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Q&A #10: Collectible Surplus Guns and Dumb US Decisions

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Unfortunately, this video cuts off at about 40 minutes here on Full30. For the full version, you will need to watch the YouTube copy here: https://youtu.be/wrx8Ar6bWOw . Sorry!

That being said, we do have some great questions this time around. Specifically:

0:25 - Gain twist rifling, description and application 5:40 - The 6.5mm Arisaka compared to modern 6.5mm cartridges 7:44 - US abandonment of the M1917 Enfield in favor of the 1903 Springfield after WW1 12:02 - Guns I am hyped to get my hands on 14:00 - Guns I have bid on or won at James Julia and Rock Island 15:14 - Would Stoner still use gas impingement today? 20:10 - Modernization of the BAR 23:43 - How & why of military firearms surplus and US dealers thereof 35:46 - What to look for in collectible firearms 38:36 - Camera operators and other FW assistants 39:57 - What killed the rimmed and/or rimfire cartridge 42:00 - Binary trigger systems 44:08 - Rotating barrel pistols today? 45:20 - My biggest surprise opportunity 46:27 - Cooper's Scout Rifle concept 49:32 - Shooting matching numbered guns 52:36 - Will I be covering more early firearms? 54:40 - Why French arms got a bad reputation 1:00:19 - The L85A2, and its potential availability in the US 1:04:02 - On-location footage from battlefields and such

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