(It was, in fact, a sporterized Dutch Beaumont)
The Farquhar-Hill rifle was developed by Colonel Moubray Farquhar and gunsmith Arthur Hill in England, and initially patented in 1908. The original design was a recoil-operated system, but this proved unreliable and was replaced in […]
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We recently added a much better writeup on the early Mauser semiauto rifle designs, and while searching through some material I realized that we have a copy of an original Mauser Selbstlader manual. The Mauser […]
Just a neat old photo to spice up your Saturday… Think he’s going to hit that airplane?
The main competitor to the Garand rifle in the 1930s was John Pedersen’s toggle-locked rifle. The Pedersen was designed to fire, appropriately, the .276 Pedersen cartridge developed just for it, and it used an en […]
Today we take a look at Iain McCallum’s Blood Brothers: Hiram and Hudson Maxim: Pioneers of Modern Warfare – a book deserving a place in everyone’s firearms library. Most people don’t realize that Hiram Maxim […]