Sorry, things are a bit light this week – more good stuff coming next week. For today, I have an interesting Aberdeen Proving Grounds catalog photo of an experimental stock for the Thompson SMG. Presumably this was intended to reduce the gun’s tendency to climb in full-auto fire. No idea how well it worked, but obviously not well enough to be adopted. Anyone have more information about this line of testing?
Revolver: https://jamesdjulia.com/item/52428-2-397/ Holster: https://jamesdjulia.com/item/52458-1-397/ The Shawk & McLanahan revolvers are a lesser-known example of a very low production Civil War era revolver not made in the Confederacy. Abel Shawk was manufacturing entrepreneur in St Louis […]