"Ring of Fire" Pistols: Family Tree
Excerpt from "Ring of Fire" Pistols (longer video from our research)
This time we look at the family tree, and how the various "Ring of Fire" Pistol Manufacturers are related and connected.
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"Ring of Fire" Pistols
We did some research on a fascinating part of U.S. firearms history, the small, low caliber, inexpensive pistols made by manufacturers in the Los Angeles area who were given the nickname, the "Ring of Fire" companies.
Raven, Jennings, Davis, AMT, Bryco, Lorcin, Phoenix, Cobra and Jimenez are linked in various complex ways to each other through family, business practice or firearm design.
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We share our research on this fascinating and often overlooked aspect of firearms.
No matter how you feel about the guns, the people and companies who built them, the lawsuits and regulation that shaped the industry, the people who bought and use these low end guns, or any other facet of this story.. you'll find new ways to look at these cheap little guns
Explore the history of circumstances that created the market demand for these Saturday Night Specials (made in the US)
Table of Contents:
0:28 "Saturday Night Specials"
1:00 "Ring of Fire"
1:21 "Ring of Fire" Map
1:47 "Ring of Fire" chart
Points to remember:
Who Decides what has a "Sporting Use"?
Defending the "Saturday Night Special" is Defending the right to own a "non-sporting" firearm
"Ring of Fire" Saturday Night Specials
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great job. i know will send people this video when it comes up.
Your graphics are stretched out horizontally: your pic of the .25acp looks like an illustration of the .30 M1 Carbine cartridge! The vest pocket pistols don't look anything like IRL too. Is there any way to turn off the "fit to HD TV 16:9 aspect ratio"?