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Old April 13, 2014, 04:33 AM   #1
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what kind of guy are you?

I've been reading some posts and have noticed that alot of guys say " I like x gun and that's coming from a ruger guy" or simply I'm a colt guy or glock guy. So what type of guy are you?

Honestly I'm a gun guy I like em all as long as it goes bang I like it.

So what do you think guys.

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Old April 13, 2014, 05:11 AM   #2
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I've discovered that I'm a revolver guy :-)

Mad about wheel guns

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Old April 13, 2014, 05:49 AM   #3
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Mainly, I'm an old guy. That means I like revolvers and 1911s. But I have some tupperware, too.
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Old April 13, 2014, 07:10 AM   #4
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I'm a gun guy.... I like revolvers and semi autos. S&W, Ruger, Springfield, Glock and Walther are my favorites.
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Old April 13, 2014, 07:36 AM   #5
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1911 guy, I have a little of everything but a lot of 1911s with more on the horizon. Love the feel of the para with a short trigger.
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Old April 13, 2014, 07:49 AM   #6
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I'm a custom Colt 1911 guy, that's what I own the most of, but I appreciate any quality firearm. I have a soft spot for older customs built for defense/carry, both autos and revolvers, I think that the innovative work done by the pioneers like Behlert, Clark, Swenson, etc is just amazing.
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Old April 13, 2014, 08:08 AM   #7
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I guess I'm a CZ guy as I own the more of that brand than any other handgun, but overall I am a gun guy, love them all!
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Old April 13, 2014, 08:09 AM   #8
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My wife will tell you I'm the obsessed type. I want them all.
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Old April 13, 2014, 08:17 AM   #9
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re: what kind of guy are you?

I own a Browning HP in MARPAT duracoat.

Now, that I said that, I am a revolver guy. I 'cut my teeth' in SouthEast Asia, with a SW Model 15 and a Motorola radio strapped on my belt. It had been years, but I own one, again.

I enjoy snubnose revolvers, for their history, their 'mystique', their utilitarian approach to a plainclothesman's problem, and the best two world-wide advertisements, one dispatching a VietCong, one dispatching an assassin.

I own former service revolvers, too.

My caliber of choice is the not so cool anymore, dogged-down, beat-up, ain't worth a plug nickel, can't get more than six shots off at a time, .38 Special.

Some gunners might think that, ONLY IF, they were born AFTER the Fall of The Berlin Wall.
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Old April 13, 2014, 08:29 AM   #10
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I'm a gun guy.

Now, what cha got?
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Old April 13, 2014, 08:32 AM   #11
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Wc145 I have a behlert built 1911, was never a hi power fan but would have liked to have one built by ab
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Old April 13, 2014, 09:35 AM   #12
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Old guy. Like old stuff. Like having things I couldn't afford to buy when I was young. Like classic S&Ws and Colts.

Like this...





And this...





Then I'll turn around and buy something weird, like this...





And this...





What you'll never see me buying is a Glock (ugly and most uncomfortable gun I ever held in my hand) or a DA Ruger revolver (can't knock the ugly off them with a stick).
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Old April 13, 2014, 10:29 AM   #13
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I am not brand specific, although I do like certain features on guns like Sigs, DA/SA trigger with decocker. That being said though, if a particular gun fits my needs, no matter who makes it, ill buy it as long as it is well made.
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Old April 13, 2014, 10:32 AM   #14
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I've found that my bigotry doesn't always last

I used to be all about double action revolvers and found single actions to be for the subhuman. Then I started shooting with those that are fans and found that my bias was ill founded.
I still love my revolvers, but have recently obtained a .45 auto that I find great usefulness an utility for. I've even started looking forward to my first 9mm-something I would have sworn(as a younger man) I would never own or even touch.
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Old April 13, 2014, 01:13 PM   #15
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I'm a gun guy all around....I own a little of everything. But the older I get the more I despise chasing brass....so other than a few AR's that use brass catchers I find myself transitioning to mostly revolvers....but my 1911 probably won't go anywhere until I'm gone.
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Old April 13, 2014, 01:24 PM   #16
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Budget guy

I am a budget guy. I'll likely never purchase any gun over $500. I'll shop around for a deal for anything that costs more than that. I was until recently a strict DA/SA has to have a hammer guy, but this forum has changed my mind on that and a few other things.
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Old April 13, 2014, 01:51 PM   #17
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I am a traditionalist in that I love my 1911 and an old revolver that was my Dad's, but I am also an avid researcher of guns. I might see a gun that fascinates me and I want it but I will do some research and see what I can learn about it good or bad before I buy it.

But then again, there have been times when I simply look at a pistol and know it will be mine with no more thought than it looks good or feels good in my hand.

Crap, after rereading that I feel like maybe I have a problem and need to be in a 12 step program. "Hi, my name is Don and I like pitols."

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Old April 13, 2014, 02:08 PM   #18
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I'm a contrarian, so I like old HKs.
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Old April 13, 2014, 03:27 PM   #19
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CZ here, although I've tried quite a few different platforms. The M&P interests me.
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Old April 13, 2014, 03:34 PM   #20
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Old School !!!

Guess I'm an old-school kind of guy that has regressed to Traditional M/L's. Just about everything about them, touches my heart. Not many of us around these parts and I know most of the dedicated shooters, like myself. ....

As for handguns I guess I'm a Ruger fan and currently for rifles; Marlins and Savages. . ..

Be Safe !!!
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Old April 13, 2014, 03:47 PM   #21
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I'm old school and don't like much that's modern, hi tech, plastic or tacticool.
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Old April 13, 2014, 03:58 PM   #22
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85% old school...this comes from my early shooting days with Pops and his collection.
Love the Colt OMM series, the S&W K series.
Also I have a soft spot for Star pistols and other South American makers like Astra and Llama.
I think that comes from walking the gun shows with pops as a kid and seeing him contemplating Star 9mm pistols because they were "cheap"

What I really am not is a model 10 guy, I'd moan every time pops brought one home...again...and again...and again...
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Old April 13, 2014, 05:38 PM   #23
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Generally, you will see me with a CZ pistol for home, range and carry...





But I have one non CZ handgun, as well...



I won't turn down good guns because of a brand preference, as I like shooting SiG, Ruger, Smith, and a few others...
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Old April 13, 2014, 05:45 PM   #24
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As a Life member of SNM-Sons of Neanderthal Man-I am strictly a Steel and Walnut man. No aluminum, polymer or lightweight materials for me.
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Old April 13, 2014, 05:51 PM   #25
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I don't drink, do drugs, gamble, or chase women.

But, when I find I have the time and the money, I do buy guns. I've found that firearms have a much better rate of return than the above mentioned do.
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