direction of restoring protection to the unborn and the president is …

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Galco’s New QuickTuk Cloud Holster for the SIG P320C

Galco has just introduced the QuickTuk Cloud IWB holster for the SIG Sauer P320C as well as the M18 pistol. The QuickTuk Cloud is a combination of the holster that combines the durability and reliability of Kydex with more comfortable materials. Galco’s New QuickTuk Cloud for the SIG P320C As a concealed carrier myself, I …

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Does ‘Mil Spec’ Mean Anything Anymore? Did it Ever?

In the gun realm, we are encouraged to think that anything “mil spec” must therefore be good. Reliable. Iron-clad tough, able to withstand the rigors and horrors of the battlefield. But does it actually mean anything anymore? Actually, it does…and it doesn’t. Bear in mind that if you’re into collecting guns or other items because …

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Anti-Gun Orgs Issue New Gun Control Toolkit to Campaign for ‘Red Flag’ Confiscation Laws

From the Second Amendment Foundation: The Second Amendment Foundation is cautioning the public about a new “toolkit” for gun control lobbying groups to help them campaign for passage of so-called “red flag” laws that create “Extreme Risk Protection Orders” designed to take firearms from people based on allegations from family members, intimate partners or others, …

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What Handgun Represents Your Generation

Yeah, yeah, it sounds like clickbait, but it’s not– we took a serious look at each recent American cultural generation and matched it to the best-known or most ground-breaking new handgun from that era. The Lost Generation (born 1883 to 1901) Those who were born in this era became adults during the Great War and …

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Versacarry Launches Compound Gen II Essential IWB Holster

Last year, Versacarry introduced its Compound line of holsters featuring water buffalo leather wrapped around a polymer constructed design. The non-collapsible holster protected the pistol, utilizing premium leather. Now for 2020, Versacarry doubles down on the design with the new Compound Gen II Essential line of holsters. Versacarry Compound Gen II Essential The improved model, …

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Buckeye Firearms Assoc. leaders testify on HB 425 (Duty to Notify)

On Wednesday, February 19, the House Federalism Committee heard testimony on HB 425 (Duty to Notify). HB 425 CHL NOTIFICATION (WIGGAM, S.)To modify the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee must notify a law enforcement officer that the licensee is authorized to carry a concealed handgun and is carrying a concealed handgun when stopped. Current …

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1911 Popularity: How Browning’s Iconic Design Has Stayed the Course

The M1911 has been in production for over 100 years. (Photo: Don Summers/Guns.com) John Moses Browning’s M1911 persists as one of the most prolific handguns in the modern era, but how has this pistol maintained its popularity more than a century after its inception? The Model 1911 surfaced in the early 1900s after American soldiers …

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