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British EM-2: The Best Cold War Battle Rifle that Never Was

British EM-2: The Best Cold War Battle Rifle that Never Was

Hi guys. Thanks for tuning into another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, I am here today at the Royal Armouries, the National Firearms Centre in Leeds, England, and I am here today courtesy of ARES, Armament Research Services. Today we are taking a look at a pair of British EM-2 rifles. Now this rifle was actually adopted, very briefly,…

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Parallel-Bore Side by Side Shotgun – Look Ma, No Rib!

Parallel-Bore Side by Side Shotgun – Look Ma, No Rib!

Hey guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com, I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the James Julia auction house taking a look at some of the guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming Spring of 2018 firearms auction. And, I don’t normally look at sporting shotguns, but this one really caught my…

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The Owen SMG: Looks Bad; Shoots Good

The Owen SMG: Looks Bad; Shoots Good

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and courtesy of the Morphy Auction company up in Pennsylvania, we are out at the range with an original Owen submachine gun. Now the Australians used this to quite good effect in World War Two. It was very popular. It looks like a high school, maybe…

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WW1 Rifle Mud Covers: Lebel & Gewehr 98

WW1 Rifle Mud Covers: Lebel & Gewehr 98

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 The question of why didn’t anybody in World War I Develop a dust cover to keep mud out of their guns? We all know that World War I was heavily fought in these just soupy, muddy, disgusting…

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British World War One SMLE Sniper Rifle

British World War One SMLE Sniper Rifle

Hi guys. Thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum. I am here today at the Rock Island Auction Company, where we are taking a look at a British World War One sniper rifle. This a Lee-Enfield with a scope on it, and there isn’t a designation for it really, because the British actually didn’t have…

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Marga Trials Rifle: Competition For the Belgian Army

Marga Trials Rifle: Competition For the Belgian Army

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 some of the guns they’re going to be selling in their upcoming May of 2019 Premier firearms auction. Today we have a very cool Belgian trials rifle. This is from the trials…

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