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World’s Smallest Functional Revolver [cuter than puppies]
TechEblog ^ | 15. August 2006 | unattributed

Posted on 08/15/2006 7:49:35 PM PDT by 1rudeboy

At just 2.16-inches, the SwissMiniGun is the world’s smallest functional revolver, complete with ammunition — shoots tiny 0.35-inch long bullets.

This miniature Swiss-made revolver and its ammunition are painstakingly crafted using watchmaking technology. Looks like the little shooter could do some damage, propelling that tiny slug at 426.5 f/sec. out of the muzzle.

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[Product information follows]


TOPICS: Hobbies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bang; banglist; gun; handgun; pistol; youllputyoureyeout
SwissMiniGun is proud to present the smallest revolver and ammunition in the world.
It's total length does not exceed 5.5 cm.

It shoots 2.34 m/m rim-fire ammunition.

This firearm is a scaled-down model of the much acclaimed and mystical Colt Python with all the same features as are found on the real size gun.

The manufacture of this exceptional miniature revolver has only been possible by exploiting the incomparable expertise and latest technologies of the Swiss Watch and Jewellery Industry, upon which its Worldwide reputation is built.

Our revolver and it's ammunition are 100% Swiss Made.

SwissMiniGun is a fully authorized and licenced gunsmith company in Switzerland.


1 posted on 08/15/2006 7:49:37 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Something tells me it's not particularly effective.


2 posted on 08/15/2006 7:51:44 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Islam delenda est)
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To: thoughtomator

Oh yeah? Try telling that to a cockroach.


3 posted on 08/15/2006 7:52:46 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy
Now that's a mouse gun.
4 posted on 08/15/2006 7:54:00 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam Factoid:After forcing young girls to watch his men execute their fathers, Muhammad raped them.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Sorry, I don't speak Arabic.


5 posted on 08/15/2006 7:54:27 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Islam delenda est)
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To: thoughtomator
Sorry, I don't speak Arabic.

Ew, good one....

6 posted on 08/15/2006 7:55:35 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (You! Shake your junk!)
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To: 1rudeboy
no wonder schools are banning those little toy key chain guns.

It looks exactly like that...

is this humor??

7 posted on 08/15/2006 7:56:36 PM PDT by GeronL (flogerloon.blogspot.com -------------> Rise of the Hate Party)
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To: GeronL

I have no idea. That's why I provided a link to the manufacturer.


8 posted on 08/15/2006 7:58:17 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Jeff Cooper is not amused.


9 posted on 08/15/2006 8:15:09 PM PDT by labette (Let none hear you idly saying, "There is nothing I can do"...)
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To: 1rudeboy

They are real. $5000.00 each, (that's 5 thou, not 5 hundred) and $10.00 per round of amunition.

Question: How does shooter pull the trigger?

(answer below)








With Bill Clinton's johnson.


10 posted on 08/15/2006 8:16:04 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Having my own CAR-15 in RVN meant never having to say I was sorry....)
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To: 1rudeboy; Tijeras_Slim; Constitution Day

Now that's a Minigun.

11 posted on 08/15/2006 8:20:39 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: 1rudeboy

I'll bet that thing has one heck of a kick.


12 posted on 08/15/2006 8:20:41 PM PDT by keithtoo (Israeli defense strategy "Cogito Ergo Boom!")
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To: 1rudeboy

Can it kill someone?

If not, why bother with it?

It is "cute".


13 posted on 08/15/2006 8:21:24 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: 1rudeboy

finally, we can start winning the war on the mosquitos that carry West Nile Virus!


14 posted on 08/15/2006 8:22:51 PM PDT by verum ago (Proper foreign policy makes loud noises.)
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To: thoughtomator

This is why the Swiss are most feared on the battlefield.


15 posted on 08/15/2006 8:32:23 PM PDT by sully777 (You have flies in your eyes--Catch-22)
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To: 1rudeboy

Just what kind of "puppies" are you talking about?


16 posted on 08/15/2006 8:37:06 PM PDT by sausageseller (Look out for the jackbooted spelling police. There! Everywhere!(revised cause the "man" accosted me!)
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To: martin_fierro

Is that some sort of pistol grip or aircraft stick control grip mounted above rear of breech area/operating motors?


17 posted on 08/15/2006 8:40:11 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Having my own CAR-15 in RVN meant never having to say I was sorry....)
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To: MindBender26

ROTFLMAO!


18 posted on 08/15/2006 10:01:46 PM PDT by Yehuda ("Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!" (Choke on it, pinkos!))
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To: thoughtomator

The best way to get yourself killed is to bring a small gun.


19 posted on 08/15/2006 10:03:06 PM PDT by 308MBR ( "She pulled up her petticoat, and I pulled out for Tulsa!" Abstinence training from Bob Wills.)
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To: IncPen; BartMan1; Forecaster

interesting ping


20 posted on 08/15/2006 10:42:27 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: 1rudeboy

I wouldn't be caught dead with one of those.


21 posted on 08/15/2006 10:45:36 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhauling is a sensible solution to mutiny.)
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To: nmh
Can it kill someone?

A. I don't know... hold muh beer while I find out...

B There's no warnin' labels on it so it must be safe for kids and small furry animals.

C. In the right hands a shoestring can be used to kill someone, so why not?

D. If ingested or inhaled, maybe.

E. I don't see a triggerlock so the answer must be yes.

F. Let's give it to one of the interrogators at Gitmo and find out if it is at least useful for knee-capping dwarf Talibans.

G. Only if you double tap.

H. Must be one of the Clinton Admin's Surgeon General Jocelyn Elder's "safer guns, safer bullets" models.

I. Well, at least it explains how the Swiss put holes in their cheese.

J. Useful only if holding up the Keebler elves.

K. In Alabama these are known as fire-ant zappers.

L. Give it to a SEAL, they can even kill things with a tea cozy.

M. You might be a redneck, if your cat's packin one of these.

N. This must be DU's idea of national defense.

Ken better not be cheatin' on Barbie, is all I have to say.

22 posted on 08/15/2006 11:08:22 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: thoughtomator

How else would you hunt gummi bears?


23 posted on 08/15/2006 11:10:34 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: 1rudeboy
http://www.horstheld.com/default.htm

Above URL has Antique hand guns, some smaller than this.
The smallest is a buckle single shot gun that uses a large bullet.
24 posted on 08/16/2006 2:04:21 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ("Remember the Alamo, Goliad and WACO, It is Time for a new San Jacinto")
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To: labette

Maybe...but I think Elmer Keith would have gotten a grin out of it.


25 posted on 08/16/2006 2:04:22 AM PDT by Khurkris (When the levee breaks there'll be no place to hide.)
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To: humblegunner; Eaker; Xenalyte
I want one of these.

I could wear it on a silver chain around my neck like a piece of jewelry.

I wonder if they make tiny little hollow-points?

26 posted on 08/16/2006 2:13:13 AM PDT by Allegra (RIP FReeper FLYER. You will be greatly missed.)
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To: thoughtomator
Sorry, I don't speak Arabic.

Hadeh ilithac!

27 posted on 08/16/2006 2:16:14 AM PDT by Allegra (RIP FReeper FLYER. You will be greatly missed.)
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To: Shooter 2.5

.


28 posted on 08/16/2006 4:58:35 AM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (Vote a Straight Republican Ballot. Rid the country of dems. NRA)
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To: thoughtomator
Sorry, I don't speak Arabic.

Closely related to Scarabic

29 posted on 08/16/2006 5:08:52 AM PDT by P8riot ("You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone." - Al Capone)
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To: 1rudeboy

Careful or you'll put your eye out.


30 posted on 08/16/2006 5:09:58 AM PDT by P8riot ("You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone." - Al Capone)
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To: 1rudeboy
A two grain "bullet" (that is 1/5 the weight of a typical airgun pellet) at air-pistol velocities won't do much harm (though it does retain velocity rather well). Put an eye out, though, and might actually get lodged under the skin. Probably more like a dart gun.

I'm waiting for the gelatin ballistic tests.
31 posted on 08/16/2006 6:00:29 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Your FRiendly FReeper Patent Attorney)
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To: Beelzebubba
No gelatin tests, but lots of info. on the round here. What is the velocity of an air-pellet?
32 posted on 08/16/2006 6:44:46 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: thoughtomator

::: ouch :::


33 posted on 08/16/2006 6:45:34 AM PDT by BunnySlippers
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To: 1rudeboy

On a pistol, in the range of 500 fps. A high-powered break-barrel or pre-charged pneumatic rifle can get you in the 1000-1200 fps range for .177 or .20 caliber light weight pellet. My Beeman Kodiak will do about 680 fps w/ a 30 grain .25 pellet.


34 posted on 08/16/2006 8:15:34 AM PDT by green iguana
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To: piasa

Pretty good!

:)


35 posted on 08/16/2006 8:23:57 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: 1rudeboy
And if you want a real air gun, there are companies like Quackenbush that sell PCP's that can send a 300+ grain .308 or larger cast bullet at 700 fps or so. I want one for back yard deer hunting, but he's sold out right now...
36 posted on 08/16/2006 8:24:12 AM PDT by green iguana
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To: green iguana

Howdy! I am a Daystate,Falcon,Talon and Career owner myself. PCP's rule!


37 posted on 08/16/2006 10:04:43 AM PDT by beltfed308 (Nanny Statists are Ameba's.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Ported to reduce recoil.


38 posted on 08/16/2006 10:07:24 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the law of the excluded middle)
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To: 1rudeboy

That thing's got a barrel with a ventilated rib on it....well, it's got a vent. :-)


39 posted on 08/16/2006 11:14:31 AM PDT by 300magnum (We know that if evil is not confronted, it gains in strength and audacity, and returns to strike us)
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To: Allegra; Eaker; Bacon Man; humblegunner; Hap

It's TOO cute! I want one too. But how do you fire it?


40 posted on 08/16/2006 11:15:50 AM PDT by Xenalyte ("Snakes on a Plane" will win best movie next year.)
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To: Xenalyte; Allegra; Eaker; Bacon Man; Hap
But how do you fire it?

At very close range.

41 posted on 08/16/2006 11:26:47 AM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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To: Xenalyte

It looks like the trigger/trigger guard assembly pivots as one unit, as the hand (which advances the cylinder) is attached at the rear of the trigger guard. At the same time the mainspring is compressed bringing the hammer back. Given the pivoting guard assembly, I'd say the actual trigger is the serrated part below and in front of the guard.

42 posted on 08/16/2006 11:35:18 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

That makes perfect sense.

I just e-mailed my husband to tell him I want one and they're only five thousand bucks so we should get matching ones.


43 posted on 08/16/2006 11:38:52 AM PDT by Xenalyte ("Snakes on a Plane" will win best movie next year.)
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To: Xenalyte

Remind him that diamonds are a girl's best friend. ;)

44 posted on 08/16/2006 11:41:44 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I'd say the actual trigger is the serrated part below and in front of the guard.

Dang, even a Glock is safer than that.

45 posted on 08/16/2006 12:01:20 PM PDT by 300magnum (We know that if evil is not confronted, it gains in strength and audacity, and returns to strike us)
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To: green iguana

Serious question: if you lived in a rural/suburban area with a deer problem ( as many as 10 eating your expensive landscaping) what medicine would you suggest that could swat thenm without injury, and keep me out of poacher's jail?

The wrist rocket has a poor hit ratio.


46 posted on 08/16/2006 1:34:02 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Your FRiendly FReeper Patent Attorney)
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To: Beelzebubba

Paintball gun.


47 posted on 08/16/2006 3:12:51 PM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (Vote a Straight Republican Ballot. Rid the country of dems. NRA)
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To: Beelzebubba; Shooter 2.5
Sounds like you need more practice with the slingshot...

Shooter 2.5's suggestion is seconded, tho' that could get you in trouble if you're in a municipality that considers a paintball gun to be a firearm and doesn't allow discharging firearms within city jurisdiction. Neighbors might start to complain when the lovely deer they feed start showing up with multicolored spots... Or just buy tan paintballs.

I'm outside the city but have neighbors close enough that during deer season I hesitate to even use a shotgun. Which is why I have my crossbow. But one of those Quackenbush guns would give me a bit more range.

Outside of season, I chase 'em off w/ my Beeman R7 - very accurate, very quiet .177 air rifle. At 30 yards with a wadcutter pellet it won't break the skin if you hit 'em in the rump, but sure does chase them off for a while.

This site has a lot of good info on it and on many other air guns:

http://www.straightshooters.com/beeman/r7.html#featuresummary
48 posted on 08/17/2006 6:07:51 AM PDT by green iguana
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