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The Best SMLE: The No1 MkV Trials Rifle

The Best SMLE: The No1 MkV Trials Rifle

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 Number 1 Mark V SMLE. This is, if I’m going to be honest, my … very favorite version of the Lee-Enfield because it’s just really cool. This is a pattern that…

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Forgotten History: World’s Biggest Black Powder Cannon – a 100-Ton Gun

Forgotten History: World’s Biggest Black Powder Cannon – a 100-Ton Gun

Hi guys, thanks for tuning into another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. Today we are looking at the largest muzzle-loading firearm ever built. It’s not actually Fort Rinella, it’s actually the Rinella Batteries, let’s go take a look. So what you’re looking at here is a 100-ton, actually 150-ton if you count the mounting and the shell itself, muzzle-loading, rifled, naval fortification…

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Major Fosbery’s Automatic Revolver: History and Mechanics

Major Fosbery’s Automatic Revolver: History and Mechanics

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on forgottenweapons.com I’m Ian McCollum and today We are taking a look at Colonel. Fosbery’s automatic revolver specifically this is a model of 1901 Webley Fosbery automatic revolver in Caliber 455 This was originally the idea of one George Fosbery VC He did in fact win the Victoria cross for some…

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Suomi m/31 – Finland’s Excellent Submachine Gun

Suomi m/31 – Finland’s Excellent Submachine Gun

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 finally taking a close look and doing a proper historical and teardown video on an m/31 Suomi submachine gun. We’ve looked at a bunch of other varieties of this. In fact we’ve looked…

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An Overview of the Pinfire Revolver System

An Overview of the Pinfire Revolver System

An Assortment of Pinfire Revolvers 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 and I am taking a look at some of the guns that they are going to be selling in their upcoming Regional 2016 auction. And I thought this would be a good…

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Colt Prototype Self-Ejecting Revolver

Colt Prototype Self-Ejecting Revolver

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on Forgotten weapons.com I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Rock Island auction company where we’re taking a look at what appears to be sort of a Weirdly mismatched revolver. However, this is actually a mechanical experiment of a revolver That was apparently put together by none other than…

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MG-34: The Universal Machine Gun Concept

MG-34: The Universal Machine Gun Concept

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here at the James D Julia auction house taking a look at some of the machine guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming Fall of 2017 firearms auction. And specifically today, we’re going to take a look at the MG34. Now, more…

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AK47 (AKM): Mud Test

AK47 (AKM): Mud Test

*Shovel Noises* *Ian off camera “So I see Carl you’ve got some more mud coming.” Carl “Yeah! We’re making a little uhh, Soup pie here.” Ian “That looks pretty disgusting Carl “It’s actually a little bit goopier than the last time I think” Ian “Alright, and of course this is for the rifle that everyone has been asking us to…

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