Hungarian Weapons - Femaru FEGArmy Pistols
|A Walther PPK type steel or aluminum-titanium alloy frame DA/SA pistol|
Manufactured by Fegyver- és Gázkészulékgyár ('FÉG'), Budapest, cca 1980-2003
Manufactured with steel frame only, by FegArmy Kft, Budapest, 2003-2005
157mm [6.2"] long, 86mm [3.4"] long barrel
Unloaded weight, aluminum: 530g, loaded: 550g
Unloaded weight, steel: 650g, loaded: 680g
Same as the FÉG R61, but in caliber .22 LR, and Plastic grips with thumbrest.
This RL61 pistol is also referred to as the LR61.
The pistol has an external hammer with a revolving safety mechanism built into the slide. The double action firing mechanism and the external hammer make it possible to fire the first shot directly by pulling the trigger with a round in the chamber, while the gun is unlatched with the released hammer. The hammer may be cocked with the thumb also. The hammer is provided with a safety rest to protect against accidental discharge. The safety mechanism in the slide allows barrel loading of the latched pistol safely.
Design improvements of the Walther PPK by FÉG.