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Exploded View: SKS Carbine

The SKS is somewhat unusual in that, despite being widely encountered in the United States today, it had a relatively short and uneventful service life in Russia where it originated.

Exploded View: Vis 35 “Radom” Pistol

Widely acclaimed as one of the best quality sidearms produced before World War II, the Vis 35 (or Radom, as it is commonly known—the name coming from the factory where it was made) was the third most common service pistol used by the German military during World War II.

Exploded View: Mosin-Nagant Model 1891 Family Of Rifles

Designed by Russian Colonel Sergei Mosin, the Model 1891 rifle’s designation reflects the year of its adoption. And while it employed a magazine system patented by Belgian designer Leon Nagant, in Russia it was simply known as the Model 1891 Mosin.

Walther PP Pistol

Very simply put, the Walther PP is one of the most influential handguns ever and, together with its variants, tops the pocket pistol popularity list.

Exploded View: The Tokarev Pistol

The Tokarev was the Soviet Union’s standard sidearm for nearly two decades, and was a bridge between the Nagant Model 1895 revolver and the Makarov pistol adopted in 1952.

Colt Python Revolver

As they have been unavailable from the factory for years, the Colt Python revolver's cost a pretty penny now and have been in high demand due to their reemergence in "The Walking Dead." See an exploded view of the Python here.

Gun Parts

When it comes to firearms, very specific terms have developed to describe their parts, what they do and how they work. Here's an illustrated guide to gun parts.

Lew Horton S&W Model 29

Lew Horton Distributing has created an updated version of the iconic S&W Model 29.

Smith & Wesson Model 29 Exploded View

An exploded view diagram of the classic Smith and Wesson Model 29 revolver, one of the first firearms chambered for the powerful .44 Magnum cartridge. Companion piece to the article with disassembly instructions "Smith & Wesson Model 29."

Webley Mark VI Revolver

The Webley was the quintessential British revolver, with the Mark VI remaining as the standard until 1936.

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