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Maybe I should rethink that upcoming trip to Mombassa! I didn't know anyone used the old school launchers anymore-seems like most folks have gont to the coaxial system like the M203, maybe the Kenyans have a warehouse full of rifle grenades. Anybody know anything about this? Anybody ever fired one? I don't see any leaf or quadrant sights, but based on most African marksmanship, it seems that anywhere in the general direction is fine, usually holding the weapon up over a wall. Michael Durant spoke about this in his book about Mogadishu, Somalia. Looks like he's ready to go to town with the baseball bat and trashcan lid!
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Maybe I should rethink that upcoming trip to Mombassa! I didn't know anyone used the old school launchers anymore-seems like most folks have gont to the coaxial system like the M203, maybe the Kenyans have a warehouse full of rifle grenades. Anybody know anything about this? Anybody ever fired one? I don't see any leaf or quadrant sights, but based on most African marksmanship, it seems that anywhere in the general direction is fine, usually holding the weapon up over a wall. Michael Durant spoke about this in his book about Mogadishu, Somalia. Looks like he's ready to go to town with the baseball bat and trashcan lid!
God Bless,
Pyro Mike
I fired a smoke rifle grenade from a AK4 (G3). Firing procedure was like firing a mortar, no special sights used, only simple mathematics, involving elevation and
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maybe its firing a less than lethal round? it looks like the police with the G3, so its possible...... but from the looks of that ax handle......I doubt it
 

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Fired something like that on an M16a1/a2 called a Mk87 Line throwing adapter that is screwed onto the end of the muzzle and fires a 24 Oz rubber coated projectile. It was used primarily as a rescue tool for taking line over to a ship/boat adrift. The rounds used were grenade rounds and they worked adequate enough.
Did launch a few tennis balls with them too and at 25 yards, they were fairly accurate.
 

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Is there such a thing as "less than lethal" out of a 7.62? Rubber or not it'd probably still kill you.
 

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Thank you very much, gentlemen!
Those are some nice finds. :D
 

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Turbo, thanks for the laugh, I needed it this morning!
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I am sure its teargas launcher.

This is teargas launcher made by HK.(never seen eny canister)


Here is a swedish rifle grenade blank(one unused and two used) and training grenade(top) and smoke bottom.


Here is style how swedish manual teach you shoting those.



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by AFP Getty

A soldier fires his rifle over demonstrators during a rally in Eldoret 16 January 2008 in western Kenya. Kenyan police fired on opposition protesters Wednesday, killing two and wounding several others, in a crackdown on nationwide rallies against President Mwai Kibaki's disputed re-election.


by AFP Getty



A looter is hit over the head with a rifle by a Kenyan policeman after the boy was caught running away with stolen merchandise at the Mathare slum in Nairobi, 30 December 2007 three days after Kenyans went to the polls to elect a new President.
 
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