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Every firearm you've HAD but no longer do

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by greenr18, Jun 1, 2012.

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  1. greenr18

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    Can you list every firearm you've ever "gotten rid of" and no longer own? Whether selling, giving as a gift, returning, or trading in? If so, can you make a list and if there was a specific reason negative or positive put it next to said firearm in the list? Just for the hell of it, but maybe it could also help people who don't have specific experience with certain brands / models who'd like to know what others who do thought of them.

    My list:

    - Charles Daly Hi-Power (extraction problems, sold to relative)

    - Beretta 21A Bobcat (no problems, traded for Star BM)

    - Star BM (no problems, needed cash)

    - Century WASR10/63 (no problems, needed cash)

    - Century Golani (destroyed magazine feeding lips, extraction and barrel issues)

    - Century GP75 (no problems, needed cash)

    - Bersa Thunder (Didn't like shooting it, too many safety functions and grips couldn't be tightened but were loose, sold to relative)

    - Beretta M1934 (Parts came loose during firing that would continue to come loose after being 'fixed', returned to store)

    - Savage 64F (no problems, needed cash)

    - Marlin 60 [later put into Muzzelite stock] (no problems, needed cash)

    - JC Higgins Model 90 (Failed to reliably fire due to damaged hammer, sold)

    - Savage 11 .243 youth model (no problems, needed cash)

    - DPMS Panther Lite-16 (no problems, needed cash)

    - DPMS Panther Sportical (no problems, needed cash)

    - Special Weapons 760 (extraction problems, etc, returned)

    - Mosin Nagant M91/30 (pieces became very loose with firing, sold)

    -[second] Mosin Nagant M91/30 (no problems, needed cash)

    - Titan FIE .25ACP (Fairly reliable, not very accurate, needed cash)

    - Stevens 67-E 20 gauge (had some feeding issues, but was workable, traded for ammunition)

    - Unknown brand or model single shot break-action 12 gauge (included in above ammunition trade)

    - Stevens 77 16 gauge (nothing problems, needed cash)

    - Browning A-5 (Was sold highly internally damaged used model with parts missing as usable, returned)

    - Norinco MAK-90 (not very accurate compared to previously owned AKs, almos no rifling in barrel, other than that no problems, needed cash)

    - Unknown brand / model pump action 12 gauge (action became severely gummed up after first use, shells would fall out as well, returned to store)

    - Ruger 10/22-FS (no problems, needed cash)

    - Ruger Standard (Did not like take-down, needed cash)

    - Norinco SKS (Discovered at the time enjoyed AKs more, sold to relative)

    - Yugoslavian Mauser M48 (no problems, sold to relative)

    - S&W M10 (no problems, sold to relative)

    - Calico M950 (Magazine and action jammed constantly, not accurate, sold)

    - Masterpiece Arms MPA-30 (Would drop magazines after firing a few rounds, sent back to be fixed, received about 3 months later but was not fixed, sold)

    - Kimel Arms AP-9 (No problems, needed cash)

    - Intratec AB-10 (No problems though not very accurate, needed cash)

    - Hi-Point 995C (Worked fine for several hundred rounds, then would gum up and jam, took down and cleaned thoroughly, did not fix problem. Sold)

    -[second] Hi-Point 995C (Worked Ok, better than previous but still not great, needed cash)

    - Armscor M1600 [preban version with 15 round magazine and flash suppressor] (Wasn't very accurate, magazine would not take full capacity without jamming, was fun for a while, sold when needed cash)

    - Armi Jager AP-74 (Was fairly accurate, not reliable, could not load more than couple rounds in magazine without malfunction, bolt hold barely functioned, returned)

    - Winchester 94 (nothing wrong, needed cash)

    - Century Arms C93 (Still technically own though probably won't soon thus in the list, is currently being 'repaired' at Century for no bolt-gap and feeding / cycling issues, will most likely sell once it comes back)


    and that I BELIEVE is the complete list, unless something has slipped my mind... interested in seeing other peoples lists!
     
  2. Skribs

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    Springfield XDm 40 3.8" with night sights. When I got it, I wanted the compact, but they hadn't come out with it or announced it...a month later it came out. When I finally got around to getting the XDm 40 compact, I gave my friend the 40 3.8" for helping me move.
     
  3. nosmr2

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    Browning Buckmark lots of FTF problems, top screw kept coming loose, broke even on it
     
  4. Skribs

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    Just curious, why do people buy firearms where the specific one they are being sold is known to have issues?
     
  5. ShroomFish

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    Mossberg Maverick 88 (with 2 barrels) > Sold, needed money toward a new car
    Rohm .22 full size revolver > Sold, I mean, C'mon its a Rohm lol
    Rohm .22 short revolver > Same reason as Rohm above
    S&W .38 S&W top break, hammerless > Sold, Hard to get ammo for, went toward a AR-15

    I do regret selling the S&W, but hey the AR is much more useful
     
  6. greenr18

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    It's not always the brand or all the guns. IE: I've heard of lots of people with problems with WASR AKs from Century, I never had a problem with one or knew anyone personally who did. Some people have also gotten great C93s and some people are not so lucky. Some people swear by Hi-Points, I from experience, do not. Doesn't mean they don't have one that does work great. No damage in taking a chance if you're willing.
     
  7. Skribs

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    Green, I meant the specific firearm. i.e. "I sold my Widowmaker s/n 12345 because it FTEs once per magazine." Why would someone want to buy that specific gun (not just the same model, but the specific one s/n 12345) knowing that it fails?
     
  8. nosmr2

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    They guy I sold the "know issue" Buckmark was aware of my issues. He planned on using a different brand ammo to eliminate the FTF problem as well as clean the feed ramp during shooting sessions. As to the screw coming loose, he said he was going to loctite it in and not break it all the way down to clean. I still know the guy and haven't heard back from him.
     
  9. Unistat

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    Sure, just one.

    S&W 442, no lock.

    I gave it to my Dad for his first carry gun when he got his permit.
     
  10. kcshooter

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    I do it a lot. Two reasons.
    One, I can get it for half price or less because the owner knows it doesn't function right.
    Two, I can fix it.
     
  11. ny32182

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    I'll probably forget a few, but here is the list:


    -Sig 226/.40 - Sold to my dad who is not a handgun guy, so I hardly consider this one sold as I am the one who cleans it, loads ammo for it, and will probably own it again one day. No problems; I just don't shoot much .40, it was too big to carry, my dad wanted a pistol, and it happend to be the one I owned at the time that I was most willing to part with.

    -Taurus PT92, early model - Intermittent stovepipes that I could never solve, overall quality appeared to be pretty bad. No decocker. Sold to a buddy of mine, who still owns it as far as I know. I doubt he's put more than 100 rounds through it in the last 5 years.

    -Taurus PT92, later model - better quality feel overall, but still no Beretta. Intermittent stovepipes I could never solve. Sold at a gunshow. I was on the verge of going to plastic striker guns at this point as well.

    -S&W 1076 - Sold online. I didn't like it as much as my 1006, which I still have. I don't shoot much 10mm, so I didn't feel the need to keep two massive 10's. No functional problems.

    -Robinson Arms VEPR K 7.62x39. Great rifle. My only real gripe is that the forearm plastic directly contacts the barrel, so if you really heat it up it will melt the forend. I did this. RA sent me a new one promptly. Also it is not a "standard" AK, so, no furniture options, etc. Still, it is the only gun I've ever jettisoned that I truly regret selling.

    -Rem 870 Express - traded into the gun shop on a Mossberg 590A1. Rails in the receiver would routinely get stuck so that shells would not be released into the action during a pump.

    -Bushmaster 20" HBAR - Most accurate AR I have ever owned; no functional problems, sold because it was "ban era" and I wanted to move my collection to no-ban config, and more milspec construction.

    -Bushmaster Superlight 16" - No problems, sold for same reasons as previous.

    -Sig 2022 9mm - Intermittent failures to lock open that I could never resolve. Sold mainly because I was "Sig heavy" and transitioning to Glocks. Also the polymer frame was WAY heavier than it needed to be, and it had all the other attributes I now consider undesireable about Sigs: DA/SA, high bore axis, high sight line, heavy, etc.

    -Robinson XCR - Traded it for an M1A scout squad. It had no problems and I still think it is the best overall carbine design I have ever seen. The totally proprietary nature of the entire gun eventually kind of worried me, as well as the fact that there is no option for positive retention of the barrel. I never had the barrel screw come loose, but always wished they would do something to retain the screw, and it would be such an easy thing to add to the implementation. Anyhow... I do regret this one a little bit, but probably not quite enough to get another one.
     
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    Ruger 10/22 - traded for a CZ 513 (now own 513 and a 10/22)

    Ruger P94 .40 S&W - traded for Springfield XD 45 Tactical (it was terribly inaccurate and i just didn't like it.

    Glock 22 - sold it (didn't care for the 40 S&W or the Glock)

    Smith & Wesson Airweight 642 - traded for a Glock 19

    Glock 19 - realized I again that I didn't care for Glocks

    CZ 550 Varmint 223 - shot great but the stock was too short so i sold it

    Mossberg 590A1 - realized it wasn't serving any real purpose

    Ruger Red Label 20 gauge - nice shotgun, too nice for my needs

    Marlin 25N 22lr - never shot as well as I had hoped

    CZ 452 Varmint 22lr - moved to an area that limited my shooting time, so I sold it.

    Kimber TLE-RL II - I found an OD Glock 21 that I had to have. Third time's a charm. I stuck with Glocks.

    CZ 75 9mm - decided that I wanted to stick with one pistol platform. Replaced with OD G17.

    Savage MK II 22lr - sold to a cousin

    Henry H001 22lr - given to neighbor's son because he liked it so much and always cut our yard no matter how many times I told him not to.

    Taurus PT-111 - decided I didn't like it very much

    Remington 700, 308 Win. Sendero - didn't shoot as well as I hoped.

    Norinco SKS - all kinds of problems with it

    Remington 742 30-06 - just didn't like it.

    T/C Encore 45-70 - kicked like a freaking mule! Traded it.

    DPMS LR-308T - not very accurate. Sold it.

    S&W M&P15 22lr - a buddy of mine really wanted it. Sold it.

    Sig P220 - after all the pistols I have owned I decided I am completely a Glock guy.

    I'm sure there have been other, but this is all I can think of right now. My philosophy has always been, "There's no need to own all the guns in the world. You only have to try to shoot them all."
     
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    Ah. Well that I can't answer for except maybe the buyer knows how to fix it themselves or thinks they might be able to or just need spare parts. Other than that I dunno.
     
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    Not a chance.
    I can't hardly remember the ones I have now, or how many there are. :D
     
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    Never sold one...i have everyone that i ever bought. I take great time and research before i buy.
     
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    just remembered i had a very pristine looking hunting pump action 12 gauge i owned for a bout a week before i sold it because i thought it was too nice for my purposes i WANT to say it was a mossberg something or rather but im not sure. It had a jeweled action i remember that much
     
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    Sheesh......

    Glenfield M25 22rf - first gun I ever bought
    Ithaca M37 16ga, s/n 989XX - my first shotgun
    Glenfield M60 22rf
    Colt New Frontier 22/22mag - sorta wish I still had it
    Colt 45ACP GCNM - really wish I never sold it
    Bernadelli 380 - jam-o-matic
    Remington 581 22rf - another one I wish I had back
    Remington 700 .243Win - Replaced by a .308
    Ruger MKI - replaced by a Hamden Victor as my 22 handgun
     
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    Colt Python 8" Nickle .....................dumb idea to sell it. I was the original owner, bought it for $299. Made a $1000 profit, thought it would never go any higher. I sure was wrong about that plus it was a nice shooter. Should have kept it.
     
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    Firearms I used to own but no longer own:

    There ya go.
     
  20. greenr18

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    What caliber is a There ya go?
     
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    Way too many and not enough time to even begin to compile such a list. Quite a few decades were somewhat of a blur in regards to buying, selling, and trading.
     
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    Bersa 380 thunder no time to shoot, needed cash, miss it.
    Heritage 22 lr/mag revolver, too loud, worn, miss it anyway.
    Moss berg 835 traded for hp carbine, don't miss it a bit, since I've got a few more shotguns.
     
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    Taurus pt92.

    sadly short list...
     
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    Ditto
     
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    A few...
    Rem "Sportsman Model" 20GA desperately needed cash
    Nylon 66...ex loaned it to someone (without telling me) and they moved away
    3-screw old model .357 Blackhawk ex left it in the car with ammo holder on dashboard
    Marlin "Camp Carbine" .45. sold it something to do with no cash and hungry kids
    Super Blackhawk .44Mag Not sure what happend to it
    Century CETME...almost forgot that one. It was almost never in my hands, spent waaaay to much time travelling to/from Century for "repairs"
     
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