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Old April 30, 2009, 09:27 AM   #1
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Guns You'd Like To See Produced.

I find it interesting and enjoyable to see what kind of guns others would like to see produced, and sharing with others what I'd like to see produced. (And yes, I know we'd all like to be able to buy a phased plasma rifle in the 40 watt range, or a Star Trek phaser, but how about sticking with guns that are currently technologically possible....)

Browning Hi-Power stainless

Browning Hi-Power Standard (polished blue & wood grips) with a ring hammer

Colt Detective Special blued & stainless available in .38/.357, .32 H&R Magnum, .22LR

A high quality, accurate reproduction of the Walther P38 (steel frame)

Current production S&W revolvers with no MIM parts, no lock, no two-piece barrels, real case-hardened triggers/hammers.

Colt 1903/1908 Hammerless, perhaps as a reproduction from USFA

A semi-auto .357 magnum pistol that isn't a brick like the Desert Eagle and uses double-stack mags. C'mon, if the Bren machinegun (as well as a host of others) can reliably cycle a rimmed round, then we outta be able to make a gun that can do the same thing now

A reproduction Webley MK VI available in .38 Special & .22LR, 45 Colt..

High Quality reproductions of the Luger P08 and Broomhandle C96 (dig deep into those pockets for these, 'cause they sure wouldn't be cheap....)

CZ 75 BD Stainless

CZ SP-01 Stainless

A pistol/revolver that takes 7.62 X 25 tokarev

Bone Stock Gov't Model of 1911 as originally done, including mags, all to original Specs.

A 1911 that is made from real damascene steel

semi auto only STEN MK II in 9mm and 38 super

Krag Jørgensen rifle in 6,5 × 55 mm and 30-06

454 Causull pistol

327 Federal Magnum pistol

11.25 m/m AUT. PISTOL M/1914 ( kongsberg Colt, 45 ACP ), made to the exact original specs at Kongsberg defence.
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Old April 30, 2009, 09:41 AM   #2
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I'll play:
• Marlin 39A lever action in 17 HMR. Henry makes one, but it is a pain to mount a scope on it.
• Also for Marlin to reissue their 336 in 38-55.
• Savage to make a left handed 10FCP HS-Precision in .308. No muzzle brake.
• CZ to make a left handed Safari Series bolt action in 375 H&H.
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Old April 30, 2009, 09:51 AM   #3
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I nearly always give the same answers to this question

1) A modern pistol chambered for 7.62x25 (say some sort of Springfield XD model).

2) A box-magazine lever action carbine (a-la Browning BLR) chambered for the same 7.62x25

3) A semi-auto "tommy-gun" (Thompson) replica chambered for .22LR

I'll add in that I'd love a CZ-75 in .40 S&W constructed of Stainless Steel!
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:00 AM   #4
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1. Benelli M1014/M4 with collapsible stock and magazine extension, all factory made in the US to avoid inflated "rare" pricing and importation laws.

2. Re-run of Beretta 92G Centurions with straight dustcovers, no warning label, all metal parts, available in Bruniton AND Inox finishes.

3. A good semi-auto .308 platform like the KAC SR-25 but without the huge price tag. AR or M14 based or even something new, as long as it's crazy accurate, inexpensive, reliable, lightweight.
4. Glock 19 with better ergos (perhaps a HK P30 system), but an over all reduction of grip area with more subtle, and more space inside, finger grooves. Beavertail.
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:02 AM   #5
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1) An affordable, accurate auto pistol in .22 WRM a lot prettier than the Automag II.

2) Re-introduction of an affordable and compact Randall stainless 1911.

3) A Ruger .44 mag carbine with a regular detachable mag and $200 less.

4) Winchester Stainless M70 Compact.

5) A black stainless pump or auto 12 ga. shotgun.

6) Remington M7 or M700 SPS stainless in .250 Savage or .257 Roberts.

7) An 1875 Remington 5 1/2" revolver that could withstand a big magnum.

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Old April 30, 2009, 10:09 AM   #6
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A Glock model chambering 7.62x25mm and a Hydra-Shok or Gold Dot in this bore.
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:09 AM   #7
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The one I have always wanted produced is an automatic loading pistol in 30 carbine. Maybe on a 1911/Commander style frame.
I know someone made something in 30 carbine years ago but I have never seen one or found anyone that has it.

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Old April 30, 2009, 10:11 AM   #8
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Add another .30 Carbine for me!

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Old April 30, 2009, 10:12 AM   #9
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A Glock in 7.62x25

A scaled down version of the PaK 35/36 in .50 BMG

An American produced Krinkov type rifle that comes from the factory as a SBR not a rifle that needs the barrel cut.

A spade gripped 12gauge modeled after the 1919

(You didn't ask if they were practical ideas )
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:33 AM   #10
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A S&W M&P in 10mm. And I agree on the p-38 suggestion. My dad brought an original back from WWII.
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:33 AM   #11
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Well, now that the cat is out of the bag about me buying cheap guns I guess I can say what I had been thinking.
I don't know if I would like the gun made, or if it's just a feature I like, but I would like if a company would make the RG-26 again. Why? Actually, there's three reasons:
1) The safety. The safety on the other single action striker fired guns have a safety that works in the same manner, which is to say they block the sear from dropping and block the slide from moving. The safety on this just blocks the trigger bar; and with an enlarged hole on the sear actuator bar, it can be loaded and unloaded with the safety on.
2) The back of the frame has tabs that lock into the slide.
3) I know it has been done on other pistols, but I like it: Put the front sight on the barrel, not on the slide.
Okay so make it four: The takedown button is a hook on the frame that catches onto the firing pin guide rod. It wont self field strip, and is easier than a Hi Point to disassemble.
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:53 AM   #12
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Old April 30, 2009, 10:56 AM   #13
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Slim line Glock 9mm
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Old April 30, 2009, 11:04 AM   #14
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I'm not a particularly huge HK fan but...

Semi auto MP7A1... but if HK ever does that they'll probably discombobulate it into some ridiculous looking form like they did with the SL8-6 and USC.

Semi auto MP5 that's actually made by HK.

Not exactly a gun but it would be fantastic if someone would make a quality 5.45x39mm AK mag that cost less than $30. (Pleeeeeeaaaase MagPul )

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Old April 30, 2009, 11:09 AM   #15
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Hey, add an accurate and affordable .308 carbine autoloader for hunting/patrol with 16.5 or 18" barrel--before it gets banned!

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Old April 30, 2009, 11:13 AM   #16
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A stainless .357 levergun with an 18 inch barrel.

Affordable HKs
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Old April 30, 2009, 11:15 AM   #17
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A gun I would really like to see produced is... all stainless version of the new Colt New Agent. I would buy one in a heartbeat.
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Old April 30, 2009, 11:27 AM   #18
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Would like to see a 10mm, 5 shot K or L frame with 2 inch barrel.
Also a MSAR bullpup in 10mm, that takes Glock mags.
Single stack Glock in 10mm.

I see a trend here.
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Old April 30, 2009, 11:35 AM   #19
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A short barrel Smith Wesson 10xx series!

I believe there was a prototype (1036). 3.5" Barrel 10mm. Would buy one in a heartbeat!
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Old April 30, 2009, 12:16 PM   #20
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Yes, 7.62X25 Tokarev in a modern handgun. I hope some day, it will happen, because I love shooting them out of my 52. CZ that is.

I'm (Just a little) surprised nobody has took the leap.

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Old April 30, 2009, 12:23 PM   #21
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A double action revolver from Freedom Arms.
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Old April 30, 2009, 12:23 PM   #22
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Seeing the exorbitant prices for colt revolvers-if we have to pay a lot of money for them anyway-I'd like to see colt go back to producing the top quality, hand fitted revolvers they were known for. Oh Yeah! With the ammo market what it is-Revive the MEDUSA.
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Old April 30, 2009, 12:31 PM   #23
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Old April 30, 2009, 01:08 PM   #24
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I'd like to see the Savage 99 come back out, old-school style, nothing new and "improved."

A Browning BL-22WMR.

x2 on the stainless 357 mag rifle with 18" barrel. Or maybe a stainless 92 Ranger with the shorter barrel - 16, 16.25, whatever it was.

Definitely a more practical 357 auto.

One of those four shot derringers that shot all four barrels at once. Why, just for the pure joy of the kaboom!

I'd like to see someone bring out a revolver carbine that is a little more affordable and modern than the Uberti's. Something with a 14 or 16" barrel maybe, and with a longer Monte Carlo stock to keep the flash from my face a little.

In response to the prior post about the 22lr tommy gun, I think there is one being made already.

I'd like to see more companies play with something like the calico's.

More calibers in the BFR - maybe 308, 243, 25-06, 300 savage, a true rifle cartridge between the 30-30 and the 450Marlin and 45-70, and with longer range.

Hmm, I will probably think of more, but those would get me started toward bankruptcy.

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Old April 30, 2009, 01:45 PM   #25
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I'd like to see Ruger's impression of a proper lever action .30-30 and .45-70. It must be that Ruger's makes and sells what they think people will buy and then that's it.

I'd like to see a Colt automatic in 9mm but in a smaller size than a 1911 (but a little larger than the old pocket auto, maybe about the size of the FN 9mm Browning Long hammerless, which I think was also a model 1903. Colt supposedly made a few experimental models of such a gun but was unable to sell any. And they would probably have trouble selling them now. I believe it was chambered in some .38 caliber proprietary cartridge.

And while we're at it, I'd like to see more revolvers with a five inch barrel. S&W actually made some J-frames with a 5 inch heavy barrel in .357 magnum, no less. I almost bought one but that's when I bought the P5.

Not that I could afford any of these.
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