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ROHM Le Petit RG-56 and Little Joe 6mm - 22 Caliber Blank Revolver Review

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Type: Blank revolvers.
Manufacturer: RÖHM.
Model: Le Petit RG 56 & Little Joe.
Materials: Mostly metal with plastic grips.
Weight: 472/134 grams.
Barrel: Front firing.
Propulsion: Gun powder.
Action: Revolver, single & double action/Single action only
Ammunition Type: .22 caliber crimped blanks (6mm Flobert).
Ammunition Capacity: 7/5 rounds.
FPS: NA.
Trigger Pull: The trigger pull for both ROHM Le Petit and Little Joe blank revolvers in single action is nice and light. The action for both blank revolvers is very solid so cocking both guns requires a firm grip, the ROHM Le Petit also allows for double action shots and while it takes some force, the mechanics are very smooth and you can really feel the German quality in the hammer and trigger.

Accuracy: NA.
Build Quality: Even though both revolvers are made as blank/signal guns and do utilize scaled down metals (not high pressure gun steel), they are made very well and many of the internal mechanical parts, pins and screws are solid steel. The fit and finish is excellent and both guns worked flawlessly for me in my testing.

Realism: Both ROHM blank Revolvers are derivatives of similar real guns (Freedom Arms and RG 22) but again have been made from the ground up to be blank guns and can not be converted in any way shape or form to fire live ammo. The quality and feel is very believable, they also both fire out the front of the barrels and can shoot 15mm flares with the required flare adaptors attached.
Available in the: Replica Airguns Store

Pros:

  • Sold metal construction.
  • Excellent fit and finish.
  • Made in Germany.
  • Shoot lesser expensive .22 caliber crimped blanks.
  • Can also shoot 15mm flares with appropriate flare adaptor attached.
  • Come in gift box with cleaning rod and manuals (Le Petit RG-56 also comes with flare adaptor)

Cons:

  • Real wood grips would have been a nice touch but could be added later.
  • Little Joe does not come with a flare adaptor.

Comments:
We now have some blank guns that seem to be somewhat available in Canada... At least for now! And even though some of the other blank guns I was selling may have been more to the liking of the folks that where looking for a semi auto styled blank gun, the good news is both of these guns are very high quality and revolvers in general are very dependable. I also like the fact that both of the ROHM Blank Revolvers are fairly compact and so if you want to take them with you out on a hike or in the back country, they will not take up much room or add too much weight, but are still ready if required to scare off something bigger or more dangerous than you!

My YouTube Table Top & Shooting Review for the ROHM Le Petit RG-56 & Little Joe Blanks Revolvers:

Buy the ROHM Le Petit RG-56 Blank Revolver in Canada

Buy the ROHM Little Joe Blank Revolver in Canada

Categories: .22 cal, Blank Gun, Field Test, Pistol, Review, Revolver, YouTube Video Tags: Le Petit, Little Joe, RG-56, ROHM

ROHM (RÖHM) .22 Caliber Blank Guns Added to the Canada Store

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After what has been a very long absence of any new Blank (Flare Guns) in the Replica Airguns Canada Store, I managed to find a supplier for some very high quality German made .22 caliber compact revolvers. These two ROHM (RÖHM) blank revolvers are almost all metal with the exception of the grips and for their size are very hefty. The ROHM Le Petit RG-56 and Little Joe both come in a nice gift box with the manual and cleaning rod while the larger RG-56 also included a flare adaptor.

RÖHM Le Petit RG-56 .22 Blank Revolver:

The RÖHM Le Petit RG-56 22 Blank Revolver is a very high quality German made almost all metal blank gun that uses affordable .22 caliber acorn blanks. It is very compact, front firing and has an 7 shot cylinder. The RG-56 comes presented in a gift box with a manual, flare adaptor and cleaning rod.
  • Mostly metal construction
  • German made
  • .22 caliber acorn style blanks
  • 7 shot capacity
  • Single & double action
  • Hefty 472 grams - 1 pound
  • Flare adaptor included
  • Cleaning rod included
  • Comes in a gift box

RÖHM Little Joe Ultra Compact .22 Blank Revolver:

The RÖHM Little Joe Ultra Compact .22 Blank Revolver is a very high quality German made almost all metal super compact blank gun that uses affordable .22 caliber acorn blanks. It is ultra compact, front firing and has a 5 shot cylinder. The RÖHM Little Joe comes presented in a gift box with a manual and cleaning rod. 

  • Mostly metal construction
  • German made
  • .22 caliber acorn style blanks
  • 5 shot capacity
  • Single action only
  • 134 grams - 4.75 Ounces
  • Cleaning rod included
  • Comes in a gift box

Buy the ROHM Le Petit RG-56 Blank Revolver in Canada

Buy the ROHM Little Joe Blank Revolver in Canada

Categories: .22 cal, Blank Gun, Pistol, Replica Airguns News, Revolver Tags: Le Petit, Little Joe, RG-56, ROHM