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Mike's Personal Guns For Sale - Blank Guns

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I will be showcasing here on the Replica Airguns website and over on the Replica Airguns YouTube channel a series of videos I will be making for the purpose of selling some guns out of my personal collection. I simply have no more room for the new guns and in some cases I either have duplicate guns or very similar versions so there is no need to have both. Some guns I am less attached to and as I already stated I need to make room for some of the new stuff I will be reviewing.

To start this series off my first video is to highlight the blank guns I am selling, there are only 4 of them, all of which are really hard to get here in Canada so I am not going to let them go cheap. By the way I am only selling to Canadian residents since shipping cross borders is a little sketchy.

Make sure to watch my above YouTube video to see the blank guns I am selling and instructions on how you can take part in the sale and purchase of them.

Here is a list of the blank guns I am selling from my personal gun collection:

EKOL ASI 9mm Full Auto Front Firing Blank Machine Pistol $725

EKOL Lady Chrome 9mm Front Firing Blank Pistol $400

EKOL Arda 8mm Blank Front Firing Compact Revolver $200

Bruni ME Ranger 1873 SAA .380 Blank Revolver $300

Categories: 380, 8mm, 9mm, Blank Gun, Full Auto, Pistol, Revolver, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: ARDA, Bruni, Colt Single Action Army, EKOL, EKOL ASI UZI, Lady, ME Ranger

Bruni Mod. 92 Top Venting 8mm PAK Blank Pistol Shooting Test

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My last Blank Gun Shooting video went really well, my iPhone 6 plus 720p 240 frames per second slow-mo video worked awesome and so did my newly acquired ME8 General 1911 Front Firing 8mm blank pistol.

I was hoping my Bruni Mod. 92 Top Venting 8mm PAK Blank Pistol would also perform just as well and as luck would have it, it did :) I did notice on the last round the shell kind of stayed in place and got re-chambered, not really sure what happened there but all 4 rounds fired which was my main goal and of course I caught it all in slow-motion HD!

Enjoy my Shooting Test Video of the Bruni Mod. 92 Top Venting 8mm PAK Blank Pistol and if you have not already checked out my Table Top Review of the Bruni Mod. 92 then make sure to do so.

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Categories: 8mm, Blank Gun, Field Test, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Beretta, Beretta M 92 FS, Bruni, Bruni Mod. 92

Bruni Mod. 92 Top Venting 8mm PAK Blank Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: Blank Pistol.
Manufacturer: Bruni.
Model: Mod. 92 (Beretta 92).
Materials: Mostly Metal with some steel parts.
Weight: 2.8 pounds unloaded. (1274 grams)
Barrel: Top Venting. (No Red Tip)
Propulsion: Gun powder.
Action: Single and double action.
Ammunition Type: 8mm P.A.K. Blanks.
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds.
FPS: N/A.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Bruni Mod. 92 Top Venting 8mm PAK Blank Pistol is fairly decent on both single and double action with a fairly long take-up in double action and of course a much shorter lighter take-up in single action mode.
Accuracy: NA.

Build Quality: The overall build quality of the Bruni Mod. 92 Blank Pistol is good, mine does show some wear since it is an older previously owned blank gun but for the most part the wear and tear is cosmetic only, the mechanical parts all seem to be in excellent working order. Most of this blank shooter is made out of a zinc based metal with a few steel parts, mainly the screws, pins and springs. But it has an impressive weight to it! The grips seem to have been replaced with wrap around rubber grips that may actually be for a real steel Beretta M92.

Realism: The Bruni Mod. 92 8mm P.A.K. Blank Pistol is a very realistic looking Beretta 92 in terms of overall looks and true to scale size and weight. Most of the parts work as you would expect them to on the real steal version including the double and single action trigger, safety, locking slide catch release and magazine release button. The only exception really is the fact that this version is top venting so there is a small hole just in front of the breach that allows the full discharge of the blank round to escape out the top of the blank gun. The barrel is actually fully plugged but seems to have been partially drilled out to give the impression of being a front firing gun.
Purchase from: A private collector.

Pros:

  • Well made, materials fit and finish is all very good even though very little use of hardened steel.
  • 15 round double stack magazine is nice hi-capacity.
  • For a used gun it is in very good working condition, some minor wear mainly on finish.
  • Barrel has been partially bored out to look like a front firing gun.
  • Grips have been replaced with what looks to be real Beretta grips.
  • It's a very close Beretta Model 92 replica!
  • Made in Italy.

Cons:

  • Top venting instead of front firing
  • No actual take down lever for easy field striping
  • Finish is a bit worn.

Comments:
In terms of being a very accurate Beretta Model 92 replica, the Bruni Mod. 92 8mm P.A.K. Blank Pistol is very close in almost all areas. Sure I would have liked it to of been front firing but the reality is, I rarely get around to shooting my blank guns. My blank pistols are mostly for show and since actual replica only guns are prohibited, being a blank gun skirts around our Canada laws allowing for ownership. Don't forget we sell the ROHM Blank guns here in our Canada Online Store and they are very good quality guns so check them out if you are in the market for a blank shooter.

My YouTube Full Video Table Top Review for the Bruni Mod. 92 8mm P.A.K. Blank Pistol:

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Categories: 8mm, Blank Gun, Comparison, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Bruni, Bruni Mod. 92, Mod. 92

Bruni ME Ranger 1873 Colt Single Action Army Blank Revolver Review

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Type: Blank Gun.
Manufacturer: Bruni.
Model: ME Ranger (1873 Colt 45 Single Action Army).
Materials: Mostly Metal with wood grips.
Weight: 2.2 pounds.
Barrel: Cylinder venting with fully plugged barrel. (No Red Tip)
Propulsion: Gun powder.
Action: Single action only.
Ammunition Type: .380 Crimped.
Ammunition Capacity: 6 rounds.
FPS: N/A.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Bruni ME Ranger Colt 45 Single Action Army Revolver is very light as it is a single action revolver and most of the effort is done by pre-cocking the hammer. All you are doing is releasing the hammer which with the ME Ranger is nice and light with next to no creep.
Accuracy: NA.
Build Quality: The overall build quality of the Bruni ME Ranger is nice an believable. It has good weight to it and the finish is not perfect but you would not expect and Single Action Army styled revolver to be perfect. All the mechanical parts felt tight and functioned perfectly for me.

Realism: The Bruni ME Ranger Blank Revolver is a pretty decent replica of a real Colt 45 Single Action Army Revolver in terms of size, weight and most general appearances. It does lack the 45 caliber larger more open Cylinder holes as it is chambered in .380 caliber but you can only see this when looking from the forward position of the ME Ranger. My version also had the plugged barrel so all flame and gasses emit from between the cylinder and the back of the barrel, it would be nice to un-plug this barrel so some of the gasses and flame would come out the front of the barrel.
Purchase from: A private collector.

Pros:

  • Well made, materials fit and finish is all very good.
  • True to the original 1873 Colt Single Action Army Revolver.
  • Real wood  grips.
  • Nice light single action trigger.
  • Made in Italy.

Cons:

  • Not fornt venting.
  • 9mm P.A.K. blanks do not fit - too long.
  • Wood grips are a bit bland.

Comments:
As my first replica Old West Single Action Blank Revolver, it is a nice addition to my collection. It would make an awesome prop for any cowboy or cowgirl costume, maybe I can convince my wife to go as a cowgirl this year for halloween ;) Overall I really like the Bruni ME Ranger and I plan to perhaps open the barrel up so that I get a more realistic shooting experience with flames and smoke coming out the front of the barrel. That and perhaps some work on the grips to give them a more rugged and weathered look.

My YouTube Full Video Review for the Bruni ME Ranger Blank Revolver:

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Categories: 9mm, Blank Gun, Field Test, Pistol, Review, Revolver, YouTube Video Tags: Bruni, ME, ME Ranger

EKOL Arda & Dicle - Bruni Mod. 92 Silent Auction Reminder

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Time is runnig out! Just in cased you missed my EKOL Arda & Dicle - Bruni Mod. 92 PAK Blank Gun Silent Auction video last week or perhaps didn't get a chance to bid on anything, this is your last chance as this silent auction ends tonight at midnight (Friday May 11th).

You can check out the original post and watch my YouTube video for these items located here.

Categories: 8mm, 9mm, Blank Gun, Pistol, Replica Airguns News, Semi Auto, Single Shot Tags: ARDA, Bruni, Dicle, EKOL

EKOL Arda & Dicle - Bruni Mod. 92 PAK Blank Gun Silent Auction

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THIS SILENT AUCTION IS NOW CLOSED

Another great opportunity for some of my Canadian based customers to get yourself a blank firing gun here in Canada. Today I bring you three models, two front firing blank pistols from EKOL in Gloss Black (Arda and Dicle) and one Italian made top venting Bruni Model 92 in Chrome.

Let's take a look at them now...

First we have an EKOL Arda in Gloss Black:

Second up is an EKOL Dicle in Gloss Black:

Lastly we have a stunning Bruni Mod. 92 in Chrome:

  • Top venting.
  • 8mm P.A.K. blanks.
  • 15 round capacity.
  • Single and double action.
  • Comes with hard case.
  • Excellent condition!

All these guns are up for silent auction and this is how it works:

  1. Send me an email with your top price as you will be bidding against others for the top offer. (Taxes and shipping will be added to your bid)
  2. If you want more than one of these blank guns, please bid on each gun individually.
  3. You have till Friday May 11th midnight to get your top bid in place.
  4. Once the top bidder has been selected I will send them an email to notify them that they are the top bidder and Payment will be required within 24 hours or the next top bidder will be selected and notified.

If you live in the US then simply order blank guns from our US Replica Airguns Store!

Checkout my Youtube Video about this silent auction with some closeup video of each blank gun.

Categories: 8mm, 9mm, Blank Gun, Pistol, Replica Airguns News, Revolver, Semi Auto, Silent Auction, YouTube Video Tags: ARDA, Bruni, Dicle, EKOL, M92