Do they still make these?

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  1. Mithra

    Mithra Bay Area Labs

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    I was watching an old western last night and one of the characters kept a small Derringer up his sleeve in some type of "spring loaded holster" and when he wanted he could make it "spring" into his hand.

    So do they still make these kinds of "Pocket Pistols" with "spring loaded holsters" and if they do, what the hell are they called?
     
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    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    Yes they do. They are called Slingshot-errangs. The Army Dolphins use them all the time!

    Derringers and small shit pistols are still made. That outa the sleeve stuff was probably home-rigged then, and would have to be home-rigged now. Plus it probly only worked in the movies where they could do it again, and again until it looked like it worked!

    Werd!
     
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    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

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    do the work liek a normal gun just smaller or are all the barrels fired at the same time?
     
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    tosainu Banned Banned

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    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    Think over-under shotgun. They work pretty much like that.
     
  6. Mithra

    Mithra Bay Area Labs

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    I know they still make pocket pistols, was just wondering if anyone actually makes one of those "spring rigs".

    You are probably right that they were either made up and only in the movies/books or that they were a completely custom job
     
  7. Volund

    Volund Mighty Healthy

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    Spring loading your pistol is pretty easy.

    Ever see taxi driver?

    Get a book called "Magicians Arsenal." If you can't find it, PM me and I'll send it to you.

    The "spring loaded derringer" trick is how the "flower out of the sleeve" works for stage magicians.
     
  8. Mithra

    Mithra Bay Area Labs

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    Yup, you can see it at 7 minutes into this clip

    I don't need or even really want one, I was just wondering if these were being made by anyone and being used by anyone
     
  9. nw kor-am

    nw kor-am Blue Belt

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    my dad has an over/under derringer that shots a .38 special or .357 shell. about a 3" barrel (maybe) and a real bad attitude (recoil) Heavy little thing. I'm sure you can still get them. Cowboy's card game gun
     
  10. marclasvegas

    marclasvegas Yellow Belt

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    maybe you could hookup the spring thing to one of thoose tuarus 5-shot pistols that take .45 or 410 shotgun shells anyone know if thoose pistols are any good?

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  11. younggunz

    younggunz working it on out

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    Yes they are..

    .410 is a great snake round..which can also be used for self defense...think carjacking..

    thats no regular .45, its a .45 long colt....basically a .45 on steroids..

    Taurus makes very nice pistols nowadays..My brother has a .45 p24-7...its very well made..
     

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