Greener’s Light Harpoon Gun

by
posted on July 5, 2016
jaws-main-image-rv1.jpg
Michael Ives

One hundred years after the attacks that inspired this summer blockbuster, it became the highest-grossing film of its day.

The movie was based off a best-selling novel that at one point was titled “Leviathan Rising.” Charlton Heston was considered for the role in the movie, but it went to a different actor.

First featured in the September 2002 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom magazine, this Greener’s Light Harpoon Gun saved the day—and the summer.

Do you know what venerable rifle this harpoon gun was based upon? What cartridge was used to fire it? Can you name the movie classic and the one that surpassed it in sales? Click here to get the answers, and to get a downloadable high-resolution pdf of this famous, but doomed, firearm from the annals of the NRA National Firearms Museum.

Latest

Frank Miniter
Frank Miniter

From The Editor: Will More Europeans Go Pro-Gun Rights?

It is an open question whether, as everyone sees Ukrainian citizens picking up rifles to defend their lives and liberty from Russian troops, more Europeans will come to the conclusion that this is a right every law-abiding person needs.

President’s Column | Ukraine’s Example

For anyone who ever needed proof of how crucial gun rights are to our survival and our safety, I have just two words of advice: Remember Ukraine!

Freedom’s Biggest Movement: Constitutional Carry

I am immensely proud to join with Second Amendment supporters across America in celebrating a major milestone reached in April, when Georgia became the 25th constitutional-carry state.

Standing Guard | 151 Years Strong!

With the NRA now over 150 years old, it's no overstatement to say that the vision, initiative and determination shared by you, me and millions of our fellow members have fueled the greatest restoration of freedom this nation has ever seen.

President Donald J. Trump to Address NRA Members at the 2022 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits

The former president will headline a star-studded cast of political heavyweights at the NRA Annual Meetings in Houston, Texas.

Court Rules That 18-21 Year Olds Also Have Constitutional Rights

Here's what a recent ruling from the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means for 18-21-year-olds' constitutional rights.



Get the best of America's 1st Freedom delivered to your inbox.