Tag: Slow Motion

[SHOT 2019] New Products of Strike Industries (1) A musket ball striking a breast plate Slow Motion Bullet Race by The Slow Mo Guys (2)

The Vaunted PKM Machine Gun – A Closer Look, from Forgotten Weapons

The Russian PKM: Arguably the best general purpose machine gun in the world, it combines a robust reliability with best-in-class light weight. Ian McCollum of Forgotten Weapons recently released two video overviews of the weapon, giving us a good enough excuse as any to [Read More…]

Bullets Versus Propellers, or Why Synchronizer Gears Were So Important in World War I – The SlowMo Guys

In World War I, the Germans developed a secret technology that helped them dominate the skies during 1915 and early 1916. The tech? A device that synchronized the firing of a machine gun with the rotation of an aircraft’s propeller, allowing accurate low-mounted [Read More…]

Blow Forward Action Schwarzlose 1908

Ian McCollum (Forgotten Weapons) acquired an Edgertronic camera to capture the fast action of his Schwawrzlose 1908 pistol. He never understood how it functions until now. Slowed down enough he could see how the action works. It is pretty interesting how it picks up the [Read More…]