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Sal
03-16-2007, 12:39 PM
not sure if they are real or not, still funny to see!

.50BMG revolvers anyone?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v210/Spikespigiel/1174062028399.jpg

Sydwaiz
03-16-2007, 12:41 PM
Damn anyone that makes a .50 BMG handgun.

proraptor
03-16-2007, 12:54 PM
Thats awesome! Ill bet it kicks pretty hard

Sal
03-16-2007, 1:08 PM
hmm this has me thinking....if they are real....

if they ARE real, and are single action only like they look, they would be exempt from saftey testing.

the .50 BMG laws only apply against shoulder fired weapons right? if so then one could own one of these in california.

as utterly pointless it would be, i bet it would piss some of the DOJ off pretty bad to see a non "safe" .50 BMG handgun in their state!

soopafly
03-16-2007, 1:13 PM
I'd buy one just to have it...

RobG
03-16-2007, 1:19 PM
Can you say flame thrower :eek:

Hanniballs
03-16-2007, 1:19 PM
hah.. i'd like to see someone fire something like that.. :eek:

Rumpled
03-16-2007, 1:40 PM
I'm with sydwaiz on this. If someone makes a .50 BMG handgun; most .50 BMG ammo ends up being banned as pistol armor piercing ammo!

jmlivingston
03-16-2007, 1:49 PM
hmm this has me thinking....if they are real....

if they ARE real, and are single action only like they look, they would be exempt from saftey testing.

the .50 BMG laws only apply against shoulder fired weapons right? if so then one could own one of these in california.

as utterly pointless it would be, i bet it would piss some of the DOJ off pretty bad to see a non "safe" .50 BMG handgun in their state!


No, they would not be exempted from the safety test. The single-action exemption also has parameters based on (overall?) length, I think it's 7"?

Rumpled
03-16-2007, 2:04 PM
It's more like a 6 (or is it 6 1/2") barrel and 10 (or 10 1/2") OAL
Those appear to easily reach that, if indeed real.

Sal
03-16-2007, 2:23 PM
12133. (a) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to a single-action revolver that has at least a 5-cartridge capacity with a barrel length of not less than three inches, and meets any of the following specifications: (1) Was originally manufactured prior to 1900 and is a curio or relic, as defined in Section 478.11 of Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations. (2) Has an overall length measured parallel to the barrel of at least 7 1/2 inches when the handle, frame or receiver, and barrel are assembled. (3) Has an overall length measured parallel to the barrel of at least 7 1/2 inches when the handle, frame or receiver, and barrel are assembled and that is currently approved for importation into the United States pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (3) of subsection (d) of Section 925 of Title 18 of the United States Code.

no maximum size, only a minimum, and i think these wont fall under any minimum size categories

Super_tactical
03-16-2007, 2:49 PM
Doesn't look real, but who knows!!

bwiese
03-16-2007, 2:50 PM
These may be illegal under Federal law.

Calgunner (now in NV) Mike Searson noted that caliber is measured differently under Fed law for handguns - lands vs groove measurement. Thus a 50BMG handgun is actually considered larger that .50, making it a 'destructive device'.

Mike was involved, IIRC, with the early development of the 50AE cartridge and the handguns that used it, and this was an issue that popped up.

wilit
03-16-2007, 4:24 PM
Definately a photoshop. But pretty funny though.

ts
03-16-2007, 6:05 PM
It believe it would be a DD. That is one gun I personally would not want to fire due to the risk of bodily injury to my self. I never shot a .50 BMG/DTC before but I can imagine the kick on that gun would be enough to break bones.

Smokeybehr
03-16-2007, 9:24 PM
That's a really good photochop. I wonder who did that...

Franksremote
03-16-2007, 9:56 PM
Gotta remember to wear a helmet when you fire it :D

CALI-gula
03-16-2007, 10:45 PM
How can you tell these are photoshopped?

Look at the light hitting the bracket in the upper left corner - direction is from up and above. Now look at the light hitting the cylinders on the guns, from behind and back. It reflects harsh on the cartridge evenly, but is diffused light on the guns.

Also, check out the nails in the foreground of the skid, then look at the size of other features surrounding the area. Those nails are not in proportion to features of the guns.

There appears to be the handle of a gun case sticking out from under the skid - compare that to the size of the grips on all the guns.

Look at the deep vertical down-cast shadows on her face from her nose and cast on her neck from her chin. The width of these guns would create a similar vertical downcast shdow on her shirt below the guns, and there are almost no shadows at all. The shadow that is there is to something else she is actually holding, and the lines on the gun are more crisp than the rest of the photo.

The dimensions of the cylinder disappear into the bottom portion of the frame - those cylinders would need about another inch or two to complete their circumference, and they appear cut off.

This looks like someone was playing with some images of Ruger Black Hawks and embellishing.

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Poohgyrr
03-17-2007, 12:20 PM
I think the gun s real, but how did my sister get in that picture??





;)

tankerman
03-17-2007, 12:32 PM
By the grin on her face I bet she was really holding a sausage.

ns3v3n
03-17-2007, 3:56 PM
it's like hellboy cowboy style LOL

Jeffrock
03-17-2007, 4:55 PM
Years ago, a friend of mine (former co-worker) actually was involved in testing and marketing a 50BMG pistol. The company name was Madi Griffith or something close.From what I remember, ATF seized a couple of the pistols never to return them.

Too bad I met the guy after the fact, that would have been fun to shoot, once! :eek:

saki302
03-17-2007, 7:08 PM
If the pistol had a brake on it, I bet it wouldn't be too bad. 50 BMG rifles kick less as the barrel gets shorter (more gas to vent thru the brake), so a 7" barrleed gun would probably be not bad.
The backblast would be horrendous, and the gun would weigh a ton to contain the cartridge pressures!

-Dave

Dr. Peter Venkman
03-17-2007, 8:07 PM
The lighting on the revolver doesn't seem to match the lighting on the lady.

CALI-gula
03-17-2007, 9:08 PM
Here is a picture of a REAL big gun. No fake photo necessary.

My Super Six Limited, Golden Bison Centennial Limited with a 6-Shot cylinder in .45-70.
The frame is made from manganese bronze.

Only 20 were ever made! In the world! This is your chance to see one:

( That is a diminutive Smith & Wesson Model 60 2-inch in .357 next to it ).

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e218/CALI-gula/SuperSixLTD.jpg


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mrkubota
03-17-2007, 9:37 PM
Damn anyone that makes a .50 BMG handgun.

It's not a .50...
It's a .600 Nitro, and as such would be exempt as an 'antique' caliber.

http://www.daplane.com/50bmg/Zeliska2.pdf

CALI-gula
03-18-2007, 2:25 AM
It's not a .50...

It's a .600 Nitro, and as such would be exempt as an 'antique' caliber.

http://www.daplane.com/50bmg/Zeliska2.pdf

The Pfeifer-Zeliska is not the same gun as presented in the fake photos, and the cartridge on the skid shown in the photo is definitely .50BMG, implying the revolver chambers .50BMG. They may have borowed photos from the ads for the Pfeifer-Zeliska, to fake their gun, but it would have been sufficiently awesome just to show the gun in its true form - there is no need to try to pass it off as chambering .50BMG (UNLESS... you wanted to dupe a bunch of dumb legislators that had no knowledge of firearms, and make them look like idiots when they point to it in a public forum as found available online, noting it as something they need to ban).


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hkfooey
03-18-2007, 7:52 PM
It is just funny to see!! LOL :p

Sydwaiz
03-19-2007, 9:42 AM
It's not a .50...
It's a .600 Nitro, and as such would be exempt as an 'antique' caliber.

http://www.daplane.com/50bmg/Zeliska2.pdf

Whew! Thanks!

trojanwar2
03-19-2007, 4:09 PM
Fake
:)

jbsocal
03-19-2007, 4:28 PM
That would be a real kick to take to the range just to see the faces on people (Even if it couldn't fire & assuming it exists). :eek:

ivanimal
03-19-2007, 8:33 PM
I wouldnt own one, look at what it did to her hair:eek: :eek: :eek:

zefflyn
03-20-2007, 1:24 PM
I wouldnt own one, look at what it did to her hair:eek: :eek: :eek:

What, are afraid it'll make you grow some?

(on your head, I mean)

:p