Oddball guns you'd like?

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A gun with a minimum effective range? Only as a curiosity...
 

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They were originally produced for the Army, who decided they didn't want them and gave them to the OSS. Not many were dropped into France, most were dropped into the Philipines and Indonesia. It is the only firearm that took less time to manufacture, about 6.6 seconds, than to reload, about 10 seconds.

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gotcha...thanks for the clarification
 

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The point of the Liberator was to shoot it once, preferably in the back of someone's head, and get a real gun. I'd be frightened to shoot it once and terrified to do it a second time. That and it would probably hurt almost as much to fire as to get hit by the bullet :xtrmshock
 

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Carol, I wish I'd known that you like Arisakas. I just gave a trigger assembly, receiver and complete barrel - everything but the stock - to a friend.

I appreciate the thought nonetheless! Thanks so much. :)
 

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I was thinking of one of those multi-caliber revolvers that take 410 shotshells or the 45 colt. Wouln't be a bad hiking, trail gun. You could load it up with 410 shot for snakes and other little critters but still have a more potent load for larger things.
 
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I was thinking of one of those multi-caliber revolvers that take 410 shotshells or the 45 colt. Wouln't be a bad hiking, trail gun. You could load it up with 410 shot for snakes and other little critters but still have a more potent load for larger things.
Taurus has a new one out that looks pretty good for that, and being Taurus, the price is good.

Jeff
 

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At an OP in view of your house...
Hmm...

1. Glock 18: http://atlantisarms.com/History/G18Glock.html

2. FN 5.7: http://www.remtek.com/arms/fn/57/index.htm

3. Thompson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thompson_submachine_gun

4. M107 .50 cal.: http://www.inetres.com/gp/military/infantry/rifle/M107.html

5. DAO-12 "streetsweeper": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DAO-12

6. M4 with M203, eotech holographic sites, and surpressor (pic of gun, but not with all my attachments: http://world.guns.ru/assault/as17-e.htm

With endless funds and no laws to stop me, that seems like a good start! :)
 

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Definately. I would love a MBAssociates Gyrojet rifle, and a Pancor Jackhammer bullpup combat shotgun. Can't afford either as there are only the prototypes.
 

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I don't know if the photo is "oddball"...... looks to me like one of the Soviet style PP series submachine guns of WWII/Korea vintage.

Me, I wanted one of those English Martini Henry rifles, the ones used in all those Victorian era battles......

Even one of those would not stop an angry charging wife if she ever found out I'd spent $600 on such a thing......
 

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I saw a show on American Rifleman...it was an Airgun that Lewis and Clark brought along on thier expedition. Not the most effective firearm, but it seemed really cool (and oddball)!
 

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Actually, it's a new semi-auto, version of the PPSH.

I wouldn't mind the Johnson on this page, or anything on this page for that matter:

http://www.miltecharms.com/rifles.htm

I wonder why anyone would want a new remake ..... semi auto AKs at least are good shooters, but I doubt those would be. Where are they made and what caliber does it come in? Now the original one is an East Front classic, and played a major role in urban fighting. Love to just get a chance to fire one.

I have the German Mauser. Nice rifle, but ultimately a bit obsolescent for East Front conditions. I've got a Moisin carbine too, but its an open question as to whether that little monster punishes the shooter or the shootee more...
 

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I wonder why anyone would want a new remake ..... semi auto AKs at least are good shooters, but I doubt those would be. Where are they made and what caliber does it come in? Now the original one is an East Front classic, and played a major role in urban fighting. Love to just get a chance to fire one.

I have the German Mauser. Nice rifle, but ultimately a bit obsolescent for East Front conditions. I've got a Moisin carbine too, but its an open question as to whether that little monster punishes the shooter or the shootee more...

I'm not sure who is making them. The one in the picture is offered on the www.militarygunsupply.com website.

There are a couple of different versions around. Another one has part of the barrel sticking out of the barrel shroud in order to make one that does not require a tax stamp.
 

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An original Chinese SKS with folding out "pick" bayonet.
It has a chrome lined bore, a very crude tripper pull and it has no "lines". The Russian 30 is a comfortable round for anyone to shoot.
This firearm this is simply a fun gun for any one of any age to take out and play with.
 
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