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Old October 7, 2008, 07:39 AM   #126
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Old October 7, 2008, 02:17 PM   #127
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Oh, that's easy: Glock.

Glock owners are the Mac users of the gun world. Head-over-heels in love with an overrated product.
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Old October 7, 2008, 03:08 PM   #128
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I wouldn't buy another Ramline 22 pistol, or the same pistol marked with 'Desert Eagle' on it. I liked the idea of a full 15 rnd capacity in a 22 target pistol, because hey, that was the standard capacity for most service auto pistols at the time of its conception, and such a small round...why not fit more into the grip? The thing was just too weakly made with too much plastic. I sent it back after it stopped working after maybe 100 rounds, and am sticking with my Browning Buckmark, although I could see adding additional 22 pistols to my collection some day.
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Old October 7, 2008, 03:12 PM   #129
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Anything AAC.

Anything KAC.

Anything S&W.

Anything Robar.

Anything Ruger.
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Old October 7, 2008, 03:16 PM   #130
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I will never buy a gun without serial numbers. Other than that it's all fair game.

Oh yeah, I wont buy a gun that requires a truck to move and a crew to operate (only because I don't have enough friends to help me hook it up and play with it).

BTW I have owned a couple Tec-9's they aint that bad, as long as you don't require accuracy or dependability out of your weapon.
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Old October 7, 2008, 08:41 PM   #131
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Yep. If you tie a TEC-9 to a piece of rope and swing them like a morning star, you can really hurt people if ya have to.
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Old October 7, 2008, 08:58 PM   #132
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Anything made by Taurus.

Anything not in .45
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Old October 7, 2008, 08:59 PM   #133
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The first three brands that come to mind:

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Old October 7, 2008, 10:17 PM   #134
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I've found that a lot of my "never guns" lose that distinction the instant I find one for sale at a discount.
Man is that ever true. That is why I am the proud new owner of a PT1911.

I was never a big Glock fan and vowed never to get one. I have a bunch of high end pistols (Sigs, Hi Power maybe toss in a Kimber) but if push came to shove and I had to pull one gun from my safe to save my life it most likely would be my Glock. As ugly as it is and regardless of the fact it is polymer, the damn thing has never misfired on me and has gone bang every time I have pulled the trigger.
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Old October 7, 2008, 10:53 PM   #135
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I would buy any brand of gun for the right price.
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Old October 7, 2008, 10:55 PM   #136
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One word, Taurus.
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Old October 8, 2008, 09:05 AM   #137
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boy, you guys are pretty scornful. i would take many, many of the guns you guys are slamming! not all, but lots of them! there are very few guns i would hate so much.
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Old October 8, 2008, 09:59 AM   #138
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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?
I will never again by a RG.

As for buying something only to sell it to a sucker, I would never do that at all. That would be rather unethical.
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Old October 8, 2008, 10:18 AM   #139
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I will never buy a gun without serial numbers.
Bummer.....that excludes some very fine old Mossberg rifles like my 42M(b) and 46M(b).

Me? I doubt I'd ever buy a Kimber....mostly because I am sick of reading about them on gunboards. Do you ever get so weary of reading the same drivel over and over that it completely turns you off a certain brand name? Not just guns, but most anything.
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Old October 8, 2008, 12:32 PM   #140
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I have to agree on "I'd buy anything for the right price"- I've repeatedly bought things I loathe because they were cheap enough I bounced them for a couple hundred bucks profit.

Now, paying retail? I will never buy to own a modern AR, a CETME, an M1A, a remchester hunting rifle with a synthetic stock and no iron sights, a modern muzzleloader, Mini-14 or -30, or a new production .45-70 levergun.
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Old October 8, 2008, 01:39 PM   #141
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Expensive firearms. Unfortunately, many/most are nowadays. Nothing against top quality firearms, but I think you can get good quality for lower prices.

Guns are tools. If my $350 handgun sends lead downrange the same as a $700 one, and does so reliably, why the more expensive one? Lots of other stuff to spend my cash on.
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Old October 8, 2008, 05:10 PM   #142
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Anything by Hi-Point.
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Old October 8, 2008, 05:52 PM   #143
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A semi-auto for self-defense.
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Old October 8, 2008, 06:01 PM   #144
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Gun made for belted or rimmed case. Lever action- or black powder gun.
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Old October 8, 2008, 10:09 PM   #145
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never buy

For me it's bolt action rifles and 50 cal sidearms, not knocking any manufacturer I just don't like em.

I like to try everything else, not that I'd buy everything else.
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Old October 8, 2008, 10:55 PM   #146
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I've never been a fan of Glocks. I have nothing against them other than I dont like the look of them. Probably wouldnt buy a single shot break action rifle either. Again, nothing against them other than they just dont do much for me.
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Old October 8, 2008, 10:57 PM   #147
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That would be an overpriced gun. I refuse to pay more than a gun is worth.
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Old October 9, 2008, 12:51 AM   #148
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1911s. Especially ridiculously expensive ones.
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Old October 9, 2008, 01:55 AM   #149
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I have a SW Sigma. It was my first gun, I bought it because it was affordable and I was only looking for something that would sit in my nightstand and be good for one shot if I needed it. I never intended to be a gun chick, at all.

Since then, after practicing, I've grown to love firing for fun and I now refer to my Sigma as my toy gun. As my first, it still has a special spot in my heart and I'll probably always keep it for that reason. It fires well, so long as I keep it fed with the one specific brand of ammo that it likes and clean it frequently.

I would never again purchase a plastic gun after playing around with my boyfriend's more substantial carry arm, and I would never tell anyone to purchase a Sigma. I had to learn my lesson the hard way, and would like any friends of mine who are looking to purchase to learn from my mistake.
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Old October 9, 2008, 03:53 PM   #150
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I guess Im just an over all gun nut and dont fit in here. I buy guns quite often. Some of very high quality and high dollar amounts. And others of no quality for a few bucks. Theres not a caliber, or brand that I would not buy. I wouldn't sell a single gun that I own unless it was worth a dollar and someone offered me a hundred for it. But thats not going to happen. lol I guess im an outsider.
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