What gun in your collection has been fired the most?


March 29, 2003, 03:33 AM
I took out my first guns the other day to go shooting.
A ruger MKII and 10/22.

My dad and I used to go to a dry creek and shoot 1000 rounds every weekend.

Once I grew up I slowed down a bit but continued to shoot these two guns quite a bit.

After some calculations I figure each gun has at the minimum
40k to 60k rounds fired from 1985 to present.

Both rifle and pistol look a little rough but are still mechanically sound.

So my question is: What gun(s) in your collection have been fired the most, approximately how many rounds and how well have they held up?

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March 29, 2003, 03:37 AM
an old pump action 12guage that's about40yrs older than I am. I haven't actually shot it yet myself. It's getting refinished right now. Belonged to my G/F and I don't want to F it up. I don't know how many rounds though

March 29, 2003, 06:38 AM
I bought my Browning Buckmark three years ago and have gone thru an average of 5,000 rnds a year. Shooting .22 ammo is almost like shooting for free and I enjoy the precision nature of .22's. 2X2 blocks of wood, golf balls, shotgun shells, and even .45 brass are all favorites.

The gun has been flawless in operation, the only ammo it doesn't like is Wildcat, which in my gun lives up to its name!

March 29, 2003, 06:59 AM
See below! No FTFs or FTEs.

March 29, 2003, 07:14 AM
High Standard Supermatic Citation. Quantrill

March 29, 2003, 08:01 AM
1: My first Ruger 10/22
2: Ruger Mk II (10") (Will probably be overtaken by a Browning Buckmark base model in the future.)
3: SIG P226
4: USP9f
5: DPMS Lo-Pro classic, CETME, parts FAL

March 29, 2003, 08:03 AM
Most fired would be my AI 700 in .308Win.


March 29, 2003, 08:16 AM
Colt M16A1.

March 29, 2003, 08:56 AM
Ruger 10/22

March 29, 2003, 10:34 AM
Remington 581-S

March 29, 2003, 10:37 AM
I'd say my Taurus mod 94, followed by my Ruger Slabside.

March 29, 2003, 11:11 AM
Smith & Wesson 28, purchased in 1973. No problems to date.

March 29, 2003, 11:15 AM
My favorite, of course, the 1911.

March 29, 2003, 11:18 AM
cause its so cheap and accurate as stated by another here earlier


March 29, 2003, 11:21 AM

March 29, 2003, 12:36 PM
I would have to say my 10/22 then my Gp100 then my Rossi92 then my LDA then the Coonan

March 29, 2003, 12:48 PM
Taurus PT99AF the most shot centerfire.

Dan Wesson 22 Revolver most shot rimfire.

WWII-ized Colt 1991A1 most shot real gun. :rolleyes:

March 29, 2003, 12:57 PM
My primary carry: Glock 30- 20 rounds every other week or so since 1999.

March 29, 2003, 12:59 PM
Ruger 10/22

March 29, 2003, 01:45 PM
Probably the old Marlin .22 lever gun I've had for 25 years.

Known round counts though...easily my Para Ordnance P14.45 Limited

March 29, 2003, 01:50 PM
My Ruger 10/22.

I have shot at least 10K rounds (maybe more, I've lost count) of various sorts through it.:D

March 29, 2003, 01:59 PM
Ruger Mk I


Double Maduro
March 29, 2003, 03:17 PM
Ruger MKII

March 29, 2003, 04:48 PM
My most fired handguns are my SIG Sauer P226 and my Kimber Custom II. Some of the others are close, but these two have the highest round counts.

Pappy John
March 29, 2003, 05:01 PM
Another 10/22 vote followed by my 22/45. That's what the .22 is for in my book.....cheap practice. Plus I'm too old & fat & decrepid to be picking up as much center-fire brass as it takes to feed my shooting jones.

March 29, 2003, 05:01 PM
Ruger 10-22 (1000's of rounds since 1974/75 - no problems, ever).
4 Browning High Powers (each used much; one buffer-induced FTE).


March 29, 2003, 05:10 PM
Ruger vaquero sherrifs model, standard grips, 45 of course
Never had a FTF or FTE:D

March 29, 2003, 06:24 PM
Ruger P95DC.

Cheap to shoot, accurate and fits me like a glove. If I go to the range and only take one gun it's almost always the P95

Mark Tyson
March 29, 2003, 06:40 PM

Not a single problem to report.

Standing Wolf
March 29, 2003, 08:45 PM
I've fired more rounds from my 1978 High Standard Trophy than any other. Until this past week, it was my oldest gun; it's also the only one that's never failed to feed, failed to fire, failed to extract, or given me any grief.

March 29, 2003, 08:55 PM
My 1st 10-22 has the most rounds fired. 10's of thousands of rounds.

Followed by my Ruger P95. I'm some where around 15,000 rounds with that one.

I have a feeling The SAR-1 will be taking over the most fired title this summer though. :evil:

March 29, 2003, 09:36 PM
That would be a Ruger MkII followed by a Sig P226.

March 29, 2003, 09:48 PM
I like shooting .22, 9mm, and 7.62x39. It's almost free! I don't like loading mags, though.

March 29, 2003, 10:03 PM
I'm sure my Mark IV has the most through it as I was shooting 3-400 rounds a week with it at one time. (1992-3) It probably has between 10 and 20,000 rounds through it and still wears the same Centaur Systems barrel, and still shoots even better than my Kimber Ultra CDP.

Second would be a pair of Ruger .22s. As was said: cheap fun. Fun to the tune of at least 100 rounds a session.

Will Fennell
March 29, 2003, 11:13 PM
My BERETTA DT10 Sporting...I kept count till the 125,000 round mark, which I reached last summer. BERETTA asked to see the gun, since it had more rounds through it than any DT10 in North America at that point. After stripping and inspecting the action, they replaced a coulple of springs, and the locking bolt[since they were "inside", it didn't really need it]. They performed the service for free since they asked to see it, but said that if it had been a customer that regularly sent it in, the bill would have been about $70.

125,000 rounds of 12 ga target loads in 3 years, and it costs $70 worth of replacement parts.......I could live with that;) It was a cold winter, so I think I'm only at around 135,000 rounds now, and it doing fine.

As far as pistols go, the handgun that I still own that probally has the most rounds through it is my WILSON STEALTH, .45 acp carry gun originally built in '95 on a Springfield Armory Lightweight Compact. At around 5 thousand rounds[thats alot for a carrygun] I discorvered[during cleaning, it wasn't malfunctioning] that the alloy frame was cracked in 3[!] places. I contacted WILSON, and they asked me to send it in. Upon inspection, the notified me that they were willing to cover the frame under their warranty[it wasn't their gun, it was a SPRINGFIELD I sent them to work on!], and they replaced the frame, checkering and all, rebuilt all the insides with my old hammer, sear, etc, and refit the entire gun, for FREE!.

Since then['00] I have fired approx. another 1500 rounds throught the gun, and the WILSON alloy frame is holding up MUCH better than the SPRINGFIELD.

I have owned competition pistols in the past that I have shot more[alot more], but nothing I ever felt "attached to" like my STEALTH.

The rifle that I shot the most was certainly the Clark 10/22 that I shot Chevy Team Challange with for 4 years. The same rifle took me from starting[92] to winning the national championships["96] .....I REMEMBER buying 7 cases[5000 cases] of .22 cal ammo. I have NO IDEA how much ammo that rifle actually shot, but it won me $$$$$ every year at TEAM CHALLANGE. In '98, when all I could think about was Sportingclays, I sold that rifle to pay for a trip to some shoot. I REALLY wish I still had it:rolleyes:

The rifle that I still own that i have shoot the most is probally my favorite big game rifle, my old Pre-64 M70 30/06. I've been hunting/shooting it since '80.....its the rifle that I certainly have the most confidence in,....and it on its second barrel.

The most common thing I hear from gun owners is that they wish they shot more often........I don't want to die with REGRETS!

March 30, 2003, 01:42 AM
EAA Witness, 45ACP, fired over 40,000 rounds before it broke an extractor and needed repair. EAA fixed it (10 day turn around) for free and also replaced the sear, hammer, and springs. EAA's gunsmith thought I had polished the sear and hammer being it was worn so smoooooth. It still shoots great as will be seen in the March MIM target.


March 30, 2003, 01:53 AM
7000 +/- rounds through my Beretta 92FS. Two failures to extract with Blazer aluminum-cased ammo. Otherwise zip.

My M1 Garand follows a distant second, with about 500 rounds through it.

March 30, 2003, 02:01 AM
My Dad's .22 lever action.
My SAR 1.

Reason........I can afford them.:D


March 30, 2003, 02:14 AM
My CZ-75, has had 555 rounds put through it, with 1 jam at around the 50 mark.

March 30, 2003, 02:17 AM
My 10/22, S&W 22-S, 22/45

March 30, 2003, 02:18 AM
I've got a Remington model 513-T that my grandfather gave me. He bought it in 1946, it was his favorite for years and years, I've put at least 5k through it in the 10 years it's been mine, lord only knows how many he did.

March 30, 2003, 02:19 AM
Mini 14 has over 7000rds threw it.

Colt 1991A1 has about 6000rds threw it.

March 30, 2003, 03:00 AM
I sold most of my guns (don't worry, I'm getting more), so the firearm I've shot the most is my Tikka Master Sporter in .223 with a whopping 600 rounds through it.

She's pretty


March 30, 2003, 09:01 AM
Old model 17 S&W,at least a case per year for the last 20 years, thats 5,000 round cases & a few years much more than that.
This gun has more than 100,000 rounds & still shoots fine . The only failure was a broken rebound spring at about 90,000 rouns.

Dang I wish they would build a good gun!:banghead: :D :D :D

Bob Locke
March 30, 2003, 02:38 PM
Glock 21

March 30, 2003, 04:51 PM
Ruger 22/45 followed by CZ75.

March 30, 2003, 05:43 PM
I tend to obsess about a gun, and keep shooting it until I think it can't be shot any better. Thus, I've been shooting the Kimber almost exclusively for four years, with somewhere between 12,000 and 15,000 rounds fired. Still don't have it down, though. ;)

March 30, 2003, 06:15 PM
Ruger Mk-II. It has dents older than Skunkabilly! :D

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