Greener Light Harpoon Gun

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Greener Light Harpoon Gun - .38 Special blanks
Greener Light Harpoon Gun with original case - .38 Special blanks

Made by W.W. Greener Ltd. Gunmakers of Birmingham (England), the Greener Light Harpoon Gun is designed for fishing and line launching. It functions by sliding a hollow harpoon over the barrel which is propelled by firing a specially made .38 Special high powered blank. The entire gun has a hard chrome lining for corrosion resistance. The harpoon gun was of a take-down design, and packed away into a specially made wooden case that contained the rifle, blank ammunition, harpoons, rope, detachable line holder and cleaning kit. The rifle design is based on that of the sporting rifles that W.W. Greener manufactured which were in turn based on the Martini-Henry rifle.

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Specifications

(1967 - 1970s)

Type: Harpoon gun/line launcher

Caliber: .38 Special

Barrel Length: 20 inches

Fire Modes: Single shot (falling block Martini action)


The Greener Light Harpoon Gun appears in the following films and TV shows by the following actors:

Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
Jaws Robert Shaw Quint Without line holder, stored in original case 1975
Orca Richard Harris Nolan 1977
Waterworld Kevin Costner The Mariner 1995

Television

Title / Episode Actor Character Note Date
Mythbusters Tori Belleci Himself "Phonebook Friction" (S06E12), Without chrome finish 2003 - ????
The Last Man on Earth Mark Boone Junior Pat Brown "Pitch Black" (S02E11) 2003 - ????

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Notation Release Date
Ravaged 2012



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