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Q&A 34: Brought to you by Scotch

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Today’s Q&A is brought to you by the Patrons who make Forgotten Weapons possible! Not actually by Glenlivet Nadurra (pelted cask) – although maybe that’s why it went longer than normal. Our questions this month are:

0:00:50 – Why not post a series of videos all back-to-back?
0:02:58 – Most I have filmed in one day or trip?
0:05:21 – Self-cocking revolvers
0:06:32 – How much money to save for surplus rifles?
0:07:00 – Magazine safeties
0:09:24 – Example of the right gun at the right time
0:12:13 – Why not more revolver carbines?
0:14:30 – The one that got away?
0:15:40 – Simultaneous development of tilting bolt semi autos?
0:17:33 – My favorite Lee Enfield
0:18:37 – Would the USSR have benefitted from more SVT-40 rifles?
0:20:03 – My favorite modern pistol
0:20:34 – Would the vz.58 have benefitted from using AK magazines?
0:23:04 – What if Germany was first to invent smokeless powder?
0:25:15 – Will Headstamp publish a new version of my father’s book?
0:26:25 – Disconnecting mainspring from bolt a la G41(M)?
Recommended video (Dreyse 1910): https://youtu.be/IY-fbrzPS5U

0:28:46 – Why did Britain keep using military revolvers so long?
0:31:09 – M1E5 folding-stock Garand
0:33:42 – Book on British top-break revolvers
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0:35:31 – Thoughts on the Gewehr 88
0:37:36 – Will the machine gun registry be reopened?
0:39:00 – Straight pull vs turnbolt
0:40:30 – My choice for hearing protection
0:41:59 – Best book for collecting Japanese rifles?
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0:43:08 – Modern red dot on a WWII rifle
0:44:26 – Can the public view the NFA registry?
0:44:48 – Ejection ports angled 45 degrees downward
0:45:30 – Rifle AA sights
0:46:48 – What gun made the 9×19 cartridge so popular?
0:47:27 – HK VP70 vs Mauser M712
0:48:43 – Modern toggle-lock pistol?
0:49:08 – Favorite .22 plinker
0:49:46 – Post-WWII nations abandoning national arms manufacturing
0:52:25 – Books about WWII firearms (all of them)
0:54:29 – Guns that were good but failed to catch on
0:57:26 – Franklin Armory straight rifling
0:58:40 – If WWII went into 1946/7, could the G30/WAR have been adopted?
0:59:52 – Japanese Type 64 reduced-power 7.62×51
1:01:56 – PSG-1 and WA-2000 both the Ultimate German Sniper Rifle?
1:02:38 – Using the M1 left handed
1:04:25 – Guns I have examined but really want to shoot
1:06:14 – Who approached who for Project Lightning?
1:06:52 – Plan to visit Russia?
1:08:40 – Have I ever been scared or overwhelming by the amount of support?
1:12:50 – Future of bullpups, given Chinese adoption of a conventional rifle?
1:13:40 – Single-shot military rifles without handloading
1:15:35 – What odd 9x19mm pistol would I live to have?
1:16:20 – How to write a book without time or resources
1:18:04 – Reloading for .32 French Long
1:19:48 – Modern stocked pistols like the B&T USW and P320 Flux?

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