Help me find guns for my ammo


June 22, 2005, 07:40 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.

.357 Sig
.45 Long Colt
.44 Mag

.22 Mag

If you enjoyed reading about "Help me find guns for my ammo" here in archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join today for the full version!
June 22, 2005, 09:51 PM
I have a Ruger Blackhawk in .45 long Colt that's a lot of fun.

June 22, 2005, 09:59 PM
Geez, buy a Gun Digest and start paging through the catalog section.

June 22, 2005, 10:03 PM
Walther PP
Sig P229
Colt SAA
Marlin Lever Action
Ruger Single Six
Mauser K98
Savage Bolt Action

Now get to buying.


Sharps Shooter
June 22, 2005, 10:05 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.

June 22, 2005, 10:06 PM
sig p-229
colt saa

remington 700 cdl
remington 700 classic
remington 700 vls

June 22, 2005, 10:46 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.

June 22, 2005, 11:06 PM
ok, amended my post.

June 23, 2005, 12:01 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

June 23, 2005, 10:55 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

June 23, 2005, 01:17 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

June 23, 2005, 03:35 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, 03:45 PM

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:

June 23, 2005, 04:09 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, 04:10 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.

June 23, 2005, 08:31 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

June 23, 2005, 11:18 PM
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.

June 23, 2005, 11:27 PM
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.

If you enjoyed reading about "Help me find guns for my ammo" here in archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join today for the full version!