Bolt Action Rifles

InterArms G33/50: Not a Real Carbine

June 21, 2017 Ian McCollum 12

Among the many Swedish Mauser carbines imported into the United States is an interesting batch of guns marked “InterArms G33/50“. What are these actually? They are rifles imported by InterArms, of course, and they began […]

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Swedish Hamilton Trials Pistol (Video)

January 21, 2016 Ian McCollum 22

The Hamilton was a handgun entered into the Swedish military pistol trials of 1903, where it competed against guns like the Luger and Colt/Browning 1903. The Hamilton was a simply blowback action chambered for 6.5mm […]

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Danish Madsen-Ljungman Rifle

December 8, 2014 Ian McCollum 6

Thanks to reader John D, we have a chance today to look at a very scarce Danish-made copy of the AG-42B Ljungman rifle. The Madsen company in Denmark made about 50 of these rifles for […]

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Manual machine guns

Reproduction Nordenfelt Gun

December 5, 2014 Ian McCollum 18

A few days ago I was at a small machine gun shoot (which wound up being a bit larger than I’d expected), and was happily surprised to discover that one of the attendees had brought […]

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Bolt Action Rifles

7.62 mm PSG LANO Sniper Rifle

October 22, 2014 Ian McCollum 11

Today’s post is more modern than most of what we usually cover, but it is about a rifle for which very little information is available. It is a Swedish report translated by Arne Bergkvist – […]

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Swanström 1882 Automatic Pistol

October 10, 2014 Ian McCollum 25

Today’s post was written by a Swedish reader named Arne Bergkvist, about a very early Swedish automatic pistol I had not been aware of. It is particularly interesting as one of relatively few examples of […]