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ARMINIUS .32 revolver

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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby penpusher » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:36 pm

So it was a problem with the hammer block safety and not the transfer bar safety :oops:



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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby diskaon » Fri Apr 17, 2009 6:52 pm

Guess thats why they made it in 7 shot.. to keep one chamber empty for safety??

I happened to hold one yesterday. the gun has a very good feel. have made the owner to promise me to give me a chance to try this out.

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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby jaz » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:05 pm

Hi doc,
Close friend of mine kept Arminus .32 revolver for around 2 years. Both of us went to Abohar it was in mint condition that person(Arrthia in annaj mandi )bought it from singapore way back and never fired it .

We people paid 1.27 lac at that time ( I think it was 16 or 17 jan 2006) . Looks were very good ,light weight due to aluminium alloy ( one should never go for alloy frame wepon).

After firing 60-70 rounds it got missalligned . so, he get rid off and booked IOF Rev(its working fine mark III is very good in fit and finish).



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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby V-C » Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:24 pm

Hello Jaz,

Can you tell me which ammunitions you were using (Indian or Imported)

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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby jaz » Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:33 pm

V-C,
We mostly used indian ammunition.
I think spending lacs on old hanguns like arminus or erma , we should preffer new IOF mark III.



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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby casual shooter » Fri Apr 24, 2009 12:09 pm

dear all
can any one post detailed pictures of the iof Mk. 111
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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby Olly » Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:01 pm

This would be going OT here...
Pics should be posted under the IOF Revolver thread...



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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby diskaon » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:21 pm

where can i get a user manual for the Arminus 0.32 cal 7 shot revolver. Couldnt find anything on the internet


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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby Sarora » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:22 pm

The barrel of my arminius hw5 seven shot has little bit rotational play . Is it normal or dangerous



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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby marksman » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:40 pm

The S'pore Arms dealers were notoriously famous for palming off Arminius revolvers to naive Indian buyers till the import under personal baggage ceased around Jan'1986. Most of these available today are the part of those imports. I have witnessed these Chinese operating as one of them tried to convincing me into buying an Arminius when I went there to buy my Walther PPK/S. Became a friend later and confided they had a huge margin selling Arminius. These were the days when a Walther PPK/S WOULD cost ₹ 3250.00 equivalent in S'pore. IMHO, it is one of the worst handguns to have come out from Germany.

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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby ranvir.shokar » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:17 pm

I have fired 7 shot arminius more than 50 times in 45n 90 deg angles together. It has never misfired even once so far.



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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby mundaire » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:52 pm

ranvir.shokar wrote:I have fired 7 shot arminius more than 50 times in 45n 90 deg angles together. It has never misfired even once so far.


I hope you weren't indulging in celebratory firing (in the air)? Besides being dangerous, it is also illegal and you can have your license cancelled.


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Re: ARMINIUS .32 revolver

Postby Jsindhu » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:12 am

What are the different variants of this revolver? I have a one which says “RS” but otherwise looks exactly like the Armenius. It is a 7 shot .32.




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