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zorbazorba Senior MemberPosts: 23,659 Senior Member
I'm a weird and different kind of a guy. Which means I like weird and different kinds of guns. But this one I think is a bit too weird for me, although I wouldn't turn it down if someone wanted to give it to me!


-Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

"If you get it and didn't work for it, someone else worked for it and didn't get it..."

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  • bobbyrlf3bobbyrlf3 Senior Member Posts: 2,543 Senior Member
    I don't particularly like the no trigger guard design.
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  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 10,914 Senior Member
    In theory may be a OK get off me gun, but the size and design, not so much
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  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,749 Senior Member
    Its a novelty. The awkward shape, heavy trigger pull, and diminutive caliber negate its practical function for the manufacturer's intended use.

    The 22wmr round can be arguably sufficient for SD. However, once a full size gun is used to deliver it. All advantage of the smaller round are lost, and compromise becomes folly.

    My intrigue does imagine such a gun chambered for large bore shot shells. Carried for snake protection in areas where appropriate.
  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 23,659 Senior Member
    The 22wmr round can be arguably sufficient for SD. However, once a full size gun is used to deliver it. All advantage of the smaller round are lost, and compromise becomes folly.
    That makes a lot of sense to me!
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    "If you get it and didn't work for it, someone else worked for it and didn't get it..."
  • BigslugBigslug Senior Member Posts: 8,258 Senior Member
    edited February 14 #6
    Soooo. . .you get four shots to a J-frame's five, or a Cobra's six, and have to develop skills needed to run a trigger pull weight and technique that can't be brought to the party from any other firearm you own. That horrid trigger is used to launch 80 grains of lead at a velocity that will be seriously compromised from it's factory spec due to the short barrels, whereas the .38's and .357's will be throwing MINIMUM weights of about 110 grains all the way up to 200.  OK. . .so maybe two .22 Mags hitting side by side simultaneously make for a wider effective wound path, but if that horrid trigger either takes away any semblance of accuracy or requires you to spend more time bracing up to deliver it, what is it really doing to help you out?

    I REALLY need to develop a list of The Dumbest Things I've Ever Seen so that I can actually start placing them in some kind of order.  Since this gun may be used to start that list, it's currently at the top.
    WWJMBD?

    "Nothing is safe from stupid." - Zee
  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 23,659 Senior Member
    Here's another one for ya, BigSlug!


    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    "If you get it and didn't work for it, someone else worked for it and didn't get it..."
  • SpkSpk Senior Member Posts: 3,962 Senior Member
    Novelty guns...
    It says, "When you're strange, people remember your name..."

    Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience -- Mark Twain
    How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and [how] hard it is to undo that work again! -- Mark Twain

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