Revolver Webley «WG» Target Model

    revolver webley « wg & # 187 ; target model

    Webley «WG» Target Model 1893 sample

    In 1893 the company «Webley & Son» especially for target shooting revolver was created, designated Webley «WG» Target Model.

    This revolver, continued the development of a well-known series «WG», was a modification of the model Webley «WG» M in 1892. The main changes were new sights, increased to 7.5 inches (191 mm) barrel length and grip flared shape. In addition, compared with the design of a revolver sample 1892 was another change - used to trigger a smooth surface and a retractable battle hammer mounted in a vertical rack frame - the reasons that forced the company to take this step is not clear, moreover, it was soon abandoned from innovation.


    Webley «WG» Target Model 1893 sample was a revolver with a break in two to recharge frame and simultaneous extraction of all sleeves.

    Octagonal barrel was the upper limit of the tide and at the muzzle for attaching flies.

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

    Caliber, mm 11.4 (. 450/455)
    Length mm 337
    Barrel length, mm 191
    Weight empty, kg 1.2
    drum count. cartridges 6

    hammer-type firing mechanism with open trigger, double action.

    Food arms ammunition was carried out of the drum capacity of six rounds. Grooves on the surface of the drum had a pointed end.

    extraction of spent cartridges carried out automatically - when you press the lock lever locking frame revolver breaks the drum opened, spring star pushed out spent cartridges. In "Shattered" position produced and loading arms.

    switch fixing drum released him in the trunk and lowered automatically locked in the firing position. Copy and lever manage the system, attached with screws on the left side to tide barrel.

    Adjustable sights open. Replacement fly installed in a rush at the muzzle, screwed. Entirely in a slot on a bracket fastened to a movable upper frame part of the lever lock with a U-shaped slit.

    handle had flared shape and ring for a safety strap. Cheeks handles with shallow incision had wood or of material resembling hard rubber.

    revolver webley « wg & # 187; target model

    Webley «WG» Target Model 1896 sample

    In 1896, the company «Webley & Son» upgraded revolver «WG» Target Model. The design of the revolver model almost exactly repeated sample in 1893, differing from it very slightly. The only eye-catching features are semicircular recesses drum closure and the use of conventional hammer formed on a striker.

    revolver webley « wg » target model
    Webley «WG» Target Model 1896 sample
    (Top view of the rear sight)

    revolver for target shooting sample was produced in 1896 with a barrel length of 7.5 inches (191 mm), but the order, is quite rare, and was made with a length of 6 inches (152 mm).

    left side frame revolvers «WG» Target Model was applied under the drum inscription «WEBLEY PATENT» and firm emblem «W & S» in the form of a flying bullet with wings, and over the drum, as a rule - «" WG "TARGET MODEL ».

    Model WG sample 1896 is the latest modification of the line WG, and the production of revolvers in this series was discontinued before the First World War.

    Many experts believe that WG consisted of some of the best revolvers firm Webley. It is recognized that they trigger are of high quality. The target model for several years dominated the competition, but after World War I came to replace WG revolver Webley, model WS, which were used frame and mechanism army revolver Mk VI.

    revolver webley « wg & # 187; target model

    Webley «WG» Target Model 1896 sample
    With a barrel length of 6 inches (152 mm)


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