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How Does it Work: Stoner’s AR System

How Does it Work: Stoner’s AR System

The AR-15 and the AR-10 are often referred to as direct impingement firearms. However, this is not correct. Their operating system is actually a clever gas piston system. This misconception probably originates from the very long gas tube on the AR-15 system, which takes a gas port out here on the barrel and directs gas all the way back to…

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Scheintod Revolver: A German Tear Gas Pepperbox

Scheintod Revolver: A German Tear Gas Pepperbox

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 taking a look at a German Scheintod revolver. This is kind of like the hundred years ago equivalent of carrying pepper spray or a … stun gun of some sort. This was designed…

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Springfield’s SAR-4800 FAL…in 5.56mm

Springfield’s SAR-4800 FAL…in 5.56mm

Hey 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 taking a look at a Springfield SAR-4800 in 5.56, it’s a foul, but in 5.56 That is an interesting and unusual rifle. These were imported by Springfield Armory in the early 1990s So I believe…

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Kerr Revolvers: An English Source for Confederate Arms

Kerr Revolvers: An English Source for Confederate Arms

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the James Julia auction house taking a look at some of the guns they’re going to be selling in their upcoming fall of 2017 firearms auction. And today we’re taking a look at a pair of European Confederate revolvers. These are…

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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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