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"I'm assuming that is integral porting on the end of the barrel?
This is a pretty darn neat looking revolver."
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Posted @withregram • @kc_eusebio Met a Japanese shooter who had won Steel Challenge in the revolver division in 1991. He came back and this is the same revolver he used. Such a unique looking wheel gun
Here’s the question, what would you name her and where is she from? Make me laugh. Happy Friday y’all. #2A 
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Pointless.

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Is that Marvin the Martian's Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator?

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im seeing the steampunk interest - i also find it intriguing because i have no idea what mind might come up with this and ive always appreciated other points of view 

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I’d bet that the holster is an “interesting” piece of work!!!

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10 hours ago, Subdeacon Joe said:

 

But the revolver has a kind of Buck Rodgers/Steampunk appeal to it.

 

I'm sitting here staring at it, trying to decide whether I am repulsed by it or if I want one.

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"It is my most favorite gun"

 

Apparently the "Vera" Prop was originally built by the prop house to be used as an example of a homebuilt ghost firearm for some movie that never happened.  I'm just thinking that if I'm homebuilding a gun to skirt the law, Vera is way too complicated... piece of pipe and a nail is more my speed... apparently the gunsmiths that worked on it took about a month per copy (they made several)  I'm working from memory here, if you want exact details, it's on the firearm blog tv.

 

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I finally went and looked up Vera. Having never seen Firefly or serenity or whatever the hell that show was I didn't know it.

 

I found this quote. Sounds like something a modern anti-gun politician would say.

 

Six men came to kill me one time. And the best of 'em carried this. It's a Callahan full-bore auto-lock. Customized trigger, double cartridge thorough gauge. It is my very favorite gun… This is the best gun made by man. It has extreme sentimental value… I call her Vera.

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Alpo said:

I finally went and looked up Vera. Having never seen Firefly or serenity or whatever the hell that show was I didn't know it.

 

I found this quote. Sounds like something a modern anti-gun politician would say.

 

Six men came to kill me one time. And the best of 'em carried this. It's a Callahan full-bore auto-lock. Customized trigger, double cartridge thorough gauge. It is my very favorite gun… This is the best gun made by man. It has extreme sentimental value… I call her Vera.

 

 

 


Interestingly, Adam Baldwin, who played Jayne, is the rare pro-2A type in Hollywood.

 


Oh, and as I recall, Vera helps save the day.

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Firefly is a space western. Highly recommended. 

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17 minutes ago, Texas Joker said:

Firefly is a space western. Highly recommended. 


If you’ll notice, a few of us have quotes from the series in our Sig lines, myself included.

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I got the title reference and am a brown coat myself. Used to blast the theme at work when I got stressed.

 

I have the boxed set but after the Brisco thread I was gonna keep my geekdom to myself. I have that boxed set also

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I've asked my daughter for the box set for the past four Christmases. I believe they call that selective hearing.

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I think it's pretty ugly myself , but two questions come to mind.

Isn't Steel Challenge shot with .22s , and start with gun-in-hand , so no holster needed??

Not sure , why I'm asking.

Rex :D

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6 hours ago, Rex M Rugers #6621 said:

I think it's pretty ugly myself , but two questions come to mind.

Isn't Steel Challenge shot with .22s , and start with gun-in-hand , so no holster needed??

Not sure , why I'm asking.

Rex :D

 

You are thinking Rim Fire Challenge. There is also Steel Challenge where you use Center Fire pistols.

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