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    COP derringer four round 357/38

    Anyone have one or shot one? Have an opportunity to pick one up locally, would fit nicely in my movie gun collection- featured in the Matrix Reloaded, Blade Runner and used by Jonah Hill (of WoWS) in 21 Jumpstreet. Iím aware of the heavy double action etc etc.

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    No personal experience, but Ian ran one in a backup gun match. He was not impressed with the performance.

    https://youtu.be/P4ULyMeh3bw

    Looks like it's about the same size as a J frame, but thinner. Or about the size of a modern micro-9mm.

    So for actual use, crap. As a cool curio, why not if the price is right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by slimshady View Post

    So for actual use, crap. As a cool curio, why not if the price is right?
    “Completely Awful terrible horrible Gun”

    That’s about my thoughts on it as well.

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    As an act of charity I sold one for a local fellow when he needed to liquidate his gun collection.

    Too heavy for concealed carry.

    Too small for .357 mag.

    I could have bought it but saw no real value.
    My name is actually Scott and I really do live in Texas.

    I know, not very creative but it is factual.

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    Thanks Scott it’s a novelty for sure- not a useful tool. I’d only shoot 38 out of it if at all.

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    Too heavy for a 2 shot. But at the right price, I'd still buy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timkel View Post
    Too heavy for a 2 shot. But at the right price, I'd still buy.
    Good thing it's a 4 shot

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    I shot one of my friends who was a big derringer guy, about 10 years ago. It was a stinger for sure with magnum loads. .38's were ok. I have always wanted one for the novelty value of it, and as a conversation piece. Every time I personally have come by one, the seller wanted too much for it. I would still buy one today if the price was agreeable for the same reasons.

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    My only regret was not buying more than 3 of them when they were less than $300
    Class 3 shooters blow thier loads faster and with only 1 pull of the trigger

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