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Select-fire Rifles

SAR-21 Photos

January 16, 2013 Ian McCollum 3

Last week we posted a video on the Singapore SAR-21, and today we have some very nice detailed photos of the gun’s internals for you to check out while we’re gone at SHOT. So, courtesy […]

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FG42 Reproduction (Video)

January 14, 2013 Ian McCollum 39

There has been talk for a while of people making functional reproductions of the German FG-42 paratroop rifle for a long time…and it wasn’t just idle talk. We have gotten our hands on a sample […]

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Select-fire Rifles

French FAMAS F1

January 11, 2013 Ian McCollum 37

The FAMAS was one of the first mass-produced bullpup rifles, and as a forerunner in the area, it shows a number of interesting features, both good and bad. The FAMAS spent 9 years in development, […]

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Bolt Action Rifles

Mondragon Model 1894

January 4, 2013 Ian McCollum 22

The rifle we are looking at is an early Mondragon bolt-action design, model of 1894. Prior to designing his self-loading 1908 rifle (which is notable as the first self-loader adopted by a national military), Manuel […]

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Mystery Swede

December 26, 2012 Ian McCollum 14

We found these photos of a Swedish semiauto conversion, and have no information on the design. Have you seen this rifle? Any insights? The only reason we’re even saying it’s Swedish is the “Stockholms Vapenfabrik” […]

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Semiauto Rifles

FS2000 at the Range

December 24, 2012 Ian McCollum 18

Yep, it’s a rifle that’s barely 15 years old – but I think it’s on its way to becoming a Forgotten Weapon. So today we have a video on FN’s FS2000 black rifle. It was […]

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Select-fire Rifles

AK and StG – Kissing Cousins

December 12, 2012 Ian McCollum 72

When people see the AK-47 and the StG-44 side by side an know nothing about their internal mechanisms, the nearly universal assumption is that one is a copy of the other. The overall layout of […]

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Select-fire Rifles

Low Maintenance Rifle photos

December 6, 2012 Ian McCollum 14

I’ve found the TRW Low Maintenance Rifle to be pretty interesting ever since I found out about it – basically an American take on the Volksturm rifle concept. We’ve talked about the LMR before, and […]