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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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The AR-15 in Canada: What you need to know

The AR-15 in Canada: What you need to know

Before we go any further I’d like to point out that all the firearms in front of me have been cleared safe. There’s no live rounds in the firearms or in the magazines. I’m Steve day I’m the founder and president of Reticule ventures Canada incorporated, and I’m the former commanding officer of Canada’s national counterterrorism task force Joint Task…

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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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Confederate Navy Baby LeMat Grapeshot Revolver

Confederate Navy Baby LeMat Grapeshot Revolver

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on forgottenweapons.com. I’m Ian, I’m here at the James D. Julia auction house up in Maine taking a look at some of the guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming October of 2016 firearms auction, and what we’re taking a look at today is one of the versions…

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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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Small Arms of WWI Primer 021: Austro-Hungarian Revolver M1898 Rast & Gasser

Small Arms of WWI Primer 021: Austro-Hungarian Revolver M1898 Rast & Gasser

Coming up on the turn of the century, the Austro-Hungarian Empire desperately needed to update their black powder revolvers. When they looked around, they saw so much potential in the new semi-automatic pistol market, but after trials they realized it just wasn’t there yet. And so they chose a rather unusual, but very rugged revolver. Hi, I’m Othais, and this…

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