Tag Archive: Channel – Forgotten Weapons

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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Sep 09

Gyrojet Rocket Pistol

An overview of the Gyrojet Rocket Pistol, manufactured by MBAssociates. Gyrojet firearms fire small rockets called Microjets which have little recoil.

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