Revolver Webley .22 Mk VI

    revolver webley .22 mk vi

    Webley Mk VI.22 Training Revolver
    With drum step form

    For many years, the late XIX - early XX centuries. known British company «Webley & Scott» (until 1897 - «Webley & Son») from Birmingham had a monopoly on the supply of arms to the British government, developing and releasing a series of revolvers Webley «Mark». The last and most famous was the army revolver revolver Webley Mk VI (Mark VI) kalibra.455, put into service in the UK in 1915.

    Especially for training and target shooting were created several modifications of these weapons under patrony.22 LR.

    In 1918, for the initial individual training was released and approved a small-caliber revolver chambered version rimfire kalibra.22 - Webley Mk VI.22 Training Revolver. It was intended for shooting training and use in enclosed shooting galleries.

    main differences between "training" versions of the Battle Mark VI revolver barrel and drum were, but the rest of the mechanism is almost exactly repeated combat army model, allowing the student to get used to this weapon. Trunk cross-sectional round and became much smaller. Because of the thin trunk fly dropped too low and had to build up to it was in line with the slot sight. Drum used stepped shape or truncated (in this embodiment, the barrel, respectively, has been extended to rear and front of the drum substantial gap, overlap extension stump the barrel reaches the mouth of the cartridge directly to the bolt).

    revolver webley .22 mk vi

    Webley Mk VI.22 Training Revolver
    With shortened drum

    Webley Mk VI.22 Training Revolver is a revolver with a break in two to recharge frame and simultaneous extraction of all sleeves.

    Caliber, mm 5.6
    Length mm 285
    Barrel, mm
    Weight without
    Unloaded, kg
    Count. cartridges
    Velocity, m / s

    Barrel length 152 mm (or 178 mm) circular cross section and 7 right-handed rifling tide has at the muzzle for a removable front sight.

    Locking frame lock system provided Green having the form U-shaped bracket, the top crossbar exciting shank upper half of the frame. Lock operated by a lever on the left side of the box, when you click on the crossbar that moves back and frees the upper part of the frame. On the right side of the frame is open V-shaped flat spring lock.

    hammer-type firing mechanism with open hammer.

    Food arms ammunition is carried out of the drum capacity of six rounds. Extraction of spent cartridges automatically - when you press the lock lever locking frame revolver break in two, the drum is opened, spring star ejects spent cartridges. In "Shattered" position produced and loading arms.

    Sights open. Fly rectangular pin fastened at high tide at the muzzle of the barrel, and the rear sight is a notch in the top of the frame lock lever.

    handle has a trapezoidal shape and the ring for the safety strap. Cheeks handles with shallow notch made of hard rubber.

    revolver webley .22 mk vi

    Webley Mk VI.22 Target Revolver
    With a six-drum
    revolver webley .22 mk vi
    Conversion kit «Conversion Kit.22 Cal»
    With a six-drum (top)
    And-charge adapter (bottom)

    Webley Mk VI.22 Training Revolver was a fairly accurate and well-balanced weapon that is suitable for novice shooters, but worth it as the school was small, since it was missing the return spring.


    training revolvers by «Webley & Scott» also produced target model kalibra.22 - Webley Mk VI.22 Target Revolver, which represented a combat models equipped with a conversion kit.

    Conversion kit «Conversion Kit.22 Cal» consisted of barrel bushings installed in the trunk of military weapons, as well as shortened drum with six chamber singly or adapter. At the same time the gun was equipped with adjustable whole fastened to the barrel-sleeve or adapter.

    revolver webley .22 mk vi

    Webley Mk VI Target.22 Single Shot Pistol
    C-charge adapter (bottom)
    Compared with the combat revolver Webley Mk VI (top)


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