Help me find guns for my ammo


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kwelz
June 22, 2005, 08:40 PM
I find myself owning far more types of ammo than I do firearms. As any good gun enthusiast knows, this is a sign that I need more guns. So I ask you to help me find good firearms to use with the following Calibers.


.32
.357 Sig
.45 Long Colt
.44 Mag

.22 Mag
.308
8mm
.22-250

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danny
June 22, 2005, 10:51 PM
I have a Ruger Blackhawk in .45 long Colt that's a lot of fun.

Onmilo
June 22, 2005, 10:59 PM
Geez, buy a Gun Digest and start paging through the catalog section.

cslinger
June 22, 2005, 11:03 PM
Walther PP
Sig P229
Colt SAA
Marlin Lever Action
Ruger Single Six
M1A
Mauser K98
Savage Bolt Action

Now get to buying.

Chris

Sharps Shooter
June 22, 2005, 11:05 PM
I'll second what danny said about a Ruger Blackhawk for the .45 Long Colt, but what ".32" are you asking about? I recently bought a little Taurus .32 H&R Magnum for the same reason you stated - I had a bunch of ammo for it. But I like it so much it has won a permanent spot on my belt as I work outside around the place here.

.32 - Beretta Tomcat
.357 Sig - Sig P229
.45 LC - Ruger Blackhawk
.44 Mag - Smith M629
.308 Win - Winchester M70 Featherweight
.22 Mag - Ruger Single Six
8mm - no opinion, but a Mauser K98 might be nice
22-250 - Ruger M77 or a Ruger #1 single shot if money isn't an object.

dakotasin
June 22, 2005, 11:06 PM
beretta
sig p-229
colt saa
s&w

marlin
remington 700 cdl
remington 700 classic
remington 700 vls

kwelz
June 22, 2005, 11:46 PM
The 8mm is 8mm Mauser and the .32 is .32 Auto.

I have started looking at keislers but I wanted the input of others.

dakotasin
June 23, 2005, 12:06 AM
ok, amended my post.

Gunsnrovers
June 23, 2005, 01:01 AM
.32 - Colt Hammerless
.357 Sig - P229
.45 Long Colt - Colt New Service or M25
.44 Mag - M29

.22 Mag - Ruger Single Six
.308 - M1A or FN
8mm - M700
.22-250 - Savage

ddj8052
June 23, 2005, 11:55 AM
.32 - Beretta tomcat
.357 Sig - Glock 32
.45 Long Colt - Ruger Blackhawk
.44 Mag - S&W 629 what else?

.22 Mag - Ruger Single-Six
.308 - Weatherby sub MOA
8mm - See above
.22-250 - See above

Rexrider
June 23, 2005, 02:17 PM
Geez, buy a Gun Digest and start paging through the catalog section.

Ahh haha...
That's how we did back in the old days. Before the this whole Internet thing came to be. :D

gbran
June 23, 2005, 04:35 PM
You're worse than me. I went out last night and bought 6-24x40AO scope that I don't have a rifle for. Now I'll probably have to go buy a varmint gun for my new scope.

Black Majik
June 23, 2005, 04:45 PM
gbran...

you sound like me. I've had a 6-24x42 AO Sightron scope that I bought 2 yrs ago hoping to buy a PSS to go along with it. Well, the scope still sits in my drawer. :rolleyes:

logical
June 23, 2005, 05:09 PM
.32- NIB Seecamps are now available for around $350 but if it's not really good ammo that the Seecamp will like....get a Tomcat
.357 Sig- Sig 239, get the Nickel .40 and buy a .357 barrel
.45 Long Colt- Beretta Stampede
.44 Mag- Ruger Blackhawk Stainless Hunter
.22 Mag- Ruger Single Six, so that once you burn up that "answer to an unasked question" .22 mag ammo you can swap cylinders and have a nice .22LR gun
.308- Tikka T3 Lite
8 mm- sell the ammo
.22-250- something with a very heavy barrel

Snake Eyes
June 23, 2005, 05:10 PM
.32--Colt Model M 1903 (Sorry Gunsnrovers, what is commonly referred to as a "Colt Hammerless" is actually a .38. BTW--both actaully have hammers)

The only other I'd comment on is the 45LC, which I would recommend the Colt Anaconda. Built as stout as a Ruger, with the good looks and class of a Colt. I suppose a SAA would be better, if you can afford it, but I prefer my single action guns to have slides.

No_Brakes23
June 23, 2005, 09:31 PM
I bought a box of .40 S&W, cause I know my next pistol will more than likely be in that cal. Same reason, (Rifle wise) that I bought a couple hundred rounds of .223

I have some 8mm sitting around from when I got my Argie Muaser and thought it shot the same as a K98.

My big problem is the reverse, though. I need to find the following calibers for weapons I inherited.

50 cal BP
43 Egyptian
7mm Remington
7.65x53, (The Argie)
30-40 Krag

Not impossible, but not cheap or plentiful either.

I can't complain about inheriting old MilSurps and Relics, but why couldn't gramps have owned a 10/22, model 37, or garand or something... :D

kwelz
June 24, 2005, 12:18 AM
Ok here is what I have decided on so far.

.32: Kaltec P32
.357 Sig: Sig 228
.45 Long Colt: Unknown still I had not thought of a Lever action till now
.44 Mag: Ruger Redhawk or Taurus Tracker

.22 Mag: Leaning towards a Rem 597
.308: No Idea :(
8mm: Not sure here either. May just sell the ammo.
.22-250: See above. .223 does everything this will.

Gunsnrovers
June 24, 2005, 12:27 AM
Have fun with your choices.

Snake Eyes, you may be right about the .32ACP not being called a Hammerless, but my 1903 in .380 has the little words "Hammerless" right there on the slide where Colt put it.

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