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Old October 14, 2008, 02:42 AM   #201
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Well, I sure as hell would buy a Korth if I could afford it, but I would have to be a multi-millionaire to be able to drop that kind of money on a gun and not have it make a big dent in my money. As it is, even if I had that kind of cash specifically set aside just for buying guns, (like if I got some kind of hypothetical nine thousand dollar gun-only gift certificate,) there are lots of things I'd rather have.

My "never buy" guns as in, would never buy them even if money was no object:

Glocks, simply because I hate the way they look.

Any rifle covered with rails all over - I hate the way rails look, and if a gun has to have them, I can only tolerate one single rail on top of the receiver. But in general I dislike them. If, for instance, if I were to get an AR, I would get one with a carrying handle and no rail at all.

Hi-Point guns because I can't stand the way they look. (Do they NEED to look so ugly in order to be functional? Do they literally have someone over there trying to create ugly designs?)

Tec-9 or Mac-10 - Don't like how they look.

Ruger - after reading about Ruger's ideology, I wouldn't want to support them.

Synthetic stocks - I would never buy any gun with a synthetic stock if a wood stock were not also available for that same gun.

(Is there any wood-worker here who might be able to make for me a wooden version of the HK91 wide forend? Send me a PM and quote me a price. I would like to have one, but they aren't made.) In other words I want it to look like this photo-shop image I created:

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Old October 14, 2008, 04:10 AM   #202
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I would never by a F-102, when for the same mony you can get a F106
F-14 So over rated!
F101 voodoo (too ugly)
Any French fighter.
Any Chinese fighter
Any fighter built by a car company
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Old October 14, 2008, 04:29 AM   #203
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Old October 14, 2008, 01:14 PM   #204
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glock
ruger


only thing that comes to mind.
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Old October 14, 2008, 02:25 PM   #205
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Sigma. (From experience)
Not a fan of any pocket guns.
Ruger centerfire autos.
Vulcan/Hesse
I don't see any reason to ever pick up a Tec-9.
Any gun so expensive I would rather baby it than shoot it. (I might change my mind when I'm rich.)
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Old October 14, 2008, 03:10 PM   #206
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Any Lorcin/Davis/Cobra derringer. The .22WMR I had was more accurate when thrown.

Any centerfire automatic pistol smaller than a 9mm.

Glock. For me, the ergonomics suck. I keep shifting my hand around, trying to find a grip that's at least somewhat comfortable.

Any sporterized mil-surp Mauser. Most of them look like crap, and nowadays a Remchester that will shoot twice as good out-of-the-box is a lot less expensive.

Bolt-action guns with synthetic stocks.

Ruger 10/22, mostly due to its annoying fans who claim, 'It's a great gun, once you replace everything except the receiver...'

But, of course, "to each his own".
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Old October 14, 2008, 04:44 PM   #207
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Wow, this thread is getting long

I have a few:

Berreta Tomcat 3032 - Because of the cracked frame drama
Anything made by Glock - Because of the grip angle
Anything made by Taurus - Because it is a Taurus
Anything made in China - 'Nuff said

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Old October 14, 2008, 05:00 PM   #208
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Any Glock or Glock type. I hate that polymer crap.


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Old October 15, 2008, 04:14 AM   #209
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Glock

Ruger (Handguns not Rifles)

Taurus

Darne

Pietta
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Old October 15, 2008, 06:04 AM   #210
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Old October 15, 2008, 10:44 PM   #211
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Old October 15, 2008, 11:51 PM   #212
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anything overpriced.
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Old October 15, 2008, 11:52 PM   #213
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Easy , Smith and Wesson lock guns. Until the lock is gone, I will never buy one.
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Old October 16, 2008, 08:16 AM   #214
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Any rifle that is semi-auto.
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Old October 16, 2008, 09:15 AM   #215
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You know, I was skeptical when I first posted to this thread, but I'm really enjoying it at this point!! Great way to let people vent about guns they dislike. Don't really need any explanation other than, "I don't like it!" And we've come this far without anyone seriously taking offense that someone doesn't like a gun that he or she really likes! Pretty cool!

For example, it's interesting to see how many would "never buy" a Glock, knowing how generally popular Glocks are. Interesting to see those who would "never buy" a gun made in China, knowing that among 1911 afficianados (sp?), Norincos are thought to be great guns for the money.

Very interesting thus far; I'm enjoying it!
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Old October 16, 2008, 03:07 PM   #216
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Quote:
it's interesting to see how many would "never buy" a Glock
I know what you mean. I has gotten to a point were I am almost shocked so many people dislike Glocks. Although I must give them this, owning a gun made mostly of plastic is not for everyone. But as a Glock owner myself I must say that they are exceptionally simple and functional guns. Just my opinion though.

As to the guns made in china I think it is largely an ideology thing. Having said that most of the guns that had “made in china” stamped on them were of poorer quality than most guns made almost anywhere else.
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Old October 16, 2008, 03:44 PM   #217
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- Anything in an exotic caliber
- Anything frou-frou carved or otherwise decorated (if I want a decorated gun, I want the engravings etc. to be things I've chosen for reasons of my own)
- Anything I'd regret actually being able to fire because it would hurt some sort of "historical" value.

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Old October 16, 2008, 03:50 PM   #218
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if I say that I am never going to buy a glock, it will probably increase the chances of me buying one....
so I wont say it....
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Old October 16, 2008, 09:14 PM   #219
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Taurus. Never again!
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Old December 20, 2008, 06:25 PM   #220
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OK

I am new here and am now pretty much red eyed reading here. I am going to revive this old thread with my own info.

Avoid:

Bond Arms derringer 45LC/.410! 50lb trigger pull, sent it back, came back with a 50lb trigger pull.

DPMS! Bought a Panther Lite 16. Severely canted FSB, sent it back, came back with new pins and a "still" severely canted FSB. Chamber is not cut to 5.56 spec, when I explain this to customer service I get repremanded for my poor choice of ammunition.
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Old December 20, 2008, 06:36 PM   #221
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Second the 700 rem.

Wish someone would of slap me for buying mine. No one who has one has ever said a good thing about them!
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Old December 20, 2008, 06:39 PM   #222
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Second the 700 rem.

Wish someone would of slap me for buying mine. No one who has one has ever said a good thing about them! And why do people buy or make jennings
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Old December 20, 2008, 10:54 PM   #223
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Mod. 700

I have a 270 that came with the Walker Fire Controle System "standard in the 700 for a while," which was responsible for a death or two. These rifles had a deffective fire control group that could actually cause the rifle to fire when you take it off safety. The rifle put a hole in my ceiling and one downrange and cased my friend to nearly crap his pants. Couple of years ago I decided to research the firearms history. Turns out Remington has had a quiet recall for repair on these rifles for a "while."

Link to the info:http://hunting.about.com/od/guns/a/a...wsrem700_2.htm
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Old December 20, 2008, 11:04 PM   #224
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AR/AK, just don't like 'em. Put 'em together and you get arak, which is Lebanese ouzo

Beretta 92, from experience

Glock, from experience

Heck, autoloaders in general. Never owned one that I consider reliable, and I'm pretty fastidious about cleaning my guns and don't buy junk.

Taurus

RG (inherited)

Near anything Communist-Bloc. Clunky, clanky, junky, funky. And I hate scraping all that cosmoline off.

Agree about "macho" pistol calibers, too, even though I am quite fond of big-bore muzzleloading pistols.

I also avoid 1911s. Just a personal preference as I could never get the hang of decocking one and the grip safety (although the one on my Lemon Squeezer is not a problem).
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Old December 21, 2008, 12:16 AM   #225
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