Firearms Expert Reacts To PUBG: Battlegrounds’ Guns

Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down the weaponry of PUBG: Battlegrounds, including the Degtyaryov machine gun, a suppressed Thompson submachine gun, and the South Korean…

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  1. Now here we have Jonathan Ferguson, vanilla weapon purist and MP5 connoisseur, of all people … flashing a gold plated MP5K.
    You should have seen the smirk on my face, Mr. Ferguson.
    Btw, as a conservator/restorer and video game enthusiast I am very fond of your work here.

  2. I'd like to see him do DayZ as a lot of those seem really realistic in appearance and function apart from at times using identical ammo across several guns that I think wouldn't normally share the exact same type of ammo.

  3. The Degtyaryov machine guns were captured by the Finns from the Soviets in WWII. It was later replaced by Lahti-Saloranta M/26. Legend tells that a Finnish gunner once shouted that "Record is spinning, sing along!" when firing off against a Soviet charge.

  4. Some dudes on YouTube have checked frying pans for bulletproofedness. The pans checked weren't bulletproof and could only resist .22lr.

  5. S1897 – shotgun 1897 (real version is m1987)
    P92 – pistol 92 (real version beretta 92 or b92)
    P18c – pistol 18c (real version glock 18c or g18c)
    Theyre just not using the designation and instead substitue with what type of firearm it is

  6. 11:50 I don't know why he calls out the marking on the 1897 for being on the slide bar; that's where they're marked in real life. But the marking itself is different, they usually read "Winchester Model 1897" on two lines, in all capitals.

  7. I love how he said milieu it sounded very flemish, but we do speak dutch and french so I guess that's probably where the word came from.

  8. The Beryl in the game is the Nigerian export version in 7.62×39 so the steel AK mag is appropriate. The translucent mag is issued with the Polish military 5.56 Beryl.

  9. This “Expert” is quite ignorant and I can guarantee this dude doesn’t shoot regularly or even at all…he just had read one too many books on firearms.

  10. I have to disagree with his magazine assessment. Granted he's right about extended base plates but you have huge huge varieties of mags. There's 10, 20, 30, 40, 60, 100 round mags for a wide variety of firearms especially the most popular, that are easily obtained in reality.

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