Shotgun

Ljutic Space Gun

April 18, 2017 Ian McCollum 8

Al Ljutic (LEW-tic) was quite the interesting character, from his early days as a professional boxer to his selection for the US 1940 Olympic rifle team, to his eventual primary business making excellent high-end trap […]

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 […]

Submachine Guns

M3 and M3A1 Grease Guns

April 14, 2017 Ian McCollum 64

The US began looking for a cost-effective replacement for the Thompson submachine gun in 1942, and the “Grease Gun” was the result. Designed by George Hyde (a noted firearms designer at the time) and Frederick […]