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ARTV Preview: Remington Ammunition, Taurus TX22 Competition and The M1886 Lebel

On this week of American Rifleman Television, we go behind the scenes at Remington's ammunition plant in Lonoke, Ark., test out the Taurus TX22 Competition and look back and the French M1886 Lebel.

 

This Old Gun: French RSC Modele 1917

The RSC Modele 1917 developed by France in World War I represented a huge technological leap for battle rifles and saw heavy use on the Western Front.

The 1886/93 Lebel: France's Great War Masterpiece

This innovative 8 mm bolt-action repeater, which performed extraordinary service during World War I, was also one of the most important military arms in history.

'Over There': The Harlem Hellfighters in WWI

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment "Over There! Part 6: Soldiers, But Not Equal" to learn about American American soldiers of the AEF who fought on the Western Front and earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters."

This Old Gun: CSRG 1915 Chauchat

In this episode of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look a the CSRG Chauchat World War I French light machine gun chambered in 8x50 mm Lebel.

The American Chauchat: Shooting A Gladiator Model 1918 CSRG

In this review, Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan goes over the history of the World War One era French CSRG Chauchat Light Machine Gun. In doing so, he discusses the unique 'American' version developed to use .30-'06 Sprg., and how the shortfalls of one of its manufacturers lead to the tarnished reputation of the series as a whole in popular memory.

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that didn’t give away a sniper’s position, combined with optical sights, made the stalemate of the Great War’s trenches ideal conditions for the sniper’s work.

Infantry Rifles of The Great War: Mausers and Lebels

Watch this feature segment on the "Guns of August" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.

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