Q&A #14: Recoil, Nerf, and Forced Air Cooling

Today’s question topics:

0:00:58 – Factors affecting recoil in machine guns
0:04:57 – Revisiting/remaking old videos
0:05:58 – Is the MP5 still relevant?
0:06:47 – Am I excited to film different guns?
0:08:12 – Vintage vs modern tooling and production
0:15:28 – Nerf guns
0:15:58 – Koborov video at some point?
0:16:55 – Military surplus gear, good and bad
0:19:38 – Worst US service rifle and pistol
0:22:05 – Most uncomfortable firearm I have fired
0:23:54 – Adding “gravitas” to a basic gun collection
0:26:54 – Most difficult guns to disassemble or reassemble
0:28:48 – Fluted chamber vs lubricated cartridges
0:29:51 – Double barreled pistols
0:32:03 – Shooting guns at the Julia auction house
0:36:22 – Closed bolt vs open bolt
0:39:12 – Kiraly lever-delay in a service rifle
0:40:17 – Spanish Civil War domestic production arms
0:41:49 – Vickers booster as muzzle brake
0:43:15 – FG42 development in intermediate cartridges
0:46:02 – Forced air cooling in machine guns
0:47:20 – Manual safeties or not in military pistols
0:49:50 – Would a US Army lever action have prevented bolt action adoption?
0:52:04 – Why is the PKM the best GPMG
0:53:54 – Why no modern water cooling?
0:56:11 – Restoring collectible guns
0:58:36 – British & Japanese semi autos before WW2
1:00:56 – Punt guns
1:02:45 – Best small arms implementation in WW2
1:04:12 – Most undeserved poor reputation in a service arm?

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