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Old 10-30-2013, 01:11 PM   #1
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Most people who own or enjoy firearms era/gun type/ manufacturer/ etc. that they are more interested and have more knowledge about. Most also have some guns of that type in their collection. What's your favorite and what's your favorite gun of the type?
My favorite are military and law enforcement side arms from black powder revolvers up to around the Vietnam War era. As I've only been able to get handguns recently, mine is my Waltger P1.
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Walther, rather.
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I'm not sure it's an area of expertise or special interest, but I do know that my eyes are first drawn to Colt automatics or Smith and Wesson Revolvers; I prefer guns made before the 1970's.
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I know my way around black powder firearms and the more modern military/ Leo stuff. Throw an old Mauser or something at me and I may not be able to identify it, but if parts are available I can still fix it.
I built a nambu from a box of gun, but wouldn't say I specialize in them.
Obviously I specialize in Glock, but you give me any modern firearm and I'll rip it apart and put it back together.
If I had to state a favorite to date, I'd say the kriss vector. That is just an awesome platform. Such a cool gun.
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I know a little about a lot and a lot about a little. I am an expert at nothing.
I call myself a multitool as I'm good at a lot of things but not great at anything.
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I'm not sure it's an area of expertise or special interest, but I do know that my eyes are first drawn to Colt automatics or Smith and Wesson Revolvers; I prefer guns made before the 1970's.
I totally agree. I've got a Diamondback and Woodsman Match Target. They're two of my favorite guns I own.
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All guns, but I have a very keen interest in oddities, experimental firearms, failed firearms, rare firearms, and homebuilds.
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I know my way around black powder firearms and the more modern military/ Leo stuff. Throw an old Mauser or something at me and I may not be able to identify it, but if parts are available I can still fix it.
I built a nambu from a box of gun, but wouldn't say I specialize in them.
Obviously I specialize in Glock, but you give me any modern firearm and I'll rip it apart and put it back together.
If I had to state a favorite to date, I'd say the kriss vector. That is just an awesome platform. Such a cool gun.
I love old Mauser handguns. They're one of my particular favorite manufacturers. Though I've never had one apart. Sadly, it's very rare I find a Mauser pistol anywhere in my area
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