Most folks are not familiar with the variety of Japanese handguns available beyond the basic Type 94 and Type 14 Nambus. James Brown’s guide to these guns is an excellent source of information, covering the […]
Before the Type 14 Nambu pistol was developed to replace the “Papa” Nambu, Kijiro Nambu experimented with a high-capacity design with a 15-round magazine. This pistol was called the Type A Experimental, and was designed […]
The Type 89 grenade discharger, commonly known as the “knee mortar” was a Japanese light infantry weapon introduced in 1929 which blurs the lines between grenade launcher and mortar. Like a mortar, it fires propelled […]
That is a pretty ingenious mock up. You can see that the axle is actually lashed to the tripod. It must have made a racket going down the streets without the rubber tires on the bicycle rims. My question; Once you get there, how do you stabilize the gun to shoot it? Cut the lashings or hold on tight!