Semiauto Rifles

RIA: Beretta 1918/30 Semiauto Carbine

August 11, 2016 Ian McCollum 37

The Model 1918/30 is a semiauto-only carbine made by Beretta in between the early Model 1918 submachine guns and the excellent Model 38 family. It was marketed (well, sold) primarily to security and police forces, […]

Aircraft MGs

M1915 Villar Perosa Video

August 5, 2016 Ian McCollum 39

The Villar Perosa is one of the first small machine guns developed and used by a military force. It was designed in Italy and introduced in 1915 as an aircraft weapon, to be used in […]

Accessories

Italian Scout Bicycle

June 30, 2016 Ian McCollum 48

So, this is a bit off our normal subject matter, but it appealed to the mechanical nerd in me, and I figured at least a few of my readers would have the same reaction. If […]

Italian soldier in Rome with an ARX-160
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GunSpotting in Rome

June 29, 2016 Ian McCollum 65

About a month ago I spent some time in Italy, and noticed a few things that I thought would be interesting. The biggest thing that stood out to me (on the matter of firearms, I […]