While substantially different from its original Czech and British namesake, the newest Bren available from CZ-USA has, nevertheless, tapped into a strong American appetite for innovative, high-quality personal-defense small arms—and is available in a pistol version.
On this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we continue with the top ten machine guns of all time, with the Colt "Potato Digger" and Lewis Gun. We'll also take a look at the McMillan Z-1 stock along with the Gewehr 88 Commission Rifle.
The Beretta ARX 100 fell victim to misfortunate market timing, unrealistic product pricing and unorthodox styling all of which played a role in how well it did in the US market. With a few improvements and product positioning, this rifle could do better.
Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was a time when it was just an idea in the fertile mind of inventor James Paris Lee. The Remington-Lee was America’s first military bolt-action with a detachable box magazine.