Interesting mix of weapons – A ZB30, a Mauser 98, and what appears to be an 1891 Mauser. Photo courtesy of Beryl Barnett.
From the first introduction of detachable magazines on firearms, people have been looking for ways to increase magazine capacity. Whether it is drum mags, longer box mags, jungle clips to connect multiple mags together, or […]
Michael Heidler is a German author who has written a couple very well-researched books on German weaponry, including a massively comprehensive catalog of manufacturing codes which we reviewed a little while back. Mr. Heidler is […]
We had the chance to dig into a Roth Steyr 1907 selfloading pistol recently, and put together a video on it. The pistol is quite unusual, with a fixed internal magazine, rotating barrel locking system, […]
A soldier of the Black Watch stands (well, sits) guard with a Lewis LMG. Thanks to reader Michael G. for the photo (and many others)!
In the world of small arms engineering, one of the most exciting developments of World War II was the German work on roller locking and roller-delayed blowback actions. British, French, and Soviet armies were jumping […]