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Old September 10, 2013, 11:41 AM   #26
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WOW! So hard to choose. For it's versatility, my T/C Contender is certainly a contender. From a 22 LR 14" match barrel for very accurate, and economical shooting to a 14" 223 for furry critters with a pistol at 100+ yards. Then a 35 Remington super 14 for deer hunting, and a 10" ported 45-70 for blowing stuff up. Great fun in lots of areas.
One that just keeps on being used a lot on trips to the range is my Walther P22. Not as accurate as my Buckmark, or my Granddads old High Standard HD Military, but just all kinds of fun to shoot.
Then there is too many center fires to mention Calibers from 32ACP to 45ACP, 10MM, and 44 Magnum. I enjoy shooting all of them. But if I have to pick one it has to be the Thompson Center Contender.
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Old September 10, 2013, 11:43 AM   #27
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I really enjoy my old Ruger MK II with 4.5" bull barrel.
Has always been a sweet shooter and stress free.
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Old September 10, 2013, 12:27 PM   #28
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Amt automag lll. 30carbine. So loud, very little recoil. Every head on the range turns to look when you shoot. Too much fun!
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Old September 11, 2013, 09:27 AM   #29
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What is the most fun handgun you ever shot?

Had to be the Luger 08. What an amazing handgun. My father had one in .30 cal Luger when I was a young man. The angle of the grip was as close to perfect as can be. Before I was ever allowed to shoot it, my father would have me take aim at a bullseye target, get the correct sight picture, lower it, close my eyes and return the Luger to point. Amazingly the Luger would return to point without any trouble. When I was finally allowed to shoot the Luger, after hours of familiarizing myself with it, I tore the bullseye targets up. The Luger disappeared sometime during my youth and I still wondering where that old Luger went. Suspect dad and mom turned it into groceries, for us four hungry boys.. Luger is long gone, but I still have vivid memories of my dad and his Luger.
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Old September 11, 2013, 11:08 AM   #30
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Lets trade Taurus'
Mine ejects brass right at my forehead.
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Old September 11, 2013, 11:30 AM   #31
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LT Skrumpledonk.......

You may find some help here.....

...if not, a trip back to Miami may solve your problem. Either way, good forum to belong to if you're a Taurus owner.

What series is yours? Mine's a "C" series.
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Old September 11, 2013, 01:42 PM   #32
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Ya know, I rather vote with Irwin. No, not Steve, he is dead - Crikey!

As Mike said, all of them!

But there is one that usually puts the maximum smile on my face:

Every head on the range turns to look when you shoot.
I can do that, with the Colt 2nd Gen 3rd Model Dragoon. There is something about 6 times 40 grains of real black powder booming out, that makes people notice and makes me grin.

Especially if they are downwind

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Old September 11, 2013, 04:49 PM   #33
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.500 S&W snubnose. A .45acp round is shown in the picture for comparison. [IMG][/IMG]
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Old September 11, 2013, 06:04 PM   #34
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That is a deliberate and pretentious display of a mighty fine handgun.

As for me......

can't decide.
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Old September 11, 2013, 06:37 PM   #35
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I know you asked for a hand gun, but there can be no more fun shooting, then shooting a .50 cal MG. It's a feeling that can't be duplicated.
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Old September 11, 2013, 07:04 PM   #36
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I like everything I own...and they're all fun....

Top 5 in my safe(& on a given day, one of them comes & goes as # 1 )....

1. Wilson Combat 1911 5" gun in .45 acp
2. Wilson Combat 1911 5" gun in 9mm
3. S&W model 27 4" Nickel..( .357 mag )
4. Freedom Arms, premier grade (single action revolver) 4 3/4" octagonal
barrel in .357 mag.....
5. Sig X-Five ..L-1 model ( adjustable trigger 2.0 - 4.0 lbs ), all stainless...
5" gun, in .40S&W ( holds 14 rds )...

#6- #10 ....would be a mix of S&W revolvers ( 27's, 29's, 19's, 18's )....and some 1911's ..../ Buckmark might make it in the top 20 ...not sure...but I like it...
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Old September 11, 2013, 07:25 PM   #37
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The 1911s and M9s, when Uncle Sam, aka US!, was footing the bill for the ammo.

Now, it's practice, practice, practice with my carry gun, Ruger SR9C that gobbles up any kind of chap ammo without a hitch.
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Old September 11, 2013, 07:42 PM   #38
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My first sixgun to match all the movie cowboys a Colt Frontier scout, it was, it is and will always be the most fun. The memories that pistol brings.
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Old September 11, 2013, 09:22 PM   #39
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There are so many. Some highlights:

Beretta Bobcat Model 21 ... at 50 yards

Ruger Alaskan in 44 Magnum with Remington UMC 180 grain

S&W Model 617

Ruger MK II with compensator

HK USP 45 with suppressor

Ruger Vaquero in 45 Colt

All of them are lots of fun!
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Old September 11, 2013, 09:27 PM   #40
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Most fun is my GP100. It makes me feel like a marksman because it's so easy to shoot well. It's also very comfortable even with the big boomers.
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Old September 11, 2013, 09:54 PM   #41
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Ruger MKIII Stainless Hunter.
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Old September 11, 2013, 10:28 PM   #42
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My BFR 460 always puts a smile on everyone's face.
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Old September 12, 2013, 06:08 AM   #43
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I don't think I could pick just one favorite. Probably my favorite by caliber:
  • Ed Brown Special Forces 1911 .45
  • STI Spartan 1911 9mm
  • SW Model 15 revolver .38 spl
  • Ruger Mark II bull barrel/target .22
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Old September 12, 2013, 10:37 AM   #44
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Besides my Ruger MKII and HK P7, my new-to-me Model 17 K22 Masterpiece ranks right up at the top
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Old September 12, 2013, 11:19 AM   #45
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Most fun to shoot is my Tokarev TT-33.
Cheap wen you can get surplus ammo but lots of fun.
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Old September 12, 2013, 11:27 AM   #46
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Glock 18
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Old September 12, 2013, 03:14 PM   #47
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Glock 18. It only lasted 1.5 seconds (to empty a 33 round magazine), but it was a rush.

OK, all the jokes are already going through my head, so you can just keep them to yourself.
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Old September 13, 2013, 03:15 PM   #48
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I like them all for different reasons. Some are accurate, some are powerful, some are nostalgic. I get the most comments from my 460xvr. People must love it because every time I pull the trigger I get great comments. Like "man you shouldnt even bring that thing to this rang" or "maybe it would be best if you shoot that after we leave" but my favorite is "bye".
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Old September 13, 2013, 03:29 PM   #49
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Nothing strange about loving the 22... I thoroughly enjoy shooting the Mark III. Low recoil, high accuracy, what's not to like?
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Old September 13, 2013, 03:56 PM   #50
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The most fun I've ever had with a handgun was with my very first one, a Ruger 22 Standard 4".
The S&W mod 41 I used to compete with ranks up there too.
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