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TFB Review: A Binary AK – The Franklin Armory Binary Firing System

Franklin Armory’s Binary Firing System upgrades your rifle and may turn it into your favorite shooter. Skeptical at first, I have become a “true believer” (in the cult-like fashion of other Franklin acolytes). I fired every single 9mm round I had, then searched for more, like a junkie needing a fix. With this upgrade, merely […] Read More … The post TFB Review: A Binary AK – The Franklin Armory Binary Firing System appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Franklin, Other Gear & Gadgets, AKM, Franklin Armory, Best Gear, Binary trigger


Top 3 Mid Range ARs for Under $2,000 – My Choices

Picture this, you just walked into a gas station and bought a couple scratch-off lottery tickets. The last ticket you scratch off says you just won $2,000 and you bust out your happy dance right in the gas station. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably already planning your next rifle build that instance. There’s […] Read More … The post Top 3 Mid Range ARs for Under $2,000 – My Choices appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, AR 15, Type A, AR Patterned, Sig Sauer MCX VIRTUS, PWS MK116 MOD 2, Top 3 ARs


The One Rifle I’d Want For The Rest Of My Life

Last year, I wrote an article about what handgun I would choose if I could only own one handgun and had to get rid of everything else. Typically, this will be a conversation I have with like-minded shooters at dinner and then we will debate the rest of dinner about our choices. Deciding on a […] Read More … The post The One Rifle I’d Want For The Rest Of My Life appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, 308, 6.5 Creedmoor, Ar-10, Vortex Razor, Schmidt and Bender, AR Patterned, One Rifle


HOT GAT OR FUDD CRAP? Sweet 1911 in 30 Carbine or a Fudd’s Wet Dream?

Welcome everyone to the 40th (WOW 40th!) edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or […] Read More … The post HOT GAT OR FUDD CRAP? Sweet 1911 in 30 Carbine or a Fudd’s Wet Dream? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, AMT, 30 Carbine, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, 1911 Inspired, AUTOMAG III


The Benefits of LARPing In Your Home

Over the last few years, LARPing has become something where certain people online and in the comment sections will continuously make fun of and say there’s no value in running around with all of your tactical gear. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a ton of fun to make fun of certain people who dress up […] Read More … The post The Benefits of LARPing In Your Home appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Larping, Don, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Tactical Gear, Range Gear


TFB REVIEW: In Through The Side Door – Henry Loading Gate Lever Action In .45-70 Gov’t

While I have always enjoyed a deep appreciation for classic lever action rifles, they have never held a home in my safe. Like many of you, my tastes and preferences have evolved over time, touching almost every facet of our industry. In recent years, suppressed personal defense weapons (PDWs) have dominated my attention – both […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: In Through The Side Door – Henry Loading Gate Lever Action In .45-70 Gov’t appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, Lever Action, Henry Repeating Arms, 45-70


The Rimfire Report: What is the Best Defensive 22LR Ammo?

Whether or not 22LR is a suitable self-defense round is a hotly debated subject in the firearms community. Many will immediately discount it as too weak or ineffective to be used as a self-defense caliber. Others will say that it is entirely capable of taking down a target with the right shot placement. Today on The […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: What is the Best Defensive 22LR Ammo? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Ammunition, Rimfire, 22LR, LuckyGunner, Semi-Auto, The Rimfire Report, Concealed Carry 22LR, Defensive 22LR, Snub-Nosed Revolvers


SILENCER SATURDAY #112: YHM Resonator K – Quiet, Short, Light, Affordable

Good afternoon suppressor fans and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday. Last week we dug into the Dead Air Nomad L, a very quiet can if you don’t mind a bit of extra length. On the other end of the yard stick (meter stick if you are a metric system junkie) is […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #112: YHM Resonator K – Quiet, Short, Light, Affordable appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Yankee Hill Machine, Semi-Auto, Silencer Saturday, AR Patterned, Resonator K, Dead Air Nomad


What Designers can do to design irresistible products

Hi, I am Kelly from Knack, where we help mobility brands make their products irresistible. I’ve come to realize that designing irresistible products feels elusive. High hopes and good intentions pour into one end of the product development pipeline and mundane products squirt out the other.You see plenty of seductive product designs on Pinterest and here on Yanko, so you know it’s possible. But what exactly do the designers of these products do differently in order to achieve irresistibility?If ...
Tags: Design, Pinterest, Education, Tennessee, Editorial, Chris, Product Design, Knack, Kelly, Detroit Michigan, College for Creative Studies, Yanko, YD Talks, Kelly Custer, Irresistible Products, Knack Design Studio


Friday Night Lights: Color Night Vision and Thermal Cameras in Netflix “Night On Earth” Series

Huge thanks to @spoonmann8 for cluing me into Netflix’s Night On Earth series. I had been procrastinating watching it. While I occasionally enjoy a nature show once in a while, like the BBC Planet Earth series, nothing about the Night On Earth series jumped out at me until @spoonmann8 told me to watch it because […] Read More … The post Friday Night Lights: Color Night Vision and Thermal Cameras in Netflix “Night On Earth” Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Bbc, Netflix, Thermal Imaging, Editorial, Friday Night Lights, Night Vision, Color Night Vision, Night On Earth


The TFB “Do It In the Dark” Desert Machine Gun Shoot at SHOT Show 2020

As the sun began to set in the southern Nevada desert, Industry Day at the Range came to a close. The targets were taken down, the firearms stowed and the products started making their way to the SHOT Show floor. Most would call it in, go grab a bite to eat and maybe hit the […] Read More … The post The TFB “Do It In the Dark” Desert Machine Gun Shoot at SHOT Show 2020 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nevada, Editorial, TFB, SHOT Show, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Night Vision, Machine Guns, Fightlite MCR, AR Patterned, SHOT Show 2020, SHOT 2020, Do It In the Dark, Machine Gun Shoot, Post Sample


TFB FIELD STRIP: How To Field Strip AK Rifles And Variants Of The AKM

Welcome to another edition of TFB’s Field Strip series, in which we’ll look at the simplistic field strip AK rifles and pistols adhere to. Mikhail Kalashnikov‘s AK47 has become one of the most recognizable and iconic rifles and fielded by many nations, freedom fighters, terrorists, as well as firearms enthusiasts.  There have been numerous variations […] Read More … The post TFB FIELD STRIP: How To Field Strip AK Rifles And Variants Of The AKM appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Kalashnikov, AK, Mikhail Kalashnikov, Rifles, 5.45x39, Ak74, AKM, 7.62x39, AK47, Semi-Auto, 9x39, TFB FIELD STRIP


New Era of Compensated Pistols? The PMM P320 Compensator

I’ve always been one to believe that a compensator for ordinary pistols was somewhat pointless since there’s not much recoil from the rounds, to begin with. I’ve been using my P320 X-Five for about two years without any complaints. Things were great until I saw a used P320 compact for sale at $300. Like an […] Read More … The post New Era of Compensated Pistols? The PMM P320 Compensator appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Sig Sauer, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Semi-Auto, Parker Mountain Machine, X-Five, Compensated Pistols, JTTC, PMM


Apple’s latest patent hints at a revolutionary curved glass iMac Pro

Given that we haven’t seen an iMac redesign since 2012, and that Apple’s just recently issued a couple of patents for a new iMac Pro, it’s safe to say that we may be looking at a redesigned iMac Pro in the near future. The patent image (which can be found at the end of the article) showcases an interesting monolithic take on the all-in-one Macintosh, featuring a slick unibody glass that transitions from screen to keyboard in one grand, singular motion. The screen literally folds downwards as soo...
Tags: Apple, Design, News, Desktops, Editorial, iMac, Product Design, Random, CNC, Dali, Jony, Imac Pro, Sarang Sheth, iMac 2020


Is resurrecting Google’s BookBot the need of the hour?

Everyone in Silicon Valley is trying to design something straight out of the future. We treat science and technology as the end all be all of our issues and rightfully so, but here is an unpopular opinion – do we REALLY need technology in every aspect of our lives to make it better? A decade ago, robots doing all our tasks were just a thing of movies and today we don’t go a day without interacting with a robot – think about it, even if you call a place there is a 99% chance an automated voice ...
Tags: Google, Gadgets, Design, Technology, California, Lifestyle, Silicon Valley, Appliances, Robot, Delivery, Editorial, Delivery Service, Drone Delivery, Product Design, Mountain View Library, Mountain Valley


VIP Display of the SIG Sauer Exclusive Line – Mastershop

TFB had the rare opportunity to check out the SIG Sauer Exclusive line from their European Mastershop. This time I was the lucky guy! The SIG Sauer Mastershop is divided into three categories: Sport, Prestige and Individual. You can think of the SIG Sauer mastershop as if you were ordering a Rolls Royce or a […] Read More … The post VIP Display of the SIG Sauer Exclusive Line – Mastershop appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Sig Sauer, Excalibur, Pistols, P226, Firearms Customization, Artus, Mastershop, SIG Sauer Mastershop


Custom Lugers: Håkan Spuhr’s Weird Relation to Old Luger Pistols

Håkan Spuhr is the man and inventor behind the famous Spuhr scope mounts, the upgrade kits for various Heckler & Koch models, one of the world’s most advanced mounting system for Night Vision and a bunch of other modern military equipment. What is perhaps not so well know, is Håkan’s strange fascination for Luger pistols, […] Read More … The post Custom Lugers: Håkan Spuhr’s Weird Relation to Old Luger Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Heckler Koch, Mauser, Luger, Hakan, Gunsmithing, Spuhr, Håkan Spuhr, Spuhr ISMS, Firearms Customization, Home Machining, Pistol 08


HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Mechanics Ready Taurus or Toolshed Garbage?

Welcome everyone to the 39th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Mechanics Ready Taurus or Toolshed Garbage? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, 9mm, Pistols, Cerakote, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Taurus G3


TFB Round Table: .44 Russian a New Bond Film? Not so Much!

Welcome back to another edition of the TFB Round Table sponsored by Ammunition To Go! For those who are first joining us, this is a multi-part series where TFB will discuss the characteristics of great ammunition for specific applications. This could vary from big game hunting, plinking, precision rifle matches, small game hunting, or even pistol competitions. Chances are there is someone here at TFB who can offer […] Read More … The post TFB Round Table: .44 Russian a New Bond Film? Not so Muc...
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, Ammunition, TFB Round Table, 44 Russian, S&W No. 3, Top-Break


Yanko Design is hiring Editors!

Logitech ERGO K860 KeyboardWhy be just a spectator when you can be a part of the movement? As we journey from strength to strength as one of the world’s foremost websites covering Innovative, Inspirational Industrial Design, we’re looking to expand the Yanko Design family.Have an eye for design and a way with words? Come join the YD Team as our Full-time Editor! We’re looking for writers/editors who can decode and discuss design. It’s important that you have a background or an interest in design...
Tags: Design, Jobs, News, US, Editor, Editorial, Hiring, Product Design, Social Media Tools, Yanko Design, Yanko, Job Openings, Job Opening, Logitech Ergo


Editorial: Democrats must unite

The best chance for Democrats to beat Trump is by taking an opposite approach to his insular and isolated one The post Editorial: Democrats must unite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Nigeria, America, Article, Democrats, Donald Trump, Editorial, Goodluck Jonathan, Trump, Muhammadu Buhari, Democratic Party, South Africa (country


SILENCER SATURDAY #111: Size Matters! The New Dead Air Nomad-L

Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of TFB’s Silencer Saturday brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine, home of the new MARC Bolt Action Pistol Chassis in 300BLK and .308WIN. Last week we discussed one of my favorite topics in the firearms world – suppressed subsonic pistol caliber carbines. For those progressives out […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #111: Size Matters! The New Dead Air Nomad-L appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Nomad, TFB, Rifles, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Ammunition, Yankee Hill Machine, Dead Air, Semi-Auto, Silencer Saturday, Subsonic Ammunition, New Dead Air Nomad, MARC Bolt Action Pistol Chassis


Friday Night Lights: Dual Tube Spotlight – AN/PVS-15

For Friday Night Lights I want to start a new ongoing series called Dual Tube Spotlight where we take a look at specific dual tube night vision goggles. I have already gone into some detail about various monocular devices and have spotlighted some interesting dual tube goggles like the PVS-21s. There are a number of […] Read More … The post Friday Night Lights: Dual Tube Spotlight – AN/PVS-15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Gwot, Editorial, Night Vision Goggles, Friday Night Lights, Night Vision, NVGS, Dual tube, PVS-15


Editorial: Promises are on tap, but not water

Promises of hope and a better tomorrow await South Africa. Yet they continue to come to naught The post Editorial: Promises are on tap, but not water appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Human Rights, Article, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Editorial, Promises, Cyril Ramaphosa, Wakanda, Water Supply, Limpopo, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Presidency, Nasrec, Thuma Mina, South Africa (country, QwaQwa


Schmidt & Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power Scope (MSR2 Reticle)

The Schmidt & Bender 5-25×56 PM II riflescope which TFB reviewed recently has been setting the benchmark for optics for almost 10 years. If you follow TFB’s article, and especially photos of Snipers, you know that the Schmidt & Bender optics are very popular among Military and Police Forces around the World. Of course, competition […] Read More … The post Schmidt & Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power Scope (MSR2 Reticle) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Spuhr, Schmidt Bender, FinnAccuracy, Extreme Long Range, Micro H2, MSR2, MSRII, Spuhr ISMS, MSR reticle, ACRO


TFB FIELD STRIP: Ruger Mk III (and Mk I & Mk II) .22LR Pistols

For this edition of TFB’s Field Strip series, we’re going with the famous Ruger Standard, or Ruger Mk III pistol. This pistol, and all it’s derivatives are lauded as a great shooting pistol, but maligned as a terrible pistol when it comes to field stripping. Owners of the Ruger Standard pistol have dreaded and cursed […] Read More … The post TFB FIELD STRIP: Ruger Mk III (and Mk I & Mk II) .22LR Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Editorial, Pistols, Semi-Auto, TFB FIELD STRIP, 22LR, Despised Disassembly, Field Strip, Mk II, Mk. I, Ruger, Ruger MK III, Ruger Standard


Rediscovering 'Parasite' in Black & White at the Rotterdam Film Festival

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite is virtually certain to win the Oscar for Best International Film, and it is not out of the running for Best Picture or Best Director, either. It unanimously won Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, and critics has lauded it as the greatest film of an exceptionally strong year, and perhaps even one of the best of the decade. It has brought belated, much-deserved attention to South Korean Cinema. By any measure, it has been a success that has likely exceeded the ...
Tags: Movies, Cannes film festival, Editorial, Indies, Bong Joon, Foreign Film, Oscar for Best International Film


Editorial: Trust government to put politics first

Once again, political expediency has trumped principled action The post Editorial: Trust government to put politics first appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Government, Legislation, Article, South Africa, Land Reform, Editorial, Kwazulu Natal, National Assembly, African National Congress, National Conference, King Goodwill Zwelithini, Ingonyama Trust, Cabinet South African, Mail & Guardian


Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #21: February 2020 editorial

I’ve had two months off from writing these editorials and it’s been oddly difficult; enjoyable, relaxing, but always with a nagging idea that I should be putting my thoughts to paper. For what it’s worth, it’s probably not worth worrying about – it’s the rest of this paper that actually pours through the region’s highlights. […] The post Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #21: February 2020 editorial appeared first on Art in Liverpool.
Tags: Art, News, Magazine, 2020, Editorial, Art In Liverpool, Liverpool Magazine


We are failing our children

Ten infants died at Tembisa hospital at the end of last year. The health department tells us this it is more than likely as a result of Klebsiella pneumoniae. The infections, all concerned now agree, occurred as a result of poor hygiene, understaffing and overcrowding — in a neonatal ward with a capacity of 44, […]
Tags: Editorial, Department Of Health, Vosloorus, Tembisa, Crocodile River, South Africa (country, Enoch Mpianzi, Parktown Boys' High School, Rahima Moosa Hospital, State Failure