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Styrling Man Cannon, .455 Loud Boom

Noting the relative success of the venerable HHG, Styrling designer John Skwigleff pondered:

“What happens if we make a high caliber pistol as well?”

While not as advanced as the HHG the “Man Cannon”, as it has become affectionately known to many a sore-wristed test-shooter, makes up for most shortcoming due to a simple philosophy: Make the gun bigger and BIGGER.

The pistol is not advised to be used by non-IDSOL or non-Cybernetically enhanced people, and as a result, is being marketed to such an audience.

Weapon Specifications

Nomenclature Information

Designer: John Skwigleff Manufacturer: Styrling Vervaardiging Name: Styrling Man Cannon (Sv-MC-01a) Type: Single Action Revolver Role: High-Caliber Handgun Length: 16 inches Barrel Length: 10 inches Mass: 4.86 Ibs ROF: 120 RPM

Appearance

Discharge Information

Projection/ammo type: .455 Caliber Rounds

Firing Mechanism

Break Action Revolver, Single Action

A break-action firearm is one whose barrels are hinged, and rotate perpendicular to the bore axis to expose the breech and allow loading and unloading of ammunition. A separate operation may be required for the cocking of a hammer to fire the new round.

In order to fire the weapon, the firer is required to manually pull the hammer back after every shot.

Ammunition Description

Caliber: .455 Styrling LB Effective Range 100 Meters Maximum Range: 200 Meters Muzzle Velocity: 1900 ft/s Muzzle Blast: Bright yellow flash when exiting barrel, very loud bang. Firing Mode: Semi-automatic Recoil: Heavy.

.455 Styrling LB

Visual Description: Heavyweight, copper coated rounds with round tip. Set in a brass casing. Ammo: 6 in cylinder. Damage Description: Heavyweight round does heavier damage than normal pistol, but not as much as a rifle. DR:2

Weapon Mechanisms

Safety: None. Unable to fire unless ammunition is in cylinder, cylinder is not unlocked, hammer is cocked. Fire Mode Selector: None, Semi-auto only. Weapon Sight: Standard pistol sights. Attachment Hard Points: None.

Other

Field Maintenance Procedure: Wipe and clean after every mission, taking care to scrub the barrel and cylinder down. Whipe after handling to prevent rusting and such.

Pricing: 995 DA.

Replaceable Parts and Components:

  • .45 Styrling Barrel (110 DA)
  • .45 Cylinder (120 DA)
  • .45 Cylinder and Barrel (195 DA)
  • Trigger Job (60 DA)

Additional Ammo:

  • Box of 45 Rounds (25 DA)
  • Box of 250 Rounds (60 DA)

Accessories:

  • Black Leather Holster (80 DA, Free with purchase)
  • Brown Leather Holster (80 DA, Free with purchase)
  • Brown Leather Bandolier. (90 DA)
  • Black Leather Bandolier. (90 DA)

OOC Notes

Written by Kampfer/Koenig808. Approved by Wes on May 6, 20081).


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corp/styrling/styrling_mancannon.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/21 13:02 by wes