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#4321 shep854

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Posted 16 December 2019 - 2137 PM

Ian presents the French GIGN sniper revolver, a concept that has always baffled me. However, I can follow Ian's line of reasoning:

At first I thought it was a gag, but the idea does have merit.
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#4322 Adam Peter

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Posted 28 December 2019 - 0618 AM

"SHOOT TO KILL" WORLD WAR II BRITISH ARMY INFANTRY WEAPONS TRAINING FILM

 

 

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#4323 KV7

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Posted 28 December 2019 - 0729 AM

Pitching rifles for AA work is a bit 'enthusiastic'.


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Posted 31 December 2019 - 0645 AM

Pitching rifles for AA work is a bit 'enthusiastic'.

 

Didn't the Japanese have AA sights on their rifles ? Did any other country do that ?


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#4325 shep854

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Posted 31 December 2019 - 0833 AM

Volley fire for AA is fairly common and has some effect. In Vietnam, US jets had a hard deck of 3000 ft or so to avoid small arms fire.
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Posted 02 January 2020 - 0128 AM

https://www.colt.com...s/python_series

 

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Colt making Pythons again. Those will sell with their brand recognition alone.


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Posted 02 January 2020 - 0201 AM

 

maybe not as bad as i expected. Hackathorn says the trigger is much better than the old vintage ones.


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Posted 02 January 2020 - 0903 AM

Color me impressed. You can't help but wonder about 'NEW!' and 'IMPROVED!' from a struggling company, but it may well be that Colt realized that doing it right is the way to survive.
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Posted 02 January 2020 - 1105 AM

Color me impressed. You can't help but wonder about 'NEW!' and 'IMPROVED!' from a struggling company, but it may well be that Colt realized that doing it right is the way to survive.

 

Maybe some manager at Colt's has noticed that a name only carries so far.


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#4330 GregShaw

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 1324 PM

I'm sure Colt fans (I'm not one) will be excited and they will sell well. I'm a S&W N-frame fan, so I'll stick with my nearly 50 yr old Model 28-2. Better trigger for me than any Colt, more accurate than I am and freaking indestructible.


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Posted 02 January 2020 - 1900 PM

If I had to choose one revolver w/o considering finances I would get MR-73.


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Posted 05 January 2020 - 0115 AM

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Anybody knows more about this ? From the FB page of the Wehrtecnische Sammmlung Koblenz.


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Posted 05 January 2020 - 0352 AM

The French Union Pistol With Forgotten Weapons


Posted November 5, 2015 in Guns & Gear, Other Gear & Gadgets, Pistols by TFB Staffer with 16 Comments

 

Ian of Forgotten Weapons has certainly come up with some unique firearms, but this is the first time I’ve seen a magazine I simply could not pass by. In this review he goes over a French-made Union pistol, which was apparently a full-auto gun – with a horseshoe-shaped magazine. Yes, really.

 

There’s not much to say by way of introduction other than that this is both fascinating and seriously cool. Unfortunately these are quite rare and hard to come by – I took a wild shot at locating one, found one on Arms List, and was saddened to discover it had already sold. Can you imagine the looks on people’s faces if you sauntered onto the range with this bad, horseshoe-shaped boy? Priceless.

 

https://www.thefirea...gotten-weapons/

 


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#4334 Simon Tan

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Posted 05 January 2020 - 0358 AM

Stainless Python be crap.
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#4335 Adam Peter

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Posted 21 January 2020 - 1704 PM

CZ-HU BREN 2 New Hungarian infantry offensive weapon.

 


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