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Old 06-01-2013, 10:41 PM   #11
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Life's too short to shoot an ugly gun. That's my motto.
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:28 PM   #12
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I guess lucky me I don't own an ugly gun. I personally have bought a Ruger LC9, Remington R1, Saiga IZ-240, Rem 870, a Mosin Nagant and a Henry 22. I've inherited/been gifted an H&R 410 break action, a Stephens model 67D, and a Winchester Model 24. I guess if I had to get rid of one it'd be the Stephens.
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Old 06-02-2013, 01:14 AM   #13
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All of my ugly/embarrassing guns are gone. They've all been either traded for better guns or sold to fund better guns.
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none, man, I got over that, (and the "collector-safe queen" stage) about 35 years ago. If I dont have a real use for it, I don't own it. I never have understood why anyone does, actually? Either junk or the opposite. I can remember having a .38 Charter, broke the transfer bar. It took the factory 6 months to send me the part. When it came in the mail, I realized that I had forgotten that I even owned the piece of junk. As soon as I replaced the part, I testfired it and sold it the same day. I think that is when I began to be "allergic" to guns that I was not really using.

I've owned something like 150 guns. Some of them I'd dreamed of for years, and sold them the same day that I bought them, or the next day, after i shot them and discovered their shortcomings! In 1976, I bought a Star PD .45, and discovered that it keyholed cast lead bullets. I had 10,000 rds loaded with such bullets, and back then, I was under the very much mistaken impression that they were the best choice for defensive pistol work, So I sold the PD. While I later wished i hadn't, I no longer would buy another. I have shot so much ammo thru 1911 variants that I no longer need to practice much with them, nor would I normally carry a belt gun, of any type. The only one I own is a .45 combat commander, for the occasional match and big game hunting.

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You go big game hunting with a .45?
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You go big game hunting with a .45?
get him to tell you how fast his quick draw is!
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get him to tell you how fast his quick draw is!
Ummm . . . another thread, mebbe.
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Ummm . . . another thread, mebbe.
read some of his posts....... but back on topic...............

i did forget about that little Rohm 22 short pistol out in the gun shed hanging from a hook over my workbench...............
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Old 06-02-2013, 04:37 AM   #19
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It's either my Einbar .25, my FIE E22, or my Stevens model 258a.
The Stevens has been broken, fixed by me, then broken even worse (by me).
The Einbar is an old POS, although it goes bang when you squeeze the trigger (it may not feed the next puny round, though), so it sits in my "last resort" weapons pouch.
The FIE was a total POS when I got it. I wound up finding the right ammo that works %80 of the time, making a new firing pin, extractor spring, and extractor pin, so now it works a little better, but it's still crap.

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Old 06-02-2013, 04:39 AM   #20
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I gave me son a Titan Tiger snub nose .38sp and a box of 158gr cast lead. Better then a sharp stick.
What's so bad about it?
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