Tomio (Shoei Seisakusho Inc.) has sent in details of their MG42 display model:
We are pleased to provide you with this information. We manufactured "MG42 display model" in response to many requests. Please see an attachment picture, if interested in this.
We manufactured the barrel, the chamber, and the feeding tray newly. The barrel and the chamber processed the pure material of aluminium. The taper of a barrel is the same as a real barrel. Neither is opening the hole. Moreover, they are being fixed by the pin. The feeding tray can equip with a drum magazine. Nothing similar to a discharge mechanism is in the inside of a receiver.
The price of this model is as follows:
MG42 display model 135,000JPY
(The dummy cartridge of five shots, with a full-size belt link.)
Moreover, the feeding tray which can discharge BB cartridge in the state where it equipped with the drum magazine, using a box magazine was also manufactured. Both new feeding trays are options in 15,000JPY.
MG42 air blowback BB gun is in stock now.
If you have any questions or need further info, please feel free to contact me any time.
I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Thank you. Greetings from Japan. Best regards,
Tomio Matsumoto, (Shoei Seisakusho Inc., Japan)