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Old April 20, 2012, 05:50 PM   #1
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Whats the biggest hunk of junk you ever filled out a 4473 for?

For me it was a para ordnance hi capacity .45.

Jammed, couldn't ever fix it.
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Old April 20, 2012, 05:58 PM   #2
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I've never filled out a 4473 to buy fishing supplies
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Old April 20, 2012, 05:59 PM   #3
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Wonder whats the best caliber for carp? (:
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Old April 20, 2012, 06:03 PM   #4
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I have two....a DB380 and PT1911.

DB380 broke after 25rds. Trigger was horrible. I bought it during my Glock faze. Went back to 1911s or similar guns like the P238. I no longer own any Glocks.

The PT1911 wouldn't feed any HP ammo and only 50% of ball no matter what brand, type of mag I used or how tweaked the extractor was. The finish came off like it was applied with a sharpie. The right side thumb safety fell off. Hammer follow happened after 50rds. Finally the frame dented easily when it slightly hit much softer material like wood. Total garbage and was the straw that broke any consideration for a single Taurus product ever again. I've owned other Taurus garbage and handled many more but that PT1911 was the last purchase.

Both guns were sold with-in a week of buying them.
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Old April 20, 2012, 06:59 PM   #5
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Kimber CDP II... Parts breakage/ catastrophic failure (as in the slide flew off of the frame and went down range) at < 250 rounds.

I promptly had it repaired and then traded it for a real pistol... A Glock 35 (and a Mossberg 590).
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Old April 20, 2012, 08:20 PM   #6
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What's with all the "biggest poc's" threads lately?
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Old April 20, 2012, 08:28 PM   #7
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DB380 broke after 25rds. Trigger was horrible. I bought it during my Glock faze. I no longer own any Glocks.
What's a DB380 have to do with Glock?

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Old April 20, 2012, 08:29 PM   #8
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Wonder whats the best caliber for carp? (:
Both .22lr and .243 WIN worked for me when I was a younger, dumber version of myself.

You need shallow water and a high angle of attack..... centerfires (or a 5 foot handled spade swung haymaker style, with the blade hitting the water flat.....) will kill multiple carp with one shot......

You need direct hits with .22lr ....... and light refraction from the water makes this tricky the first few times.....

.... not that I am suggestin anyone do this ...... it is probably dangerous...... maybe illegal........


..... come to think of it, quite a few things I enjoyed as a "yout" were probably dangerous, illegal, or both.
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Old April 20, 2012, 09:21 PM   #9
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german made ROG 22 revolver i believe....the gap on the cylinder to barrel was so bad that the gun had almost a 6 inch spread at 30 feet....it was a lead shaver alright!
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Old April 20, 2012, 10:28 PM   #10
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For me it was a para ordnance hi capacity .45.

Jammed, couldn't ever fix it.

You must have bought the one I traded in. That was the worst by far .
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Old April 20, 2012, 11:21 PM   #11
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The worst one for me was a Kahr PM9. It was one of the first ones when they firsdt came out. After I got it back from Kahr the 3rd time for FTFs and it still wouldn't feed properly, I ended up taking an angle grinder to it, cutting it up and tossing it in the trash.
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Old April 20, 2012, 11:24 PM   #12
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What's a DB380 have to do with Glock?
Just mentioned it for context on why I bought the DB380 in the first place.
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Old April 20, 2012, 11:26 PM   #13
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Intratec Tec-22. Looked cool, would jam every other round, and when it jammed, it would take a round and bend it at a 90 degree angle.
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Old April 20, 2012, 11:36 PM   #14
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I never bought a 'Hunk of junk'. The closest might be my Ruger Super Single Six. That ought tell you something, as it is a pretty darn good revolver.
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Old April 21, 2012, 01:19 AM   #15
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A Colt Gov.mod silver satin,45ACP. 400 bucks extra work just to make it an OK pistol.

Then a 70 ser.Gold Cup thats not much better.
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Old April 21, 2012, 03:21 AM   #16
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Llama Minimax .45. Turned out to be a reliable, but clunky pistol. Fit and finish looked like it was hand-fitted by a crosseyed drunk.
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Old April 21, 2012, 03:24 AM   #17
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It was made by Taurus.
That's all that matters.
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Old April 21, 2012, 08:44 AM   #18
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Taurus PT145... Cracked frame after 250 rounds, sent in fixed, 50 rounds later cracked frame, sent in fixed... sold!
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Old April 21, 2012, 08:50 AM   #19
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NAA Mini .22 Revolver.

Now what the heck do I do with it?

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Old April 21, 2012, 09:13 AM   #20
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Ruger Ranch Rifle. Say it Loud. I'd only heard about 5 minute rifles before that.
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Old April 21, 2012, 11:32 AM   #21
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Walther TPH in .22. And twenty different brands of ammo, and 8 or 10 spare magazines. After all that I could occasionally get three rounds in a row to fire and feed.
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Old April 21, 2012, 12:06 PM   #22
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Phoenix HP-22,,,

Some people love their Phoenix pistols but mine never worked well,,,
I didn't get but about 3 boxes of .22 LR through it,,,
Before it stopped firing the cartridges.

I sent it back to Phoenix (my dime) in California,,,
They returned it saying nothing was wrong,,,
It still won't fire a cartridge.

I called them back and they said send it in again,,,
They returned it and it still won't shoot,,,
They paid shipping the second time.

Fortunately it was only $99.95 to begin with,,,
I have a very cute paperweight.

Aarond

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Old April 21, 2012, 12:17 PM   #23
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A KIMBER RIMFIRE-TARGET, and a WALTHER P22 which both together were as worthless as mamaries on a stud horse.
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Old April 21, 2012, 12:22 PM   #24
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Taurus judge. When it would actually work I loved firing 410. Problem was it rarely worked. Taurus took it back many times, said it was fixed. It never was. They refused to speak to me so I went through the BBB and got a refund.
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Old April 21, 2012, 01:57 PM   #25
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NIB Taurus M85. Seized up solid at 250 rounds and as a CCW piece, there was no way I was going to trust it. That was my first and last Taurus.
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