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Firearms News Volume 75, Issue 12

If you're serious about buying, selling, or trading firearms then Firearms News is for you. Whether you collect, hunt, target shoot, have personal defense needs or other firearms interest you'll find the largest variety and best prices on all the firearms, accessories and services that you could want or need!

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United States
KSE Sportsman Media, Inc.
30 Issues

in this issue

19 min
the shield is dead, long live the shield(plus)

“Gunwriters occasionally get to go to fancy events where manufacturers spend lavish amounts of money to debut a new firearm. I both enjoy and yet dread attending these events, for while I am as happy as anybody to eat free food and shoot OPA (Other People’s Ammo), the question of how to write up the product can be tricky. What if the manufacturer spent all that money to wow a bunch of gunwriters and the pistol turns out to be a big yawn? Nobody wants to participate in a celebration of mediocrity (or worse). It was with these concerns in mind that I took a trip to Springfield, Massachusetts this past March, to visit Smith & Wesson. They promised they had something really special to show us, and after signing a…

22 min
small arms of the early stormtroopers

The First World War (a.k.a., the Great War) was, up until that time, the greatest mass bloodletting ever seen upon the third planet from the sun. While its causes have been discussed, debated, and analyzed ad infinitum since 1918, most scholars agree that the conflagration was the result of a volatile mix of rampant nationalism and entangling alliances. In an attempt to counter the growing power of Germany, France and Russia had formed a military alliance. Germany countered by forming alliances with Austria-Hungary and Italy. Fearing Germany’s growing industrial and naval might, the English sided with France and Russia (the “Allies”), while Turkey threw in her lot with Germany and Austria-Hungary (the “Central Powers”). In 1914, Serbian terrorists assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Austria demanded concessions…

1 min
mauser c96 selbstaladepistole

WANT TO BUY ONE? Morphy Auctions: www.morphyauctions.com/ jamesdjulia/item/3563-386/ Rock Island Auction Co.: www.rockislandauction.com/detail/57/3587/mauser-model-1896-large-ring-hammer-pistolwith-vld-markings Cowan’s Auctions: www.cowanauctions. com/lot/german-mauser-c96-pistol-withholster-3983004 IMA: www.ima-usa.com/products/ german-wwimauser-c96-broom-handle-display-pistol PARTS: Sarco: www.sarcoinc.com/pistol-parts/mauser/ c96-broomhandle/ Numrich Arms: www.gunpartscorp.com/ forum/identifying-or-finding-firearms-or-part/other-manufacturers/c 96-mauser-broomhandlebarrelextension-232164 CMR International: www.cmrfirearms.com/ advanced_search_result.php?search_in_description= 1&search_in_description=1&keywords=c96…

1 min
infanteriegewehr 98

WANT TO BUY ONE? Morphy Auctions: www.morphyauctions.com/ jamesdjulia/item/1361-369/ Royal Tiger Imports: www.royaltigerimports. com/product-p/maus0008.htm Rock Island Auction Co.: www.rockislandauction.com/detail/52/571/ postwwi-reworked-gew-98-rifle-with-bayonet Cowan’s Auctions: https://cowanauctions.com/ lot/german-gewehr-98-bolt-action-rifle-562430 PARTS: Sarco: www.sarcoinc.com/ mauser-98-model-1908-large-ring-long-action-action-receiver/ Numrich Arms: www.gunpartscorp.com/gun-manufacturer/mauser/rifles-mauser/gew98 IMA: www.ima-usa.com/pages/search-results/ gewehr%2098…

1 min
maschinengewehr 08-15

WANT TO BUY ONE? Rock Island Auction Co.: www. rockislandauction.com/detail/70/3432/spandaumg-0815-class-iiinfa Morphy Auctions: www.morphyauctions.com/ jamesdjulia/item/lot-61-maxim-mg08-15-watercooled-machine-gun-34598/ Cowan’s Auctions: www.cowanauctions.com/ lot/german-maxim-mg0815-light-machinegun-122463 IMA: www.ima-usa.com/products/originalgerman-wwi-maxim-mg-08-15-display-machinegun-spandau-1917?variant=26168247685 PARTS: Sarco: www.sarcoinc.com/ german-maxim-08-15-machine-gun-sling IMA: www.ima-usa.com/products/original-german-wwi-maxim-mg-08-15-partsset-all-matching-serial-numbers-marked-erfurt-1918?variant=26170578885 Apex Gun Works: www.apexgunparts.com/ german-mg08-maxim-machine-gun-parts-kit-gd.html…

1 min
österreichisches repetier-gewehr m.95 & stutzen m.95

WANT TO BUY ONE? Rock Island Auction Co.: www.rockislandauction.com/detail/2018/299/ two-steyr-m95-bolt-action-rifles Royal Tiger Imports: www.royaltigerimports. com/product-p/mann0001.htm IMA: www.ima-usa.com/products/ originalaustrian-mannlicher-m95-30-stutzen-conversioncarbine-by-oe-w-g-steyr-with-sling-dated-1897 PARTS: Sarco: www.sarcoinc.com/m95-steyr-sling/ Liberty Tree Collectors: www. libertytreecollectors.com/productcart/pc/viewCategories.asp?idCategory=21 Numrich Arms: www.gunpartscorp.com/ products/1165210…