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World's Biggest Revolver Fired Successfully (Polish Hog Leg Fires 5 oz. Bullets)
Business Insider ^ | March 1, 2013 | Geoffrey Ingersoll

Posted on 03/03/2013 4:05:56 PM PST by DogByte6RER

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World's Biggest Revolver Fired Successfully

So this is fun.

A guy in Poland built a gigantic revolver. Then he fired it.

RT reports that "It took Mr (Ryszard) Tobys around 2,500 hours to construct, since most of the parts had to be built by hand."

The revolver fires 5 oz. bullets and is supposedly certified by Guinness World Records. The Pentagon has not yet contacted Tobys for potential contracts.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/worlds-biggest-pistol-fired-2013-3#ixzz2MWWHiVe9

(FR Note: Link to the original story to access video of pistol being fired.)

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KEYWORDS: banglist; gunsandammo; handgun; madeinpoland; mostpowerfulhandgun; plinking; poland; polishpocketpistol; revolver
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1 posted on 03/03/2013 4:06:03 PM PST by DogByte6RER
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World’s Biggest Revolver By Ryszard Tobys

It was build by Ryszard Tobys and was modeled after the Remington Model 1859 revolver. It is 28mm in caliber.

http://avaxnews.net/fact/Worlds_Biggest_Revolver_By_Ryszard_Tobys.html


2 posted on 03/03/2013 4:08:13 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Hey Stosh, maybe we don’t throw the dog high enough.


3 posted on 03/03/2013 4:10:01 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Maybe not so good for CCW.


4 posted on 03/03/2013 4:10:31 PM PST by mkmensinger
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To: DogByte6RER

Maybe a “bench fire” from 100ft away, but no closer. Is there a YT of it yet?


5 posted on 03/03/2013 4:11:59 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Ok, 437.5 grains to an ounce says that the bullets weight in at 21,875 grains. Quite a heavy bullet.


6 posted on 03/03/2013 4:15:59 PM PST by calex59
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To: DogByte6RER

The sign said Vermont Bear Left. So we went home.

And 1858 Remington army on steroids.


7 posted on 03/03/2013 4:16:11 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Is that a gun in your pocket???


8 posted on 03/03/2013 4:20:12 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Sounds more like an 8 gauge pistol, gotta see what he does for a holster on this baby, I would love to make one as well but instead a 4 foot long 1911.


9 posted on 03/03/2013 4:20:28 PM PST by Eye of Unk
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To: Slings and Arrows

A nice pistol for backyard plinking.

Ping.


10 posted on 03/03/2013 4:21:30 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Some people have too much time on their hands.

It would make a good sign for a gun shop.


11 posted on 03/03/2013 4:21:54 PM PST by Venturer
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To: DogByte6RER

“It shoots through schools.”


12 posted on 03/03/2013 4:24:01 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Joe piscopo. Johnny dangerously.


13 posted on 03/03/2013 4:30:16 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: mkmensinger
Maybe not so good for CCW.

Maybe with a two-inch barrel?

14 posted on 03/03/2013 4:30:16 PM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: dfwgator
“It shoots through schools.”

"You fargin bastidge! This means war! I'll have your bells in a sling!"

FMCDH(BITS)

15 posted on 03/03/2013 4:30:29 PM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: g'nad; Ramius; osagebowman; Squantos; ExGeeEye
RT reports that "It took Mr (Ryszard) Tobys around 2,500 hours to construct, since most of the parts had to be built by hand."

No sh!t, Sherlock. What was your first clue? Other than a couple of large machine screws, almost everything would have to be made by hand. :)

Ping to all my blackpowder and revolver friends. It looks like some people are making up for lost trigger time now that the commies are gone.

Does he cast his own bullets, or does he farm that job out to a foundry. :) To keep things simple, each cylinder probably uses one can of Fg cannon powder.

16 posted on 03/03/2013 4:38:44 PM PST by 300winmag (Overkill Never Fails)
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To: 300winmag

RT reports that “It took Mr (Ryszard) Tobys around 2,500 hours to construct, since most of the parts had to be built by hand.”

No sh!t, Sherlock. What was your first clue? Other than a couple of large machine screws, almost everything would have to be made by hand. :)

Ping to all my blackpowder and revolver friends. It looks like some people are making up for lost trigger time now that the commies are gone.

Does he cast his own bullets, or does he farm that job out to a foundry. :) To keep things simple, each cylinder probably uses one can of Fg cannon powder.

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Maybe he used a 3D printer?


17 posted on 03/03/2013 4:46:40 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: DogByte6RER
Somehow it makes him look like the Incredibly shrinking man.


18 posted on 03/03/2013 4:47:52 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: DogByte6RER

It may be a revolver, but it ain’t a handgun.


19 posted on 03/03/2013 4:48:34 PM PST by Misterioso (The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.)
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To: DogByte6RER

How do you say, “Go ahead. Make my day.” in Polish?


20 posted on 03/03/2013 4:51:07 PM PST by Misterioso (The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.)
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