Franklin Armory Binary Trigger for Brgger and Thomet

Franklin Armory is releasing a new binary trigger for B&T. Platforms will include the APC9, APC45 and the GHM9. The new trigger will be called the BFSIII B&T – C1 and will be a 3 position trigger. The first position will be a standard safety position. Next we have a second position that allows for standard semi automatic fire with one round per trigger pull. Finally, the third position will fire one round per trigger pull and one round per trigger release.

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Savage Adds A22 Target Thumbhole to A-Series Lineup While A22 Stainless Enhances Performance

Savage’s A22 has been selling well for nearly a year and a half.  In addition to the aftermarket industry starting to produce components allowing you to customize your rifle, Savage has also released variants of the platform (like this limited edition variant).  This latest offering looks to enhance the durability of the platform.

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Hope You're Not Sick of Toggles Just Yet: A Look at Japanese Toggle-Action Rifles

Is it Toggle Month, or what? Readers of TFB have so far been treated to several posts in April on the famous toggle-locked Luger pistol, but the fun’s not over yet! In the 1930s, the Japanese were – like many major powers at the time – looking to replace their bolt-action Type 38 rifles with more modern selfloading weapons. During this time, John Pedersen, designer of the toggle-retarded blowback Pedersen rifle series, traveled to the islands to demonstrate his design to Japanese Army officials. Pedersen did not successfully sell his rifle anywhere ( despite it being a world-class design), but Japanese arms manufacturers could not quite let go of Pedersen’s ideas. Ian McCollum of the Forgotten Weapons YouTube channel takes a look at two such rifles designed and manufactured by Japanese companies, but based on Pedersen’s excellent rifle. These are the Tokyo Gas & Electric rifle, and the Nippon Special Steel rifle, videos on both being embedded in that order below:

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The truth about semi automatic firearms

I have this video downloaded on my computer so I can easily show it to anyone who does not understand the different between a AK-47 “assault” rifle and a semi auto hunting rifle. This video explains it much better than I could.

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