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    I don't know what would possess someone to combine the worst qualitys of a semi-auto and a revolver, but I'll be damned if I don't want one anyway, if for nothing but the cool factor.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mateba_Autorevolver

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    ooh, interesting piece
    -Unrequited

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    Look into ... I think its a Webly-fosbery. Bogart mentioned it in "The Maltese Falcon".

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    Yeah, Webley made one back in the day. I saw it mentioned in American Rifleman years ago, one of those "what is this old gun I've got" articles.

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    vinnie wrote:
    Look into ... I think its a Webly-fosbery. Bogart mentioned it in "The Maltese Falcon".
    Well done, Sir, and to Tomahawk also! Colonel Fosbery did indeed collaborate with Webleys of Birmingham to produce the first semi automatic revolver, I think, in .455 calibre. Maybe around 1900ish, not too sure. Seems like the cylinder slid backwards upon being fired, and cocked the hammer.

    Congratulations, gentlemen, on your knowledge of Brit firearms!

    TrueBrit.

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    Hey, it worked for this guy...


    'cept his was a .45 Long Colt.
    Why open carry? Because 1911 > 911.

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    I KNEW it looked familiar. Never got into Tri-gun myself though. A lot more info on anime guns here:
    http://crimsonsguns.tripod.com/animeguns.html
    -Unrequited

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    I immediately thought of Trigun myself, but was trying not to display to much geek here.

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    strange peice

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    O.K. Evidently, people have too much time on their hands if they're gonna actually make the stupidcrap that pops into their heads.

    How about an automatic, bolt-action rifle?

    Or a bolt-action revolver?

    OOOOOH! How about a full-auto muzzle loader?!? :what:

    Yeah....now that would REALLY impress me.

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    Superlite27 wrote:
    O.K. Evidently, people have too much time on their hands if they're gonna actually make the stupidcrap that pops into their heads.

    How about an automatic, bolt-action rifle?

    Or a bolt-action revolver?

    OOOOOH! How about a full-auto muzzle loader?!? :what:

    Yeah....now that would REALLY impress me.
    hahaha :celebrate

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    I love funky wheelguns, old or new. The Mateba and the Fosbery have both been on my "someday list" for a while. Be nice to have a LeMat too, but I think I'll have to settle for the repro of that one.

    I'm currently working on a "Guns of Bogart" sub-collection.

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