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Light MGs

FN Model D (BAR)

April 4, 2012 Ian McCollum 4

The FN Model D was the most fully developed variant of the venerable Browning Automatic Rifle. Introduced in 1932 by Fabrique Nationale (with whom Browning had collaborated extensively prior to his death in 1926), the […]

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Light MGs

Tonight on Top Shot: the BAR

February 21, 2012 Ian McCollum 2

I really enjoy watching Top Shot, and the BAR will be great fun to see tonight on the show. Yes, it’s a reality TV show, and yes, I would fast forward through the drama given […]

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Modifications

1911 BAR grip frame

December 20, 2011 Ian McCollum 5

I’ve got a fever…and the only prescription…is more Browning! How do you make your Browning Automatic Rifle even more Browning? By making it part 1911 pistol, that’s how! We noticed this among a pile of […]

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Light MGs

Browning Automatic Rifle

October 14, 2011 Ian McCollum 4

Okay, it’s another one that’s not remotely forgotten. But we have to cover the BAR before we can effectively go into the more obscure variants of it that ARE forgotten. We’ve added a Browning Automatic […]

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Manuals

BAR Base Shop Data

June 27, 2011 Ian McCollum 2

Back to something a bit more recognizable, we’re adding a 1943 copy of the M1918A2 BAR shop manual today. In addition to the usual assembly and disassembly diagrams and instructions, this also includes drawings of […]