If one is none and two is one...


February 27, 2011, 12:03 PM
... then what handgun do you like so much that you've bought an extra copy (or more) of the exact same gun. And no, this isn't about a second "similar model", but the exact same model and barrel length.

For me, it's a pair of S&W M396 Air Lites (Mountain Lites) in .44 Special:


I'm currently in the process of adding a second Glock 17 Gen3 to my collection. Also, another Ruger Blackhawk 5-1/2" Stainless Convertible in .45 Colt/.45 Auto would be comforting.

This could get ugly...

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February 27, 2011, 12:51 PM
Walther P99
Browning Hi-Power
Bersa Thunder 9

February 27, 2011, 12:59 PM
There's a few that I've wanted to have a matched pair of. Not to have a spare but to practice shootin' "double-fisted". I just like variety and always end up getting something else.

Flint Ridge
February 27, 2011, 01:11 PM
Sig P232 SL's - 3
HK USP 9mm
S&W Model 66's - 3 though one is a 6" in addition to the two 4"

February 27, 2011, 01:15 PM
Taurus 94
Taurus 941

February 27, 2011, 01:32 PM
I had 2 Ruger 5.5" Redhawks. Sold one because I didn't need a backup. Additionally I bought a gun with the proceeds to fill out my battery a little better.

February 27, 2011, 02:09 PM
colt 1911s- 6

k frame smiths... about 15 in various calibers and barrel lengths some duplicate

several m1a and several rem 700s

Ala Dan
February 27, 2011, 02:22 PM
Smith & Wesson 9mm model 39-2's~! ;) :D

Oops: Wait a minute, this is the REVOLVER section of THR~!

Joe Demko
February 27, 2011, 02:33 PM
I have two 1911's. One is a SA and the other a Colt.

February 27, 2011, 02:51 PM
Glock 21 Gen 3. I *may* have worn them both slide-to-slide SOB IWB from time to time. Necessary? Naaahhh. Make you feel pretty cool? Hell, yeah.

February 27, 2011, 03:53 PM
contemplating it, but haven't actually done it.

February 27, 2011, 04:21 PM
6-2" mod. 10's (different variants)
4- mod. 58's
2-4" mod. 27
2-6" mod. 27
2- Colt Det. Spec.
2- Ruger Bisley (.45 Colt)

Pistols (auto loaders) excluded.

February 27, 2011, 04:24 PM
I have two 1911's. One is a SA and the other a Colt.
^^^+1 One's a Colt-One's a Kimber..Bill.

February 27, 2011, 05:02 PM
what handgun do you like so much that you've bought an extra copy (or more)


Colt Trooper Mk III

586, one of these days

February 27, 2011, 05:31 PM
Two Charter Arms On Duty, 38 specials for concealed carry tucked into a custom leather vest, lined leather pockets at 40 degree cant, my version of a New York Reload

Three M57 Yugo Tokarevs, two purchased from J&G here localy, third bought at an estate sale along with a truckload of ammo. First two M57 and almost 4000 rds milsurp ammo under $720 tax included. Estate sale another M57 and just a little over 7000 rds milsurp for $350. I am going to go on a crusade to kill every soda can I can get to come into range. I will never live long enough to shoot that much ammo, but I am going to try to be down to my last magazine before I die.


February 27, 2011, 05:36 PM
S&W K38's.

I've got a 1957 4-screw K38, a 1972 Model 14-3 and a 1977 factory Single-Action only Model 14-3. They are all 6" versions.

And I recently sold a 1955 5-screw K38 'cause I wouldn't want to have too many of them at once....

February 27, 2011, 05:56 PM

February 27, 2011, 06:58 PM
pair of K-66s
pair of k-17s
been tempted many a time to get a 2nd SP101
likewise would like a 2nd Colt Government model 380acp

February 27, 2011, 11:34 PM
Sixgunner455 signature line, "Life is too short to hunt with an ugly dog."

:DWay cool

February 28, 2011, 12:16 PM
If I had an extra $1200 sitting around, I'd pick up another S&W 460V. I love that gun.

February 28, 2011, 09:25 PM
Magnumite - Orange and White Brittany here. Whacha got? :D

February 28, 2011, 11:27 PM
Nobody has mentioned Magnum Research BFRs?!!! I only have one so far but I have almost enough saved up to buy a second one. When you start blasting 45-70 ammo out of a revolver, that turns heads at the range!

February 28, 2011, 11:53 PM
Gordon, I don't mean to pry, but what are all the things on your enviable combat belt? I see a speed-loader, a couple of edged weapons, and two pistols with fat circular mid-sections. (Just kidding; I know what a revolver is.) I can't think of any blade the size of the larger one - it's petite for a machete and laaaarge for a belt knife.
And what's the thing at far right?

March 1, 2011, 12:49 AM
That there is an Alaskan hunting belt. I "combat" with semi autos.
Anyway that is a 1989 S&W 629 Mountain Revolver .44mag 4" and a 629-2 .44 6.5" in Mad Dog Kydex., a speed loader in kydex, a Maxepedition rolly polly dump pouch that can hold a waterbottle or what ever, a flashlight in kydex, a Mad Dog BearCat 5.5"x3/16" skinning utility blade and to act as an over the shoulder strap to support all that crap a Mad Dog Dundee rig with a 9"x 1.25"x 1/4" Rezine which is my favorite "sticking" knife for animals. Actually all up the weight is just over 6 pounds loaded for bear!:)

The lighter above guns are Scandium 296 .44spl 5 shot and a rare 242 .38+p 7 shot with clips so no belt or holster bulk is needed and a Ti. handled 7" D2 Darrel Ralph that is real big and real light, kinda like the 296 !:D

Lucky Derby
March 1, 2011, 10:41 AM
Colt Trooper .357 4"

March 1, 2011, 11:21 AM
Over the years:

1. S&W 686 6 inch bbl
2. Colt Combat Elite 45 acp
3. Ruger P89

Only the P89 pair remains, though

March 1, 2011, 03:24 PM
Pair of Colt SAA's in .45 Colt with 7.5 inch barrels, cons. serial nos. Sold them. Stupid.

Double Naught Spy
March 1, 2011, 04:19 PM
If one is none and two is one...

then two is none.

March 4, 2011, 04:08 AM
I have a Dan Wesson 15-2 with 4" and 6" heavy barrels, and a 715 set up the same way. I have two "Mossad" Tanfoglio 9mm's, one compact and one fullsized.

March 4, 2011, 04:48 AM
two Ruger SP101's

March 4, 2011, 06:10 PM
Pair of Taurus® Mdl 85 38 Special Revolvers
Pair of Taurus® Mdl 605 357 Magnum Revolvers

March 4, 2011, 07:45 PM
Exactly alike with the exception of grips...CZ 27

Not exactly identical, but as close as two pistols can come and not be...

Hi-Powers... one is a Nazi marked FN with the tangent sight. My shooter is a '93 Browning "Capitan" that also has the tangent sights.

On my one day list is another Capitan. Also another Single-Six Birdshead in .32 H&R. And maybe another PP in .32acp.

I'd also like another Luger. But this one would have to be a shooter. The one I have is in 99%+ condition, it rarely gets handled, and never shot.

And... And... And... Yeah, I've had the sickness for a while. And I can't find the one gun that will cure it.:banghead:


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