Action, delayed manual blowback, manual closed bolt, length 959 mm (37.8 in) (M50) 787 mm (31.0 in) stock retracted (M55).
Then faced with continued demand, H R resumed production of the Model reising 50 in 1950 which sputtered to a halt in 1957 with nearly 5,500 additional submachine guns manufactured.
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Today, the same weapon would fetch 5,000, a Model 55 in similar condition 6,000, and a Model 60, manual 2,000.18 While more accurate than the Thompson, particularly in semi-automatic mode, the Reising had a tendency to jam.Barrel length 279mm manual (1.10 in ) submachine (M50 weight.1 (6.83 lb ) (M50),.8 (6.2 lb) (M55).Myatt, reising Major Frederick; 1978, Modern Small Arms.
The Reising's bolt is much lighter due to windows its delayed blowback mechanism being the main determinant of windows the automatic rate of fire; and consequently the whole gun could be correspondingly light without detracting from accuracy and controllability.
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8 9 The Marines used M60s for training, guard duty, and other non-combat roles.
"The Tommy Gun's Ugly Step Child".The retaining pins had to be delicately pounded out whenever the bolt needed to be removed for cleaning.You can help by adding.New York City : Berkley Publishing Group.The paratroopers fared worse.And afterwards when the pins had to be put back during the reassembly process, if they were inserted either too far or not far enough, the receiver might not fit back into the tight confines of the stock.As opposed to the then standard game Thompson submachine gun, the Reising priced manual at approximately 50 per weapon as opposed to 225 per Thompson.4 Military Reisings are usually parkerized.Although Tulagi and Tanambogo were each secured in crack a day, the fighting was fierce.But just when the Reising story seemed to end, a foreign order was received in the 1960s for nearly two submachine thousand more Model 60s, but that order was finally the last one.New York: Crescent manual Books.Two months after the Guadalcanal victory, the island served as the staging area for one final mission.Thirty-three inches in length).In that test 3,500 rounds were fired resulting in two malfunctions: one from the ammunition, the other from a bolt malfunction.On the other side of the world, in Europe, Reising Submachine Guns saw service in early 1942 when a large contingent.S.