Type 97 7.7mm machine gun Model 3a used it in Japan army/navy (date: weight 12kg, could fire 810m/s, fire speed 900,carrying ammunition 500)
TYPE 97 Tank Machine gun adopted by the Imperial Japanese Army for tank usage in 1937 and replacing the T-91 Tank Machine Gun in most armored vehicles. The Navy also used the weapon in their combat vehicles as the Type 92 Armored Car. The barrel jacket protecting the weapon from exterior vehicle exposure has been opened to show disassembly. The cartridge magazine, foreground, is of straight configuration following the Z.B. Brno Light Machine Gun style, rather than typically curved, a feature of later Nambu style light machine guns.
Standard Japanese aircraft machinegun during World War II was installed:
Type 96 Fighter.
Type Zero model 11 to model 52"kou","Kyouhuu".
Type 99 Bomber","Suisei".
Type Zero Recon Seaplane.
2 barrels for 7.7 mm
2 fretted gun jackets barrels for 7.7 mm
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Highs: Fine cut and detailed brass tubing. No seamsLows: There is a need for listing specific applicationsVerdict: Nice details that will become the standard aftermarket applications.
About Stephen T. Lawson (JackFlash) FROM: COLORADO, UNITED STATES
I was building Off topic jet age kits at the age of 7. I remember building my first WWI kit way back in 1964-5 at the age of 8-9. Hundreds of 1/72 scale Revell and Airfix kits later my eyes started to change and I wanted to do more detail. With the advent of DML / Dragon and Eduard I sold off my ...