Vietnam Era U.S. Firearms

Vietnam Era U.S. Firearms

Exploring and shooting many of the U.S. Firearms used in the Vietnam War: M1 Carbine, M16A1, M14, M60, 1911, etc.
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48 Comments

  1. ken bird on November 13, 2021 at 8:17 pm

    Handles the M60 like a carbine. Knows his weapons, for sure.



  2. R G on November 13, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Anyone know why Shotguns were so popular ?



  3. Axis Of Energy on November 13, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    This is a great post on historically important US firearms. Well done.



  4. Thorn in the side on November 13, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    Belt fed sounds like Stephen Paddock in Vegas.



  5. Gamehermit5050 on November 13, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Great video glad to see a son and father have the same passion and fun



  6. Floxinplayz on November 13, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    The m14 rifle is uncontrollable when full auto



  7. Jordan Samson on November 13, 2021 at 8:27 pm

    Thank you for these videos. I love the history behind them.



  8. Mysterious P on November 13, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    his dad has better accuracy



  9. Robert Petersson on November 13, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    What about the swedish K



  10. Jonny6857 on November 13, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    Every video is the same! Lol



  11. Jacobs_Rifles on November 13, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    Fantastic. I want to be a machine gunner when I grow up. 😀



  12. ลิขิต โพธิอุดม on November 13, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    ขอกระบอก1🇹🇭🇹🇭👍



  13. David B on November 13, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    A couple of the first weapons that I was introduced to when I joined the US Army in 1994… the M16A1 and the M60..

    When I got to my 1st duty station I was assigned a M16A2 w/M203…

    Had a lot of range time with those weapons.

    During a training exercise, I won’t ever forget running through the desert near Ft Bliss and carrying the M60. Fricken sucked..



  14. David Schaadt on November 13, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    Beautiful,I really enjoyed this .



  15. Schizniit on November 13, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Also, definitely should have more videos with John in front of the camera



  16. Andreas Bakkers on November 13, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    You lost the war!!



  17. Thomas Smestead on November 13, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    The A-1 model of the m-16, was vastly improved over the earlier models, and the CAR -15.
    I still posses the 1911 A-1 I carried in Vietnam, ( also a Remington -Rand ) which was manufactured in 1944, and carried before me in Europe during WWII. Currently in retirement. I have fired each one of these guns or variants of them in combat.
    I have owned two Ithica’s as a civilian and they were a popular choice among UDT/SEAL’s.



  18. Chicken Man on November 13, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    Perfection



  19. Петър Донов on November 13, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    1911 is such a beautiful gun. Just as an object it is a delight to look at.



  20. George Hays on November 13, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    A whole lot of talking.



  21. Hal Verde on November 13, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    I"ve used only Federal ammo since forever.
    Never once had a dud. Never once had a stove-pipe in my 1911 .45
    Remington and Hornaday were the only ones that failed me.



  22. Brandon on November 13, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    Didn’t recognize you at first with the fresh buzz haha, great video!



  23. Michael Marks on November 13, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    When roaming perimeter we carried the M14 but when assigned to the tower we had the M60 and M16. Thanks to the Army guys who was supporting us never had to use mine.



  24. Carl Raetzsch on November 13, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Too cool for school 👍



  25. Lynn Little on November 13, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    I don’t have a bucket list, but if I did, shooting a M60 would be on it…



  26. Pale Amigo on November 13, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    That M60 is beautiful!😁👍
    Great video!



  27. Catfishman 1 on November 13, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    Johns best video. The camerawork needs a little improvement though.



  28. davidca96 on November 13, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    I love every single firearm shown in this video and own some but not all.



  29. J. Sarnak on November 13, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    NICE !! M-60 really ends the show.



  30. Simone S. on November 13, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    FULL METAL JACKET



  31. Johnny Kramer on November 13, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    I clicked so fast



  32. Beach 7.62 on November 13, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Small Arms Solutions has a great video about why the M16 had problems early in Vietnam. The videos called why I despise the M14 absolutely awesome video



  33. Kurfuerst on November 13, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Awesome!! How many firearms do you own in total, Sir?



  34. Thomas on November 13, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    I gotta get me one of them m60’s to mount on top of my Prius.



  35. pylesl71631 on November 13, 2021 at 9:04 pm

    He can’t even hit a pot at what, 10ft?



  36. Rueben Mikoch on November 13, 2021 at 9:04 pm

    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. The legacy continues on. Thank you.



  37. pobreng bisaya official tv on November 13, 2021 at 9:04 pm

    I like M410



  38. Thomas Sicard on November 13, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    Happy birthday Marine Corps, I like the idea of having the Model 37, the buckshot must of been effective, Thank You



  39. Harrison The Car Guy on November 13, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    him with a shotgun reminds me of me, clueless



  40. Tony Evo on November 13, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    Absolutely fantastic video, I do like the M14 just wish I could have one in the uk.



  41. Schizniit on November 13, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    I can’t imagine having to fight in Vietnam. Traps everywhere, NVA disguised as citizens ready to ambush you and kill all your friends, deep tunnel systems that had to be cleared out personally by tunnel rats, those guys went thru hell and came back to get treated like garbage for it. They deserve so much more respect



  42. Sebastian Martelli Sr. on November 13, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    Did he just 1-Handed the M60 while holding the Belt-Feed with the other hand while disintegrating those Soda Bottles? Yes he Fcking did and has just achieved Badass Mode!!! 🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲



  43. Floxinplayz on November 13, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    They made a new one but full auto



  44. cuevman on November 13, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    The M60 is the new Sig 365 after Ckyleritt



  45. Daniel Smith on November 13, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    He didn’t shoot the Dong 😭



  46. Outdoor videos With Brad on November 13, 2021 at 9:14 pm

    I got Vietnam videos of US, Vietcong, NVA, my US stuff is legit but my Vietcong loadouts are better, I’m the bad guy



  47. Bruce Baker on November 13, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    When I was in Vietnam in 1967 & 68 I qualified with the M-16, carried the M-14, the M-60 and one you did not have there ,the M-79 grenade launcher. I never cared for full auto, because once you burn up all the ammo, all you have is a club. LOL you have to carry all that ammo with you, at least with the M-60 you usually had a crew to carry your ammo. Funny , way back then I could disassemble them and put them back together, blindfolded. Now I don’t know, it has been a long time.



  48. Earle Preston on November 13, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    Wow…….this brought back some memories.