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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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The Brazilian Uru SMG: A Study in Simplicity

The Brazilian Uru SMG: A Study in Simplicity

hey guys thanks for tuning in to another video on forgottenweapons.com I’m Ian McCollum i’m here at the rock island auction house taking a look at some of the guns that are coming up for sale in their May of 2017 premier auction and this is a really unusual submachine gun to find in the united states this is a…

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Musgrave 9mm: A Gun for the Black Market

Musgrave 9mm: A Gun for the Black Market

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and today we’re taking a look at a really remarkably simple pistol manufactured by the Musgrave company in South Africa. Now Musgrave had been really the largest commercial gun manufacturing company in the country. They’re pretty well known for sporting rifles, in particular hunting rifles, but…

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Colt M13 Aircrewman Revolver: So Light it was Unsafe

Colt M13 Aircrewman Revolver: So Light it was Unsafe

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 that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming May of 2019 Premier auction. Specifically today we have a Colt Aircrewman revolver. And this is one of the…

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