Tag: AG42

AG42b Ljungman Run and Gun


The Swedish AG42b self loading rifles are simple, robust, and damn fun to shoot. These tilt-locking, direct impingement long guns served the Swedes from the early 40s until the 1960s when they were ditched in favor of the AK4 rifle (a G3 clone). So how will it fare on the run and gun course? AG42 [Read More…]

Swedish AG42b Field Strip #ThumbCrusher


The Swedish AG42 rifles are direct impingement, 6.5×55 caliber rifles that are quite unique relative to the popular rifles of today. From the way the safety operates to the unique method of charging one, the manual of arms can be hard to learn for modern shooters. Still, the old thumb crusher [Read More…]

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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 1 of 3)

In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine guns, and numerous magazines, bolts, bolt carriers, and other miscellaneous [Read More…]