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Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 10-06-2012 at 06:04 PM
BillM,You're thinking of several of the larger Bergmann's that use an enbloc clip.The Simplex
uses a regular magazine.
Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 09-29-2012 at 12:21 AM
THe Aussie's were very inventive. I believe this one came from down under also..... (sorry for
the crummy picture, but it's the only one I have at hand.)How to convert a standard SMLE No. 1
Mk III int...
Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 09-24-2012 at 04:04 PM
The 'Bergman-Simplex' series of pistols come to mindI wouldn't call it weird, just "cute".
Posted in thread: Why Didnt the US Military Care About "Matching" Guns?? on 09-11-2012 at 12:42 AM
The German were very anal, past what was needed.I'll say! If you ever get a chance to examine a
German Commission Revolver from the 1870-80 period, they even numbered the charge holes in the
Posted in thread: Why Didnt the US Military Care About "Matching" Guns?? on 09-10-2012 at 06:36 PM
Might have to do with just how much confidence we have in interchangable parts. Hand fitting
not required. Unlike the Germans and others that even numbered the screws.(Of course they
tended to be a li...
Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 09-04-2012 at 04:13 AM
Pick a few from one of these sites...... (I know where the two Walthers are currently.)
Posted in thread: What WW2 rifle is still in service today? on 08-31-2012 at 12:10 AM
THe M-14 is post WW2edited to add: Boy! You have to be quick around here...
Posted in thread: Where are the WA members? on 08-30-2012 at 08:14 PM
Thought I had signed in here, but I guess I haven't.....From Ocean Shores (About as far West
from Olympia as you can get..)
Posted in thread: Winchester model 1895 40-72 on 10-22-2011 at 05:06 PM
Any ideas just why someone would weld the two piece lever?? Wouldn't that screw up the latching
Posted in thread: Taurus warranty work on 10-03-2011 at 12:42 AM
My experience with free "lifetime" warranties is that the gun spends more time being worked on
than it does with me. Of, course it doesn't cost anything, but I would rather pay a little more
and get s...