Arisaka Type 38 Rate Of Twist

I ype: Jacketed, Flat Nose Diameter: .315" Weight: 238 grs. Length: 1.18"

CARTRIDGE CASE Diameter at Base: -192"

ft A I."LI ST ICS (approximate) Muzzle Velocity: 1850 f.s. Collector's item only.

Type 20 (1887) Rifle

Type of magazine: Tubular; Capacity K

Barrel length: 29.5"

Type of bolt: 2 piece, rotating head

Japanese 8mm Type 20 Rifle. This wa.s the first Japanese small-boie magazine iifl<

Japanese 8mm Type 27 Carbine.

Japanese Type 30 (1897) Arisaka

Caliber: 6.5mm

Overall length, rifle without bayonet: 50.2" Overall weight, rifle -without bayonet: 8.5 lbs Type of action: Turnbolt Type of Magazine: Box—Staggered column Barrel Length: 31.25" No. Grooves: fi

Bore Diameter: .256" Groove Dia.: .269" Type of bolt: 1 piece—Rotating head Capacity: r,

Direction of Twist.: Right Rate of Twist: 7.88"

Modern Rifles

Japanese 6.5mm Type 30 Carbine

Japanese Type 38 (1905) Arisaka

Caliber: 6.5mm

Overall length, rifle without bayonet: 50.2" Overall weight, rifle without bayonet: 9.25 lbs. Type of action: Turnbolt Type of magazine: Box—Staggered column Barrel length: 31.4" No. Grooves: 4 or 6

Bore diameter: .256" Groove dia.: .262"

With bayonet attached: 65" With bayonet attached: 10.4 lbs. Type of bolt: 1 piece—Rotating head Capacity: 5

Direction of Twist: Right. Rate of Twist: 7.88" iF.arlv Mfg.) 9" (I-ale Mfg.)

Notes:

1. Groove depths, rates ol twist and sight equipment have varied considerably with time and place oC manufacture.

2. Dust cover sliding with bolt was standard equipment, but since the cover is readily removed, rifles will often be found without cover.

3. Rifles with 25 inch barrels, overall length 44.25 inches, weight without bayonet 8.6 pounds were also issued.

4. From the standpoint of design simplicity and strength this is one of the best bolt actions ever made when in good condition.

Japanese 6.5mm Type 38 Cartridge

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