Multiple of same caliber?

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by BeyondTheBox, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    Not as if one needs a reason, just curious, how many, if any, do you have that are of the same caliber(s), and why?

    I've got two nines and two 45s with a single stragler 380. Of each, sans the 380, there is one compact and one full size. Reasoning can be mucked with all sorts of rationalizations, but the simple truth is that I just wanted them! Partly for the variety of size, part due to timing and a good price, and, lastly, a sprinkle of need to have more than my friends.

    Hahahahahaha
     
  2. spittinfire

    spittinfire New Member Supporter

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    I have doubles and tripples of calibers I like. Why? Because I wanted to and I could.
     

  3. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    Lol

    Speaking of not a need for reason. Hahaha.

    Good for you. I love my 45s!!!!
     
  4. Gatoragn

    Gatoragn Active Member

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    Also, so I only have to buy 9mm, 38 spl, 357 mag and 45 acp handgun ammo.

    KISS



    keep it simple, stupid.
     
  5. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    That too was part of my reasoning. 9mm is cheap and what I shoot the most because of it.
     
  6. Ranger-6

    Ranger-6 New Member

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    I have the entire set of each pistol caliber made by Hi-Point Firearms, to include the 4595TS, just because I can, and that's what I wanted. Living in America is great, living in Michigan is far greater. Michigan is a "will issue" state, and I can, if I want, carry all my weapons, all at the same time.
     
  7. aandabooks

    aandabooks New Member

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    I'm at the point where I'm not real wild about adding an more calibers. No problem adding multiples. I have .22, 9mm and .45 in handguns. I even turned down a Colt Chief's Special Revolver in chrome for $400 at a gun show over the weekend because I didn't want to buy another caliber.
     
  8. g17frantz

    g17frantz New Member

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    My stupid arse keeps buying guns of different calibers. Guess I just want one of each! Next purchase hands down is a GSG 1911 .22. Finally a gun I have ammo for
     
  9. mesinge2

    mesinge2 New Member

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    I have eighteen 357s, ten 1911s in 45, four 9mms, five 38s, and a whole bunch more of all kinds of stuff!

    Why, you ask?

    Because I wanted them. :D
     
  10. Yunus

    Yunus New Member

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    I make my firearms choices based on calibers that I already own. .22 ,.40, .45, .223, .308, 12 gauge. All readily available and inexpensive to stock up on.

    Also they get the job done! I can't think of anything reasonable that my set of calibers can't do, so why expand and make me have to keep track of yet another caliber's ammo price.
     
  11. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Well, yes, I have more than one firearm in the same caliber- or did before that horrible boating accident. Because they made more than one model in that caliber.

    Now, I have a friend with a good sized place in the county in Minnesota. He has about 10 Marlin 336 rifles in 30-30. Commonality of ammo and spare parts, and he figures would be of the the least attractive guns to the gun banners.
     
  12. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    ive got 2 380's
    3 1911's, 2 xdm, sig p220, ar15 all in 45acp


    i like 45acp and 380acp fun pistol rounds.

    i really want to add a tokarev at some point. i wish there was a modern high cap pistol using the tokarev carridge
     
  13. Yunus

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    That's a great reason right there to own multiples of the same/similar gun. Who knows if/when bans might happen. Having your own stock of spare parts would be nearly invaluable.
     
  14. pepper0282

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    I am to the point where I am buying pistols and rifles of the same caliber. I just bought a GP 100 and a 1894C because I like the idea of buying one ammo also it is fun to have the set. Any reason the buy more firearms I guess. The wife loves that.
     
  15. Riverg420

    Riverg420 New Member

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    I have all the calibers I want 9mm,357sig,.40,.45,223,7.62 and 12 gauge .Now I'am working on multiple firearms of those calibers .That's one thing i like about my Sig's 229 and 239 you can switch out calibers without buying another gun . .357 sig is my fav caliber in handguns .
     
  16. linuxuser3890

    linuxuser3890 New Member

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    Those dang boats can be very dangerous.

    Sent from my Inspire 4G using FirearmsTalk
     
  17. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Same here-+ my wife & I both have a 9mm & i'll ALWAYS have a 45acp or 3 :rolleyes:
     
  18. mcb

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    2 357s, 2. 38s, 3 9mms, 5 12 gauge, 2. 308, 7 22lr, 2 45lc, 1 45acp, 1 40s&w,
     
  19. sweeper22

    sweeper22 New Member

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    Multiples of 9mm and 45acp in handguns, and will probably always have extras of each.

    I strongly prefer common calibers...12ga, 22lr, 5.56, 308, 38/357, etc.

    My only oddball is a P226 in 357sig. Due to its slight obscurity, it'll likely be replaced...maybe by a P220.
     
  20. mcb

    mcb New Member

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    Forgot a few 1 44 mag, 2 20 gauge, 2 30-06, and 2 30-30.0, 50 cal muzzle loader, 44 cal cap and ball revolver