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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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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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H&K “Gun Jesus” Poster

H&K “Gun Jesus” Poster

All right So as a whole bunch of you guys have clearly already seen yesterday H&K came out on their social media their array of social media channels with what I have to admit is an extremely cool memed out image of Gun Jesus of me with an HK416 in one hand and a copy of my book in the…

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1885 Dimancea: A Revolver With Sprockets

1885 Dimancea: A Revolver With Sprockets

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am here today at Galerie de Mars in Paris, France, taking a look at this Gatling Dimancea revolver, a really quite unusual, very strange, and very difficult to disassemble, which we’ll get to in just a moment, revolver. Now this was designed by a…

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Boys Anti-Tank Rifle: Mk I and Mk I* Improvements

Boys Anti-Tank Rifle: Mk I and Mk I* Improvements

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Morphy Auction House hiding behind a couple of the anti-tank rifles that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming April of 2019 firearms auction. We’ve taken a look at the Boys anti-tank rifle before, but I thought this would…

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MAS 49: A Universal Service Rifle

MAS 49: A Universal Service Rifle

Hi guys! Thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum. And today we’re going to continue our look at, French semi-automatic infantry rifles with the MAS 49. Now yesterday we took a look at the MAS 44. And if you haven’t seen that video. It’s probably not a bad idea to go back and watch it…

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An American .30-06 MG-42, and GPMGs after WWII

An American .30-06 MG-42, and GPMGs after WWII

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and today we are going to talk briefly about the United States attempt to convert the MG 42 into .30-06 calibre, as well as kind of what happened to the MG 42 after World War Two. Why wasn’t it more widely used by the Allies? When…

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Ross MkII: Sorry, We’ll Get it Right This Time

Ross MkII: Sorry, We’ll Get it Right This Time

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and today we’re gonna tackle a really pretty thorny labyrinth of a question. That question being the Ross Mark II, or Model 1905 rifle. Now this is complicated for a couple of reasons. The first of which is that there are no fewer than six separate…

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