Asked in Firearms, Inventions
Whatwhen was the first rifle round to exceed 1116.5 feet per second in velocity?
Rifles that can fire a bullet faster than the speed of sound predate cartridge arms. Muzzleloading rifles can reach well over the speed listed. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Can a convicted felon visit a home where there are firearms?
I do not see where that would be a problem. Most laws state that convicted felons can not be in possession of a fire arm. Which means they can not carry handle or own a fire arm. Not that they can not be in an area where there are fire arms. After all some retail stores sell rifles and even hand guns. This would prevent felons from entering some stores and I have never heard of this. ...
Where can you find information on an Essex 12 gauge shotgun?
ESSEX Tradename used by Belknap Hardware Company of Louisville, Kentucky on shotguns made by Crescent Fire Arms Company. ESSEX Tradename used by J. Stevens Arms Company on rifles and shotguns. ...
Asked in Iver Johnson Firearms
When did Iver Johnson buy Empire State Arms Company?
They didn't. Empire Arms Company was a trade name used on revolvers sold by Sears Roebuck. They were manufactured by Fyrberg Arms, Meriden Arms, and Crescent Fire Arms, and possibly other companies, perhaps including Iver Johnson. ...
Asked in Marlin Firearms
Did marlin make the national fire arms pump shotguns?
I am not sure, but most of what I have read on the net leads me to believe that Marlin made National fire arms designs after National fire arms closed down. I have a National Fire arms 12 ga. pump, and it has absolutely no markings that indicate marlin had anything to do with it. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
WHy did National Guardsmen fire on students protesters at Kent State University?
Their rifles were supposed to be blank ammunition to intimidate protesters, but some accidentally carried live ammunition. ...
Asked in English Language, Word and Phrase Origins
Where did the phrase your one in a million come from?
The Winchester Fire Arms Company coined the phrase that one in every million of their lever action rifles were perfect and were often given to great shots during shooting competitions in the 1800's ...
Does a legal resident alien have the right to purchase fire arms in the US?
This depends upon the State. Most states will say no to aliens seeking firearms. The State of VA allows such purchases. ...