[VIDEO] C93 Borchardt: the First Successful Self-Loading Pistol

Hugo Borchardt was a brilliant and well-traveled firearms designer. He was born in Germany but emigrated to the United States at a fairly young age, where he became engaged in the gun trade. He spent time working with Winchester, Remington (where he patented improvements on James Paris Lee’s box magazine idea), and Sharps (where he […]

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Light/LAAAAAAAAAAAAAAZZZZER Course

Lights, Sights, Lasers Course Overview (Photo credit to Adam Bettcher, Jordan, MN.) From The Firearm Blog: “The course is taught by Wes Doss, the founder of Khyber Interactive Associates, a national and international training company that conducts training and consulting services for Police Departments and Governments. Doss has an extremely varied Military and Law Enforcement background […]

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[VIDEO] Union/Reifgraber .32 S&W Autopistol

My friend Ian over at Forgotten Weapons gives us a plethora of knowledge in his latest video!  The Reifgraber, aka Union Automatic Pistol, is an interesting mechanical design from an inventor with an interesting personal background. Joseph Joachim Reifgraber was born in Austria in 1856, and emigrated to the United States at some point before […]

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[VIDEO] How to Keep Your 1911 Running

You will never believe the last trick he teaches you! Phuc Long explains how to solve malfunctions with the 1911. Really solid fundamentals are always crucial to running any weapons platform. Whether it be a 1911, a Sig, a Glock, AR, etc… If you aren’t familiar with Type 1, Type 2 or Type 3 weapons […]

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Forgotten Weapons: Proof that ‘Knowledge is Power’

Adventure, Knowledge, Shooting rare and obscure weaponry; Yes, I do crave these things. I had the very good fortune to talk with Ian from Forgotten Weapons yesterday.   I stumbled onto the Forgotten Weapons YouTube channel while I was searching for videos to blog and was instantly hooked. Ian is extremely nice and a true […]

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[VIDEO] Gun Owners Unite- Colion Noir

“Gun Owners, Unite,” Colion tackles the fractured gun community and the need for a unified front against the anti-gun agenda. Mr. Noir says calls it like it is, Again. Yet people still aren’t listening. At times it feels like Gun Advocates like Mr. Noir are the last screaming voice of reason in the darkness. The […]

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[VIDEO] Mini-Gun vs Machinegun

AWESOME Military Mini Gun vs Machine Gun comparison video An awesome video demonstrating the effectiveness of the Mini gun compared to the Machine Gun. The M134 Minigun is a 7.62×51 mm NATO, six-barreled machine gun with a high rate of fire (2,000 to 6,000 rounds per minute). It features Gatling-style rotating barrels with an external […]

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[VIDEO] Top 5 Rifles That Changed The World

Some firearms have had such a great impact on global events that their very silhouette is synonymous with global events. This is a list of 5 truly revolutionary firearms that have helped shape the world as we know it today. In this list, we chose to focus on the smokeless powder era. From the M1 […]

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[VIDEO] Union Pistol w/35-Round Horseshoe Magazine

I just recently discovered this YouTube channel, FORGOTTEN WEAPONS. I have been watching their videos all morning. It is refreshing to see that there are some firearm enthusiasts that, 1- do their homework. 2- Understand that knowledge is power. 3- Go out of their way to educate others. I am a firm believer that the […]

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[VIDEO] Slow Motion PWS Long-Stroke Piston System

THE PWS LONG STROKE PISTON When it comes to piston systems, I’m still learning. I grew up on gas M16-A2’s, M4’s and Ar-15’s from my teen years and throughout my Military career. Only recently in the past several years have I been getting into AK 47’s, 74’s and Piston AR-15 platforms. So whenever I see […]

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[VIDEO] How hot can a bullet get before going off?

Have you ever wondered how hot can a bullet get before going off? Hollowpoint HP shows us the answer. According to the materials safety data from Accurate Arms the autoignition temperature for smokeless powder is 320° F – 360°F — No explosion — or 5 hours at 248°F. Federal’s data sheet for primers says the […]

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[VIDEO] Homemade Body Armor

Matt from Demolition Ranch is at it again. Trying out various different homemade models of body armor, he is insanely awesome! T-shirts bound together, bundles of paper and more; he uses a buffet of firepower to test his theories. Matt, you’re my kind of crazy! Enjoy the video!

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