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Colt Model 639: MACVSOG’s Vietnam Carbine

Colt Model 639: MACVSOG’s Vietnam Carbine

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Murphy auction house where we’re taking a look at this colt model 639 that is in their upcoming fall of 2018 firearms auction. Now this may look like Some other, you know black tactical Ar-15 looking thing however there’s a…

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M1909 Benet Mercie – American’s First LMG

M1909 Benet Mercie – American’s First LMG

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 House taking a look at a fantastically cool piece of American military history. This is a Colt production Automatic Machine Rifle Model of M1909, more commonly known as a Benét–Mercié. This is the first actual light machine gun…

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Mauser 1877 Single-Shot Pistol

Mauser 1877 Single-Shot Pistol

Hi guys thanks for tuning in to another video on https://www.forgottenweapons.com/ I’m Ian I’m here today at the Rock Island auction company looking at Some of the guns they’re going to be selling in their upcoming December of 2016 premiere auction, and I have a really cool Single-shot pistol here now normally single-shot pistols are kind of blasé and boring…

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Machine Gun Terminology Part 2: SMG, PDW, & Machine Pistol

Machine Gun Terminology Part 2: SMG, PDW, & Machine Pistol

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum and today we’re going to take a look at a second part of some machine gun terminology. Specifically today we’re going to be looking at small calibre machine guns, specifically SMGs, submachine guns, PDWs, personal defence weapons and machine pistols or MPs. Now one thing I…

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Stechkin APS: The Soviet Machine Pistol

Stechkin APS: The Soviet Machine Pistol

Hey guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on forgottenweapons.com I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at Movie Armaments Group up in Toronto Where we are taking a look at a Russian APS ‘Stechkin’ machine pistol This is a gun that I’ve wanted to do a video on for some time Actually what I’ve really wanted to do…

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Lepage Wax-Bullet Dueling Pistols

Lepage Wax-Bullet Dueling Pistols

You know there’s really something to be said for dueling it’s a way of keeping people polite and preventing people from saying stupid things that They, oughtn’t. Say, and that they, would regret saying if they said to someone’s face Thanks for tuning in to another video on forgotten weapons comm i’m ian i’m at the institute for military technology…

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How Does it Work: Blowback Action

How Does it Work: Blowback Action

Blowback is the simplest form of firearms operating principle. And it’s really just an application of Newton’s third law: that is, the idea that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. In the case of a blowback firearm, the action of the bullet moving down the barrel is balanced by an equal and opposite movement of a…

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Vietnamese Crude Blowback 1911 Copy

Vietnamese Crude Blowback 1911 Copy

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on Forgotten Weapons dot com. I’m Ian, I’m here today at the James Julia auction house taking a look at some of the firearms coming up for sale in their October of 2016 firearms auction. And today we’re going to take a look at a craft-made North Vietnamese pistol. Now, most…

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