3 rounds semi-automatic gun P218 MIKASA. It has a "Ramp-release-System" and the moving part is one only.
The all parts were cut with a scroll saw.
The strange shaped trigger. It has umbrella-like releasers.
The small releaser-part, has 3 ramps and 4 pallets.
It has a "Pallet-Escapement" like a common semi-automatic rubber band gun.
Saw blade-like holding hooks. The trigger is pulled forward and downward by the trigger spring.
3 rounds. The loading is very complex.
GIF animation to explain the escapement-action.
The right view.
The left view.
The name "MIKASA" means "Three umbrellas" in Japanese.
Made from plywood (Frame-panels),
Japanese cypress (Barrel),
MDF (Trigger, Grip-base) and Japanese zelkova (Grip-panels).
Coated with urethane clear paint.
Please watch the video.
I made three models have a same thema ("Shark-Fin-Release" and "One-Moving-Part only").
That is continued to the 3rd model, P220 GANNET.
<Completion Date> 2014/06
<Model Name> P219 MIKASA
<Category> Hand Gun
<Length> 410 MM
<Barrel Length> 270 ~ 295 MM
<Capacity> 3 rounds
<Ammo> #16 Rubber Band (Japan Industrial Standards)
<Action> Semi Auto