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Light MGs

The Pig – M60E3 Video

October 15, 2012 Ian McCollum 37

The M60 light machine gun is something of a contentious subject. Many veterans who used it in combat in Vietnam remember it very fondly despite its design defects, while many more recent users detest it. […]

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Heavy MGs

Model 1917 Machine Gun Cart

April 13, 2012 Ian McCollum 8

Are you looking for a good gift for the gun nut in your life who already has everything? Or perhaps you are the gun nut with everything, and you need a new project to undertake? […]

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Light MGs

Construction of Automatic Weapons

January 2, 2012 Ian McCollum 5

From our friend Hrachya, we have a very cool book for you today. Titled Construction of Automatic Weapons, it was printed in Russia in 1933, and consists of line drawings of all the major machine […]

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Manuals

Lewis info, and some site changes

September 2, 2011 Ian McCollum 2

Okay, I promised I’d be posting some Lewis gun documentation – and I’ve got it ready for you today. There’s a very nice selection – some in English, some in Russian, brief handbooks, detailed manuals, […]

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Video

Lewis Gun at the Range

August 29, 2011 Ian McCollum 5

We’re back at the range again today, this time with a 1914 Lewis Gun. The Lewis is a fairly distinctive gun, with a its large radiator shroud for air cooling. These guns were used primarily […]