Flashback: Gunmaking at Remington Arms in 1969

This film shows how some of oldest gun makers in world make guns. Shown are steps from selecting wood to inspecting and testing finished product. Most guns and rifles are precision made using computers for accuracy, chamber pressure, and velocity. Experienced craftsmen have keen eyes and patience in making even personalized, hand engraved, individually designed guns. Some types of guns made are pump guns, automatic guns, bolt action guns, and rifles. High speed photography makes it possible to see how good gun works during inspection.

This film came from the National Archives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and takes us to a little time travel of 50 years. It’s great to see how the industry changed during that period of time.