Rohm RG8

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An Rohm RG8 (also known as the RG-8 or RG Model 8) is an 8mm Blank-firing semi-automatic handgun by Röhm Gesellschaft / RG Industries.

The Rohm RG (also known as the "RG-8", the RG Model 8, or the Mod.RG-8) is an 8mm Blank-firing semi-automatic handgun manufactured and distributed by German gun maker Röhm Gesellschaft, and its American division RG Industries (though it's unknown if this model was ever sold on the U.S. market).

The Rohm RG8 has actually been used as a prop gun in several fairly well-known films, such as the 1986 Hong Kong action film "Royal Warriors", as well as French action film "Crime Spree" (2003).


Live-Firing Version

It is essentially identical in design to the RG Model 26, except that it is chambered for 8mm Blanks instead of the RG Model 26's .25 ACP live round chambering.


Pop-Culture


Movies / Film


Royal Warriors (1986) - also known as "In the Line of Duty"

The Rohm RG8 pistol was featured in Hong Kong action film "Royal Warriors" (A.K.A. "In the Line of Duty"), and is carried by security guard Michael Wong in an ankle holster as his duty weapon. Of course, the irony being that in real life, it's actually a gun that fires 8mm blanks.

Michael Wong aiming his Rohm RG8 in Hong Kong action film "Royal Warriors" (also known as "In the Line of Duty").
Michael Wong's Rohm RG8 pistol is shown on the floor in the Hong Kong action film "Royal Warriors" (also known as "In the Line of Duty").




Crime Spree (2003)

In the 2003 French film "Crime Spree", the characters Julien and Raymond are both seen shooting a Rohm RG8.

Raymond firing a Rohm RG8 pistol in the 2003 film "Crime Spree".
Raymond shooting his Rohm RG8 pistol in Crime Spree (2003).