Trying a run and gun with the full-auto only MP40 (VIDEO)

Alex with TFB TV goes in-depth with the classic open-bolt MP40 submachine gun of World War II fame.

While we generally like to use the term “select-fire” when talking about guns like the German MP40, the fact is that barring excellent trigger control, loading a single 9mm cartridge in the mag, or jams, the old Teutonic SMG only runs wide open.

A classic of it’s day, Alex seems to have figured out the trigger on German’s iconic answer to the Tommy gun.

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