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Old July 29, 2013, 04:52 PM   #51
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Skimmed over most of the posts and I think I may hold the record.

I've got a S&W M1917 .45 DA that I've had for over 10 years and I've never fired it - don't intend to, either.

Reason being, I don't believe it's been fired since it left the factory.
Still has three (every other chamber) light burn rings and other than that, zero wear, at all, zilch.
I know the factory at times test fired with three rounds, and as far as I know that could be the sum total that has been run through this revolver. If that's the case, we're looking at 95 years since the gun last fired.

(Sure, there is a chance that it was used very lightly a very long time ago and cleaned very well, but if so, I can't tell.)



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Old July 29, 2013, 04:55 PM   #52
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Guns in one's collection that have yet to be tested/fired...

Ruger mini 30
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Old July 29, 2013, 08:30 PM   #53
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I have a few but the one that puzzles me is the SBR for which I waited 7 months to receive my stamp. It's been in the safe for nearly a month now unfired.

Too much work and not nearly enough play.
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Old August 18, 2013, 08:45 PM   #54
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Guns in one's collection that have yet to be tested/fired...

Nagant pistol. I have plenty of ammo for it, but look at it as more of a novelty piece. It may get fired someday, but not on my todo list
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Old August 21, 2013, 10:02 AM   #55
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I usually try to test mine pretty quickly. I did recently purchase a second AR-15, a Colt 6720, that I haven't shot yet.
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Old August 21, 2013, 08:15 PM   #56
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I nominate my M1898 Krag, purchased in 1972.
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Old August 22, 2013, 09:45 AM   #57
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I only own three guns at this point, and due to lack of time and ammo have not had the chance to shoot the newest of them. One day I hope to be in a position where I can buy guns faster than I can find the time to shoot them.
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Old August 22, 2013, 09:52 AM   #58
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None. I'm a terrible "collector," because I insist on using stuff that I buy, whether it be firearms or fountain pens.
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Old August 25, 2013, 08:22 PM   #59
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A friend has a large vault. He has at least fifteen rifles he has never used. Most of them are excellent-mint condition.
He is retired, and has the time.

I'm not going to state how many rifles or thousands of rounds of ammo he just inventoried.
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