Austria/Austria-Hungary

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  • Steyr Advanced Combat Rifle

    In this episode Vic takes a look at Steyr's entry into the US Army's Advanced Combat Rifle Program. This is part of our series on the ACR rifles, be sure to check out the videos on the others. The Steyr ACR was one of four entries that took part in US military trials during the late 1980s to find...

  • Steyr AUG 9mm Submachine Gun

    This episode see Vic take a look at a Steyr AUG 9x19mm submachine gun conversion. The modular nature of the AUG has enabled it to fulfil both the assault rifle and light machine gun roles but it also allowed for a 9mm carbine variant, introduced in the late 1980s. Vic takes us through the nuances...

  • Steyr MPi 81

    Vic takes a look at Steyr's little known submachine gun, the MPi 81. An Uzi-like SMG with a telescoped bolt. Be sure to check out our full video & the accompanying article on the MPi 81 here - http://armourersbench.com/2020/05/01/steyr-mpi-81 Check out our friend Miles' video on the MPi here - ht...

  • Steyr AUG - Japanese Gun Porn

    The Steyr AUG + Henry's war stories of how the Austrian Paratroopers performed against US troops. (MURDER) Watch latest videos, sometimes even early releases! Sign up for the newsletter: https://tinyurl.com/9HoleReviews or https://tinyurl.com/SlateBlack Consider supporting us via Patreon 👉 http:/...

  • Steyr AUG A3 to 500yds: Practical Accuracy (w/ Primary Arms ACSS 1-6x Raptor)

    Watch latest videos, sometimes even early releases! Sign up for the newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hkbJYn [or] slateblackindustries (dot) com 👉 Newsletter It’s hard to believe that the iconic Steyr AUG has been around since the 70’s and still in military service around the world. It wasn’t just th...

  • Steyr SSG-69 (🇦🇹 Austrian polymer wonder sniper) to 800yds: Practical Accuracy

    Watch latest videos, sometimes even early releases! Sign up for the newsletter 🗞️ https://tinyurl.com/9HoleReviews or https://tinyurl.com/SlateBlack The @Steyrmannlicher-rifles SSG 69 was an early trend-setting sniper rifle in many different ways. While not all design elements were copied for l...

  • Did the world's smallest pistol help create the MG42? The Kolibri

    You might recognise the iconic Kolibri of Battlefield 1 fame. But, we suspect very few will know its perhaps biggest influence on the story of firearms development and the influential role it played in the development of the MG42.

  • Shooting the 1867/77 Werndl rifle to 200 meters

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Inspired by british muzzleloader's youtube channel I decided to try my 1867/77 Werndl single shot Austro-Hungarian military rifle to 200 meters. What a beautiful day this was for shooting. Want to support our work? By a Capandball product: ...

  • 1867/77 Werndl rifle accuracy at 100m

    www.patreon.com/capandball Going back to one of my favourite rifles, the Austro-Hungarian 1867/77 Werndl. That's the first breech loading rifle of the Monarchy to fire a self contained cartridge with a small calibre bullet.

  • Ballistic gelatine tests of the M 1867/77 Werndl rifle

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball This is something I promised a long time ago. Continuing the series about the Austro-Hungarian Werndl rifle. Now it is time for some terminal ballistics. Punching holes on a gelatine block. If you would like to support our work, please buy ...

  • Muskets and tirailleurs Part 2/3. The Austrian 1798 M musket vs the French 1777 musket

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball The second part is about the history and comparison of the French 1777 and the Austrian 1798 M musket. If you would like to support our work, please buy something from our handcrafetd products: http://kapszli.hu/en/termek-kategoria/capandba...

  • Shooting and reloading - the 1867 Werndl rifle in action

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Let's see how accurate the 1867 Werndl rifle is with cartridges reloaded without any special tools or die sets. Want to support our work? By a Capandball product: http://kapszli.hu/en/termek-kategoria/capandball-products-2/ Magyar szöveg: h...

  • Original military flintlock rifle in action - 1796 M Jagerstuetzen

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Capandball Civil War cartridge boxes and more: http://kapszli.hu/en/termek-kategoria/capandball-products-2/ Ladies and Gentlemen, an original military flintlock rifle in action straight from the end of the 18th century. History and modern t...

  • Shooting the Lorenz 1854 infantry rifle

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball History, specifications and tactical use of the 1854 M Lorenz infantry rifle, the best muzzleloading military rifle of the mid 19th century. Hero of Magenta, Solferino, Königgrätz and the third most widely used rifle during the American Civ...

  • Hunting wild boar with the 1867 Werndl rifle

    Please support us: https://www.patreon.com/capandball For buying our Civil War cartridge boxes: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 This was the first time when I used my 1867 M Werndl rifle for hunting wild boar. The accuracy and power of this old iron always fascinates me. ...

  • The 1854/67 Wänzl rifle in caliber 14x33R

    Please support us at https://www.patreon.com/capandball For buying Capandball Civil War cartridge boxes: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 Capandball Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KapszliCapandball The 1854/67 Wänzl rifle family firing a self contained cartridge w...

  • Mannlicher M95 8x50R rifle ballistic gelatine tests

    Please support us: https://www.patreon.com/capandball For buying our Civil War cartridge boxes: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 Firing the Mannlicher M1895 repeating rifle with original 8x50R 1st World War ammo, and field modified bullets to test the terminal ballistics. ...

  • Steyr Hahn Variants

    The Steyr-Hahn is one of the less glamorized pistols used in WWI, despite being made in quite large numbers (250,000-313,000, depending on who you read). The gun is an interesting mix of features, including bits from the Roth-Steyr M1907 and the early Colt/Browning 1900/1902/1903 pistols. The gun...

  • Roth-Theodorovic Prototype Pistol

    Georg Roth's company in Austria presided over a wonderful variety of interesting handgun development, and this is one example of that lineage. Roth's licensed or purchased the patent for this pistol from its inventor, Wasa Theodorovic, and turned it over to his engineer Karel Krnka to develop (I'...

  • Maschinengewehr des Standschützen Hellriegel: A WW1 Phantom

    I have gotten quite a lot of questions about this experimental Austrian 1915 machine gun or submachine gun since it was included in the Battlefield One computer game. Unfortunately, the sum total of information we have on this weapon is three photographs found in an Austrian archive. Extrapolatin...

  • WWI Steyr M95 Sniper Carbine

    During World War One, Austria-Hungary produced about 13,000 sniper rifles and carbines - and while the significant majority of these were full length rifles, the Empire was the only major power to produce a scoped sniper carbine during the war. These continued to be produced until about 1920 or 1...

  • Steyr M95 Straight-Pull Semiauto Conversion

    This rifle is a Steyr M95 straight-pull carbine that has been converted into a semiauto by adding a gas piston under the barrel connected to the bolt carrier, and an extension to the stock and receiver for the bolt to travel in. The pistol grip was added so that the trigger group could remain unc...

  • 1891 Salvator-Dormus: The First Automatic Pistol

    The Salvator-Dormus has the distinction of being the world’s first semiauto pistol, being patented in 1891. It is chambered for the 8mm Dormus cartridge, and holds 5 rounds in a Mannlicher type clip. Only about 50 of these pistol were made, mostly for an Austrian military trial in 1896/7 (this pa...

  • Laumann 1891 and Schonberger-Laumann 1894 Semiauto Pistols

    Josef Laumann was an Austrian designer of early ring-trigger manually repeating pistols, and was one of the first to develop that type of handgun into a semiautomatic. He took an 1891 pattern ring trigger gun and adapted it with an 1892 patent into a simple blowback self-loader - coming very clos...