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Old June 12, 2013, 07:41 PM   #1576
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Old June 12, 2013, 08:11 PM   #1577
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I will never buy a gun I can't afford.
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Old June 12, 2013, 08:15 PM   #1578
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What's your "never buy" gun?

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hi point,jennings, tiny pocket pistols,derringers & similar tiny guns,& any similar low quality & useless firearms.Ban them, i wouldnt miss a beat....
I personally love collecting small guns. When they decide to ban the ones you like, please don't ask to borrow one of mine. Hate for you to have to resort to a useless gun just because they banned yours


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I will never buy a gun I can't afford.
:lol: great answer
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Old June 12, 2013, 08:28 PM   #1579
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Glock 21,i'm a huge Glock fan and own several but the 21 is not comfortable to me at all. I bought one a few years ago and sold it after a couple months,i tried to get used to it but its just not a good gun for me.
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Old June 12, 2013, 08:38 PM   #1580
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Glock 21,i'm a huge Glock fan and own several but the 21 is not comfortable to me at all. I bought one a few years ago and sold it after a couple months,i tried to get used to it but its just not a good gun for me.
Oh yea....thanks for reminding me...I need to amend my earlier post, lol...

Bought a glock 21 off of the internet, when I picked it up from my FFL I knew as soon as I picked it up that It was not staying. I gave it away to my brother in law before I even shot it. Too big for my small hands, but dang it was accurate once we took it out.... Won't own another, just doesn't work for me.

Picked up a G19 a few weeks later, I like it more than I thought I was going to.
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Old June 12, 2013, 09:37 PM   #1581
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Glocks.

Because I think they're uglier than sin.

I grant that they're otherwise a top-notch pistol, with no real faults I can see in terms of operability, reliability, and accuracy.

I just won't buy one because I think they're coyote-ugly.
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Old June 12, 2013, 09:48 PM   #1582
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Taurus, Rossi, or any other gun that is "hit or miss" in quality.
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Old June 12, 2013, 11:51 PM   #1583
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I say no to Philippine and Brazilian guns. Just don't like the standards used there
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Old June 12, 2013, 11:57 PM   #1584
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Another Taurus. Once is more than enough.
Yeah, me too.
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Old June 13, 2013, 12:14 AM   #1585
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Old school wood stock single shot 12 and 20 gauge shotguns. Waaay more pain than they're worth.
Taurus ANYTHING.
S&W semi auto handguns, NOT because if their performance, just hate the triggers.
Hi-point and Jimenez goes IMO almost without mentioning.
And honestly probably a few more I can't thing of right now, will add later if I think of them!
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Old June 13, 2013, 12:26 AM   #1586
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Every model of glocks,high points, and dare I say 1911s that are not colts
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Old June 13, 2013, 12:31 AM   #1587
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First I must say I own both of the guns I am about to mention. I own both a Bushmaster AR-15 and a Norinco AK-47.


Modern Sporting rifles. What the libs like to call 'assault rifles' I just have absolutely no interest in them whatsoever. They do absolutely nothing for me. In fact my AR-15 is not even put together. Give me a Weatherby or a Winchester any day. Or, better yet, give me a 10/22 or 121 The Fieldmaster. I just don't get the thrill of them. I would much rather go to the field with a lever action Marlin or an older Weatherby.
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Old June 13, 2013, 01:00 AM   #1588
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Any recent manufacture blinged out gun in a 'presentation box', plus they are almost always in .22lr.
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Old June 13, 2013, 01:04 AM   #1589
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The fact that it is in 22lr is its only redeeming quality.
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Old June 13, 2013, 01:12 AM   #1590
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I don't have a "never buy" as long as the price as right anyway. 50 bucks for a high point would be worth it, the 200 they usually ask not so much; especially with the value to be had in the 300 neighborhood.
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Old June 13, 2013, 01:32 AM   #1591
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Flimsy and crappy quality guns come to mind. I like simple and reliably. Might be why I own a couple of Mosin Nagant rifles!

One gun I know I will NEVER want to purchase is actually American made: The MAC-10 and MAC-11.
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Old June 13, 2013, 03:17 AM   #1592
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Any Glock....
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Old June 13, 2013, 08:20 AM   #1593
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~ SIG Sour pistols

~ Anything made by "Armi San Marco"

~ Universal M1 Carbine

~ Franchi LAW-12 / SPA-12 shotgun

~ Any firearm made by the French

~ All Commemorative COLT revolvers and automatics

~ Recently produced Marlin 336, M1894, etc.

~ Any firearm labeled Harrington & Richardson from the 1970s onward.

There's more . . . but I need to go get some fresh coffee.
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Old June 13, 2013, 02:15 PM   #1594
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Why gLoCk of course.
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Old June 13, 2013, 02:22 PM   #1595
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Any revolver that shoots .410...the answer to a question that was never, NEVER asked.
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Old June 13, 2013, 02:44 PM   #1596
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Glocks. Why pay the extra $$ for the name ? My SR9 chews up Federal 9BPLE with no problems.......
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Old June 13, 2013, 09:07 PM   #1597
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Ruger - I hold grudges.
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Old June 13, 2013, 09:37 PM   #1598
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Ruger - I hold grudges.
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Old June 13, 2013, 10:41 PM   #1599
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Why people start these grudge match threads is beyond me. Maybe the best pistol I own is a Taurus for example. It's never failed to do anything it's supposed to do through many thousands of rounds. It's super accurate and it holds way more rounds than would seem possible for it's size. And it has a lifetime warranty. What more could anyone possibly want in a pistol? Remember I have a Sig P220, a XDm, and a S&W 629 not to mention a Taurus LCP. I like the Taurus better than any of them.

I would never buy a 10/22. There are just too many people hurling heaps of hype on it. It's not the "best firearm ever made" as some would have us think.

That should stoke the flames real well around here. Oh goody. What fun.

UPDATE:
OK you'll notice I was brain dead in my post and called an LCP a Taurus. It's a Ruger and a fine one at that. Ruger actually makes fine weapons. I just don't think a 10/22 is the best weapon ever made and too many people do. Anyway - ooops! That's a Ruger LCP I have.

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Old June 13, 2013, 10:47 PM   #1600
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Any Glock. Never cared for them. I have shot many, but cannot grow to like them.
My feelings exactly. They make a fine pistol, just not for me.
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