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Old May 18, 2021, 02:32 PM   #26
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Ruger 10/22 and Ruger Mk. II pistol because they are fun and still (relatively speaking) cheap to shoot.

Then whatever I'm working with at the time.

And a couple of magazines of my EDC before I wrap up.
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Old May 19, 2021, 11:15 AM   #27
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I have two...Ruger 10/22 pocket rifle and Ruger MKIV 22/45 Tactical. Made the pocket it on a whim year or so ago, thinking I'd rarely shoot, but not the case...I shoot the snot out of it...the MKIV I purchased as a suppressor host and it always goes...more accurate than I thought it would/should be...even with cheap bulk stuff.
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Old May 19, 2021, 04:54 PM   #28
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Old May 19, 2021, 10:39 PM   #29
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Favorite semiauto is my Tanfoglio "Mossad" CZ clone:

Favorite revolver is a tie, my Dan Wesson 715, and my S&W 28-2 6"

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Old May 20, 2021, 12:18 PM   #30
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Beretta 92FS

- or -

SIG Sauer P226

It would be very difficult for me to pick a favorite among these two....
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Old May 20, 2021, 01:46 PM   #31
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I actually like shooting my Colt .44 Army, but loading and cleaning is a pain in my ass.
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Old May 22, 2021, 07:53 AM   #32
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Beretta U22 NEOS.
Red Dot on top and fun shooter.
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Old May 26, 2021, 11:20 AM   #33
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My HK45. It was a gun I longed after, and when I finally had the means to get one, I did it. It's soft-shooting, feels great in my hand, and it feeds and fires everything I put it in it. I've not babied it, either, it's held up extremely well.

Only thing now is that with ammo much more expensive than it used to be, shooting this gun is an expensive habit and I've not done it as much. I can't think of any range trip I've gone on where it hasn't accompanied me for a few mags, if not several, in some time. I will never sell it.
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Old May 26, 2021, 10:35 PM   #34
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Good choice on the M18's one of my favorites as well.

I vary considerably, but this week I've been working with some target+ (850-900 fps) full wadcutter loads, here on the farm. Put up in .38 special brass, the velocity makes them a real carry option, and the short .38 case makes the ejection stroke more effective from my 3" bbl'd M60 Smith. The combination's fun, superbly accurate, and very economical with home cast bullets & Bullseye powder. The gun's good for tennis ball size offhand groups at 25 yds too!

Last week, BTW, it was a Smith M27 with a 5" bbl. Great gun, beautifully made, but just to heavy for me now in my dotage. Week prior, it was a M66 Smith, for those that care.

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Old May 28, 2021, 07:31 AM   #35
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Single Seven, GP100, and SP101 in 327 are all fun, but the absolute most fun is the 327 Blackhawk.
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Old May 28, 2021, 09:14 AM   #36
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The last one I bought - Come On Man.
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Old May 28, 2021, 09:42 AM   #37
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CZ 512.

Great little semi-auto rimfire plinker.

Never misses a beat, likes most H.V. .22 ammo that I've tried, and is far more accurate than the feed-finicky 10/22 I sold and haven't missed even once.
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Old May 28, 2021, 10:37 AM   #38
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My Ruger SR22.

It's just a pleasure to shoot (and not too $$$).
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Old May 29, 2021, 12:29 PM   #39
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S&W M617, period, end of story.
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Old May 29, 2021, 01:02 PM   #40
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Now with the ammo shortage going on and Price is a big issue, my favorite is the Ruger LCR22. Actually my favorite plinker/Trainer. Since shooting that gun so often, it probably helped me to become a better shooter than just about firearm out there. If ammo cost and availability were no issue, I could very well shoot small 380's every single day, all day. I get such a big kick out of shooting them well.

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Old May 30, 2021, 08:47 PM   #41
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Shooting with my oldest tomorrow and bringing:

- CZ75B
- Ruger 19211SR
- S&W 686
- Savage 22LR semi-auto rifle

The CZ is semi-trick, fits like a glove, the 1911 is, well, a 1911, the 686 is a lightly modded and accurate .357 Mag, and the .22 rifle is fun to shoot and fairly accurate as well.

Don't get to shoot with either of my boys as often as I would like, tomorrow will be nice.

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Old May 30, 2021, 09:59 PM   #42
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I'll be laughed at for saying this, but for carefree plinking, without worrying too much about cleaning the firearm, lubing, what not.... my Hi-Point carbine.
Install a Hi Tower Armory Bullpup stock on it and watch people drool over it.

For me, it's either my '79 Colt Python or my HK VP9...or maybe my Charter Arms Southpaw.
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Old May 30, 2021, 10:35 PM   #43
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Sig 226, the bullets just seem to end up where I want them to.

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Old June 1, 2021, 10:13 AM   #44
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All of them.................
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Old June 3, 2021, 02:16 AM   #45
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S&W 17-3.
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Old June 3, 2021, 07:31 PM   #46
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44Magnum Desert Eagle. Always end my range session with 2 seven round mags.
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Old June 3, 2021, 09:46 PM   #47
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I take some bigger guns but my Ruger MKII and Taurus TX22 always make the trip.
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Old June 4, 2021, 04:11 PM   #48
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My K-38 and Model 52 Smiths equally.
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Old June 5, 2021, 06:17 AM   #49
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That would be a 1969 Korth rimfire revolver, especially when I look at how many times it accompanied me to the range in the last ten years.

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Old June 5, 2021, 03:23 PM   #50
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Every range trip, one of my 1911s in .45 ACP goes in the bag. They're my favorite things to shoot.

However, I inherited a CZ-52 a while back, in 7.62x25 Tokarev. That thing is bags of fun to shoot. Alas, 7.62x25 isn't cheap any more, and I've decided to hold off on setting up to reload it, given current prices.

Plain old GI hardball has about 355 ft-lb of muzzle energy. The Russian-made 7.62 I've been shooting has 514 ft-lb; those little 85 grain bullets leave the muzzle at 1,630 fps, almost twice the velocity of the .45. I was startled by how authoritative the recoil of the CZ was until I looked closely at the side of the ammo box.
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