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Bayonet Markings

Weird Bayonet Markings

This bayonet was spotted at our local FFL and I thought the conversation was worth sharing here.  Notice the notches in the handle? Interesting. Does...
Carcano rifle

1891 Carcano Rifle

Cleaning up some old business. In addition to the Vetterli rifle, we also picked up another 6.5 Carcano chambered rifle: The 1891 Carcano.  What makes...
SHS-68 Romanian Tokarev

SHS-68: Romanian TT-33 Tokarev

With the pandemic and subsequent ammunition shortage, I have noticed a greater interest in “non-standard” military surplus firearms. The TT-33 Tokarev is one such...
FAL Rifles. STG58. FAL rifle with thumbhole stock.

FAL Rifles – The Good & The Bad

The rifle on the right almost caused me physical pain when I saw it at my local FFL.      Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”
SIG P210 Target

SIG P210 Cleaning

So I had a chance to get into the P210 yesterday and clean it. Without going into great detail beyond the scope of our...
1816 Harpers Ferry Musket

Model 1816 Harpers Ferry Musket.

This particular musket is a contract example made by L. Pomeroy in 1829. Pomeroy made approximately 21,000 guns for the US Military between 1818...
SIG P210 Target 9mm Reproduction.

SIG P210 Target

The SigUSA P210 Target. It’s amazing they re-popped these. If you have ever wanted a P210 but couldn’t justify the price? You have to...
Walther P38 - Post War Production.

Walther P38

Per viewer request, we have pulled the Walther P38 out of The Armory and put some rounds through it.  This is a post WWII example,...
German P08 Luger. Mismatch pistol. 42 Luger Replacement parts.

P08 Luger – German Bubba?

So here’s the story with this video. We have a German P08 Luger in the reference collection. It’s a shooter grade, non-matching example. And...
C96 Pistols in Khyber Pass region of Pakistan.

C96 Pistols in Khyber Pass

Two C96 pattern pistols in the Khyber Pass region of Pakistan.    Umar www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”
Ross Rifle 1905 MK II Bolt

Ross MKII Bolt

Had a reader reach out asking some questions about his Ross MK II bolt. So this video is more directed at him personally.  But perhaps...
WWII Teller Anti-Tank mine.

The Teller Mine

My local FFL has this in the showroom. A WWII Teller Mine. The Teller is an anti-tank / vehicle mine employed by the Germans....
SHS 55: P38 Mauser Pistol. WWII Production.

SHS 55 – P38 Pistol by Mauser

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we have a German P38 pistol made by Mauser. WWII production. While not in like new...
French Model RSC-1917

RSC-1917 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Saw a French Model 1917 Semiautomatic Rifle / RSC-1917 in the rack at Cody. Took some up close pics for reference. The RCS is...
Is Your Rocket Launcher Legal?

Is Your Rocket Launcher Legal to Own?

This video is the product of a series of questions one reader was asking. He was attending gun shows and expressed an interest in...
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