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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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MP40 Sub-Machine Gun Found at WW2 Battlefield

MP40 Sub-Machine Gun Found at WW2 Battlefield

It truely is an MP40 man! Right, the adrenaline is going. We’re all getting quite excited here. I started digging here, I got a major, major signal. Something very heavy. And we truely believe that we just discovered an MP40 here. This would be this buttstock. This is actually bakelite. And it has exactly this round shape. We’re gonna dig…

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Small Arms of WWI Primer 009: German Mauser C96 Pistol

Small Arms of WWI Primer 009: German Mauser C96 Pistol

Mauser’s rifles have certainly earned him a place in history, but these were not his only legacy. You see, Paul Mauser also kept up a research division in his company and thankfully would recognize the genius of three of his employees. Their handgun would prove to be one of the most iconic in history, often quoted as the first truly…

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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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