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Old March 16, 2005, 02:34 PM   #26
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He probably means a Baby Eagle, its easy to get things mixed up some times.
That's true.

Say, did I tell you about my new Chevy Corvette?

The emblem on the trunk says Cavalier, but I'm pretty sure it's a Corvette. It's easy to get these things mixed up sometimes.

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Old March 16, 2005, 03:10 PM   #27
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Well some crooks now have a pretty good idea of where to look! As for me, come to my house, IF I trust you, I'll show you a few. Otherwise,NONE OF YER DAMN BUSINESS!
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Old March 16, 2005, 03:39 PM   #28
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Old March 16, 2005, 04:37 PM   #29
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thu kynd of gun wit berel an stok wit mie handz on itz. shewtz buletz
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Old March 16, 2005, 05:19 PM   #30
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I can honestly say I don't know how many firearms I own.

Custom 7mm Rem. Mag
Remingotn Model 788 LH 6mm Remington
Marlin .444 lever action
Winchester Model 94 .30-30
Savage 110L .30-06
Savage 99A .308
Remington 700 BDL LH 7mm Rem Mag
Remington 700 BDL LH .270
Rossi .308 & 12 gauge Combo
Hi Point 9mm Carbine

Here are the .22 rifles:

Winchester Model 490
Chipmunk
Remington Model 77
Marlin 781

Here are the Milsurps:
Polish M-44 Carbine, unfired
Enfield Mark 4 #1, new
Mosin Nagant Model 38
Mosin Nagant 91/59
2 Swiss K-31s
Yugoslavian M-48 Mauser
Chinese SKS
Yugoslavian SKS
3 Swedish M96 Mausers

Blackpowder Rifles:

.58 Navy Arms Buffalo Hunter
.50 Thompson Center Hawken Flintlock
.50 Knight Disc Rifle

Plus the handguns and shotguns
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Old March 17, 2005, 03:34 PM   #31
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I can honestly say I don't know how many firearms I own.
Lol - me neither - there was a thread on TFL a few years back about "Anyone ever forgotten about a gun they owned" and there were some funny responses about guns turning up to people's surprise.

In response to the initial question, what iamkris said! My oh my things have gone downhill since Schoolhouse Rock went off the air.

P.S. Do your other 2 sons feel slighted by your choice of forum name?
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Old March 18, 2005, 07:02 AM   #32
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OK to actually answer the poor (abbereviated) guy's question, it would be a toss-up between my CMP Garand, DSA StG and Pedersoli Sharps.

FF-ha! My problem is I know EXACTLY how many guns I have. 19 rifles , 4 shotguns , 9 handguns. I look at that and think "how could I want any more?" But I do...here's the short list of stuff on my wish list:

· AK (Romanian SAR-2?), pre-ban, 7.62x39mm
· Mauser 98K, 8x57mm
· Swedish Mauser M96, 6.5x55mm
· Springfield XD-40, .40 S&W
· Sig P220, .45 ACP
· DSA FAL Para folder, 7.62x51mm
· 10mm Witness conversion kit
· Taurus 450 Ultra-Lite .45 Colt
· Marlin Camp Carbine .45 ACP, red dot scope, hi-cap mags, synthetic stock
· Marlin 1895SS Guide Gun .45-70 Gov't
· Beretta 686/687 Silver Pigeon - or - Ruger Red Label engraved - or - Browning 525 Sporting 12 ga
· Ruger M77 - or - Remington 700 CDL - or - Savage 116FSAK, 7mm Rem Mag
· Colt or S&W 1917 .45 ACP
· Colt Python, Royal Blue, 6" bbl, .357 Mag
· Browning 1919, .30-06
· Win 1895 .405 Win -or- .30-06 -or- .35 Whelen
· Thompson M1927A1, .45 ACP
· Beretta Storm CX4, .45 ACP (when the make one)
· .45 upper for AR
· Ruger 10/22 Target, .22 LR, blued, bi-pod, trigger work, hi-mag scope, 2 extra mags
· M1919A4, 7.62x51mm
· PTR-91, 7.62x51mm
· Nagant M95, 7.62 Nagant
· Navy Arms Win 73 .44-40
· Walther TPH .22 LR
· CZ52, 7.62x25mm
· Henry youth lever .22 LR rifle -- or -- Chipmunk .22 LR rifle - or - Savage Youth .22 LR
· Remington 870 Express Youth 20 ga shotgun
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Old March 18, 2005, 11:26 AM   #33
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Kris Rich, you have to many obvious glaring holes in your collection! For example, you list a 1919 in .30-06 and a 1919A4 in 7.62x51, but no M1919A6. When Meatloaf wrote the song "Two out of Three Ain't bad, he wasn't speaking about firearms.

Show this post to your boss or biggest customer and tell him I (everyone)said you need an immediate raise and a hefty bonus, and time off to build your collection up to an unembarassing level:-)

Also show this post to your wife or significant other, and let her know this is one of those crisis moments where her true mettle will be judged as to how she supports you in getting through these dark times.

Does anyone else need a post from an objective, disinterested bystander to give validation to a firearms shopping spree?

On a more serious note, how would you compare your 1927A1 to the Beretta Storm? I have a friend who wants a .45 ACP carbine, and these seem to be the only two I can think of that are in production.
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Old March 18, 2005, 01:47 PM   #34
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artsmom -- I like the way you think!!

Oh, those are just my wish list items, though, so I can't compare the Thompson. But I think you're right on those being about the only obvious semi auto carbines out there, except for the HK USC. Maybe if you stretch the definition the Mech Tech carbine conversion. I've shot all of them except for the Storm. On paper I like the Storm the best with the exception of available high cap -- well, standard really -- mags. (e.g., 20+).

If you want real embarrassment, you have to see my actual collection

Handguns (10):
· FN HP-SA-SFS, 9x19mm (2005)
· Para Ordnance P14.45 LDA Limited .45 ACP (2004)
· Bulgarian Makarov 9x18mm (2003)
· Tanfoglio Witness Tactical II .45 ACP (2003)
· Ruger Vaquero .45 Colt (2002)
· Ruger Vaquero .45 Colt (2002)
· Ruger Blackhawk .45 Colt (1987)
· Auto Ordnance 1911A1 .45 ACP (1986)
· Ruger MkII Target .22LR (1985)
· Pietta 1851 Navy .36 cal (1981)

Shotguns (4):
· Lanber 2097 12 ga (2003)
· Mossberg 500 Persuader 12 ga (2002)
· Remington 1100 12 ga (1987)
· Winchester 1897 12 ga (inherited)

Rifles (19):
· Springfield M1A Loaded, 7.62x51mm (2005)
· CZ V22 AR upper 22 LR (2004)
· Tikka T3 Hunter, .300 WSM (2004)
· BSA Lee-Enfield No 4 Mk 1, .303 British (2004)
· Springfield (Remington) 1903A3, .30-06 (2004)
· DPMS/J&T M4-gery 5.56x45mm (2004)
· Swiss K31, 7.5x55 Swiss (2004)
· Pedersoli Sharps 1874 Billy Dixon .45-70 Gov't (2004)
· Mosin-Nagant 91/30 7.62x54R (2004)
· Springfield Armory M1 Garand .30-06 (2003)
· Mosin-Nagant M44 7.62x54R (2003)
· Yugo SKS 59/66A1 7.62x39mm (2003)
· DSA STG58A Type 1, 7.62x51mm (2003)
· Rossi M92 .45 Colt (2002)
· Mauser 98K Israeli/Czech .308 Win (1988)
· Mossberg 46(a) .22 LR (inherited)
· Mannlicher-Berthier Mle92-27 8mm Lebel (inherited)
· Springfield 1873 Trapdoor .45-70 Gov't (inherited)
· 1864 E Robinson .58 cal (1981)
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Old March 18, 2005, 02:44 PM   #35
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Current Stuff I own:
Ruger 10/22
Ruger Super Blackhawk
Henry Goldenboy .22
Smith and Wesson K-38 Combat Masterpiece
Winchester Model 1300 Defender
Colt Official Police

Future Items that I plan on purchasing, in order:
2x 95% Chinese Type 56's w/ 'toad sticker' bayonets
Smith and Wesson Model 469 9mm

For the most part I stick with either Remmington or UMC ammunition, but for the Super Blackhawk, I get whatever I can find for dirt cheap, usually Maine Cartridge Co., which is decent I might add(though, they are lead wadcutters...). Couple times I've bought this European brand shotgun shells, and been impressed.. but I can't remember what brand
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Old March 18, 2005, 07:56 PM   #36
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Kris....Man.......I bow to you........

Actually the question was gun not guns so I won't embarass myself especially after iamkris's post .......I'll just list one and all around it's probably my favorite.It's the one that's with me wherever I go.

Remington 722 in .222 Rem.
It has a 700 varmint barrell rechambered from .223 so it has a little more twist and shoots 55gn. Sierra BTHP's very well.It's been glassed and floated and has a solid follower so it's a single shot.I have an old Weaver 3-9X40 on it and it always hits where I'm holding it when I squeeze the 2lb. trigger.

Crows don't stand a chance.It's a nice piece.Also have great confidence when still hunting whitetails at moderate ranges(Not recommended).I usually carry more gun with me for that but a well placed head or neck shot and ole nannys go down in their tracks.
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Old March 18, 2005, 08:57 PM   #37
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not guns so I won't embarass myself especially after iamkris's post
Aaacck! Sorry, didn't mean to come off like I was bragging. Lots of people on this board have WAY more firearms than I do.

For my favs, again, it would be a toss-up between my CMP Garand, DSA StG and Pedersoli Sharps.
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Old March 18, 2005, 09:04 PM   #38
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Guns?

I don't have any guns.

Ur mistaken if u think I have any gunz.
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Old March 19, 2005, 06:36 AM   #39
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Yeah, I don't own any gunz either, but if I did, my fun gun would be a Rem. 504, .22LR that I'd pillar bedded and free-floated, sporting a 4-14X scope. It would average under .290" at 50 yards from the bench with good ammo.

The stock would be beautifully grained and finished, the action would be buttery smooth. The trigger would adjust down to about 2 lbs and be silky. The rifle would feel exactly like the Rem 700s that I also don't own. I'd be shooting the best offhand groups ever and be having the time of my life with that beauty. Too bad I don't own any gunz.

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Old March 20, 2005, 07:15 PM   #40
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As far as quantity of guns go, I would gladly trade half of mine for more range time. (Lots more range time.)
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Old March 20, 2005, 07:31 PM   #41
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That is one sweet hypothetical gun, Picher!
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Old March 20, 2005, 07:43 PM   #42
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First Freedom:

Yeah, and if I really owned it, I'd have to join a club, learn how to shoot, get a great benchrest setup, carry all that stuff to the car, unload it at the range, test all kinds of ammo, load it back up, get home, put it all away...man that's too much like work.

I don't know why all you guys work so hard in the name of fun.

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Old March 20, 2005, 08:20 PM   #43
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someday

i have promised myself that someday i will own an M1 Garand or an M1A. if its an M1A its gonna be a loaded one with a big ol scope sittin up top.

i also told myself that i will own an AR with a 20 inch barrel and another big ol scope sittin up top but this one will be next to impossible to get. (insert rant about gun control and liberals here)
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Old March 20, 2005, 08:48 PM   #44
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SW1911 PD Just got these pics
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Old March 21, 2005, 12:46 AM   #45
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My M4 & Beretta 87 with hunting gear

I use it for hunting, range fun, and home defence. In the 87 i only use CCI stingers. And the M4 I use M193.

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Old March 21, 2005, 02:53 AM   #46
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My two favorite rifles:

#1. AI-AWP, precision / long range.
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#2. MSTN Lightweight 17" AR15 for 3Gun
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Old February 23, 2013, 04:08 PM   #47
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I dont want to embarrass myself, but...

I'd have to say that my favorite plinking gun is my Ruger 10/22. Bone stock except for a 3-9x40 Simmons scope for 100 yd shots. For something with a bit more oompf, my Mosin Nagant 91/30. Both cheap and fun.
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Old February 24, 2013, 03:16 PM   #48
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I purchased a carbine Kit for my Beretta U-22 NEOS,,,

I own two single-shot 22 rifles,,,
I also own two bolt-action repeaters in .22,,,
My only semi-auto in .22 LR was a Mossberg 702 plinkster.

Then just for the heck of it I purchased a carbine kit for my NEOS pistol,,,
I mounted an inexpensive red-dot scope on the carbine,,,
Now, for pure fun, it's my go-to rifle for range play.

It's plenty accurate at 50 yards,,,
So I use it for tin can hunting,,,
Or to roll sand-filled bottles.

For precision accuracy it's the worst of my rifles,,,
But for a good fun time at the range,,,
It's the best range toy I have.

It's also a great rifle for small children,,,
My friends 9 year old thinks I bought it just for her.

Aarond

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Old February 24, 2013, 08:45 PM   #49
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oh, just a couple of smokewagons and corn poppers
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Old February 24, 2013, 11:00 PM   #50
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Right now Im enjoying my latest acquisitions.

Remington 510 Targetmaster
Remington 512 Sportmaster

One I traded a spoterized but good shooting Mosin Nagant for. The other I traded some .223 ammo for. Both are good shooters but the targetmaster has been very well taken care of and is in very nice original shape.

They both shoot mini mag very well which is awesome because I have right at 4,000rds of it
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