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A friend of mine has a very old remington derringer that chambers .41 rimfire..

Anyone know where I could get oddball ammo like this?
 

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I thank you very kindly!
 

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Roger that!
 

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Good luck finding it! Old Western Scrounger sells it as collectors items for $6.00 a bullet!
 

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BTW,

Do you concur with case length?

.41 Short .467"
.41 Long .635"
 

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Well.. the site says $28.00/box but I have yet to order or even see if its in stock.
 

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You have the over under right?
 

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"Derringers
Derringers were invented, or at least popularized, by a man named "Deringer" (note the single "r"). The original Deringer was a small, handy, single barrel, .41 caliber percussion pistol that could be easily concealed. A classic hide-out gun. John Wilkes Booth used one of these to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. When other manufacturers wanted to capitalize on the burgeoning popularity of these small pistols, they called their generic pistols "derringers," and that is where the extra "r" came from."
Chuck Hawk
 

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Yes nick.. o/u or superimposed
 

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And I wasnt aware of a short and long case... Its a friend of mines and I'll ask him.
 

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The Remington uses the short case, the long case went in a Colt revolver, IIRC. Most of those old Remingtons aren't safe to use any more, they loosen up pretty easily. Have it checked by a gunsmith before your buddy shoots it! This is NOT optional, those old relics can be dangerous nowadays.
They weren't very powerful, they couldn't even bury the bullet into a tree up to the base of the slug, but they can still make an old gun come unglued. Please have it checked out first, for your buddy's hands and eyes sake.
 

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Thanks Glenn.. he actually has one bullet left for this gun so I guess we could go from there.

I knew you all would have the answer!
 
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