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Old October 4, 2008, 11:22 AM   #1
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What's your "never buy" gun?

Post inspired by this here thread:

I'm curious about just the opposite. What would you never actually purchase, except maybe to turn around and sell to some dumb sucker for a nice profit? You might hate the company (H&K). You might see the gun as an impractical gimmick (Desert Eagle), you might dislike some politically/legally-mandated design features (Ruger Mk.III) or maybe just think the thing is a useless antique (1911 (just kidding please don't kill me)). Whatever. What would you never get for yourself, and why?

My choice would be one of those short-barrelled S&W X-frames. The muzzle blast of a snubnose .357 is quite enough for me, thank you. I know it's not exactly a linear comparison (my .44 Mag for instance is a pleasure to shoot while the .357 is a pain, almost literally) but still. Snubby .460 or .500? NO.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:27 AM   #2
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Single shots, and High Points in any caliber.
Only ones that came to mind.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:30 AM   #3
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Another Taurus. Once is more than enough.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:33 AM   #4
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Smith and Wesson semi auto handguns.

Never again.

Dunno about the M&Ps honestly but my past experience with their autos was horrible.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:36 AM   #5
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:40 AM   #6
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Glocks, just don't like 'em. S&W semi auto 22's. Bought one and call it the jam-o-matic..
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:42 AM   #7
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:44 AM   #8
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Small Kahr semi-autos - I've had FTF problems and ejection problems.

Old rifles or pistols - I'm not an antique collector and have zero interest in non-tack drivering rifles.

Macho caliber anything - I've watched buy & try to shoot .454 Casull, .500 S&W, .300Win.Mag. (in a 7lb. rifle) and they flinch and can't hit the broad side of the proverbial barn..... unless it's mounted in a lead-sled.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:46 AM   #9
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Seriously.....Bullpup style rifles.....I just hate the way they look.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:46 AM   #10
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:53 AM   #11
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12 gauge - youth stock, ouch!
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:53 AM   #12
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H&K, Glock, etc... just for the simple fact that I don't like them.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:54 AM   #13
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:54 AM   #14
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That's real easy...

Anything made by Ruger.

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Old October 4, 2008, 11:54 AM   #15
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Another NAA mini-mag. Bought one on impulse, was lucky enough to sell it for what I paid a couple weeks later.

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Old October 4, 2008, 11:55 AM   #16
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I second the Ruger thing.
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Old October 4, 2008, 11:59 AM   #17
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glocks just hate them, if there was an anti glock thread id keep it going for days , bolt action shotguns, bolt action muzzleloaders? uber-magnums.
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:26 PM   #18
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Desert Eagle. Fired one at the range when a guy offered to let me shoot it...

Any HANDGUN that requires a GAS system in order to be fired is not my kind of gun.

Also, any Contenders or single shot break actions.
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:28 PM   #19
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:30 PM   #20
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Anything that fires a cartridge with a belt around the base. Fired a guy's .300 Win Mag once and had a headache for 3 days. If I cant get it done with my .257 Roberts or my .308, it gets to keep living!!
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:30 PM   #21
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:33 PM   #22
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And also have a huge distain for the Remington 700 POS.
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:37 PM   #23
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A couple of the guns mentioned has upset me, so now it's my turn.

Anything made by Taurus.
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:46 PM   #24
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Any smith and wesson revolver or any 30.06 with a wood stock.
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Old October 4, 2008, 12:48 PM   #25
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