Conversion

Vektor H5 Pump Action Galil

November 3, 2016 Ian McCollum 19

This Vektor H5 is one of a handful or semiauto rifles converted to pump action for sale in countries where self-loading rifles are or were restricted (another example is the PAR-3 Romanian pump action AKs […]

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Prototype

Andrews Machine Carbine

January 24, 2014 Ian McCollum 76

I’m flattered to say that we received another research question from the Pattern Room, and a bit dejected to say that once again it was something I couldn’t provide a good answer to. However, the […]

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Submachine Guns

The Australian Owen SMG

March 25, 2013 Ian McCollum 37

We shot this video a while back, and it’s not as complete as I would like – but it’s still a good intro to a post on the Australian Owen SMG… (and yes, I misspoke […]

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Semiauto Rifles

Australian Electrolux Charlton

October 12, 2012 Ian McCollum 12

As we mentioned earlier this week in the Charlton Automatic Rifle article, the Australian government expressed an interest in converting rifles to Philip Charlton’s self-loading design. Charlton spent several months in Australia negotiating the deal, […]

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Light MGs

Vintage Tuesday: Bren Gun at Tobruk

August 28, 2012 Ian McCollum 5

I was up late working, and suffering from writer’s block. So today we have a special edition of Vintage Saturday, on a Tuesday. Whatever problems you may be facing today, they aren’t anywhere near as […]

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Uncategorized

Australian Weapons Identification

March 6, 2012 Ian McCollum 0

Thanks to reader and gunsmith Robert, we have today a copy of a 1945-dated Australian weapons identification list. If you have an Australian Lithgow Enfield, this is a great parts reference, as it shows very […]