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« on: June 26, 2009, 06:17:03 pm »
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I never carried a weapon, but more recently I have
been in some rough areas.

I decided to carry a real small auto, using 9mm. It
is one I already owned and it is easy to carry.

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But, for metal detecting it is bulky, and a pain. It
was too easy to see tha outline of a gun in my pants
pocket or shirt. It was too uncomfortable to put in my
pants and bend over a lot.

I just ended up not carrying it until I had someone
assaulted me. I protected my self with my digger.
But I over extended several parts of my body. I have
been too sore to detect for almost two weeks now.

So, I wanted something that was small. Besides, I
do not really want to kill anyone. I need something
to make noise and let me get out of tha situation
without having to struggle.

So, I went to tha local pawn shop and Mike sold
me this little derringer for $120. It shoots 32 auto.

Here it is with my 9mm and 45 auto.

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Most pistols will not fit in a box tha size of tha Red
Book.

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But my little 32 will.... lol

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I've shot about 70 rounds out of it. It is a solid, low
cost gun by Davis Industries. It is chromed and it
weighs about 10 ounces.

Tha weakest point seems to be tha extractor. But I
can live with that.

It is rough like a tractor compared to those $500
derringers.

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But I like it.

I will carry this one.

Happy Huntin,

Tabdog



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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2009, 06:32:37 pm »
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Gives a whole set of new meanings to the term "Treasure Hunting."

Being prepared is a good way to live. Hope you never have to use it.

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It's all about that moment when metal that hasn't seen the light of day for generations frees itself from the soil and presents itself to me.
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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2009, 08:31:15 pm »
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love ur Hgun

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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2009, 09:34:06 pm »
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love your toys... Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2009, 09:51:31 pm »
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Wow, now that is a small little handgun.  Though, something that small can be concealed better than most can.  Like mentioned above, hope you never have to use it!!

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« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2009, 01:47:07 pm »
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Yea, them Davis derringers are a might rough but they do what they need to do when needed. Hope it is never needed though.

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« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2009, 01:31:30 pm »
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I'm sorry to hear you were assaulted.  That's terrible!  Was it a really seedy part of town or something?  I just can't imagine that happening but I guess anything is possible these days.  I could see issues though with carrying a gun depending on where you are looking.  I still can't get over the fact that someone assaulted a man with a metal detector!  It blows my mind!

Hope you feel better soon.  There's a lot outthere waiting for you to find!  (and show us! hehe!)

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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2009, 04:00:42 pm »
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Hay Relic raiser,

It was in rough part of town.
I have hunted there 3 or 4 times and
never seen anyone ever come into tha
park.

I do not know where he came from. I
just suddenly was trying to keep him
from tripping me or stabing me.

I fought as hard as I could.

I strained almost every muscle in my
body.

Still sore,

Tabdog

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« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2009, 04:15:47 pm »
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I would of beat him with my detector and then showed him what a slot screwdriver's other use is ,,, glad your ok  Tabdog

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« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2009, 08:53:36 pm »
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Hi,

Just a quick note.  Davis also makes an "interesting" gun of similar size (we sold a lot at the
pawn shop).  It was a 45 long colt/(here's the interesting part) .410

Yep, it was sold as a single shot .45 long colt, but a .410 shotgun shell would also work in
this weapon.  My personal "pocket weapon" was the NAA .22  I was amazed how accurate it
is at 15 feet with .22 hollow point Stingers (within most assault distances).

We always carried something in the pawn shop.

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