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Interview with Nicole Wiley: German .22 Training Rifles

While I was visiting the Simpson Ltd shop in Galesburg, I had the pleasure of meeting Nicole Wiley. She is working on organizing a massive reference book on German .22 training rifles (like the Sportmodell and KKW), and was kind enough to give me a tour of Robert Simpson’s collection of these guns. It was a very interesting look into another corner of the gun world that many people aren’t familiar with.

If you’re interested, you can find Nicole and other enthusiasts discussing these rifles over at the .22 trainer and conversion area of

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