Of surfmen and lifesaving guns: The Lyle line throwing cannon
Of surfmen and lifesaving guns: The Lyle line throwing cannon
While today many are quick to paint guns are instruments of destruction for their own political agenda, for more than fifty years the largest cannon stationed at Coast Guard stations around the country were only trotted o ...
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Feel like running a 43K with a rifle on your back? The Swiss call it Waffenlauf
Feel like running a 43K with a rifle on your back? The Swiss call it Waffenlauf
The tiny central European country of Switzerland was renowned for centuries for the quality of their fighting men and was one of the few countries on that continent that was never attacked in either of the great World War ...
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What is a Ghost Gun anyway and why does it matter?
What is a Ghost Gun anyway and why does it matter?
For the past few months one California state senator with ambitions to a greater political future has been pushing a piece of legislation that would heavily regulate what he calls "ghost guns." Home-assembled ...
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MSAR STG-556 Optics Rail
MSAR STG-556 Optics Rail
I recently acquired an MSAR STG-556. It is chambered in 5.56 NATO 1/8 twist with a 16" barrel. The one I got was a flat top with a 1913 Picatinny rail. It came with a BSA RD30 red dot sight that had a flush mounting ...
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The StG44 and Its Appeal to US buyers
The StG44 and Its Appeal to US buyers
Of all of the world's military rifles, one of the most exotic and hard to find in US collections is the German StG44. Even though it was mass-produced and nearly a half-million were cranked out, most US firearms junkies h ...
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