I'll Take The .38 Special

I'll Take The .38 Special

This is a discussion on I'll Take The .38 Special within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Click Here To Go To The French FLASH BALL Gun Page THE REVOLUTIONARY DEFENSE WEAPON Designed and produced by Verney-Carron, the leading French manufacturer of ...

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    I'll Take The .38 Special

    Click Here To Go To The French FLASH BALL Gun Page



    THE REVOLUTIONARY DEFENSE WEAPON
    Designed and produced by Verney-Carron, the leading French manufacturer of hunting firearms, the Flash-Ball generates the stopping power of a .38 Special.
    By virtue of projectiles studied to avoid, even at extremely short distances, penetrating a normally clothed person, the Flash-Ball provokes on impact the equivalent of a technical KO.
    The opponent is then disabled.
    This major advantage has been observed by security professionals as the Flash-Ball officially equips a large number of administrative agencies.
    With a dissuasive look and detonation, able to be immediately engaged and with a single or double barrels, the Flash-Ball is light and robust and is adaptable to all situations.
    Available in several versions, it can be fitted with a wide range of ammunition and accessories, thus making it an impressive and effective intelligent weapon. The Flash-Ball can also be loaded with specially baked loaves of French Bread for a delightfully different way to enjoy a lightning fast snack.


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    weird. very weird.
    Actually Verney Carron is indeed a first-rate maker of shotguns and rifles. Their higher-end guns are really very nice. This device, however, is somewhat of a departure...
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    Being Serious

    I can see how it could have "Less Than Lethal" Security Applications.

    I doubt that it really has the KO power of a good hot .38 Special. Maybe it does...I'm no expert in Less Than Lethal type weaponry.
    I guess it's probably like your average Police Bean Bag pop gun.
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    Dont forget the coffee when they serve the bread at the end of a long day of fighting. Interesting piece tho. Have a great day Sixgun

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    sheesh !......
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    Reading the specs on the website it appears that exaggeration is the rule of the day. The stopping power is probably more like a .32 S&W. It works if applied to the right place. I suspect that someone wearing a thick, lined jacket would feel a sting if hit in the chest. He then would proceed to pull out what ever he is carrying and blow you away.
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    Haha - I'll take a rain check on that I think
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    I guess it would be ok if some of that alternate ammunition included 40mm grenades.
    I'll bet if you shot some big guy with that thing, you wouldn't get a technical KO on him, it would be on you when he got really mad....

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    Now if it could be loaded with warm, fresh Croissants, I'd be interested

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    Looks a little big for CC, so I think I'll pass.
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    Looks a little big for CC, so I think I'll pass.
    Nah - it'd look real butch inside a SmartCarry LOL!

    Relaxed fit pants a must tho
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    ...sacre bleu.
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    Is this something that's been developed to get around stringent weapons laws in Europe?

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