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Old 03-14-2014, 02:08 PM   #1
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What calibers do you either own or have owned. Of them all which one did you enjoy shooting the most. Not talking HD but just shooting in general.
Ruger Bearcat single action 22lr/22mag
S&W Mod29 44mag
S&W Mod 357Mag
old Mod 10 S&W police special 38 special
Luger 9MM
Colt 1911 45acp
Ruger P90 9mm
Ruger Super BlackHawk 44mag
Glock 19 9mm
Glock 29 10mm
Para WartHog 45acp
XD service 40
XD service 45acp

Out of all of them the one I enjoy shooting the most is the Ruger SuperBlack Hawk 44 mag.
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:27 PM   #2
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45acp out of my fnx 45 tactical. Super soft shooting super accurate.

I also reallly like the 45colt out of my uberti 1873 and ruger new vaqueros.
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:48 PM   #3
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9mm is the fun caliber for me.
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Old 03-15-2014, 12:35 PM   #4
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I several .22lr's , 380's, 9mm's and 357's a 44mag and 45acp Most all have there fun gun moments in time but I still enjoy shooting my first handgun the most, a colt huntsman. As I get older I have found theres a hollow joy in banging away rounds just for the sake of it with larger bore handguns other than break in or stay'n in tune with a firearm. But I still like the simple joy of shooting with a 53 year old friend, my huntsman.
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I currently own 22lr, 9mm, 38, 357, 40, 44 mag, 45 ACP, 45 Colt. Trying to pick a favorite is like trying to pick a favorite kid. But lately I have been shooting my New Vaquero in 45 Colt. I have been practicing my quick draw and shoot a single shot at 15 yards. I have also been goofing around with fanning the hammer. (Like Ruger warns you not to do) But it is definately a skill. I found I can put 6 rounds into a silhouette at 10 yards in about 2 seconds. I never would have believed it till i tried it. It was so fast I kept doing it and got a couple of "clicks" before I realized I was empty.
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32 ACP
38 special
38 S&W
357 magnum
40 S&W
44 magnum
45 acp

22 is a lot of fun, especially suppressed
9mm-- fun, wife and I both compete with 9's
45 acp in a good 1911, one of life's pleasures.

I guess it's hard to pick just one
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my favorites vary...right now, any gun will do as I have not shot in a long while...but under normal circumstances, Browning hi power and Sig Mk25, both in 9mm are favorites...and shooting 38special out of my Ruger GP100 is very nice too...6" bbl is accurate!
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Enjoy! I don't know I truly 'enjoy' shooting hands guns so much. I have had to shoot them A LOT because I have been using them as a tool for most of my adult life, and I now train others in their use.
What I do 'enjoy' is working up VERY accurate loads for my rifles.
I guess the difference is handguns have been and still are part of my 'work', which I do enjoy, but not truly recreational, where as my rifles are not work (anymore) but recreational.
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i'm not picky. i'll shoot just about anything i get my grubby little paws on!

here lately, it's been 357 Magnum, working up some loads and testing.
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45 GAP is my favorite!!! 230 grains of lead with a smooth cycle and less recoil than 45 ACP.
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