If it has a stock and barrel longer than the max 14" barrel (max handgun length) its a carbine (16" min length for rifles/carbines)
they make carbines with very short barrels (10")but they are for Law enforcement and they state that plainly in advertisements.
heres a few carbines with a leveraction pistol thrown in the mix
The far left image is the sterling 9mm carbine sold in Centerfire Systems catalog
The MAC 1o carbine
The rossi Curcuit Judge is it a 410 shot gun or a carbine? it looks like a revolver.
Rossi Mares Leg hand gun.....The Ranch Hand Pistol!
http://youtu.be/MtPiAF0vx44The Hera Carbine Kit for the 1911 HERA 1911 Carbine Kit | The Firearm Blog
Last edited by Rex in OTZ; 12-10-2011 at 04:57 AM.