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Lahti L-35 vs P08 Luger

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  • Lahti L-35 vs P08 Luger

    Here's the Lahti L-35

    The weapon had a lock's accelerator to reduce troubles when frozen or dirty. This kind of a system was rare for pistols.

    Finnish army used L-35 in Winter War and Continuation War, and it was the official service pistol till 1980s

    Date of design 1935
    Production period 1935-1952

    Type Pistol
    Caliber 9 mm x 19 mm
    Ammunition 9 mm Parabellum
    Feed system 8rd detachable magazine
    Action double action
    Length 245 mm
    Barrel length 107 mm
    Weight 1.2 kg

    Here's the P08 Luger

    Gunning down the Soviets since mah Birthday March '06 -
    -={What a great gift daddy!}=-

  • #2
    I dident find any general info about the Luger tho :[

    Which gun do you like the best? I'm in love with the Lahti L-35 mainly becouse of looks

    Gunning down the Soviets since mah Birthday March '06 -
    -={What a great gift daddy!}=-


    • #3
      The Lahti gets my vote, if only for the fact everyone seems to lust after Lugers and you can find them i think it looks better than the Luger too


      • #4
        my mates got a luger, i dunno bout the L-35 but the luger is such a joy to hold. it feels so balanced and the sights seem to automaticaly align themselves on the target.

        god i gotta stop thinking about it, im getting barred up haha


        • #5
          Does anyone know how it is reloaded? To me it looks like it dosent have that wierd mechanism Luger has

          I heard that the ONLY downside with the Lahti L-35 was the fact that it wieghs 1.2 kg

          Gunning down the Soviets since mah Birthday March '06 -
          -={What a great gift daddy!}=-


          • #6
            It has a standard back-then-forward mechanism used with the grips right at the back...looks like it would cock similar to how a japanese nambu does.

            Fear my l33t photoshop h4x pointing it out:

            Some nice reading about it HERE.


            • #7
              Originally posted by Wolfsglen
              Fear my l33t photoshop h4x pointing it out:
              you can do the pointing out with paint
              "He who has not fought the Germans does not know war". - British Military Aphorism



              • #8
                "the original L-35 was extremely reliable and robust gun, with the only drawback of being slightly too heavy."

                Ah! Who cares if it's heavy, we are soldiers arent we?!

                So, after you have put in a new magazine, you pull that wierd thing down? With what my thumb? Looks pretty wierd..

                Heldentod: He was obviously joking about using Photoshop.

                Gunning down the Soviets since mah Birthday March '06 -
                -={What a great gift daddy!}=-


                • #9
                  Originally posted by myzko
                  So, after you have put in a new magazine, you pull that wierd thing down? With what my thumb? Looks pretty wierd..
                  You grab it each side of the gun, with yer thumb and finger of your non-firing hand (your firing hand will be holding it ready to fire) and pull it back - then release. The slide will chamber a round and cock it in the same way as most semi-autos.

                  Think how a Colt 45 (or a P-38 or TT33) or especially a Mauser C96 is cocked/worked and you will get the idea. Though it looks a bit weirder there, it works identically.

                  And yes i was kidding about photoshop


                  • #10
                    I see! I would probloby struggle alot trying to reload it. xD

                    Gunning down the Soviets since mah Birthday March '06 -
                    -={What a great gift daddy!}=-


                    • #11
                      Nah you would get used to it pretty quickly i think.

                      EDIT: thank god, i found a pic of the gun with its slide locked back in the rear position, ignore my previously crap artwork.

                      MORE INFO


                      • #12
                        I'd love to get my hands on both of those guns. However, being a finn, I'd prefer the L-35. It's also better looking in my opinion.


                        • #13
                          Wow, after reading that article, I absolutely love the L-35

                          uhm... You can see a guy reloading a L-35 here, and it dosent look like in that picture!


                          Maybe your picture shows the inferior Husqarna model? (swedish crap copy)
                          Last edited by myzko; 05-22-2006, 01:29 PM.

                          Gunning down the Soviets since mah Birthday March '06 -
                          -={What a great gift daddy!}=-


                          • #14
                            here is also good pictures ...


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by myzko
                              Wow, after reading that article, I absolutely love the L-35

                              uhm... You can see a guy reloading a L-35 here, and it dosent look like in that picture!


                              Maybe your picture shows the inferior Husqarna model? (swedish crap copy)
                              Yup it is, but the slide/bolt works the same way Pulls straight back etc