Belt-fed

Shooting a Colt CMG-3 at James D Julia

September 21, 2015 Ian McCollum 58

In the mid/late 1960s, Colt was manufacturing AR-15 rifles and wanted to supply light machine guns to go with them – so they developed the CMG-2 (“Colt’s Machine Gun”). The CMG-2 competed against the Stoner […]

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General Purpose MGs

Reptilicus: Danish MGs in Action

October 19, 2014 Ian McCollum 25

Want to see more Danish machine guns (mostly Madsen LMGs, but also a couple Madsen-Saetters) in one place than you’ve ever seen before? Well, try the 1961 Danish monster flick “Reptilicus”. It’ a pretty terrible […]

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General Purpose MGs

Slow Motion: PKM Machine Gun

September 25, 2014 Ian McCollum 30

The PKM is not exactly a forgotten weapon, but it is a very cool one, and I had the chance to do some 2000 fps video footage of one not long ago:

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General Purpose MGs

PPS-43 Development Memo

July 2, 2014 Ian McCollum 18

Today, I’m swiping another document from the cool-but-stagnant Soviet Gun Archives. This time, it’s a memo requesting the development of what would become the PPS-43: As I haven’t had time to learn Russian yet, I […]