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  • American Derringer Pistol

    09/04/2020 5:09:43 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/4/20 | J Dickson
    Small hideout guns tend to be small caliber and that means ineffectual stoppers. The current crop of ultra-light polymer-framed .32s and .380s with double action only trigger mechanisms are also very hard to hit anything with. There is a more effective alternative available. American Derringer has beefed up the traditional Remington Double Derringer to .45 Colt caliber and it also will chamber the 2½-inch .410 shotgun shells. The .45 Colt is a one-shot stopper with a hit to the vitals, and you have two shots. It is a close range weapon, but then most gunfights are also close range and...
  • Florida Man Shoots Himself in Leg While Waiting for Job Interview

    05/10/2016 12:03:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    Authorities are investigating after a part-time jail guard accidentally shot himself in the leg as he waited to interview for a janitorial job at a Florida Panhandle elementary school. The News Herald reports that while 28-year-old Travis Anthony Holland waited in his truck on Friday, he decided to replace a spent round in his Derringer revolver before storing it in a secure compartment of the truck. A police report says he shot himself in the thigh and was treated at a hospital. Police initially said the incident didn't warrant criminal charges because law enforcement officers are exempt from a state...
  • Dillinger's derringer nets $95,600 at auction

    07/27/2009 2:14:11 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 14 replies · 3,638+ views
    hosted ^ | Jul 26
    DALLAS (AP) -- A gun once carried by bank robber John Dillinger has brought $95,600 at a Texas auction.