Review: Smith Manufacturing FG42 Type I
Germany’s World War II era Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 solved the full-power, machine-rifle puzzle. The Smith Manufacturing Group made replica allows us to explore this fascinating rifle in a semi-auto version.
Handloads: An Easy-Recoiling 8 mm Mauser
Most Americans identify it simply as the 8 mm Mauser, but it has also been referred to as 7.92x57 mm Mauser, 8x57 mm Mauser, 8x57 mm JS and 8x57 mm S.
The Gewehr M2021: A Modernized Mauser 98
Despite having been developed more than a century ago, the Mauser 98 action is still one of the best bolt action designs ever conceived. Follow Jeromy Knepp as he sets up his own "modernized Mauser."
World War II German Sniper Systems: Rifles, Optics & Ammo
Throughout World War II the Germans used and developed several variations of sniper optics and rifles that evolved throughout the course of the war.
The Hotchkiss Model Of 1914 Heavy Machine Gun
A century ago, the American Expeditionary Force entered heavy combat in France, and the Doughboys’ most-used heavy machine gun during the Great War was the French Hotchkiss Model of 1914.