Military Review
Machine gun from the Count and Archduke

Machine gun from the Count and Archduke

In the XNUMXth century, dentists, photographers and merchants also took on the creation of firearms. But there were not so many titled among them. But there are no rules without exception, and the results...
Status revolver for Montenegro

Status revolver for Montenegro

Today our story is dedicated to the most, shall we say, "unusual" weapons in the world. And this, again, will be a Gasser model 1870 revolver, but it will be unusual because it is probably ...
Revolver from Montenegro

Revolver from Montenegro

Leopold Gasser became famous for a very special revolver, called the Montenegrin. That's what we're going to talk about today....
In the shadow of the "great revolver"

In the shadow of the "great revolver"

A number of very interesting revolvers remained in the shadow of the “revolver”, which could well have been in service with our army and would have proven themselves no worse in it, but they didn’t hit and therefore ...
"Door Abadi" or How to unload a revolver easier and faster

"Door Abadi" or How to unload a revolver easier and faster

When the first capsule revolvers appeared in the arsenal of the military, the question of how to discharge them did not arise. Shot from it - that's discharged. Not so with cartridge revolvers. Empty shell...
"Nagant" around the world

"Nagant" around the world

It just so happened that in Russian colloquial speech the word "revolver" even began to be used as a synonym for the word revolver, and even a pistol. The reason is the wide distribution and popularity ...
Revolver Reloading: Faster and Faster

Revolver Reloading: Faster and Faster

Gunsmiths understood that it was very important to make sure that the shooter could replenish the ammunition of his weapon and not remain unarmed in the face of a new enemy. And the easiest way to solve this problem...
General's rifle

General's rifle

There was also a gunsmith-general in history who first designed a cannon, and then two rifles, first an ordinary bolt-action rifle, and the other an automatic one. And it wouldn't be so...
Colt Browning - a consistent path to excellence

Colt Browning - a consistent path to excellence

In 1899, the US War Department decided to hold a competition among the semi-automatic pistols that existed at that time and chose three of the most promising models for testing: the Mauser C96, ...
Quick Reload Revolvers

Quick Reload Revolvers

A lot of clamshell revolvers were invented. But from the point of view of mechanics, such a revolver device was not optimal. After all, it was necessary to recharge only the drum. That is, with...