Soviet pistol door handle

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13 Responses to “Soviet pistol door handle”

  1. dross1260 says:

    Minus on projection as a door pull (it will wrench one’s wrist)
    minus on door swing as something will be pinched
    Minus on catching a purse strap
    Now if it function(s) as downturn>trigger pull > open> return to horizontal  (kill shot?) ok

    • penguinchris says:

       I was going to say, I really hope that pulling the trigger unlatches the door. I can see that it would not be particularly ergonomic, though, as you say.

  2. Antinous / Moderator says:

    I know the perfect accessory for that.

  3. mtdna says:

    In Russia, you no open door – door open you!

  4. Just_Ok says:

    Thought this was related to the UNC SWAT story.

  5. LogrusZed says:

    The younger me would have loved to have crap like this, the “now” me knows I’d run into it on a regular basis. If I had the money I’d Nerf nearly every surface in my home.

  6. RosenOtter says:

    er, it doesn’t appear to be ‘made from’.  It seems to have been cast from a mold of one, but it doesn’t appear to actually be made from an actual Makarov.

  7. redesigned says:

    time for an old fashioned door draw….okay, we both take ten paces across the room and the first one to open the door wins!  Loser gets shot in the crotch.

  8. If I had me an office, I’d get one of these installed, and whenever some-one knocked I’d go “Pull the trigger, darlin!’” in a JR Ewing voice.

  9. bolamig says:

    that just creeps me out.

  10. Jeremy Wilson says:

    I’ve noticed that Russians seem to have a uniquely tacky sense of style not shared by any other group – it’s both luxurious and cheap at the same time, while also being dreadful and impractical.  It’s like they pick all the worst bits from every decade.

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