Since there are not that many extra parts for the llama pistols i'm afraid to even try to shoot the 38 super in my llama extra. Thanks again The 9mm largo ammo has less power than the 38 super does but it has more power over the 9mm luger. This is a Commander size with a double stack magazine. Llamas are not highly valued. Next, lock the slide to the rear.
However the glowing reviews were unable to overcome distrust of so many innovations on such an expensive gun. The Star and the Astra guns were considered the better Spanish-made handguns. I always found them reliable, and pretty easy to work with if they had problems. There are reports of a Llama being bought by the British in 1944 for use by the S. Mugica pistols were made between 1931 and 1954, with some interruptions due to the and its aftermath.
Gabilondo would produce 10,000 guns, carry out overall and arrange delivery to the French authorities. Llama filed for bankruptcy in 1992, and in 1993 sixty of its gunsmiths and employees formed a co-operative to buy the Llama name and all of the equipment. My gun is only partially reassembled for photo and will be restored. From what I've gathered, the. These guns were sold to Interarms in the 60's on an arms deal. Unusually for the time, the magazine capacity was nine shots instead of the usual six or seven.
Yeah '40s or 50s sounds right, like I said it was well used when I got it just before Christmas in '65, I shipped out from Long Beach Jan. Self-loading pistol, locked breech, copy of Colt 1911A1 in. While the appearance of the pistol remained the same, the mechanism was completely changed and numerous features copied from the including the locking mechanism, the trigger mechanism and the number of rounds 15 in the magazine. These were not purchased officially by the Japanese forces, but as private purchase weapons through the Japanese equivalent of the. Chrome finish and engraving options available. He used the Llama for a year or so before moving on to something better. If it was actually Guardia Civil the proof of the flaming bomb would have an I in it instead of a P.
A large number of the guns were in my collection to assist in this endeavor and I think I now have it all as it should be. Self-loading pistol, locked breech, miniature version of Colt 1911-A1 in 9 mm Parabellum 10-round capacity ,. Llama X-A Manufactured from 1950 to 1997. To remove the extractor, the roll pin is punched out and the extractor simply pushed out. Also had a longer manual safety lever. Similar to previous Gabilondo models it had a nine-round magazine. About 710,000 Ruby types were accepted by the French from all sources and by 1920, about 580,000 were still serviceable and in French army stores.
Well regarded, widely exported to Asia and popular during Spanish Civil War. My problem is exactly the opposite. The gun shown is a 1952. Chrome finish and various engraving options available. The 2nd series was introduced in 1970 and introduced slanted slide serrations and eliminated the 3rd vent in the rib behind the ejection port. Llama revolvers had a better standard of manufacture and higher price.
In 1912, the company was not among those Eibar manufacturers involved in legal action against so it can be assumed that they had not yet begun to sell self-loading pistols based on patents. Some think it stands for Guardia Civil but that is incorrect. Fitted with special Swartz Safety to prevent accidental discharge when the pistol is dropped. Adjustable sights and target grips on 6-inch model. The cooperative that took over was named Fabrinor Arma Corta y Microfusion, S. However, factory literature of 1936-39 shows this model in.
I just did not like that slide rib and the smooth grips. Check the breechface to see if the firing pin protrudes. Late 1920 production and was the basis for the later L lama. It resembles the Star model H. Over the years, the quality of the Llama has varied from what I would call indifferent to absolutely dismal. This gun won't be used for anything serious so I think I'll use the 9mm Largo round it was made for.
Possibly more but the other one I have seen. Usually marked Special Police on the right of slide. Having recently noticed here and elsewhere numerous cautions against shooting. It uses a short recoiling barrel with tilting block, barrel-to-slide locking, much like the Walther P38 or Beretta 92. My understanding is that at this time Gabilondo had 5 employees.