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  1. French Firearms Board
    Recently bought this interesting little Belgian or French 7mm(?) pin fire revolver. I've done marginal research on it, and it appears these little guys where made in large numbers thought Europe from the 1860s to the 1890s. Other than that don't know much. The markings I can find on this gun...
  2. French Firearms Board
    Need to find this screw for one of my lebels but I can not for the life of me figure out what it's called. Screw is on the left side of the receiver. Example picture below. I'd greatly appreciate any and all help!!
  3. French Firearms Board
    I realise that this is not the "Edged Weapons Forum", but 1886Lebel does not frequent that forum whereas he does frequent this one. Does anyone have the specifications for the elemental composition of the steel used for French bayonet blades-- Berthier; Chassepot; Gras; Lebel? Regards, JMB
  4. French Firearms Board
    Several videos and articles have been published on the Chauchat or CSRG 1915's benefit of its economy. Still, I have not been able to find any specific mentions of cost to the French Army. Unfortunately, I cannot purchase the book Honour Bound at 375$. Does anyone know or have access to the unit...
  5. French Firearms Board
    I recently purchased a MAS-36 at a gunshow for around $575. It was presented to me as a non numbers matching rifle, but all parts dating before 1941, and so far that seems to be the case. Receiver, trigger, bolt, floorplate are all in the H block. The stock is in the 5000 of the J block , but is...
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