Quantcast
Whats your caliber footprint? - Page 24 - THR
THR  

Go Back   THR > Tools and Technologies > Rifle Country

Welcome to THR
You are currently viewing our site as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have, access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!


If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please visit the help section.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old February 16, 2014, 05:32 AM   #576
kilibreaux
member
 
 
Join Date: February 11, 2014
Posts: 115
I have an Austrian made, Steyr-Mannilicher 8x56R "straight pull" bolt rifle with ammo that carries the NAZI eagle on the headstamp! It's a VERY potent round...even though the stuff was loaded in 1938!
My calibers are quite limited simply because over the years I've become "militarized" like so many and tend to collect military caliber guns.
So I have 5.56, 7.62, .30'06, 7.62x54R, 7.62x39, 5.45x39, 8x56R, .460 S&W, .500 S&W, 9mm, .45ACP, 10mm, .380ACP, .32 ACP, .22 LR (bazillions), 7.62 Nagant, .38spl, .44spl....
kilibreaux is offline  
Old February 16, 2014, 03:11 PM   #577
saturno_v
Member
 
 
Join Date: November 7, 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 2,568
Currently owned


Rifles

22 LR
223 Rem
7,62x39
30-30 Win
308 Win
7,62x54R
30-06
338 Win Mag

Handguns

22 LR
9mm Parabellum
40 S&W
10mm Auto
44 Mag

Shotguns

12 Ga.


New chamberings planned to be soon acquired (funds already allocated, just looking for the right deal)

Rifles

7mm Rem Mag
A 300 Mag (either Win Mag or Weatherby)
338-378 Weatherby
A 375 H&H or 378 Weatherby
An over .400 African caliber (either 416 Rem Mag, 458 Lott or 460 Weatherby)
45-70


Handguns

Possibly a 357 Mag
460 S&W or 500 S&W
saturno_v is offline  
Old February 16, 2014, 05:59 PM   #578
CoalTrain49
Member
 
 
Join Date: January 10, 2014
Location: WA.
Posts: 478
Fewer calibers, more ammo

30 carbine
45 ACP
357/38

It's hard to believe isn't it?

It makes reloading and stacking ammo to the ceiling much easier.
__________________
You're not hunting rabbits down on the farm son, now
Secure that weapon!

Last edited by CoalTrain49; February 16, 2014 at 06:15 PM.
CoalTrain49 is offline  
Old February 16, 2014, 08:42 PM   #579
Mike1234567
Contributing Member
 
 
Join Date: July 6, 2010
Location: Alamo City
Posts: 4,085
.22 pellet rifle
.22 WMR (will probably sell due to costly ammo)
.223 Rem/5.56NATO
.30-06 Sprg

That's all the rifle calibers I'll ever need around here. I do want a .458 SOCOM upper though... and maybe a .300 Blackout

Pistol... just a 9mm.

Last edited by Mike1234567; February 16, 2014 at 09:45 PM.
Mike1234567 is offline  
Old February 17, 2014, 01:49 AM   #580
Andrew Leigh
Member
 
 
Join Date: August 14, 2012
Location: Johannesburg S.A.
Posts: 675
0.22LR
6.5X55mm Swede
30-06
.375H&H
12 Bore O/U
9mmP
Andrew Leigh is offline  
Old March 13, 2014, 12:28 AM   #581
jgr_lv
Member
 
 
Join Date: March 12, 2014
Location: Southern Nevada
Posts: 9
A better question...

Actually, a better question might be: "Do you own more than one rifle in any one caliber and if so, why?" .22s don't count, of course. I think I've currently got:
22LR (4)
.218 Bee (1)
.223 (x2)
.257 Roberts (1)
.270 Win (2)
7x57R (1)
.30 Car (1)
.30 US [30-40 Krag] (1)
.300 Win Mag (1)
Excuses: The .223s are AR actions, and I have two because I got a deal on LMT premium lowers so cheap that the shipping, background check and dealer transfer fee were almost as much as one lower. Like Janet Napolitano said about her ammunition buys, "It was on SALE!"
I have my father's Remington 721 in .270 Win, and it would be hard to find a better rifle in that caliber, but a local sporting goods chain store was closing and had a Browning BLR takedown in the same caliber for less than half the current MSRP. It just looked so lonely there in the rack, like that last puppy in the litter that nobody wanted, and it followed me home.
Then there are the pistols:
5mm Rem
.32 ACP
.22/.22 WRM
.32 S&W
9mm Para
.38/357
.40 S&W
.44 Rem Mag
.442 Webley
.45ACP
.45 LC
...and the shotguns:
20 ga.
16 ga.
12 ga.
11 ga.
10 ga.
The last two are retired, the 10 gauge because of age and wear and the 11 gauge because I don't even know anyone who's actually seen an 11 gauge cartridge, so they shouldn't really count. And the 16 gauge is my wife's and shouldn't be held against me, along with the 7x57R, which is the third barrel on that odd beast.

Last edited by jgr_lv; March 13, 2014 at 12:46 AM. Reason: Adding
jgr_lv is offline  
Old March 13, 2014, 07:14 AM   #582
DammitBoy
Member
 
 
Join Date: March 19, 2009
Location: Meridian, Mississippi
Posts: 2,225
Less is more

ymmv
__________________
"I shoot my gun at the moon like a primitive hick!" ~ dammitism
DammitBoy is offline  
Old March 13, 2014, 07:46 AM   #583
Biggs300
Member
 
 
Join Date: December 15, 2013
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 3
9mm Luger
38 Special
40 SW
45 Colt
45 ACP
.223 Rem
25-06
30-30
300 Win Mag
358 Win
9.3x62 Mauser
45-70 Gov't
Biggs300 is offline  
Old July 14, 2014, 07:37 PM   #584
tdoyka
Member
 
 
Join Date: January 16, 2013
Location: windber, pa
Posts: 96
20 vartarg
22 long range /long/short
222 remington
223 remington
22-250 remington ackley improved
243 winchester
25-06 remington
6.5 creedmoor
270 winchester
7mm-08 reminton
7mm mauser
30-30 winchester
32 winchester special
308
30-06
45-70 govenrment
38 special
44 remington mag

a few i have shot with and killed deer and varmints with
tdoyka is offline  
Old July 15, 2014, 12:45 AM   #585
WestKentucky
Member
 
 
Join Date: February 1, 2014
Posts: 1,101
22lr x 8
.256 win mag
.270 win
7-30waters (contender)
30-30
32swl
9mm
38spl
357 mag
44 mag
Another 44 mag (contender)
20ga x2
12ga x3
.45 smokepole
.50 smokepole
WestKentucky is offline  
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise.
This site, its contents, Shooting Reviews, and its contents are Copyright (c) 2010-2013 Firearms Forum, Inc.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER
Although The High Road has attempted to provide accurate information on the forum, The High Road assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages.