Semiauto pistol

The Mexican Luger

May 1, 2017 Ian McCollum 29

Mexico’s President for nearly 30 years, Porfirio Diaz was very interested in modernizing the Mexican Army. He invested in new artillery, magazine guns, and small arms – such as the Mondragon semiautomatic rifle. In addition, […]


Failed Gun Yoga: The Fagnus Revolver

April 19, 2017 Ian McCollum 12

Produced by Alexandre Fagnus of Liege, this is a military style, six-shot, .450 caliber revolver with a particularly interesting and unusual unloading mechanism. The rear half of the trigger guard is a lever which can […]

Manual Repeater

Remington-Rider Magazine Pistol

April 17, 2017 Ian McCollum 39

One of many firearms developed for Remington by Joseph Rider was the Rider Magazine Pistol – a manually operated 5-shot repeater chambered for the .32 extra-short rimfire cartridge (the same round used by the Chicago […]