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Maschinenkarabiner 42(H) (MKb42 (H)) [Replica model gun]

Made in Japan
Operating principle: Model gun, real size cartridges & realistic functions of real gun (field takedown, cocking, etc.) Cannot be fired.
Availability: New production was completed in November 2012. Now shipping.

Stemming from German experiences in World War I development of new ammunition was commenced. It was not until 1941 when an intermediate 7.92 Infantrie Kurzpatrone rifle ammunition was finally accepted for service. At the same time order for weapon using the same cartridge was placed.

By 1942 troop trials were held with 7.92mm Maschinenkarbiner 42(H). The weapon receiver was shaped from single heavy-gauge steel stamping. The hand guard and magazine was machined the same way. Overall weight was considerable at 5kgs, but this helped to suppress the weapons recoil. The MKb 42(H) proved to work well in tough conditions and gained over many fans from ranks of infantry officers. MKb 42(H) was given it's combat debut in Eastern Front and would be soon thrown into full production altought too late to stem the tidal wave of Red Army.

FEATURES

* Full metal and wood construction to level of detail that defies belief. Displayed in highly respected military museums and used for movie productions and reenactment.
*Field strips and functions almost exactly like the real one.
* Does not fire any projectiles or caps, but cycles dummy cartridges like real when manually operated.
* Unique serial numbering. Each model has its own serial number.
* Comes with ten realistic replica cartridges packed in replica 1945 ammunition box. Stripper clip is included (2012 version only).

Technical specifications:
Lenght: 935mm
Weight: 4,000g
Ammunition capacity: 30

MKB42 (H) IMAGE GALLERY

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 Maschinenkarabiner 42(H) (MKb42 (H)) [Replica model gun]

Price: $1898.00
Product code: 100191



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