Honestly no clue how to price this. However, the only screw I can find is in the rear of the sliding part of the toggle mechanism. Luftwaffe Unteroffizier sergeant training with a Luger during World War Two. Producing the individual parts of a Luger relied on the eyesight and attention span of Claus von Steadyhand and his colleagues as they used manually controlled machine tools. In my opinion, and thats all it is, these guns are not worth the risk. A spring then forces the toggle closed, pushing the next round into place. So, individual parts could and did vary fractionally in size and finish.
The tanaka bbs that came with work great but my extreme 0. I sough of fu-bared to of my mags. And I have to say that mine shoots very well indeed. Interestingly the end of the barrel is threaded , I cant imagine why anyone would want to fit a silencer or any other item on the end of the barrel, not appropriate! The mechanical finish of the components is very nice, no seam lines, no mold line, no flashings or obviousing machine marks that I can spot on external, visible faces, which is really good, its a proffessional job almost. Most later designs used some form of moving slide to extract the spent shell casing and load a new cartridge, but the Luger employed a unique toggle mechanism. The finish is applied well, no runs, smudges or blemishes, perhaps the spray is a little lighter under ledges and in grooves etc, but thats nothing important. Fired about ten mags no problems.
And how it felt heavy and well made and substantial and rather like a cartridge firing pistol. It worked fine until I put it in storage for a year, now it leaks air, characteristic of a bad O-ring. PayPal: , - Alt of above. Black grips look wrong too though some Lugers did come with black bakelite grips , and brown, wood-effect grips would have been much more appropriate. It may be worth it to buy a tanaka hammer and sear, if these parts are available, as this wei tech metal seems far too soft for the purpose.
The toggle operates to very tight tolerances which made manufacturing costly and expensive and the mechanism is also prone to jamming if dirt, dust or debris are present. The trigger action is almost identical to the real steel, again, another really nice feature, pressing the trigger you can see the trigger bar on the side of the gun being moved. But then I cant imagine long range accuracy is all that important, its a point and shoot, close range piece, so a lot of time you arent going to be lining up sights. Sadly, the American Luger was just as fragile as the Schimel, and sales were never particularly strong. The angle of the grip looks odd, and is different to most other semi-auto pistols, but the Luger feels natural in the hand and points well. Police department tried unsuccessfully to have the Schimel banned, claiming it looked too much like the real firearm. American Luger The manufacturing plant from the bankrupt Schimel company was bought up by Californian engineering works A.
Schimels regularly turn up on gun auction sites, though they tend to be rather expensive and are now even more fragile than they were sixty years ago. When you do pull the trigger, the first surprise is that the toggle flips up and down, briefly obscuring your view of the target. When you pick it up it has good heft and when you rack the toggle it moves precisely and cleanly. As we mentioned on , we've got a dark version of the new look for the site which we're rolling to Mods to make sure that we've turned the white bits dark. Get out there and share your passion with others! And how it felt heavy and well made and substantial and rather like a cartridge firing pistol. The toggle mechanism, manual safety, magazine and release and the takedown procedure from the original are all faithfully replicated.
Take off top assembly, take off grips. No, Paul at Cobra Airsoft had turned the box inside out so as to avoid any unwelcome attention should it be stopped. The drop down menu at the top will help you find a topic of interest or you can If you have any questions about the site, head over to the. A nice looking, well made, low cost metal replica with good weight and a fair shooter, but without the toggle mechanism that is the defining characteristic of the Luger. There is a little rattle inside the gun, which is more apparent once the gun is cocked, theres a little arms that has a lot of play in it, so thats a bit annoying. The manual safety can only be engaged when the pistol is cocked there is no cocking indicator on the Luger and there is no decocker. You're not the high Bidder until you've been notified by email that you are.
The controls are familiar enough if you're right handed : the safety is above your right thumb, magazine release underneath your right thumb where the trigger guard meets the frame. Put a slight inward angle on this part, to grab the hammer better, and some length wise gouges, to add friction if needs be. But, tanaka are a japanese company, ie, good engineering. I'm not fond of this finish though, as nice as it is, Lugers werent painted or sprayed, like most guns they were either 'blued' or 'oil blackened', a chemical process whereby the metal takes on a tone, rather than a color being applied over the metal. Has anyone else noticed certain bbs just wont fit in the mags?? I suspect that part of the reason for this accuracy and consistency is due to the inner barrel not moving during firing, unlike most blowback replicas which have floating barrels. The field strip lever is non-functional and just moulded into the frame. The toggle must be racked to cock the pistol for the first shot and the manual safety can only be engaged when the pistol is cocked.
It seems to be an unhappy medium between being usable, or uncontrollable. See for information on flair. The Luger was famous for having a lousy sight picture and this replica is no different. Venting gases cause the barrel and toggle to move backward until hitting a cam, which hinges the toggle knee-joint, unlocking the breech and extracting the spent cartridge. The most noteworthy would be the produced between 1949 and 1954 and the produced between 1956 and 1958. These are an important link to how this pistol was manufactured.
The pistol sits comfortably in the hand and the 55-degree grip angle gives it a unique feel and superb pointability. The base of the magazine on most early Lugers is made of wood, something no replica has yet attempted to recreate. Nowhere else can you find a complete rig and at this price! You can also Private Message one of our Community Managers. There are no additional accessories. The toggle must be racked to cock the pistol for the first shot and the manual safety can only be engaged when the pistol is cocked. Basically those parts solved the issue, so theres the answer.
So, a fair attempt at a visual replica of a Luger, but not perfect. I know what ye mean - I despise the shaggin things. Each part of a particular pistol was then stamped with various marks, disassembled and sent for heat treatment. Use that as leverage against me Hello, all prices are negotiable. Nowhere else can you find a complete rig and at th.