Originally Posted by RJay
Learn something new every day, I wasn't aware that there were any Basque gun makers in the Eibar region. I know they are very effective at making bombs, but unaware of any Eibar connection.
the book spanish firearms and their history states up to 80% of all firearm manufacturers are in the Eibar reigion
from another source
Eibar is a city and municipality within the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country of Spain. The city was chartered by Alfonso XI of Castile in 1346. Its chief industry since the 16th century has been the manufacture of armaments, particularly finely engraved small arms.
The city is home to the SD Eibar football team who (as of 2009/10) play in the Segunda División B.
Eibar is one of the major industrial cities in the Basque country, known for its weapons and its metal mills (specifically steel and iron). Eibar is also known to scooter enthusiasts as the home of Serveta scooters.