CATEGORV IMPROVISED SPECIAL
CALIBRE 22 SHORT
CAPACITY 3 ROUNDS
TYPE OF OPERATION MANUAL LOADING
REMARKS: VARIOUS STYLES AND SIZES CAN BE APPLIED, DEPENDING ON HA ND SIZE.
Push the latch button on the right side of the breech block. The barrel (knuckle) can now be opened for loading. The push button latch must again be pressed while engaging the barrel back the breech block.
There are two ways to fire the weapon: the weapon can be fired by squeezing hard on the knuckles against the breech block containing the three firing pins. The firing pins will activate the cartridges once they are pressed hard against the rims.
There is no positive safety in this weapon, although a plunger operated by a strong spring (positioned at the c
The second way is by simply hitting the knuckles on a solid object. The barrel/knuckle containing the cartridge will press against the firing pins and fire it. Because of the small diameter bore incorporated, the lead will be swaged after leaving the muzzle.
weapon safe to carry loaded. If the weapon is dropped or sat upon, accidental firing might occur.
A muzzle blast shield is also added to protect the hand from sparks once the weapon is fired. It must be tightly and well fitted, while operating freely by the force of the plunger spring separating the beech block and knuckle.
To make the weapon lighter, the breech block can be made front high tensible aluminum (3/8 or 1/2 inch thick plate) or similar space age material that can withstand backward pressure front a cartridge caused by a muzzle blast.
The barrel can be made frorn high quality material plate, preferably 3/8 or 1/2 inch thick.
The muzzle shield can be formed front 1/32 inch or tliickci steel gauge, and must give full protection to the hand during Firing.
Firing pins are press fitted in place to the breech face.
- Push buttom latCh spring
- Shield screw
- Firing ring pins (3)
- Cal. 22 short cartridge
- Barrel/knockle combination
- Breech block (alnnunnm)
- Pitsh but ton latclt (pin)
- I atch connecting pin
- Barrel securing bolt
- Securing bolt retaining pin
- Chamber (cal. 22 short)
- Shield (protects hand from sparks)
- Retract plunger (pin)
- Retract plunger
- Retract plonger spring
- Roller/knuckle pivot screw
- Sear pin with spacers on both sides