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I bought my .22 LR NAA Mini Revolver a few months ago, thinking it would only serve me as a "lounging by the pool/swimming" gun. Since then, however, I have found that its diminuative size and light weight have made it more versatile than I originally thought. It now also serves as a:

Fleece vest pocket gun, easily accessed while seated in the car

Lounging around the house in PJs (no belt) gun

Throw in my pocket while cleaning my other carry guns, gun

Keep in my palm while traversing dark parking lots gun

Keep in my palm while sitting in the car, waiting for the wife, gun

Back up to my back up gun

And finally, just a fun little thing to shoot at the range

Especially considering the price, I have to say this gun has been more versatile than I could have ever imagined. No, it's not a .357, but it does things no other firearm can do.

Let's share the NAA Mini love! :biggrin2:
 

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A nifty little gun!!

I have had a couple in 22 LR and Mag. They are high quality miniatures.

I use to carry mine in the rolled up portion of a watch cap for real deep concealment.
 

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While I've played with my brother-in-law's NAA revolvers (he's got three or four) I've never wanted one until I read your post, GMan.

Now I need one to be able to carry it like Gman does.
 

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Which one do you have Gman?
 

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Which one do you have Gman?
Had. Both are now gone.
They were both 22 mag; one with a very short but not Pug barrel, and the other had a barrel about 1 inch.
Both were stainless with rosewood grip.
 

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A nifty little gun!!

I have had a couple in 22 LR and Mag. They are high quality miniatures.

I use to carry mine in the rolled up portion of a watch cap for real deep concealment.
Gives you an interesting option if your hands are up...nice...surprise!
 

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I got a .22LR NAA many years ago on a whim. It's a cool little plaything, but you'd be lucky to hit the broad side of a barn with it from inside the barn! :hand5:

Some years later, I got the .22 Mag version, figuring that if I'm going to have a true mousegun, it might as well be a slightly meaner mouse! I recently decided that to make it a more effective fighting weapon, I'd equip it with Night Vision:



It no longer fits in the change pocket of my jeans. :blink:
 

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This is a photo from the net, but is exactly like the one of the two.
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I'm hoping they finalize production plans for the break top action mini revolver. That I'd buy.
 

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Had one in my watch pocket for over 40 years. Got one of the first ones shipped. It's been used as a last resort weapon. With practice they can be accurate enough to surprise you.

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My 1 5/8" .22 Mag was purchased in 1999 when I made some discoveries about moronic Army policies. It is still a very frequent EDC.
 
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I'm hoping they finalize production plans for the break top action mini revolver. That I'd buy.
I was originally wanting the Sidewinder, but at double the cost of what I ended up with, it just wasn't worth it, to me. This isn't a gun you're going to reload in a gun battle, and pulling the cylinder to load it forces you to slow down and have fun at the range. I also have an old .22 LR Iver Johnson 8-shot revolver that requires pulling the cylinder, so I guess I'm used to it.

I have read that some folks carry spare loaded cylinders, and NAA does sell spare cylinders, so it actually might be faster to reload the pull-pin versions if you do that.

If they do re-introduce the break top version, it will be interesting to see the price point.
 

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This is a photo from the net, but is exactly like the one of the two.
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This is about the same as mine as well. Never thought to put in a watch cap as you described. I changed mine out to a plastic folding grip with a belt clip. I found it improved my accuracy and added more places I could conceal it (with a slight increase in bulk).
 
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There is something very alluring about these small niche guns, and j frames.
 

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There is something very alluring about these small niche guns, and j frames.
The inner workings and craftsmanship that goes into the NAA just really amazes me. Like a fine watch you can shoot.
 

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The inner workings and craftsmanship that goes into the NAA just really amazes me. Like a fine watch you can shoot.
Thats a great way to put it!
 
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I have two, a cap and ball version and the standard .22; I don't do much with either but they're both fun to shoot cans with
 
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I got a .22LR NAA many years ago on a whim. It's a cool little plaything, but you'd be lucky to hit the broad side of a barn with it from inside the barn! :hand5:

Some years later, I got the .22 Mag version, figuring that if I'm going to have a true mousegun, it might as well be a slightly meaner mouse! I recently decided that to make it a more effective fighting weapon, I'd equip it with Night Vision:



It no longer fits in the change pocket of my jeans. :blink:
My wife thought I had lost my mind when I started laughing, so I showed her the picture. She started shaking her head and said it looked like something a particular coworker would do. Funny thing is, she might be right.
 

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I bought my .22 LR NAA Mini Revolver a few months ago, thinking it would only serve me as a "lounging by the pool/swimming" gun. Since then, however, I have found that its diminuative size and light weight have made it more versatile than I originally thought. It now also serves as a:

Fleece vest pocket gun, easily accessed while seated in the car

Lounging around the house in PJs (no belt) gun

Throw in my pocket while cleaning my other carry guns, gun

Keep in my palm while traversing dark parking lots gun

Keep in my palm while sitting in the car, waiting for the wife, gun

Back up to my back up gun

And finally, just a fun little thing to shoot at the range

Especially considering the price, I have to say this gun has been more versatile than I could have ever imagined. No, it's not a .357, but it does things no other firearm can do.

Let's share the NAA Mini love! :biggrin2:
My dad has carried a tiny NAA 22LR for probly 20 years. I think they are neat little guns.

That said, looking at this list - I think you could do almost all of these things with a P-3AT/LCP.
 
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