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Armaguerra Model 1939 Semiauto Rifle

Armaguerra Model 1939 Semiauto Rifle

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian, I am here today at the Rock Island Auction Company, I’m taking a look at some of the guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming December of 2016 Premiere auction. And the one we’re looking at today is a prototype, experimental really, self-loading combat…

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SIG 550-1 Sniper: Answering a Question Nobody Asked

SIG 550-1 Sniper: Answering a Question Nobody Asked

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on Forgotten Weapons.com I’m Ian McCollum and I’m here today in Kreuzlingen Switzerland at the Kessler Auction House taking a look at a magnificently accurate Swiss rifle, specifically a SIG 550-1 Sniper. This was actually not developed for the Swiss military unlike the SIG 550 itself. This was developed, specifically, for…

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Huot Automatic Rifle: The Ross Goes Full Auto

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa up in Ontario, where we are taking a look at a very cool conversion of a Ross bolt-action, straight-pull rifle into a light machine gun. This is called a Huot automatic rifle, named after its…

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GIGN’s MR73 Sniper Revolver in .357 Magnum

GIGN’s MR73 Sniper Revolver in .357 Magnum

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and thanks to the French Ministry of the Interior we have access today to the coolest combat revolver ever made. This is a Manurhin MR73, and this specifically is the GIGN sniper version of the MR73. Now I want to start by discussing the fact that GIGN…

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Belgian Model 1915/27 Improved Chauchat

Belgian Model 1915/27 Improved Chauchat

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am here today at the Musée d’Armes in Liège, Belgium. Part of … they have a central museum complex in Liège that includes an arms museum. And the Arms Museum has a Belgian Model of 1927 Chauchat. And when I saw that they had…

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SIG’s Pump Action 550 Rifle: the 550 VRB

SIG’s Pump Action 550 Rifle: the 550 VRB

Hi guys, thanks for tuning into another video on ForgottenWeapons.com I’m Ian McCollum and I am here today in Kreutz Lincoln Switzerland at the kessler auction house And I figured if I’m going to be in Switzerland. I should at least take a look at a Swiss gun So I found this very unusual one. This is a sig 550…

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How Does it Work: Stoner’s AR System

How Does it Work: Stoner’s AR System

The AR-15 and the AR-10 are often referred to as direct impingement firearms. However, this is not correct. Their operating system is actually a clever gas piston system. This misconception probably originates from the very long gas tube on the AR-15 system, which takes a gas port out here on the barrel and directs gas all the way back to…

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Scheintod Revolver: A German Tear Gas Pepperbox

Scheintod Revolver: A German Tear Gas Pepperbox

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Rock Island Auction company where we are taking a look at a German Scheintod revolver. This is kind of like the hundred years ago equivalent of carrying pepper spray or a … stun gun of some sort. This was designed…

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