FN MK 48 Mod 2 Machine Gun Prototype in 6.5CM Unveiled

FN Herstal has announced a prototype for the newest variant of the MK 48 machine gun. The Mod 2 variant is chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The prototype is styled as the FN MK 48 Mod 2 6.5CM. Debuted at the 2019 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa May 18-23, the machine gun is […]

Trump’s ATF Director Nominee: Whom to Believe?

There seems to be a split among gun-rights groups about Chuck Canterbury, President Trump’s nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Canterbury, if confirmed, would succeed Acting ATF Director Regina “Reggie” Lombardo. She has filled the position since May 1, 2019. The agency has been without a permanent ATF director since B. […]

Gun Review: Heckler & Koch Mark 23 .45 ACP

Though some would disagree, the Heckler & Koch Mark 23 .45 ACP semi-automatic handgun is not a unicorn. It actually exists and can be purchased if you’ve got the coin. It stands alongside Colt Single Action Army revolvers, Smith & Wesson Model 29s, Browning Hi-Power 9mms, custom handguns from top-end makers like Les Baer, and other […]

How to Buy a Silencer: 10 Easy Steps

A lot of shooters still don’t realize that they can own silencers legally, or if they do know that, they’re intimidated about the process. And it’s true, making your initial silencer purchase can be a major pain in the range bag. To demystify the process, TTAG talked to Michael Bowes, Social Media Manager at Silencer […]

Kimber Recalls Some Aegis and KHX Optics-Mounted Pistols

Kimber has announced a recall of certain factory-installed-optics versions of their Aegis and KHX handguns and an installation plate compatible with both models. The problem: the optics could fall off.   Not all pistols or plates in the two lines are affected by the Kimber recalls, so TTAG readers should consult the affected ship dates […]

How to Choose the Perfect Long Gun Safe (With Suggestions)

If you live in and love the firearms lifestyle, you assume the same basic responsibility — to keep your firearms away from people (kids, criminals, crazies) who shouldn’t have access to them. A gun safe will do that job for you, but how to choose one? Here are some tips. Size Matters I’ve owned a Liberty touchpad-open gun […]

Gun Review: Springfield Armory 911 .380 ACP Stainless

In the crowded field of .380 ACP handguns, why would you pick the Springfield Armory 911 sub-compact over the GLOCK 42, a Smith & Wesson Bodyguard, a CW380 from Kahr, one of Ruger’s LC versions? Why a 911 over a S&W Shield EZ, a Colt Mustang, a SIG SAUER P238, a Bersa Thunder, or traveling back in concept, a Walther PPK/S? I’m not here to sell you […]