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Revolving Shotgun Built From Scratch
everydayandnodayoff.com ^ | Feb 02, 2011

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.


TOPICS: Hobbies
KEYWORDS: banglist; homemade; revolvershotgun; shotgun
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Not sure what to say except, "I want one."
1 posted on 02/08/2011 12:14:48 PM PST by perfect stranger
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To: perfect stranger

Nice work. Next project, 12 gauge electrically powered minigun.


2 posted on 02/08/2011 12:17:15 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: perfect stranger

Looks like one of the new Taurus Judge rifles.


3 posted on 02/08/2011 12:17:15 PM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: perfect stranger

If that cylinder ever fails to line up just right.....


4 posted on 02/08/2011 12:17:41 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: perfect stranger

I hope some activist doesn’t decide that the revolver portion of the shotgun constitutes a ‘sawed off’ shotgun.


5 posted on 02/08/2011 12:17:41 PM PST by MeganC (Soli Deo Gloria)
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To: MeganC

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.


6 posted on 02/08/2011 12:20:17 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White)
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To: MeganC

LOL I had the same thought.


7 posted on 02/08/2011 12:21:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: perfect stranger

Wow... Now that looks like fun to shoot. :-)


8 posted on 02/08/2011 12:22:36 PM PST by Dead Corpse (III%. The last line in the sand)
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To: KoRn

Ewwwww.... (((shudder)))


9 posted on 02/08/2011 12:23:19 PM PST by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais is beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: perfect stranger

What, no video?


10 posted on 02/08/2011 12:25:47 PM PST by TexasPatriot1 ("Tyranny is defined as that which legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry" Jefferson)
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To: perfect stranger

Too many moving parts to break, no advantage over a pump that can hold way more shells, cool trinket, but still just a trinket


11 posted on 02/08/2011 12:27:00 PM PST by Scythian
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To: Lurker

>>Nice work. Next project, 12 gauge electrically powered minigun.<<

Or, even better, this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pMEFd-CyYU&feature=fvst


12 posted on 02/08/2011 12:28:23 PM PST by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: TexasPatriot1
This is way more fun....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzqwEP5QC78

13 posted on 02/08/2011 12:30:02 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: perfect stranger

Now I want to see the belt fed version.


14 posted on 02/08/2011 12:30:31 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Scythian

Have you seen the Sons of Guns show on the discovery channel?


15 posted on 02/08/2011 12:30:51 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MeganC
there already is a revolver shotgun. The Taurus Judge shoots pistol shells and 410 shells. Even sawed off is legal if the barrel is 18 inches or longer.
16 posted on 02/08/2011 12:31:34 PM PST by fish hawk (R. Emmett Tyrrell: Liberalism is dead. What we see now is "soft Nazis-ism".)
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To: perfect stranger

I’ll take two please!


17 posted on 02/08/2011 12:32:18 PM PST by devistate one four ( AARP: Anti America Retired People Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: Scythian
Agreed. Nice and not putting it down but not as practical as it first seems. I'd rather have a Taurus Judge 45/410 for up close and personal and any of my shotguns with 00 and slugs alternated for shooting them in the back as they run away sliding in their own feces.
18 posted on 02/08/2011 12:35:37 PM PST by fish hawk (R. Emmett Tyrrell: Liberalism is dead. What we see now is "soft Nazis-ism".)
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To: fish hawk

didn’t they make a pistol shotgun that shot small shotgun shells?


19 posted on 02/08/2011 12:38:55 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: MeganC

rest assured BATF lawyers working on it now.

this guy may be the next Randy Weaver.


20 posted on 02/08/2011 12:40:57 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: perfect stranger


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.


21 posted on 02/08/2011 12:40:57 PM PST by VOA
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To: fish hawk

“for shooting them in the back as they run away”

May I recommend a rail-mounted shovel for that Judge?


22 posted on 02/08/2011 12:43:57 PM PST by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: longtermmemmory

Google “Taurus Judge” . Really cool bedside weapon.


23 posted on 02/08/2011 12:44:39 PM PST by fish hawk (R. Emmett Tyrrell: Liberalism is dead. What we see now is "soft Nazis-ism".)
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To: perfect stranger
the only other gun part is a scrapped hammer from a 1857 Remington perc revolver:

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.

24 posted on 02/08/2011 12:45:50 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (Had God not driven man from the Garden of Eden the Sierra Club surely would have.)
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To: fish hawk

“for shooting them in the back as they run away”

May I recommend a rail-mounted shovel for your Taurus?


25 posted on 02/08/2011 12:47:04 PM PST by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: fish hawk

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.


26 posted on 02/08/2011 12:49:13 PM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my about page. Click my handle.)
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To: perfect stranger

Hope the ATF doesn’t inquire about a Class 2 license to manufacture.


27 posted on 02/08/2011 12:49:26 PM PST by Wizdum (Wisdom is what you gain when things go wrong.)
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To: frog in a pot

There is a hell of a delay in here.


28 posted on 02/08/2011 12:49:59 PM PST by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

The BATF even went after the “potato gun” guys at one point.


29 posted on 02/08/2011 12:50:01 PM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my about page. Click my handle.)
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To: Lurker

Look up the AA12, 250 rounds per minute.


30 posted on 02/08/2011 12:54:07 PM PST by stockpirate (U-6 Total unemployed for January 2011 16.1 percent)
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To: perfect stranger

bookmark


31 posted on 02/08/2011 12:54:13 PM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: perfect stranger

Very cool gun.

Wonder why his finger is inside the trigger guard?


32 posted on 02/08/2011 1:01:26 PM PST by absalom01 (You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never wish to do less.)
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To: Wizdum

I was wondering the same thing. I suspect this guy might have put the cart before the horse if you know what I mean...


33 posted on 02/08/2011 1:08:00 PM PST by OKSooner (Obama confessed "his muslim faith" on the George Stephanopolous show on September 7th, 2008.)
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To: frog in a pot

Can one get a tongue slicer and cauterizer with that shovel accessory?


34 posted on 02/08/2011 1:08:20 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Osage Orange

Nice - 26 round capacity. Impressive.

My current obsession is this baby:

http://www.keltecweapons.com/news/preview-kel-tec-shotgun-ksg

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.


35 posted on 02/08/2011 1:09:27 PM PST by bolobaby
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To: absalom01

“Wonder why his finger is inside the trigger guard?”

Must be zombies a-coming.


36 posted on 02/08/2011 1:11:57 PM PST by bolobaby
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To: Paladin2; perfect stranger

Just give your concept and intended purpose to our “model builder”, perfectstranger, he can make it happen.


37 posted on 02/08/2011 1:15:51 PM PST by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: frog in a pot

What about a nano-nuc trencher round?


38 posted on 02/08/2011 1:22:32 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: bolobaby

Thanks!!


39 posted on 02/08/2011 1:34:52 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: Scythian

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.


40 posted on 02/08/2011 1:48:02 PM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: perfect stranger
I've been thinking that I'll build this one some day.
41 posted on 02/08/2011 2:10:55 PM PST by Rio
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To: perfect stranger
Looks like a totally functional Steampunk weapon.

Or a cool prop from "Wild, Wild West".

I want one.


Today is a good day to die.
I didn't say for whom.

42 posted on 02/08/2011 2:43:25 PM PST by The Comedian (Muslim Brotherhood = A.N.S.W.E.R = Soros = Obama)
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To: Wizdum

“Hope the ATF doesn’t 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!

OS


43 posted on 02/08/2011 3:28:46 PM PST by Old Student
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To: perfect stranger

‘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! ;)

OS


44 posted on 02/08/2011 3:32:35 PM PST by Old Student
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To: mylife

Something new for ya.


45 posted on 02/08/2011 3:35:33 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (I've lost my tag line.)
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To: Paladin2

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,


46 posted on 02/08/2011 4:57:38 PM PST by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: perfect stranger

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)


47 posted on 02/08/2011 7:25:16 PM PST by Kyle7735
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To: Old Student
Not funny. A kid I grew up with had an issue with his daughter running around out of control with the boys. Understandable, but he got out of control with his self. One night about 1 in the morning he hears a vehicle in front of his house. He grabbed his shotgun and ran to the door. Sure enough there was a pickup that belonged to one of the guys that was chasing after his daughter pulling out from in front of his house. He threw up the gun and put a round through the cab on the passenger side, said he wanted to scare the hell out of this guy. He didn't know that his daughter was in the truck hunkered down so she couldn't be seen. Just as he fired she raised up and he killed her. Pretty much destroyed him and his whole family. It was very sad, and he is still in prison. Just saying, those girls are going to grow up and they are going to cause you problems, but you have to deal with it in a rational manner.

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.

Rowdy

48 posted on 02/09/2011 12:35:55 AM PST by 1Rowdy1 (Keep You're Powder Dry and You're Head LOW, be very veeryy small. ( . )( .)
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To: KoRn

“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”.


49 posted on 02/09/2011 7:08:50 AM PST by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: 1Rowdy1

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.


50 posted on 02/09/2011 9:04:06 AM PST by Old Student
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