Q&A #4: These Are A Few of My Favorite Things



Time for another monthly Q&A video - thanks to my supporters on Patreon for helping to make this possible! I have a whole bunch of questions this time, and have timestamps for each individual one here:

0:52 - Barrel length in terms of bore diameter 3:18 - Why did the XM8 fail?

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9:22 - Why are so many Japanese Type I Carcano rifles in unissued condition? 12:13 - Hammer bite - what actually happens? (high speed footage) 14:12 - What does my own gun collection look like, and what gun am I interested in? 19:52 - What's the deal with flechettes? 22:41 - Will I be making more gunsmithing videos?

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23:40 - What elements would I incorporate into a gun of my own design? 26:17 - What WWI gun would I choose to take into WWI? 27:45 - How is the Ruger 10/22? 29:50 - Why was England the only country still using a revolver as a standard sidearm going into WWII? 32:32 - Were there any semi auto or full auto black powder guns? 33:46 - What are the pros and cons of tilting vs rotating bolts? 36:15 - Have people tried using stronger materials than brass for cartridge cases? 40:30 - What was the best overall 19th century single shot breechloader? 42:37 - Were there any types of multi-shot muzzleloading rifles? 44:51 - Why did it take so long for metallic cartridges to enter military service after they were first invented? 48:22 - What are my thoughts on 3D printed guns?

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50:35 - Which last ditch rifle would I pick to use? 51:50 - When will I visit Europe, and what do I want to see there?

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