Tag Archive: Channel – Forgotten Weapons

Oct 18

Vickers Heavy Machine Gun

From the Forgotten Weapons channel, an overview and range demo of the Vickers Heavy Machine Gun. The Vickers Heavy Machine Gun shown is being sold at the James D Julia auction house at the end of this month. Vickers Machine Gun Specs: Weight: 15 kg (33 lb) to 23 kg (51 lb) all-up Length: 1,100 mm …

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Aug 31

Russian PPS-43 Submachine Gun

From the Forgotten Weapons Channel, an overview of a WWII Russian PPS-43 submachine gun manufactured in 1945. This PPS-43 will be available in an upcoming auction from Rock Island Auction Company (RIA). PPS Submachine Gun: Cartridge: 7.62×25mm Tokarev Action: Blowback, open bolt Rate of fire: 600-700 rounds/min (cyclic rate) 100 rounds/min (effective rate) Muzzle velocity: …

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Feb 23

MP40 Submachine Gun – Full Auto Range Demo

From the Forgotten Weapons Channel, a quick overview and range demo of the MP 40 Submachine Gun. This all original MP40 was provided by Hill & Mac Gunworks. MP40 Submachine Gun: Cartridge: 9×19mm Parabellum Action: Straight blowback, open bolt Rate of fire: 500–550 rounds/min Muzzle velocity: 400 m/s (1,312 ft/s) Effective firing range: 100 – 200 m …

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Mar 25

T124 E2 76mm Antitank Gun

Forgotten Weapons takes a look at the T124 E2 76mm Antitank Gun, including range demo.

Dec 31

Lewis Automatic Machine Gun

A quick overview and slow motion footage of a WWI-era Lewis Automatic Machine Gun in .303 British. Lewis Automatic Machine Gun (Lewis Gun) Specs: Cartridge: .303 British .30-06 Springfield 7.92×57mm Mauser Action: Gas-operated Rate of Fire: 500–600 rounds/min Muzzle Velocity: 2,440 feet per second (740 m/s) Effective Firing Range: 880 yards (800 m) Maximum Firing Range: …

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