John Moses Browning


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Noun1.John Moses Browning - United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
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Much as he later designed the .45 ACP cartridge for his Model 1911 pistol, John Moses Browning designed the .25 ACP cartridge for his new FN M1905 pistol, which was the inspiration for the later (and more well-known) Baby Browning.
Some point out that John Moses Browning did not originally incorporate a grip safety into his design.
I bet you do know who John Moses Browning is, and he's all that really matters in our world, right?
Inimitable firearms luminary John Moses Browning originally created the .50 BMG (Browning machine gun) round to counter the barrage of balloons, aircraft and primitive armored vehicles on the battlefields of World War I.
The Model 97 was an exposed-hammer gun of John Moses Browning's design, but the Model 12 was the brainchild of Winchester's chief gun designer Thomas C.
In 1866 he founded Winchester Repeating Arms and along with gunsmith John Moses Browning, invented the Winchester .30-.
THOUGH HE WAS LONG GONE by the time his namesake company released its first modern slide-action shotgun, John Moses Browning had a hand in the development of the modern Browning BPS.
Ross, however, lacked the practical experience and single-mindedness of a John Moses Browning.
At first glance it might seem Greg and his team had borrowed the design of John Moses Browning's Winchester Model 1886 lever action or perhaps the Winchester 1892, another of Browning's creations.
Semi-auto shotguns began with the genius of John Moses Browning, who introduced his long-recoil-operated Automatic-5 to the sportsmen of the world in 1903.
It screams John Moses Browning. I have one made in 1954--the same vintage as me--and it is such a joy to shoot.