"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...
AK-12. Requirements for a modern machine

AK-12. Requirements for a modern machine

An attempt to develop requirements for an actual modern machine gun based on an analysis of existing design and technological solutions and production realities of the AK-12. Layout and features...
The effectiveness of ATGM FGM-148 Javelin

The effectiveness of ATGM FGM-148 Javelin

The American FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank systems have been widely used in recent conflicts and have shown their capabilities. Such weapons have confirmed the ability to solve a number of combat missions, but real ...
A container for weapons that are always at hand

A container for weapons that are always at hand

The word holster itself is of Turkish origin and can mean "case" and "quiver". In Russia, holsters were also called olsters, olstryads and ingots until the era of the reign of Alexander I, who commanded ...
"Unusual Americans" or gunsmiths against patent law

"Unusual Americans" or gunsmiths against patent law

Everyone knows that in the XNUMXth century the famous Colt revolver appeared in the USA, that there were Smith and Wesson, Remington, but ... there were also enough designs sometimes quite exotic, and today we ...
Weapons of the Afghan dushmans. MANPADS

Weapons of the Afghan dushmans. MANPADS

Dushmans received MANPADS of Soviet, Egyptian, Chinese, British and American production. The most famous portable complex is the American "Stinger" ...