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  2. Saturday night special - Wikipedia

    Saturday night special is a colloquial term in the United States and Canada for inexpensive, compact, small-caliber handguns [1] made of poor quality metal. [2] Sometimes known as junk guns, some states define these guns by means of composition or material strength. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, they were commonly referred to ...

  3. Raven Arms - Wikipedia

    Raven Arms was a firearms manufacturer established in 1970 by firearms designer George Jennings. The Gun Control Act of 1968 prohibiting the importation of inexpensive handguns prompted Jennings to design the MP-25, a .25-caliber semi-automatic pistol, and enter the firearms business. Raven has been referred to as the original "Ring of Fire ...

  4. FP-45 Liberator - Wikipedia

    The FP-45 was a crude, single-shot pistol designed to be cheaply and quickly mass-produced. It had just 23 largely stamped and turned steel parts that were cheap and easy to manufacture. It fired the .45 ACP pistol cartridge from an unrifled barrel. Due to this limitation, it was intended for short-range use, 1–4 yards (1–4 m).

  5. List of firearm brands - Wikipedia

    McWhorter Rifles McWhorter Custom Rifles, Inc United States Civilian Mossberg O.F. Mossberg & Sons: United States MP Mechanical Plant Izhmekh: Russia Civilian, combat Air guns, less-lethal weapons MTs Model' TsKIBa TsKIB's Model TsKIB SOO, Tula Arms Plant: Russia / USSR Civilian : OTs Obrazets TsKIBa TsKIB's Specimen TsKIB SOO / KBP: Russia / USSR

  6. List of most-produced firearms - Wikipedia

    This amounts to "120.5 firearms for every 100 residents." [3] The world's armed forces control about 133 million (about 13 percent) of the global total of small arms, of which over 43 percent belong to two countries, the Russian Federation (30.3 million) and the People's Republic of China (27.5 million). [2]

  7. Hi-Point C-9 - Wikipedia

    8-, 10-, or 15-round detachable box magazine. Sights. blade front, notch rear (adjustable) The Hi-Point Model C-9 is a polymer-framed, semi-automatic, blowback-operated pistol manufactured by Hi-Point Firearms . It is chambered in 9×19mm Parabellum and is rated to accept +P ammunition. It became well known for its low retail price of under $200.