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WW1 Villar Perosa SMG at the Range

WW1 Villar Perosa SMG at the Range

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am out here at the range today courtesy of the Morphy Auction Company up in Pennsylvania, and we have a magnificently rare and very cool First World War machine gun. This is a Villar Perosa. This is the double-barreled 9mm Italian aircraft gun turned…

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Almost Adopted: The H&K XM-8 Family

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on Forgotten weapons dot com I’m Ian McCollum and I’m here today at H and K’s gray room in Ashburn, Virginia Taking a look at a bunch of their cool interesting developmental firearms. Now, you may remember this puppy this thing is the OICW jointly developed by HK and Alliant Techsystems…

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Experimental Triple-Magazine Henry Rifle

Experimental Triple-Magazine Henry Rifle

Hey guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com I’m Ian McCollum and I’m here today at the Cody Firearms Museum where they have a lot of experimental firearms from the Winchester company and the Winchester company took over the Henry company and as a result one of the things they have is this really interesting prototype Henry…

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Armaguerra Last-Ditch M35 Pistol

Armaguerra Last-Ditch M35 Pistol

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and today we are gonna take a look at a last-ditch Italian pistol. Normally when we think of last-ditch guns, we think German or Japanese, but there was some of that going on in Italy as well. Now Beretta had started making the 1934, 1935 pistols…

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At the Range with the Iconic MP5A3

At the Range with the Iconic MP5A3

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am out here at the range today, Trijicon’s range by the way, thanks to Trijicon for … generously letting us use their range. And we are out here today with an MP5, and this is a pretty basic MP5A3, collapsing stock, nice modern submachine…

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Schmeisser’s MP-18,I – The First True 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 taking a look at some of the guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming September of 2017 Premier auction. And today we’re going to take a look at a really cool submachine gun.…

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MAC 1950: Disassembly & History

MAC 1950: Disassembly & History

hi guys thanks for tuning in to another video on Forgotten weapons comm I’m Ian McCallum and today we’re taking a look at a French model of 1950 automatic pistol in French nomenclature this is typically called a PA 1950 or be still ultimate ich automatic pistol in American nomenclature it’s typically called a Mac 1950 because most of the…

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The French Finger Trap: MAS-36 Bayonet Shenanigans

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I just have a cool short little anecdote here for you today. This is one of those things that I ran across when I was doing the research for my book on French military rifles, and it’s something that it’s cool and it’s fun and…

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Firearms Basics: Rifle Length Terminology

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum and today we’re just gonna cover some basic fundamental terminology of military firearms. We’re looking at rifle lengths. What are the standard lengths of rifle and what are they called and why? Now it turns out if you just kind of look at it from afar…

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