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Walther P 38 9mm

Discussion in 'German Light Weapons' started by Jim, Sep 15, 2006.

  1. Jim

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    The P 38 which replaced the P 08 has some unusual design features.
    Unlike the normal "automatic" the hammer of the P 38's double action need not be kept fully cocked ready for action and it can he safely carried in a loaded condition with the hammer lowered.

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    Basic Data

    Calibre: 9mm
    Feed: Magazine
    Capacity: 8 rounds
    M.V.: 1,040-1,500 f/s
    Length overall: 8 1/2"
    Length barrel: 4 1/2"
    Weight: 34oz
    Sights: Fixed, Barleycorn foresight V notch back
    Range: Accurate to 75 yards
    Method of operation: Recoil
    Type of fire: Single shot (double action)
     

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