Eugene L. 01.30.23 The fine family of folks at XS Sights has put out a couple of new Glock sight-pushing tools for people who would rather work on their own guns at home or the professional gunsmith this year at SHOT. This new duo of tools are meant to make installing Glock sights super easy and
Today’s Photo of the Day is “Ghost Trees” by Paul Laurenza. Location: Yellowstone National Park, California. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Eugene L. 01.28.23 This year at SHOT Show Norma Precision Inc. has bought out a couple of new products for the ammo market. The first is the expansion of their NXD line of defensive pistol ammunition with additional calibers added. The second is Norma’s new 1000-yard Xtreme LR-22 a long-range .22lr round. The NXD, Non-eXpanding Defense,
I deliberately chose a commonly written about topic for this week’s tip to encourage everyone to take every piece of information deep to heart and integrate these concepts into your workflow. If you’re new to it, may this reading be the start of your using it. If you’re somewhat familiar, may depth of field become
Eugene L. 01.28.23 Alpha Foxtrot has brought out some new pistols to SHOT Show 2023. While the company has best been known as of late for its high-end 1911s, this Georgia based firearms manufacturer has been making firearms components for the US and global firearms market for 30 years now through their parent company Dasan Machineries
Photo By eabowe Today’s Photo of the Day is “Howling Coyote” by eabowe. Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. “It was very cold, but I had been watching this coyote for about 45 minutes as it hunted in the snow-covered Lamar Valley,” explains eabowe. “My hope was that I would be able to catch it as
Eugene L. 01.27.23 American Tactical Inc. is bringing in a couple of new backpack bolt guns this year for SHOT Show 2023 with their new TRX Blackcreek rifles. The Blackcreek rifles are pair of chassis’d bolt action rifles that have either a collapsing stock or folding stock, either way making for a compact package. The larger
After new flagship full-frame camera releases in 2021 from Canon, Nikon and Sony, 2022 was quieter on the full-frame mirrorless front, but there were some exciting introductions of smaller-sensor cameras. Full-frame models tend to draw the most attention, but there are advantages of APS-C and Micro Four Thirds sensors in terms of focal length magnification
Rusty S. 01.26.23 In this episode of TFBTV, Hop is at SHOT Show 2023 visiting Leupold Optics to discuss probably the most anticipated optic of 2023 – the new Leupold Mark 5HD 2-10×30. While the versatility of its multiple reticle options will give you an advantage at the range or in the field. With three revolutions
Congratulations to Karthik Subramaniam for winning the recent Stillness Assignment with the image, “Patience.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots!
Rusty S. 01.25.23 This year at SHOT, CKRT (Columbia River Knife and Tool) brought over 20 new knives and tools. Some of the more standout pieces included a custom Mattock designed by RMJ tactical, a set of throwing knives designed by ken onion, an EDC version of the Provoke, and the Razel Nax, a combination of
Eugene L. 01.24.23 B&T USA is finally bringing one of the best cleaners for suppressors to the US market. High-quality SchleTek suppressor and gun cleaning products are going to be available for sale in the US. These gun and suppressor cleaning and tuning products have been available in Europe for a while but due to cost
Rusty S. 01.24.23 Walking around SHOT show requires good footwear, as one typically covers more than 4 miles per day and up to 12 hours on one’s feet. My boot of choice for getting around the floor are Lowa Zephyrs. I walked into Lowa’s booth with my Zephyrs and beheld their newest iteration: The Lowa Zephyr
Photo By natrpixdvm Today’s Photo of the Day is “Icy Tree” by natrpixdvm. Location: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. “An ice storm in late autumn leaves trees encrusted with intricate ice formations,” describes natrpixdvm. Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 100mm F2.8 IS L lens. 1/400 sec., f/8, ISO 500. Want to get your images in
Eugene L. 01.22.23 The new Angstadt Arms Vanquish suppressor system is a brand new baffleless integrally suppressed barrel shown at the Angstadt Arms booth at this year’s Shot Show. The suppressed barrels will be available in .22lr and 9mm in multiple lengths and configurations. The .22lr barrels will be available for the Ruger 10/22, Ruger 10/22
I was leading one of my June safaris to the Serengeti and was asked a question. In that a “correct” answer depended on a number of variables, my short reply was, “It depends.” I garnered more info by asking follow-up questions and finally gave a solid response. A short while later, I was asked another