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This Old Gun: Colt Model 1895 Machine Gun

In this American Rifleman TV episode, we cover the innovative Colt Model 1895 machine gun, also known as the "Potato Digger."

NRA Gun of the Week: Colt's King Cobra Revolver

Watch as American Rifleman's Mark Keefe gets up close with a .357 Mag. snake gun from Colt.

Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the antiquated Trapdoor Springfield. The Spanish-American war was a conflict in which the U.S. Army first used machine guns and double-action Colts.

I Have This Old Gun: Colt Model 1895 Potato Digger

Watch another episode of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun": Colt Model 1895 "Potato Digger"

The Rough Riders’ Potato Digger

“Roosevelt’s Rough Riders” took two Colt-Browning machine guns to Cuba in 1898. One is now on display at the National Firearms Museum.

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