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Flapper Locking video

December 18, 2012 Ian McCollum 18

By request, today we’re going to look at one of the less common locking systems used in firearms design: flapper locking. The idea was first patented by a Swede named Friberg in 1870, but a […]

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SGM photos from Aberdeen

September 5, 2011 Ian McCollum 5

The SG43 was a medium machine gun developed in Russia during World War II (1943, as you might have gathered from the designation). The initial development was done by Degtyarev, who was responsible for the […]