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Machine gun shoot 11-30

With the SAR show coming up we have a group of people staying at the house. So the Wednesday prior to the show a couple of us put on a small machine gun shoot, just to have some fun. Some of these shoots have ended up being a couple of hundred people in attendance. This […]

Shooting the Hotchkiss protative

At the last machine gun shoot I spent a great deal of time playing with my Hotchkiss light machine gun. I enjoy it like I enjoy my Lewis gun. That is to say a lot of things are going on to make the gun work. It is just a fun gun. There are a few […]

The machine gun I love to hate

My least favorite machine gun is, drum role please, The MG-34. I like the way they look. I fine the accessories interesting.Like this fortress box.

Or saddle drums.

The history of the weapon is fascinating. However, after owning three of them over the years I can say with certainty that it is the aggravating […]

Fun at the machine gun shoot

This last weekend was our semi annual when we get around to it kind of twice a year maybe only once a year machine gun shoot. It is nothing great or grand. There are no fees, no explosives, no sales tables, no flying targets and no spectators. Just a boring time of a bunch of […]

Goofed off this weekend and went shooting

I took off a few personal days and went to out local machine gun shoot. There will be a few posts about that over the next few days as soon as I get the videos sorted out. I had an opportunity to examine a serious failure. A friend of mine was shooting his 1919 browning […]

Fun at the shoot on Wednesday

I took the day off to test out some stuff that we made or repaired and just waste some ammo. Here is a quick montage of the shoot.

 

I have a couple of pictures of some of the guns as well.

An RP-46

A very nice 8mm Lebel Hotchkiss

These two rifles are […]

Taking some time off for fun

There was a small machine gun shoot this last Saturday and with my friend Axel in town my wife convinced me to go and take a day off. We had a great time and Axel as well as myself got to do some shooting and have a little fun. This is the video I did […]

Shooting the Czech model 52 police carbine.

I don’t know if it is or not a police carbine or just something someone made up. What I do know is that it was fun to shoot, was in a caliber that I can buy and uses AK magazines. Everyone at the shoot that shot it really like it. So while I am trying […]