What makes one firearm design more successful than another? Probably not what you think.
Ian McCollum at Forgotten Weapons posted an interesting video recently about a prototype BSA (Birmingham Small Arms) pistol that was produced circa 1920. The pistol, in .45ACP, was intended to garner a military contract which never materialized.
What I found most intriguing was the combination of design features it incorporated: the trigger mechanism reminiscent of an FN 1910, and a ...Continue Reading →