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The Rosario “Grease Guns”: Argentina’s P.A.M-1 and P.A.M.-2 SMGs

When Argentina began adopting metallic cartridge firearms for its military, it duplicated some of the world's best designs, including the iconic Grease Gun.

Rifleman Q&A: Marine Corps Reisings

I have seen references to .45-cal. Reising submachine guns that were used by the Marine Corps in World War II. All of the photos I’ve encountered depict full-length wooden stocks. However, I just encountered a photo of a Reising with a folding stock. Was this an experimental version or was it actually issued as well?

Special NRA Presentation: All About Tommy Guns

If you are in Nashville for the NRA Annual Meetings, be sure to make time for “Thompson: An American Legend.”The Thompson submachine gun is one of the most noteworthy firearms in history.

"M42" UD (United Defense) Submachine Gun

The M42 was invented by Carl Swebilius, and was used by the OSS for clandestine operations in World War II.

Just Right Carbine

The Just Right Carbine is a U.S.-made, pistol-caliber carbine that effectively bridges the broad power gap between long guns chambered for rimfire cartridges and those using bottleneck rifle rounds.

Machine Pistols

There is a variation of the basic pistol that is worthy of a quick look, but is a variation that most of us will never fire, much less own. It’s called a machine pistol, which means a full-auto pistol—illegal without federal registration and tax stamp.

Shooting the French MAS38 Full-Auto

Sometimes even the busiest days are pretty fun. We are finishing the July issue of American Rifleman after coming off an intense week of filming the third quarter of “American Rifleman Television.” We on the magazine staff already have full-time jobs, but we put in some pretty intense weeks on television production. But sometimes there is a lot of fun buried in that intensity.

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