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Some WW2 Japanese Pistols

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by fingolfen, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. fingolfen

    fingolfen Oregon Member

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    Type 26 Revolver:

    Type26.jpg


    Pair of Type 94 Pistols:

    Type94s.jpg


    Pair of Type 14 Pistols:

    Type14s.jpg
     
  2. Natty Bumpo

    Natty Bumpo Clackamas County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Man, those are really cool. Thanks for posting them.
     
  3. Wierzbowski

    Wierzbowski Sherwood Member

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    Those are beauties! Do you shoot them much? Ammo is pretty spendy, as I recall.
     
  4. fingolfen

    fingolfen Oregon Member

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    Unfortunately no... I have a grand total of about 10 rounds of 8mm Nambu (for the Type 14 and the Type 94), but none of the 9mm Japanese for the Type 26.

    One of these years I may get dies for them...
     
  5. RickB

    RickB Greater Seattle area Member

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    I've put a few rounds through my Type 26, loading .357" bullets in .38 Super cases trimmed to 22mm length and inside-reamed. I think I used .38 Special dies; I'll have to check my notes. It was sort of a hassle, but I didn't feel like paying $1 per round for factory ammo.
     
  6. actionflies

    actionflies Beaverton, Oregon Member

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    The type 14 is how Bill Ruger came up with the Mark I design.