Cleaning Rod Artillery carbine Mk2

Cleaning Rod Artillery carbine Mk2

Weapon Specification
Date of Approval 1892
Length 21.00"
Weapon Overview

In 1892, the decision to arm the volunteer artillery with carbines manufactured from converted Mk2 rifles. A new pattern rod was installed in the carbine which resembled the rifle rod but dimensionally smaller. The new rod measured 21" long, and retained the 5/6th circumference to cam of the Mk2 rifle rod.