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Old 05-14-2011, 01:05 AM   #1
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So, say you get back $600 that you'd loaned to Uncle Sam for a year...

You have all the guns that you *need* for plinking, range and personal protection...

You want something fun, maybe a little impractical...but not just a wall hanger with no readily available ammo or too finicky to shoot on at least a monthly basis...

You decision can be based on looks...

What would you choose and why?

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Old 05-14-2011, 01:21 AM   #2
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I like Security Sixes and I have bought many for just that reason.

For $600 you might be able to get two,

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On old flint lock blunderbuss.

Just let the intruder look down that barrel, and the he would have an involuntary body function.

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Field or Service grade Garand from the CMP would both be within your price range.
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How about a WWII relic, like a Mauser, or a PPSh?

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Pick up a .45-70 Marlin Guide Gun or 1895 SS. Ammunition is readily available and it's a flat out hoot to shoot. It will also put a serious hurt on anything it hits.

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Henry leaver action in .22lr

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some sort of flint lock

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Marlin 39 is a lot of fun.

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Sounds like a good time to buy a 44 mag. Fun to shoot, not all that practical for most. Did I mention fun to shoot?

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Field or Service grade Garand from the CMP would both be within your price range.
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My vote too....If I wasnt so picky, I woulda already ordered one!! (I want a IHC M1)
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