Skip to comments.Revolving Shotgun Built From Scratch
Posted on 02/08/2011 12:14:44 PM PST by perfect stranger
Using chambers cut off 12 ga. scrap barrels and a new $10 bbl for an Italian auto shotgun, the only other gun part is a scrapped hammer from a 1857 Remington perc revolver:
Loads like a SAA Colt but underlever rotates and cocks it. Blow-by is negligible, hardly noticeable with normal shirt sleeve.
Opened for some still shots, at top of the inside pix screwed in is the firing pin, impact type with return spring. The ratchet or star with the hand is visible below on the left side, also the pawl that cocks the hammer. The cylinder indexing lock is external, operated by the under lever. At very bottom the small knob releases the cylinder to turn clockwise for loading.
Due to limited equipment I was unable to copy existing mechanisms so it is pretty much designed from scratch, largely by cut and try, trial and error, etc.
Nice work. Next project, 12 gauge electrically powered minigun.
Looks like one of the new Taurus Judge rifles.
If that cylinder ever fails to line up just right.....
I hope some activist doesn’t decide that the revolver portion of the shotgun constitutes a ‘sawed off’ shotgun.
There was one state, I don’t remember which, or county where someone was using .45cal shot to shoot snakes. They considered it a sawed off shotgun. Liberal idiots.
LOL I had the same thought.
Wow... Now that looks like fun to shoot. :-)
What, no video?
Too many moving parts to break, no advantage over a pump that can hold way more shells, cool trinket, but still just a trinket
>>Nice work. Next project, 12 gauge electrically powered minigun.<<
Or, even better, this:
Now I want to see the belt fed version.
Have you seen the Sons of Guns show on the discovery channel?
I’ll take two please!
didn’t they make a pistol shotgun that shot small shotgun shells?
rest assured BATF lawyers working on it now.
this guy may be the next Randy Weaver.
Revolving Shotgun Built From Scratch
An interesting and well-executed exercise.
But I suspect some folks wouldn’t put the fingers of one hand in front
of a revolver with shotgun shells...although there’s probably about zero
risk with modern shells.
In comparison to the old black-powder “revolver” rifles which you needed
to NEVER put your hand out in front of the revolver in case an accidental
discharge might take off a fair chunk of your hand.
“for shooting them in the back as they run away”
May I recommend a rail-mounted shovel for that Judge?
Google “Taurus Judge” . Really cool bedside weapon.
Actually it is from a replica of Remington New Model Army of 1863, missnamed the model of 1858 (not 1857) because of the original 1858 patent date.
“for shooting them in the back as they run away”
May I recommend a rail-mounted shovel for your Taurus?
Correct me if I’m wrong,
but the Miller case was decided by the overall length (including the shortened stock) being too short.
The barrel was OK, but the stock shortening caused the problem.
Hope the ATF doesn’t inquire about a Class 2 license to manufacture.
There is a hell of a delay in here.
The BATF even went after the “potato gun” guys at one point.
Look up the AA12, 250 rounds per minute.
Very cool gun.
Wonder why his finger is inside the trigger guard?
I was wondering the same thing. I suspect this guy might have put the cart before the horse if you know what I mean...
Can one get a tongue slicer and cauterizer with that shovel accessory?
Nice - 26 round capacity. Impressive.
My current obsession is this baby:
14+1 in a short 26.1” frame. Plus, the ability to hot switch which magazine tube you are feeding from. Buck shot on one side, slugs on the other, and a lever selects which one you want at any given moment.
“Wonder why his finger is inside the trigger guard?”
Must be zombies a-coming.
Just give your concept and intended purpose to our “model builder”, perfectstranger, he can make it happen.
What about a nano-nuc trencher round?
There is a difference between a tool and art.
That is a piece of art my FRiend.
I would love to have one just like it.
Or a cool prop from "Wild, Wild West".
I want one.
“Hope the ATF doesnt inquire about a Class 2 license to manufacture.”
As of the last I looked, a few months ago, you do not need any license to make a firearm for your own use. You can’t sell it, but you can make all you want!
‘Not sure what to say except, “I want one.”’
likewise. I always wanted one of the old Colt Revolving Shotguns, and never even got to touch one...
This would most definately do. Although I’d prefer 10ga. 3-1/2” magnum... Absolutely perfect for when the boys come to see my daughters! ;)
Something new for ya.
Even if the operator is given authorization to disregard the violation of international law, the stand-off ranges required for mission survival offer little hope the objective will be achieved. There is also the broader issue of magnetron sputtering,
Although a cool little thing to have, it will be classified by the ATF as a “Destructive Device” As all previous revolver shotgun designs have been.
(I.E. The Striker, The Protecta, The SWD Street Sweeper)
I myself had a close call with my daughter. She was going to stay with a friend overnight. I don't know why but I called to check up on her and the friend didn't know anything about the stay over. I knew right then what was going on. I live 15 miles out of town, but was in town in minutes looking for her. After about 30 minutes raging around town getting madder and madder, finally found some of her friends running around and asked them where she might be. They said sure she would be at so and so’s house. I asked where that was and they pointed out this house. I walked up to the door and knocked and I could hear movement inside but no answer and then it got quiet. I blew it, kicked in the door and in two steps crossed the living room and grabbed the guy standing at the hallway by his shirt and had him up on the wall explaining to him that I wanted to know where my daughter was. He explained to me that he knew nothing about my daughter. I told him the name of the guy where I thought she was. He tells me that, that guy lives three houses down and on the other side of the street. I could have killed those kids about then. I apologized and went out the door and pulling up was the sheriff (a lifetime friend)He took me to the sheriffs office and made me set there while he went and got my daughter. He was nice enough that he didn't charge me with anything, but I bought the guy a new door and frame and installed it. Yes the daughter did survive. She is 31 now and has given me three of the most wonderful grandchildren anyone could want, she is a nurse and a really good person. Too bad she nearly got me killed and gave me more gray hair than Santa clause. But we got through it. Be strong but be calm, advice from an older gentleman.
“If that cylinder ever fails to line up just right.....”
If the cylinder is off by a sufficient amount to create a problem the primer will not be lined up with the firing ping and it will only go “click”.
It’s not for the daughters, it’s for the boys, and I’m not exactly joking.
Frankly, if your friend fired through the passenger-side window, it sounds like he INTENDED to kill. Tires are easier to hit, and more likely to disable the vehicle without injuring people. Bullets go through things. It’s what they do. Best to put them through things that are replaceable.
My rational manner is to terrify the boys. As long as they stay terrified, they don’t have any problems.