You might be wondering, how has Ian from Forgotten Weapons saved historical weapons?
That would be through education with his thorough YouTube firearm videos that feature the obscure, the random, and the little-known.
Ian from Forgotten Weapons to many of our readers is a familiar friend. His incredibly educational videos of historical weapons brings them to life. We are taught how they function and what the history of that firearm model is.
Ian has quite a collection to choose from since many famous auction houses allow him to take a look at the rare historical firearms up for auction. These weapons are from all over the world. Some are familiar an others are not. The mechanics and history of each weapon is nothing short of amazing.
How is Forgotten Weapons saving historical firearms? This is by education and showing the public what weapons are up for auction. Each video viewer usually has a chance to make a bid on a rare and historical weapon from another time. That is a piece of history a collector can actually purchase following all state, local and federal laws.
To put it bluntly, he's helping us not forget where we've come from in the firearm industry. Ian consistently connects threads of a design in a video review to a weapon that is similar today. His educational videos are more than just a video - they're a walk down memory lane in the history of firearms in this country. In fact, Ian's role is probably most useful when it comes to the debate over the Second Amendment today. By showcasing these firearms, he's showing viewers and readers that guns were and are a fact of life in the world, and features them for what they are: incredible pieces of machinery created by human ingenuity.
We salute Ian from Forgotten Weapons for his dedication to the preservation and enjoyment of historical firearms. Keep up the great work Ian.