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Forrest

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Derringer suggestions...
« on: December 10, 2017, 10:59:59 AM »
So I want a 10mm derringer. Caliber is decided. How about some load suggestions?
How about finish? Would it look better high polished or regular?
Grips...I would really love black G-10 with red hourglass or Delta emblems to complement my DE. Black just seems like it would really make the stainless pop.
I'm set on an American derringer at this point. I inquired with Bond and got the impression that I was bothering them. Thank you so very much.

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Re: Derringer suggestions...
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2017, 06:09:32 PM »
have you ever shot a derringer? years ago I bought a .38 spl derringer for my first CCW. I soon found out that there were better options to carry. I still have it. I have loaned it to friends when they said they want a derringer. after they shoot it a few times they are cured. I bet a 10mm derringer would really be a handful when you touch it off!

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Re: Derringer suggestions...
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2017, 06:36:19 AM »
Have I ever shot a derringer? No, but I did stay at a Holiday inn Express last night...haha. Just kidding...
Seriously I have fired little wonders like max load .357 in scandium and 3" .44 magnums. I'm not scared of recoil or even getting scuffed up. I'm looking at this for a backup to my 10mm for off grid adventures.
Pros are two independent firing pins, few moving parts and nothing to get jammed up in tight spaces like a sleeping bag or a pocket. Cons are diminished velocity, capacity, and sight radius. It's not like I won't have a G29 for more formal tasks.

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Re: Derringer suggestions...
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2017, 06:28:58 PM »
I have a Bond Arms Defender with a 3.5" barrel in 10mm. Got the gun from my father in law with the 45/410 barrel and new barrel is early Christmas present. Bond Arms had a good sale on barrels recently. Tried to get both pins in the picture. I promise they are there.

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Re: Derringer suggestions...
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2017, 10:31:47 AM »
I have Bond arms as well get the trigger smoothing package they are built like a tank and are accurate once you understand how each barrel is regulated.

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« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2017, 06:12:12 PM »
I have Bond arms as well get the trigger smoothing package they are built like a tank and are accurate once you understand how each barrel is regulated.

Will definitely check on that!

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Re: Derringer suggestions...
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2017, 11:18:39 AM »
I'm interested to see what American will put together for me. They seem nice and warm folks. For something that will be a lot shot and a lot looked at I like the aesthetics of the American much more. An advertised five pound trigger pull is a lot more exciting than 8.

I was put off by the forced multi barrel deal with the Bond. I've got an Encore and it seems like each barrel I have only gets used until the new one comes in. They also wouldn't entertain taking an order for just a 10mm.  Seems like if those barrels are so easy to change, the sales folks would have done so.