Pistols, rifles and shotguns, OH MY!


December 19, 2006, 10:33 AM
With apologies to the wizard of Oz, what do you have the most of? I’m wondering what the interests are of the majority here.

I hope this makes sense. If you had 5 handguns, 3 rifles, and 2 shotguns you would vote for the second option.

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El Tejon
December 19, 2006, 10:40 AM
Funny, I just inventoried and counted this weekend. Rifles, handguns, shotguns.

That's the scary thing about THR we all are connected on some Jedi level.:neener: :D

December 19, 2006, 10:46 AM
I've got 19 Rifles to my 9 pistols and 4 shotguns.

December 19, 2006, 10:53 AM
I don't think I will ever have enough of any of them. :D That is how many I have.

December 19, 2006, 10:57 AM
11 rifles, 2 shotguns (soon to be 1), and 1 handgun. Rifles seem to fill more roles than handguns.

December 19, 2006, 11:01 AM
1 Pistol (XD-9 4-inch ported) and 1 rifle (Savage Model III in 7mm Remington Magnum). I have plans for many more, just waiting for money. :D

December 19, 2006, 11:05 AM
I used to have more rifles then handguns, but the tides have shifted over the past couple months and I've been on a handgun buying spree. More handguns then rifles at this point, with shotguns coming in a distant third. But, I really need to buy a semi auto and over under shotgun. Still will leave shotguns a distant third, but will close the gap some.

To little money, to many choices.

December 19, 2006, 11:27 AM
For me its 11 Rifles 5 handgns 2 shotguns (I know I need at least 2 - 200,000 more of each I am working on it :) )


Digital Falcon
December 19, 2006, 11:33 AM
10 handguns, 5 rifles, 2 shotguns. Not enough to call the collection complete, but not a bad start either.

December 19, 2006, 11:37 AM
4 rifles, 1 pistol, 0 shotguns
soon to grow, just ran out of room.

Not a shotgun fan, yet.

December 19, 2006, 11:38 AM
I am a rifle man. Three of them, one shotgun, zero handguns. I like handguns more than shotguns but it's a wee bit harder to purchase those if you are a lesser adult. :scrutiny:

December 19, 2006, 11:40 AM
5 rifles, 5 handguns, 2 shotguns.

December 19, 2006, 11:46 AM
2 handguns 1 rifle. Most likely going to stay that way for some time.

Red Tornado
December 19, 2006, 12:03 PM
I'm also rifle, handgun, shotgun. Lots of milsurps, and they're mostly rifles. C&R tends to send a lot of old, durable, reliable, and inexpensive rifles to your house looking for love. Fortunately crufflers have a lot of love to give. :D

December 19, 2006, 12:14 PM
I went with the Handgun, Rifle,Shotgun. for now. lol

December 19, 2006, 12:31 PM
A goodly collection of blackpowder revolvers, two .38SP revolvers, 2 semiautomatic handguns, 1 weird Russian revolver (1895 Nagant for the curious) 2 shotguns, 8 rifles.

Keith Wheeler
December 19, 2006, 12:37 PM
13 rifles, 3 pistols, 2 belt-feds. I sold my subgun when I was in grad $chool.

Chuck R.
December 19, 2006, 12:40 PM
Rifles lead!

16 Rifles, 14 Shotguns, and 11 handguns.


The Real Wyatt
December 19, 2006, 01:08 PM
Over 20 handguns ... could be WAY over twenty.
Less than 20 rifles.
More than 10 shotguns.

December 19, 2006, 01:10 PM
Handguns win over shotguns by one, but only if you count the cap-and-ball...

December 19, 2006, 01:19 PM
Rats! Forgot the two cap-and-ball revolvers! That tips the balance in favor of handguns over rifles with shotguns a distant third. However, I voted rifles over handguns, which is true if you don't count the Ubertis.

Essex County
December 19, 2006, 01:25 PM
I have 12ga thru .410 bore but my hunting needs are well served by a 20ga pump and a single barrel 28 ga. modified choke. As a New Englnd Grouse hunter the 28 is wonderful....Essex

December 19, 2006, 01:27 PM
I counted my TC Encore/Contender barrels each as a rifle. Rifles, handguns, and a couple of shotguns

December 19, 2006, 02:01 PM
4 handguns, 3 rifles, 1 shotgun

December 19, 2006, 02:40 PM
So, when you have to break out a piece of paper to help count, does that mean I have too many guns?

Oh yeah, what does a 22lr/410 over/under count as?

Ohio Rifleman
December 19, 2006, 02:42 PM
2 rifles, 0 handguns, 0 shotguns. :barf: I need more guns!!

December 19, 2006, 02:47 PM
Oh yeah, what does a 22lr/410 over/under count as?

One of each:neener:

Black Majik
December 19, 2006, 03:05 PM
Handguns, Shotguns, rifles

Anna's Dad
December 19, 2006, 06:43 PM
15 handguns, 1 rifle, 0 shotguns (need to work on the rifles and shotguns, I think).

December 19, 2006, 06:46 PM
See signature:)

December 19, 2006, 08:42 PM
:confused: Hmmmmm :confused:

I had to sit and think about that a bit. Took a while to add 'em up cuz I didn't know off the top of my head. :eek:

Wonder if that means I own an arsenal? :uhoh: :D

December 19, 2006, 08:49 PM
7 shotguns

3 handguns

2 rifles

close randge shooting all the way

now if i can get my hands on an M107....

December 19, 2006, 08:58 PM
rifles, handguns, shotguns...mostly because there are more C&R rifles available (that are affordable) than handguns/shotguns...

December 19, 2006, 09:56 PM
Handguns(lead the way), rifles, shotgun.

Mainly because I received many handguns from an uncle who died. Doubled my total inventory, in fact.

December 20, 2006, 06:42 AM
Three handguns and one shotgun.

1911 guy
December 20, 2006, 07:36 AM
I've got a rack full of rifles, a few 1911's in a drawer and a pair of shotguns. My wife has one of each, my son has (or will when he gets old enough) a .22 in the cabinet. so, in descending order, Rifles, Handguns then shotguns.

December 20, 2006, 08:13 AM
4 handguns, 3 rifles, 1 shotgun

December 20, 2006, 03:01 PM
Only a few weapons so far. Hopefully the Mini will be traded in for a handgun on Friday...considering I'm defending my home with a pump shotgun from the 1940's :rolleyes:

December 20, 2006, 03:02 PM
A bunch of pistols, 3 shotguns, and 2.5 rifles.

December 20, 2006, 04:07 PM
Please explain the 1/2 of a rifle. I count recievers/frames, no more or less.

December 20, 2006, 04:16 PM
I thought I'd be in the minority haveing: 4 hand guns, 2 rifles, 2 shotguns

I seem to be more into shooting my Pistols and trap shooting, I guess I Instruct Combat Marksmanship Training for a liveing so I get Annual Rifle/Pistol Qualification just about every week... Trap shooting is just a relaxing, stress relieveing afternoon event to me, and one of my shotguns still hasn't been shot, I bought it about a month ago... just haven't had time.

December 20, 2006, 04:34 PM
Please explain the 1/2 of a rifle.

Two AR15 lowers and only one upper. A lower without a barrel is only 1/2 a rifle (or a paperweight)! :)

December 20, 2006, 05:03 PM
A lower without a barrel is only 1/2 a rifle (or a paperweight)
I'll send you a nice California Granite Paper weight that would function better than yours in exchange for your "paper weight":neener: :D :neener:

(thorugh an FFL of course)

Oh it must be an "off list" paper weight.

Ala Dan
December 20, 2006, 05:44 PM
Handguns, Rifles, & Shotguns:cool: ;) :D

December 20, 2006, 05:50 PM
I have one more rifle than handguns and an equal number of shotguns as handguns. How many do I have?:neener:
Seriously, don't tell my wife. Please.:eek:

December 20, 2006, 05:59 PM
Heck, I have 11 Remington Nylon rifles alone... 4 10-22's, and more duplicartes in Springfield and other makes/models of .22...

I have about a gazillion rifles in all...

Then there's the quarter of a gazillion or so shotguns...

only about a tenth of a gazillion handguns (but with my Contender, I have a WHOLE gazillion of calibers, all in one gun)

Red Tornado
December 21, 2006, 10:44 AM
I'm defending my home with a pump shotgun from the 1940's

A 1940's pump shotgun still trumps any pistol made today. My Rem 11-48 may be old and only handle 2 3/4" shells...but remember our lessons, pistols are pistols, and mostly useful for fighting your way back to your (shotgun) longarm you never should have laid down in the first place. :evil:


December 21, 2006, 06:22 PM
1 Pistol (XD-9 4-inch ported) and 1 rifle (Savage Model III in 7mm Remington Magnum). I have plans for many more, just waiting for money.

I'm in the same boat here in terms of money! :( Working on adding a WASR 10 & Mossberg 500 to the collection.

December 21, 2006, 06:30 PM
2x Shotguns 1x Rifle 0x Handguns. I know what I am doing the day I hit 21. Might get another shotgun as I have seen slug guns selling for less than the price of a buck barrel for either of my current shotguns.

I'm not much a collector, I just like shooting, even if it is the same set of guns all the time. If I want a change of pace I'll just shoot a buddy's gun. Cheaper that way!

December 21, 2006, 08:34 PM
50 rifles, 21 handguns and 12 shotguns. I guess I'm addicted. :D

December 21, 2006, 09:34 PM
The numbers for mine are...umm...proportional, let's say: 2-0-0.


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