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Chambers Flintlock Machine Gun from the 1700s

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am here today at the Liège Arms Museum, part of the Grand Curtius Museum Complex in downtown Liège. And we are taking a look at a very cool American early volley-fire machine gun. A flintlock volley-fire machine gun first developed in the 1790s. This…

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AR-18 and AR-180: Can Lightning Strike Twice for Armalite?

AR-18 and AR-180: Can Lightning Strike Twice for Armalite?

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 taking a look at a registered, transferable AR-18 machine gun. That’s what the 18 is, that indicates the full-auto version. And this AR-180, the extra zero on the end indicating a semi-automatic only, this AR-180 rifle,…

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MAS 44: The French Adopt a Semiauto Rifle

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and today we are going to take a look at the French MAS 44 semi-automatic infantry rifle. Now as we’ve been doing for the last couple weeks, this is being filmed in conjunction with the Kickstarter pre-order launch of my book on French military rifles, “Chassepot…

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France’s Ultimate WW1 Selfloading Rifle: The RSC-1918

France’s Ultimate WW1 Selfloading Rifle: The RSC-1918

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and today we have a very cool chance to take a look at a Model of 1918 French self-loading carbine. Called the RSC typically in the United States after the three inventors, Ribeyrolles, Chauchat and Sutter. Called the FSA 18 or Fusil Semi-Automatique in France. Now,…

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AVS-36: The First Soviet Infantry Battle Rifle

AVS-36: The First Soviet Infantry Battle Rifle

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Morphy Auction Company taking a look at some of the guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming April of 2019 firearms auction. And today we have something that you very rarely get a chance to see. And…

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Star Z45: Spain’s Improved MP40 Submachine Gun

Star Z45: Spain’s Improved MP40 Submachine Gun

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am up here today at Movie Armaments Group in Toronto taking a look at a Star Z-45 submachine gun. This is the first really successful mass production submachine gun manufactured by Star in Eibar, in Spain. And it was produced, as the name implies,…

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