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Semiauto pistol

Looking for a Bergmann 1910?

September 1, 2013 Ian McCollum 28

I’ve always had a crush on the Bergmann 1910 pistol, and I’ve posted about them enough that people looking to sell them often seem to find my comments. Today, for example, I have a gun […]

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Prototype Clausius Model 1905?

August 30, 2013 Ian McCollum 14

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about a series of pistols designed by a German inventor named Claus Claudius, which began with a long-recoil design in 1895. He then progressed to a floating […]

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Book review

Book Review: Webley & Scott Automatic Pistols

August 29, 2013 Ian McCollum 9

Having previously read and quite enjoyed Gordon Bruce’ Evolution of Military Automatic Pistols, I was looking forward to checking out his much more in-depth volume on the Webley semiautos, appropriately titled Webley & Scott Automatic […]

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Semiauto pistol

The Husqvarna M 40 Pistol

August 16, 2013 Ian McCollum 119

Today we have a guest post by Peter Rasmussen on some of the history of the Husqvarna M40 pistol, also commonly called the Lahti. We will cover the mechanical aspects of the pistol in a […]

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More 2-Gun Action!

July 29, 2013 Ian McCollum 20

Yep, it’s that time again – we’ve had another 2-Gun Action Challenge Match. I was hoping to take a Ross rifle this month, but it didn’t arrive in time – so instead I used a […]

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Machine pistol

Prototype vz.52 Machine Pistol

July 19, 2013 Ian McCollum 34

In light of our recent video on the HK P9 (and comparison to the Czech vz.52 pistol), I though it would be interesting to take a look at an interesting prototype machine pistol. This was […]

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Controls Long Past

July 16, 2013 Ian McCollum 69

Guns are like vodka. The better and better new ones get, the more indistinguishable they become, as they get closer and closer to that Platonic ideal design. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, really – […]

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Semiauto pistol

H&K P9S Video

July 15, 2013 Ian McCollum 50

When we think about roller-delayed blowback firearms, we generally think of H&K rifles – but H&K also made a miniature version of the system for the P9 pistol in the late 1960s. The P9 was […]