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Old 04-13-2012, 01:52 PM   #81
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A 1911 in the Marine Corps. My first pistol in civilian life was a pitiful RG Industries Model 40, a junk .38 spl made from cast iron. After years of folly depending on it I found out it was more dangerous to the shooter than to the shootee, so I replaced it with a Charter Arms Bulldog. That was over 30 years and 52 guns ago, but I still have the Bulldog, and it still shoots straight. It's good as a coat-pocket piece in cold weather.
Actually, my first "pistole" was a water pistol, a "squirt gun", when I was about 3 years old. I never was lucky enough to own a super-soaker, though.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:28 PM   #82
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My first was a beretta 92. Tis is still one of my favorite pistols to shoot. I find I am more accurate with this gun than any other gun I've ever owned.
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Star b super 9mm still have it and still shoots great.
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Smith & Wesson Model 29. Bought it in 1978. My sentimental favorite wheelgun. However, apologies to Harry Calahan, it is NOT an EDC gun. First auto was a Springfield Armory 1911, purchased in the 80's. Sold it when I got a Colt Series 70 Mk.IV.
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Old 04-14-2012, 06:17 PM   #85
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My first pistol was a Hi Standard HD Military. I wish I had never gotten rid of it, but college expense overulled keeping it. First center fire - Ruger Security Six .357 magnum. Smarter, I held on to it.
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Ruger Security Six. Twenty Five years ago, still have it.
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My first was two six shooter cap guns. The first real pistol I ever fired was a high standard hd military. First one I ever bought was a Jennings 9mm. My most prized today a p250 sig that my son traded his sauga shot gun for to give me for Christmas. And next most prized in high standard hd military.
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Ruger Security Six. Twenty Five years ago, still have it.
That was my second handgun, still have mine too and it's the most accurate handgun I own.
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My first pistol was a Hi Standard HD Military. I wish I had never gotten rid of it, but college expense overulled keeping it. First center fire - Ruger Security Six .357 magnum. Smarter, I held on to it.
This is the first pistol I ever shot, my dad still has it, the first I ever bought myself was a Ruger Mark II, wish I still had it, needed money and it was the most expendable. First centerfire Ruger GP 100 357 6" stainless.
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:00 AM   #90
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Heritage rough rider .22. Not such a great gun, but it was accurate and cool. I was 15. I've only owned that one, a Rossi .357 snubbie, a Smith 65-2, and my current, a SA milspec 1911.
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