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Home-brewed Derringer

Discussion in 'Handguns: General Discussion' started by Michael Tinker Pearce, Oct 23, 2016.

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    Hey, I like that Michael - Touching the first shot off must have been a bit tense. :)

    Here's a little half size pistol I made, many years ago, with just hand tools.

    And the video of how I made it HERE

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  2. Michael Tinker Pearce

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    I'd seen that video- beautiful work! Quite a neat little pistol.
     
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    Love those one-shooter derringers! Great! Would love one in .455 Webley!! :D
     
  4. RedAlert

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    Nicely done. What holds the barrel in battery?
     
  5. Michael Tinker Pearce

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    Here's the mechanism, closed and open. The barrel-lug is made in one piece with the barrel:
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    Very nice. Thanks showing it.
    Will
     
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    Very nice. Looks stout and positive.
     
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    Awesome! That is on my bucket list to do someday. I'm jealous!
     
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