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The Smallest Revolver EVER?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
A while back I ran into a really, really small revolver. A flare gun, actually, a .22 pinfire flare gun, to be precise, but still the smallest working revolver I have ever seen. And when i say small, I mean... Seriously puny: [caption id="attachment_64" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Xythos Revolver - "]Xythos Revolver - [/caption] [caption id="attachment_65"… Read More

One of my old favorites.

Monday, May 25th, 2009
Many years ago, I remember watching a movie where the bad guys used a very unique machine pistol. It was fairly compact, had a high rate of fire, and it's most distinguishing feature was a cylindrical, high capacity magazine, mounted to the rear of the barrel, above the grip of the weapon. A most unusual configuration indeed, but I just loved the look. If you haven't figured it out already, I'm talking about the venerable Calico M950, aka the Calico Liberty III, from Calico Light Weapon Systems: [caption id="attachment_50" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Calico M950/Liberty III - 9mm, 50r Mag"]Read More