Opening Shot: Model 1883 and No. 353 Gatling Guns
From the NRA Museum, check out these firearms that have provenance to the 1939 movie, "Gunga Din."
ARTV Preview: Gatling and Bren Gun, CrossBreed Chest Rig Holster and British Baker Rifle
On this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we continue with the top 10 machine guns of all time, with the Gatling and Bren Gun. We'll also take a look at the CrossBreed Chest Rig Holster along with the British Baker Rifle.
The Mini-Me Gardner
Undoubtedly, the coolest gun I saw at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Pittsburgh was a half-scale, mechanical marvel, beautifully rendered in polished brass and sitting on a table Navy Arms/U.S. Armament booth.
Fear & Loading: The Ultimate Colt Collectible?
A Colt Model 1883 Gatling Gun, complete with original field carriage and two drum magazines, is one of the items up for bid when Rock Island Auction Company holds its Sept. 9-11 event.
Rifleman Q&A: An Auger Gun In The Civil War?
From the archives of American Rifleman, read about Wilson Ager's "Coffee Mill Gun" from the June 2004 magazine.
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.
Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015
John Hutchins’ book is the definitive treatise on the machine gun as used by British forces from 1870-2015.
Men And Guns Of The 1900 China Relief Expedition
Some American troops fought with guns one would expect in the multi-national mission to Peking, such as the Krag-Jorgensen. But other guns were used during the “Boxer Rebellion” that were a little more unusual, including Gatlings, M1895 Colt machine guns and the short-lived Lee Navy straight pull rifle in .236.