Skip to comments.8 Most Impractical Handguns in History
Posted on 05/10/2012 7:20:41 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
Practicality may not be something shooters think about all the time; if that was the case, .50-cal rifles would be a lot less popular on the civilian market . However, while we may look at some guns and think, Now why would anyone need THAT? chances are the Herculean handgun that looks like it was hauled in by a flatbed trailer doesnt hold a candle to some of the most impractical handguns in history. Whether they were too costly to make or just plain ineffective, here are eight of the most impractical handguns in history.
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You could do worse. Spanish instead of French, for instance. One revolver, made in Spain, 3 barrels, 18 shots, 3 firing pins, .25 ACP pistol cartridge.
That one just screams out, “Seriously, Get Off My Lawn.”
Both Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jeb Stuart used the things, in pairs as saddle guns. Both infantry generals Stonewall Jackson and *Wild* Patrick Cleburne used them as a single holstered weapon.
Stop the vehicle, or I will scratch your paint!
Kinda like Car and Driver is devoted to advertising cars... Or Scientific American is devoted to global warming?
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