Arminius HW-3

     Notes: The HW-3 has a large cylinder for added capacity, but is otherwise typical for a revolver.  The barrel is made of heavy steel, the cylinder of medium-gauge steel, and the frame of light alloy.  Grips are wood, rubber, or plastic. 

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

HW-3 (2 1/2” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle and .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire

0.74 kg

8 Cylinder

$87

HW-3 (4” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle, and .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire

0.79 kg

8 Cylinder

$102

HW-3 (6” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle and .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire

0.85 kg

8 Cylinder

$123

HW-3 (2 1/2” Barrel)

.38 Special and .357 Magnum

0.73 kg

6 Cylinder

$163

HW-3 (4” Barrel)

.38 Special and .357 Magnum

0.82 kg

6 Cylinder

$179

HW-3 (6” Barrel)

.38 Special and .357 Magnum

0.88 kg

6 Cylinder

$199

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

HW-3 (.22 Long Rifle, 2 1/2”)

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

4

HW-3 (.22 Long Rifle, 4”)

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

7

HW-3 (.22 Long Rifle, 6”)

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

11

HW-3 (.22 Magnum, 2 1/2”)

DAR

1

Nil

1

3

Nil

3

HW-3 (.22 Magnum, 4”)

DAR

1

Nil

1

3

Nil

6

HW-3 (.22 Magnum, 6”)

DAR

1

Nil

1

3

Nil

9

HW-3 (.38, 2 1/2”)

DAR

1

Nil

1

4

Nil

3

HW-3 (.38Sp, 4”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

7

HW-3 (.38Sp, 6”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

12

HW-3 (.357, 2 1/2”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

3

HW-3 (.357, 4”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

7

HW-3 (.357, 6”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

13

 

Arminius HW-7

     Notes: This revolver began under the Arminius name, but the weapon was sold to the Florida firm of Firearms Import & Export (FIE) in 1970.  It is basically a heavy .22 caliber revolver with a large cylinder capacity.  Another version, the HW-7S, has adjustable rear sights, but is otherwise identical for game purposes.

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

HW-7

.22 Long Rifle

0.87 kg

8 Cylinder

$106

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

HW-7

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

11

 

Arminius HW-9

     Notes:  The HW-9 is a .22 revolver on a .38 Special frame – something that makes it a heavy, but very stable weapon.  It also uses a longer barrel than is normal for small caliber revolvers, which gives it great accuracy.  Adjustable sights, an adjustable trigger and rubber grips complete the package, and it is a popular target and varminting revolver. 

     There are several specialist versions of the HW-9.  The HW-9 Sport has an anatomical grip, an adjustable palm rest, and a non-slip finish.  The barrel is a 6-inch match-quality barrel and it is even heavier than the normal HW-9.  The HW-9ST (Sports-Target) is a version with wooden anatomical grips, heavy match barrel, a full length ejector shroud that gives the barrel a slab-sided appearance, and a steel frame.  The HW-9 Silhouette has a choice of two very long barrels (10 or 10.75 inches), an adjustable rear sight, adjustable trigger, a wooden grip with adjustable thumb rest, and drilling and tapping for an optical sight rail.  Those built after 1997 have a Bo-Mar adjustable rear sight.

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

HW-9 (6” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle

1.1 kg

6 Cylinder

$105

HW-9 (10” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle

1.65 kg

6 Cylinder

$147

HW-9 Sport

.22 Long Rifle

1.36 kg

6 Cylinder

$108

HW-9ST

.22 Long Rifle

1.3 kg

6 Cylinder

$109

HW-9 Silhouette (10” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle

1.64 kg

6 Cylinder

$150

HW-9 Silhouette (10.75” Barrel)

.22 Long Rifle

1.7 kg

6 Cylinder

$157

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

HW-9 (6”)

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

11

HW-9 (10”)

DAR

1

Nil

2

1

Nil

18

HW-9 Sport

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

11

HW-9ST

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

12

HW-9 Silhouette (10”)

DAR

1

Nil

2

1

Nil

18

HW-9 Silhouette (10.75”)

DAR

1

Nil

2

1

Nil

20

 

Arminius HW-357

     Notes: The first HW-357 was developed in 1977.  There are two basic models; the HW-357 Hunter has barrel lengths of 2.5 inches, 4 inches, and 6 inches, and is otherwise a standard (if very well-made) revolver.  The HW-357T Target Model uses barrel lengths of 3 inches, 4 inches, or 6 inches, and has an adjustable rear sight and adjustable trigger.

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

HW-357 (2.5” Barrel)

.357 Magnum

0.73 kg

6 Cylinder

$162

HW-357 (4” Barrel)

.357 Magnum

0.82 kg

6 Cylinder

$177

HW-357 (6” Barrel)

.357 Magnum

0.86 kg

6 Cylinder

$197

HW-357T (3” Barrel)

.357 Magnum

0.88 kg

6 Cylinder

$168

HW-357T (4” Barrel)

.357 Magnum

0.9 kg

6 Cylinder

$178

HW-357T (6” Barrel)

.357 Magnum

0.94 kg

6 Cylinder

$199

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

HW-357 (2.5”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

3

HW-357 (4”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

7

HW-357 (6”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

13

HW-357T (3”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

5

HW-357T (4”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

7

HW-357T (6”)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

13

 

Arminius HW-38

     Notes: Similar to the HW-357 in all respects except for chambering, the HW-38 is designed to fire the .38 Special cartridge.  Shorter-barreled models are often fitted with rubber grips, but 6-inch barrel models typically have wooden grips.  The top of the barrel has a sighting rib.  The HW-38T Target is also similar to the HW-357T, but fires .38 Special ammunition, and has an adjustable rear sight and adjustable trigger, and typically has a walnut grip.

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

HW-38 (2.5” Barrel)

.38 Special

0.73 kg

6 Cylinder

$151

HW-38 (4” Barrel)

.38 Special

0.82 kg

6 Cylinder

$166

HW-38 (6” Barrel)

.38 Special

0.88 kg

6 Cylinder

$186

HW-38T (3” Barrel)

.38 Special

0.88 kg

6 Cylinder

$157

HW-38T (4” Barrel)

.38 Special

0.9 kg

6 Cylinder

$167

HW-38T (6” Barrel)

.38 Special

0.96 kg

6 Cylinder

$188

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

HW-38 (2.5”)

DAR

1

Nil

1

4

Nil

3

HW-38 (4”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

7

HW-38 (6”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

12

HW-38T (3”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

3

Nil

4

HW-38T (4”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

7

HW-38T (6”)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

12

 

Arminius Model 10

     Notes:  This is a good example of a range of cheap, easy to use revolvers made in Germany from the 1890s to the end of World War 2.  The Arminius 10 is inexpensive and simple in operation, but is made of good materials and excellent craftsmanship; they typically survive to this day in good working order.  They can be found with and without shrouded hammers, in a variety of calibers.

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

Model 10

.22 Long Rifle

0.3 kg

8 Cylinder

$71

Model 10

5.5mm Velo-Dog

0.42 kg

8 Cylinder

$90

Model 10

.25 ACP

0.34 kg

7 Cylinder

$78

Model 10

.32 ACP

0.46 kg

5 Cylinder

$95

Model 10

.320 Revolver

0.45 kg

5 Cylinder

$94

Model 10

7.5mm Swiss Army

0.57 kg

5 Cylinder

$112

Model 10

7.62mm Nagant Revolver

0.77 kg

5 Cylinder

$141

Model 10

.380 Revolver

0.61 kg

5 Cylinder

$118

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

Model 10 (.22)

DAR

-1

Nil

1

5

Nil

4

Model 10 (5.5mm)

DAR

1

Nil

1

4

Nil

2

Model 10 (.25)

DAR

1

Nil

1

5

Nil

4

Model 10 (.32)

DAR

1

Nil

1

5

Nil

5

Model 10 (.320)

DAR

1

Nil

1

5

Nil

6

Model 10 (7.5mm)

DAR

1

Nil

1

4

Nil

4

Model 10 (7.62mm)

DAR

1

Nil

1

4

Nil

2

Model 10 (.380)

DAR

1

Nil

1

4

Nil

5

 

Arminius Windicator

     Notes: This is a "snubby" German revolver, designed for undercover police use, but it found acceptance mainly with civilians in Europe and the US who were interested in a weapon for concealed carry.  The Windicator has ergonomic rubber grips, a firing pin safety, a knurled cylinder release for ease of use, smoothed, low profile silhouette, and all-steel construction. 

     Twilight 2000 Notes: This weapon does not exist.

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

Windicator (51mm Barrel)

.38 Special and .357 Magnum

0.82 kg

6 Cylinder

$158

Windicator (102mm Barrel)

.38 Special and .357 Magnum

0.86 kg

6 Cylinder

$179

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

Windicator (51mm, .38)

DAR

1

Nil

1

3

Nil

2

Windicator (102mm, .38)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

7

Windicator (51mm, .357)

DAR

2

Nil

1

4

Nil

2

Windicator (102mm, .357)

DAR

3

1-Nil

1

4

Nil

7

 

Em-Ge Model 323 Valor

     Notes:  This small revolver started off, interestingly enough, as a starter’s pistol (fired before races), firing .22 blank cartridges.  It was improved into a .22 Long Rifle-firing weapon, then to fire .32 Smith & Wesson Long cartridges.  It was widely exported, particularly to the US, where it was known as the Valor.  (Sales in the US stopped with the 1968 Gun Control Act.)  They are still found throughout Europe..

Weapon

Ammunition

Weight

Magazines

Price

Em-Ge 323

.22 Long Rifle

0.7 kg

6 Cylinder

$63

Em-Ge 323

.32 Smith & Wesson Long

0.7 kg

6 Cylinder

$105

 

Weapon

ROF

Damage

Pen

Bulk

SS

Burst

Range

Em-Ge 323 (.22)

DAR

-1

Nil

1

2

Nil

2

Em-Ge 323 (.32)

DAR

1

Nil

1

3

Nil

2