|Rifle||Charlton Automatic Rifle||Manufacturer||Charlton’s Motor Workshop|
|Cartridge||.303 British||Overall Length||45.5″|
|Action||Long Stroke Gas Piston||Barrel Length||26″|
|Magazine||10 or 30 detachable box||Weight||16lbs|
Necessity is the mother of invention and New Zealand, far removed from the U.S. and British equipment sailing for Europe, had to get creative. Lacking BREN or even Lewis guns for home defense, they turned on their bolt actions to create one of the strangest LMGs we’ve seen.