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  • PugJesus@lemmy.worldOPtomemes@lemmy.worldFuck both of us
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    45 minutes ago

    No problem! That particular derringer is special-made to hold a 45-70. A more typical derringer would look more like this or this.

    Really, the only use case I can think of, other than “I like shooting powerful rounds”, for the 45-70 is big-game hunting or self-defense against bears, lmao.



  • I’ll play the “Xeno-Scum!” screaming commissar as well as the medieval knight who thinks black people are naturally inferior.

    I get and agree with your overall point, but as a matter of petty pedantry (sorry) I have to point out that racism in that sense was pretty absent in the Medieval period, at least amongst Europeans, who saw Subsaharan Africans as more fascinating than inferior. “Black = Inferior” started developing with the slave trade in the 16th century, and didn’t really hit full speed until the start of the 18th century.

    History is funny like that. Not ha-ha funny, unfortunately.




  • PugJesus@lemmy.worldOPtomemes@lemmy.worldFuck both of us
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    2 hours ago

    So, a derringer is a small pistol, usually with two shots, made for close-range self-defense. Normally they use, well, pistol rounds, like a 9mm, which has like, 700 joules of energy or someshit like that. When you fire a lightweight gun, you definitely get some kickback from it, even with a pistol round.

    A 45-70 is a big-ass rifle round with something like 4000 joules of energy behind it. You uh, you put that in a little derringer and pull the trigger, both you and your target are gonna feel it.

    This also might help put it into perspective