Faxon Firearms’ First Pistols: The 9mm FX-19 Patriot and Hellfire

Cincinnati-based Faxon Firearms has just announced a line of polymer-framed 9mm pistols. The new FX-19 line includes two handguns, the Patriot and the Hellfire. Both feature optics-ready, DLC-coated, aggressively machined slides and take GLOCK 19 magazines. The Hellfire comes silencer-ready with a threaded barrel and suppressor-height sights. Faxon hasn’t announced prices yet. Here’s their press […]

Semi-Automatic Weapons Are Under Fire…Again

By Roger J. Katz “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” – Yogi Berra If you asked your fellow Americans to point to one defining moment in our nation’s recent history, many would likely mention the 2001 terrorist attacks. Some Americans might point to Barack Obama being elected as U.S. President. Some might mention the […]

The AR-15 Forward Assist For Total Beginners

The AR-15 forward assist, a mechanical feature found on the bulk of AR-15 pattern rifles, is something that newbies might not totally understand. You’ll find the forward assist assembly on the right-hand side of your rifle (for most guns) directly below the charging handle. Some details may get glossed over for the sake of brevity, […]

Illinois Governor Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Licensing Bill

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed the Combating Illegal Gun Trafficking Act into law yesterday. The bill enacts all manner of onerous and expensive regulations upon dealers, with up to $10,000 in civil penalties for each and every violation. The bill’s advocates claim that Illinois gun dealers need more supervision. “40 percent of guns used in crimes […]

Win a SCAR 17S From TTAG and Classic Firearms!

  Come on… you know you’ve always wanted a FN SCAR. Well this is your chance to get one for free. Thanks to our friends at Classic Firearms, you can win a 7.62×51 FN SCAR 17S. And it couldn’t be easier. Here’s the link to enter the giveaway. As FN describes their rifle… Experience the […]