5 guns you don't own but wish you did
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April 24th, 2014 02:25 PM
5 guns you don't own but wish you did
Okay, here's a 'just for fun' thread. 5, and only 5, guns you don't currently own but wish you did. My list is going to seem pretty pedestrian as many of them are bread and butter staples for a lot of you. That and I'm not really into a lot of super exotic guns.
1) A full size 1911 with wood grips and a mirror polished slide.
-Because they are gorgeous and who doesn't love a 1911?
2) A shorter (not snubbie) barreled .357 Magnum. Likely a Smith & Wesson Model 19. Nice and shiny, too. I love the Model 19.
-Something that begins to get into the realm of 'bear repellent' when hiking, but isn't too unwieldy. Can also be a carry weapon when traveling on my motorcycle and I can easily conceal under a vest or jacket.
3) An AR-15 (yikes, I don't have one! A sin around these parts I know!)
-Because it's an AR-15
4) Some sort of .22 pistol for plinking. Walther P22, Bersa Thunder .22
-Because I love shooting handguns but it gets pricey!
5) Berretta CX4 9mm Carbine
-I would love a Carbine with a bit of a punch to it. And 9mm is affordable to shoot! (and, okay... it looks sweet)
How about you all?
April 24th, 2014 02:34 PM
I'll chime in quickly because dollars to donuts I'll change my mind as this thread gets going.
1). Beretta 92 DAO Made in Italy
2). Beretta 9mm Carbine (same as you, romans)
3). S&W 617 6" 10-shot .22lr Target revolver
4). Taurus View
5). Beretta .22lr Bobcat
The S&W and the Taurus are on the have-to-have list.
"Winter Is Coming"
April 24th, 2014 02:38 PM
Sure, I'll play
1) A nice 44 Magnum (Dirty Harry Style)
2) Beretta Nano
3) M4, you never know
4) Dressed up 1911
5) 50 Caliber anything
Zechariah 10:5 They shall be like mighty men in battle, trampling the foe in the mud of the streets; they shall fight because the LORD is with them, and they shall put to shame those that seek evil.
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April 24th, 2014 02:44 PM
WWI German Luger
Chiappa 5" White Rhino
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Revolvers, “more elegant weapons for a more civilized age.”
April 24th, 2014 02:45 PM
1. Ruger SR-556 or FN FS2000 (haven't decided which I like best yet)
2. Mossberg 500 12ga
3. Beretta Cx4 9mm (yeah, I'm hopping on this bandwagon. I want a Px4 to share mags with it, but that's besides the point)
4. H&K HK45
5. Walther PPS 9mm
April 24th, 2014 02:47 PM
I am lucky that I have bought a lot of guns over the last 43 years and my bucket list included a lot of guns that I did not like after I owned them. The Browning HiPower is such a gun. I bought the Practical model with a chrome slide. A real beauty that gave me hammer bite despite putting the smallest hammer they sell on it. A lot of 1911s also went through my hands. I love them but hate to disassemble them ever since getting arthritis and nerve damage in my hands.
I love the Colt Defender so much that I bought three of them. None of them were reliable enough to carry so I got rid of them. I had a real Colt SAA that looked good but I found the trigger guard to be too small for my fat fingers and the grips not suited to my mitts. One of the finest guns that I owned was a Sig X5 with a 2.5 lb. trigger. A SAO beauty that made it easy to look like a great shooter. Did not like the light trigger since I do not have full feeling in my fingers. I need some resistance to feel the trigger well. I can go on and on and talk about the guns I sold before their custom holsters or carry ammo arrived. 40+ of them passed through my hands just in the last 4 years and I have been buying guns for over 40 years. So I already bought all the guns I ever wanted, sold them and then wanted more and sold them and then wanted more and ...... Well, you get the picture. These are the ones that I kept and will never sell just like the other never sell guns that I used to own. It is a sickness. I just bought two new guns last week and I do not even have room in my safe for them. :)
HK USP 9mm
S&W 340PD Scandium
The 340PD and Sig P938 get carried the most. the HK P2000K is my traveling out of my retirement community gun. The Sig is my going to the big city gun. The FN FX45 is my main home defense gun. 15 +1 rounds of .45 goodness.
Last edited by Old_Dog; April 25th, 2014 at 12:03 AM.
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April 24th, 2014 02:48 PM
1) HK 45 Compact
2) CZ P07 Duty in .40
3) IWI Tavor SAR
4) Dan Wesson Titan
5) Ruger SP101
April 24th, 2014 02:54 PM
1. M16 with belt fed upper
3. UZI full auto resg in 9/22/45
4. Lathia 20mm anti tank gun
5. 5.7 with a 2k rounds of black and green tip round
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April 24th, 2014 03:03 PM
RIA Tactical .45 (next on list)
.357 Magnum Henry Lever Rifle
2.5" Smith 66
.308 AR type (not sure which one yet)
“Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.”
April 24th, 2014 03:06 PM
Colt Python w/ 3'' bbl
Colt Commando (.38 spl)
Colt Series 70 Gold Cup
Beretta 686 Oynx in 20 ga
Henry Varmit .22mag lever action
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Second generation American, Third generation Legionnaire
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April 24th, 2014 03:13 PM
I gotta get to work!! With a baby on the way looks like it might be a bit.
April 24th, 2014 03:18 PM
My realistic wish list:
Dan Wesson 1911
Sig P226 9mm
Colt New Agent .45 acp
Beretta 686 Onxy Pro O & U 12ga
You have until 6:00 to leave town.
Break your gun on a stump!
April 24th, 2014 03:21 PM
Walther P.38 Code 480 or Zero Series
Walther PP Super (again)
SIG-Sauer P225 (again)
H&K UPS45 (again)
I like all
kinds of foreign guns.
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I don't always use missiles, but when I do it's the Minuteman III LGM-30G
April 24th, 2014 03:24 PM
M1 Garand, Benelli Super Vinci 12 gauge, Ruger Super Redhawk, Kimber Fastback Nightmare, SW 686
April 24th, 2014 03:24 PM
M2 - Ma' Duece- Full Auto- 10k rounds. tripod mount.
HK P7 M8 - (w/"American"- 1911 style thumb mag release)
P90 - the Full Auto version, W/ 10k rounds of the GOOD ammo...
Knight Armament - LMG (or Stoner 96) - (w/ 10k rounds, pre-linked)
Boys Mk1 Anti-tank Rifle (i'll not be as greedy and say 1k rounds, of AP, is enough...)
This is my list.... I would trade the Boys for a Crate of Stinger missiles but.... in spirit of being "guns"....
EDIT- Nobody said "realistic" that I saw...
Beans, Bullets, and Bandages. The only thing better than being ready is not having to use it!
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