What is the gun you will be handing down the generations?

What is the gun you will be handing down the generations?

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    What is the gun you will be handing down the generations?

    I'm wondering what gun in your collection you consider to be the most classic one. By this I mean the one you see being handed down the generations long after you are gone?

    For me, probably my Ruger Mark II Government Target model. My first handgun and still one of my favorites!

    What is yours?

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    My Browning A-Bolt .270, that thing is sweet. Probably my Winchester Model 1300 12 Gauge I bought with summer work money at 15 years old (Dad bought it with my cash but it was essentially mine).

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    My 1911 Parker Brothers SXS 12 Gauge. Also my Grandfathers Winchester 30/30.
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    My grandfathers Winchester lever action 308 that he bought as a teen. A super nice rifle. Looks brand new. Killed a many deer. Also......all of my black rifles. They probably won't be around to much longer.

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    I have one child, a daughter. So they will all go to her. But I'd like to think she will keep the Colt New Service 45 and the Colt Goverment model.....after they pry it loose from my cold dead hands.
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    Quote Originally Posted by glockman10mm View Post
    I have one child, a daughter. So they will all go to her. But I'd like to think she will keep the Colt New Service 45 and the Colt Goverment model.....after they pry it loose from my cold dead hands.
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    Colt new line 22 cal, single digit serial #
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    Well this is by no means a rare or valuable gun, but my old H&R Fieldsman .22. Over the last couple of generations or two it's had parts replaced, things fixed, and finishing redone, all many times. So, I think it needs to be passed on.
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    My 1937 Ithaca double barrel that my grandfather gave my dad when he turned 13.
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    2 colt service 1911's with consecutive serial numbers and 1960s' lever action marlin 30/30
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    My son thinks it is going to be my SA 1911, He's wrong I think it should go in my coffin. Guess he will have to settle for what's left over

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    For me it is one of the M1 Garands that I received through the CMP program nearly 15 years ago. It's a Springfield Armory rifle that appears to have seen little if any use (not just re-barreled) and has the original (correct) parts and cartouches. It's beautiful. Luckily (I guess), another one I purchased had seen some use, so that is the one I shoot. Both are worthy of being handed down to my children, but the one is really special.

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    I am thinking and hoping the one that will be passed on down n then on down is my belgium browning sweet sixteen..... i have several guns willed to friends if something happeded to me, but my son, would still be getting a pretty nice collection, but he sweet sixteen was passed down to me, and that is what i intend to do with it....and hope it stays in the family....
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    all of them...1911 kimber, 1911 para, colt defender, glock 23 sig p238, kimber 8400l, winchester pre 64, etc....
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    Winchester 1892 .38 wcf. Its been passed down a few times already.
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