The Type 38 was adopted in 1905 and was actually an improvement of an earlier T30 that first appeared in 1897. Josiah_Printer New Member. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands ... Japan Arisaka Type 38 / 99 scope mount . [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Arisakas: Type 38 or Type 99? I have a type 99 with Mum intact and a non-serial number matching bayonet. All leather construction with brass hardware. Both of these weapons were also known as the Arisaka, after the inventor. Ronald Reagan 1984. We will always be prepared so we may always be free." In the late 1930's the Japanese developed a rifle to compete in 'Modern Warfare'. The Arisaka Type 99 rifle and its 7.7x58mm cartridge went into service in 1939, but it never replaced the Type 38 Arisaka firing the semi-rimmed 6.5x50mm cartridge. The Japanese Type 38 SHROP TALK: by Michael Shropshire. Japanese T99 Butt Plate . Why do you prefer the 38s? The Japanese built approximately 3.4 million of them during that time, with the common variants being a carbine and cavalry carbine. Japanese Arisaka Type 99 Rear Band, Swivel and Screw $25. Seller: David Condon, Inc. Area Code: 540 . more info Quick view. Kokura arsenal 24th(late 1930's) series crisply struck about serial number. The design was adopted by the Imperial Japanese Army in 1905. This. … $30.00. Japanese Arisaka Type 99 Extractor. [Last Edit: 8/8/2012 5:23:01 PM EST by Donner_und_Blitzen], [Last Edit: 8/8/2012 7:12:22 AM EST by callgood], [Last Edit: 8/9/2012 6:59:33 AM EST by Donner_und_Blitzen]. Student 1: "Mr. [BUCC_Guy], can you do a cart-wheel? Hey, I am new to the form and new to the Type 99 Arisaka. The Arisaka rifle (有坂銃 Arisaka-jū) is a family of Japanese military bolt action service rifles, in production and use since approximately 1897, when it replaced the Murata Rifle (村田銃 Murata-jū) family, until the end of World War II in 1945. Here is a comparison shot of the Type 38 Infantry Rifle and Type 99 Short Rifle together, with a metre stick (one metre =39 inches) below for scale. I never seen a type 99 with a pitted barrel. Although a sturdy weapon, at just over 50 inches, the Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm (1905) rifle was a bit too long for the typical height of a Japanese infantryman. Japanese Military Type 38 Arisaka Rifle Parts. Mar 5, 2018 #21 . Firstly, the Type 38 and Type 99 are c*ock-on-close, so the actions will be smoother and faster than the c*ock-on-open M1903A1. Arisaka Type 38 Bolt Locked Discussion in 'Cleaning and Maintenance' started by Duke5728, Jun 21, 2013. The Type 99 was produced at nine different arsenals. S&T M1903A3 vs Arisaka Type 38 Discussion in 'Spring Powered Guns' started by Josiah_Printer, Jun 14, 2018. As dragon said, the 99 has more stopping power. My Type 38 is level 29 while my Type 99 is level 12. Jack Package, Aug 8, 2014 #1. eastbank Member. I've since removed the barrel and am trying to decide whether or not to just sell the action and stock I have and wash my hands. The most common specimens include the Type 38 chambered for the 6.5×50mmSR Type 38 cartridge, and the Type 99 chambered for the 7.7×58mm Type 99 cartridge, which is comparable in power to a … Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Ammo Pouches, Leather Belt, Bayonet Frog and Rear Ammo Pouch. Jap type 38 vs type 99 Discussion in 'Japanese Firearms' started by mdj696, Mar 3, 2018. It was a redesign of the Type 38 in a larger caliber, 7.7 Japanese. WW2 "Last Ditch" Type 99 Arisaka produced at the Imperial Japanese Nagoya Arsenal. Each front ammo pouch is designed to hold three 5 round stripper clips on each side for … Sights are crude on both 38 and 99, adequate but did tend to worse as the war progressed. Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Carbine Barrel In 6.5Mm ... Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Dust Cover Repro, Excellent. Open sights. There is an inset on the origins of the Type 38 and it contains … Used. WWII JAPANESE ARISAKA TYPE 99 FRONT BAND - 3 SCREW TYPE $45. Cool setup, but the stock is "Duffel cut" so it doesnt make the best shooter. If you plan on shooting either one much, you will need to hand load because ammo is a little on the expensive side. Designed in 1905 and immediately put into service, the Type 38 was in use by the Japanese forces until 1945. It received its moniker "Arisaka" after the head of the commission for its development, Col. Nariaki Arisaka. The Arisaka action is the strongest bolt actions made. Watch this "At The Range" video segment above to see American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K.A. I see more 99's than anything else. That sums up most of the differences between the rifles. I'm contemplating my future collection endeavors, and I'm thinking about which Arisaka I should get to fill the spot for Japan in a WWII collection. I recently got one at a gun show for a steal and know pretty much nothing about the rifle. Hello friends,can anyone tell me the differences between Type 38 Arisaka rifle and Type 99? The Type 38 was adopted in 1905 and was actually an improvement of an earlier T30 that first appeared in 1897. My grandfather used one as a deer rifle for 50 years. Slightly higher melee range. Type 38 Here are right and left side photos of the Type 38 with and without the dust cover. Morgan shoot a World War II-era Japanese Type 99 Arisaka service rifle chambered in … Here is a comparison shot of the Type 38 Infantry Rifle and Type 99 Short Rifle together, with a metre stick (one metre =39 inches) below for scale. $65.00. I have done the swap overs with no issues with the type 38s. They are not rare at all. The Arisaka rifle Type 99 was a common sight during the fighting in the Pacific in World War II. Action is kind of shitty but they are plenty accurate. rando G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor. If you plan on shooting either one much, you will need to hand load because ammo is a little on the expensive side. Japanese T99 3 Screw Front Band #1. It is a 6.5x50mm rifle I had re chambered for 6.5x55mm Swedish. The Mosin Nagant 91/30 and the Type 38 Arisaka are two well-known battle rifles that served their masters well in times of war. Like its European counterparts, the semi-rimmed 6.5×50 is Japan’s late-nineteenth century smokeless military cartridge, adopted in 1897. Mosin-Nagant M91/31 vs. more info Quick view Add to Cart. Some testing in the 1950's by the NRA was interesting. There are five major variants - the Type 30, 35, 38, 44, and the 99. Their accuracy is the same. The Standard catalog of Military Firearms under ARISAKA shows the Type 30...the type 38,the Type 44,Type 97 as well as the type 99..It is the type 99 that gave us the Last Ditch version. The Type 99 could be fitted with Type 30 Bayonet. "If you want to pray, pray before the fight, or pray after the fight. Japanese Arisaka Type 99 Extractor. Copyright © 1996-2020 AR15.COM LLC. They actually tested them and intentionally tried like hell to blow a couple Arisaka actions up and couldn't get it done, they were just too damn strong. Correct; ditto between the two sniper rifles. Right now, I'm leaning towards the Type 99. Mostly the Type 99 were late production rifles. We don't need no stinking BADGES!!! Jun 14, 2018 #1 . Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Bolt Safety. Secondly, the rounds they fire are 6.5 Arisaka (140gr at 2,500 ft/s) for the Type 38, 7.7 Arisaka (174gr at 2,400-2,500 ft/s?) I know I can probably do the old cleaning rod/count the turns trick, but I typically get erroneous results. Free shipping. The Cavalry carbine T38(short one in the picture) is my favorite. 16 0 0. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). see all. That sums up most of the differences between the rifles. Japanese Military Type 38 Arisaka Bolt Action Rifles: 1923 - 1940 Click Here To See: Close Up Image Of Rifle. when you start changing bolts, although not usually a problem, you have to start thinking about head space change. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v682/allproblemsolved/guns/Arisaka/japrifles.jpg, http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z64/chadwimc/japbastard.jpg, http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/callgood/Stuff/IMG_0361.jpg, http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/callgood/Stuff/IMG_0360.jpg, http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/callgood/Stuff/IMG_0359.jpg, http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a288/callgood/Stuff/IMG_0355.jpg. for the Type 99, and M2 Ball .30-06 (150gr at 2,800 ft/s) for the M1903. The pouch itself has minor differences in construction. Although they saw service through the entire war. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. These rifles include: The Type 99 Long Rifle, the Type 99 Short Rifle, the Type 99 Carbine, the Type 99 Naval Special, the Type 100 Paratroop Rifle, and the Type 2 … All rights reserved. $23.99. I have also swapped safety knobs on type 99s with different type 99 bolts. ", "We will always remember. The muzzle velocity of the 38 is ever so slightly higher than the 99. Because the 6.5×50mmSR Arisaka cartridge it fired was considered underpowered, a replacement was devised, the Type 99 rifle, but both rifles saw usage until the end of the war. The Type 38. 1 Day Shipping. Seven arsenals were located in Japan, with the other two located at Mukden in Manchukuo and Jinsen in Korea. 16 0 0. The 38 action is smoother, machine work, wood and bluing are all much better. Thus, the Type 38 rifle was designed in the 38th year of the reign of Emperor Meiji (1905), and the Type 44 carbine was adopted in the 44th year of his reign (1911). Shoots better and recoil is almost non-existent. The Arisaka rifles were designated with the year of the current emperor's reign. 8,365 18,857. Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Carbine Barrel In 6.5Mm . You may also like… Add to cart. Shoots better and recoil is almost non-existent. ːmkbːːNutcrackerː This makes using the iron sights possible at all times, and clears the action for loading with five-round stripper clips. Price. Type 38 has a faster bolt slightly. The Arisaka rifle is a family of Japanese military bolt-action service rifles, in production and use since approximately 1897, when it replaced the Murata rifle family, until the end of World War II in 1945. difference between Type 38 and Type 99 Arisaka's rifles, what is the difference? The Type 38 has a lower caliber bullet than the 99, but a longer barrel. During the War, however, they were two of the most popular Japanese infantry weapons around. The purpose of these specially-marked rifles is not known, although it is speculated that they were issued to paramilitary forces such as the Kempei Tai (Japanese Secret Police), other military police, and guards at prisons, embassies, and other civil instillations. 2 Day Shipping. Prices and list are for standard models of each type. The below parts have been removed from a large batch of Type 38 Arisaka rifles that were manufactured at the Kokura, Nagoya and Mukden (Manchuria) Arsenals. $45.00. Matching bolt and dustcover. These are the so-called "last ditch" rifles. This bolt will only fit into this Type 38 Rifle and my Type 99's The Mum of this Rifle is ground yet clearly someone had taken care of it.. In fact the 99 becomes more stable than the 38 when you unlock the monopod stand for the 99. As can be seen, the Type 38 Infantry Rifle is quite a bit longer than the Type 99 short rifle. As I was doing the anual cleaning on my Arisaka's I pulled out a type 38 that had givin ( as I remember) problems on the range with misfires ect. The babnanas or your brains will be on this table, See if this link is still active, good info on the type 2, For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. Japanese T99 Rear Band #2. Type 38 is a bit lighter and more stable, but the Type 99 has a wee bit more stopping power... or at least it was before the last update, haven't played with both much after updates. Japanese Military Type 38 Arisaka Bolt Action Rifles: 1923 - 1940 Click Here To See: Close Up Image Of Rifle. more info Quick view. We will always be proud. I've heard and read for years about Japanese soldiers removing the dust covers because they rattle, but NONE of mine rattle. — 2 Thessalonians 3:10. 31" barrel. A small number of Type 38 and Type 99 rifles had two concentric circles on the receiver in place of the chrysanthemum. Designed in 1939, then produced and fielded from 1941 to 1945, the Type 99 was the most common Imperial Japanese service rifle of World War II and second most produced Imperial rifle with 2,500,000 built. I'm not buying a Volt and I'm not paying the penalty tax either. Joined: Jul 30, 2009 … Accurate as hell, though. The marking at the top of the photo is the Imperial Chrysanthemum. Japanese T99 Box #1. I've seen them by the box at gun shows over the years. Ya it can be a little difficult to replace the bolt, but it's not that hard to do. For these parts,you must specify "Rifle" or "Carbine". $5. An earlier-production Type 99 would be a cool piece to own. i noticed that type 99 has slightly faster reload but that's all. The most common of the Arisaka rifles are the Type 38 and Type 99. These rifles include: The Type 99 Long Rifle, the Type 99 Short Rifle, the Type 99 Carbine, the Type 99 Naval Special, the Type 100 Paratroop Rifle, and the Type 2 Paratroop Rifle. The Type 38 set has one strap on the top of the two front ammo pouches the 99 has two. Let me start this little edjumacation by stating it clearly: There is no such thing as a "last ditch type 99". Open sights. 7 1. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. $30.00. I've seen that quoted enough, but it still seems as though many of the listings I'm seeing are for guns with the mum intact. check out this site for lots of WWII Japanese weapons info. easy to install. 1 review for WW2 JAPANESE ARISAKA TYPE 99 LEATHER SLING with unit markings. ... $38.99. The Type 38 rifle Arisaka was a bolt-action rifle. So I'm currently looking for a WW2 Spring Sniper, and I have a limited budget. GI#: 101563612. Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Rifle Cleaning Rod (29 1/4") $17.95. Jun 21, 2013 #1 . The Type 38 has a lower caliber bullet than the 99, but a longer barrel. There are 9 of them on ebay now. The Type 38 rifle was a bolt-action service rifle used by the Empire of Japan predominantly during the Second Sino-Japanese War and Second World War. There are a few parts that interchange between the type 38 and the type 99 so we must have type(or caliber) Both the 6.5 and the 7.7 rifles were made in carbine,short rifle and OTHER VARIATIONS, so stocks,bands,handguards, and sights will differ. After WW11 they tested the type 99 with over load it held together but 03, 1917 enfields with over load blew the reciever apart. It's better built rifle. At this moment we are in a period of unobtainium for 7.7. Actually, the Type 99 Infantry Rifle wasn't the first of the batch. 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