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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion Today, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Clermont
It is the Bernhard Muller 7.65mm pistol.

It is the Bernhard Muller 7.65mm pistol.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion Yesterday, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Clermont
Claymore Mine Origin

Claymore mine origin. Larry Grupp, author of "Claymore Mines-Their History and Development", writes "that of the 54,250 Americans who died in Korea, some 44,000 died in human wave attacks in the...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-18-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Clermont
You are correct, c3shooter, the North Korean...

You are correct, c3shooter, the North Korean human wave attacks during the Korean War led to, beginning in 1953, to the development of a directional mine to combat this tactic. The first Claymore...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-18-2014, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Clermont
Claymore Mine Trivia

Claymore mine trivia. What previously unknown war tactic would lead to the development and adoption of a directional explosive mine that would, eventually, become the M18A1 Anti Personnel Mine(APERS)?
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-18-2014, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Clermont
You are correct, c3shooter, but not only does the...

You are correct, c3shooter, but not only does the M40 test set for the M18A1 Claymore mine confirm if the M57 firing device, or clacker, is operable but also confirms the continuity of the wiring to...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-17-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Clermont
What is the purpose of this item? ...

What is the purpose of this item?

http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo11/Clermontny/IMG_1600_zps67090e47.jpg (http://s357.photobucket.com/user/Clermontny/media/IMG_1600_zps67090e47.jpg.html)
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-16-2014, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Clermont
You are correct, c3shooter, it is the pouch that...

You are correct, c3shooter, it is the pouch that contains one M18A1 Claymore mine and it's accessories. Even though the front of the Claymore mine is marked FRONT TOWARD ENEMY, it could also be...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-15-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Clermont
Weapons Trivia

Trivia. What does this military pouch contain? The picture contains a clue.

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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-12-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Clermont
M2 Browning Machine Gun

For those who, like me, are students of John Moses Browning's .30 and .50 caliber machine guns, these images of the .50 caliber Browning machine gun should of interest.
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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-12-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Clermont
I'm guessing both pistols are Austrian. The...

I'm guessing both pistols are Austrian. The pistol(s) on the tripod might be a Frommer Stop, and the stocked pistol appears to be Steyr Hahn, possibly the Model 12.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-12-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Clermont
You are correct, 1Caribou, it is the FN-49...

You are correct, 1Caribou, it is the FN-49 rifle's adjustable gas regulator, located beneath the upper hand guard. Using a special spanner tool to rotate the gas regulator forward or rearward, the...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-11-2014, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Clermont
No, Rex, not a pistol caliber. Clue. Normally,...

No, Rex, not a pistol caliber. Clue. Normally, you wouldn't see the metal parts.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-11-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Clermont
No, Rex, neither a training rimfire or airgun.

No, Rex, neither a training rimfire or airgun.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-11-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Clermont
Weapons Trivia

Weapons trivia. From what is pictured, identify this weapon.

http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo11/Clermontny/FN-49copy_zps9f02bbd5.jpg...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-10-2014, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Clermont
I read in one of the books written about U.S....

I read in one of the books written about U.S. sniper Gunnery Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, that he carried, with his gear, a scope mount for the Ma Deuce(M2) .50 cal. Browning heavy machine gun, so when...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-09-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Clermont
It is the Colt/Argentine Model 1928 scope...

It is the Colt/Argentine Model 1928 scope manufactured by Carl Zeiss.

http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo11/Clermontny/arg1928scope_zps2b330b2b.jpg...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-06-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Clermont
That is correct, 303tom, the three threaded holes...

That is correct, 303tom, the three threaded holes are for attaching a scope mount, although the particular mount in the photo uses only the top two holes. There is a ridge on the back of the mount...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-05-2014, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Clermont
Machine Gun Trivia

The photo is of the rear, left side plate, of a Browning Model 1919A4 machine gun. The triangular shaped rear sight bracket with it's three mounting rivets, or screws, are easily seen, but three...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-05-2014, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Clermont
The second gun is the Remington Master Blaster, a...

The second gun is the Remington Master Blaster, a suppressed 8 gauge kiln gun.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-05-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Clermont
The top photo appears to be a "humane" animal...

The top photo appears to be a "humane" animal dispatcher weapon, possibly British.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-04-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Clermont
Here is a link to additional information on the...

Here is a link to additional information on the Bridgeport Rig manufactured by the Bridgeport Gun Implement Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut. I have, in my collection, a Bridgeport Gun Implement...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-04-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Clermont
Correct, it is the Bridgeport Rig holster which...

Correct, it is the Bridgeport Rig holster which also included a stud that replaced the hammer screw on the handgun. No belt was supplied allowing the user to rivet, and position, the holster to the...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-04-2014, 01:20 AM
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Posted By Clermont
Weapons Trivia

Weapons trivia. What is this?


http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo11/Clermontny/CopyofBGI1copy_zps698de8d7.jpg...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-03-2014, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Clermont
How did it come about that, in the U.S., the...

How did it come about that, in the U.S., the A.T.F. would not classify this select fire submachine gun as a machine gun?
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-29-2014, 01:26 AM
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Posted By Clermont
You are correct, JTJ, it is, I believe, the...

You are correct, JTJ, it is, I believe, the smallest compressed air pellet pistol manufactured. It is the .177 cal. Harper Micro Pistol, manufactured in England and imported by Beeman Precision...
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